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  1. Accepted first hospital job
    Congrats!!! :up: Do some self study if you can; brush up in subjects that you haven't encountered, and just get a general idea on what nursing care is involved. You still have a depth of...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  2. Not Interested in Nursing after getting my BSN, HELP!
    You an work with pedi home care, or find a medical daycare. I worked my entire nursing career with special needs and technology dependent children-9 years; I have done the PT and OT and assisted...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. How long have you been at your current facility?
    Short answer: find another job, another facility, heck another specialty if you can. To answer the question: I'm in a current transition right now because the job I currently hold, I have been...
    Jul 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Step pay effect on older nurses getting hired?
    Congrats!!! :up:
    Jul 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nclex invalidated due to cell phone
    More info: https://m.ncsbn.org/1268.htm They will also go over rules at the testing site, but it's best to go over the information PRIOR to going as well. :yes:
    Jul 23
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Succeeding feels good!
    Glad you got back on the horse! :up::up::up:
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Hard Time Dealing With Patient Rights
    :rolmao: :up: :no:
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Hard Time Dealing With Patient Rights
    Seems like you feel the need to continue to... :wavey:
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Hard Time Dealing With Patient Rights
    And again, the OP WAS in a gray area; he needs to understand moving forward to hone those skills; no time like the present. As I stated before, and it seems you are stuck on implying I impose...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Hard Time Dealing With Patient Rights
    And that is where the issue is; we do agree; however I feel that the student DOES have to know the "muddy the waters" viewpoint of nursing; he is going to be faced with many issues, and I continue to...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Texting While Working
    For me, when you are waiting or have a lull in conversation, I remember having to look around or that dead air that occurs during social conversations...now, I can whip out my phone and look on AN....
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  12. Hard Time Dealing With Patient Rights
    I explained my position, and that was directed toward the OP. YOU continue to want to insinuate that I "force" nursing care into people, bypassing my sole point of posting, and creating this...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Texting While Working
    However, it has virtually eliminated social awkwardness, and for THAT, I am thankful for this technology. ;)
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. need help from a experience nurse
    THIS. Reach out to local area clinics, nursing homes, hospitals and speak to a nurse educator there. These assignments are usually where someone has to find someone in person with verifiable...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. That ominous CC page...
    This. For other sources: check out LaCharity for Prioritization, Delgation questions, Lippinicott for more intense questions, as well a NCSBN (the makers of NCLEX) as a source for questions. ...
    Jul 23
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Medical staff warned: Keep your mouths shut about illegal immigrants or face arrest
    In my state as well, there are far more immigrants that are willing be vaccinated; this is total BS and fear mongering to those oh so receptive towards it....it's a shame that some people pander to...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  17. Thoughts on the prevalence of name discrimination in nursing?
    As well as getting to know those recruiters are good as well... :yes:
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Colorado teen pregnancy rate drops 40% in 4 years
    :up::up::up: Sex Education and Contraception WORKS...off my soapbox now. ;) Congrats on being an agent of change! Gotta love the power of being a NURSE! :up::up::up:
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Failed the RN program still want to  be an Rn . Help !
    You may have to go to a community college or a Practical Nursing program before reapplying to a university program. I failed in my ADN program-most universities did not accept me into their...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Thoughts on the prevalence of name discrimination in nursing?
    I really think they are genuine; most hospitals have a 500:1 ratio and higher per desirable areas; they have to sift through internal employees; experienced nurses with varied experience or desiring...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Your best(or worst) exposure story
    I can recall a "near miss" when I was drawing blood for HIV antibody testing; as I inserted the needle, somehow, a bold drop cascaded into the air and landed below my inner canthus of my left...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Hard Time Dealing With Patient Rights
    Never said that. :no: What is hard for you to grasp is that I was addressing, AGAIN, that there will be instances where "no" is NOT coming from someone who is NOT COHERENT; incoherent and...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Thoughts on the prevalence of name discrimination in nursing?
    I have a VERY unusual name; it has never stopped me from getting positions or interviews or jobs. If someone doesn't pick me solely on my name, no worries, I know some other facilities that will...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Hard Time Dealing With Patient Rights
    I stand by my statement, and since we don't know each other, AGAIN, the fact remains, not everyone is coherent nor is "no" appropriate, NOT going to EVER ignore that FACTOR. :no: Again, I rather...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. "The calling."
    Not everyone has a "calling" to be a nurse, actually, no one has to have a "calling", rather the ability to have a good work ethic, interested in the way nursing as a career plays a role in society,...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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