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  1. First time a patient didn't like me
    As a student, I had an elderly confused patient during my rotation in the ICU. He was put on restraints, and every time I was near or in his room, he started screaming at me, "HEY FATA**, get me out...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Homecare Nurses
    I currently work 12 hr night shifts in home care with a pediatric vent-dependent patient. I work in the hall outside the room, or go downstairs for 5-15 minutes at a time with a baby monitor on. I...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Camp Omigosh Nearly Derails a Camp Nurse
    All the "terrible" things you listed about what you had to put up with at camp sounded fine to me - your description of busy camp nursing with all it's pitfalls and emergencies actually seems right...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. New Grad considering Home Health Nursing
    I am also a new grad & took an RN position in home health after applying to at least eighty positions over three months with no call backs. I am not worried about getting stuck - I plan to wait a...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Just when you think you've seen/heard it all.........
    I don't understand... why is somebody who is dying of liver failure not a good candidate for hospice? Also, is it not painful to have ES liver disease? Why are we labeling him as a med-seeker?
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Racial Biases Against Patients: Another Issue To Ponder
    I think the term "blacks" should be changed to African-Americans, especially because Caucasians are not referred to as "whites" in the same article. It comes off as racially insensitive, ironically...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Over 40 and just starting . . .
    I just finished an ADN program, I'm 31 and have a 4 year old at home. About 1/2 of my classmates were between their 30's-40's, and there were a few in their fifties. The best advice that I got...
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Home Health for Single Moms??
    I'm in a similar situation, except my child is 3 and preschool is out for the summer. Since I only work 3 twelve hour night shifts a week, I found a teen who wants a p/t summer job and will babysit...
    May 1, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. RN job interviews? Advice please! :)
    Hi there, I am a new graduate RN, and after about three months of applying to over fifty jobs, I scored two interviews and just had my first offer. I found this new graduate nurse interview handbook...
    Mar 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance