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By NJnewRN

Joined Sep 9, '12. Posts: 111 (38% Liked) Likes: 99

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  1. Something is just brewing inside of me that needs to come out... This primarily an emotional response but there's some...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. The bipolar disorder did not get Toni fired (love that name); her lack of a verbal filter got her fired.
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  3. I finally got a new job! One I have wanted for a few years. I will be working from home as an appeals nurse for a physician...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Cuddle with my Hubby and hang out with my animals, my garden, put on my favorite CD and sing praises to God for fighting my...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  5. Congratulations!! I know exactly what you feel, I was there too. Some places are just toxic and there is nothing you can do...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. 20 years as a RN: med-surg, critical care, trauma ED, flight nursing, admin, education. The majority in critical...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. That too is personal, what is stressful to me might not be for you.. I found the floor very stressful but have loved the ICU...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. I received my RN license 30 days ago. I have been working with my current job for 2.5 years. They knew when I started the...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. After thirty years psychiatric nursing experience in various roles, locum tenens is perfect for me. When I want to work, I ...
    NJnewRN
    Article Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. I've seen the psychiatrist on Law and Order and always wondered what psych APRNs actually do in real life forensic nursing....
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. I think it's a combination of a lot of things, primarily two: 1) people of my generation were promised this 70s/80s dream...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Ever thought about doing foot care? Im basically in the same boat as you, except my goal is to be totally self employed....
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  13. I do think residency will be great. Realistically speaking, who will pay for it? Government probably will not. They are...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  14. I went to FDU for my post masters NP. I did well and passed my test but the school has its issues. I was held up taking the...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. I have just started my classes and I think it depends on the culture of the unit you are working in. I am in the NICU and...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. I did a clinical rotation in pediatric neurology as part of my PNP program. There is no specific master's or concentration...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. I only practice BP on my family. My hubby would never let me near him with a needle!
    NJnewRN
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  18. For me, I had to change my mindset. I was an RN with 13 yrs exp when I became an APN. 1. History and assessment are the...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. With the Obamacare deadline right around the corner, how do you think the demand will change, if at all? Will hospitals need...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. I'm in a BSN to DNP program after having 25+ years in various nursing jobs. Right now I'm finishing my 2nd semester which is...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Chime in here for me. I come from a different career, got a lot of exposure to mental health decided I wanted to get...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. It is driving me crazy because right now I am a health promotion manager for an insurance company. I have been out of direct...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. I want to say major congrats! That tells me you are conscientious about your practice and your are grooming yourself to be...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. Sounds like your really digging in, and the questioning your every decision thing is safe practice IMO. Congrats on your...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. I learned in a different way from each of my preceptors; I was with a pediatrician for my peds rotation, and an internal...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  26. Ugh, I can just see this turning into another LPN vs RN vs BSN vs MSN vs APN thread. Why do these keep being allowed on AN?
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. I work in an outpatient private specialty clinic. I love my regular hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays off, the...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  28. And take a 100 years to pay off all that debt you incurred getting that degree! Ridiculous.
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  29. Welcome to healthcare.
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  30. Its really hard to have an opinion, only knowing one side of the story. But I would guess that complaining about the MD was...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  31. Losing proposition. Welcome to the new American way of work.
    NJnewRN
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  32. There are a lot worse things you could do. Its a shame to waste the scholarship, but one of the hardest things in life is...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. If I had it to do all over, I would have stayed in the corporate world and worked my way up to a CEO. Seriously.
    NJnewRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. i feel the exact same way. i am an lvn and i think i have been putting off going to rn school because i really don't want to...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I have to say Op, I did laugh out loud when I read your reason why. I am weird that way, I know.
    NJnewRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Apply and start now. Just take one class a semester. Dont wait you will probrably regret it.
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  37. *** Yes there very likely is. That siuation is ruining the very reason all those people want to be nurses. The glut of...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  38. It breaks my heart to see how the poor economy is used as an excuse by managment to treat nurses poorly and reduce our wages...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  39. Yeah. This site is especially useful in making me appreciate my job. When reading other's horror stories I feel...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  40. I am currently a student in USI's RN to MSN program and it is a legitimate nightmare. The class I'm currently in has two...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  41. Check the box for "yes" so you are honest but do not give any details. Simply say "will discuss at interview." You want to...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  42. Honestly I don't think it matters what the other person does for a profession, my husband is a science...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. For me, I finally learned from a good therapist that it was because nurses are caretakers, they often take responsibility...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. No offense but I think you are making something out of nothing. That is my personal opinion. That said, their reply was the...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  45. I've been a nurse 3 years this month. Getting away from the bedside soon as I can. We have been sent to "charm school"...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  46. I think a handful of the small hospitals that lack deep pockets/capital will fold up, go under, and close their doors for...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  47. These patient satisfaction scores are just a way so Medicare does not have to pay out. This among other things is driving...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  48. Astute as always, Commuter. I had a patient just the other day who had one of the most experienced nurses on out unit but...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  49. Simple -- all the other occupations you list are public (local/state/federal) employees. Nurses tend to be employed...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  50. Don't jeopardize your license, your health or sanity. A new job is easier to get than a new license. The only thing the...
    NJnewRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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