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  1. The Irony of Nursing
    Not even a year ago, Stephalump, I'd have agreed with you. It was only recently that I've encountered a truly rotten, necrotized, toxic work environment stemming from atrophied and absent leadership...
    Jul 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Just curious..what color is your stethoscope?
    I had a Classic Littman II SE, green with my name engraved on the bell. It was stolen 2 weeks after I got it. Never saw it again.
    Jul 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Lazy coworkers
    Unfortunately, this is a common argument amongst the small-minded. Typically, those with no real knowledge of the military assume that we're loose cannons, mouth-breathing grunts or at our very...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. Thoughts on CPR?
    OP, this is a pretty easy question. The method of CPR utilized depends on the setting. If you're on the street, compressions only. The decreasing pH of the blood in a person who is not exchanging...
    Jul 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Lazy coworkers
    Oh yes, yes. Please bring on the assumptions, military stereotypes and generalizations about my character/nursing abilities/compassion because you don't like what I have to say. It will clearly...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. Lazy coworkers
    SU2013, your threads--once posted--are not your own. Everyone has a right to comment. If you can't handle the opinions of people online/do your own research/respond appropriately, then please...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. Lazy coworkers
    Dang it, Cream and Sugar! You beat me on this one.
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. Tattoos
    I wouldn't waste your time, Cream and Sugar. Looks like a pattern is developing... http://allnurses.com/nursing-and-pro...ml#post8045362...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. discriminated
    Relax, guys. The OP clearly has a lot of homework. http://allnurses.com/nursing-and-professionalism/lazy-coworkers-939389.html#post8045362...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. Applying out of state? Licensure
    Most hospitals require that you have an active license in their states before you'll be eligible to apply. Work on figuring out where you'd like to go, check out the job market, and then apply for a...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. Do you ever contend with pesty ancillary staff?
    This has to be one of my biggest pet peeves about working days. The offenders are almost invariably looking to shove off a task that they don't feel like completing onto the nurse. The keyword is...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. The Red Line of NA's Who Ask Lots of Questions
    I encourage techs to ask questions of me. However, as PPs have said, there is a time and place for certain questions that do not directly pertain to your job as a tech. Did you get a blood...
    Jul 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Is it *that* hard for everyone??
    I was a traditional college student. I not only enjoyed but excelled through pre-reqs. I ate up the hard sciences and found them fascinating. OP, don't believe the "OMG, pre-reqs/nursing school...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Any good Nursing reality tv shows?
    The coupling of the adjective "good" with the term "reality TV" ought to answer your question for you....
    Jul 29
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Air Force/Decision-making help needed!!!
    I don't recommend folks join the service right now in the nurse corps unless they're interested in doing nothing other than military nursing. It's not the party folks will tell you it is.
    Jul 29
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  16. Narcan
    That's a bunch of crap. We used to give narcan on a semi-regular basis. We had no monitoring capabilities on my ward and we didn't transfer patients post-administration.
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. Are LPNs being phased out?
    Please search the copious threads that already exist on this topic. This subject has been discussed very nearly to death every year or so.... ...
    Jul 27
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Army Reserve
    As I understand it, the Army is no longer offering a board certification retention bonus. A friend of mine signed on for another 4 years at $20,000 a year and isn't sure she'll see the bonus at all.
    Jul 17
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  19. Shy introverts can be great at nursing!
    I enjoy nights. I'm very definitely an introvert and a natural night owl. It's difficult for me to tell what motivates my love for nights more: my introversion or my admittedly strange sleep...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. MSU nurse admission essay
    Happy to help!
    Jul 17
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Surrendering RN Scope!
    Ahhhahahaa...I don't know whether to laugh or cry. Here, take my license now. It's clearly worthless.
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  22. Male patient refuses Female Nurse
    I'm sorry this has happened to you. If the sexes had been reversed, you'd have a media-worthy story on your hands. All people--regardless of their sex--deserve to be treated with respect and to...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  23. PTSD & Nurses
    When I worked at a major military medical facility, nursing was routinely screened for PTSD. We cared for Soldiers who had endured significant traumas. Hearing their stories repeatedly put us at...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. Infusion RN for new grad with lots of IV experience prior to RN school
    Absolutely. I can't imagine any experience would be a bad thing in this economy! Best of luck at the new job!
    Jul 17
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  25. Infusion RN for new grad with lots of IV experience prior to RN school
    Some of the things you'll see in Infusion nursing won't follow you to OB, and I can't imagine you'll see too many central lines unless the patient has severe hyperemesis, but they're good skills to...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing


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