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  1. This has been figured out, although there are no RCTs on the subject, just like there are no RCTs are the safety of jumping...
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    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  2. why should you have to do that?? if you're working 8 hour shifts that's nearly 4 hours of unpaid overtime you're gifting to...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. I have worked on a surgical unit with medical overflow for a year. I gave it my best, but I just can't anymore. I work night...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. I think that this is common for all nurses. I've found that if I'm tired my anxiety is worse, so I work hard to get to...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. So I had the phone interview today and it must have went okay because I'll have a second phone interview with a panel next...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. an interview is not an offer....interview....if they extend an offer, Go with your heart.
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Yep, that's the idea! I had over four months left in my term when I finished the first community health course, so my mentor...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  8. I finished in five months, but I did have a Bachelor in Business also, so I had to complete 27 credits for the BSN. I...
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    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  9. Hi, I am a nurse Italian that intensive coronarica works in a department of therapy, and meanwhile there greets to all.We in...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. As a heavily tattooed, former punk rocker (and always will be in my heart) who is now approaching 40 with 6 years of RN...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. The agency I work for pays for my health insurance for up to a month in between assignments. I haven't had any issues...
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    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. I am a non-traditional student currently (read "older") and I have a strong business background but no degree. My original...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. Try keeping a journal. Even just a few bullet points every night regarding the type of patient or disease process that you...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I think its through trial and error. You go through nursing school and think to yourself, wow I am going to be such and...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I chose a master of management, virtually the same as the MBA. I figured that a lot of the content in a nursing...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. I have both...MSN and MBA and prefer the MBA as it allows for more opportunities, not only in nursing. When I retire south...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. I'm betting your facility is engaging in unecessary and redundant documentation policy. Whoever makes the policy there ought...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Today marks one year since I started my first real nursing job in the PACU. I mentioned this to my preceptor the other day,...
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    Article Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. If you're a visual learner like I am, you may need to find a different way to organize your information. I created the...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. They have been sitting in a box for the last decade. Untouched. Moved across Canada twice. I need to down to the...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. All my closest friends and social groups were outside of nursing school and established before I got there. We all got along...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Thanks! I think the interview went well but I'm still waiting to hear back. <nervous!!!!>
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  23. The fact that people still use IE boggles my mind!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  24. Um. WGU is a non-profit. They ask the same questions on assessment so many times likely because they have had to explain...
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    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  25. For now...let it go. At least she isn't mean to you...search the boards and you will consider yourself lucky. I wouldn't...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  26. It takes a long time to get good at doing everything at once. It sounds like your preceptor isn't the best. There are good...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  27. I worked in the medical field for over25 years, and in the Operating Room for most of that time. I was a Certified...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. ! Um, the N in NCLEX stands for national----as in it's the same test no matter where your heiney is parked when you take...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  29. Thank you!! Well I'm not married and no children (unless we count dogs) so the world was pretty much open to me. I knew I...
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    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  30. I would get your CNA and try to network yourself a PCT job in a hospital, if at all possible. To land a job anywhere it...
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    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  31. Around here, CNA & PCT are pretty much the same thing. Yes, experience as one will give you an employment adage as an RN,...
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    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  32. When you finish school and get your first RN job, you can move out of the projects and you will have a new neighbor and...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  33. Good for you. I am not of the mindset that someone commands my respect just because they are older than me but, well, I'm...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  34. Keep doing what you're currently doing. You are setting a positive example for your children and their lives will be...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  35. LadyFree28 Thank you so MUCH for your supportive comment. I've been so depressed about the situation. Yesterday I kinda...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  36. Update!! First, I want to thank all of you for your support and great advice. I am always so touched by the...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  37. Thanks for all the great advice, keep it coming! After my first couple weeks with my preceptor, I haven't made a (major)...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  38. I just want to share my experience with you all. After this week I will be off orientation and officially on my own. I...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  39. Although I do think it is probably best to wear business casual (yes, even in class) I never have. In fact, I look like a...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. I alo have flat feet that is probably why I dislike danskos
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  41. I swear by my new balance tennis shoes. I cannot wear Danskos because I have completely flat feet. I had a pair I could...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  42. 2 identifiers.....just 2 identifiers ....YES it's HIPAA! the best policy about social media? KEEP YOUR PATIENTS BUSINESS...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  43. I think we'd work well together! I'm all for teamwork! :-)
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. You're welcome! And by the way you sound like a great charge nurse...I would love to have so much help!!
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. As a charge nurse on a med/surg unit during the 7p shift, I am guaranteed to hear this at least one time each shift. ...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. OK now, as a nurse, what would you advise a patient with swollen feet? What causes dependent edema? Draw on your own...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. You just want to get some compression stockings, you can find them anywhere you purchase nursing uniforms. I really like the...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. They won't tell you that is accurate because they want extra $8 for quick results ;)
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  49. I agree. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. A lot of EDs do not hire brand new nurses or they might limit...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  50. It's the Mercy hospital from Fort Smith. They declined my request for a web interview. They do not reimburse for travel...
    NevadaFighter
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing


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