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  1. i dont wanna be a nurse
    Teaching... maybe, but not nursing. Why teach something you don't want to do? You would only pass that feeling on to your students. You might be able to do something in hospital administration....
    May 25, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Discouraged...VENT...ADVICE?
    If you dont have a lot of ties or reasons to stay where you are, then I would start looking in other areas/states. There are jobs out there! But you might have to relocate to get a good one.
    May 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Where are nurses needed
    If you're willing to move then thats great! Rural areas need nurses... though you may need experience first. New Mexico is a good place to look. They pay isn't top of the line - but if gaining...
    May 7, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Nurse Recruiters Avoiding/Lying to New Grads
    On the recruiters side... A good friend is a NR at a busy hospital - and I can tell you, her schedule is PACKED. The office probably has fifty people a day walk in. There is no way she can show them...
    May 6, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Complicated situation, is this possible?
    Oak Harbor is a great place - very beautiful. The Navy hospital is pretty small..so limited jobs... but they do hire civilians. Oak Harbor has a public hospital as well -Whidbey Island General...
    May 6, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. So I Wore my Cap Today
    We never had hats... just bright blueberry colored scrubs. I do wear my school pin on occasion though...
    May 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What color do you wear?
    RN's wear either all blue or blue with a white top. Except in the OR where the scrubs are the standard blah green.
    May 4, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. Do you take issue with the food served at camp?
    What kind of camp is this? Just curious. When I worked at a Boy Scout camp (volunteer) I found the meals to be pretty well balanced. And they offered subsitutes for people with allergies. ...
    May 2, '10
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  9. *Weird* Patient Allergies
    Had patient bring her own sheets because she was "violently allergic to chlorine" and we coudn't provide enough evidence that the hospital didn't use it in the laundry process. btw... she was...
    May 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Daughter looking to be a RN
    That does sound exceedingly high - is that counting living away at school vs home? For that kind of money she could even be considering out of state schools where the waiting list is shorter and...
    May 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. My nurse manager is
    ... has her head so far up her arse that light will never reach her.
    May 1, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  12. University of Wyoming Online RN-BSN clinical component?
    You can do what my friend did - she called around and asked. She was wondering about this issue as well... and surely does not want to start a program that she might not be able to finish. You...
    May 1, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  13. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    OMG... I could fill a whole notebook... maybe a whole book! To the person returning for her 4th foot surgery (this time broken hardware)... a. If you would take off some of your 330 pounds maybe...
    Apr 30, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Daughter looking to be a RN
    Is there an issue with cost? Each program has its merits. Yes, you can get a two year degree and still be an RN. But there are more important questions... like what does she want to do as...
    Apr 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. why are OR's so cold
    We're not talking fuzzy slippers and a beer comfort.... we're talking not passing out from heat exhaustion comfort. Put on all that surgical garb.... gown, gloves, mask, hat, shoe covers, and...
    Apr 30, '10
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  16. Military Nurse
    And if you consider going Reserves - keep in mind that many if not most reserve medical staff are seeing deployment in one form or another.
    Apr 29, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  17. Do LPN's have to give baths like CNA's do?
    Depends on where you are. But yes, they can be required to. And they certainly should know how to and be willing to do so if needed.
    Apr 29, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. University of Wyoming RN to BSN online pros/cons
    I think I'm going to try to call UofW this week and get some more info. The tuition is one of the best... but I wonder about various fees. Anyone know what their classes are like? Lots of...
    Apr 19, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  19. RN to BSN online
    I am also looking into online only RN to BSN and would like some info from people who are currently attending or recently attended/gradutated a program. I got a really hard sell from University...
    Mar 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  20. SCD's - Knee high vs Thigh High
    Anyone with any ideas.. or even where to look??!
    Aug 2, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  21. SCD's - Knee high vs Thigh High
    Also.. this is for further RESEARCH not debate on the use
    Jul 29, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  22. Knee High vs Thigh High SCD's
    Thanks for the replies peeps. :typing BUT.... I'm looking for the article for RESEARCH soooo... your points dont help much unfortunately. Still looking for an article, company statement, or...
    Jul 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Knee High vs Thigh High SCD's
    I've posted this in specialties under OR - but I thought I'd try in the General forum too for a broader audience... thanks ************ Hi everyone... I am looking for specific research...
    Jul 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. SCD's - Knee high vs Thigh High
    Hi everyone... I am looking for specific research on thigh high vs knee high Sequential Compression Devices (SCD's) I've been told that they are both equally effective, but I'm looking for...
    Jul 29, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  25. Belly Button Gunk
    OMG this is too funny. I was just telling my hubby about this (again). He always looks at me like I'm weird. But one look at some of the gross stuff I've excavated from belly buttons and he'd...
    Feb 12, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing


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