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By modgoth1

Joined May 2, '12. Posts: 351 (17% Liked) Likes: 116

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  1. I don't post often compared to some but I do read AN extensively. I stay out of the flame wars but it gets really old...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. While it is true that "older generations" have a far better work ethic than some of more recent generations, it is also true...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Not all people, even young ones learn to type yet are able to use a computer, although typing surely speeds the process....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Is it unreasonable to say that younger generations are far more proficient with computers and technology than those who are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Ageist much? I'm an "older nurse" -- my 38 years of experience will give you some idea -- who grew up without a computer...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Whatever it is, it's not enough.
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. welcome to AN! The largest online nursing community! Wow....six months out of school and you are at the top of your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Well you will always remember your first kiss! It's a beautiful day to save lives.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Yes it does affect your home and social life.. by being a better listener, a more patient individual and you tend to get...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. I love being a psych nurse. I was one of those students that changed her career goal every semester because everything was...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. Sometimes giving them a warm bed bath helps. I try to do the meds and assessments for the confused patients first, earlier...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. In defense of the student....I would have looked up and smiled and said "Hi.... I'm Esme, is there something I can help you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. The DSM is not going to help you in psych, nor are many textbooks. Sure, some books help you understand things and give...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. When patients/ others ask me why I work psych... Im honest. My mouth would get me in trouble elsewhere. But seeing as I am...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. They make scrubs that have drawstrings around the ankles. :cool:
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Me? I am not offended....I do think it makes you sound....young...immature. But that is just my opinion. I is what I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. I am a new grad and I knew from the moment I started nursing school that I wanted to work in Psych. I believe you get out...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. That puts a different spin on things. It sounds like you are totally stable and could probably handle the acute environment,...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  19. Thank you for the input. It gives me something to think about. Just to clarify, I was diagnosed with major depression eight...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. Anyone else find it funny that drug addicts and alcoholics are mollycoddled and defended as "victims of a disease" but...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. Be careful though. We all have "Borderline" tendancies when under stress or feeling powerless. IMHO this is a very over-used...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  22. Smoker. Rn. Hard worker. Stressed. Work 12's and enjoy the fact that my facility is smoke free. Smells irritate certain...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. I'm not a smoker, but I think people smoke for stress relief and we all know nursing is a very stressful job. On top of...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  24. What do I like about nursing? Other than the pure pleasure that comes from getting paid to stab people for a living? I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I tend to make 'helpful suggestions' to the other drives on the interstate on my way home. It helps!
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  26. No, because I took it and made it my own;-). I actually thought about it though. It is amazing how school changes some of...
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    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  27. Ha ha. My bet's on OU. Chuckster will be a real money maker at $5 a semester ;-). I did see that it is $5 after you pay...
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    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  28. Nice to see you.....:wavey: it a large forum sonetime it is difficult to cross paths....LOL It applies because not all...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  29. I am not so sure that in your interview it was appropriate for the interviewer to talk about how young the staff is and how...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  30. I love my psych job! Where else could I do an admission sitting on the floor in the dark with a patient who believes he's a...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  31. I went in to nursing school wanting to be a psych nurse. Growing up I wanted to be a counselor, help people with their...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  32. I agree with the last 2 comments above. I have worked at the State Hospital (obviously psych) for 5+ years and graduated in...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  33. I completely applaud ventmommy and would take a case in her home any day. I am an RN and the mother of a child with complex...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  34. Esme i Just think you are wonderful I hope someday to be like this !
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  35. This. Probably one of the saddest stories I've read. Esme, you are wonderful!
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  36. I have been a critical acre nurse for a LONG LONG time. I think that there should be an age limit of around 12. The are...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  37. Just got my diploma this am, finally!
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    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  38. Nursing is, at some point, going to have to "grow up" as a profession. There is excellent data to support the nursing needs...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  39. I just turned in my final paper!! I was broad sided by a bad grade from last weeks letter. I must have misread the rubric...
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    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  40. Congratulations! Trailing just a few months behind ya!
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    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  41. Congrats Modgoth!
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    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  42. Actually, there is certification in holistic nursing through the AHNCC. The American Holistic Nurses Association is a...
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    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  43. I officially have 1 year of nursing under my belt :) I know I'm not seasoned yet but its exciting to look back at all that I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. My GF is a nurse and we talk about work all the time. It is an interesting and challenging career so for me it is not just a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I have a 3 1/2 hour drive between work and home, one way. When I get off, I ***** about my shift practically all the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I think this is a beautiful sentiment and goes for a lot of people with physical and mental disabilities or illnesses out of...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  47. Don't limit your career to just bedside or med surg/hospital. There are wonderful nursing jobs that are far less stressful...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. You know, although I do feel a tad bit intimidated by these specialties I am very open to expanding my knowledge base and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. So many topics, so little time! Implementing evidence-based best practices for trauma-informed care on the inpatient psych...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  50. I am so mentally drained somedays that I often wonder what in the heck i'm doing working a rehab hosp. Especially when you...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing


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