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  1. ACLS requirement
    I was hired as a new grad at a hospital without one. I've been at my job for a year and I'm just now doing my ACLS through the hospital at their expense.
    Sep 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Voluntary Euthanasia
    Would I euthanize someone? Damn right I would if that's what they wanted, and I hope someone would do the same for me. It's a damn shame it's not legal.
    Sep 16
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. Confront or do a slow burn!
    eh, butt out.
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. whats the main cause of stress that RN goes through at work?
    Where to begin... 1. ratios. On my floor it's 5:1, and IMO too high. A more reasonable load if you expect me to get everything done in a safe and timely manner would be 3:1 or 4:1 MAX. Also, add...
    Sep 14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. NIGHT SHIFT
    I've been on nights for almost one year now, and to be honest, I have never fully gotten used to it. The first month I lost like 5lbs because I didn't know how to eat at night, and when I would come...
    Sep 14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Starting to find some aspects degrading
    Thanks everyone for your posts. The interaction that actually prompted my original post, I was able to resolve in a satisfying manner and I ended up having a really excellent rapport and time with...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Starting to find some aspects degrading
    I've been a nurse for almost a year, and I think burnout has hit me hard. I'm also finding certain aspects of the job degrading. I don't mean wiping up poop or vomit or blood, or turning a little old...
    Aug 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. No more 12 hour shifts?
    Well hopefully I will be out of bedside nursing before this comes to fruition. I kind of hate 12 hour shifts because after the 8 hr mark I do NOT give hoot anymore. I work nights. My body is taxed by...
    Aug 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Unsure of wanting kids
    I'm 26 and not sure if I'll ever have kids. It's not something I'm actively interested in as part of my life. I have plans for more education, travel, and eventually marriage or at least a long-term...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. career advice needed for a introvert pls
    I'm an introvert as well. As a nurse it IS exhausting to have to be surrounded by people -- mainly family members who get up in your face with 1,000 questions at a time. I actually don't mind one to...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Question for nurses
    Love: The good feeling when you know you made someone feel better even if it was just through words. Hate: Understaffing. Working on a high acuity, high fall risk floor and staffing wants to take...
    Apr 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. if you hate nursing, what would you rather do instead?
    Probably a psychologist. My favorite part of my job is the little down time I have to just sit and talk with someone and try to make them feel better or just hear them out without judgment. I'm a new...
    Apr 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Has anybody observed an instance of the Pearson Vue Trick being wrong?
    It takes a while for your state board to post results. I took my test on Monday and it took all week until this morning for my license number to get posted. If you got the good popup, you're golden....
    Aug 2, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. took nclex-rn for the second time today
    No problem, and best of luck!! I too wish I would have used Hurst the first time but everyone was raving about Kaplan. pffft. LOL
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. took nclex-rn for the second time today
    Hi there searay! After watching all of the videos I watched them again. Looked over all of my notes day by day. Like one day I would do cardiac and gastrointestinal, and then oncology and renal....
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Quick results say pass, everyone has license number but me?
    I know the feeling. Though I have not have been waiting as long as you, I'm getting frustrated that it's not up yet. I'm looking for jobs and it's not comforting to see it say "pending." Also not...
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  17. NCLEX RN 2013 retakers
    When you purchase the review, they have PDF forms of the workbook sheets for you to print out if you'd like, so no book to purchase. You can go over your notes as often as you'd like and take them...
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Can anyone verify Pearson Vue "trick" April/May 2013?
    I can verify it. First time I took NCLEX and did the trick I got the CC page. Four days later in the mail I got a CPR report saying I failed. Just took the test again on Monday. Did the trick and...
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. NCLEX RN 2013 retakers
    I just did the videos so I could watch them over and over again at my leisure. They also have workbook pages that correspond to each section. Honestly, parts of the review brought everything together...
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. NCLEX RN 2013 retakers
    I had to retake. I failed in early June and just re-took it a few days ago. Hurst saved my life! If you're weak on content and want some great tips, I HIGHLY recommend the online video review/5th day...
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Did anyone else WANT their computer to keep going?
    Mine stopped at around 83-86 (not sure), but I was pleased to see that I was still going after 75 because I wasn't feeling like I was doing my best (I felt like I was bombing even though I was...
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. took nclex-rn for the second time today
    Do the trick. I also failed my first time, went in not as prepared as I should have been, got cocky and thought maybe I could pass anyway because I went to a good school and did Kaplan's qbank. I...
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. took nclex 7/29/13
    Just got my quick results: PASS woo-hoo!
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. NCLEX Pearson Vue Trick
    Good luck to you too!
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. NCLEX Pearson Vue Trick
    I hope not. I got the good popup as well, and tomorrow morning my 48 hr wait for quick results is up. I'm getting nervous.
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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