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  1. RIP Betty Ackley RN - Nursing Diagnosis textbook author
    Sorry to hear this. I found her nursing diagnosis book to be the easiest to navigate and I used it more than any other.
    Dec 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I think I'm going to quit during orientation
    The OP contained the statement "However, I finally know now why they say nurses eat their young."
    Dec 18
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. I want to be a neonatal nurse, help pleas
    Not sure why you would think going through a community college would take 6 years unless you're only planning to take a class or 2 per semester. I also wouldn't recommend medical assistant school. ...
    Dec 15
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. Prospective Nursing Student but need some advice!!!!!!Please!!
    Even if you could land a position like that, how are you going to deal with direct patient care in clinicals throughout school?
    Dec 10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. Baby RN's running ICU?!!
    Just curious, has your hospital looked into what is causing such a high turnover in order to try to improve retention rates in the future?
    Dec 5
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  6. Yes, Nurses deserve constant celebration.
    I took it today and I am DONE! Now what did I do with myself before I went back to college again? lol
    Dec 4
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. Culture Shock & Big Girl Panties - Ch 2
    Loved this story and this is the perfect place on the board to put it. I hope ALL new students read it! Thanks for the laughs in my last finals week :)
    Dec 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Nursing School - What are you thankful for?
    Pinning is Dec 17th for me but my last final is next Thurs! woohoo!! Thankful for my awesome clinical instructor who helped my cohort get the most out our clinical experiences.
    Nov 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Best lotion for dry hands?
    I agree with Neutrogena hand creme. Apply at bedtime and by morning the cracks in my knuckles have disappeared and the ends of my fingers are soft again.
    Nov 28
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. Yes, Nurses deserve constant celebration.
    And if this next week is your last week of class for your LPN to RN program, it's even more reason to celebrate. Last final is Dec 4th and I can't wait to be back in the full-time working world...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. Senioritis / burnout / depression?
    Hang in there! I felt exactly the same way for the past couple months until about 2 weeks ago. I'm now down to 16 days til my last final. Woohoo! You can do this too! Does your school have...
    Nov 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Where there is smoke ... there is usually a cigarette
    Always amazes me the things ppl will do thinking it will hide the cigarette smoke smell. We had a lady close her door and open the window and hang out the window smoking. We could smell it halfway...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Great place to start
    You might try posting this under the NCLEX section under the "Student" tab. I think you'll get better responses.
    Oct 31
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. God Hates Nurses Now
    I thought the very same thing! lol
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. When A Nurse Needs A Doctor.....
    My OB when I had my kids was someone I knew from work and it absolutely didn't bother me at all. He was a great guy and I felt very comfortable under his care. He was always the professional, it...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Ebola Scare at My School
    There are some pathetic individuals in this world to play on the hysteria surrounding Ebola. It has happened in Missouri as well. False Ebola claim in Cole County, investigation underway : News :...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Saw an angry clinical instructor...
    and Bortaz, please keep us updated on what becomes of this situation!
    Oct 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Three ND books??
    I personally like the Ackley nursing diagnosis book. It's what our school recommended for us.
    Oct 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Saw an angry clinical instructor...
    I can't understand what she has to scream and carry on about in the morning before they even get started. This definitely needs to be stopped ASAP.
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. AJN magazine
    I looked online. Looks a little dry. Think I'll just stick with Nursing 2014, although it's not what it once was.
    Oct 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. AJN magazine
    I got an offer for a year of American Journal of Nursing for $29. I have never read the magazine. Any thoughts on whether it is useful and worth the money?
    Oct 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. How you can pass the nclex in 75 questions--(9/29/14) what i wished i knew
    Thanks for the heads up on the Kaplan review course. I suspected that was the case but our school is really pushing us to do it. Many in our class are so freaked out about the NCLEX that they are...
    Oct 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. A male perspective
    I'm not going to make anywhere near $75K when I graduate with my ADN here in the Midwest. I'd love to see anything close to that!
    Oct 1
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  24. The culture of AN
    Glad to hear that. She is one I miss the most, especially in the student threads but I definitely understand her need for taking a break from it. Someone else mentioned Tweety. When I first...
    Sep 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Research Topic
    Try googling "nursing intervention research". I had about as much luck that was as any.
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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