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  1. A few questions on documentation
    When documenting that during oral care of a patient who is npo I observed what appeared to be areas of ulcers on a patients upper and lower gums (this was not documented by other care givers nor was...
    10:22 am
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Did I do the right thing?
    Usually I relieve the same RN everyday & during report she tells me that she can't remember if she gave one of the resident's IV antibiotic's that morning. She had to think about it for a minute or...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Should I find a new job asap?
    I was at the bedside when she last assessed the patient that's how I know, I'm the one that told her he needs to go out NOW.
    Apr 18
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Should I find a new job asap?
    This is the culture of the facility, things happen & either get swept under the rug or covered up. Systoly a new job at a place where their not so corrupt and sneaky would make things easier if I...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Should I find a new job asap?
    At first I liked the job until I saw some major red flags (or what I thought to be red flags and I ignored them thinking what do I know I'm a new RN & maybe all LTC places were this way). A major...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Patient Neglect?
    Hello, Recently a co-worker of mine went to the supervisor several times about a wound on a resident's foot that was getting worse with a foul smell and discharge. The wound was being treated with...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Posting a resume on career builder
    Hello, So I put my resume on the site and I like the idea of being able to see what employers have viewed my resume but the only problem is I keep getting the same staffing agencies accessing my...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. Credit check?
    So I finally got an interview and while I completely understand credit checks but now I'm upset because my credit isn't great at all. So If my credit is bad and this is the norm nowadays will I not...
    Jan 16
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. Where are all of the jobs hiding?
    Wow that's insane I never in a million years would have thought finding a nursing job would be so difficult. It just seems unreal not to mention the fact that every position requires experience.
    Jan 12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  10. Where are all of the jobs hiding?
    Hello, I recently passed the nclex and I've been job searching for about 2-3 weeks now and no responses at all. I'm so discouraged I worked my behind off in an advanced Rn program and most job ads...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  11. Please allow one quick interview?
    If I had a dollar for every time I've seen a post like this I would be a millionaire. Posts like this are just plain old rude and show how lazy some people are...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Looking for someone to critique my resume
    Thank you I will condense the lab skills. Where should I add the nursing skills? Should I create a skills section or add them under nursing school?
    Jan 3
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  13. Looking for someone to critique my resume
    Hello, Would someone look at my resume, I haven't done one in 9 years & my school didn't help us at all on one. Thank you **xxxxx xxxxx, RN 123 Easy Street | 555-555-555 | 123@yahoo.com ...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  14. Looking for a resume writer
    Hello, I'm a new grad nurse and I need to find a job asap. Money is really tight right now so I tried to do my own but I don't think highly of it at all. I'm getting discouraged because I don't...
    Jan 2
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  15. Waiting 48 hours for quick results is torture
    Hello, I took the Nclex yesterday and just about had a heart attack when the screen shut off at 75 questions. I went to the car and tried the pearson vue trick and I got the good pop up but I'm...
    Dec 1, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Wondering if prepu is a waste of time
    Hello, My school required us to use prepu and do so many questions to graduate. I take the nclex in a few days and I've alternated between prepu, flash cards from the study guide as well as other...
    Nov 27, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Fluids and Electrolytes
    Hello, Can someone please help me understand why some of the electrolyte imbalances have the exact same signs and symptoms? I have the book Fluids and Electrolytes made easy along with several...
    Nov 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Ideas on a thank you for my mentor/preceptor
    Thanks for all the great ideas, I really like the thought of a letter to her supervisor to let them know how wonderful she is. I definitely want something that lasts longer than food.
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Ideas on a thank you for my mentor/preceptor
    Hello, So I only have a few shifts left until I graduate :) and I must say that my preceptor is absolutely amazing!!! I love working with her, she is so helpful and I'm grateful for having her to...
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Any tips from experienced nurses about my last semester
    One other question how can I delegate (nicely and not come off as lazy) to the Cna's on the floor who see me as the "student" nurse and they seem to scatter when a call light comes on and help is...
    Sep 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Any tips from experienced nurses about my last semester
    Thank you, those brain sheets are great. Please tell me that in time I will get used to 12 hour shifts won't feel as if someone beat me up the next day.
    Sep 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Any tips from experienced nurses about my last semester
    Hello, So yesterday was my very first day on my own with my mentor, no teachers around just her and I. I'm envious of her and her skills/knowledge I hope to be just as good as her one day. I have...
    Sep 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Storage clipboard with built in calculator?
    Hello, The other day in clinical I saw a doctor who had an awesome metal one that fit in his jacket pocket. It opened up and then folded nicely in half, I was intrigued when I noticed the whole...
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Physical, shots, background check....what to do?
    Our school had us go to employee health and get out TB test done for free as well as a urine drug screen (if your on any prescription meds get a doctor's note), as for the clearances and background...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Circumcision
    I'm in the L&D rotation now and I watched several circumcisions being done mainly because at the hospital I was at they did them in a room right beside the nursery. I was able to dip the pacifier in...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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