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By Melodies of Legend

Joined Dec 12, '12. Posts: 28 (39% Liked) Likes: 20

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  1. I squinted, opening my eyes into the direct light of the sun. I immediately averted my gaze to the right, my attention held...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. How do you feel about your career choice? Are you still happy that you made the switch to nursing? How do you feel about...
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    Toon Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  3. so, it was the morning after the "incident". I was caring for a 85yo man in icu step down who has BP that hovered 80/50 and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. We don't really understand why people commit murder/suicide, but rationalizing that they must all have some form of mental...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  5. I don't like being asked personal questions by patients, but I'll answer if they're not getting too personal. After all, we...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. As a nurse, you have to prepare yourself for the good, the bad, and the ugly. Also, you should probably take some time to...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. This post makes me sad. Don't get me wrong, kudos to the OP for your tenacity and your willingness to share a successful...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. I think that a lot of times these complaints about "that other nurse" are just manipulations. Can't say how many times I've...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. When a patient complains to me about another nurse or doctor, I encourage them to either make that complaint clear in their...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. "Advocating for our patients" does not necessarily mean reporting and recording every complaint made by the patients. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I'm so sorry that happened to you but I just wanted to give you a word to the wise -- lots and lots of people read this...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Thanks for all the input. I find myself adopting different study strategies based on my topic strengths and weakness and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Agree with the person above. Although many people will say you don't need it, it helps. Its a fairly easy course (took gen...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Thank you, I actually have a 50/50 chance of getting in anyways. I'm going to get my CNA, in my current situation I need to...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. I love being a renal nurse!
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  16. Along with all the other goodies I learned in my first year of nursing, my favorite lesson was the bladder lesson. No, I did...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. i appreciate your candor and courage in discussing your mi, liddle. thank you for that. i've had major depressive...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. There has been quite a lot of conversation about Mindy McCready's suicide and mental illness,and it amazes me the different...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I was just being nostalgic and thought about that moment with a patient that really made me realize that I can make a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Hey everyone, Is anyone applying to the fall semester nursing program at UNLV? I am taking the HESI A2 test in 20 days and...
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    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  21. Sam Adams: MAs do not assess heart and lung sounds in our office and neither does the RN, but I'm assuming that was a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Even if I know that techs will never take my RN job from me, the more they are qualified/ allowed to do makes them more...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. In some states, and looks like California may not be one of them, a MA in a clinic/MD office works under the direction of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Not true. While they aren't regulated, that doesn't mean that they're just able to do anything and everything.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Three months ago, my best friend's father died. He went to the hospital for a"routine" surgery and never came home. It was...
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    Article Forum: Emergency Nursing
  26. I work with many anesthesia residents, surgeons, etc. that wish they had gone to school to become a CRNA. If I had a dollar...
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    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  27. Don't give up just because an MDA (anesthesiologist) said he didn't like them. A lot if MDA's are threatened by crna's. if I...
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    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  28. Maybe work NICU? Baby poop is so much more benign than adults...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Basically if it's like 0.67 of a tablet, I crush the whole thing and mix it with 10mL water in a syringe, then push out all...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. this sounds like a bad nursing school math problem...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. Well, isn't that unfortunate. I suppose my employer will have to trust my references and my job history to vouch for my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. It started with receiving my acceptance letter as an alternate in the ADN program. Then I got my acceptance letter: a seat...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  33. The last time I 'wowed' someone was many years ago: I accidentally flushed a line that I just just taken a dopamine gtt. off...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. What about Acute Care NP? Aren't there schools that offer this choice?
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  35. A professor in my past semester at college left a very powerful idea with me, one that I think can really benefit a lot of...
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    Article Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  36. .... JUST .... PUNCH them in the face And then when they are on the floor oozing teeth, blood and other bodily fluids...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  37. I didn't want to derail PurpleScrub's thread, but I am in a similar position. Please let's not debate this. I am speaking...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  38. Hmm..since I took classes and trained right along side anesthesiology residents I would say that line between medical and...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  39. I don't even know if it is threatened so much as it is just engaging in a ******* contest that a vast majority of people...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  40. Excellent summary of the pros and cons of the DNP degree, I agree on your astute observations. As a former clinical...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  41. I have been a nurse for 3 years and currently work in a Level 1 trauma center. I was just accepted to the PMHNP program at...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  42. As someone who is looking into grad school and researching this topic, I am finding that most schools are pushing the DNP...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  43. Sorry, you are right. I get so tired of fighting the battle only to have our own perpetuate BS. My apologies.
    Melodies of Legend
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  44. If you are not an NP as some of the posters in this thread, please refrain from giving advice about NP issues. Most of you...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  45. NPs are NOT midlevel providers. You are obviously not an NP. Is our care judged on a midlevel? Or is our care compared to...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  46. It's a shame that our nursing school regulators have such low standards that a student would even have to think about...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  47. You'll learn the most when you finish. I think it was Mark Twain (and one of my physician preceptors) who said don't let...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  48. I recently went to a job interview and one of the first questions I was asked is, "When was the last time you wow'ed a...
    Melodies of Legend
    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. :roflmao:....they probably are the diet aid at the local hospital....:roflmao:
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    Forum: School Nurses
  50. I feel it is important to leave feedback. I try my best to always ask for a manager if someone goes out of there way and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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