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  1. Help....I Can't Take it Anymore!!! - Nurses Coping with Stress
    I was once there. With the never-ending stress from patients and annoying family members, disorganization, short staffing and bad management, and dramas among coworkers, I grew to hate my nursing job...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. If you werent a nurse, what other career would you do?
    A full time traveller!! And also a full time writer/author too :D
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. How many different nursing positions have you had?
    RN coming to 3 years next month. Work in med-surg unit in the same hospital and just received a promotion early this year. Going back to school and the part time course is starting in 2 weeks....
    Jul 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. "I'm not the doctor!"
    Yes!! I totally agree!! I hate people who think that we nurses are stupid, like we spent 3-4 years in nursing school for nothing. But I have to say, as much as I always do my best to stand strong...
    May 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. How important is your 'look' as a nurse
    Sorry I didn't know that!! Thanks for telling me in a nice way and not judging and criticizing me for being ignorant.
    May 22
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. Oh oh, the patient is a nurse
    After years of experience in nursing, actually... to my surprise.. the nurses r one of the most pain in the butt patients (top 1 is teachers)...
    May 22
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  7. How important is your 'look' as a nurse
    In healthcare, ur beauty can be thrown out of the window. It is ur attire/grooming and communication skill that counts and they r darn important. Ok ur beauty might work if u work in a aesthetic...
    May 14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. How to deal with angry doctors
    First of all, 99% of the doctors have got so much pride in themselves. Asking the Dr whether he is familiar with his own patient is a huge blow to his ego. Questions like this will only make the Dr...
    May 14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Nurse's vent!
    I've been through a lot when I was in my early 20s. when I decided to reinvent my life, I told my family that i wanted to join nursing. My parents and my brother had doubts about my capability. To...
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. More ridiculous complaints
    i received the first complaint about me soon on my[color=#ff3366] third month of work. the patient claimed that i gave him a “dirty look” while what i was expressing was actually a surprise + confuse...
    Feb 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  11. My Nursing Career In Six Words
    I hate customer serivce oriented nursing. No I don't work for free. Stop beeping you stupid infusion machine!
    Sep 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  12. Has anyone ever put down your career choice?
    recently i was posted to Emergency Room for my clinical practice. i realized that this is the area where im gonna specialize myself in eventually. and im gonna tell this everyone-- "u better treat us...
    Jan 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. My best orientation mistakes
    it reminds me of one time, we were practicing rectal suppository insertion on a mannequin. a classmate of mine was inserting it w/ her middle finger. my instructor screamed, " y r u using that...
    Dec 22, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. *Vent*  RN's make toast?!?!?!
    there was once a patient asked me to fix the TV screen.... :confused: i said to her, "u know im not a cable fixer right?" then i told her that i'd call the technitian to come & fix it and i just...
    Dec 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Clients? Are they no longer patients?
    well in a sense, because people pay for it. they pay the hospital to get health services. so they are considered as "clients" i guess. but im not a fan of it as well. i feel like this term has...
    Sep 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Nursing is stupid?
    And yea,, I decided to ignore her. I think she probably thinks that a nurse is just a better-paid maid u know...
    Jun 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Nursing is stupid?
    Thanks everybody! I feel a LOT better now Daytonite~ u are right. Thank you!! Koyaanisqatsi~ haha i know.. it sounds funny right?.. but it wasnt funny at all when i heard that.
    Jun 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Nursing is stupid?
    I'm a student nurse. I'm in my second year, and I have to say so far I enjoy every minute of it. I'm happy and satisfied that I have chosen the right course and right future career for myself. I'm so...
    Jun 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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