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By Calabria

Joined Mar 3, '11 - from 'U.S.A.'. Calabria is a R.N.. She has 'Always looking to learn!' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'NICU, OB/GYN'. Posts: 119 (61% Liked) Likes: 283

Comments left by Calabria.

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  1. Nothing, really. I am working. My partner and I live nowhere near our families. All I want for Christmas is to move back...
    Nov 24 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. I graduated in December 2010 with $60,000 in student loan debt. That was between 2 different Bachelor's degrees, and in...
    Nov 17 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. More than once, I've tried to badge into my apartment building with my work ID. It leaves the people at the front desk...
    Oct 14 '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. No, that's ludicrous. I'm saying that the signs and symptoms of the bleeds were first noticed immediately after suctioning....
    Sep 18 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. I'm currently laughing at this thread. Especially at the people (who don't work in NICU) that are aghast that NICU nurses...
    Sep 18 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. I prefer the term "assertive" to the term "tyrant". Neonates can't advocate for themselves. They need somebody who's...
    Sep 16 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. Regarding scenario one, if the doctor wrote the order in accordance with standards set by the Joint Commission, she would've...
    Sep 14 '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. Why should any nurse put 2 lives at risk by exposure to an infectious disease, as opposed to one? If possible, spread out...
    Sep 2 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I hope that some of you aren't my coworkers.
    Sep 2 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. My employer gives us the option to say that we don't wish to float if we sign up for overtime, and it's noted by scheduling....
    Aug 17 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I'd report them to the Department of Health. And anybody who listens, really.
    Aug 14 '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. I care when it, like any other medical condition, affects my coworkers' abilities to function and perform as an effective...
    Aug 5 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. I'm personally dealing with some anal glaucoma right now. I.e., I can't see my ass going into work tonight.
    Jul 29 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I didn't do anything nursing/NCLEX related. I enjoyed lunch with my best friend at our favorite restaurant. We enjoyed a...
    Jul 21 '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. 1. I have another perspective. I work in a different environment than you (NICU), but if we walk in and see that the...
    Jul 16 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. I'm a big fan of low-glycemic eating, especially on night shift. I've found that I don't get as sleepy/hungry between 3 AM...
    Jul 9 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. My father spent 5 days in the MICU at a level-one teaching hospital when I was 12. My sisters were 9 and 6 at the time. We...
    Jul 8 '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  18. I hope that you wrote up the fellow.
    Jun 23 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I'd be going up the chain of command about this as soon as their office opens. They should advance you a check for their...
    Jun 21 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I don't entirely agree with this, and I think that sometimes too much emphasis is placed on weight gain as a reliable...
    Jun 20 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal

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