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  1. Yes, Nurses deserve constant celebration.
    And if this next week is your last week of class for your LPN to RN program, it's even more reason to celebrate. Last final is Dec 4th and I can't wait to be back in the full-time working world...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. Senioritis / burnout / depression?
    Hang in there! I felt exactly the same way for the past couple months until about 2 weeks ago. I'm now down to 16 days til my last final. Woohoo! You can do this too! Does your school have...
    Nov 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Where there is smoke ... there is usually a cigarette
    Always amazes me the things ppl will do thinking it will hide the cigarette smoke smell. We had a lady close her door and open the window and hang out the window smoking. We could smell it halfway...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Great place to start
    You might try posting this under the NCLEX section under the "Student" tab. I think you'll get better responses.
    Oct 31
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. God Hates Nurses Now
    I thought the very same thing! lol
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. When A Nurse Needs A Doctor.....
    My OB when I had my kids was someone I knew from work and it absolutely didn't bother me at all. He was a great guy and I felt very comfortable under his care. He was always the professional, it...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Ebola Scare at My School
    There are some pathetic individuals in this world to play on the hysteria surrounding Ebola. It has happened in Missouri as well. False Ebola claim in Cole County, investigation underway : News :...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Saw an angry clinical instructor...
    and Bortaz, please keep us updated on what becomes of this situation!
    Oct 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Three ND books??
    I personally like the Ackley nursing diagnosis book. It's what our school recommended for us.
    Oct 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Saw an angry clinical instructor...
    I can't understand what she has to scream and carry on about in the morning before they even get started. This definitely needs to be stopped ASAP.
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. AJN magazine
    I looked online. Looks a little dry. Think I'll just stick with Nursing 2014, although it's not what it once was.
    Oct 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. AJN magazine
    I got an offer for a year of American Journal of Nursing for $29. I have never read the magazine. Any thoughts on whether it is useful and worth the money?
    Oct 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. How you can pass the nclex in 75 questions--(9/29/14) what i wished i knew
    Thanks for the heads up on the Kaplan review course. I suspected that was the case but our school is really pushing us to do it. Many in our class are so freaked out about the NCLEX that they are...
    Oct 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. A male perspective
    I'm not going to make anywhere near $75K when I graduate with my ADN here in the Midwest. I'd love to see anything close to that!
    Oct 1
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  15. The culture of AN
    Glad to hear that. She is one I miss the most, especially in the student threads but I definitely understand her need for taking a break from it. Someone else mentioned Tweety. When I first...
    Sep 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Research Topic
    Try googling "nursing intervention research". I had about as much luck that was as any.
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. best i quit or fired story
    She wasn't calling out for her own cramps, she was calling out for her daughter's cramps.
    Sep 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Has being a nurse changed your outlook on...
    After seeing several people with end stage COPD be put on BiPap because they didn't want a vent only to have their CO2 come down and they again become very aware of how suffocated they feel, I...
    Sep 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. You know you're tired when...
    Pushing "9" to get an outside line on my home phone. Keep em coming, because I have done more of these than I care to admit! lol
    Sep 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. soapier format or sbar
    Nothing that I can see from the original post. The author of this post would get better answers if the questions were clearer.
    Sep 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. My experience as a NS and CNA
    You would quit that in a heartbeat, leaving all the other CNAs to take up your slack? Not to mention leaving the patients with even less care. Yeah, way to go... :rolleyes:
    Sep 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. If you accept a job, stay at least a year
    My biggest problem with the whole thing is that patients are the ones who suffer from short-staffing. And giving 2 weeks' notice is not long enough for a new person to be trained to take their place.
    Sep 16
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. If you accept a job, stay at least a year
    Good question, they've asked all the previous employees what's up but I think the key is finding out why all the new ones want to leave so that things can hopefully be improved. Sad sad situation. ...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  24. If you accept a job, stay at least a year
    When I saw this thread, I thought of my own little hospital. On my unit (20 beds), they hired 6 new grads in May. All have now quit, some with 2 whole weeks notice and some who just said they...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  25. Warning----Fashionista in the House
    Doctor's wife (who happened to be an RN) put a full face of make up on the morning of surgery. I guess the no make up, no jewelry thing wasn't meant for her.:cheeky:
    Sep 13
    Forum: Nurses Rock

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