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By ixchel, BSN, RN

Joined Jun 3, '11. Posts: 1,407 (55% Liked) Likes: 3,051

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  1. This thread wins the internet.
    Dec 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. P.S. Your options at this time are still associate's RN or bachelor's. You just will need to extend your search efforts,...
    Dec 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I completed an AA in general studies and then transferred into a BSN. My total time in school for both was 2 years. I had to...
    Dec 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Blue babies and nystagmus as actually pretty normal. The blue goes away immediately, as you saw, and sometimes nystagmus can...
    Dec 21
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Also, blood pressure can vary by a lot depending on your level of activity. A healthy young woman will have a SBP that...
    Dec 21
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. I'm curious to know - what is your background in healthcare? And did your baby experience an adverse outcome?
    Dec 21
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. I love, love, love apple things. My phone and iPad have my calendar (although I am annoyed I had to purchase a separate app...
    Dec 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. It does leave a bad taste, and it terrifies me. What's to come for my grandparents? Me? My kids? I wouldn't wish this on...
    Dec 21
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. A CNA was walking around the unit recently vaping. Blew my mind. The problem I've been finding with ecigs is that people...
    Dec 21
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. Being organized and good at time management will make nursing school tolerable for you. That's probably the hardest part....
    Dec 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. I'm pretty sure patient abandonment isn't possible for a CNA. Nurses, yes, but not CNAs. I was thinking - maybe they are...
    Dec 21
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  12. Thank you for your responses! The reason I ask is this.... I'm on a step down unit that is in a smaller hospital, so no...
    Dec 21
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. I know how hard it is to make sense of a birth that wasn't what you expected. Questioning everything, wondering if your...
    Dec 21
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. I never imagined in nursing school how complex wounds really are in the real world. This assignment you are working on -...
    Dec 21
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. I had a retired ED nurse as a patient the other day. She was feeling chatty as the moderate sedation was wearing off and...
    Dec 21
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. After reading more of your posts, I realized that my initial response to you was a bit harsh. I think I'm the one owing you...
    Dec 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Thank you for your feedback! I borrowed a master cardiology this week and after realizing I could hear a gnat sneeze with...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. The scientist brain of nurses is trained to use skepticism as our "autopilot" mode. 😊 It's healthy to question, and even...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  19. This is not actually true. A place (employer or school) may accept/hire as many minorities as they have apply with...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  20. To the last paragraph, yes. The presentation depends completely on where in the brain is getting what, basically. Her speech...
    Dec 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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