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  1. Could I be stressed and not know it?
    I think I may need reading glasses. And like someone mentioned home + work in combo is playing a role. Thanks guys!
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Made an error :'( unable to move on
    I third.
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Could I be stressed and not know it?
    Thank you very much. I do think I need to get my eyes checked. I find myself squinting when reading the computer at work (there's so much on one page and the print is rather small) and also when...
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Could I be stressed and not know it?
    I have had a few changes lately in my life. Going back to nursing after 2 years at home, and doing a completely different type of nursing at that. Everyday I come home from work I have a headache. ...
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nurses writing Scripts for Doctors
    I will type an order (via the computer system) for a lab, like a BMP if I have a dialysis patient about to have surgery (and I will draw that lab too). Several times I've drawn a HCG on menarcheal...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Your Most Heartwarming Moments in Nursing
    I have had many moments like this, where patients have hugged me, thanked me, left me treats (they have sent fruit baskets, cakes, candies, etc..), and thank you notes. It is definitely the biggest...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. LPN to Surgical Tech?
    Where I work they hire new RNs into the OR. It is a speciality and the hospital will train you to do the job. I work in periop, but Im a prep nurse. I couldnt take an on call job due to my family...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. gained alot of weight as a nurse
    HEY! ESME is not here, that was my idea to start a weight loss forum. LOL! Gotta toot my own horn for a minute, LOL!
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Nurse Violating HIPAA Articles or Cases in NJ
    I don't live in NJ, but try the search engine. Put in HIPAA NJ or something, you can do that here, Google, or askjeeves. If you post in the NJ section you may get better hits. I hope I was a...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  10. gained alot of weight as a nurse
    I know your pain, here's one of my first AN posts. We need a weight loss group on this site. LOL! http://allnurses.com/nursing-humor-share/my-job-making-559615.html Good Luck to you and me!...
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Any tips for learning in clinicals? Nurses don't like nursing students
    I was one of those students whose first clinical experience was in a nursing home, AND my patient was due for her catheter change. LOL! First day in clinicals and I already had a skill signed off. ...
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Politcally incorrect rant aka how my day went
    Niiiiice, I plan on doing some sewing myself. It involves my MIL as well, well not all of her - just her mouth.:lol2:
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Politcally incorrect rant aka how my day went
    Lol! She clarified for the "hearing impaired" as if you need the sense of hearing in order to read. ROTFLMAO! I still can't hear you, thank God I can see. Would you please clarify for the visually...
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. New Bill Eases Work Visas for Foreign Nurses
    I agree here. I noticed Mercy Hospital in Baltimore MD is listed. I live in MD. The competition here for nursing jobs is crazy. I know experienced nurses who cannot find a job. Many are working...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Knocked off my feet
    Could you explain what you mean by a political/personality situation? If you feel you were dismissed because a teacher didn't like you, why aren't you challenging this? Whatever it is you are not...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Which one of you AN members posted this?
    Really? LoL! Not true. Most people do REALLY REALLY try. I actually applied to 3 nursing homes, went to all 3 in person (with 4 yrs experience in LTC as a LPN), NO CALL BACK. When I went into two...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How can I get in the hospital?
    YOU'RE ONLY 36!!!!!!! THAT'S NOT OLD! The advantage to being 36 is you will be viewed as maturer than someone in their 20s but chances of you being discriminated against because of your age is slim...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  18. Doctors Sue Washington State Over ER Limits
    I am trying to figure out how "lay" people will be able to decide whether their chest pain, and gallstone pain is emergent or not.
    Oct 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. need advise
    I'm still amazed that you can stare at your brain, LOL! Just Joshin!!! Yes, it is a difficult job and we want what's best for our patient, so we do not want to make a mistake. I have experienced...
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Which one of you AN members posted this?
    GOTCHA! LMAO!! No, really this YouTube video looks like something an AN member would have posted. It is hilarious, LOL! ENJOY!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tU1emGCPTc8&feature=related ...
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Written consent forms
    RNs actually can witness the signing of the consent form AFTER the surgeon has explained the procedure to the patient. When we do pre-op we say to the patient, "This form states that you are having...
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. How do you do it?
    I agree. My 10 year old has chores, my 4 yr old not so much (other than picking up behind herself) and my 3 month old just refuses to do her share. LOL!!!
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Who Gets To Be Called Doctor?
    If she has a Ph.D than she is a doctor. If you see a Psychologist (PsyD/PhD) you will call them doctor (even though they cannot prescribe like a Psychiatrist (MD) can), now if you have a counselor...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. How do you do it?
    Yeap. I notice during the week I have headaches. I don't know if it's because I'm tired, or stressed. Trying to get it all done each day, and get to bed early so I can wake up well rested seems...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How do you do it?
    Thanks for all the great advice. Yes, my husband does occasionally help out (well he thinks he is helping, LoL). The list sounds great! I will try to do the crockpot thing and freezing meals. It...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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