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  1. NCLEX:  How many times is enough?
    sorry, i have switched over to the congressional record. go find a little friend to play with, dear...
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. It's Hard to Live with a Nurse because....
    my husband says he'd just once like to hold hands without my taking his pulse, .....or.....tell me his back hurts without me asking him to rate the pain, decribe what makes it better/worse, and...
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. If MRSA gets on our clothes easily, why don't more of us become colonized?
    per the cdc, vets are more heavily colonized than human healthcare personnel, but are rarely infected or symptomatic. at this point, pandora is out of the box, and we can only hope that...
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Hospital Scrubs on the Subway?
    ..and how many people wearing scrubs are nurses?? around here, its also techs, vets, vet techs, day care workers, cna's, ma's..etc. they are also popular gardening gear here in the warmer months. ...
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. NCLEX:  How many times is enough?
    you could always do a retrograde analysis to find the answer, after defining your parameters and definitions...or you could look back to the question posed by the op. :smokin:
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. NCLEX:  How many times is enough?
    gee, i don't know. how many tries did you need?
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. NCLEX:  How many times is enough?
    yeah, well, that and having a 3.97 average, the clinical leadership award, and aggresively continuing my education (board certified in three, soon to be four areas) i make no apologies for busting...
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. NCLEX:  How many times is enough?
    that's very nice...and meaningless. has it changed their knowledge base or their ability to deal with highly stressful situations? at this point they have been out of nursing school for at least...
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. NCLEX:  How many times is enough?
    i'm not interested in being "in that person's shoes..". i am interested in the patient lying in the bed being cared for by miss or mr. passed-on-the-ninth-try, rn.
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. MCC (FL) raises bar for nursing program.
    i can only applaud any means employed to increase knowledge in entry level programs. i continue to be taken aback by the shear number of threads about flunking the nclex multiple times! good...
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Nights or Days? What say you?
    love the atomosphere on nights, but can't do it physically. nights literally almost killed me, but i'm a bed by 9 up at 5 sorta farmer's hours person. depends on your biological clock..:twocents:
    Sep 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Female Only Nursing Schools in New York City
    my alma mater (for my first degree, not nursing) is in baltimore, the college of notre dame of maryland. they have a bsn program and are affiliated with the catholic church.
    Sep 24, '08
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  13. Hispanic patients
    yup..but these aren't "visitors"..
    Sep 22, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Nurse as a Patient, treated badly, wanting to rant
    i had a horrible episode in my own hospital years ago which culminated in my signing out ama also. i was on the phone to the insurance company and my md the next morning at 0900, and sent a long...
    Sep 22, '08
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. What is the best thing to put on diaper rash?
    another vote for air..i lined a playpen with newspaper and let the little guy hang out bare-bottomed for as long as possible. when one of mine got a nasty yeast rash (from my antibiotics) we had to...
    Sep 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How do Nursing Instructors deal with this? Clinical site RNs don't want us around
    i have never seen this in a staff rn's job description, nor have i ever written it into one as a manager. precepting is an additonal duty, and not all nurses are good at teaching....and mentoring is...
    Sep 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. How do Nursing Instructors deal with this? Clinical site RNs don't want us around
    sadly, all it takes is one arrogant and unprepared student from the xyz school of nursing, and nurses don't want to work with any students from xyz. some nurses are awful to everyone, no doubt...
    Sep 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. How do Nursing Instructors deal with this? Clinical site RNs don't want us around
    ..and who the hospital does or does not hire is a moot point, since students with superiority attitudes rarely get "rn" after their names.
    Sep 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. How do Nursing Instructors deal with this? Clinical site RNs don't want us around
    you'll do great! maturity is an attitude, not just age, and you clearly have a good head on your shoulders. i started college at 16 myself....but it's all in how you carry yourself...good...
    Sep 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. How do Nursing Instructors deal with this? Clinical site RNs don't want us around
    news flash, dear...the floor nurses are not getting any of your "good money". they are already overworked, underpaid, and don't have time to pee on some shifts. i can see why you have a...
    Sep 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. How do Nursing Instructors deal with this? Clinical site RNs don't want us around
    my nurses' reactions to students varies by the students' knowledge and behavior. well prepared students who get things done are always welcome. we know you are here to learn...but we expect certain...
    Sep 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. What does nursing have to do with politics.
    hence the proliferation of "i flunked nclex 16 times" threads...
    Sep 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. HE was sent back onto the streets??
    dementia is not mental illness.:no:
    Sep 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. HE was sent back onto the streets??
    beyond a $hadow of a doubt!!!!
    Sep 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. HE was sent back onto the streets??
    not over here, sharrie---only physicians and clinical social workers can involuntarily commit. nurses can intervene, but can't override a md decision except if another md (ie, medical director) is...
    Sep 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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