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  1. Getting kids to take premed
    Hi allnurses. What are some tips and tricks that you use to get young children to take oral premed? So far I say something along the lines of "I made some goofy juice for you" and give it to their...
    Apr 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Anyone ever tell you, you would never be able to become a nurse? Proved them wrong?!
    I had a guidance counselor in high school tell me I could not be a nurse if I wasn't good at chemistry, which was devastating for me to hear as high school student. I had to re-do it, but so what?...
    Feb 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Help! Do I have to do this?
    My unit has two RN staff on day shift, one with a pt assignment and one in-charge. Today my unit's regular charge nurse phoned me asking if I could take a shift for her. I accepted under the...
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. tell me about your most embarrassing job interview!
    I had a one-on-one interview for a CNA job while I was in nursing school. The interviewer asked me something along the lines of "Tell me about a difficult situation and how you managed to over come...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  5. What will be your New Year resolution?
    join my employer's pension plan
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. The Nightmare known as Psychiatric Care  Part One
    An interesting read, thanks for the post. I've never heard of the wet sheet treatment before. -onthejourney
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. If you weren't a nurse, what would you have become?
    probably something in the health care field- dental hygenist, registered massage therapist
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What are you really good at?
    I'm a new nurse so i'm not the best at IVs or phlebotomy, but I'd like to think I give good care. I always try to lotion up those dry legs and take care of those chin hairs on the little old ladies!
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. What makes nursing stressful for you?
    -having to search for things to do my job (the med isn't here- gotta call pharmacy, have to search the unit for the vital signs machine) -different disciplines adding work for nursing (nursing now...
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Online ACLS certification?
    I took the AHA online ACLS certification in March 2011 as a fourth year RN student. The material was challenging since it was my first time working with ECGs strips and heart rhythms and advanced...
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Would you do this for someone else?
    I'm a new grad. I just realized I forgot to sign off on a 0600hr g-feed that I gave. I just phoned and spoke with the nurse who came on after me and asked her if she could just put my initials beside...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. quick PICC questions
    1) Should you always choose to infuse into the large PICC lumen vs the small? and what is the purpose of having a small and large lumen, why not just have two lumens the same size? 2) Also, can...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. nursing etiquette question
    Hi all. I am a brand new RN on a slow stream rehab floor. I just thought of an interaction that I had with a patient and was wondering your opinions on it. I entered a patient's room to administer...
    Jul 7, '12
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  14. Very Strange Question
    wear sunscreen
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  15. Pre-grad blues :(
    Hi allnurses. I'm in my last semester of nursing school on a medical floor and so far I've cried twice on the floor, both during the morning medpass. One time was with my preceptor when I had to give...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. is this a nursing trick you would use?
    Hi all. I'm a nursing student doing my final practicum on a medical floor. Today I was helping a nurse change a pt's brief and I saw a trick I'd never seen before. Not sure of the pt's dx, but he was...
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. rubber fingers?
    Hi allnurses. I was reviewing the anaphylaxis emergency kit inventory checklist needed when giving flu vaccinations and it requires rubber fingers, along with epinephrine, gloves, benadryl, etc at...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    my little experience would be when I was filling the water jugs on midnights I happened to glance at the window across from me and I swore I saw the reflection of someone sitting in the resident's...
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. "You'll be hearing from my lawyer."
    he said he was allergic to it
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. "You'll be hearing from my lawyer."
    When I worked in a pizza place one man said he was going to sue me if ham was on his pizza :uhoh3:
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. She/He Did What?!
    At a place I used to work at I heard some CNAs got fired over: 1) smearing ketchup on a napkin and telling a confused resident they were bleeding (why:uhoh3:) 2) prentending to pull gummy bears out...
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. quick newbie question
    Hi everyone! I've been reading allnurses for a while now and now I have a question of my own. I'm a nursing student and I've been working as a CNA in a nursing home for just over a month. On two...
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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