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  1. When do they get a return on investment?
    I am really sorry it sounds like it is not working out. On the plus side you sound like a really responsible, ethical individual if you don't want to stuff your new employer with orientation/new...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. continuing AA after recovery program?
    There was another more important thing I wanted to add... When I first needed help from AA there were women there with quality continuous sobriety. Without their help things would have turned out...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. "C" in A&P1 Can and should I take it again?
    Congrats on the C in 5 weeks! Seriously. I repeated a class for that reason and confess that I was not that motivated. Got the A but it was extra work and a pain in the bum. Turned out not to be...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. How to convert drams to teaspoons?
    It just kills me that anyone not drinking a dram of whiskey cares... Has anyone come across a dram, in practice, in recent history? By all means learn how to do conversions and get comfortable...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Is this legal?
    Honestly I feel quite sick on your behalf and I have just learned a huge lesson -- sadly at your expense -- about locker and taking Tylenol etc. at work (do it all the time). It would never have...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. My 1st Ever New Graduate BSN Interview!!!
    My general advice on professional thank you notes: Have some cards printed with just your initial or initials. 4 x 6 light card stock creamish. Matching envelopes. This is not so expensive and...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Vent: Why I won't accompany my mother to the ER anymore
    OK...not entirely the same... Before I was a nurse I was a volunteer in the local ER. Cleaning/stocking rooms and what not. It happens I am sober for years and go to a twelve step program. ...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Stupid things that nurses say
    Bazinga! Sent from my iPad using allnurses.com
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. I NEED HELP! Tribute Speech to Nursing Instructors
    Write down the names of each instructor and consider them individually. Write down what about them was outstanding to you. Ask your fellow students...they should be included in this. Then consider...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. How to get started in nursing as fast as possible
    http://www.nlnac.org/home.htm Verify school accreditation here. Sent from my iPad using allnurses.com
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. How to get started in nursing as fast as possible
    You'll need to make enquiries locally. However, you can apply to any nursing school in the country. The fastest way is to take the full credit load per semester. We have accelerated BSN programs...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Stupid things that nurses say
    Seriously...this wins. Sent from my iPad using allnurses.com
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  13. Vent: Why I won't accompany my mother to the ER anymore
    Indeed. Sent from my iPad using allnurses.com
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Vent: Why I won't accompany my mother to the ER anymore
    I've been thinking about this. If it really doesn't matter to us if someone in front of us is a nurse (or the family of) then it shouldn't matter if they tell us. Sent from my iPad using...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Stupid things that nurses say
    I confess...I mistook a female partner for a boyfriend. They took it much better than I. Her name was Gene but it was, In fact, Jean. Sent from my iPad using allnurses.com
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. Vent: Why I won't accompany my mother to the ER anymore
    Give me the horrors just thinking about it. Went too many times last year.
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Resources
    Try this thread: Mobile Apps For Nurses
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Resources
    I really like my Weber: Nurses' Handbook of Health Assessment -- that is my hardcopy. For my iPod Touch I have the same only in app form (from Unbound Medicine).
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I don't think being a CNA is right for me.
    LTC is not for everyone. I had two clinical placements for my CNA course. One was in LTC and it was appalling. The smell of urine (and other stuff) didn't leave the floor until after lunch. The...
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Low potassium level, post CABG patient
    As a student the first thing you could have done differently is speak with your instructor. An extremely important step for you, your patient and your instructor. If you are remaining on that unit...
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. I don't think being a CNA is right for me.
    Yep. Sad but true. What a CNA does comes under nursing. Also, if you fancy ICU nursing you'll probably do all of that for the pt with assistance. I wouldn't work as a CNA during school though. ...
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Project
    That is some interesting stuff right there. Sounds like you have a couple of good options, which one are you leaning towards? Sent from my iPad using allnurses.com
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. How do you pass meds?
    With meds consider at the shift start asking how they take them...all at once, with water etc. I used to get murdered on time management when, inevitably, I did not ask and the pt had 15 meds (each...
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Are you a nurse with "alternative" spiritual beliefs?
    Current Buddhist. Former Catholic. Not one of the tortured, recovering Catholics I hear of (which includes family members). In fact, I had rather a nice experience with Catholicism -- I just had a...
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  25. Is it possible.....
    My eyes are watering! Sent from my iPad using allnurses.com
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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