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Joined Jan 2, '12. Posts: 145 (39% Liked) Likes: 136

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  1. OP, don't let the docs know you are flustered. It's akin to a shark smelling blood in the water. If you are uncertain...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. I hated bed side nursing! LOVE the OR! Love everything about it. Great for those with ADD.
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. I just wasn't in the habit of bringing my books to class. I just carried the lecture notes and a pen. I'm sure it would be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Do you even want to be a nurse?
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Who was the person to admit me… a nurse. Who prepped me for surgery and ease my fears… a nurse. Who held my hand as I...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. I am a newbie. Like I said in a previous post, I am at the wiggly puppy stage; just about to embark on my schooling as a...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. ^THIS...can we agree Nurses Rock?? ;)
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  8. Today, my grandma and I were at a hospitals food area. we just entered the store, when two nurses walked in. (I plan to...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  9. Devon, it depends on the hospital, but NPs I went to school with (from an FNP program) got jobs as new grads in uro surg and...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. There's a difference between introversion and shyness. There are many, many introverted nurses (oddly, I am one, though many...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Does your facility have a policy for what happens if an error is made? If every nurse was fired for errors such as this and...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. It's completely possible for a diabetic's sugar to drop that much after NPH, particularly a "brittle" diabetic, so there's...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  13. Well, I would just echo that no one is going to become wealthy by working as an NP. I am able to supplement my husband's...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. I agree that there will be an oversupply soon. That makes it all the more important to attend a reputable program. Or just...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. I'm confused with this post. Why would it look bad? :bored: And who cares? It's your money, do what you want to do.
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. New nurse here so haven't cried yet, but in my other job as a social worker, yes plenty of those days. You see horrific...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  17. Yes as long as you did it away from patients, it happens! I cry when I get super frustrated, the 2 times it happened I took...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  18. Regarding IVs, Just keep sticking them, you'll get there. A couple things to consider: (1) if they're blowing a lot, you...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Right on, Princess!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Yeah, those "older nurses" are/were very experienced, I'm sure! Why do they need them anyways ?!!! Us "older nurses" sure...
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. "Lyme disease". Sounds like you should go straight for your MSN so you can run a floor. JMO.
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. I think I'd like to be referred to as Queen of the World now, thank you. My delusion, my title :)
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I agree with Carolinapooh. If you earned the title, why shouldn't you be free to use it, regardless what discipline it's in.
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. But see, I think this is egoism gone too far on the part of MDs. They don't own the title. While I'm not condoning bragging...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I use the Clorox Disinfectant Wipes, they work wonders!
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  26. If it's your dream place anyway the sign on bonus is gravy. Sign on bonuses are usually an act of desperation by management...
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  27. This is excellent advice! Wish I had an older me giving my younger self this advice when I was a new nurse many moons ago....
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  28. Ok, I did say neither of *us*, how much more specific does one have to get? *LOL*
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  29. Run! The girl from The Exorcist is in Room 3!
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  30. Nah. What bugs me is patients who ask for fried chicken after a heart cath.
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. What do you do after a rough shift? Have fun with the girls? Eat chocolate? Or, do you just go straight to bed? ...
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    Toon Forum: Nurses Rock
  32. I was also taught to never use the first narrative. The objective of charting is that your observations are objective not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I've taken care of convicts, gang-bangers, gang-bangers victims, victims of family disputes, victims of police shootings,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. I work in the ICU. I send a very difficult pt to the floor (behaviorally) and couldn't imagine taking care of 5-8 more pts...
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  35. I don't let anyone talk to me that way, doctor or not. Because I do home health, I never actually see the doctors, just...
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. The doctors that I deal with are overall very nice. They value and depend on nurses and we are given a lot of autonomy. I've...
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. What, exactly, is wrong with 'boosting one's own ego'? And what is wrong with making a distinction between an RN and an...
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I agree. I don't work ER but if a patient is "borederline" they should be in the ICU if you don't have a step-down option....
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. A hot shower, my bed, and the fan on.
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. "Remove this foley or I'll pull it out myself!" Do it. I dare you.
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRqKGvRLGvb4sdw5QT8CmnmA7BK2JXZmAr9d2R_UhS1vhe-GcO1.......:roflmao:
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  42. Especially if he said, "Silence! I keel you!"
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. At age 83, Granddad was admitted to the hospital for the first time. "What is this?" he asked, as he held up the bell...
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  44. Schooldistrictnurse, RN, BSN, NCSN!!!! I passed the national certification exam!
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: School Nurses
  45. I attended a state university for my ADN-BSN approx 16 years ago. We were required to write papers of the length you...
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  46. Manual is more accurate.
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Awww. Trust me after the 5th time a Doc yells at you for something that's not your fault, a superwoman coworker...
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  48. I sleep in....That's all I want, just sleep. I always have plans to clean, unpack, prepare meals for the week, run...
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  49. Lets call the whole thing off....! :whistling: ;)
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  50. While I know what you're saying (im a CNA in a local hospital), 99.9999% of nurses are exceptional. This is the problem:...
    cardiacrocks
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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