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  1. Why nurses eat their young????
    Wow, you lied to a professor? This is not ok, whether you were being eaten or not!
    Sep 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Why nurses eat their young????
    I think mean people are just mean people and they work in every career. There has been research done on this topic and there's something called the "Queen Bee Syndrome" that is in play in fields...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. possible angel of mercy?
    I think you might consider encouraging the social worker to talk to the administration or whoever about it, rather than you doing it. If you report it, it's just hearsay. Also, consider what...
    Sep 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Things I wish I could tell my patients
    I got into psych nursing because my mom had bipolar disorder and I wanted to be able to understand her and help her. From living with her, I think I understand psych better, and I have more empathy...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. Things I wish I could tell my patients
    I think one way of counteracting the stigma of mental illness is for those that have it to come forward and talk about it. Everyone has times of mental distress, if not illness. If we can be open...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. I want my MSN, but...
    Consultant can be more than legal nurse consultant. I'm the psychiatric consultant at a clinic...
    Sep 11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  7. National Suicide Prevention Day
    thank you Viva...I've copied your words onto Facebook for my friends to read...I couldn't word it any better than you did!
    Sep 10
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  8. Discouraged
    I feel that sometimes getting a BSN after already being a nurse is a bit like pressing the reset button. Doors that wouldn't open before, open then. Having the degree along with the experience you...
    Sep 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Contact
    Stop doing this before you truly mess up your life!
    Sep 10
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  10. Just looking for some advice
    You went to nursing school because you want to be a nurse. Working in the hotel is not being a nurse. Putting in an application doesn't mean you'll be hired right away. Sometimes it takes quite...
    Sep 9
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Feeling guilty about maternity leave
    They have plenty of time to find someone to fill the shift. Your priority is baby and yourself!
    Sep 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Resume advice: GPA, etc.
    Keep your resume to one page, because that's about all most will read before getting bored (and they see lots of resumes, so things get repetitive). Put it on a nice paper--better than just typing...
    Sep 8
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Should I continue my BSN?
    In my area of the country (near Chicago) it's very difficult to get a job if you don't have a BSN, and if you're already in a job, lots of places are saying you must have your BSN within X years or...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. What is the answer to this question??!!
    Yup, Mental Illness Awareness...
    Sep 6
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  15. What is the answer to this question??!!
    What's the question?
    Sep 4
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. Mental health re: Jewish culture
    I think it would be interesting for you to talk to someone who is Jewish, to get his or her thoughts about it. Are Jewish people with mental illnesses treated at home or do they seek...
    Sep 3
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. The Devil and Delta Webster
    awesome!
    Aug 31
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Did I Pass?
    You have taken the test enough times to qualify for the automatic "you passed!" letter. You don't even need to open it...just show up for work at the nearest healthcare facility of your choice and...
    Aug 31
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Going "Above and Beyond" UGH
    I think it makes more sense to have other people say what someone has done that's "Above and Beyond" than to have to come up with it yourself. I also think there should be some tangible reward, even...
    Aug 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Props to Esme12
    I agree....Esme is amazing!
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Have you had to deal with students responding to nursing related things in media?
    I teach psych nursing. Talk about the media having a lack of attention to reality! One of my missions is to show my students that psych nursing and psych patients are not like what you see in the...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  22. Nursing School Oopsies
    poured a full bedpan into the seldom-used hopper...flush it...everything flew back up into my face with the blast of air that shot onto it...
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Pearson Vue: Bullies?
    In my state names of people who have licenses are posted early the next workday. People need patience!
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Pre-clinical prep and clinical paperwork
    Another consideration is that sometimes patients are discharged pretty quickly after they're admitted, and the staff may not know someone is going to be discharged the next day, if students come in...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  25. Still Reeling From This
    you are awesome!
    Aug 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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