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  1. Maybe its just the floor but...
    Good for you!
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Creative pursuits-Writing, blogging or fishing?
    Honestly the only blogs I ever read are those of friends, when they send a link to me directly. I use my down time w family, reading EBP and research, or playing mindnumbing repetative computer...
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  3. Stupid things said by your non-nurse significant other
    Oh, my. LMBO!!! I can just hear the comments at the nurses' station!:uhoh3:
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. Did you learn something that they couldn't teach in a book as a nursing student?
    lol!!
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Challenges you face as a guy, working as a L&D nurse?
    Best wishes to ya! Collegues in Nsg school had problem's w/ pts not wanting a male nurse, or sn... I can sympathize in not wanting another guy looking at my hoo hoo while I labor... but hey, best...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. how much orientation did you receive as a new grad?
    Never worked at either, but having been a pt at one, and having friends working at both, St Joe's is more respected... St Mary's is in a much rougher part of town, and is STRAPPED. St Joe's has a...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Question RE posts by student nurses
    Ouch. Case in point. Yes, I realize the comment is Cliche... but really? nasty, nasty. :-/ Never said you should do anyone's homework... just said nastiness isn't called for, Nurse.
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Creative pursuits-Writing, blogging or fishing?
    Can't blog, or write poetry...takes over my thinking... can't spare the brain cells! Maybe in a few more years!!
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  9. Your most annoying, obnoxious family member stories
    WOOOOOwwwww..... Can you say, "Patient Endangerment?" What an idiot.
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. how much orientation did you receive as a new grad?
    "~I am hoping to snag a position at a Carondelet hospital (SM, or SJ ideally), as they have a RN to BSN, BSN to MSN programs, and I would love to get a position and plant my feet there for a good...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Question RE posts by student nurses
    BAHAHAHA... I am partially in Community Health, and that is what we do... ;-)
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Question RE posts by student nurses
    I'm thinking this is the most spot on comment in the entire thread. "I've also found that without the knowledge of veterans, GNs are lost... and I've learned with the knowledge of GN's, a lot of...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Explaining post op pain to patients
    "I hate to be blunt but are you or your anesthesiologists letting your patients pain get ahead of them?" Anticipate that there will be pain! Pain meds shouldn't be relient on a pt telling you...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Patient Education
  14. Maybe its just the floor but...
    Chain of command, hon. DOCUMENT issues. Be specific, be non-judgmental. Just the facts. It's not about how this is making you feel, it's about the safety of the patients. Then talk to your manager...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Beginning My Journey Into Nursing
    I'm a new grad... less than a year of practice... I asked (being silly) today if it would be weird that I skipped my way through work... It's not all terrifying. I certainly have days where I feel...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  16. Wsu nursing interview
    Congrats on the interview!!!! Expect things like, "What made you want to go into nursing" Tell me about something that happened in your life that you wish you had gone better, and why. ...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I am seriously looking at nursing.  I have a long good/bad history with schooling
    just a couple changes... Work your A$$ OFF...get great grades, and GET ALONG w/ preceptors and instructors.... the greatest number of students that I went to school with were hired on units they...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. When giving Phenergan through an IV push, how do I know how long to give it for?
    Dilute well and push sloooooowwwllllyyyyy.... :-) and read the warnings... you'll see them tested on somewhere down the road... ...
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Unusual physician order
    I know you all are super, incredibly busy, but just a couple q's.... You said she is on a toileting schedule, but how often? If she's waiting too long, and can't hold it, as you suggest, maybe she's...
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Funny things patients say !
    approx 30 min conversations w/ an Alzheimer's pt in a cardiac step down, who had just had a TURP... "I need to pee" "It's ok, sir, go ahead and go" "Go where?" "Pee" (Tries to get up) ...
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. Oh, the Q is silent...
    "Die-Law-tid" But the "tid" is in between "tid" and "did" :-p
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. Oh, the Q is silent...
    It's like an itty bitty rap song in a word! LOL
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. Unusual physician order
    Maybe this is a case of "CYB" for the Doc? If it's something he knows is difficult to change (lets face it, the facility probably isn't ripping out carpets on Dr's orders!), and relatives could be...
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Life is bare bones on the Lakota reservation
    http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/10/airing-friday-2020-looks-at-the-children-of-pine-ridge/ This is on this Friday. It looks interesting!
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Life is bare bones on the Lakota reservation
    Juleianneb I posted my # on your wall... call if you'd like to chat. :-)
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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