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Search Results Type: Posts; User: Julie Reyes, DNP, CPNP-AC, RN

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  1. Go to Nursing School?  NEVER!!  Ch 1
    This is a series of chapters (or articles) that I am writing for AN. Next week - Chapter 2!
    Nov 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Go to Nursing School?  NEVER!!  Ch 1
    I slam the alarm off in a fury, covering my face with my blanket. I just can't do this job anymore. My run as a paramedic in rural county America for the past lifetime has taken its toll, but this...
    Nov 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Ahhh, kiddos.  They do say the darndest things...
    Haha! I love that! Once when my son was 4 he fell backward and hit his head on something. He stood up and was bleeding from his head, and my 8 year old daughter ripped her shirt off over her head...
    Nov 25
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. 50 Reasons for Nurses to be Thankful
    That is definitely a highlight!
    Nov 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Dear Nursing Instructor
    I am sorry you had a bad experience with your professor. I am a strong believer that you can have a rigid regimen and cover mountains of material while teaching students - and do it in a tactful,...
    Nov 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. 50 Reasons for Nurses to be Thankful
    52. There is unlikely any other profession that has the bladder of a camel! (or is it a racehorse...?)
    Nov 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I'm an Rn
    Awesome news! What field will you work in?
    Nov 23
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  8. Study Tips for Nursing Students
    This made my day! Thanks for sharing! Best of luck - you got this!
    Nov 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Civil War Nursing
    This is true. Women caring for "strange men" (haha, ok, I am just gong to change that to STRANGERS) was considered bad form - and so soldiers who were injured but well enough to care for others were...
    Nov 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Civil War Nursing
    Thank you! I am a huge history buff! I am always glad to meet another! Thank you for your insight!
    Nov 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Civil War Nursing
    The American Red Cross. We have all heard about it, but how did it begin? Clara Barton took supplies to battlefronts during the Civil War, and organized teams of volunteers to assist with the...
    Nov 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Study Tips for Nursing Students
    Were your grades less than ideal this semester? Are you just beginning to dive into college life and are worried about how to study and making the grades you need? It is important to take college...
    Nov 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. need some advice..
    I agree with her - I would like to know where you are having difficulties. Just because you think differently ("square peg") does not mean that you are not cut out to be a nurse. You just might need...
    Nov 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. starting nursing school with a baby
    Will you be just starting college and getting your basics out of the way, or are you starting nursing school? You can always take 1 class at a time, and see how it goes. You can add more classes if...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. 3 Reasons Your Immune System May Not Help You This Flu Season
    I found this information on gut health and the "bad stuff" that could happen if the person does not have a good diet: "The GI microbiome consists of about 1014 bacteria that are mainly located in...
    Nov 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. the most annoying student
    He sounds like a scary guy. Like, someone who would end up on the evening news or CNN with some crazy incident. I would consider using pepper spray if he got in my personal space! haha!
    Nov 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. advice on being written up when I dont think I should have been...
    It sucks to get a write up, but what would suck worse is if you lose a patient down the road because you don't call the provider or a RR. Remember that patient's can turn on a dime, and if you have...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. 3 Reasons Your Immune System May Not Help You This Flu Season
    I took the OP to mean that we can help support our immune system by what we eat, and she gave us some tips. Good tips. Interesting article!
    Nov 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Is the hard work worth it?
    There were countless times I wanted to quit as well. My husband always told me that if it were easy, everyone would do it. The time goes by really fast, though. I did have to sacrifice a lot, but...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Burnout or just Cranky?
    I love that! I get a massage every month - and thankfully we have a chiropractor in town that will see me after so that I can have it all put on my insurance (I have back issues)! haha! My husband...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  21. I lied...a story of how I outright LIED to patient's family.
    The epitome of compassion. Well done.
    Nov 19
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. When do you know it's time to give up? :/
    One of the things I did faithfully was to utilize the websites from the textbooks - there are often at least some nclex practice questions there, and 90% of the time, those questions were on the...
    Nov 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Am I going to suck as a nurse?
    I love what HappyWife said about not putting stock in what others think. I did that from what someone told me in high school and because of that, I didn't achieve my goals until I was in my 40's! I...
    Nov 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Stressed
    Try not to think of it as being defeated. All of us have had to have our first experience at some point. We were all newbies. When you go to clinicals, tell your cohort that you would like to do a...
    Nov 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. 7 Things to know BEFORE Sims Lab!
    I think the labs are just like an ACLS or PALS course, and I am not a fan of those either!
    Nov 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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