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  1. Mistakes you'll never make, again.
    I will NEVER assume that a female is not pregnant.
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Lazy techs!!!!!
    All CA's where I work are union. It's really a shame. I feel like ours are either REALLY good, or totally suck. There is no in between where I work. I have never, and i really mean, NEVER, seen...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Has anyone ever worked for Rhode Island Hospital ER?
    Never even heard of it, but you will be awesome! I went to the ER 1 year ago with only long term acute care experience...and I LOVE IT! You have an amazing opportunity to learn new things, and...
    Nov 4, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. I'm nervous!!!
    I have never known of anyone to fail it. You will be fine :) Good luck
    Nov 4, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. shots to peds
    I typically give kids their IM injections in the thigh. It's a large muscle, and usually can give quickly in this area.
    Nov 4, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Whats your biggest pet peeve working in the ED?
    1. The general lack of responsibility that people have for their own healthcare. Somewhere, somehow, people (generally speaking) feel that they should get free healthcare. I don't understand this....
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Vent: "I should warn you, I'm a tough stick..."
    Yep. EVERYONE says it where I work as well. I am only 6 months in ER, and when I first started, it made me all self conscious until I realized that more often than not, my patients immediately tell...
    May 17, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. What do you hate seeing the MOST in the ER!?
    If I am well rested, I can usually handle all of the annoying crap like drunks, frequent flyers, kids, traumas, etc.... However, I *******' can't stand it when the family is there and they start...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Do you use a "code name" for psych
    Our description for psych/HI/SI people is "Med G" What do you call them?
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. You know its a seeker when . . .
    Allergic to zofran, toradol, tylenol, ibuprofen......... DILALA
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. What Colored Scrubs Do You Wear?
    aw, poor thing. All white? I would be dirty
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  12. What Colored Scrubs Do You Wear?
    Doing some research on the most popular scrub colors for nurses.....We wear Royal Blue. What color do you wear?
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  13. How Old Are You?
    37! LVN for 3 years, RN for 1 1/2
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. After my 12, I just want to go home! RANT
    I totally agree with you. I feel the exact same way. I think it's the facility that you work in...When my shift is over, I want to go home. I know there are people that can work 16 hour...
    Nov 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. night shift question
    wow, if nights are affecting you that adversely, you should change shifts asap. I worked nights for a few months, long enough to get used to it, and long enough to realize that it def. takes a...
    Nov 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Is it illegal to initial when.....
    CNA's do your treatments? Hmm. I personally don't work in LTC, but I would never initial for something that I didn't do.
    Nov 7, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Today I'm thankful for...
    I am sooo thankful that I am on the "listening" side of the stethoscope ...and that you started this great thread to remind me:yeah:
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What's the best area of nursing to start?
    You should pick the area that gives your heart a lil flutter when you are on the unit, the one that makes you "feel" like you belong there. If you haven't experienced what I am talking about yet,...
    Oct 31, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. New grad and I love my job!
    :yeah:GREAT POST!!!! THANK YOU!!! SO HAPPY FOR YOU!!!:redpinkhe
    Oct 29, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Does this make me an "RN snob"?
    Milk of amnesia!!! funny
    Oct 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Has anyone done this?
    what a great post, i love it
    Oct 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. New Texas law bans anonymous complaints about docs
    Do you really think that's all Texans focus on? Houston has the largest medical center in the world, so they must be doin' something right. As far as the article goes, I agree with Dr....
    Oct 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Need your opinion!
    why can't you do both? Stay until the end while looking for another position? Transfer to another unit, and keep looking.
    Oct 6, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. Job Fair in Houston Oct.4th
    Lots of hospitals, Tuesday, Oct. 4th at the Reliant Arena.........FYI
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  25. Safe Staffing with New Staff
    Is the unit still empty? I am not an L&D nurse, but census means a lot.
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing

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