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By NS81

Joined Jul 7, '12. Posts: 78 (9% Liked) Likes: 11

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  1. With all due respect, it's clear you actually haven't worked psych if you think there's no nursing skills involved in it. ...
    NS81
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. I would like to reiterate that by automatically eliminating "job-hoppers," you may be overlooking precisely the kinds of...
    NS81
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  3. Are you suggesting I just pick anyone and then terminate them after the probationary period if they don't work out? This is...
    NS81
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  4. I am not the best at interviews but I am an awesome employee! I hear it from my co workers and supervisors all of the time....
    NS81
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  5. I don't think anyone is meaning to sound ungrateful. I think some of us are just surprised and maybe a bit discouraged at...
    NS81
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  6. Do you go out of your way to miss the relevant, however much, tangential points. This discussion and change. If you don't...
    NS81
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  7. Less intelligent? LOL, sounds like someone was smarter than you think! <disclaimer: I've yet to have anyone bring me food...
    NS81
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  8. Well speaking from experience a interview is not a true assessment of someones skills. People are usually very nervous...
    NS81
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  9. OK, well, here's a dissertation, that is well worth reading, on the kind of violence in which I have been discussing. ...
    NS81
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  10. There are tons of websites for this. You literally just have to type in "weighted grade calculator". PS get ready for a...
    NS81
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Remember not everyone was taking the NCLEX there are a number of different exams that PearsonVue administers at the same...
    NS81
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. I couldn't disagree more -- there are many shifts in many hospitals available to new grads other than night shift. I know...
    NS81
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. I have worked both shifts. With day shift, the job is definitely crazier, but the rest of your life is pretty normal. With...
    NS81
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. I don't think she meant not compatible with society socially... but rather you don't do your errands, appointments, phone...
    NS81
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. I worked nights for about 6 months once upon a time. At the time, I did it to make the extra money. But I never was able...
    NS81
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Grrr. I admit, I had to sit on my hands to not post a bunch of profanities at this. I've worked nights, and I've worked...
    NS81
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Because working nights goes against most people's circadian rhythms, and working nights has been found to increase the...
    NS81
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. OP, please come work a nightshift in my PICU, and then tell me again how dang easy I have it. Less LIP availability in...
    NS81
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Wow... I wish you were only joking. I saw there that you mentioned you "only" got a 15 min lunch. Hmm... lunch.. I seem to...
    NS81
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Oh man, you just opened a can of worms...
    NS81
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Switch to nights then, it will be sooo easy. You will get paid more and you can shop online while all your patients sleep....
    NS81
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Like the previous poster said, they get paid more for the undesirable hours. It's hard on the body, makes it difficult to...
    NS81
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. If you have an issue with night shift getting more pay, then go to night shift and do nothing for more money.....although I...
    NS81
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I've worked night and I have worked days......in my experience days is busier.....but I always say night shift should get...
    NS81
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. My first few months on nights I had symptoms very similar to the ones you describe. I have always been very healthy. I went...
    NS81
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Just to update on everyone. I applied for transfer last week in the PACU. I like the hours (11-11:30P). It's hard to...
    NS81
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  27. As a male nurse(28y/o) in an ICU setting and a new grad (6 months young), You have to brush off any speculations/jokes that...
    NS81
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  28. I am sorry you are experiencing this and I believe that places like this are the exception and not the rule. I have...
    NS81
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  29. Welcome to nursing. Been a nurse for 30 years and some nurses are just ugly and even tend to be awful nurses. I learned a...
    NS81
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  30. Insane as it is, one of the male nurses in the evening shift is leaving in 2 weeks because he was also tired of our...
    NS81
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  31. Wow, I'm sorry you're going through this. I can't say I've ever experienced bullying from a co-worker (I work in the OR, so...
    NS81
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  32. I love allnurses.com. Since I was a student, I come to this site to find support and word of encouragement from others. ...
    NS81
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  33. Congrats! Gives hope to the really old new grads out there!
    NS81
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  34. I bet a med cal review wouldn't hurt
    NS81
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. So this is a pre-employment assessment? If so, it has to be pretty universal in terms of the stuff that is included. It...
    NS81
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I never had to do it, but my best guess would be basic skills....BLS, vital signs, finger stick, donning PPE, restraints;...
    NS81
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Not too sure about there, but my experience has been the skills are those we were taught in nursing school---basics, really....
    NS81
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Just wanted to let everyone know I passed! :)
    NS81
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  39. New LVN - working LTC for just over a month now. The first week was 'orientating' - which was mostly following another...
    NS81
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  40. UPDATE So I have been waiting patiently for the results. Checking over and over again. Finally it said I can now check...
    NS81
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  41. BTW I did Pass! I was actually repremanded for leaving the room without raising my hand first. Due to the fact that I had...
    NS81
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  42. its been FIVE years, and just wanted everyone to know i did pass and have been an RN for half a decade!! :)
    NS81
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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