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  1. Psych nursing is easy
    Give it some time and you may change your mind. I'm a float nurse and float to psych on a regular basis and trust me it isn't as easy as you think it is. Yes, I get my breaks and all of that but...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Would you give a formal 2wk notice when quitting a PRN job
    Give a formal notice. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Abuse in Nursing
    That's a great idea! Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Mar 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. C. Diff in the hallways!
    The heck!! So make sure the DON is there to perform heimlich and clean up all the poop from all the other residents who will contract c-diff from this one patient. Only half kidding. So tired of...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Abuse in Nursing
    If someone hits me I'm pressing charges. I've almost had a patient hit me and I gave him the death look and not even thinking I automatically took a defensive Karate stance and he backed off. I took...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Why did you become nurses?
    I see. Unfortunately my iPhone won't let me quote multiple posts in one reply. If you don't see what you posted in reference to music in my heart then I can't argue anymore about that. I know what I...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Why did you become nurses?
    My math is fine. You were criticizing some of the nurses on here who went into nursing for the money. You basically said that if they are in it for the money then they have no compassion. I asked if...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Why did you become nurses?
    So are you saying you would do this for free? I have compassion but I also need to eat and pay my bills. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Pearson Vue Trick was WRONG!!!!!!!
    I'm sure this has been asked but what's wrong with WAITING for official results from the BON? Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Mar 23
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Why Do People Struggle With Math?
    I have a cousin who is taking his last math class in order to graduate in May. He asked me to tutor him but the main thing I told him in order to be successful at math is to do several problems every...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. How to be a polite patient/family member
    I will close the door if I'm doing an assessment where I'm exposing the patient. But a lot of times the doors are open because the patient doesn't want to be closed and or the patient is confused and...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. How to be a polite patient/family member
    And please tell the person answering the call light what you need. Just don't say you need the nurse. I can't tell you how many times I've gone into a room when the person said they needed the nurse...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Nodding off...
    Unless you have actual documented proof that other employees were sleeping then unfortunately you can't use that information. I worked nights for years and never nodded off but have tapped other...
    Mar 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. HELP! Masking the smell of feces!
    I use Vicks and a mask. I apologize to the patient but I'm sure they would rather have a nurse in a mask versus a nurse gagging the whole time. Only certain smells get to me. Poop doesn't usually...
    Mar 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Baby Friendly- getting a tad over the top
    You actually think that post was professional? Wow! A lot of us come to this board for advice and this thread interested me because my boss asked if I could start floating to the mom and baby...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Baby Friendly- getting a tad over the top
    Perfect example. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Mar 1
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. Baby Friendly- getting a tad over the top
    You have been jumping down everyone's throat who has a different opinion than you throughout this entire thread. Baby friendly can be a good thing but the way you are forcing your opinion down...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. "I'm going to smash your face in"
    If I were the other nurse I would get a restraining order and go straight to HR about the incident. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Feb 27
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. Overtime dependent nurses
    When I first started with nursing I got a taste of all the extra money I could make with the unlimited amount of OT my employer provided. It became a vicious cycle with me being burnt out with a lot...
    Feb 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. forced to come in on days off?
    To be honest it sounds like you need to find another job. You want to be loyal to the company but they are treating you like crap. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Feb 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Do you like your job?
    Nope I don't like it at all and I work the bare minimal to pay my bills. Thank goodness I'm a floater otherwise I would have left years ago. I do have another PRN job that I like in a clinic and that...
    Feb 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. forced to come in on days off?
    What are you're on call policies? You said you are a manager why can't you start disciplinary actions against the nurses who are refusing to come in on their call shift? Sent from my iPhone using...
    Feb 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Student nurse/patient relationship boundaries
    I think you should tell your instructor. You don't want her to find out from someone else. You can be concerned about a patient's outcome but there's also a way to do it and remain detached. A...
    Feb 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Bedside report is so much easier
    I don't think bedside report is easier but I like it better. After having 4 codes after going in to see my patients after report was given outside the room, I insist on bedside report now. For the...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Hospital staff/no weekends/holidays
    I don't have to work weekends, nights or holidays but I'm PRN too. But a full time staff nurse doing this? Boy oh boy there's about to be a war on that floor. Sent from my iPhone using...
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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