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  1. Bayada
    This. One office didn't have many cases that would fit me; I transferred into another office closer to me. I always had two or three cases at a time and always did fill-ins for the office I...
    May 4
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. What do you do to protect yourself on floor?
    This. I'm sure I am colonized with everything. Been swabbing the kids for strep-don't have it...probably colonized. Kid had pertussis-pretty much covered because of my recent vaccination and...
    May 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Good News!
    Congrats!!! I remember when I got my first Social Security check-it was literally a Christmas Miracle; I got it on Christmas Eve and it helped me heat my home and get caught up. Sometimes the...
    May 4
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  4. "Default on debt, lose your license?"
    A percentage of people do not work or work less and take out the max for their loans to have extra cash on hand; or use the rest for book money.
    May 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nursing Schools
    Scholarships: Google Fast web and use finaid.edu for scholarships and other sources to help pay for education. As far as schools and programs: they are all super competitive; try to find what...
    May 3
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Was my professor out of line?
    In all my nursing school education, the mantra "nursing school is your LIFE!" was the mantra-through PN school and even a BSN program geared towards people who worked; the expectation was that we...
    May 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Some people are too smart for nursing
    Respectfully disagree. I have consistently used "what I know" as a means to accurately and continually advocate for my patients; providers have looked to me consistently for recommendations to the...
    May 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. What's to complain about?
    This. well said. :yes:
    May 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. What's to complain about?
    This...or learn and hone your nursing practice and become an independent contractor. I have made nursing my business and made more money as an independent contractor; I paid taxes and was able to...
    May 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Tylenol ordered for pain.
    Ahh, but it is... As nurses, we are to advocate for our pts; because you went to school and not just learn to "follow orders"; we learned to think as nurses; we assess that the pt is going to have...
    May 1
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. New Grad Hiring
    It took about 8 months to get a job with a BSN-and I even had previous experience as a LPN, which was impressive, but the trend was for 1-2 years experience as an RN; which, or course, I did not...
    Apr 30
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. I'm too sensitive, says my husband
    THIS. I think you will have to go through it to get that thick skin; I think you will have to find ways to develop your thick skin-I don't have any suggestions because I had somewhat of a thick...
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. nurse residency
    ^Pretty much my experience in a residency. If you are having issues with Pharmacology; perhaps you can self-study; I suggest PharmPhlash cards or if you prefer to be budget conscious, use the...
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. New grad or inexperienced nurse interview question
    There are some situational questions that may come off as NCLEX-style questions; however, they're more like what the PP stated. They may ask prioritization questions, how to handle a pt/family...
    Apr 29
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. Does it Matter Which BSN Program?
    I remember that post as well. I live in an area with major medical centers and DOZENs of nursing schools; there are a certain tier of schools that are on the top in reputation, then another tier...
    Apr 29
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. Esme Needs Your Prayers
    Sending positive vibes that progress will continue and that a improved prognosis occurs, as well as a positive recovery occurs.
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How can I improve my reputation?
    THIS. How to you know that they REALLY were talking about you-and why care? How to you improve your reputation? By being consistently competent and confident in your nursing practice, the...
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. That nagging feeling...
    I always let my nagging feeling guide me... One time when the facility I worked in had a low census, it was just me, a nurse tech, and a RRT for 10 patients overnight; when there was a moment...
    Apr 29
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. A Response from the OP on the issue (poor choice of words) on the concept of a ADN Vs. BSN
    Because this is a forum where we discuss (most of) the posts that are posted by members; we are free to discuss and have lively debate, whether it is the worst smells that we have smelled to safe...
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. A Response from the OP on the issue (poor choice of words) on the concept of a ADN Vs. BSN
    ETA: you changed your avatar...that's a good step in the right direction. :yes:
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. A Response from the OP on the issue (poor choice of words) on the concept of a ADN Vs. BSN
    What you have to realize is EVERY word you choose to write will be open to interpretation; whether you like it or not...that's the Internet for you. Right now, less is more...accept the fact that...
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. I got a tour of the unit. Means I'm hired?
    Why? You are not finished with the process...you still have time to sell yourself to the manager to see if you will be a great fit; and if you still need to pound the pavement do so until you get...
    Apr 29
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  23. Crazy clinicals instructor doesn't like us using the restroom?
    Agree. No more drive-bys...follow up OP!!!
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Every other weekend & holidays??
    There are very few positions that are for your ideal schedule and salary requirements; all of those that come to mind require experience preferred -insurance nursing-which include utilization review,...
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I got a tour of the unit. Means I'm hired?
    This. It's another part of the interview process. Some are including interview and shadow all in one day; I've had that experience and had received offers from both positions and had those...
    Apr 29
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help


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