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  1. Teachers and odors
    I work with students in this age group. I would also like to hear other opinions on this. I did have a foreign student referred to me for this issue. I was in no way willing to have him apply...
    Mar 27
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Nursing and epilepsy
    I left my job as a LPN 3 years ago due to the increase of my seizures. I have spent the last 6 months looking for a job now that I have them under control. When asked why I have not worked in the...
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  3. Best jobs for nurses with seizures
    I am a LPN so teaching is not in the cards for me. I had to quit my job as an agency nurse 2 years ago. I was seizure free for a year and tried to return to nursing but whenever I was asked why I...
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  4. Life as a minority in nursing
    I am a minority and I am going to tell you now that I am tired of the weak people, who represent my culture, crying about how unfair life is. I was educated in the Newark, NJ school system and did...
    Feb 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Smokers in Nursing School--How Are You Treated?
    When I was in school the smokers weren't even allowed to smoke when they were in uniform. It didn't bother me since I didn't smoke but we had a lot of unhappy people.
    Dec 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Moral/Ethical Advice
    I remember when I was in school a fellow nursing student felt the need to tell me that she was cheating off of another student. I told her that I didn't want to hear about it again. She told me again...
    Dec 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. How do you de-stress?
    I LOVE running. I get out all of my frustration on the road. By the time I get home I am too tired to be stressed.
    Dec 11, '10
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  8. BEST video on drinking and driving!!  Must Watch
    I have never seen anything that broke my heart this much.
    Dec 9, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  9. CPR online?
    I recently did an online CPR class and did not have to follow it up with an in person demonstration.
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Working in a weight-loss clinic?
    A lot of people on this site ask questions about meds and their safety. I didn't didn't find anything absurd about her question.
    Aug 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Working in a weight-loss clinic?
    Since I can't figure out for the life of me where you are asking for medical advice I will bite. No, I have never worked for a weight-loss clinic and I do hope that someone on here does respond and...
    Aug 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Paper license?
    I renewed via internet and they mailed me a paper license.
    Aug 3, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  13. Calling briefs "diapers"....*vent*
    The residents can call them whatever they want. I had one who called it his "banana hammock". Do any of you feel that I should call it that since that is what he calls it? No? Well then the whole...
    Aug 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Another nurse bites the dust due to facebook
    My son and his friends try to "friend" as many people on fb as possible. I know that these are not people they are really close to because when I ask he will tell me "oh, that's just a kid in my...
    Aug 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Tired of nurses threatening to quit!!!
    I would try to encourage this person because I think that is the right thing to do. I would encourage her right out the door. As a previous poster wrote you should be so wonderful as to bring in help...
    Aug 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Hello my name is.......and I am OBESE
    What do you mean by "choose not to use it"?
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Dog on the floor, what do you think?
    I think the OP said that the patient stated she had papers for the dog. If she has papers, no matter what anyone feels, nothing can be done. I have epilepsy and have met a few people with service...
    May 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. pre-delivery "grooming" issue?
    I have tried so hard to stay out of this but I have to say that my husband has gotten so used to my laziness with shaving my legs that he considers it foreplay when I shave them.
    May 21, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. What is a typical night shift for a LPN in LTC?
    I would ask for a longer orientation. I have had ones that short but never in the beginning. Please speak up if you do not feel comfortable after the 3 nights. I think nights are a great shift for...
    May 8, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Do you take issue with the food served at camp?
    I worked at a camp last summer and the problem I saw was that the counselors were too young. They would use food as a punishment and if a camper did not behave they would withhold canteen (when they...
    May 2, '10
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  21. Is this abandonment?
    The OP made a poor choice and it is not a choice most of us would have made. I don't think this is a "new grad" issue but I think it is a "maturity issue". This was completely immature and it doesn't...
    Apr 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Do you ever wash your scrubs with whites?
    Okay, I am really bad at laundry (ask my husband and son) but if the colors do happen to get onto the whites can't you just bleach the whites?
    Apr 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Too many know it "allnurses"
    Mad-Mary if that was in reference to what I posted what I meant was that when peoples names had "nurse" in it they were nurses. Now they can be CNAs or students and that can be misleading. I in no...
    Apr 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Too many know it "allnurses"
    I think you are right and I am afraid that at times I am very guilty of this. I really am glad you posted this and I really am going to try to keep this in mind when I post. I do tend to say things...
    Apr 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Too many know it "allnurses"
    When I joined I noticed that I got a lot of responses (good and bad) from other nurses. Now I have to look to see where it is coming from because it may be a student or non-nurse. I ignore it because...
    Apr 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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