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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: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  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: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  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: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  29. Gitano, you had patients who could stick to the ceiling! Wow! :D
    Candyn
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  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: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  31. Candyn, we can't tell you what particular schools will require, since different schools require different things. You need...
    Candyn
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  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: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  33. The classes they like to see are A/P, organic and biochemistry, research and statistics. Also get your CCRN certification....
    Candyn
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  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: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  35. I doubt it will make any difference. In the end they pick those individuals who they like the most
    Candyn
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  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: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  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: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  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: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  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: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  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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