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  1. How to survive 16h shifts...
    Bring an extra pair of comfortable shoes. Sleep at least 5 hrs before work. Bring coffee.... I like the Starbucks frapp in the glass bottle. Some people say Mountain Dew is really good.... if you...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. How to avoid the 'waitlist' in a nursing program?
    Is there really a way that youre going to show up at a school, jump all these students on the list who have worked hard, to get the prereqs done, scored high on the entry exams etc. and qualify for...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Too young/ early in life to be in Nursing Program?
    I didnt even read the whole article..... but no youre not too young for it. This is not true, thats their opinion... notice; they said 'they should'. And thats because they're jealous. ...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. LTC-I want report and count at beginning of my shift
    I would think that it would be nice to get report and count over with so you can be free to do whatever else you want or need to do. Thats ridiculous. I'd get the DON since you cant touch the count...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. What makes nursing stressful for you?
    I'd have to agree. Its about the higher people telling you to punch out and get the work done on time no matter what.... Well, the stress level goes high when you have a re-admit at 2:30, and a fall...
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Full moon syndrome-fact or fiction
    YES. I do see these things happen. More falls, more elopements, more combative behavior, wandering at night & sleeping during the day...etc. W/ the coworkers, I just think its a reaction to the...
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. The rolling backpack debate
    I'm 'young' and I had a rolling backpack (that I wouldnt dare put on my back) every single day going to class. I'd say you cant depend on somebody else for anything that comes to school. What if...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Any reason for me to renew my CNA license after RN license?
    The fact that you have no job as a nurse should tell you......... I'm hearing its even worse than when I graduated.... to find a nursing job. Why not get your foot in the door somewhere as a...
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Did you have to brush your classmates teeth?
    If youre talking about CNA class, yes I did. We had to do most of the skills on eachother to know how it is from the pt/residents position. Actually, the worst one for me was transfers and we had to...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. What is your current LPN salary
    Well, that situation going to force a change.
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. How long did it take to get your first LPN job?
    I passed in Oct. and got a job the next April. A good 6 Months.... Im still there now, and ready to get experience somewhere else.
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. Nurses see us coming for clinical and RUN away from us. Irritating!
    Well, I dont think its every facility thats like that..... Each workplace has different moods and attutudes whether students are there or not... It depends on alot of things. Look at it this way; Now...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. LPN vs. RN
    By standards, do you mean what is expected of an RN Vs. an LPN?
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. LPN vs. RN
    Right. But I do know some RNs (and a soon-to-be RN) that I work with..... that look at LPNs and speak to them as if they dont know anhything at all.
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. What it means to be in an "outbreak"
    And ofcourse its the nurses fault, and always will be. Its frustrating because we're not the only staff who hops from room to room. I've seen family members call from home and say Theyve caught...
    Feb 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. How long did you stay at your 1st job?
    im still at my first job. been here for 10 months. im looking for a second job though.
    Jan 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. New Grad...need help dealing with super negative staff!
    i dont pay attention to what others think. every day that i'm at work, i know what i need to do to get the job done. i'll be fine so long as everybody is working as a team and making sure the...
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. How do you de-stress?
    I'm now gonna get myself a real good mattress, w/ a new comforter set. I deserve it.
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  19. Casio BabyG Watches
    i think theyre cute. i had one as a child, and wanna know if anybody has one for work? i'm thinking of getting one but wanna know... is there something truely better out there, or will i be getting...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. How can I keep my scrubs from fading?
    Dont toss them around in the dryer til theyre bone dry. Take them out half way, and hang them. Works for all clothes.
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  21. What is your favorite scrub brand and why?
    I love Barco/Greys Anatomy for their colors, prints, fits (both top and bottom,) and quality. They come in my size, and stay the same size after washing. The pants are right for my short legs and...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  22. High-fashion scrubs
    plus there are brands like baby phat, koi and barco. if thats not fashion, what is? i mean we need to keep in mind that we need them to be the most functional.:redpinkhe
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  23. petite scrubs
    im your size..... and i love.....barco uniforms especially the greys anatomy ones are the best!
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  24. Student Uniforms - What are yours like?
    For lpn school, it was khaki top and bottom scrubs, w/ a navy scrub jacket. Top and jacket w/ the school patch. White shoes and socks. Convenient cuz these were the colors they wear at my...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  25. Sticky poop...I need some tips!
    [quote=ghgoonette;5664739]what an analogy...er, i just typed analogy :lol2: how sublime.... quote] lol!:yeah: what is the family's rationale for not wanting soap and water? (thinking that...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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