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  1. Inquiring Minds
    Ok Nursing Students, I'm curious. I know NS is hard, and in and of itself is a challenge, but I'm curious in your opinion what makes it hard? Is it the material? The amount of work? I'm...
    Dec 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Here's my story
    Um, I never said I wasn't able to complete it or that I flake out. I said I need to do better at organizing, because I sometimes forget about assignments etc, and it effects my grade. No where did...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Statistics Class
    Whatever you do, don't take it online. That damn class can go to hell! No, really I think I'm just mentally challenged when it comes to seeing charts and things. I had a hard time with it...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  4. Don't Know Where Else to Ask This
    If you bring it to someones attention that you had a relationship with said person, they should no longer be allowed to have any access to your record or be able to schedule/un-schedule you. ...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Lessons on why not to "Assume" things.
    I have a thought I want to share. It was mentioned that the CNAs, among other staff had been saying the patient didn't look right. Just wondering if the nurses in that facility really...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Here's my story
    Yeah, I"m trying. :-( I have ADHD, and I've been taking online, on campus and hybrid courses and I'm all over the place. I need a system where I can see everything at one time, I'm thinking I may...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. This is wrong, right?????
    Oh lord, I wouldn't be able to remember what I gave or to whom, lol.
    Dec 13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. patient's making false allegation
    I just wanted to say that when I worked in LTC, every abuse allegation was met with a temporary suspension while it was investigated. Once it was determined the patient was mistaken (which was...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. This is wrong, right?????
    This isn't directed at the OP, just in general. I'm learning..... I think giving a med 90 minutes after you said you gave it could be dangerous in many circumstances, and if It were me I'd...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Dealing with Anxiety
    I've always had anxiety, and only in the last 5 years have I been seeking help for it. It is all consuming and truly a horrible way to live. I've had to go on meds, first trying prozac, then...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. My favorite med:
    OMG, it takes you from "I'm so nervous, this is horrible" to "Gimmie that thing, I'll do it for ya!"
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. My favorite med:
    As a former person who met that criteria, thank you! That must be what they gave me, because It shut me the hell up. haha
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Here's my story
    So, I always see threads on here about how competitive NS is and how hard it is to get in. It really is, and honestly I don't like how my school does it at all. They don't take your GPA into...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Key lanyards around neck
    It's a bad idea, for sure. Not just in psych, but with ANY patients that aren't A&0x3. Just get lanyards that break away when pulled on.
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. you know you're a CNA when...
    Nah, it was a clean bum. I cleaned it myself, hahaha. Never did come out, either.
    Dec 9
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    Just to give another aspect of this whole lovely conversation...... since the male penis is made up of the same tissue and has nerve endings just like the female clitoris, which comes equipped...
    Dec 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    A parent choosing it for their child isn't the same as the CDC getting involved. It feels like they are advocating for it, and it bothers me.
    Dec 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    It's not a procedure I believe in, although I do understand why it's chosen, so I think I would have to say No, but I already said as much in an earlier post. In countries where the procedure would...
    Dec 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    Hell no they shouldn't! Not in THIS country. I PROMISE there is nothing "minimal" about its function and the CDC needs to mind their darn business!
    Dec 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    I prefer intact hands down ;-)
    Dec 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. travel nurse with HIPAA violation
    Can you go to them, state that you couldn't possibly have accessed anything in under one minute and ask the violation to be rescinded?
    Dec 4
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  22. What is the toughest question you have ever been asked by a patient?
    Another heart wrenching one was a man with dementia who had just buried his wife. He woke up every day asking where she was.
    Dec 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. In case you need a reminder
    THIS is why you guys rock. http://fbstory.sfglobe.com/2014/11/28/life-was-perfect-when-her-son-was-born-14-weeks-later-everything-changed/
    Dec 4
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  24. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    I would be curious to talk to men who had it done later in life to find out what the differences are in sensation. I know the glans is much more sensitive, and seems to make sex more enjoyable since...
    Dec 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. you know you're a CNA when...
    You leave a room after cleaning and positioning an 85lb woman who doesn't wear a brief due to poor skin integrity. Afterwards, in the hallway, someone asks what is all over your scrubs. You...
    Dec 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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