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  1. nursing interview
    I would phone them up and ask - always prepare yourself. They may assume that everyone knows what a written task is, but obviously that is not the case! Claire
    Jun 13, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. How would you view me?
    I am sure you will be welcomed if you are good at your job and make an effort to mix with others and fit in. Some people might be difficult towards you but that is their 'stuff' and not your problem....
    Jun 13, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  3. Respond if you found a decent niche after hating your first positions
    I found my niche in paeds (UK). cute patients, lots of variety - babies and teens, teaching, helping, caring and talking about music and movies to the teens was great! Take a look at the sort of...
    Jun 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How did it come to this?
    I had this 12 years ago - I was burned out and fed up although I had always loved nursing. I resigned from my job, did agency nursing in the UK, travelled, studied performing arts and then life...
    Jun 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. can't do nightshift anymore..on the verge of having nervous breakdown
    I had difficulty with nights too - not to the same extent. Go to someone higher than your manager for help, after all if you made an error at work that would have huge knock-on effects! Look...
    Jun 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Hopeless?  Hopeful?  You be the judge...please
    Hi Focus on what you really want for your life. If you think ICU is the answer and you can show potential managers either where you are now or in other hospitals that you are the nurse for the...
    Jun 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Nursing family members
    Hi - caring for family members is totally different! I have had experiences with my grandmother and my Mum and it was really hard. I have been a nurse (UK) for 22 years and look after sick children,...
    Jun 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. how do you relax outside work
    The best thing I found was drama and singing classes and groups - sociable, fun, challengeing and a chance to do something so involved it took me out of 'work-mode' and into a different place. ...
    Jun 11, '08
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  9. stress symptoms at the end of shift
    This can happen esaily when you are tired and avoerworked - also make sure your energy is managed as well as you can - eat low GI foods to keep your brain well-fed with energy over long periods. ...
    Jun 11, '08
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. worrying as a new nurse
    Hi Always ask if yu are unsure - as a newly qualified nurses others iwll expect that! Follow your instincts and do things as carefully as you can. 22 years in I have made about 10 fairly...
    Jun 11, '08
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. What I Love About Nursing Is....
    I love connecting with other human beings, knowing I have affected them in a good way, having a job that is important, healing people physically and psychologically and having fun with the kids I...
    Jun 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. new logo - allnurses
    not sure about the tag-line - 'where nurses come together' - to do what? It also has a slightly sexual meaning too..... Claire
    Jun 10, '08
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements


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