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  1. I give in,  I'm a COB
    Jul 13 by Ruby Vee, BSN, RN Quote from OCNRN63 I don't know that there's a specific number, but certainly a whole lot more than one or two. IMO, anyone who has more than 20 years...no brainer. ...
    Jul 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Loco-Parentis
    My brain hurts just trying to read your story
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Let me be clear......insert bolshy thread title here
    Florida doesn't have regional food. Just nuts of a different variety
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Let me be clear......insert bolshy thread title here
    Ugh I just had my own melt down on another board caused by a comment from a non nurse and this was my response: Thank you twss 2323!! It's the NURSING HUMOR board. It's anonymous and we get to...
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I'm a sexless nurse
    I was eighteen when I went to Lpn school. I did caths and peri care on men, women, and children. Some much younger than me, my age, and older than me. And no I didn't ask to trade duties. Being a...
    Jun 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. The patient's "guests"
    Thank you twss 2323!! It's the NURSING HUMOR board. It's anonymous and we get to vent and joke here. You can absolutely love something(like your mother perhaps) and just one day need to vent all...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  7. The patient's "guests"
    Mine is the woman who spent the night with her husband who positively flipped out on us cause machines kept beeping. AFTER we told her it was against the rules but would let her to be nice. And she...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. The patient's "guests"
    Oh jeez. Really? I'm so tired of these comments on this site. Please come back when you're an actual nurse with experience. Comments like these make me wish non nurses and nursing students were...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. Question about TID meds
    In my hospital it's set by the computer and pharmacy. But when I worked in a nursing home, Dr's just ordered and nurses scheduled based on medication. Antibiotics ordered 2 times a day were totally...
    Jun 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. anxious about Baker Act on record and seeking license ?
    Yes in Florida on the app for BON it specifically asks if you have ever been treated for a chemical or mental disorder? Attempting suicide while drunk seems to fall under those guidelines. NEVER lie...
    Jun 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Quit during orientation
    I'm sorry but the "unsafe" phrase really bothers me. I feel "unsafe" with 5 pts on a step down unit with high acuity pts as an RN. We also frequently have no aide. Killing someone is easy if a med...
    Jun 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Floating Policy
    I think OP is more annoyed that float is paid more than regular nurses. And that they are being used as a float but not compensated for it. Which is a valid argument.
    Jun 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Cost of your RN degree??
    Also Florida. $12,000 for ASN in 2013.
    Jun 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Well, Isn't This Special
    "Answering call lights is a CNA responsibility and the response time should be measured. The app appears to require someone to input a name and #, and the CNA can put her name and #on the whiteboard"...
    Jun 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. COPDer de-satting? What do you do?
    Do they have previous abg's? You'd be able to see if they were chronic retainers.
    Jun 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Forget it !!!!
    I won't titer for mmr or varicella. Had shots too many times to mention because they won't take my word for it that it will NEVER happen.
    Jun 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    No its not an option. It's my final semester. I do work. I work as many hours as I can. I have cut costs. I'm applying for additional scholarships. I'm doing everything in my power to finish this...
    Jun 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Float pool as a new grad? Any thoughts?
    At my hospital, you are exempt from floating for first 6 months. I wouldn't float as a new grad.
    Jun 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Stupid things that nurses say
    Another one Male coworker: that's a really big watch." Me: "I like big ones" Ugh
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. Stupid things that nurses say
    "You don't want the pt to go down on you in the hallway" in front of a class of 15 cna students I was teaching. I thought no one noticed for a second but unfortunately it was only a delayed reaction...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. I Love Night Shift
    New to night shift here. Do state inspectors not come to the hospital at night? If so, that's enough of a reason by itself to work nights!
    Apr 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Anyone only use 1-3 resources and pass NCLEX?
    I only used Saunders Comprehensive Review and passed first time at 75 questions. Definitely doable as long as you find a resource that works the way your brain does.
    Apr 21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. I failed out of Nursing School... Appealed and WON!!
    And being an effective nurse is also about word choice and clear communication. You think a civil suit attorney is not going to ridicule the crap out of her in open court because she has ADHD? Give...
    Apr 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. I failed out of Nursing School... Appealed and WON!!
    Yes but what about ADN nurses at the top of their class VS BSN who barely squeaked by? I'd take an ADN without an entitlement problem over a barely passing BSN who thinks they deserve to be there...
    Apr 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Best MD note
    Recent one: "this stupid computer will not let me sign out until I d/c or continue this order for stool softener I neither ordered or have anything to do with. I d/c'd it. If you ordered it, you'll...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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