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  1. Help with taking/giving report!!
    Thank you!!!!!! This will help so much! I appreciate it a lot :}
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Help with taking/giving report!!
    Thank you! Yes... I am a visual person too. That's a problem in the morning because I haven't seen the patients and hearing report on them w/o seeing them first throws me off. I guess I have to learn...
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Help with taking/giving report!!
    Thank you Tait!! I think I need to practice... Maybe to myself or nursing school friends. ;)
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Help with taking/giving report!!
    Hi... I just started my preceptorship (shadowing) on a cardiac floor of of a busy NYC hospital and I'm a month until graduation. One thing I'm not so good at and nervous about having to do is give...
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Did you have more stress FREE TIME after you graduated? What did you do?
    I do want to take ACLS, PALS, TNCC. A nurse in the ER I was shadowing suggested I take the classes b/c hospitals prefer not to pay to send you and it would be a bonus if I took them on my own. I...
    Mar 11, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. Did you have more stress FREE TIME after you graduated? What did you do?
    Hi... I'm in NYC, but I am from CA (bay area). I have a lot of RN friends over there who received their ADN and still don't have jobs years later!! Its hard to believe! I don't think there is very...
    Mar 11, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. Did you have more stress FREE TIME after you graduated? What did you do?
    Thank you @ fmxkrazyone. I had a clinical professor tell me you don't really get comfortable for 5 years... So I think what your going through is normal. I was the same, not wanting to work on a med...
    Mar 10, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  8. Did you have more stress FREE TIME after you graduated? What did you do?
    Thank you! Yay... That is SO good to hear! I'm so ready to be out of this never ending program!!! I forgot what life is like w/o this stress! Praying to be done-- in a few weeks!!! :}
    Mar 10, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  9. Did you have more stress FREE TIME after you graduated? What did you do?
    Hi Christine, I haven't had a day off either, between family tragedies and nursing school. I don't believe it will be this stressful even when I do have a job. Thank you, I look forward to...
    Mar 10, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. Did you have more stress FREE TIME after you graduated? What did you do?
    Yes, I definitely will be planning a vaca!!
    Mar 10, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. Did you have more stress FREE TIME after you graduated? What did you do?
    Thank you!!! I definitely know it is not stress-free being a nurse, I am just so ready to be done with this program. It does seem intimidating to have patients of my own (on my own), but I will do my...
    Mar 10, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. Did you have more stress FREE TIME after you graduated? What did you do?
    Thank you!!! Ya I have those nightmares too... I wake up worried about tests and studying, I really do think it belongs in the category of PTSD! Now I just can't really believe it may soon be over!
    Mar 10, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Did you have more stress FREE TIME after you graduated? What did you do?
    I'm just curious... I never thought the end would be near ((2 weeks-- then preceptorship!!)) I've sacrificed taking care of myself (mentally and physically) SO MUCH in nursing school. Did life get...
    Mar 10, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. Is a nurse in the ER joking to a patient like this appropriate?!?
    Thank you. He was put on Lovenox. It's true. I do have anger I'm trying to displace on the nurse. :-/ but after reading the responses, I see he was actually doing a good job, so I'm just going to...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Is a nurse in the ER joking to a patient like this appropriate?!?
    Aww... Thank you :~} I wouldn't actually report him. I'm just wasn't sure correct procedure with IV's. I know it really does take intuition to be a nurse. He did make my dad relax a bit. :)
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Is a nurse in the ER joking to a patient like this appropriate?!?
    Thank you :) Very true to focus on what's really important
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Is a nurse in the ER joking to a patient like this appropriate?!?
    THANK YOU for seeing both sides!!! :)
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Is a nurse in the ER joking to a patient like this appropriate?!?
    So sweet :~} I will def will use this experience to treat families well and keep them informed. I know its real life experience that makes you a good nurse. I feel better knowing the IV leakage was...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Is a nurse in the ER joking to a patient like this appropriate?!?
    Thank you very much :) I know my emotions are out of whack and i may be overreacting to the situation, which is why I am asking advice rather than acting on anything. I'm not sure what is normal for...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Is a nurse in the ER joking to a patient like this appropriate?!?
    Awww... Thank you :) I know it really sucks-- double stress :( They don't have us insert IV's in my program, so I wasn't sure what is normal for bleeding. I hope with practice we are able to learn...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Is a nurse in the ER joking to a patient like this appropriate?!?
    I believe joking does cool and calm situations. It is just my father so in this situation I can't take a joke. As for the IV, in nursing school they don't have us insert IV's so I do not know what is...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Is a nurse in the ER joking to a patient like this appropriate?!?
    Thank you :) Your kindness is appreciated. I really do like my dad to receive useful and good advice from doctors/nurses because he will act on and listen to their advice rather than mine. It doesn't...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Is a nurse in the ER joking to a patient like this appropriate?!?
    Thank you :) Yes, he was put on Lovenox, so that's where my concern stemmed from. I know I may be overly sensitive in this situation because it's my dad. I will def speak up if I am bothered next...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Is a nurse in the ER joking to a patient like this appropriate?!?
    Thank you very much :) I'm just too close to the picture to judge logically on this one. He did tell my dad some good tips on exercise, such as staying away from weights. Hugs are appreciated and...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Is a nurse in the ER joking to a patient like this appropriate?!?
    I (a nursing student close to graduation) took my dad to the ER for chest pain last night. (He suffered a MI). He was immediately treated by a group of very pleasant doctors. The male nurse who was...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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