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Joined Oct 29, '12 - from 'Tucson, AZ'. gigglestarsRN is a Cardiac stepdown unit. She has '1' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Cardiothoracic'. Posts: 61 (34% Liked) Likes: 32

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  1. The best advice I've ever gotten was from my unit educator who told me to focus on what I do know instead of what I don't...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. This was definitely one thing I didn't like about nursing school. You could give 50 nurses this same scenario and they'd...
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    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  3. Regarding case studies. I always worry about submitting any detailed case study type scenario. What if a co-worker...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Hi, I wasn't sure how to title this. And, yes, this is a non-clinical knowledge topic. Once in a while I'll read a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. You can always tell when Iíve been hanging out on the Allnurses.com forums too much -- I get up on a soap box. Iím amazed,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I like that Acceptability to Patient, Sense of Humor, and Imagination were graded!
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Dear Marty6001, That was an absolutely heart-rending and poignant description of your personal travail. My heart goes out...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  8. Me! Me! I love my job! I have loved nursing since I was is school. I can moan with the best of them, but even when I'm in...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  9. Have been working on my floor as a new nurse for a little over a year. Biggest advice being new to the floor: 1. Learn...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  10. No, it is not OK. Managers are subject to the same HIPAA regs as the staff, and that includes discussing patient info with...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  11. OP, your post is such a breath of fresh air. I was beginning to think something was wrong with me since every nurse I...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. That's fabulous! Accepted AND a scholarship...awesome!!!! :up:
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. If I didn't have to worry about my husband, daughters, Gdaughter, assorted four legged family members and the bank, my life...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Koi and dickies gen flex. I love my pants having a bazillion pockets! It's a beautiful day to save lives.
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  15. There are many nursing scrub brands. Many colors ... many designs ... costs vary. What is your favorite design? What is...
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    Toon Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  16. I started my new job in med surg about 5 weeks ago. Today I managed 4 patients. I handled it well, I must say. I was...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  17. Thank you for sharing what I know was a very difficult story. I lost my dad a few years ago, and I know how your heart is...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I really believe that med-surg is one of the hardest nursing jobs out there. Patient ratios are high. Patient turnover is...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Hi there. Just wanted to let you know that you are not alone. I too am a new grad nurse coming close to my one year mark on...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. #1-no job guarantee at the end of 12 weeks? Not a good choice...what if you don't get picked? Then you have to look for...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. Wow...unique choices. Unless you really like mental health or rehab, I would not push for #3 or 4. As to option 1...no...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. No, short term jobs don't look good. However, your reason for leaving is easily explained...looking for a permanent status...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. That was so me when I first started, the constant replays!! The only difference in my brainsheets is I would divide my piece...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. We are the same age and have the same time in the profession. I agree with you 100% on your feelings. I too feel...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Today is my day off after working three days in a row. However, my eyes popped open at 0530 and would not close again. My...
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    Article Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  26. Wow! You seemed to be very inspired when you wrote this...and it's contagious!Congratulations and wish you all the best in...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  27. Don't give up the first year I hear is hard no matter where you because the learning curve is so steep. I only have six...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  28. I think, once you can get over the feeling of a "race to get everything done immediately" things will feel much better. ...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  29. I am also a new nurse, I understand the anxiety. There are a few things that have helped me. First, I have found a...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  30. Not legal advice but support: I had a similar event when I was in my first year of nursing. I was drowing in my...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. sounds like they did OP a favor. No support means potential disaster at some point
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I do not agree with all the above posters - life is too crazy to be miserable. That said, there's a difference as a new...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  33. A student has no business taking an independent patient load in an ED nor any other sort of critical care area. While it's...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  34. I think most new nurses get "brain fog" and fatigue. There is just so much to do, and I feel ADHD because I'm bouncing from...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  35. I feel the same way. To actually put all of this into practice seems impossible but I know this is what we prepare for. I...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. Hi, Good luck in which ever path you take. :). But one word of advice; in nursing, your nursing 'elders' often give you...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  37. Did the hospital admit her? Just curious. And despite what the nurse felt, you did call the doctor and if he wanted her sent...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  38. I've been a nurse for 8 months and I've come to the conclusion that other nurses are always judging each other, I'd like to...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  39. Absolutely. ^^ So glad things are working out for you! Thanks for the update.
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  40. So happy for you. :-)
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  41. Have you applied anywhere or have you just looked? The DC metro area is pretty saturated in terms of nursing jobs, so you...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  42. I've been in on several deliveries, but each one I was assisting someone---either the baby nurse, the delivery nurse or...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  43. Thanks for everyone's responses! It gave me a lot to think about. I talked to my manager this morning & she said she...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  44. These job decisions are tough! The new opportunity sounds pretty sweet and, if you don't like what you're doing now, the...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  45. Thx for the insight I feel better about it now. I do have insurance starting the 14th with NSO I applied yesterday morning...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  46. Danskos....they are HARD shoes and take some getting used to, but they are COMFORTABLE. They provide really good support. ...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  47. I LOVE my Alagria shoes. Kinda expensive but I was lucky enough to find mine half price and I paid about $50. Doesn't even...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  48. I don't know why it is, but at least from what I've seen, classmates aren't too helpful when it comes to helping others get...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  49. You're not overreacting. What she is doing is called slander, and she being a nursing student should review her ethics and...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  50. You could ask about what the manager/unit does to keep nurses abreast on continuing education. Inservices? Encourage staff...
    gigglestarsRN
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help


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