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  1. I made a med error
    Hey nurses, I just need to vent a little. I'm not sure why this medication error is hitting me so hard as it isn't the first I've made and definitely not the last. I have never made the same type...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. Lifestyle Discrimination
    Just so you know it is illegal for employers to discriminate against genetic information. Genetic Discrimination Also, Gov. Brewer vetoed the Arizona "discrimination" bill. Personally,...
    Feb 27
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. Need a hug
    How are you supposed to perform tasks quicker while still performing them to maintain patient safety? Med errors happen when we are rushed, and then we start cutting corners! I would be up front with...
    Oct 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Going off orientation next week...
    Remember to always ask questions! Don't be afraid to bring another nurse in the room with you to check out a patient if you aren't sure. The patient and the other nurse will respect you more for it &...
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Asked to break the law
    A CRNA is supervised by an anesthesiologist, but that doesn't mean the MD has to be in the room with the CRNA the whole time. An RN supervises the work of a CNA, but that doesn't mean the RN has to...
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What if we had to tell the real truth when asked about our weaknesses?
    I never understand questions about weaknesses and "where will you be in 10 years?" If I were an interviewer I would know these questions are unfair and will almost never yield a truthful (truly)...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Is it voodo or curse
    One thing I don't think anyone has asked is if you have a learning disability? Again, not trying to be rude and you do not need to answer this question on this board, but you repeat time and time...
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. Daily Study Until NCLEX DAY TUESDAY ! =D
    Sending passing thoughts your way! I took mine today and got the "good" pop up. You will be a-okay. I feel Kaplan was well worth the $$ and knew pretty much everything on the test (maybe I just got...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Daily Study Until NCLEX DAY TUESDAY ! =D
    The main things to remember with antibiotics: 1. Do NOT take with foods except cephalosporins and sulfonamides. Cephaplosporins take with MILK! 2. People on birth control need to use a...
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Testing in 2 weeks ~ all advice for preparation appreciated!
    I am the same way with the hotspot questions. From EVERYONE I have talked to they say the test is almost impossible to study for and I totally agree!! I have tried to retake some of the kaplan...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. my danskos STTTTIIIINK!!!
    This happens with my flats!! Haha! I haven't ever had danskos, but can you change the insoles in them every once in a while? I find its more the insoles, not the shoes that retain the stench.
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  12. One week from today...PLEASE HELP! :/
    I have been in the mid 60's on all the qtrainers (with qt7 my worst because I kind of gave up in the middle of it..I know that's bad!). I have a 64% avg on the qbank though! I feel as though I...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Too young/ early in life to be in Nursing Program?
    I just graduated this past December from a BSN program and I am 21 years old. I feel that we are going to be the new generation of nursing, and you starting out young in life is putting yourself at a...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Confessions of a Job hopper
    It sounds like you really enjoyed the school aide job. Maybe you could try to go back to that full time instead of PRN? Clinical nursing is just the standard, but who says you have to be standard?...
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Crusading for Better Mental Health Care: Mental Health Education in Schools
    Empathy training too. This would help with criminal behavior and bullying.
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Nurses are #1 in Honesty/Ethics again - Gallop
    Firefighters/Emt's aren't included in the list?
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  17. Do Nurses Earn Big Money? You Decide.
    I completely agree with this! I do not understand students who say they went into nursing for the money. I have always understood nursing is a solid middle class career and we all know where the...
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Immersion in Med/surg
    I loved it. I thought it was challenging and rewarding. I had many patients ask me why I had different colored scrubs than the other nurses, and when I said I was student they exclaimed they thought...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  19. Confused New Grad.
    A lot of times they have to post the job on the website per policy, but if you already filled it then you are probably okay!
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  20. Nurse accidentally throws out kidney before transplant
    It is definitely an unfortunate situation that is being investigated by the hospital. The thing is, why was the kidney even near any other medical waste? I'm just a student, but from what I have seen...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Question about NCSBN Online NCLEX Review
    No one's done this review?
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Question about NCSBN Online NCLEX Review
    Hi Allnurses! I want to do the NCSBN online nclex review, but I want to split the cost with a friend in my program. I haven't signed up yet, but do you know if they have a way that keeps two...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Shaking while putting in IV
    Thank you for all the responses! I will definitely try to breath a little more (I always hold my breath in anticipation of getting a flash back!). I barely drink caffeine/coffee so jitters isn't...
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Shaking while putting in IV
    I'm sorry if there is a thread about this already, but I couldn't find anything when I searched that matched what my problem is. I don't naturally have shaky hands or a shaky body, but when I go...
    Jul 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Obamacare and Mark of Beast... wrong time to be a nurse?
    I understand where you are coming from but your basis is incorrect. If you were to give your opinion about a book before reading it, there is no basis for your opinion. If you were to eat an...
    Jun 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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