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  1. I'm a Libertarian. If Libertarians came into power, I'd have to find a new party. ANYONE who can get elected beyond dog...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Imagine you got up from your computer right this minute, and walked out of your house knowing you will never, ever come...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Honestly I am at the other end of the spectrum. I am small 5'6 and 120lbs. I can not gain weight. Even with increased...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. The fact that NPs have better satisfaction ratings from pateints has no bearing on whether they were treated correctly or...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  5. Yes, it's this. A friend of mine graduated from NS, got her license in the mail, and posted a picture of it on Facebook. ...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  6. Wow. Would not happen at our school. Finding the deltoid for an I.M. (Not giving it... just locating the site) maybe. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Unfortunately, looks are very important because, as has been stated, hiring managers make their mind up within a couple of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I work at a magnet school and the kids can out smart me sometimes. I had two kindergartners in my clinic. I asked the first...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  9. The time I told a young student "I'm a nurse and a mom, too" and he said "you look more like a grandma"
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    Forum: School Nurses
  10. you have to admit, students just come out with some doozies! I just had one of my little cutie 2nd graders come in and go...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  11. And "How good am I at candycrush?"
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Hey now- that candy ain't gonna crush itself!!!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. The Number One way to tell if you are cut out for night shift is to ask yourself this question: "Am I one of the cool kids?"...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Recently my husband's grandmother was a patient in the ICU. I am frequently used as the medical translator in the family,...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. There's an older woman in our class who feels the need to say "bless you" after every time someone sneezes in class. It...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Carla from Scrubs. Only TV show that ever gave nurses even close to half the credit they deserve. 14301
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I agree with the waitress thing. 100% That's why I've said this, time and time again: leave a 20% cash tip on the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. It wasn't my significant other, but a friend who was a nursing technician, of all people. I told her someone was lying...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. I had come home after my first code and my patient didn't make it. I was venting to my DH and telling him how doing CPR on a...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. One of my brothers was having back pain one day and said to me "I think I have a cold in my back". After laughing...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. #1 - When my dad had a stress test done a few years ago, Mom called to say everything was ok. She said the only thing of...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. This thread is started in honor of my darling husband, who told me this morning that he almost woke me early because he had...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. This is hilarious! Good sound advice :) Happy Sunday! In all seriousness, you can find places to donate blood...
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    Photo Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. What do you say if you really like confidentiality? Hip-hip-HIPAA! (my favorite is the hipaachondriac, brilliant)
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. What do you call someone who complains incessantly about HIPAA? HIPAAchondriac What do you call a provider if he/she is...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  26. It would, seriously, be more enjoyable if nurse-to-patient ratios were better. I had the joy of having only four patients...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  27. I loved your post (probably a little more than I should.)I have been advocating for yrs that in the interest of stress...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  28. Not to put too fine a point on things, but......sometimes, nursing really bites. It bites when you've built a life and a...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  29. Oh, I just recalled my personal favorite. (How could I forget ). Thankyou , to the thoughtful patients who leads me to...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  30. Not an RN who said this, but still would sound weird outside of a hospital: (determining the need for a lumbar puncture)...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  31. Had a similar situation.. I was training with another nurse and the pt with a trach asks "can you deep throat me". The...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  32. I work in urology and we are always asking parents to describe hematuria in relationship to beverages.... pink lemonade,...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  33. The other night my sister was reading riddles to me and we were trying to guess the answers. Sister: "A man dies of...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  34. Hello, My name is Christina Silva and I am a doctoral candidate, nurse educator, and staff nurse. I am performing a...
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    Research Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  35. If you are in the western Metro area, please PM me! LOL! I swear! My email is PROFESSIONAL, I dress PROFESSIONALLY and...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  36. A word about religious head coverings. Here in Jerusalem, there are many Jewish and Muslim nurses who are religiously...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  37. From another thread I responded to:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Some of the most militant germaphobes are pre-k, kinder, and first grade teachers. It always makes me wonder what they were...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  39. Don't forget hand to hand fighting skills.
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  40. Think about it. 12 hrs of PTO for me adds up to over $400. Would I donate that to a sometimes unpleasant co-worker, who has...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. " Do you think I have enough alarm clocks on my wall to wake me up for the NCLEX tomorrow morning"?
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    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  42. Congrats!!! :up::up::up::up::up:
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    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  43. Can we say STICKY!!!! :up: This is great because alot of times just knowing a little bit about something will help you make...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  44. Great idea, when my friend and I were preparing for Nclex we would txt each other short quick questions and wait for the...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  45. Hi There is a great study guide called Pearls, it just has facts (one liners) it was very valuble to me when studying for...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  46. OK I know this sounds stupid but I have a friend that gets really freaked out before big tests like finals, HESI, NCLEX, and...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  47. :D 1. dont give beta blockers to anyone with respiratory problems i.e asthma, copd. 2. periorbital edema sign of...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  48. I think this is a great idea! Here are my 5 facts. They're from Kaplan: 1. Herbs: Black Cohosh is used to treat...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  49. "Some few manage to step in unicorn poop and fall into a great job right out of school"...still laughing. Do they sell that...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  50. Around here you aren't even considered as an applicant until you're licensed so that isn't possible in all markets.
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance


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