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  1. Shift differential question
    I hear ya..my hospital gives shift differentials but no differential for weekends :down:
    Mar 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. $75 gift card for nurses - Nurse Jackie website
    Yay! How generous of you to share. I am excited that a Bliss Spa is in my area, and I look forwad to treating myself!
    Mar 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Medic Sued For Swiping Foot From Crash Victim
    This thread is cornier than an old foot. (ew sorry). That said, I'm laughing so hard I can only hope that this thread is not on its last leg. :jester:
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Medic Sued For Swiping Foot From Crash Victim
    Maybe s/he was just trying to walk a mile in someone else's shoes? This thread should be moved to the humor forum!
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. issues in specialization in nursing
    I agree with everyone else. I specialized in psych right out of school. I love it and don't want to do anything else. The city I am moving to has plenty of psych jobs. The problem is..they are...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Got in medical school???
    congratulations!!! :dncgbby:
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What are the top 5 medications YOU administer daily?
    clonazepam, tylenol, seroquel, trazodone, neurontin psych hospital
    Feb 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Why are people encouraging me to become an M.D. rather than an RN?
    Well... Do you want to live to work? Or work to live?
    Feb 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Talk to me about your care plans...
    That sounds about right. My first Med/Surg care plan took literally 20 hours! My whole weekend. My peers said it took them about the same. Still, I was determined to save some time and stop the...
    Feb 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. 2 yr BSN close to home, or ABSN 3 hours away??
    Are you married? Do you have kids? If at least one of those answers is affirmative, I would go with the generic BSN program close to home. If not, then I would consider the ABSN program. I faced...
    Feb 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Is it mandatory to have a BSN in most states?
    No state requires a BSN. Many employers, however, require their hires to have BSN's. This is especially true of new grad fellowship programs. My hospital is one of them. I asked the DON why they...
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Have/were you accepted to more than one nursing school?
    Yes, I got accepted to 2 accelerated bsn programs. I chose Texas A&M over University of Texas - El Paso. It was an easy choice...TX A&M is located in a much safer town than El Paso. Also, TX A&M was...
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Nursing is stupid?
    :down: Good Lord...with friends like her, who needs enemies? Friends support each other, friends root for each other's efforts and aspirations, friends validate each other's potential and worth. This...
    Feb 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Have you been afriaid of a pt?
    of course..I had something thrown at me the other day. It was my first inevitable experience of being the target of violence in psych. Although my life was not really in danger..my reaction was...
    Feb 6, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. What did you struggle with most in nursing school?
    :hug: I'm sorry to hear you had this experience. If I was in your program I would have bullied your bullies!
    Feb 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Not giving PRN's even though they are ordered?
    If my assessment is incongruent with the pt's complaint and prn request, I process with the pt and offer alternatives. I discuss the triggering event with the pt, and help them identify and implement...
    Feb 4, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. should an ADN new grad bother applying to new grad program if it says BSN preferred?
    Yes! I have a BSN and one year of experience. I am applying to jobs that state they prefer at least 2-3 years of experience, heck I have even applied to a few that state more experience is required....
    Feb 4, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. What does your username mean?
    I changed my username last night. We had a slow night, overstaffed due to the storm, and my charge nurse saw me on this site and saw my username! He immediately went to the site and said he was gonna...
    Feb 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. psych job 3-11 shift?
    I work the 3-11pm shift...I personally find that it is not conducive to having a social life, a life outside of work, or heck a life at all lol...but I like the shift and the pace itself. During...
    Feb 3, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. To the accelerated (A-BSN) students: Any regrets?
    No regrets! It is one of the best choices I have ever made in life...and graduating from an A-BSN program magna cum laude is my proudest accomplishment so far. I am more proud of my education than I...
    Feb 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. How much MONEY do you make? (questionaire)
    1. what is your degree in? bsn-rn, psychology 2. what state do you live in? texas 3. what is your job title? staff nurse, ft in psych hospital 4. how much do you make an hour? $25/hr, $28.75/hr...
    Feb 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Mental Health MSN or MSW?
    MSN is more practical. You already have the nursing foundation, the pay is certainly better-perhaps even twice as much as the MSW alternative, and the job prospects are better. But I don't think...
    Feb 2, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  23. How do you deal w/ friends & family members about your career choice?
    Wow..in my family avoiding a prison sentence is a feat, lol! Needless to say, I can't relate, but I can offer some advice.. I think you need to hold these folks accountable. This does not involve...
    Feb 2, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. New interesting abortion poll
    pro-choice.. Every child wanted!
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What pay are nurses making these days?
    BSN RN with 1 year of experience Psych $25/hr base pay $28.75/hr after 15% evening shift diff No weekend diff :down:
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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