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  1. How do CEU's work?
    hi colleagues, i've been doing contact hours since graduating from nursing school because i find it a great way to stay current with my practice. the problem i have is, i'm not sure how exactly...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. From full time to per diem
    unfortunately that isn't an option. stinks right?:cool:
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. From full time to per diem
    i am in the same predicament except the hospital where i work at has been canceling me for an entire month now. this might not be an issue for an rn who does per diem as a second source of income,...
    Jun 26, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Per Diem Not for me
    again, per diem nursing does seem like it's working for you and thats great. as far as the poll goes, i simply want to utilize the features of this website. obviously others did reply.
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Per Diem Not for me
    aww thanks for the help.:hug:
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Per Diem Not for me
    Thats wonderful that it works for you but unfortunately that's not the case with everyone.
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Per Diem Not for me
    hello everyone, i have a question. is it just me? or, is there more per diem positions than permanent ones? frankly speaking, i'm not happy about having to be a per diem rn because: 1. ...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Med/surg to L&D
    hello everyone, i am a med/surg rn and have been in this particular field for 2 1/2 years. while its been a very rewarding side of nursing, i find that i am more attracted to labor & delivery. ...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Hospice
    @HollyHobby, I completely agree with you. I too feel guilty about prolonging someones suffering. This hits so close to home for me. Four years ago my dad was diagnosed a terminal illness. The...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. Looking to make RN friends
    Hi, My name is Najah T. and I've been an RN going on 3 yrs. I work a local NYC community hospital on the med/surg unit. I'm bi-racial (Brazilian & Palestinian) and I can speak 4 languages. I'm...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  11. Anyone start their career late in Life?
    [color="darkslategray"]i was 46 when i graduated from nursing school with a bsn. i'm now going on 49. hope to get my msn before i retire though:grad: :lol2:
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  12. Is it all in my head?
    since becoming an rn at the ripe old age of 46, i feel like i've been put through a meat grinder. i now have a torn miniscus on my left knee, 3 herniated disks, probably some type of arthritis...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Has anyone ever been accused of stress abuse mistaken for substance abuse on the job?
    omg!!!!!!! :eek: you've been to hell and back. i'm so sorry that the industry has treated you in such a manner. it's a shame that there wasn't any type of support for you, especially after all...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. Nurses with depression
    [color="sienna"]hang in there honey. i can totally relate with the same issues. i'm currently on effexor 225mg. the dose was increased because i kept finding myself crying in the linen closet at...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. Suggestions on MS
    after 2 1/2 years of bedside nursing, i've come to the conclusion that it is not my cup of tea. even though i am a damn good bedside nurse, i feel mentally and physically burned out. so, i am...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Is this considered BURN OUT?
    i'm also feeling the same way. my body just feel like i'm broken into a lot of pieces. i'm in a situation where i only have 2 years exp. and if i go anywhere else, that is barely enough experience...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  17. Petite Scrubs
    Hi everyone, I'm a short pear shaped woman. Finding it hard to obtain petite large scrubs in the color teal. Any suggestions?:confused:
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. Survey: How old were you when you entered the nursing profession?
    i was 42 when i decided to go back to school and get my college degree. after my dad became ill was when i decided i wanted to go into the field of nursing. i'll never forget what a hard time i was...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. help with iv starts
    another thing to remember is to never let the patient see the fear in your face about inserting an iv because to me, piercing someones skin and vein is invasive. as an rn the last thing you want to...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. heartless DON or reality check?
    how can someone in the profession of having empathy and compassion be so selfish and callous? the don should have allowed the cna to go home and given her the time needed to grieve with family...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Man with severe ulcerative colitis found his own treatment: eating worm eggs.
    All I could say is wow! How ironic that 3rd. world countries have less occurrences of certain ailments and a super power like our country hasn't hopped on the band wagon. Next, a cure for cancer...
    Dec 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Nurse with Body Odor
    :reindeer: It's one thing to let someone know about this situation in a thoughtful manner and another doing so directly. Why does one have to be harsh about subject. Decorum should be used. ...
    Dec 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Labs, when do I have to call the MD?
    since i too have a hard time remembering my labs, i walk around with a pocket version of my lab values. i have a complete listing of all labs from a-z and their ranges and abnormal numbers and...
    Oct 21, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. "Nurses are so Mean"
    Amen! 7ccbc09d-f64b-9206-3d30-ac92418ca2d7 1.03.01
    Oct 15, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Is it true about the poo?
    the funniest was trying to dodge feces from a demented patient.:lol2: ironically not too funny at the time!:uhoh3: 7ccbc09d-f64b-9206-3d30-ac92418ca2d7 1.03.01
    Oct 15, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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