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  1. Spread too thin: what would you have done?
    I was thrilled to be accepted to a summer externship program. I had the summer ahead of me free to focus on furthering the long transition into this new role, and I got ready by reading up on the...
    Jul 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. How do you unwind...
    ....after a 12 hour shift? I'm doing an externship and this is the first time I've ever worked 12 hours at anything. I have a busy family and I'm used to putting out fires, but I'm astounded by the...
    Jun 17
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  3. Anyone going to Congress?
    I am so curious! What are the circumstances which have you going to congress? If you're going as a nursing representative and are lobbying for improvements, then.....thank you! If this is not...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  4. Feeling like a new grad again
    Don't give up LittleGucciPiggy! You are doing the work and getting your ducks in a row! Keep on keepin on!
    Apr 9
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  5. New Grad RN - Interview Help!
    Hi CeeCee, I wish you the best of luck on your interview. I am a student and I just went through two interviews for externships. The first one was for a cancer center, and I got accepted. The...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  6. Davis's Lab Handbook Rant
    Davis's Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications(the yellow one): NOT comprehensive. You can't find Basic/Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (under any name)...
    Oct 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Has Nursing Made You a Homebody?
    I started to get like this in nursing SCHOOL.
    May 20, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  8. Anyone had serious doubts...about nursing and about self?
    I love the great shares on this. Please keep on.
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  9. The Boy at the Bottom of the Stairs
    What a great article. Leo could hold down the lead role in a series for sure, I would tune in. I hope I can hold the vision of what nursing means to me and why I want to do it as you have. My...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  10. Keeping Family Intact
    Hey Fellow Students, How do you balance studying/school, work and family time? How do you switch gears when it is time to be with your kids? I struggle with this a lot, and keep reminding myself...
    Nov 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Online BSN - Is it taken seriously?
    Quote from tokmom: "Another co worker is going the online route with a local university. Her program seems to be working for her. She is trying to figure out how she will take off 3 weeks to do her...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Hurricane Sandy - Wishing Everyone To Stay Safe
    What does "paper downtime" mean?
    Oct 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Sandy Storm whom do I serve?
    Your heart made your decision for you this time. You've paid your dues, nothing to prove! May your decicion be honored by all. Hope your husband stays safe too.
    Oct 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. Question re: NLN exam at LaSalle
    Yes, you're right ashley nicole. I called and the lady told me that Nov/Dec. is filled. That gives me....hmm. three days to study for the October date on Wednesday. Wish me luck!
    Oct 21, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  15. Question re: NLN exam at LaSalle
    When I went to register for the NLN exam at LaSalle, there are six openings for a date next week. The scheduled dates in November and December both have zero openings. Is this because they already...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  16. Nursing Student in Recovery
    Hey JessKidding, how are you? Sure hope you're hangin in there on the sunny side of the street!
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. Anyone had serious doubts...about nursing and about self?
    Thanks to you too! That validation must have felt good, a little goes a long way when it comes to instructors. I love this board!
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  18. Does education have a "soul," and how much should you pay for it?
    Good thoughts. I am in love with the idea of the type of school it is, its true, but---its the BSN as much or more that I need! It's not as deep as I thought. It IS down to personal preference,...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  19. Anyone had serious doubts...about nursing and about self?
    Well, I just had a procedure done in a magnet hospital, and perfect the nurses were not! I realized after I left that the nurse who took care of me did zero teaching before I was discharged--I...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  20. troubled past
    That's the past. You're sincere, so leave it behind. But if you want to know what exactly might come up to haunt you, go ahead and do your criminal background check before you apply for the nursing...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  21. Does education have a "soul," and how much should you pay for it?
    Yeah, when you talk about a "good school:" that could mean different things to different people. To me, it's: how good you're prepared for the job your aiming for, the customer service aspect of...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. Does education have a "soul," and how much should you pay for it?
    Please hack my thinking on this, the crusty old bats especially: I'm already accepted in this CC ADN program, have already completed one semester with clinicals. The program I'm thinking of...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. Anyone had serious doubts...about nursing and about self?
    Wow! You are all amazing. I'm uplifted....I'm going to friend all of you!!! I can't read the new posts or I will commit an even more heinous time management fail. ttfn, ta ta for now Must. ...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  24. Anyone had serious doubts...about nursing and about self?
    All of your views are so welcomed, I so need to hear this, know this. It feels great to be able to get off the superficial level and be real. An old friend of mine went to college for years to be a...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  25. Anyone had serious doubts...about nursing and about self?
    So, nursing culture proper IS/can be sort of like the high-schoolish nursing school culture. Depending. Depending on where you work, who you're with... However... I know I'm part of the problem. ...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality


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