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  1. Nursing School Vs Med School, no comparison
    It is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing. - Bill @ the Globe
    May 28
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. Do you always wear a suit to an interview???
    Suit, unless given specific instructions otherwise.
    May 27
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. dressing code
    Business formal. A suit. At least, a jacket.
    May 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Questions! Help!
    It sounds like you want to take care of healthy babies. Perhaps you should look into early childhood education instead of nursing.
    May 26
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. Nursing students eat their young too.
    This is not a universal experience. My cohort regularly made themselves available to support and encourage new students, starting at orientation. I'm not invalidating your experience, it sounds...
    May 25
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Questions from prospective NP
    Specifically about math: a BSN will require College Algebra... And college algebra is usually a prerequisite for the chemistry that will be a prerequisite for the Microbiology that you will need......
    May 20
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Is it really worth it... So Miserable!! So Insecure!!
    I won't repeat what previous posters have said; which you seem to have taken to heart. I will encourage you to look at the big picture... Where do you want to be in a year? 5 years? Is this job...
    May 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Torn
    "Do you guys think it is possible to actually do the three 12's, and 8 hr education class and do a prn shift every week?" Yes, absolutely. I finished a similar four month residency last year, that...
    May 13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. My work Experience on the Resume. Please advice.
    I stayed home with my kids for many years before becoming an RN. I had a section on my resume for "related experience" and "other experience." Under related I put my student preceptorship and...
    May 11
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  10. Clinical Question:  Continuous PCA Infusions w/ XYZ Drip
    In my facility, we would not use a continuous PCA, we would just have a fentanyl drip. For titratable drips, our protocol is to use low sorb tubing that does not have y connection and use a manifold....
    May 7
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  11. Employee Training
    I've looked through the sticky at the top, and I'm not sure how this should be address, if at all. Annual, mandatory employee training: there is homework assigned which included some short answer...
    Apr 28
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  12. USC Keck RN Residency August 2015
    The application will go live on May 4, and you must have all your supporting documents ready to upload with the application. So yes, that's when it's available, and due.
    Apr 22
    Forum: California Nursing
  13. English (Career) Assignment
    I think the assignment is to craft a cover letter asking for a job interview? (Perhaps I'm being too generous.) But if I'm right, pick a local hospital, Google the hospital name and "nurse...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Central line dressing days
    For what it's worth: My ICU changes central line dressings on Sundays and PRN. If it was inserted on Saturday, it gets changes on Sunday. This does occasional result in additional dressing...
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Ativan Diffuser
    Hypolorazepamemia. It's a thing.
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Planner for nursing school
    I used google calendar and Google tasks. I like being able to color code things, and I like the check boxes for tasks. Being able to see my schedule, as well as assignments on my phone helped with...
    Mar 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Judge issues order enforcing nurse quarantine in Maine
    Yep, here's an update from Reuters:Judge eases limits on nurse who treated Ebola patients | Reuters What a relief. Guess I won't mail my strongly worded protest. :)
    Oct 31, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  18. Judge issues order enforcing nurse quarantine in Maine
    Judge issues order enforcing Ebola isolation of defiant Maine nurse The...
    Oct 31, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  19. Knitting during class: ok or not?
    I too am surprised at the negative responses here. As a previous instructor (not nursing) I never judged engagement by who kept eye contact the longest or who kept completely still. I evaluated...
    Oct 25, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Do you "tell" Facebook where you work?
    Nowp P
    Jul 31, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. APU ELM for Fall 2014
    Or rent your books... I got some great deals on amazon with rentals.
    Jul 30, '14
    Forum: California Nursing
  22. New Grads: how long did it take you to find a job, or how long have you been ...
    Los Angeles, CA Finished BSN March '14 Licensed April '14 Applied to 50+ jobs Too many rejections to count, 7 interviews, multiple offers Accepted offer at end of June, will start New Grad ICU...
    Jul 17, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. New Grad orientation...
    duplicate post.
    Jul 17, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. New Grad orientation...
    About to start 21 weeks new grad (paid) program in the ICU.
    Jul 14, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Posting Licensed Number in social media
    I'm not sure why it's a big deal. All you need is my last name in my state and you can get my license number; I'm the only RN with my last name, and the other non-RN license is a relative. That's...
    Jun 15, '14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges

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