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  1. Young nurses
    I look young, but I have very serious attitude and wear glasses. Because of that I had some pt. comment you look so young for your age! When I ask them how old do they think am I They think I'm...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Tired of discrimination
    You may think that I'm medditerian or something but I'm actually very pale and white in appearence and if I loose my scarf I'd look just like any white american minus the accent. But I thought it is...
    Jan 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Tired of discrimination
    Jadelpn, agree. only thing is it is a LTC and I've seen ppl leaving them as soon as they get their BSN. Esme12, good idea. I would take the situation as a challenge for me to be a better...
    Jan 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Successful Transition from LTC to Hospital
    OMG! COncerto! And I thought that's me. Sub-acute rehab with ppl from the hospital dying on you. I though that I need to be more organized, more educated, more something.... of course there is always...
    Jan 8
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  5. A Morning in the Life of a Nurse and a Doctor
    married to a doctor. yes. He encourages me to go to medical school. Nooo. Love nursing
    Jan 8
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. Tired of discrimination
    Esme12, mane of promoted were new grads LPNs and RNs and one thing in common. What I've mentioned. I discuss the situation with a person who used to work with me. He agreed with my position. It's...
    Jan 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Tired of discrimination
    Esme12, your comment has some information that I didn't not provide in my initial post. Please explain where you get it? As for my experience, I was working as LPN before at my workplace which is...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Tired of discrimination
    Hi, Im RN and I'm also ESL (English second language) speaker and I cover my hair (for religious purposes). And I'n tired of being treated as crap by my management. I work for the same place for 4...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. What is the correct title?
    for me first name is OK. Just don't call me "honey, sweetie, honey pie" I have a pt. how does that all the time and I seriously want to kill her sometimes. agggrrrrr
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Why are the divorce rates among nurses so high?
    marry a medical professional! He would understand. I'm married to chiropractor who worked in a nursing home during his school years. Not only he has a lot of nurse-friends, he understands what we are...
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. what's the difference between ....
    Hypotention is when pt. has low BP in general. It does not depend on pt. position. Orthostatic hypotention is a drop in BP (here should be some valuse, something like drop in SBP 20mm Hg and drop in...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. What classes do i take!!!?
    depends if you are looking into associate or BSN degree. The minimum for associate AP I&II, developmental psyc, some sort of communication, college level english, math and may be some chem.
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Timing of first job search.
    Thanks, MichG! I can afford to be on-call yes. As for NCLEX, I feel prepared as of right now, 3 month before graduation. I also make sure I study my NCLEX stuff NOW not when I'm 9 month into...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. Timing of first job search.
    I know after graduation people start frantically looking for jobs. I have a conflicting feelings on what I should do. I'm graduating in May and having a baby in June. Should I still apply for jobs...
    Feb 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. The "Why don't you go to Med School" Question
    My husband is a minority and a Doctor. Not MD - DC Doctor of chiropractic but still So, he is applying to the nursing school after being a Doc for 5 years and having his own practice. He told me...
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  16. C=degree
    I saw several post like this and all the anwsers are like " Oh, No, you OK if you have all C, it doesn't matter". It is so annoying to me. Especially those about "ijust book smart". If you are not...
    Mar 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. applying for community college nursing programs....gpa?
    the problem is... that school look at their applicant pool at any particular year. Say, the year you apply there will be a lot of 4.0 applicants, then you out. If there are a lot of 3.0 applicant -...
    Feb 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Should I get my LPN license while im in nursing school?
    I will definetly do it. I have a strong personal reason to do it. So, my situation is not applicable to everybody.I don't know if I will work as LPN. Although my current employer - LTC - have an...
    Feb 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Can stupid people pass nursing school?
    it's more about attitude IMHO. YOu need to change yours
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. books for NCLEX-PN or NCLEX-RN???
    Hello! I'm planning to take NCLEX-PN this summer. I'm in RN program but it allows us to take PN board after 1st year of the program. What is the best way to study for PN board??? Look into NCLES-PN...
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. hypocalcemia question
    I go with Vit D. Diuretic my mess up other lytes. Which can already be in the boarder line. Why pt. has a hypocalcemia?
    Feb 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Male nurses student and skipping OB/L&D clinicals
    I don't think age will make much differences with people like you. I have a classmate who is 42, married for 10 years and have 2 kids. He still terrified about OB clinicals. And as already...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  23. renal perfusion question
    Perfusion is a fancy word for blood flow. It is the same thing! So, in case of vasodilation you have increased perfusion or incresed blood flow.
    Jan 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Starting OB Clinical
    Talking to OB nurses I've heard that "It is the only floor where we like to be busy" meaning that people generally coming to OB for happy events and not for being sick An it is also a miracle! You...
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Microbiology Online Class? Or a Pre-nursing degree online?
    In my school there is Micro class on-line 2 credits and lab is otional. Send me a private message if you interested in school name
    Jan 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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