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  1. Preparing for classes
    olvr00, I have to laugh because you just described what 90% of my class wears, and they sure look comfy. I am an older student and being from the baby boomer generation some things I just can't do...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. Preparing for classes
    BostonFNP covered a lot of it. I used a recorder in undergrad but most of my lectures for grad school are on camtasia and posted online. This means the instructor is responsible for recording...
    Sep 14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. painful reports
    As far as advice on giving getting report which I totally forgot to put in my previous reply..... Humor is a great way to deal with people and issues, especially if you are good at it. Passive...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. painful reports
    Last I knew CNA's gave report to other CNA's, so duskyjewel certainly has a valid viewpoint on the ups and downs of report. I can get better information from the tech's than from the RN's at times,...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Undergrad books used in grad school?
    Not really, except for the quantitative analysis. My program is using medical textbooks written by M.D.'s for med students. I was actually pretty surprised to find this out, but pleased.
    Sep 9
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Opinions needed...
    That's AWESOME!
    Sep 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. If you could go back and choose....
    Chocolatier! I make my own artisan chocolates and truffles (real chocolate, not the candy fake stuff) and love the creativity and challenge.
    Sep 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. On Negative Feedback
    Just throwing a thought out here, but if a new nurse has learned a skill or was exposed to some really good EBP, is their feedback listened too or even considered by experienced nurses? I am asking...
    Aug 31
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Anyone else feeling overwhelmed?
    My brick and mortar first semester has Pathophysiology, Health assessment (with a 3 hour lab additional) quantitative analysis and a community health systems. Am I stressed? Yup.
    Aug 29
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Medical Mash-Up
    Okay, the spelling thread got me thinking. My kids and husband and daughters are great hypochondriacs and have heard enough terminology to make them dangerous. My daughter, "Mom, is this...
    Aug 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Still Reeling From This
    I read a quote once...."Life is good, Death is not bad" It resonates with me to this day, having seen bad deaths and good deaths. I strongly feel that every person should have the right to...
    Aug 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Struggling NP student in need of advice !
    Summer classes are very difficult to do well in (in general) in my experience and that is at the undergrad level. I did my first graduate class during this summer and I was hammered, and it wasn't...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Why the NP degree will be the next MBA with 7 simple, quick reasons
    KansaFNP, I would "like" your above post a hundred times if I could, great sense of humor.
    Aug 16
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  14. Busy Lamentation
    psychguy, I think I remember you have a year left of school? I am getting ready to start in a week at my Brick and mortar for my pmhnp and I am savoring every last drop of free time because I...
    Aug 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. My poor husband
    I just spit my coffee all over the keyboard....hope the exam goes well.
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Props to Esme12
    tyvin, you put it very well, and that's exactly why I wrote about her, she is a mentor to many. Aren't nurses supposed to teach? Not just teach the new nurses/patients who fit their ideal of...
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. asn program and working full time
    Yes, it's possible but much depends on your work schedule and clinical schedule. If you haven't already, talk to the nurse faculty and see what the schedules are like. I know my ASN program was the...
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Props to Esme12
    I don't post often compared to some but I do read AN extensively. I stay out of the flame wars but it gets really old seeing the same garbage over and over again, from both old and new nurses. With...
    Aug 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. TMI at Dinner
    Trauma stuff doesn't faze my gang, but heaven forbid I mention a c-dif code brown or draining abscess.....
    Jul 9
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  20. First clinical day as an NP student tomorrow :)
    No advice really, I have yet to start my clinicals, although I am doing classes right now. Relax, and maybe carry something on which to take notes on things to ask or look up after clinical? Good...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Are online ANP degrees destroying our credibility?
    "I think a lot of people here have issues with reading comprehension. Most of us on here have agreed that online schools do not hurt the profession. Online programs from REPUTABLE, RESPECTED,...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  22. Biting Your Tongue
    "Things I’d like to say to patients (or their families) and get away with:" Stop Talking! When you ask me a question please listen to my answer instead of continuing to talk louder and over me. ...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    Wow....just...wow. Can't top that but I do remember the boyfriend who brought his post cath (4th one), morbidly obese girlfriend a bag of burger king food (supersized with fries of course) and a box...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. How did you change?
    I planned on becoming a nurse to pursue Pediatric NP and then FNP down the road. Fast forward through ICU, Psych, skilled and rehab and I am starting my psych NP this summer. I think I would not be...
    Jun 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Just a bad shift...
    Every day is like that in my old facility.....it's why I left. I'm with the Commuter, it's not for me.
    Jun 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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