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  1. Orientation ending
    I know exactly how you feel! I felt that way right when I got off orientation. I've been on my own for about 2 months now, and I'm just now starting to feel SLIGHTLY comfortable. I would say...
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. change in pt condition - what to do?
    I am always worried about the same thing! I've been off orientation for about a couple months now, and the patients are so unstable on my floor I'm having situations like this come up nearly every...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. So much harder than I expected :(
    thanks everyone! I am VERY happy to say I've been on my own for a little over a month now and its going better! I have some good nights, and some bad nights, but it will probably always be that way...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Feel dumb when talking to physicians....
    Oh I feel the SAME way. I've never had a phone call with a doctor where I actually knew all the answers to their questions. It definitely is helpful to have info in front of you though I've found.
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. So much harder than I expected :(
    wow thanks for the comments everyone! it's been getting more stressful because I only have two more shifts of my orientation before I'm on my own. I'm freaking out, but I know after I work a few...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. So much harder than I expected :(
    I need to vent :( I started my first job a little over a month ago and I am a nervous wreck. I only have 2 more weeks of orienting and I do NOT feel ready to be on my own :( I knew my first job would...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Im curious and want to see absolute honesty
    I didn't go into nursing for money in any means, but do I find my income to be way more than enough money for me, as a single, debt-free woman: absolutely. Would I want to raise a family on my...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. DNR - CCA vs CCO
    can someone please explain the difference between a CCA and a CCO in simple terminology? I feel so stupid...I just started my first job and these terms are prevalent on the floor I work on. I've...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Is this still normal or do I need professional help?
    I know how you feel, I've been on orientation on a med surg floor for several weeks now and I'm so inimidated. I feel sick every morning on the drive to work. I'm a new grad and feel like I know...
    Jul 9, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. NCLEX Prep
    I used Saunders too.. VERY helpful!
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. In your opinion, how difficult are NCLEX SATA questions?
    I also had about 20-25 SATA's in 75 questions. About half of them I felt confident I knew, but the other half I felt like I was just blindly guessing. What helped me most was I practiced ONLY...
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. New job! advice?!
    Hi everyone! I'm new to the site...I passed the nclex-rn last week and am starting my new job this week! I got a job on a floor I had clinical on my last semester of nursing school. I loved...
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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