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  1. Insulin tips for no bubbles in syringe
    Thanks for all the input. I will try some of the advice given. Thanks All Nurses!!
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Insulin tips for no bubbles in syringe
    Hi all, I need some help. I have tried every trick I have been told of. I am having trouble keeping bubbles out of the syringe. As soon as you start to draw insulin into the syringe there is a...
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Seizures real vs fake
    Thanks for all the information. I laughed at the instant miracle.
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  4. Seizures real vs fake
    Ok so there was a patient/IM that had a seizure (perhaps, unsure) and the staff that went were stating that it was fake because she was alert and oriented. I was wondering, how do you handle the...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  5. Corrections and wearing skirts
    @rob72 & chulada77... well I learned the hard way the first day I wore a skirt because I had orientation elsewhere and then to the facility. I thought maybe classroom setting learning computer stuff...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  6. Corrections and wearing skirts
    True, thanks for the info. I start a job next week and normally I wear skirts in the hospital setting. In the OR I wore what was provided and I just started thinking about where I will be working...
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  7. Corrections and wearing skirts
    Just out of curiosity, are scrub skirts allowed in correctional nursing? I didn't know if this would be viewed as a safety issue. Really just curious.:clown:
    Oct 17, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  8. How did you find a job as a new grad?
    I graduated May 2010. I had interviews in So Cal and Central Cal. I had a job offer for a position at a hospital in the desert. This contract was rescended a week before I was to start work. Very...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. Dream job if you weren't an RN
    I also would like to own my own bakery. I would love to decorate cakes and cookies for a living/fun. I do it to relax now.
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Can I still be a great nurse if I am shy/introverted?
    How do you do one-on-one? I am shy as well but I do great with my patients. The more comfortable you become with a setting you may do better too. The more I am around the same people I become more...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Ever see "FULL LET" for code status?
    I had an instructor from Maine and to her a Johnnie was a gown.
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. med-surg..the "trailer trash" area of nursing??
    Well guess what? You now have to have experience to get into a med-surg position. I am considered a "stale" new grad because I still have not been able to find a job. I have applied to countless...
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. Graduated 12/10, still no job, giving up...
    hey, I graduated in May 2010 and still no job. Had one, but they retracted their offer a week before I was to start. Bummer, yes. All the males in my class and a recent one from the most current...
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. New grad job woes - question (long)
    I feel your pain. I graduated May 2010. Still no job. I am 42 also. Had one job I was suppose to start last week, but a week before the start date I got a call that due to budget issues (they are in...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. California doesn't accept BSNs from Chamberlain College of Nursing?
    This is the reply from the CA BRN..." [FONT=tahoma]The BRN approves prelicensure nursing programs (those that prepare you to take the licensing exam and get your license in California as an RN). The...
    Aug 1, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. California doesn't accept BSNs from Chamberlain College of Nursing?
    Oh my that is news to me. I am currently taking these classes and didn't know. Oh my. I need to find out now. Thanks for the heads up.
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. does edema hurt?
    Yes edema on the legs is painful. As a nursing student, my first day of a 12 hour shift during Leadership, my legs swelled when I got home. I had pitting edema on my lower legs. When I went back the...
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Refresher Courses in CA?
    I haven't taken one yet. I looked on the BRN site. I started courses for my BSN instead and have a job offer. Still waiting for background check and stuff to come back.
    Jul 1, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. Ok, this one hasn't been done in a while....
    My husband called me his princess when we were dating. Then I became Princess Pickles after an old TV show he used to watch. The husband called his wife Pickles.
    Jun 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Night Shift 1 hr commute: tips to arrive home alive
    I have been doing a lot of driving lately. Getting ready for a job that I will have to commute to, too. Sunflower seeds are amazing!! I think the brain wakes up because you have to figure out how to...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Loma Linda University Medical Center New Grad 2011
    Wow 500 apps, good luck everyone.
    May 27, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Holy Abscess!  Not for the faint of heart
    I am amazed that I was not grossed out, I was amused... I must be sick! Or a nurse...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Refresher Courses in CA?
    Thanks, I will do that. Has anyone taken a refresher? Which is the best? What's it like?
    Feb 21, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. I Wanna Be An ER Nurse
    Love It!!
    Feb 21, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Refresher Courses in CA?
    Where in California can you take a refresher course? I have no idea where to look. I graduated in May and I am getting concerned about finding a job. Don't want to lose what I know. Any help would be...
    Feb 20, '11
    Forum: California Nursing


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