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  1. Needing encouragement, trying to get past being fired a few years ago.....
    Follow your but feeling and make it happen. Your self esteem is down after all your personal and professional problems, avoid the pain , but recognize it. Be happy girl. They might make you their...
    Dec 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Are shy and quiet people not allowed to be nurses?
    You will make it, just like we all did. Stay strong and chin up, your hard work will pay off. Best of luck in future endeavors :)
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Should I stay or should I go?  I don't know.
    Who said two years? Get your one yr experience and move on...
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. What career did you have before nursing?
    I did phlebotomy for 11 years in hospital settings and plasma centers. 3 years of cna and youth service worker. I got into a cna position by coincidence as a coworker was trying to help me get better...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. How do you get thicker skin?
    I have this tech that has an attitude with me; she taps on the desk and keeps tapping until the pt chart is given to her to transport a pt to the floor. Yes, I take my time on purpose. She gives me...
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    Though young in the nursing field, you are wise, good job.
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. Hypothetical question
    Just be honest with them when you do get the offer, your family should always come first. Nothing wrong, I've always seen these types of situations happen. Congrats!!!
    Nov 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Stubborn Docs, New Docs
    Documentation to the dot is essential.I document everything the doctor verbalizes. When the Dr ignores a nursing questions I type: Dr "..." notified of pts vital signs, o2 saturations being "_ "" ,...
    Nov 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. What 2 do if u r called to a man down?
    Call the doctor?
    Nov 17, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  10. Just got the call...I'll be an ER nurse!
    Congrats, may your journey be exciting and encouraging to learn on a daily basis. :)
    Nov 17, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Can you chart too much?
    You r right in documenting as you do, the right way.
    Nov 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. medication to dry up breast milk?
    How in the world is cabbage used to dry up milk? :eek::eek::eek::eek:
    Nov 17, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Did I Make Things Worse?
    Have you considered prisons? Jails? Takes a background in psych to know how to treat ur patients. Good luck!!
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I need help and a little info...
    Have you considered phlebotomy? It's an upgrade in position and pays more; also, you can do it at a quicker pase and cost less as far as tuition goes. I did it through nursing school , I worked part...
    Nov 13, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Last day of orientation over!
    Off orientation.....I went off panic mode and bought 3 more ECG and ed pocket books...I haven't openned one at work :) good luck, u will do great!!
    Nov 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. how quickly someone can go downhill.
    I'm sorry you have endured this in your life, she knows you tried your best.
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. what states NEED nurses ?
    Alturas Ca; bakersfield , Ca; Taft, Ca...etc
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Fired within 90 days... advice?
    Just put it in your resume and application, its a job history document. They will call them, many times they don't, to verify that u worked there. Legally, that's all they can ask: from what...
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. Knowing the worst and not saying a word.
    Amazing!!! Your life experience made me cry :*)
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Knowing the worst and not saying a word.
    I was a juvenile counselor looking for a new career, came across a cna position. Not knowing what it entailed , though eager for a new professional adventure, I accepted the position. Tested out for...
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Your body did what?!?
    male jumped off his roof into his back yard vegetable garden and landed ( what a coincidence eh) on one of his eggplants; with his rear!!!!! Yeap, he didn't stand with a straight face while in...
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. New Grad Terrors
    I understand what u r going through, after two years of nursing, I still get nervous. I go to sleep thinking and wondering if I missed anything :( and wake up thinking of the things I missed not...
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Question re: patient handoff/shift change
    Op, I was not aware of the situation in experience. I got off work and left work with a situation as you mentioned here . I didn't mean to offend you as though I understand my words were harsh. Don't...
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Question re: patient handoff/shift change
    The social psych and personality theories ? Behavior? She didnt think it was right??? !!! Actions are more than words and obviously express the notion of doing something wrong as she had given that...
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Question re: patient handoff/shift change
    And I'm sure you r highly appreciated.
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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