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  1. Things you'd like to say to….
    One last one: For the love of God please just please stop acting like a huge va jay jay... You made a conscious decision to go bull riding like a "tough macho man" now take that shoulder...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Things you'd like to say to….
    To the young, walkie-talkie pt: No, I definitely will NOT arrange transportation for you, you can walk over to the bus stop or use the free phone in the waiting room to call a friend. To the pt...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. I have an interview in a level 1 trauma center, need advice!
    I stumbled up on this old thread and just wanted to say 6 months of working in the ER and it has been the best experience of my life! I only had to work a whooping ONE night shift and then officially...
    Dec 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. SATA weakness! Help!
    I think everyone's weakness are SATA questions.. I took my test today and only got 4 SATA. Test shut off at 80 questions and I got the good pop up. You might not even get many questions like that,...
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Anybody take it today 6/25
    I took it today too. 2 hours and I'm guessing 80 questions because I got to 75 and it just gave me a few more questions after that. Although it was a pretty tough test I felt good when I finished. ...
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Just need to vent :(
    Thank you for reading my post I seriously cannot stop thinking about this and I need to vent, my husband is not in healthcare and he's the only one I've talked to but I feel that he doesn't...
    May 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Best Hallucinations Thread
    I had a patient with hepatic encephalopathy tell me to get all my children under control pointing to an empty corner and she also said "look at all the little kittens" while pointing to the floor. ...
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. New Grad w/an offer but now an interview for dream(?) job!
    I'd say go to the interview and see where it goes from there. Sounds like you are leaning more towards ER from what I read on your post, you can always transfer later to another floor if you don't...
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. Accepted!! What to do this summer in preparation
    What to do in preparation? um lets see... sleep A LOT, spend lots of time with family and friends, enjoy the summer!
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. What am I doing wrong! I just want to cry
    I think you should meet with your instructor and let her know what's going on. Maybe he/she can offer some advice and help you work out a plan. After all, they write the test they know best where...
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Hospital closing my entire unit.
    This sounds very familiar. My friend works at a hospital here in San Antonio who is going through the exact same thing right now. Hang in there and I hope you get a job soon! :)
    Apr 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. ER Reservations and Concierge Services at Hospitals Boost Bottom Lines
    This is just encouraging the use of the ER for non-emergent medical issues, this is so ridiculous and I hope this doesn't start happening everywhere. If you can wait at home comfortably, it is not...
    Apr 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. I have an interview in a level 1 trauma center, need advice!
    Thank you! how about interpreting EKGs? I feel like nursing school did not do a very good job in that area, do you know where I can find some help with that?
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. I have an interview in a level 1 trauma center, need advice!
    Just wanted to say I got the job! Any advice for a new grad in the ED?
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. All nurses! Brand new PCT in need of advice :)
    I found that sometimes it is very hard to please all the nurses, especially since on my floor sometimes I can be assigned to 4 nurses (we split the floor half and half). When I first started working...
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. Have not heard back!
    Okay I think I feel better about calling now. I have been reluctant to ask those questions because I didn't want to come across too aggressive or pushy but you are right, they must get these kinds...
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  17. Have not heard back!
    I know this has been said a million times before but I interviewed Wednesday last week and I still have not heard back! I know I should be patient, but I just want someone to help me put my mind at...
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  18. I have an interview in a level 1 trauma center, need advice!
    Well it's done and over with, I think I did pretty well for the most part. Some questions I did hit a wall on but I still answered as best as I could. I got pretty good feedback from the peer...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. I have an interview in a level 1 trauma center, need advice!
    Thank you everyone for your input, I talked to my instructors and they said the same thing as you guys. The interview is tomorrow morning and I decided to go for it, IF I do end up getting an offer....
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. I have an interview in a level 1 trauma center, need advice!
    Yes I am aware it's just an interview but I do not want to waste anyone's time if I decide I don't want a night shift, that's why I asked for advice. I think I'm gonna go for it, my interview is...
    Feb 23, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. I have an interview in a level 1 trauma center, need advice!
    Thanks for the replies! I am fortunate to live in San Antonio where the nursing job market is amazing, I don't think my classmates are having a hard time getting jobs either. I work at a PCU as a...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. I have an interview in a level 1 trauma center, need advice!
    Hello everyone I am currently facing a dilemma and I need some guidance. Today, I received a phone call to go in for an interview next week for a staff nurse position at a level 1 trauma center...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Whats your biggest pet peeve working in the ED?
    Family member: "We have tried everything to get rid of his chest pains but nothing works! We are looking for someone who can help him!" Me to the pt: "I see you have nitroglycerin prescribed, did...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Almost passed out during clinicals!!
    I almost passed out when I watched someone getting an IV during the end of my first semester, AN IV FOR GOD'S SAKE! idk what it was about the situation that made me feel that way, but after that I...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Pinning Ceremony
    A retractable badge holder with "RN" on it for when they get they're first badge, small bandage scissors, sharpies, PENS!, a coupon for a shop that sells scrubs and shoes, coffee mug, maybe a clip...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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