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  1. Need help with decision
    I would personally avoid the night shift if you can; been there and done that, it's tough. The diff. was great but it wasn't worth what it did to my body [it turns the circadiane rhythm upside down],...
    Aug 28, '03
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. Welcome, New York Nurses!
    I take it you attended MSW @ GGH. I attended there also and I'm also an employee of the system. Yes, both are still up and running; and quite proficiently from what I hear. Marion has the biggest...
    Aug 28, '03
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. Finishing my Bachelor's
    Do you really think there are any cons? I don't. I have been a M/S nurse for a few years now, I have had as many as ten pts on one shift. It was absolutely crazy- I now work mental health because of...
    Aug 22, '03
    Forum: New York Nursing
  4. Just Gotta Vent
    Thanks for the support ainz;and I agree 100%. Nurses need to realize, especially new grads that the more you are willing to accept [work load tht is] the more the heirarchy will expect; learn to set...
    Aug 22, '03
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  5. From Med/Surg to Psych?
    Nothing left to say except, psych is OUTSTANDING-it offers many rewards that M/S can't compare to. Granted it's not for everyone, but anyone who has an ounce of understanding and a pint of compassion...
    Aug 22, '03
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Just Gotta Vent
    "....I was so busy with the 3 fresh post-ops, and one addmission that I didn't get to do the 24 hr chart checks until 0500...., ....I had 2 getting blood, and one fresh gastric bypass....." did...
    Aug 21, '03
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  7. Do you live in the City or Upstate?
    Hey GPNANGEL/neighbor, which facility do you work at? maybe I can help. feel free to pm
    Aug 21, '03
    Forum: New York Nursing
  8. From Med/Surg to Psych?
    Yes, head furst-lol. I decided after several month of total chaos [in M/S], I needed a change. [To be perfectly honest it's been total chaos since my hire 2.5 years ago.] I petitioned the nurse...
    Aug 21, '03
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. Do you live in the City or Upstate?
    Yates County here!! In the Fingerlakes Region on Keuka Lake; it's definately Gods' country. We moved in from MA approximately seven years and are really glad we did.
    Aug 20, '03
    Forum: New York Nursing
  10. From Med/Surg to Psych?
    Hello Smack, Writing as a nurse who recently did just that, I'm very happy with my decision. I LOVE mental health. Unfortunately the staff at this particular facility, leaves more than enough to...
    Aug 20, '03
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. Welcome, New York Nurses!
    Greetings from the FingerLakes region. I'm looking foward to many thought provoking discussions.
    Aug 20, '03
    Forum: New York Nursing


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