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By ixchel, BSN, RN

Joined Jun 3, '11. Posts: 1,321 (54% Liked) Likes: 2,854

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  1. Dear Nursing Student, Please accept my apology because your experience has not always been positive. However, please allow...
    ixchel
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. 'Your Highness ' will do! :p
    ixchel
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. I keep reading the title of this post and thinking it is an end of life post. Sarcastic humor over here, folks :)
    ixchel
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  4. I got in trouble a while ago for saying that God does not care if someone passes or fails NCLEX. Surely there have been...
    ixchel
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  5. This is a shout-out to psychiatric nurses everywhere.:up: I recently spent a week in a psych unit where I had wonderful...
    ixchel
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Just a vent, everyone. Dear patient, I cannot fix your problem of 3+ years in the ER on Sunday evening. I am sorry...
    ixchel
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. I wasn't surprised by this heartfelt letter and the experiences during the first year. There were many times over a period...
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. "How about sticking theory up front, and clinicals in the end, so that we can actually build a more solid foundation?" ...
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Great post! Great attitude, you will go far!
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. And I should say that the rewards of helping people still outweigh the negs for me.
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Well, you've hit just about every nail on the head. I've had many preceptors just like you had. The job does get easier. ...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Ixchel, again, you so closely mirror my thoughts. You do rock, and you are going to be amazing. Keep on, friend.
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. So many great points! I completely agree...nursing school in a classroom is a joke....it MUST be 99% clinical/hands...
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. I'm starting my first RN job next Monday!! Thank you!!!!
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. I am also a new nurse in my 5th month of working. Thank you for writing exactly what I have been experiencing.
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. You might be surprised how much easier it becomes over the next few months One day it just starts clicking, and your...
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. I believe you will be, too. Your overall attitude is good, and it's realistic. It will always be a demanding job, but the...
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. How about specialty certs in the future? I like this feature, but like my name badge IRL, I am prouder of the CCRN I earned...
    ixchel
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  19. Your kitty doesn't look blurry to me.
    ixchel
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  20. This article is spot on.
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. I really bloody hope her preceptor DOES NOT become any head of nursing thanks otherwise i will eat my own vomit
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. See I'd totally restructure things. Four year programs: Begin with clinicals as they do in ADN programs. Every semester...
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Keep going, keep soldiering on. It will be hard. You are new and inexperienced. We all started at the beginning. Nobody was...
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. I agree with you what can be done differently with the education - it is so confounding when I answer NCLEX questions...
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Starting my first job on Dec. 1-- very excited and very apprehensive at the same time. I have been reading posts like this...
    ixchel
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  26. Does your ten year old son constantly not listen to you? Dang it, Carl.
    ixchel
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. A pt comes in dead....that should get you started
    ixchel
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. To the OP: I couldn't agree more with your post. I am a type A person and I pride myself on giving accurate, thorough...
    ixchel
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. i agree 100% and is it too much to ask that the room not be left like a tornado ran through it or that the patient is...
    ixchel
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. I use different colors: one color for taking report, and one color for information I've gathered/assessed on my own. I...
    ixchel
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. On my previous unit by the time we got report and passed morning meds, it was time to make rounds with the Hospitalist....
    ixchel
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. This is what I like about bedside report. While the off-going nurse is talking I am looking and verifying that what she/he...
    ixchel
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Thanks for making the point crystal clear. Sent from my iPhone.
    ixchel
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  34. Voices get higher when the speaker is anxious. Notice this and correct it. You can consciously lower your pitch and speak...
    ixchel
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  35. A brief on somebody holds the feces/urine against the skin. I can't imagine how they would wick away moisture, really, if...
    ixchel
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  36. And that panic is sounding a lot louder than actual science. If I see one more Facebook post from a relative that starts "I...
    ixchel
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  37. Respectfully, touching surfaces isn't "direct contact".
    ixchel
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  38. The comments from my students? no - I could certainly do that - I will just remove their names! Lets see what my guys...
    ixchel
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. Would it be against the rules for you to post snippets of the best comments here? :sneaky:
    ixchel
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. ...I am sorry, but I just had to copy/paste the OP comment to my class blackboard. This will definately be a discussion in...
    ixchel
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. I'm not a hypocrite. I practice what I preach. It's absolutely normal for me to thank a nurse for help or to say it was...
    ixchel
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. Well since, the business community utilizes peer-reviewed scientific evidence that often relies on mathematics it is highly...
    ixchel
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  43. With the rapid growth of the site, we are once again expanding our team in order to address the increased workload. Judi,...
    ixchel
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  44. We had 55 article submissions this quarter. Although the quantity was down from last quarter, the quality remained...
    ixchel
    Contest Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  45. Thought I'd come back with an update. A good one. Pediatric unit, large family of hospice child in the unit. They did get a...
    ixchel
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. How did I feel? overwhelmed.... I wanted to pee my pants. It lasts a good year or so. Still after all these years when I...
    ixchel
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I found that the anxiety fades somewhat, but never really goes away. Sick patients are unpredictable. Each shift is...
    ixchel
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I work in ICU stepdown. RNperdiem couldn't be more on the money. Unpredictability makes this job stressful, and...
    ixchel
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I agree with RNperdiem I don't think the anxiety ever truly goes away. Its not like a job where you can actually relax...
    ixchel
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. i honestly respect your feelings, 42 years ago I was "Ms. John Waynette".........possibly a bit over confident time in...
    ixchel
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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