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  1. Things you tell newbies
    I received this wisdom any moons ago...has served me well...and I don't mind passing it along! :nurse:
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Things you tell newbies
    I second THIS. :yes:
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. The Case For Job Hopping
    If only getting into travel nursing was so simple, though; I was fortunate to be a float nurse straight out of nursing school the first time as a LPN; great flexibility; ability to work various...
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Failed LVN School
    Schools have standards that they have to maintain; no wiggle room. :no: OP, I hope you figure out and reflect on what you need to do to overcome this and try again; many have fallen, made...
    Apr 22
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  5. Failed the NCLEX 4th time. Seriously? :(
    Just FYI: your review scores should be close to 70% prior to taking the NCLEX; some of your individual scores and your overall score are low. What were you below passing in?? What questions do you...
    Apr 22
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. One thing I learned today is that honesty will get you nowhere in Nursing School.
    I can...there is far MORE information that we don't know...we don't know the grades of poster, nor what his interactions are in his program.
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Trying to find a career with chronically ill kids.
    What do you want to do??? Do you want information on pediatric nursing? Or nursing in general... I'm only asking because it seems as though you are already in a major that per you, won't be...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Former Coworker now Registered Sex Offender
    If the person is a convicted sex offender, it would depend on how your state reports to licensing and certificate boards; if they were to run a check and find that this individual was convicted, then...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Tired of unpaid OT
    No, flat rate has NOTHING to do with hours worked...:no:
    Apr 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. (Not so) Daily Affirmations
    Sometimes there is a reason and a season...best wishes-you nursing path may have to take a detour...but you know what? It may set you back on that path to those babies, and on a better position...the...
    Apr 21
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. Nurse Critical After Being Stabbed at Sylmar Hospital
    I second THIS. :no:
    Apr 21
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. The nursing process and ABC's of nursing
    Ok....so you are student. Gotcha. Think about A&P; what constitutes the airway, and what is needed to breathe? You can prevent further complications when one is compromised. One thing about...
    Apr 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. That certain odor on some patients and their visitors
    But buttcrack odor is WAYY different than the low income smell...a myrad of odors that just doesn't go away unless a fresh coat of paint and proper detergent with Febreeze and good smelling candles...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. The nursing process and ABC's of nursing
    Ok, you title and post seem as if it was mashing up the two things... ABCs...meaning Airway, Breathing, and Circulation is a prioritization of intervening, depending on the question. The stem of...
    Apr 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. April 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    This waiter looks as though he's at Risk for Irritation...can't get enough of these care plans!
    Apr 21
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  16. Describe your 10/10 pain. Piggybacking off of recent pain discussions.
    I would tread lightly on "paternalistic"... When I am in the pt realm, with chronic health issues, I KNOW what's best for my pain relief; I don't need JUDGEMENT; I need the nurse-pt relationship...
    Apr 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Unemployed experienced nurses
    The Philly area has not had a nursing shortage in almost two decades; the best thing you can do is network, monitor job boards like a full time job; tweak the résumé by taking positions that may not...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Measles, Mumps, Rubella... Forgotten but NOT Gone
    See, this is where we, as educational professionals, are asking you to give us the information, so we can evaluate it; you have decided to post on a forum with educated professionals who have seen...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  19. What's considered "Job-Hopping" in nursing?
    True, how much longer will one seek and throw in the towel, instead of realizing the limitations and complexities of the human condition???
    Apr 21
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  20. What's considered "Job-Hopping" in nursing?
    :yes: If more people realized that, the world would be a happier place.... :whistling:
    Apr 21
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. The nursing process and ABC's of nursing
    I don't recall the ABC's of the nursing process...please elaborate? If it's NCLEX questions, is this a test taking strategy...like from Kaplan??? The only ABCs I know are Airway Breathing and...
    Apr 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. Big Dilemma -__-
    I became a LPN after I tried my ADN program at my local CC; it didn't work out well-I could've returned, but once I started looking into local area nursing programs and saw that the BSN programs were...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Are nursing schools saturated, less applying?
    ^ I suspect THIS is much of the crux; it depends on the area and the trend of what hospitals and educators want to see; I have found in my experience that educators LOVE the "well rounded...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Big Dilemma -__-
    This. Look into a practical nursing program if nursing is what you want to do; just make sure you file for graduation if you have all your pre-req's for getting into a ADN or BSN program in the...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Silly random nursing thoughts, one sentence, NO JUDGMENTAL FOLKS ALLOWED
    To the RT who was looking at co workers behinds instead of suctioning pts and giving respiratory treatments: "The Grim Creeper..."
    Apr 21
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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