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By iamgabrielle

Joined Apr 20, '12. Posts: 26 (19% Liked) Likes: 7

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  1. Sometimes people need to taste a little misery to appreciate the lack of! LOL
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  2. I don't understand why, but this is like a circle--it never ends. Veteran nurses, whom were all once a new grad, went...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Unfortunately, wherever you go you will have doctors/preceptors/coworkers/bosses/family members/patients who are rude, mean...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. It is never okay for a preceptor to degrade an orientee in front of a patient. It makes the nurse and the hospital look bad.
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. My preceptor was exactly this way. She never ever gave me one work of positive feedback. On top of that she was always...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I have news for you all- it IS( as in currently as we post) happening to us old nurses when we are new too. As for me- I'm...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. I went through the same thing as a new nurse. I think it has to do with being a new nurse, being new to the setting, and...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. It's out there......;)
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Healthcare? Welcome to the world. Humans are just mean and it's getting worse. I don't think nursing has a monopoly on...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Observe and watch everything. Got an IV team, go watch them put the IV in your patient. Watch how the lab draws blood. Get...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Gabrielle....don't let the naysayers get you down. There are bullies in every walk of life. Don't let them get you down. ...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Nursing is so moody. I have always thought that too.We are new grads, you were once in our position too. I dont get why some...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. there's currently a thread about how someone was surprised and dismayed that a social, talkative nurse was hired rather than...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. I am sorry of your experiences. When I first started, I had a similar experience. However, our facility was changing to a...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. i can see from your posts you are struggling. :hug: even though you graduated 8 years ago your are a new grad.....something...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. So it's ok for then to treat her like crap? Ummm ok.
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. It's unfortunate but true. The saying "nurses eat their young" didn't come about for no reason. However, there are older...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I'd recommend looking at similar posts to yours. This place is a wealth of information and words of wisdom.
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Not to sound dramatic but if your anxiety is so bad that you have chest pain and palps, I would just make an appt. with your...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. I cannot advise you on what to do, but I can tell you my experience. I am by nature a highly stressed individual, always...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. I'm nearly 1 month post boards and just out of orientation. I just made a post about my stress too! I'm usually still...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. A month?? You are normal, right on track. Most don't feel confident until their first year. Do not be hard on yourself. Keep...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Its not you! NOONE is completely with it, excellent with time management and a perfect nurse one month after starting their...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. You are completely normal. At least 90% of us were totally overwhelmed. You need to tell your preceptor that you are...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. So did you graduate 8 years ago and not work? Or have you been a working nurse for 8 years and this is a new job?
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  26. I know how you feel, I've been on orientation on a med surg floor for several weeks now and I'm so inimidated. I feel sick...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  27. A CNS (and also a NP) is a type of Masters degree program. Some schools will accept people who have no experience in...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  28. I had no idea what I wanted to do in nursing when I started, and I still don't. Before I started, I figured I'd do psych. ...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  29. I wouldnt give up yet. Keep plugging away and try not to internalize so much. do you best. I always think its good to keep...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  30. Do what makes you happy. But I wouldn't give up after just three months. Especially in a new specialty. (If you tried a...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  31. Do not feel like you have to 'stick it out'. Do what makes you happy! Go back to psych. I couldn't work psych, and I am...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  32. I might try and stick out the med-sug unit for a while longer, 3 months and you are just getting your feet wet. But go...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  33. If you were happiest in psych, then by all means go back to psych! That may sound like I'm biased, being in psych...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  34. COPD, diabetes, hypertension, asthma, HIV/AIDS, alcohol withdrawal, pain control, anemia, diverticulitis, Parkinson's...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  35. Hi there! I'm an LPN working on a medical floor for 3.5 years but soon to be a GN next Thursday:) yay! Anyway, our floor has...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  36. The tasks of iv's.. foleys.... and everything else that is just a procedure.. will be taught in your orientation. We...
    iamgabrielle
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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