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  1. Community Health Diagnosis
    So you have identified the issues of substance abuse and poverty. What can these issues CAUSE? Those will be your "risk for" statements. I'll get you started, poverty puts people at risk for...
    Aug 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Challenging your own beliefs
    Thank you Lev, I was very surprised at my own fears and insecurities that I felt with my first palliative client. My own insecurities regarding my abilities and my own personal beliefs surprised me....
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Challenging your own beliefs
    My philosophy of nursing is being written tonight in the room of a dying ALS client. My job tonight: sit, watch and wait. She sleeps nearly constantly. Moments of terrifying choking while refusing...
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Burned Bridges
    Well said TheCommuter! I think you could put together a great article with what you've written here!
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Burned Bridges
    It's not the age of the car, it's the mileage! ;)
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Burned Bridges
    TheCommuter, Will you please be my mentor? I am working on this.... and its so hard!
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. "Take the skin off the tape" advice given here
    This is for the brilliant nurse that gave the advice to "take the skin off the tape, not the tape off the skin". I searched high and low for the thread this was mentioned in so that I could thank...
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Burned Bridges
    Thank you for this articulate and kind post. I'm 40 years old and just fully understanding this now I'm ashamed to say. Grandma was right, you'll catch more flies with honey!
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Dear Nursing Student with ADD what study strategies help w/memory ?
    Yes to everything vintage mother said! Organization is one of the most difficult things us ADDers struggle with. Adopt the "do it now" principle. Because you will get distracted and forget to...
    Feb 21
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  10. Patients REALLY do these things!
    I am a nursing student who has been reading AN to better understand nursing culture to better prepare myself for the field prior to graduation. I am proud to say that AN has well prepared me for the...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. My First Patient
    From the daughter of a colon cancer survivor, who is about to graduate nursing school, I have chills and tears. Thank you! You summed it up very accurately.
    Feb 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Calling all nurses: Enough with the high-velocity urination contest!
    So, would the competition be for distance, the velocity, or the volume held? Inquiring minds want to know!
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Stupid Nurse Tricks (Or How To Look Incredibly Stupid)
    ^^Like a boss!^^
    Feb 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How Hard is LPN school if You are not good in science.
    If it has been a while since you were in school i would highly recommend taking a highschool level cHem and bio As Well As A seNior math.
    Feb 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. Student Nurse "Help me!" Threads
    Although I consider myself to be a still soft and squishy approaching old bat, I am just entering the nursing field. I have found myself shocked at the repetitiveness of new threads and in awe of the...
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Gag Reflexes
    Glance away, take a deep breath through your mouth, swallow...small mental pep talk, and get right to it. my motto in life is now "I can do ANYTHING with gloves on"!
    Jan 2
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  17. Beginning of last semester!!!
    Starting last semester on Monday! I CANNOT WAIT!
    Jan 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Benefits of taking PSW program instead of Pre health program
    I think I understand what the OP was stating. For some of us, especially if we're older with a family that needs our income, having your PSW and working might be the only way to make your dream...
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  19. Early clinical hours...need some tips :)
    Have a LOUD alarm set in the kitchen/main floor that lets them know they have 10 minutes to the bus arriving. Set up a consequence ahead of time for missing the bus, and make it a doozy. When...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Do you have a nickname at work?
    However unfortunate, it is true. "The Princess of Poop".... If there's going to be a massive code brown, guaranteed it will happen when I'm the only one around. The going joke now is that we don't...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. How Not to Get Taken Advantage Of
    Don't let them know that you've created these resources for yourself! Let me also point this out...the LEARNING is in the creating of these things...not in the actual concept map/outline that has...
    Aug 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Temporarily on night shift; too scared to do it
    The actual WORKING of the night shift is surprisingly quite easy. Every one has their "sleepy time", that's when you get up and MAKE yourself busy if you're not all ready. That being...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Nitrous Oxide use may come back to the US for labor pain management!!
    I can speak to being a labouring mom who had N20. GREAT STUFF!!! You inhale during the contractions, and continue inhaling and exhaling into the mask until the contraction is finished. It takes...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. Nursing School at 38...... Too old?
    If it is, then I'm SCREWED!! LOL! I'm 38, in my 2nd year of nursing school with three teenagers. I LOL when I read " I finally figured out what I want to be when I grow up" statement because that's...
    Jun 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  25. Foreign trained nurse. Scared..
    CP2013 - racist much???
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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