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  1. Rn to bsn, wgu or uta?
    I also skipped UTA after finding out I had to take History of Texas. I just dont need it in Minnesota!
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  2. Was I at fault? the nurse embarrassed me in front of others.
    Sounds like she was just mad at having to clean a patient up. It happens.
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Pulled from floor by "Men in Black"
    ps: One of them was a risk manager.
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Pulled from floor by "Men in Black"
    They were the hospitals legal team. They gave me their card, my manager was present I have left out details...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Pulled from floor by "Men in Black"
    I was working, and a group of suited up men pulled me from the floor and asked me questions about a patient's care. Afterwards, my charge nurse said that more than likely there is a law suit in the...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Is this holding me back?
    I work on a floor where practically everyone is either on dialysis, tons of steroids or both. Nurses on my unit do not start IV's. I have been told that it is because all of the patients are...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. RN's forced to do CNA work
    We are expected to do both, our job and the NA's job if the NA's have to sit. I would DIE to do one or the other. It stinks when I have six patients, four are totals and one has over 30 meds to be...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. MD screaming at RN's in front of patients regularly
    We have a lateral violence policy where I work. It says that things need to be handled in private. If anyone is rude to anyone for any reason in front of a third person, that's a voilation of...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Bad week
    I am a new nurse. I have today off and still do not want to go back tomorrow. It was too stressful.
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Bad week
    I am starting to think that six patients is too much for me and I will never be able to be a good nurse. I just had a really bad week. I had three doctors yell at me. One yelled at me because a...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Feeling awful
    I was working yesterday, and found a nurse I was working with in a total meltdown. She had been overwhelmed all night long, and other people were trying to help her out, but her patient's required...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Asked to start a new graduate discussion group
    The floor I am on has at least 5 new grads at a time working over different shifts. My boss asked me if I would lead a new graduate discussion group to help ease them into the role. When I asked...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. NO LUNCH???  NO BREAKS???   Is that common in nursing?????
    We are assigned a "buddy" at the start of the shift and at shift change we discuss what time we like our break...it's pretty soft schedule, I mean, if I have a patient not doing so great at 1:30, I...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How to handle a situation
    The call bell attendant answers the bells and tells the person the nurse will be with them shortly. Then she calls us in. She does not leave her seat, however, our pharmacy supplies and bp machines...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. How to handle a situation
    Oh one more example was that I had two of my six patients that were not doing so hot. Both were complaining of being short of breath and I was trying to deal with both at the same time. Meanwhile a...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. How to handle a situation
    I am new. I have not had time to make a lot of friends in my new job, but I do have some. My issue is that one of the nursing assistants and an bell answer service attendant have teamed up to make...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. My rose colored glasses got knocked off!
    I am wondering if I have the wrong job or if this is nursing. I wanted to become a nurse because I love working with people (even difficult ones) and I want to help people. I love my actual job. I...
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Should I be worried?
    I got written up for it. I am pretty angry at my preceptor.
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  19. Should I be worried?
    I got an email that I have a meeting with my Nurse Manager this morning to discuss what happened. I plan to tell her the facts of what happened, but I dont know how much detail to give her on my...
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  20. Should I be worried?
    I am a new grad and still have a preceptor. On my third night of working, my preceptor fillout out a safety violation report on me and I do not know what to expect. I did not know that I needed to...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  21. ECPI what do I need to know (RN to BSN)
    Sorry, I'm on a rotating schedule, I cant attend classes no matter where they are.
    Apr 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  22. ECPI what do I need to know (RN to BSN)
    It is accredited. It cost just over 27k, but it appears that I can take the required microbiology class online???
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  23. RN (diploma) to BSN
    I am having a tough time choosing a school. I have been rejected by a few because they do not accept my nursing school credits because it is a diploma of nursing. I noticed that Mount Olive will...
    Apr 10, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Books that helped me
    I passed the nclex in 75 questions and thought I'd share what I used I used questions from the disc on: Saunders Mosby then for prioritization, psychology I bought a book called...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. How nervous were you when you took the NCLEX?
    I was so nervous that when it turned off at 75 questions I jumped and thought I broke the computer.
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series


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