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  1. Winter 2014 Article Contest - You Pick 4 Winners
    All very good articles it was tough to pick out just four.
    Apr 13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  2. allnurses Reaches 800,000 Member Milestone
    Awesome news! :balloons: Thanks for sharing tnbutterfly.
    Apr 10
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  3. Are you feeling overwhelmed with work?
    I would play relaxing piano music (from my phone and headphones) and sit by myself at lunch by a large window and look outside at the trees/birds. This would usually do the trick. I would also read...
    Apr 6
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  4. Sense of Entitlement
    I had a female patient in for 24 hour observation for chest pain with history of angina. So far all tests were negative. She would really ham it up and become a drama queen when her daughter visited...
    Apr 4
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  5. Sense of Entitlement
    This. All the patients I cared for were VIPs, whether they were the CEOs or a homeless. Before becoming a nurse I learned a great lesson. One day while working in a clinic we had two...
    Apr 4
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  6. Wallpaper or scrubs?
    Now I wear solid teal colored scrubs that are the standard scrubs for the surgery center where I work. When I worked in the hospital I wore solid and/or print scrubs. I liked Dickies and wore...
    Apr 2
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  7. Linda Carter, Student Nurse
    Yeah, I was thinking Wonder woman with a nurse hat on.
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. Nurse Survivalist
    If we swing by the surgery dept. we can get some good metal bowls to boil water. And they have staple guns, saws and power tools for weapons. :up: Hey, I may have Minnie Mouse as my avatar but I...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. Nurse Survivalist
    Yeah, I think I'm hanging out with Clementia but I REFUSE to be zombie bait. :cautious:
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Allergy to epi
    Are you SURE she was a nurse? Or did she just say she is a nurse? (Because we've all read those "I'm a nurse" threads.) :down:
    Mar 28
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. Allergy to epi
    This.....and the epi, and allergic to lantus because "It made my sugar drop", benedryl "made me sleepy", albuterol inhaler "made me feel shaky", strong plastic tape "rips my skin off", Ibuprofen/asa...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. Oh oh! Not again...
    Aww! :facepalm: Bummer. I haven't re-enacted a Carrie scene but the "busy?" remark sparked a memory. Once I was at the nurses station with my computer parked in front of me. I was tapping...
    Mar 27
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  13. Silly random nursing thoughts, one sentence, NO JUDGMENTAL FOLKS ALLOWED
    I like these, they make me ponder.....:yes: Hmmmm (scratching chin) Do they make coffee flavored red bull? Mocha? (I don't know why I'm even thinking about this...I've never had a redbull. lol) ...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. How to be a polite patient/family member
    Semolina, it is appreciated that you took the time and consideration to learn some tips to make things easier for the hospital staff. Thank you. :)
    Mar 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Preceptor
    Glad to hear you had a good first day. :)
    Mar 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Under All, is the Human
    Great article, this touched my heart. Thank you for sharing. When I was in my first quarter of nursing school someone I know was in the ICU intubated. I stayed with him all day one day and had my...
    Mar 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Why did you become nurses?
    I love my cat, I'm sorry that you have had that experience: working with others who only care about themselves and not the patient. :( I have to say it is not like this everywhere. I love my...
    Mar 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Why did you become nurses?
    ^^^^^ That is a good (and interesting question). I feel like it could open a can of worms but here goes..... Personally for the amount of schooling I went through and the responsibility we have...
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. You know you're a nurse if...
    You know when you are a nurse when you have a slip of the tongue and use nursing lingo with people NOT in the medical field and they look at you like you are speaking another language. (You...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. You know you're a nurse if...
    My dog takes phenobarbitol (for seizures) daily and has her own pill box. My husband and I take turns so the pill box is great and helps so she is not under or over medicated. When she first...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. Why did you become nurses?
    Twenty years ago I was a medical assistant for eye surgeons. I went to a class (continuation education) given by ophthalmic nurses and this is what first gave me the desire to be a nurse. Fast...
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Silly random nursing thoughts, one sentence, NO JUDGMENTAL FOLKS ALLOWED
    ^^^^^^ This. All right brillohead, because of that one I almost did a spit take with my coffee.
    Mar 17
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. Received the call today.
    Congratulations as you start your journey. :nurse: You know where to go when you have any questions, need to vent or toot your own horn. We'll be here waiting for you. :up:
    Mar 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Question
    I worked with a few nurses in outpatient/ambulatory surgery and they are now ER and pediatric nurses.
    Mar 15
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  25. Glossary of Nursing/Medical Degrees-Certifications & Allied Heath Certifications
    CRNO-Certified RN in Ophthalmology by the NCBORN (National Certification Board for Ophthalmic Registered Nurse) I thought it would be a Certified Ophthalmic RN be then I would be certified in ...
    Mar 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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