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By Candyn

Joined Feb 5, '12. Posts: 139 (17% Liked) Likes: 38

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  1. Since it is the end of 2012, I was sitting here reflecting on this past year. This has been a year of wish fulfillment;...
    Candyn
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. I am glued to the TV tonight watching the coverage of horrific events in Newtown, CT. My heart breaks for all involved. The...
    Candyn
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. She was 99 years old had just had a pretty severe stroke. She was brought to our rehab unit with the hope of some degree of...
    Candyn
    Article Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  4. I hope other VCU 2013 jump in here so we can hear about our new classmates. I have run into a few other on another site I...
    Candyn
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. If you see your patient starting to have ectopy (pvcs, pacs, etc) you should call the md and let him know. Hell ask how...
    Candyn
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. You need to look up electrolyte imbalances and cardiac arrhythmia. Not all telemetry units allow drips and even though your...
    Candyn
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Who has time to argue with phlebotomists?
    Candyn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Weeeeellllll...I actually *did* burn out about 19 months ago. Went down in flames, right there on the job. Ended up on a...
    Candyn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Venting about a patient population you dislike, either on allnurses.com or in the break room of your job, is not "poor...
    Candyn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Hah! Poor Bobby Sampson is going to wake up to an inbox full of Viagra ads and Nigerian money scams.
    Candyn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. As many of you are already aware, allnurses.com is the largest online nursing community on the world wide web and one of the...
    Candyn
    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Yes, it gets better. But it sounds like you are well within your right to be overwhelmed. I would ask your preceptor how...
    Candyn
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Vaginismus is a medical term that refers to involuntary vaginal tightness when any type of penetration is attempted. The...
    Candyn
    Article Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. I am a shameless fan of Dorothea Dix. "In a world where there is so much to be done, I felt strongly impressed there must be...
    Candyn
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  15. i am so old that i go back to that old hippie quote (actually older than that) from elderidge clever (8/31/35 -5/1/98) ...
    Candyn
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  16. i loved this quote when i was a single mom trying to go to college the FIRST time around (lol)....it seemed like i was NEVER...
    Candyn
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  17. Maybe the preceptor shouldn't ask if they're going to get offended by the student's career goals, really.
    Candyn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I've been doing back to school physicals for the past two weeks, including a lot of college and community college students. ...
    Candyn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I hate when CNAs chart temps of 94.8 or something. I swear, one day I'm gonna gather up all those stupid tympanic...
    Candyn
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. your current manager took a chance and hired a new grad, and then she trained you. you've been on your own for a mere two...
    Candyn
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. I'll never forget the night I first became aware of the utter disregard some members of the general public have for nurses...
    Candyn
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. i utilize these deffinitions based on hickey's " the clinical practice of neurological and neurosurgical nursing" full...
    Candyn
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  23. Any tips on how not to get tired, broke, and frustrated? Click Like if you enjoyed it. Please share this with...
    Candyn
    Toon Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. I agree with Silverlight. I work on a cardiac floor and we deal with a lot of pts who come in with chest pain and are likely...
    Candyn
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  25. just agreeing with airborneinf82. good evaluation is important and checking with those who have the experience will help you...
    Candyn
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  26. Evaluate the type of pain. Is it new and/or different from the pain they came in with. Are the characteristics different...
    Candyn
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  27. I'm fed up with the number of unnecessary takedowns at my current employer. We had another one tonight. I'm the "big guy"...
    Candyn
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  28. With the Spiderman movie coming out next week I thought it would be great to poke fun at Spiderman. Do you have any...
    Candyn
    Toon Forum: Nurses Rock
  29. Gitano, you had patients who could stick to the ceiling! Wow! :D
    Candyn
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  30. trust me, one of them climb to the light fixture on the ceiling by placing a table & chair and wouldn't come down until we...
    Candyn
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  31. Candyn, we can't tell you what particular schools will require, since different schools require different things. You need...
    Candyn
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  32. I retook a chemistry class. I completed it online with a online lab. My transcript does not say it was online. My school...
    Candyn
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  33. The classes they like to see are A/P, organic and biochemistry, research and statistics. Also get your CCRN certification....
    Candyn
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  34. hey again Candyn! this is what I did, all the extra sciences. the general chem should be fine, and it depends on what...
    Candyn
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  35. I doubt it will make any difference. In the end they pick those individuals who they like the most
    Candyn
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  36. Be sure to analyze the course requirements very carefully in order to make sure that you do not waste money/time on a...
    Candyn
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  37. Call the admission rep of your school of choice. I agree with HouTx. It is better to take science courses live than online...
    Candyn
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  38. Some schools require that a particular portion of the pre-reqs be taken at their school. Check with the schools of your...
    Candyn
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  39. Let me tell you a story about library books that happened to me. I am an avid reader, and brought home a stack of library...
    Candyn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Any one else having a problem with this? I'm an ACT nurse, we make commnity visits and put the clients in our personal...
    Candyn
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  41. Hii! Thank you for reading my thread! I have an interview for Duke's CRNA program in a few weeks and my nerves are starting...
    Candyn
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  42. I'm sorry if this annoys people, but I have to vent because I'm so frustrated. And it's a long post...There is a nurse who...
    Candyn
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  43. Sorry if there is a thread somewhere on here already about this. I remember the first time one of my patients died on me. I...
    Candyn
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  44. Hey Candyn, I'll try to answer your 1, 2 and 3. 1) Yes you can certainly be fluid overloaded and hypotensive. If your...
    Candyn
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  45. and it begins.........where the popcorn
    Candyn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. But...I probably DID just roll out of bed. Have you seen me at 5:30am? It ain't pretty. :p
    Candyn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I don't understand why anyone would need 6 months of orientation, esp. if they have a master's degree in nursing. Do they...
    Candyn
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  48. i did it with a bag of blood. well, 1/4 of a bag anyway. i also put too much air in a bottle when preparing a...
    Candyn
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  49. It may get you an interview. If a current employee comes to me about a friend, I will ask for a resume. If I like what I see...
    Candyn
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  50. Maybe she had an especially good lunch and her brain was running slower because it was still very involved with what she had...
    Candyn
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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