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  1. CPNRE September 2014
    Passed! And just signed papers for full time palliative care position! Life I good :)
    Oct 18
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  2. Mantra?... Whats yours??...
    Not a motivational/uplifting one, but it's got me through some (ahhhem....)moments ... "I am 100% washable" :)
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  3. Things Little Old Ladies Say
    Not a LOL, but my patient referred to peri-care as "washing the laundry". I can't sort my laundry now without giggling!
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. CPNRE September 2014
    Can. Not. Wait. May. Die. Waiting.....
    Oct 8
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  5. CPNRE May 2014
    That was one tough test! I achieved academic honors with distinction all the way through school, did the predictor tests with 95-100% chance of passing and it didn't prepare me for that!
    Sep 11
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  6. From construction to nursing, has it been done?
    Just turned 40, finished nursing school and getting ready to write board exam. Worked in swine barns. Ya, it can be done. Go for it!
    Sep 7
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  7. The most valuable thing(s) you've been told
    Save your back, it's your pay cheque! Raise the bed to working height EVERY time! When boosting someone in bed, raise to your working height, lay bed flat, place into trandelenberg, have pt grab...
    Aug 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Community Health Diagnosis
    So you have identified the issues of substance abuse and poverty. What can these issues CAUSE? Those will be your "risk for" statements. I'll get you started, poverty puts people at risk for...
    Aug 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Challenging your own beliefs
    Thank you Lev, I was very surprised at my own fears and insecurities that I felt with my first palliative client. My own insecurities regarding my abilities and my own personal beliefs surprised me....
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Challenging your own beliefs
    My philosophy of nursing is being written tonight in the room of a dying ALS client. My job tonight: sit, watch and wait. She sleeps nearly constantly. Moments of terrifying choking while refusing...
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Burned Bridges
    Well said TheCommuter! I think you could put together a great article with what you've written here!
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Burned Bridges
    It's not the age of the car, it's the mileage! ;)
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Burned Bridges
    TheCommuter, Will you please be my mentor? I am working on this.... and its so hard!
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. "Take the skin off the tape" advice given here
    This is for the brilliant nurse that gave the advice to "take the skin off the tape, not the tape off the skin". I searched high and low for the thread this was mentioned in so that I could thank...
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Burned Bridges
    Thank you for this articulate and kind post. I'm 40 years old and just fully understanding this now I'm ashamed to say. Grandma was right, you'll catch more flies with honey!
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Dear Nursing Student with ADD what study strategies help w/memory ?
    Yes to everything vintage mother said! Organization is one of the most difficult things us ADDers struggle with. Adopt the "do it now" principle. Because you will get distracted and forget to...
    Feb 21
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  17. Patients REALLY do these things!
    I am a nursing student who has been reading AN to better understand nursing culture to better prepare myself for the field prior to graduation. I am proud to say that AN has well prepared me for the...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. My First Patient
    From the daughter of a colon cancer survivor, who is about to graduate nursing school, I have chills and tears. Thank you! You summed it up very accurately.
    Feb 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Calling all nurses: Enough with the high-velocity urination contest!
    So, would the competition be for distance, the velocity, or the volume held? Inquiring minds want to know!
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Stupid Nurse Tricks (Or How To Look Incredibly Stupid)
    ^^Like a boss!^^
    Feb 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. How Hard is LPN school if You are not good in science.
    If it has been a while since you were in school i would highly recommend taking a highschool level cHem and bio As Well As A seNior math.
    Feb 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. Student Nurse "Help me!" Threads
    Although I consider myself to be a still soft and squishy approaching old bat, I am just entering the nursing field. I have found myself shocked at the repetitiveness of new threads and in awe of the...
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Gag Reflexes
    Glance away, take a deep breath through your mouth, swallow...small mental pep talk, and get right to it. my motto in life is now "I can do ANYTHING with gloves on"!
    Jan 2
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. Beginning of last semester!!!
    Starting last semester on Monday! I CANNOT WAIT!
    Jan 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Benefits of taking PSW program instead of Pre health program
    I think I understand what the OP was stating. For some of us, especially if we're older with a family that needs our income, having your PSW and working might be the only way to make your dream...
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs


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