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  1. Bridging the Communication Gap
    Very important points however nurses should have the ability to translate medical terminology into an easily digestible format. This is a skill that must be mastered before attempting journalism as...
    Jun 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Domestic Violence:  What Leaving Feels Like
    Powerful.
    Jun 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Waiting
    So I'm doing better than many of my classmates as I've had 3 interviews and most aren't getting calls, but this waiting is making me a little crazy. Interview at hospital one - didn't want the...
    Jun 16
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. Caring for Obese Patients
    For the very obese it is also important to remember that there is also a psychological component involved. It is theorized that creating the physical barrier of obesity is a way to ensure others stay...
    Jun 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. How important is your 'look' as a nurse
    This made me think of a time when I met someone who is now my friend. She's a model (like seriously) and when I first met her I had this thought that she was one of "those" women. You know the type...
    May 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Clinical drama-question about personal property
    People can learn a lot from drag queens. "What other people think of you is none of your business." RuPaul
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. First nursing job
    It takes 18 months in any job to begin to feel competent.
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. How important is your 'look' as a nurse
    Funny you should mention this - as a fatty and a nurse I always hard a hard time when someone who was very thin was telling me they "understood" how hard it was to lose weight. You should always...
    May 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. ATI RN Comprehensive Predictor
    98 percent passed with 75 questions in under an hour.
    May 24
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. NCLEX it's come to this...
    I hope you're right. Last night I was snapping the necks of rats but they didn't die and instead ran sideways across the floor.
    May 23
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Once you go into Psych nursing
    I've been told like elevendy billion times that while I am most certainly either a psych nurse or an ED nurse that if I begin my career in psych it will be difficult for me to do anything else. ...
    May 22
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. Nursing Students: What do you think of your instructors?
    One of the best nursing instructors I had used her experience and teaching to learning into a game. She had a game she called "Name that Assessment" and would say things like, "A 20 year old,...
    May 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. NCLEX it's come to this...
    For all of my time in nursing school I believed that I was somehow broken. You know those students who walk into tests with that annoying, "What will be will be," attitude? Yup that was me. When I...
    May 22
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. atitesting
    My hand? All the blame? Live without love? A hello kitty sticker? A funny hat and a wig?
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Graduating May 2014! :)
    May grad. I'm not sure if they know what they're unleashing but I'm sure it will be fine.
    Mar 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Struggling with mental health nursing suggestions?
    What is it that's causing you issues? In the NCLEX world of psych nursing you can eliminate therapeutic answers that say why and what. Example Pt says to nurse, "I want to kill myself," the nurse...
    Feb 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Advice about addressing issues?
    As a student leader at my school the best piece of advice I can give you is this - it's not your job to fix it. Trust me, that department knows there is an issue and it's up to the administrator in...
    Feb 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Do you have a nursing specialty you know you want to pursue?
    Psych or ED. Sometimes it's pretty much the same thing. ;)
    Jan 26
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. A selfish nurse
    I have a 3.2 GPA. I'm graduating soon but somehow have never cath'ed a live person. I once bumped into a patient's leg three days post-op a TKR. (To their credit they were very gracious about it)...
    Jan 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Accelerated BSN vs. Associate degree
    As a soon to be associate grad - get the BSN.
    Jan 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Number One Pet Peeve in Nursing School: Future "Paycheck Nurses"
    I'm so poor after all these years of nursing school that I am going to frame my first paycheck stub. Every morning when I pass this stub it will be a reminder to me as to how much I sacrificed to...
    Jan 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. What can I do to raise my self confidence?
    I always tell the newbies that I mentor this, "You're going to make mistakes and that's okay. You need to take your job seriously and yourself lightly." In any job it takes an average of 18...
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Would you do nursing school all over again from start to get your degree?
    Yes and here's why - I am supposed to be a nurse. I'd go to a different program and a different school but if that's what it took that is what I would do. Nothing else I've done has satisfied me in...
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Does anyone enjoy Nursing School?
    I have loved about 99% of the patients I've had. Not working for the facility has allowed me to interact with patients on a different level and they are more forgiving because I am a student....
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Out of my scope
    They were very strange questions about my religion.
    May 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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