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  1. Nclex exam terrified!
    I feel that the review from Kaplan prepared me well. I passed at 75 questions, no problems. Take the test as soon as you can.
    May 14, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Reputation of a travel company
    Wow this is all really good info to have, Thanks.
    May 1, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Need advice!!!! I hate my job
    The comments posted by people on this board is why I very rarely come on this site anymore, I THOUGHT this board was for venting with other nurses who understood what it is like, but more times then...
    Apr 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. So the family asks me "Is Mom dying?"
    Hey JerseyRN, I work Inpatient Hospice, 16 bed freestanding, its way different then going to peoples homes. Its bascially just like Med-surg, but more emotionally gut wrenching. Sorry if I came...
    Jan 19, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. So the family asks me "Is Mom dying?"
    These are all questions that will happen over and over. Same questions=different patients. Rattling/Food/Pain/medication, sometimes I feel like a tape recorder. Lots and lots of denial in hospice...
    Jan 16, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. Anyone work at Orange Park Medical Center?
    Sorry but I don't have anything positive to say about OPMC, I worked there on/off since 1994, (only because of driving distance) I guess they are trying to make changes, but my last experience there...
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  7. I should be grateful to have a job,but
    Yea I agree the non profits are making boat loads of money, we get regular bonus checks > $500.00 a pop, we staff I'd say approx 40% agency and now they are making mandatory uniforms which they are...
    Nov 17, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Any former surgical techs in nursing school?
    I agree 100% with the above posts. I was a St for approx 12 years b/f starting nursing. I heard over and over again, people thinking I have been a nurse forever d/t my ease around the Docs and just...
    Nov 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Feeling worn out all the time
    Wow, what great timing. I have been dragging myself to work for the last 6 months or so, on my days off it takes every thing I have just to go grocery shopping, my husband does'nt understand and...
    Aug 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Your job, LOVE it or HATE it? What field of nursing are you in?
    1. Do you love, like or hate your job? Like 2. What field of nursing are you in? Inpatient Hospice 3. Are you FT, PT, PD? FT - 3/12 hour shifts 7p-7a 4. Do you look forward to going to work...
    Aug 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Bad Interview...
    This being said, if you've been dating for 9 years, I have a few questions - #1- Where's the ring??!, and #2- You should be also looking closer to him to see what you can get so it's not so much of a...
    Aug 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Another nurse bites the dust due to facebook
    This is exactly one of the resaons why I recently shut my Facebook acct down, If I feel the need to vent I will call my friends to chat. No more of my private life on public domains.
    Aug 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. OK, ummm............well...........
    Yeah.. a year or so ago I might have laughed at this post, now Im just disgusted that we have to breath the same air as these Freaks. Over it!!
    Jul 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I use up all of my compassion at work.
    I am also a Hospice Nurse and let me tell you by the end of 3-12 hour shifts I am crispy fried in the compassion department. I totally understand the poster who wants her hubby to "suck it up", I am...
    May 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Happy Flippin' Nurse's Day
    They held a Lunch at some place approx 45 minutes away, and we got a tiny bag of M&M's.
    May 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. So Stressed & Aggravated At My Job
    Im sorry but I would tell the NP to stick it. Your "Nursing Judgement" has nothing to do with walking thru a parking lot looking for patients. They are going to keep treating you like crap if you let...
    Jan 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What specialty do you work in and why do you Likeit? Hate it?
    I tried many different areas of Nursing before I landed in Inpatient Hospice. I do like it, Are there things Id like to change? Sure but considering some of the other places Ive worked, (Med Surg,...
    Jan 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Shady shift change
    Oh hell NO..., this would NOT happen, no report was given to a qualified nurse, I would be on the phone so fast their head would spin.
    Oct 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Palliative care-withholding coumadin-your opinions
    Amen sister
    Oct 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How many of you are on prescription drugs for anxiety, depression, mental health?
    I started on an Anti-anxiety during my 3rd month of Nursing school and now here I am 5 years later, still on meds just a higher dose.
    Oct 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. What to do with people who think they know nursing?
    OK sorta related. I work 7p-7a, I really really hate it when I get up in the afternoon @2-3pm walk down my driveway to get my mail and my neighbor comes out and screams across the road "ITS ABOUT...
    Aug 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Why Does Everyone Hate Florida So Much??
    I know this is an old post, but gee I sure did'nt know what a dumb ass I was until Firestarter told me. I am a lowly ASN and would gladly go toe to toe education wise with any BSN. I have lived in...
    Jun 15, '09
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  23. how many on computers
    We are currently using Palm Pilots with "healthwyse" loaded on them. As previous poster states its takes twice the time than paper. I have to reboot it at least 3 times a day, and if you don't get...
    Mar 28, '09
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  24. New BSN, 6 months, no interview. How long before I hang it up?
    The nursing situation here in Jacksonville Florida is bad. I am not surprised that the OP can not even get an Interview. I have 5 years experience and had to beg crawling on my knees for a crummy...
    Mar 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Failed Orientation- Fired- Now What? Not for Me?
    NuBee2, I don't know NuBee, I always felt like my preceptors were doing me a favor by showing me the ropes. I hate hate hate being a preceptor, the few times I have, it was very stressful, always...
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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