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  1. If you accept a job, stay at least a year
    I would be suing that place in a heartbeat-with my malpractice insurance (something much more important to have to assist in keeping my license intact). :yes:
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. Strange interview... Input requested
    Congrats!!! :up::up::up:
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  3. MEN, dont come into nursing
    He MAY comeback, or maybe this was troll post...I mean, REAL nurses know how to spell ATIVAN! :cheeky:
    Sep 15
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. 4.0 in nursing school?
    THIS. My "lowly" :sarcastic: 2.89 GPA has gotten me each job I interviewed for; I even had a HR rep pontificate on how "As don't equate to getting to understand the REAL world of nursing; and they...
    Sep 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. what nurses do if a patient wants blood transfusions
    :laugh: However, they can still be from a foreign country, though.
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Help me out guys, I don't even know if I want to show up for the interview.
    THIS. You will learn LESS if you don't take the position. Sending positive vibes to your success! :up:
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  7. Arriving "SUPER EARLY" for interview
    I agree. They HAD a copy of my electronic application too. :no:
    Sep 15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. You Know You're a Nurse When...
    Stopped myself this afternoon. :yes:
    Sep 14
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. The Ovarian Cancer Blues
    My nieces are actually undergoing research for these type of Breast CAs; they have a 1-2 month check up where they are testing blood as a means to understand the reasoning behind the developments of...
    Sep 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. The Ovarian Cancer Blues
    My paternal aunt died of ovarian cancer in her 30s. :down: I think that ovarian cancer doesn't get the research that is needed and more aggressive ways to help detect it because it's "chick...
    Sep 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Bed alarms
    Depending on the setting, at least in LTC, there are chair alarms and bed alarms that are used to alert staff that a resident is in "danger" of falling; rounds don't work as well with a 1:30 or 1:60...
    Sep 13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. Things that make you go hmmm....
    This reminds me of the bariatric pt who had Apple juice in his urinal but would pee in the apple juice bottle. :eek:
    Sep 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Hate "Midlevel"
    I have never called a PA or NP "midlevels"; they are clinicians, and I will call them as such. :yes:
    Sep 13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. To those who want to leave nursing
    :yes: Wonder if the OP is still around... :whistling:
    Sep 13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. RN starting in LTC
    LTC is a specialty in itself; you will learn many transferable nursing skills in LTC: focused assessments, pt education, family education; wound care assessment; time management, medication...
    Sep 13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Arriving "SUPER EARLY" for interview
    At my newest position, I arrived early for the interview, and I had to fill out a paper application, even though I had filled an electronic application.
    Sep 13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Yearly Bonus Ripped Off?
    THIS. All. Day. LONG. Some of us have to change jobs to have COLAs and increases; at least you got a bonus. :blink:
    Sep 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Would You Be Willing to do This?
    Congrats!! :up:
    Sep 13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. What's the BEST nursing shoes?
    No worries...you got the right size; your feet are made for Danskos. :up: I never have to "break in" my Danskos. :no:
    Sep 12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. Male patient refuses Female Nurse
    This is a good point. I think if you feel you have been traumatized; perhaps it's time to look up a professional that specializes in trauma and find ways to help you resolve your trauma. I have...
    Sep 12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. Achieve Test Prep.... anyone?
    But the discussion is about THIS particular test-prep program that IS being investigated by the federal government and is under a current lawsuit; there are too many forums that have stated the...
    Sep 12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. I Wasn't Called to Nursing, I Just Showed Up.
    Congrats!!! Keep pushing! :up:
    Sep 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Why are there no nursing jobs available for new grads?  What is going on??
    Speak for yourself... There are many freshmen and sophomore HS students that post here for guidance in being involved in this business; I also shared in my previous post I did the research SOLELY...
    Sep 11
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  24. The Right to Die
    I wonder if he could change his POA to himself and make all the decisions; I'm just wondering out loud. This is a conundrum that the hospice team needs to be involved in; as well as the NM in...
    Sep 11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Newbie CNA shocked "care" given by CNA co-workers!
    Duskyjewel is correct; unfortunately there are some pretty bad places in terms of LTC; however, there are better run places as well as other options that do value safety, dignity, and the best...
    Sep 11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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