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  1. Best snack food
    Greek yogurt (Fage brand with honey) and string cheese.
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Can anyone tell me about Med couture?
    I wear an XS petite in Urbane and Grey's Anatomy...Med Couture runs the same in sizing compared to these brands for me, except I don't need petite pants. I think they are my favorite scrubs I own....
    Oct 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  3. Water
    L.O.L. Yes, I have noticed some leftover crumbs and cups when I get to work at 0645. One reason among many I have been wanting to switch to nights.
    Sep 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Water
    Where you work, are you allowed to have water (in a covered container) at your workstation?
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. RN Salary Survey 2013:  Post here!
    1. TN 2. 1 3. hospital 4. 21.50 5. 4.50 from 4-7 p 6. Union- heck no, I live in the South
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. ER vs Med/surg- someone wanna clue me in?
    This made me laugh! I thought the same thing to myself, and especially a particular pt of mine (one of six pts, as usual) who had meds every single hour of my shift save for two. What, why!? And him...
    Sep 15, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. I miss the OR.
    You gotta do what is right for you, if you know what I mean...
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Decisions, decisions....What made you choose where you work?
    I chose my 1st job b/c it was a day shift, the people seemed friendly, and the building was clean and had lots of light. My new job I chose b/c it is close to my house, and b/c it will provide...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Finally, I am an ICU nurse: CVICU
    Congratulations!!!
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. Can you work straights days?
    As the first poster said, it is not unheard of for hospitals to schedule rotating shifts, but where I live it is very rare, most are straight nights or days. I would say put in some applications and...
    Jul 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Background check taking long time...
    I have contacted my recruiter and was told it is this particular health board who is not responding...apparently whoever conducts the background checks wants verifications that this red flag on my...
    Jul 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Dropping Magnet
    I am furiously making notes...for the future, of course. Here in the South there are no Unions and nearly all hospitals are religious-affiliated.
    Jul 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Background check taking long time...
    Hi all- I have been offered a job and completed my physical + paperwork. I am wondering though about the background check as that is the only thing not finished. Before becoming a nurse I had a...
    Jul 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Hospitalist RN vs Medical Unit RN
    I would personally jump at the chance to be a hospitalist RN.
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. What brand of scrubs do you prefer?
    Well I just received my Blue Sky scrubs...my first impression is not good. I somehow did not realize they are 65% polyester. I am sure they withstand multiple washings, but I like softness against my...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  16. What brand of scrubs do you prefer?
    I just ordered a couple of pairs from there, will let you know how they are...
    Jul 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  17. Brand of graduated compression stockings?
    I like Nurse Mates knee-highs with 15-20 grade compression. I have yet to try Jobst, but for the money, I think Nurse Mates are good.
    Jul 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. All the cool people work nights!
    Personally, I would prefer to NOT have to deal with management during day shift. In-services, leader rounds, case conference...I lose a lot of time that would be better spent elsewhere. Trust me, it...
    Jun 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. How to Transfer Within the System Without Upsetting Management
    I was actually hired for a position within the hospital system without my manager knowing. However, after I was hired she was notified and I had not had time to let her know I was transferring. I...
    Jun 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Length of orientation or preceptorship for new RN grad
    NO way. I had 12 weeks, and agree with whomever said earlier to look for another job. 10 patients is too many even for an experienced nurse.
    Jun 22, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Time for a vacation!!  Where do you want to go?
    My sister goes to Belize every year; I have been saving up...maybe next May? Also lately I have just been wanting to rent a convertible and drive out West...never been to Vegas, so that is on the...
    Jun 22, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  22. Offered PICU position...
    O'Rion, I just bought that Hazinski book! I have accepted the informal offer for the PICU, and did my physical Wednesday, so hopefully I will get the official offer soon.
    Jun 21, '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  23. Offered PICU position...
    I want to do both! It is a great problem to have, but still a tough decision. I think I am going to the PICU, and then later on down the road will try for ER.
    Jun 17, '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  24. Offered PICU position...
    I am very excited. I went to shadow in a local PICU last month and after a bit of waiting was offered a job there with a 5 month orientation. I had been offered a night shift ED position, and though...
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  25. What brand of scrubs do you prefer?
    I voted Grey's Anatomy, but also like Urbane. Have never tried Koi, but likely will soon.
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear


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