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  1. Mandated colors
    Royal blue and/or white. In my ER we get to wear pink on Fridays year round (for breast cancer awareness). Any brand or style. Shoes are whatever we want which is nice, makes it easier to find...
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. do you follow up with your patients?
    Thanks for the feedback, and heaven forgive me for a TYPO....:sarcastic:
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Lawsuit Claims Nurse Was 'Worked to Death'
    YES!!! JC definetly needs to look at staffing ratios! There is enough evidence to support the fact that there is a significant safety issue here...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. do you follow up with your patients?
    I've seen this mostly on ER shows like NY ER or Trauma : (but this question could apply to anyone in any dept) where doctors and nurses go check on a particular patient to see how they're doing. ...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. ATI Predictor vs. pass or fail?
    I'm curious.... How did you do on your ATI (or HESI) predictor, and did you pass or fail NCLEX first try? My predictor scores were 98%, and then 96% on ATI... and test next week. Getting...
    Oct 29, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Mary Hogan review compared to NCLEX
    Im working on Hogan right now, and test next Saturday, so I'll post how I do. I've been averaging around 72 in Hogan. I got a 98% probability of passing when I did my ATI Predictor. To me, Hogan...
    Oct 29, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Telemetry Tech Training
    Our tele techs take a course on EKG interpretation, about 32 hours of class time and some study at home. Some were CNA/PCT, patient transport etc. At my hospital they pay $3-4 more an hour for a...
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  8. LD Nursing in Dubai or Qatar?
    Also curious for some input on this
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Unique jobs?
    Im curious what are some nursing jobs that aren't your typical hospital or clinic setting. I've considered going over seas for a while, or trying to get on a cruise ship, I'm also interested in...
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Lakeland Regional?
    Can anyone offer any input on LRMC? Did you like working there? any Pros/cons? How competetive is salary and benefits? Any info you can provide for a new grad considering working there is much...
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  11. ANCC Emergency Nurse Practitione ENP-BC
    This is awesome! Thanks for sharing! I'm a long ways off, but this is definetly something to look into for the future.
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. ED Cheat sheet?
    On occasion I can write a quick note on my gloved hand if I don't have anything else handy. Of course I usually toss the gloves and forget what I wrote....
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Charting Bloopers
    I wonder how many of these errors are due to transcription or scribe mis-interpretation. Still hilarious, so keep em coming!
    Aug 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Relax. Your past won't haunt you.
    Years ago my sister made some false accusations and tried to have me arrested. (really, I guess she could have been charged with 911 abuse or something, this was not the only time she did something...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. What do you like least/most about private duty?
    I'm thinking about doing a some private duty or home health, just as a side job and hope to work in a hospital full time. Gotta take a second job at least for a while to pay down student...
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. "Fake" or Nonprescriptive Eyeglasses
    Hipsters....:yawn: I do wear needed glasses, but not as often as I should. They are a pain, and I can see ok enough most of the time. I find I am needing them more and more for computer work,...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. What study habits work and don't work for nursing school?
    do some review each day. Don't try to cram it all in the day before the test because you will never make thru all the material in one night. Practice questions!!! Get the workbooks that go with...
    Aug 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. How much of your cohort did you "lose"?
    You hit the nail on the head here.. all the people that have been having problems are the ones that party, are lazy, show up late, dont follow instruction, don't pay attention in lecture, complain,...
    Aug 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. How much of your cohort did you "lose"?
    My cohort is 22, we graduate in September (woohoooo!!!!!). One failed a course, and repeated, and is now a term behind us, another delivered her baby very early (was due during break) and had to...
    Aug 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. The end is near... Yay!!!
    I passed my ATI comprehensive predictor this week, (required before our name will be submitted to get our sit pass) Another step closer! Good luck everyone, we CAN do it!!!
    Jul 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. For-profit nursing school/hands-on training practice at home/
    I graduate a for profit school in Sept. with an ADN. Definetly check into accreditation. If the school does not have NLN, its not the end of the world, you will still be able to find a job and you...
    Jul 20, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Question about what stethoscope to buy for nursing program?
    Had a prestige and it was awful, couldn't hear anything with it. I now have a Littmann master classic 2 and absolutely love it. The MDF MD1 is just as good as a littmann, but a little cheaper. ...
    Jul 20, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Wondering about this class
    I'm taking Intro to Critical Thinking now, my last semester. It's really not difficult, but there's a lot of essays, online discussion posts (online class) and it can get to be time consuming. I'd...
    Jul 20, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Advice for Peds/OB
    I'd never spent much time around kids, so it was very awkward getting used to being on a ped's floor. They were great tho, and I had a blast. I only had 2 days of OB, saw 2 c sections the first,...
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Any tips on how to succeed in nursing school?
    This, and managing your time wisely. Do some review everyday.
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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