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  1. Young people winding up in nursing homes
    It's sad because it's great that younger people are surviving traumatic injuries but what about their quality of life...another reason to simply be humble and grateful, I guess.
    Jan 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Nurse: 'I was fired for refusing flu shot'
    I work in Michigan and the "flu-shot" policies are just ridiculous! They don't mandate it for the paramedics, doctors will NEVER get fired, and if you have allergies or the flu shot is...
    Jan 8, '11
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. Too old to begin career in ED?
    Congrats on passing your boards! Working in the ER, nurses know how to expected the unexpected and enjoy the adventure. That includes having new nurses around because you truly never know what to...
    Jan 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Olden Times and Ancient Rhymes
    Very true...it's like the older I get, the more Christmas is not just about "you" but what you can do for others. Good Story.
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Management of Unanticipated Difficult Intubation
    Great information.
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  6. Thought you gi nurses would like this
    I remember watching that! LOL
    Dec 1, '10
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  7. Teacher and hospital nurse???
    There is nothing wrong with teaching and being a staff nurse at the same time. Several of my co-workers have taught clinicals or have worked at universities but the biggest concern they mention is...
    Dec 1, '10
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  8. What do new nurses look for in a Preceptor?
    What qualities or traits do a new nurse want to see in a preceptor and why? I will be starting my preceptor training soon and really want to know some good ideals.
    Nov 29, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. 9 rights of medications
    I had a nurse who didn't want to give someone a Catapress patch because the blood pressure was like 100/50 but the doctors were concerned about rebound hypertension and sometimes Catapress is given...
    Nov 24, '10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Help with studying
    There are several more general tips for studying: 1. talk/meet with your professor about your concerns and see what advice they can offer. 2. If you don't like groups than try just one person and...
    Nov 23, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Passed the CEN
    Congratulations!!! any words of advice?
    Nov 23, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Accepted position but now other offers
    Hi Jessica, you honestly get MORE experience with MORE hours. Imagine being a nurse there and having the same (little to no) nursing experience and you've been there for a couple of months...it's...
    Nov 23, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. 9 rights of medications
    some nurses are not aware of the 9 Rights of Medications but it's helpful if you want to decease the errors associated with dispensing medications and improve your nursing care. I'm sharing this...
    Nov 22, '10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  14. Stroke pt with increased weakness and slurring
    In my ER department, the latest updates in treating stroke patients includes: doing the blood work, especially a pt/ptt level BEFORE the patient goes to ct scan because the delay of tPa treatment was...
    Nov 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Businesses other than nursing
    Are there any nurses who are interested or own a business in a area other than nursing? If so, please explain how nursing helped or could help you accomplish that goal.
    Jun 8, '10
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  16. I Passed NCLEX.  I'm an RN.
    Congratulations and continue making the nursing field proud!
    Jun 7, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. So depressed! I took my nclex Rn yesterday and failed.
    I know how stressful it is after you took the NCLEX but you have to get your official results to know what's next and what to do (without any tricks). Take care
    Jun 5, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Fixing The Noisy Hospital
    I never realized how noisy a hospital was until I started working in the ER. Post-traumatic stress disorder is real! After my first night of working there I went home and still could hear the radio,...
    Jun 5, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. advice
    Hello, I've been working in the ER for about 3years, generally speaking I like to work with people who are proactive. My advice for anybody new to the ER is letting people know it's okay to feel...
    Apr 29, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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