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  1. Insulin tips for no bubbles in syringe
    Thanks for all the input. I will try some of the advice given. Thanks All Nurses!!
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Insulin tips for no bubbles in syringe
    Hi all, I need some help. I have tried every trick I have been told of. I am having trouble keeping bubbles out of the syringe. As soon as you start to draw insulin into the syringe there is a...
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Seizures real vs fake
    Thanks for all the information. I laughed at the instant miracle.
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  4. Seizures real vs fake
    Ok so there was a patient/IM that had a seizure (perhaps, unsure) and the staff that went were stating that it was fake because she was alert and oriented. I was wondering, how do you handle the...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  5. Corrections and wearing skirts
    @rob72 & chulada77... well I learned the hard way the first day I wore a skirt because I had orientation elsewhere and then to the facility. I thought maybe classroom setting learning computer stuff...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  6. Corrections and wearing skirts
    True, thanks for the info. I start a job next week and normally I wear skirts in the hospital setting. In the OR I wore what was provided and I just started thinking about where I will be working...
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  7. Corrections and wearing skirts
    Just out of curiosity, are scrub skirts allowed in correctional nursing? I didn't know if this would be viewed as a safety issue. Really just curious.:clown:
    Oct 17, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  8. How did you find a job as a new grad?
    I graduated May 2010. I had interviews in So Cal and Central Cal. I had a job offer for a position at a hospital in the desert. This contract was rescended a week before I was to start work. Very...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. Dream job if you weren't an RN
    I also would like to own my own bakery. I would love to decorate cakes and cookies for a living/fun. I do it to relax now.
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Can I still be a great nurse if I am shy/introverted?
    How do you do one-on-one? I am shy as well but I do great with my patients. The more comfortable you become with a setting you may do better too. The more I am around the same people I become more...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Ever see "FULL LET" for code status?
    I had an instructor from Maine and to her a Johnnie was a gown.
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. med-surg..the "trailer trash" area of nursing??
    Well guess what? You now have to have experience to get into a med-surg position. I am considered a "stale" new grad because I still have not been able to find a job. I have applied to countless...
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. Graduated 12/10, still no job, giving up...
    hey, I graduated in May 2010 and still no job. Had one, but they retracted their offer a week before I was to start. Bummer, yes. All the males in my class and a recent one from the most current...
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. New grad job woes - question (long)
    I feel your pain. I graduated May 2010. Still no job. I am 42 also. Had one job I was suppose to start last week, but a week before the start date I got a call that due to budget issues (they are in...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. California doesn't accept BSNs from Chamberlain College of Nursing?
    This is the reply from the CA BRN..." The BRN approves prelicensure nursing programs (those that prepare you to take the licensing exam and get your license in California as an RN). The BRN has no...
    Aug 1, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. California doesn't accept BSNs from Chamberlain College of Nursing?
    Oh my that is news to me. I am currently taking these classes and didn't know. Oh my. I need to find out now. Thanks for the heads up.
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. does edema hurt?
    Yes edema on the legs is painful. As a nursing student, my first day of a 12 hour shift during Leadership, my legs swelled when I got home. I had pitting edema on my lower legs. When I went back the...
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Refresher Courses in CA?
    I haven't taken one yet. I looked on the BRN site. I started courses for my BSN instead and have a job offer. Still waiting for background check and stuff to come back.
    Jul 1, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. Ok, this one hasn't been done in a while....
    My husband called me his princess when we were dating. Then I became Princess Pickles after an old TV show he used to watch. The husband called his wife Pickles.
    Jun 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Night Shift 1 hr commute: tips to arrive home alive
    I have been doing a lot of driving lately. Getting ready for a job that I will have to commute to, too. Sunflower seeds are amazing!! I think the brain wakes up because you have to figure out how to...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Loma Linda University Medical Center New Grad 2011
    Wow 500 apps, good luck everyone.
    May 27, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Holy Abscess!  Not for the faint of heart
    I am amazed that I was not grossed out, I was amused... I must be sick! Or a nurse...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Refresher Courses in CA?
    Thanks, I will do that. Has anyone taken a refresher? Which is the best? What's it like?
    Feb 21, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. I Wanna Be An ER Nurse
    Love It!!
    Feb 21, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Refresher Courses in CA?
    Where in California can you take a refresher course? I have no idea where to look. I graduated in May and I am getting concerned about finding a job. Don't want to lose what I know. Any help would be...
    Feb 20, '11
    Forum: California Nursing


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