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By sirI, MSN, APRN, NP Admin

Joined Jun 24, '05. Posts: 89,457 (17% Liked) Likes: 23,634

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  1. Nurses love to fix things, solve problems, take care of people and make everything nice. As a nurse you learn to make do and...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. In Nursing school most of us have A&P prerequisites. We get the opportunity to dissect all kinds of things. Students might...
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    Toon Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Hi and welcome aboard. I encourage you to feel free to participate in any discussion that piques your interest throughout...
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    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  4. Hey congrats! There aren't really many regular NNP posters on AN, so I'll answer. I just took my boards a couple of months...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. I wk three 12 hr shifts they're set hours but for me sometimes I offer to take some overtime so I end up working 14-18 hr...
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    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  6. That's an awesome experience and story! I'm planning on going to LBCC for pre Reqs and nursing school
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    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  7. This made me laugh! My strategy is to keep a hand between me and the trach so it gets on my hand instead. And to wear...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Yep, I was halfway across the room bent over getting perineal supplies with my trached patient positioned on their side...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Call me crazy but I loved trach care. Getting every globule of wet green goodness out of there in a few loud slurpy sucks so...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Working in Neuro ICU, I was helping move a patient from a bed to a cart. I heard him cough and before I could duck, I had a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Have suction catheters, will travel.... I love caring for trached/vented patients as can see/hear results of my care....
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. ALWAYS stand to the side. Even 10-15 degrees can keep you out of that mucus trajectory. :ninja:
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. :wideyed: :barf02: :scrying:
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. The first time I suctioned a trach patient, when I pulled the suction catheter out, it flung quite a bit of goo onto my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. My hubby's a nurse & my kids have heard it all. It's when we sit with the non-medical relatives & friends that we get varied...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  16. Yep, my 10 year old daughter wants more! more! at the dinner table while hubby consistently says, "PLEASE change the...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  17. LOVE that kid grinning in the cartoon!!!!!! :roflmao:
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  18. When dining at my parents house someone will ask me something like: "anything interesting happen at work lately?" As I draw...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  19. My mom and I are both nurses. The stories we don't even think about as being gross probably really are, but our family has...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. Its almost too easy with my mom. It all started when I would explain my cadaver labs to her. Now I have to severely edit any...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  21. Even though my mom is a nurse I can tell her some stories that make her gasp. My husband and my friends husband refuse to...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  22. I was enjoying food and drinks with my stepdaughter and her med school classmates a couple of years ago. They were telling...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  23. Sometimes we don't give ourselves enough credit for our own accomplishments. Getting into Nursing school is hard. All the...
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    Toon Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. I will never forget the first time I saw an eye under a microscope. I could have stayed there looking at the iris, the color...
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    Article Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  25. :crying2:ah, the joys of the holidays. Made espically nice when your co workers call in sick and you are left to fend for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. That's been a reality for the NP profession for years - the fact that we have multiple certification boards, not just AANP...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  27. Thank you!!
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  28. One of the sad facts of nursing life is that you have to work holidays. Most facilities have you work every other holiday,...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. It is that time of year again guys...so on to this years installment of Triages Christmas songs by yours truly! LOL!!!!!! ...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  30. Nursing is demanding, no doubt about it. We all know that there are health benefits of regular walking. But, good grief,...
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    Toon Forum: Nurses Rock
  31. I hear you. This is not meant to be easy, but you will come out of it glowing if you give yourself that chance. Things are...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  32. I'm addicted to AN as well. I dare not say out loud how much time I spend on the site. I have learned a whole lot from the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Bumping this one up since it has a Christmas tune. Hope you will be singing this one for awhile once you join the ranks of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Thanks for all the help! I haven't asked my instructors their suggestions yet but we're on break now and I was going to in...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  35. My scrubs are royal blue. As I walk into the uniform store, I cannot wait to try on the coveted scrubs! The sales lady...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. When you need the money, your shift is cancelled; when you have a weekend planned, you have to do overtime. Realizing the...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  37. Holidays off ... what's that? Nurses getting holidays off is not the norm. We work in all types of inclement weather,...
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    Toon Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  38. Thank you very much, I really hope I get this job, so I can work for this company in many years to come. It will be a good...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. Thank you, sirl! I appreciate it.
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    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  40. Nursing Students are good at tuning out distractions. There are many ways to avoid distractions as we study: ...
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    Toon Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. Your welcome!
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    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  42. I'm the nurse at my daughter's school. Whenever she walks by the clinic and sees a kid sitting in my chair or, heaven...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  43. There are some very major differences between taking classes in a classroom versus doing them online. The one difference...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  44. Oh yeah.....it was funny, my kids got used to the stories and one even became a CNA (he is now in pre-nursing classes), but...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  45. Uh-huh! Was describing an abdominal surgery on a very large, woman; the thing that had fascinated me, or rather, that I had...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  46. I am an RN of 30+ years experience, my son is an RT student and my oldest daughter is a wound and ostomy nurse. We can clear...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  47. My husband can't take the stories, the kids are like "tell us more!" (they're teenagers)
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  48. I had a friend staying with me for a few weeks while he was looking for a new apartment. He came in one day and I was...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  49. Nurses can talk about anything and everything at anytime. We forget that some of the things we talk about might make others...
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    Toon Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  50. Thanks! Will do!
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    Forum: Legal Nursing


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