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By Mom To 4

Joined Jun 28, '11 - from 'Virginia'. Mom To 4 is a Staff RN. She has 'Since 2009' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'BSN to DNP student'. Posts: 522 (47% Liked) Likes: 848

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  1. In many hospital systems across the US, new grad RNs without BSN degrees stand no chance of being hired. So if you want a...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. It's not just you honey, bedside does suck. I told myself I would stay 3-5 years; long enough to get enough experience to...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Move on...I worked one shift on a hospital floor during my entire nursing career. I'd apply for a job on one of those crab...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Still waiting for NY to get on the stick and not allow limitless retakes; there really is a good reason for a maximum number...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. NJ requires remediation course after failing the NCLEX 3x regardless if you tested in NJ or another state
    Mom To 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. It might be helpful for you to know that the test in NY is the EXACT same test that is offered anywhere in the US. You are...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. I would add that nurses who do little or nothing to advance their education or career are in danger of ending up "trapped"...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Because we are worked like a mule with brutal work conditions.. with unsafe ratios.. to make money for the man.
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Nurses leave the profession for a myriad of reasons, including: 1. Overworked 2. Underpaid 3. Treated badly by patients...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Hard decision. In the end though, my child would win out.
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. I'm giggling at whoever suggested Virginia - I mean, it's no Canada, but the weather here has been so cold and wet and...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I agree with MMC, North or South Carolina are nice areas for a family. There are universities that promote further...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. North Carolina could be an option. The winters are pretty mild; occasional snow. Cost of living is reasonable-you can get a...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. California and Florida aren't the only states that have warm climates. Look at other southern states. California has a very...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Since you will be a one-income family with young kids looking to buy a house, I would look at Florida first. California is...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. He's going to be hungry. Polyphagia is a symptom of hyperglycemia. You don't have to be condescending. As a type 1, I've...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. One of my ED docs remarked dryly: "That's the problem, not the solution" when I told him the patient wanted to eat because...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. The cafeteria is open until 2am and I will be happy to point you in the right direction.
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. "I need a sandwich 'cause I haven't eaten in 24 hours". Of course he had money enough to get drunk last night, spend the...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Guys remember that failing the NCLEX three times means that you are not understanding something. It has been too long since...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Look outside your area? Look at why you may have been rejected from so many schools? What were your stats, etc?
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Texas has 0% state income tax, so it is very possible. If you are a "sole" income provider, "you" come first and should be...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  23. I believe many of the NP programs set a minimum GPA of 3.0, so i would not get too worried. Check the schools you are trying...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. Yes, I hear it every day, since that is what people call me, and yes, I admit my own patients to the hospital. It never...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Cmon people, grow some! You have a RESPONSIBILTY to refuse an assignment, legally, provided you have not received...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  26. This is where I'm leaning. Look at the Dallas nurses who have it now. My kids already lost their father., no job is worth...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  27. Give me the same Hazmat suit that the CDC workers wear and proper training then yes, I would take the patient. ...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  28. Physician-assisted suicide in the United States is legal in the states of Oregon, Washington, Montana, Vermont, and New...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nursing News
  29. I support this woman's decision 100% and I applaud the State of Oregon for making a more humane alternative available to...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nursing News
  30. What's the point of sticking around for a few more days or weeks of terrible suffering? How does that make it 'better' for...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nursing News
  31. For me...there are fates worse than death.
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nursing News
  32. I'm not conflicted at all. I'm fully in favor of assisted suicide for terminal illness, or greatly diminished quality of...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nursing News
  33. I would guess that we've all given OP lots to share with her classmates at her CNA Clinicals this week:cheeky:
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. It's not your place to "confront" them. Who do you think you are! You're not even a nurse yet and you have no idea what...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. Personally, I was not "called" to nursing. That does not make me a bad nurse!!! I was a young adult female who could not...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. No one has an obligation to remove themselves from the pool of candidates because someone else "wants it more." That's a...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. Loving or hating one's job seems to follow a normal distribution. I'd estimate that about 20 percent of people truly love...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. That probably describes at least half of all nurses. Get over it. Not everyone has some bizarre quasi-religious masochistic...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. I don't really care why someone chooses nursing. I don't think it's really anyone's bussiness why someone wants to become a...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. I never had any childhood dreams of becoming a nurse. Another nurse's personal motivations for entering the nursing...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Yep, and I really don't care what a person's motivations are for becoming a nurse. I don't think there is anything wrong...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. My favorite is when we are told not to come to work if we have flu like symptoms yet they turn around and ding you when you...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  43. I would start looking for another position...she is not setting you up for success. As a new nurse you are at a huge...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  44. Oh, that poor patient. :(
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. People just don't understand what resuscitation really involves. It's awful that we put our loved ones through this when...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. They were irrational jerks before her death. Still irrational jerks. Wanting to sue and suing are two different things....
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. I received an email notice from allnurses saying that I haven't logged onto the site for a long time which is true because...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Did Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Pharmacists, have published papers, on the improved outcomes of PTs with...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  49. I will again state that nursing does not need three levels of entry. What are ADN programs attempting to accomplish by...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  50. My students fail because they are a danger to themselves and the public.
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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