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  1. Time between Meds
    Sorry it was 1848 not 1648. I worked last night.
    Jul 27
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. Time between Meds
    I know this type of question has been asked before but not sure if it has been dealt with these specific medications. If a person has an order for Tylenol or Motrin, then an order for Ultram,...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. An omen...
    When the Ramone's come on with "I wanna be sedated" I sometimes wonder what the day is going to be like.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Assessing/intervening with suicidal ideations
    Depending on the age I would ask what they mean by wanting to kill themselves. I have found with some of my clients they use that as a general term but not really wanting to do it. Some have said...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  5. How different is ER nursing from floor nursing?
    Thanks for all of your explanations. I have found I do not like the day shift as I hate having to give the patients their 15 different medicines by 9:00. I like the night shift a lot because of the...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. How different is ER nursing from floor nursing?
    I am on an observation unit/tele and I was curious how much different ER nursing is from being on a floor. What does an ER nurse do that a m/s nurse does or doesn't do? ER is something that I am...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Take a part time job?
    If it is something you would enjoy take it. Any experience is better than no experience. I also agree with violetsmom about looking at a per diem gig too. That way you can make your own schedule.
    Jul 11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Calling All First Year Med-Surg RN's!
    I've been on my floor since May and I struggled on days but nights were a breeze, so to speak. I still asked questions here and there but fortunately census was slow and I had a 4-5 case load...until...
    Jul 10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Best way to explain why I quit my new job after one month
    I was told a background check does not show your former jobs. It only will show if you had a criminal history.
    Jun 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Reusing Needles
    I am a diabetic too and I never reused my needles. I honestly never thought you could. When I was in school they beat the whole keeping needles sterile into our heads I guess it just translated...
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Reusing Needles
    There is a reason I am asking this. With the pen needles that you would use with the insulin pens, can they be reused? Or is it just a single use? I would think it's a single use. However, I saw a...
    Mar 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Nurse Staffing agencies
    I'm in the same boat. I am a new grad with no experience and I interviewed with an agency today and they said since I went to nursing school they have to trust I know what I am doing. I am really...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. Yet another pre-employement assessment .....
    I just applied to a position where I had to take a logic test such as if Javier lives in City B and works in City A and Ian lives in city D and works for city Q and then where does Joe live? It's...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. 2014 PVT not 100% accurate
    Ok, one of the women in my class took the NCLEX and did the PVT when she got home. It took her to the credit card screen. Two days later she paid for the quick results and she passed. So, although...
    Mar 10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Gaps in employment history
    I hope so too. Good luck. I am trying to find a job and it's tough around here.
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  16. Gaps in employment history
    I did. That way it explains why there is a gap. I was told by my friend who is a nurse manager along with someone in my career services department at my school who helped with my resume.
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  17. Gaps in employment history
    Why is clinical experience not a good idea? I was told by a nurse recruiter it was. I put that I was a stay at home mom on my resume.
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  18. NCLEX Rules... for diabetics
    Maybe get a doctors note just to be safe with specific instructions you have to follow.
    Feb 1
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Confused and Overwhelmed!! Please Help.. NCLEX-RN
    How similar are the Kaplan questions to the actual NCLEX? I have the on demand Kaplan and it is really helping me but I wonder how close it really is to the actual test. Thanks!
    Jan 24
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. Yes...I conquered Nclex
    congrats!!!!!!
    Jan 23
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Heisi versus NCLEX-RN
    A friend of mine just took it and said NCLEX was easier than the HESI. I dont know what kind of grades she got or how she did on previous hesi's. She did pass the NCLEX.
    Jan 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. new grad rn- can't find a job
    Where in northern Illinois is your hospital? I am in Illinois and I just graduated from an adn program. I am terrified about the job prospects.
    Jan 1
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. new grad rn- can't find a job
    It's the vicious cycle of you need experience to get a job yet you cant get a job without experience. Concerto is right the job market is ugly. I couldnt get a job as a PCT and I know I am qualified...
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  24. new grad rn- can't find a job
    I have a degree in psych. I just graduated from an adn program and I have sent out over 30 resumes for a pct job and absolutely no call backs about a year to a year and a half prior to graduation....
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. Nursing exam questions are terrible (according to science)
    A good amount of time their questions come from the text book test bank too. Then it's hard to argue those because they did not write the questions themselves so we're stuck. Especially if it...
    Dec 11, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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