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By NurseOnAMotorcycle

Joined Jan 16, '11 - from 'Not Tellin, US'. She has '4' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med-Surg 1, Emergency 3'. Posts: 819 (59% Liked) Likes: 1,797

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  1. Confident, competent nurses get more respect.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. You should think long and hard about what specialty you want to go into since you already have the degree. Nursing also is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I personally would tough it out for a year or so just because it will look good on your résumé. After that, if things don't...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. I think you're probably doing a great job, you just still need time to get used to this newer, higher acuity department. You...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. I'm thinking the OP (who appears to have, well, disappeared-- buh-bye! :wavey:) meant to type "menial" labor. This concept...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I am confused why you would come to a nursing site to find advice on careers other than nursing. If you don't like it,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What the! 45 minutes late! Honestly, I think anything more than 5-10 minutes is pushing it and I would have been calling to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I'm 65 years old and I have stopped at many MVAs in my lifetime. I always stop, even if police are there. If firemen and or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I will stop if there is no one else on the scene. I recently saw a horrible accident of a ped vs car on my way TO work....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. guilty of this... and yes it is incredibly easy to do as ER nurse.... :sorry: but then again, we are almost always right on...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. I would never go back to days. Hated every minute of it.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. I will reiterate this point with something that just happened to me. I had a patient with uncontrolled HTN 220-40s/110-20s....
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. This is exactly the issue I brought up in a thread where the nurse was talking about how her floor had stopped letting the...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. My least favorite choice would be neuro . . . I was exposed to lots of young males with head trauma from stupid stunts when...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Part of ACLS training is to evaluate the compressions and encourage the staff member to adjust them if necessary. We have...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Hello all, Is anyone else waiting for an acceptance letter to nursing school? Specifically a LPN program? If accepted,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I can't recall any specific examples, just mostly when I do handoff I can't think of the names of devices or diseases so I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. ❤ After over 40 years Gary Bentley and his nurse Kathy Henricks are reunited at Vulcan Park in Birmingham. Gary was a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. One of my favs is an obviously weary doc was updating a just admitted pt's H&P late at night and he wrote that she "done...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. You may want to try ER nursing! There can be boring days, but you will have far more variety. Annie
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Throw a nurse into an actual first response scene and you will find your answer quickly.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. The only nurses that could possibly be considered first responders would be rotor flight nurses. Or if a nurse is working in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. BOOOOO... No fair... :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Sure, most of us can. But as with the last question you posted, we will not do your homework for you. We will not write...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. PLEASE don't be apologetic for working in a SNF! I really don't know why there is such a pervasive myth that acute care...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  26. First of all, congratulations on your stellar achievements, including getting into nursing school, graduating nursing...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  27. You feel lost. That is normal as a new nurse. Don't let other people's experiences or opinions get you down. Soon, you will...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  28. You will grow a much thicker skin the longer you are in nursing. You will meet plenty of downright mean people who get joy...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  29. Prepare yourself for what, the interview or to be an ER RN? Don't worry about doing additional things to be ready to be an...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  30. I am graduating nursing school in May (yay!) and I am wondering about the best place to start my learning. I absolutely LOVE...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  31. I hate alot a lot.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I recently made the switch to nights and lets just say that I get a little foogy at the 3am mark. The other night lab calls...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. OP, I found the best way to address communication breakdowns between units is to straight up ask them. I ask every unit,...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  34. Another hallway patient.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  35. You want to stay FARFARFARFARFAR away from DNI. The debt you will incur will be insane. The same degree you get from DNI I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. What is DNI?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Nothing to do with competence! If you were no good, and didn't care, you would not be posting here, you would be in a bar...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  38. Code gray is combative person. If an A&O patient threw that at me or a coworker I'd have trouble not reacting like I do...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Wow, some of these comments are just really out there. It just goes to show how unprepared acute care nurses are at dealing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. At my facility, the policy is to call security, call the doctor and pos. psych consult. If patient isn't alert and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Hi everyone, I was ecstatic when I got a call for an interview however, I was not given much time to prepare for the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I agree with JMCP. Be aware, I made mistake of choosing ms over icu as a GN just to learn the "stepping stone" and jesus how...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  43. I thought this was quite well done
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  44. School nursing. I'm the only healthcare professional covering multiple buildings, tons of autonomy and decision making...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  45. This is the exact reason why I won't buy doritos or oreos! They will NOT last around me. When I do buy them, I inhale the bag
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. That would be a lot of fiber.......
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I was in CDU before I transferred to ER. From my experience, I didn't learn much from CDU. It's typically a place where you...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  48. I have a few things to say about this post. 1- You all suck. I cannot read this anymore while trying to resist the junk...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I have too many guilty pleasures to list. But I'm eating one of them right now---Oreos with double stuff. Yum!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Sorry, I saw this and couldn't resist this one. 17597
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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