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  1. I'm a perfectionist and like me ... you should learn to tone down that perfectionism. Extreme perfectionism doesn't go well...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. I'm a "grade perfectionist", but I've learned to accept the fact that an A-/B+ (3.5) is still OK :) The most important thing...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. I did it. 4.0 for all my prereqs and nursing school. I have three kids but didn't have to work outside the home. Although...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. There is more to life and nursing school than just books. Making a 100 on every test is highly unlikely and unhealthy to...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. You are fine. That's just how they are. On a related note: How badly would it SUCK to be a Joint Commission inspector?...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Maybe because the pt. turn over is so frequent, using a plain paper is the best. i usually just write on my arm most of...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. If you don't really mean this, then knock it off, because it's nothing to joke about. If you do really mean it, get to a...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. I work in an area where there is a high percentage of the population that eschews Western medicine in favor of homeopathics...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Yet she brought her child to the ER?
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. It's a different kind of crazy.. Like three patients family members irate on the telephone, your pt about to do a back flip...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. and to add on to what ERjodi said, not only for fluid resus (figure with a 20g you can get 65ml/min as opposed to a 22g @ 35...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I totally agree with this. A video of what really happens would be great. CPR is the only thing you have to opt OUT of...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. I think it should be part of an ethical intervention that family members view what's going to be done during a code. There...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. 15380
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Veneer!!! Beer!!! Way ahead of you now.....
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. But it is so much easier to post a new thread because looking through a couple pages of threads in "NCLEX Discussion Forum"...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. We need a PVT forum stickied at the top of AN in giant multicolored font with auto merge with other threads as soon as the...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. This is a small list where 1 grain equals 65 mg but I do remember that aspirin and iron are in that list. Just like...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. You have taken the test enough times to qualify for the automatic "you passed!" letter. You don't even need to open...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. According to my crystal ball since this was your 8th time taking the NCLEX, it doesn't look like you passed. Sorry, you just...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. This was what I was thinking. If there is a charge with whom you have a good relationship, go to them and say "I see...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. *unless they've had a hyster, get the pregnancy test *don't let them scare you with "oh, they can never get an IV/my...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. We had to wear our scrubs for lab... we had to dress for lab exactly as we would for a clinical day. Badge and all.
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. I would wear the jacket into the school office and just "double check" that is how they wanted me to look at clinical. ...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Student preceptor here. Let me tell you, I don't expect you to know everything. I will keep asking you until you can't...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. You can wait on most supplies until school starts; your instructors will give you an idea about what you need. I'm only...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. One thing I don't understand is if the job market is so dismal for new grad RN's then does it really make sense to invest...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. hogwash--since when does not getting told exactly and only what you want to hear count as "bullying"? The force has totally...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Just my thoughts: Any facility that will willing to hire/train new grads will likely be skeptical of a MSN student applying...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. In my hospital with do general peri-care first, then once the peri-care done, outer package is opened, sterile draping over...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. If we are short staffed and a patient is mad about something taking too long, I absolutely let them know what's going on. ...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  32. Well then. By all means get him an MD appt. But be sure to examine him more thoroughly while he is awake that day too. After...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Honestly...I started to comment twice and then deleted the comments. So I'll just say that when I have insomnia I usually...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Whattttttt this thread was edited!!!!! Lol I wish I could've seen the original! my anniversary was yesterday, I should've...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I've never charted stuff that I didn't actually do, and I've never worked anywhere that encouraged me, "taciturnly" or...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I did my practicum in the ED. I loved it. Practice your IV starts, catheters, cpr, calculations, blood drips. Just about...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. I'm going to go out on a limb here and posit that perhaps you're not doing well in school?
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. I put this one right up there with The Moon Landing Was Faked, The Holocaust Never Happened, Bigfoot is Real, and The...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. I can't imagine a school that has a 25% pass rate (10 out of 40) and they still have students wanting to go there. 65-75K...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. OP I agree with tsm007. Not sure where you are getting your "facts." In my area of the country, nurses do not start at 65k...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. My students fail because they are a danger to themselves and the public.
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. "the real reason your failing nursing school" ....is because you can't spell "you're".
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  43. Curious where you get most of your facts. I have never seen a school with only 10 out of 40 graduating and I am pretty darn...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  44. If you are referring to yourself as a "nurse" ANYWHERE on your résumé or cover letter, that is probably the reason you...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  45. You must hold a LICENSE to be called a nurs (LPN/LVN, RN, NP etc) It is illegal to call yourself or let patients think you...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  46. It depends on: 1. How long it's been since you actually worked as a CNA and MA 2. If the hospitals hire either if these...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  47. The snippet above sums it all up. And I'm trying my best to follow your lead at this moment..... but am having a hard...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  48. I am sorry you failed the NCLEX. Many successful nurses fail the first time around. I am not so sure we had such an...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  49. Does it make me super-mean that I always think, "Just don't be a nurse?" I guess I just believe that after the third...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. ANRN2B, How dare you attack me personally by not laughing at my post in this thread. I have been here forever and the...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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