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  1. Fearbola: Irrational Fear Now Sweeping U.S.
    I heard this the other day "if I get it just take me out back and shoot me". This isn't 100% deadly, it's actually treatable. People survive. Wth smdh.
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. I only held his hand
    You made me tear up a little. I have been struggling in clincal because I honestly thought (I am naive I suppose) that there would be more of this and less of the pt being the dx or the procedure. ...
    Oct 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Quitting The Nursing Program
    It's okay to not want to be a nurse. A&P is a key element. It is important that you get it.
    Oct 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  4. How much was your lpn program?
    Mine was 6k.
    Oct 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  5. Lpn clinical rotations
    Most of my clinical is in a hospital setting. We do multiple rotations through OB, OR, ICU, ER, SNF, hospice, health clinics, pediatric clinics, and wound care clinics. I really can't imagine...
    Oct 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  6. First Person To Person Spread Of Ebola In US
    Okay, I know I shouldn't be scared. The smart piece of me knows better, and yet I still am. She was wearing PPE. Brantley was wearing PPE. I feel a little sick and scared down deep in the pit of...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. First Person To Person Spread Of Ebola In US
    Exactly! But the media is reporting, and spokespeople are saying, she broke protocol. I'm hearing careless thrown around. Um? I wonder if anybody reporting knows what PPE even is? How it...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. First Person To Person Spread Of Ebola In US
    I just have a hard time believing anybody would be careless with EBOLA! Really? I'm not even careless with C Diff...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. Miss Manners for Nurses
    My manners tip: it is never anyone's business to comment on another's food choice. Please don't tell me how awful GMOs are if I'm eating microwave popcorn. Please don't tell me how much better...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Question about WIA program
    WIA can grant as a SIP (Self initiated participant), but you have to have already been getting welfare before you started school. You can't quit working and get WIA for am existing activity, at...
    Sep 29
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. How do you say "diabetes"?
    Die-ya-bee-teez I say "I have Type 1 die-ya-bee-teez" I hate it when people say "dia-ya-beat-us" lol. I lived in the south for awhile and everyone called it "the sugar", like "you must have the...
    Sep 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. condom catheters
    I agree, if pt doesn't want anything on his penis, he isn't going to keep anything on his penis. I know briefs are not the best option, but could be a better option than this poor man pulling the...
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Anatomy on Crack at my school
    That's very similar to my anatomy course. Yeah, I am so so very grateful now in nursing school that I was instructed in an "on crack" course. I cannot stress how invaluable a more challenging...
    Sep 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Say no to artificial sweeteners
    http://whatdoesthesciencesay.wordpress.com/2011/07/08/sweet-misery-fact-check-part-1/ Yeah, that documentary is not so hot. Really, again, I don't think people should use these sweeteners in...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  15. Dumb things you've done in clinical
    Pt was two days post op bowel obstruction, ng removed the day before, advanced to full liquids and super uncooperative. Pt had removed his own darn iv. No meds were ordered po yet. Pt was...
    Sep 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Say no to artificial sweeteners
    I can't drink unsweetened tea or coffee! I do not understand people who can.
    Sep 21
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  17. Say no to artificial sweeteners
    They had type 1 diabetes, and occasionally wanted a soda.
    Sep 21
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  18. Fundamentals- Done!
    Omg so true. I think so many of felt such huge pressure to maintain a 4.0 in the prereqs that we freak out in nursing school when we don't have an A. It's okay to sometimes pass with a lower grade,...
    Sep 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Fundamentals- Done!
    Good job Heather! Honestly I'm going to shoot myself if I have to study for one more massive med surg test lol! I am going to be so grateful when I graduate!
    Sep 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Say no to artificial sweeteners
    Stevia is not very good. I had a good friend who wasn't diabetic and pushed stevia and agava at me constantly. A year or so ago she developed Type 2 diabetes. It took her about a month of only...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  21. Say no to artificial sweeteners
    Also, it's easy as a non diabetic to say no to artificial sweeteners, but for a diabetic that simply isn't a viable option. We like coffee, tea, and an occasional soda too! If we say no to...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  22. Say no to artificial sweeteners
    Equal isn't the problem. Overconsumption of just about anything is the problem.
    Sep 19
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  23. Newbie CNA shocked "care" given by CNA co-workers!
    I actually agree with you to an extent. I think the issue is less with someone not wanting to work, and more with someone not wanting to work in the healthcare field. They go from welfare to back...
    Sep 12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. Failed Another Quiz. Feel like giving up.😢
    Okay, breath. Nursing school is an insane amount of information in a very short time frame. It builds and gets harder as it goes. It isn't such a bad thing to fail a little in the beginning. ...
    Aug 29
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  25. Narc Count Disaster
    The difference is a med tech doesn't have a license to lose. They are just an employee, and a low paid one at that. Thus, the risk of them making a dangerous error, or working in an unsafe manner...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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