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  1. new nurse anxiety
    I can't say how much this site has helped me! Lol. I am a new grad and currently (on break) on my 3rd shift alone. I feel everything you're feeling. I go home after a shift and lay there thinking...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. New Grad, new job -- being oberwhelmed
    Hey guys I'm in the exact same boat right now!! I was so overwhelmed today I actually cried while driving home. :( I hardly had a lunch and was constantly going all day making sure I completed VS,...
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. How much orientation time for a new grad?
    I am on a trauma unit with lots of wound care and post surg patients. I was there as a fourth year nursing student and they are only giving me 6, 12 hour shifts. Today was my first day and I was so...
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. New grad in busy unit!
    6 shifts!!! And today they literally just "threw me in there" and I was so overwhelmed. I broke down when I get home. I was there as a student in my final year but still........ I'm going to...
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. New grad in busy unit!
    Hi everyone, So I'm a new grad in a busy, high acuity unit!! I have some hospital experience from my final year placement but other then that I have been in outpatient clinics and psych rotation. ...
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. New Grad Nerves!!!
    Hey everyone, So I'll be starting a new position on a medical floor as a new grad RN in mid-June. The new grad initiative was filled already so I'm hired as a part-time employee. I worked on...
    May 10, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Interested in Burn Unit?
    Hey, So if you have a strong stomach and love wound nursing this is the place for you. I have yet to come across a fresh, burn trauma (does not happen too often) but I have cared for inpatient burn...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Interested in Burn Unit?
    Hey! So I've had 4 full days in the burn unit and I LOVE IT! You learn soooo much and the nurses are incredible (at least at my hospital). I really needed a unit where I can hone all my skills and...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Great websites to practice math questions!
    Thanks!
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Interested in Burn Unit?
    I am actually working in the burn trauma unit for my final clinical placement. My first day is on Sunday. Yikes.... I will let you know how it goes!
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Great websites to practice math questions!
    Hey all, Does anyone know some good websites for practicing nursing math questions (I.e dosages, IV drip rates etc)? I need to brush up lol. Thanks so much in advance! :)
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Brace Yourselves.
    Lol! Thanks for a needed laugh :)
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Type of Experience on Burn Unit
    Hello, I just recently discovered I am going to be learning on the Burn Trauma Unit for my final pre-grad placement! Just wondering what it's like to work in a burn unit (skills, knowledge,...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Burn Nursing
  14. Doubting my ability to be a nurse
    Nursing school is not easy. There is a lot of work, pressure, stress and responsibility. I am in my last year in the LPN to BScN program and boy, there were times I wanted to throw in the towel,...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. LVN to RN...finally.
    I am in the RPN (LPN/LVN) to RN program and in the final year. It is focused being and acting within the RN role rather then the RPN. Clinical has been exactly as @lvnmum has said... they treat you...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  16. Pediatric Outpatient Clinic
    Hi again, Thank you for the quick response. It is my last and final year in school so this involves me having a preceptor and it's pediatrics. I was hoping for more skills involving trachs, IV's,...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  17. Pediatric Outpatient Clinic
    Hi nurses! For my clinical, I have been placed in a pediatric outpatient clinic. I have never worked with peds or even in an outpatient clinic so I'm a little nervous. Can anyone fill me in on what...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  18. What are you really good at?
    Ah you guys give me inspiration when I graduate (going into my last year of nursing) and become an RN I will have a 'special skill' too! Right now I do not feel as though I am good at anything and...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Nervous wreck...am I the only one?
    I am in my 4th year of nursing school and felt the exact same way too! But if you work hard, balance study with play, develop realtionships with school mates and professors/tutors you'll do just...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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