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  1. Shermaine, Yes it is true that some nurses are not nice people. They are not nice people to their long time coworkers...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. It's a sad reality in nursing, but not unique to nursing. It's people being disrespectful to each other, period. You'll...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I don't understand why people are concerned about finding their own local preceptors. As a nurse I had tons of local...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. It's a great plan, you can graduate quickly without too much debt and triple your earnings as an NP, once you have...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. I can't believe this conversation. I am a float pool nurse and I do a full assessment including VS ( Bp and pulse) at the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Honesty in your professional charting SHOULD have more to do with the ethics of your postition than your fear of being...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. I am just starting a PMHNP program in January. I have been working as RN in psych for 2 years now. I am also in my early...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. I absolutely detested bedside nursing. I'm about to begin my final year of a BSN to DNP program. Hoping that I enjoy being a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I, too, am not interested in bedside nursing. I've spent nearly 4 years in substance abuse and I'm moving on to psych in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. 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...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. 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...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. How is having two degrees, a BA one isn't actively using and a ADN, more cost-effective than "just" a BSN? I know plenty of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. If you think about it.. It's kind of like getting a BA in Psychology, then getting a Associate of Science in Biology. You...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. "Dang, that must have hurt, let me see...yup, let me put some of my special salve on it and you are good to go" (grabs...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  15. LOVE that kid grinning in the cartoon!!!!!! :roflmao:
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  16. Ewwww gross!!!
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  17. I had a friend staying with me for a few weeks while he was looking for a new apartment. He came in one day and I was...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  18. That happened to me the last time I had to have ER care-- I had been having awful GI symptoms that just were not resolving...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. In my 30 years of floor nursing experience... I have seen this over and over again. After all.. if it's charted.. it's...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Yeah. Until they are sitting at that long lawyers table giving a deposition with two bright lights shining on you and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. I am so glad there are still good nurses out there. I don't think the aim was at med surg nurses...it was aimed sat the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. And therein lies the difference between a good nurse and a great nurse.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Unfortunately i do not call buying perrla a waste of money. It is a money and time saver for me. I would rather spend more...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. We won't respond if you call us "nut burgers" as we are introducing you to operant conditioning.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. I have worked in child psych many years, first as a staff nurse and, for the last 20 years, as a child psych CNS. Back when...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  26. If you're taking the AANP it's possible to sit for boards even before you graduate. A coworker last December took his AANP...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  27. First, congratulations on both graduating and passing your boards. Hope you enjoy whichever of those jobs you choose. ...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  28. It's a tough business for a provider, to be honest. I see it frequently and it always makes me pause and it (honestly) tugs...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  29. Making them actually funny would be an even more welcome change.
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  30. Those "About a Nurse" cartoon caption contests. The "nurse" is always assumed to be the same, pencil-thin little blonde...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  31. My reply may come across as something pulled from thin air, but I think your issues may revolve around the chance that you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I have been working as an ER tech/PCA for about 4 1/2 months now in a level 1 trauma center, and have been through a lot...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  33. Since each program has a different set of requirements I don't believe one can say that any particular GPA is what is...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  34. The program I just started was more interested in work experience. They didn't accept any students this semester with less...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  35. I've also contributed twice. Once for a friend making a documentary about his life with breast cancer (and many other men...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. It's like this. Many of us are from a background (culture, age, spirituality, upbringing) that it is inappropriate to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. This online solicitating doesn't bother me. No one is holding a gun to my head forcing me to donate, so if I'm not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. My only thought is "oh hell, no"
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  39. Amen! Now, when I round on the floor at the hospital where I used to work, I am so incredibly thankful to be where I am. It...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  40. Keep your eye on the prize...blah blah blah. Been there done that. Are you happy doing what you're currently doing if...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  41. Not to be rude or crass but "senior RNs" are not the best source of information regarding terminal APN education. That...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  42. I appreciate everyone's responses. I am looking to do primarily hospital-based work upon graduation (although I notice many...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  43. Absolutely not true. FNPs are educated an prepared as generalists (actually very similar to our PA and physician...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  44. Thank you all for your responses! I think I am going to start off in a part time program and see how it goes. If I need to...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  45. This. I got my FNP working fulltime (even some overtime during the first 3 semesters), but it wasn't easy. I am down to my...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  46. "They handle the addicts being seen for there post CABG f/u that have the flu with sarcardosis, maybe a little scaleraderma...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  47. I see schizophrenics with active hallucinations and all of the above problems. It is what I was trained to do as a psych np....
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  48. I don't want to put words in twinkerss mouth, but I read her/his post as drawing a distinction between psych providers and...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  49. After reading the first few replies, I feel all alone in my little corner of "Hey You".....
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  50. Thats cute! I'm usually called by my first name with some vets calling me Doc out of sense of respect. They totally get...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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