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  1. Gwinnett Medical Center Externship
    It was a great program. Basically got paid to be a nursing student with an individual preceptor. Most floors will offer a tech position when the program is over until you graduate and take nclex...
    Feb 16
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  2. What is it like to be a Radiation Oncology Nurse?
    I know this is a very late response, wondering if you were offered the job and how it is going. My experience as a RadOnc nurse consists of a lot of patient education and symptom assessment as well...
    Nov 29, '14
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  3. Pregnant Oncology Nurse
    I had a miscarriage worth one child (not blaming it in chemo but who knows ( when i got pregnant again i was moved to the renal hall and did not hang chemo. ...occasionally i double checked orders...
    Nov 29, '14
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  4. HELP! I'm being pressured to lie at work...
    Do you not have access to the policies? If so, you could read them and if you need clarification you should ask your manager. Also, during the 8 months that you said you were pressured to sign off......
    Mar 20, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Is nursing worth it?
    Was very worth it for me. But you have to decide if it is right for you.
    Mar 18, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Having Issues with pumping at work
    Yeah, I'd most definitely go above the charge nurse. Check your state laws and also see if your hospital has any specific policies. I was able to breastfeed for a whole year because my unit was very...
    Mar 16, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Anyone going to Congress?
    Please give me any tips/suggestions/comments.
    Mar 12, '14
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  8. Part time Nursing shifts
    An office job
    Mar 12, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. RN's forced to do CNA work
    If we are down a tech and have an extra nurse, they assign a nurse to be a tech for the day. I guess they could just call the extra nurse off, but then we'd be extra short. I don't consider a CNA's...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Breastfeeding and 12 hour shifts...
    My LO is only 5 months but we are trying to go as long as we can exclusively breast feeding. I pump first thing in the morning, right before I leave to go to work, once during my 12 hour shift, and...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Shift Diffs
    Hello fellow GA nurses. Can y'all share your evening/night shift diffs? and what hospital. I'm going to nights in the next few months and just want to make sure i'm getting my fair share.
    Mar 28, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  12. Any tuition reimbursement programs offered in Atlanta?
    The only tuition reimbursement programs that I know of are at hospitals where you are already required to be an employee to qualify. And most have a stipulation that you must work there 6 or more...
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  13. IV start help!
    YES, what the above poster said.... once you get a flash....advance the NEEDLE just a pinch more BEFORE trying to advance the cath. AND make sure you UNTIE tourniquet before trying to flush. I...
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Shift Assessment, Preceptor Questions, etc
    Most people look back at the last assessment...just don't copy it. An assessment is what you see, hear, feel....not what the last nurse did. But as a new nurse it's is sort of a reference. if you...
    Mar 14, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Employability of new grad nurses in Georgia
    This probably wont help you much at this point, but maybe it will help those people still in Nursing school.... The key to employability of a new grad is to work while in nursing school at a local...
    Feb 16, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  16. do you think I should be written up?
    Is this antibiotic only given 1 time per day (on your shift)? How could this go on for a whole month is what I am confused about. But regardless, I agree with the others...you are the licensed...
    Feb 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Help with injections
    Some people always jump or say ouch. Always PINCH the skin and go quickly. Patients have told me about nurses who just dart without pinching the skin....and that really upsets me because it causes...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Is my short career over?
    It seems like you put the blame on everyone else and are not owning up to the mistakes that you made and how they can be corrected in the future. It would be fabulous if all our preceptors where...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I'm trying my best, but seriously stop putting me down on the phone
    This is exactly why I left the ED. I loved the work...faced paced, always something new. But I could not take the cattiness and VERY STRONG personalities. I'm more of the shy-quiet type and it...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. wearing makeup to work?
    I wear makeup daily. nothing over the top, no lipstick. most nurses/PCTs that I work with also wear makeup. Here is a quote regarding make from AOL jobs: 10 make-up sins not to commit at work- 4....
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Simple and quick nursing interventions to show patients we care
    just regarding your rant... here is a direct quote from government website regarding coumadin "warfarin is in a class of medications called anticoagulants ('blood thinners')." warfarin - pubmed...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. kaplan or sauders?
    Saunders
    Jan 16, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Getting a job offer way before graduation?
    There is no other way to train? like a couple weekends, or your days off. That is how I got and kept a job before graduating...by working at that hospital. Good luck, with the job market the way it...
    Jan 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Question re: patient handoff/shift change
    There were 2 of you (you and preceptor) and only 1 of her and she was still receiving report. I think you should have went to help (without your preceptor telling you to). Not to mention a patient...
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I'm still taking prereq's but have been taking NCLEX practice tests
    This post is kind of irritating and a bit unbelievable... for example (and I'm sure this is petty) but why would you post this under General Nursing Discussion? You are not a nurse and not even in...
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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