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  1. Med-Surg RN Looking to Join Mother Baby
    I've been an RN for about 8 months and counting and I've worked as Med-Surg nurse for all of them. However, I'm looking to move over to Mother baby and was wondering if my experience in Med-Surg...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Registered Nursing Applying for New Job: Resume Help
    Hey everyone! I've been a nurse for about 8-9 months and I'm looking to move from med-surg to mother baby. My question is: Should I include my clinical experience at this point? I have clinical...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  3. Someone's got to love their job.. help
    I love my job. Nursing is incredibly exciting! What I would like is to have something closer to my home with less acuity of care. From there? I'm great! :)
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Does Preferring to Work Night Shift mean you're lazy?
    I prefer to work night shift. I prefer a little bit more seclusion to the hustle and bustle of the day shift experience. If I HAVE to work days, I would prefer for it to be weekends. I just can't...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. New nurses feel like quitting?
    I think about leaving the unit I'm on a lot. The reality of nursing is very different from what I expected. Bed alarms, call bells, patient's cursing me out because they didn't get a meal tray since...
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. I Feel like a bad nurse. Feedback please
    Thanks guys I know I'm being hard in myself but I feel like the other nurses are doing a much better job and sometimes the doctors come down hard on me for some things. I'm usually the first...
    Nov 21, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. I Feel like a bad nurse. Feedback please
    This is my 2nd week on my own and I feel like i'm a god awful nurse. Most days I barely have time to really read the charts for the plan of care (and I can hardly read the doctor's writing most...
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Dating former patient
    It's because he was hospitalized for a depressive episode that resulted from a previous failed relationship and he "noticed" her while he was in there. Red flag! That comes off as someone looking to...
    Nov 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Doctor's attitudes
    That's the thing, Ruby. I worked with my preceptor and took the class I always make sure that if I'm calling the doctor, I'm using SBAR. I don't want to just call the doctor because I know they have...
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Doctor's attitudes
    So as a new nurse, I've had a few run ins with doctors who've had really horrible attitudes towards us as nurses. Is this typical? I don't get the attitude when i call them with a question or...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. So I Just Have To Get Creative?
    Nothin' to it but to do it. lol Even though I wrote this, I'm still dealing with anxiety but as I get more comfortable, it gets easier. Sometimes, all it takes is to put my ego aside and say, "Look,...
    Oct 4, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. So I Just Have To Get Creative?
    That I'm learning more and more about as well and it's kind of a relief to know that I can't talk to apatient about procedure results and that it's better to let the doctor talk to them because it...
    Oct 4, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. So I Just Have To Get Creative?
    I think you'd have to come up with your own style to walk away from a person but I've honestly tried a myriad of techniques. What works for me is to simply say, "I'll be back in a bit to check on you...
    Oct 4, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. So I Just Have To Get Creative?
    Before working in a hospital, I had absolutely no experience with hospitals. Whenever my family member's were ill, I wasn't allowed to go with them to the hospital because they didn't want me to...
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Succeed as a New Med-Surg Nurse: Part 1
    Beneficial. This is going to help me have a better idea of what to write down for discharge rounds.
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Washington Hospital Center
    I actually happen to like it. The pay is good. It's one of the highest paying for new grads in the district. I feel that the nurses work as a team, that you have resources available to YOU, that...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  17. Questions from a New Nurse
    Hey everyone! I'm a new nurse and I was wondering, if I come to work early, would it be "okay" for me to go in and assess my patients before the start of shift and before report is given? I've...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. Nclex results
    Good job! :) You passed according to the trick!
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Kaplan q bank score
    119/120. I was in the room for no longer than 1 1/2 hrs. Kaplan is really really good. Just keep doing the questions because it really helps teach you how to think for the exam.
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. Kaplan q bank score
    I currently have the good pop up and I'm hoping it's legit. :) I used only the kaplan qbank and after completing 83% I had 55% overall. So it's possible. :) The goal is to keep on improving. Read all...
    Jul 1, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Anyone get 75 questions and good pop up fail?
    No I had 120 lol
    Jul 1, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Anyone get 75 questions and good pop up fail?
    I'm in the same boat right now. I actually cried on the way home and tried to convince myself that I didn't take an exam at all before I did the trick and got the good pop up. lol I didn't get many...
    Jul 1, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Took nclex today!!!
    How long after should you trust the "good pop up"? I took mine this morning too and I got the "good" pop up after doing the Pearson trick. Is this 100% accurate? Is this real? :O
    Jul 1, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. NCLEX-RN JULY 1
    Mine's tomorrow too. I feel like you do and did what you did. Just wanting to get it over with at this point. lol Good luck to you. :)
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. What level are Kaplan Qbank questions?
    Thank you for the responses. And congrats on passing, pk.
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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