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Joined Nov 13, '12. Posts: 44 (27% Liked) Likes: 22

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  1. The ED can be a maddening mix. Personally the best strategy for me, in combatting cynicism and annoyance (both of which can...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. I haven't figured this out yet. I'm considering running the stairs and doing calisthenics during my lunch hour. We have a...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  3. I'm active duty military and I work 6p-6a. I usually get up and go run before I go to work - it helps shake off that weird...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Only if I didn't get enough sleep. Sometimes if I woke up early worked out and went to work. I would be exhausted and then...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. "Sink or swim" that is a helpful comment. Not. It might be time to look elsewhere for a job, what they are expecting of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Holy Crap. Get your money back.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Of course you need to know how to read basic rhythms. How are you going to review your patient's chart if you don't...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Your coworkers are absurd. I'm sorry they embarrassed you like that...and then yelled at you...during work...about...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I am from Brooklyn Nyc and currently work in Rochester NY. It’s a city of about 1.3 Mil (Brooklyn has 3 Mil people). There...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I always work out before my shift starts (11-7). I just can't do it after work. I'm one of those third shifters who goes...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. I always worked out before my shift started. I started doing insanity so I would wake up at 4 or 5pm , workout for about an...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. I used to work out in the middle of the night on my nights off. I had no energy whatsoever to exercise either before or...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. I work 12-hour night shifts, from 6:00pm to 6:30am. I visit the gym for a cardio workout almost immediately after my shift...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. Before work. When I get off work at 7 am, I am too tired to workout. On my days off I have been known to go to the gym at...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. I used to meet my husband at the gym after my shift and before he headed in for work. For some people that can cause...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. In my opinion, not really related to tele. Can you read a 12 lead? Do you even watch your own monitors in tele? ER is...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. And THAT is one big reason I left my Virginia ER (in one of the U.S.'s most affluent counties) to join the Army! And while...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Sorry I don't know about unemployment benefits but I'll give my two cents on what I will do over the summer for another...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Talk about a Debbie downer. LMAO. Chill out! Go have a beer. Posting from my phone, ease forgive my fat thumbs! :)
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. I went straight from nursing school into the ED and I have loved it. It's tough and you have to hit the ground running...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Thanks for the feedback. Let me return the favor. This attitude will end up hurting you, or worse others, in the end....
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. I graduated in 2006 and in my school you were told not to invade the secretaries space at any cost, stay out of the way, do...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. First of all, congratulations. Second of all, dont tell HR/ your manager until 1. you have the job offer for the ER...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  24. You tell them AFTER you get the position at the big hospital ER.
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. Home | SkillStat Learning - Fast, Fun and Effective!
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  26. My manager hires new grads & experienced er rns. She generally doesn't like non-er rns, says it takes too long to untrain...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  27. CampNurse, I've spoken w you before and know that you are a year-round nurse for a special-needs camp, so I can see your...
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    Forum: Camp Nursing
  28. Well, since you struggled (with both classes) maybe retaking it would be a good idea.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. It comes down to, do you want to be a nurse? Nursing school is not nursing, and school doesn't last forever. Failing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. I had a very irritating patient who was a bear towards me and other staff. She insisted very strongly that she was a very...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  31. Can I ask that this thread not turn into a RN vs LPN ordeal? We get it. There's good and bad RNs and good and bad LPNs.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. A full mL of undiluted Epi was given and then flushed with NS. The reaction was not nearly severe enough for it. The doc...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  33. The nurse who did it has already been fired and knows she could lose her license. Trust me, that doesn't compare to how...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  34. Everybody wants us to walk in the patients' shoes, and nobody wants to walk in the nurses' shoes. Probably because they...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. This past November, I was traveling out west to visit family. My mom and I had been on planes all day, and had just arrived...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  36. Lol, just because my post doesn't describe my evaluations, doesn't mean I didn't ask questions. I did evaluate her pain, and...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  37. You can lead a horse to a PCP....
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  38. After chatting with a fourth year med student today at clinical, it occurred to me how vastly different the physician...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  39. First find a school with a nursing program. I highly suggest going for your BSN straight out of school if you can afford...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  40. In my nursing program, we are not allowed to wear clogs with open backs. Our shoes must also be white. When in doubt, email...
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  41. In second that. We can wear closed toe danskos.
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  42. It was never LOC before ABC/CAB... at least back to 1981 when I first became an EMT and started teaching CPR.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  43. One of my favorite things to witness in the e.r. is when I discharge someone and ask them where their ride is they say "im...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  44. Because we are very entertaining. I mean, in what other specialty will a co-worker say to you with a big smile, "i've got...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  45. If you're interested working trauma, you shouldn't pass this up. Don't expect days as a new grad, as many positions involve...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  46. Not to be brash, but let's cut the nonsense for a moment. All people in all walks of life and areas of work swap stories...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. I betcha plumbers talk about the worse toilet they ever unclogged!
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Several hours post-arrest until cooling was initiated? Yikes - it sounds like this was mismanaged by your docs all the way...
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    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  49. I LOVE working 12 hour shifts. I would hate to work 8 hours, 5 days a week. In my hospital, we do get paid if we miss...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. They can take my 12 hour shifts when they pry them out of my cold, dead fingers. Long live the three day workweek!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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