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  1. Now that I got laid off from my full-time job, this is something I really need to consider doing. I would feel most...
    Jun 1
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. Before I became a nurse my mom died. I was 21 and she died in a drug rehab facility at 47. I was her next of kin, my...
    May 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. A, or an " older" nurse ( I will be 34 in 2 weeks) but I have worked in ICU and hospice. The 2 areas where death happens...
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. So the first hemoglobin didn't go down significantly enough to transfuse. Ok. Then you get another on and it did. That's...
    May 8
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  5. Honestly, an engineers lines of work and education is very black and white and technical. ( I know many ). As you can see...
    May 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Yes, even in skilled visits. It's really annoying. They can feel free to go buy it themselves, but if they ask if they can...
    May 6
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. I also got extremely lucky in the preceptor department. Twice. First as a new grad med surg float. She was just awesome...
    May 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. It's bad, but my 6 year old is a sensitive one. Littlest scratch and it's " mommy I'm bleeding, I'm bleeding!" I kiss it...
    May 4
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  9. Honestly....... It goes all sorts of ways. Yes, I've experienced the ER nurses holding their patients they were supposed...
    May 3
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. I dont fully believe in this concept. I would not wake a pt up for a 6 am Prevacid. Sleep is also a vital part to healing....
    May 3
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. I was just discussing this with a friend. Isn't " dry drowning" essentially aspiration? Depending on the severity they...
    May 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I kind of had the opposite experience. I was an MICU nurse and new mother who's daughter went to the NICU. She was in the...
    May 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Congrats, that's my clinical dream job!
    Apr 22
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  14. I apologize for the use of the wrong word. I meant a recommendation . Either way it greatly affects the chance of a new...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. The other reality is hospitals want to achieve magnet status which requires 80% of their staff to be BSN trained. So while...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. Telling your coworker it's no problem to remove a femoral dialysis father during post Mortem care. Turn the patient to put...
    Apr 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. It's a true story. I got my AAS in 2005 and was able to get a job before even passing the NCLEX. Life changes made me...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. Know that all nursing is not task-oriented and critical thinking is very important. On a cardiac step down unit, I would...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  19. Well, #1 I was high risk and my place of employment didn't have a NICU. So that was out. And my DD did end up in the NICU....
    Apr 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I think you haven't found your niche in nursing yet. You haven't found a specialty or a unit that's your fit. And...
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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