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  1. soapier format or sbar
    Nothing that I can see from the original post. The author of this post would get better answers if the questions were clearer.
    Sep 18
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. My experience as a NS and CNA
    You would quit that in a heartbeat, leaving all the other CNAs to take up your slack? Not to mention leaving the patients with even less care. Yeah, way to go... :rolleyes:
    Sep 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. If you accept a job, stay at least a year
    My biggest problem with the whole thing is that patients are the ones who suffer from short-staffing. And giving 2 weeks' notice is not long enough for a new person to be trained to take their place.
    Sep 16
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. If you accept a job, stay at least a year
    Good question, they've asked all the previous employees what's up but I think the key is finding out why all the new ones want to leave so that things can hopefully be improved. Sad sad situation. ...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. If you accept a job, stay at least a year
    When I saw this thread, I thought of my own little hospital. On my unit (20 beds), they hired 6 new grads in May. All have now quit, some with 2 whole weeks notice and some who just said they...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. Warning----Fashionista in the House
    Doctor's wife (who happened to be an RN) put a full face of make up on the morning of surgery. I guess the no make up, no jewelry thing wasn't meant for her.:cheeky:
    Sep 13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  7. Is it okay to tape record on my phone my patient's report?
    The purpose of the brain sheet is so you don't need to write everything down. Defeats the purpose if you write everything down on paper THEN write it again on your brain sheet. Good luck finding...
    Sep 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Pearson Vue: Bullies?
    I voted, in jest, but honestly, I had to wait 6 flippin weeks when I took the LPN boards in `87. I'll be taking my RN boards this coming winter and I'll be thrilled that I can find out in 48 hours....
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Is This Bullying?
    I gave my patient red jello tonight for real and it was all I could do not to crack up laughing as I handed it to him. Thanks AN! LOL
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Is This Bullying?
    Oh I remember and love that thread well!
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Does your school discourage working?
    Our programs recommends working 16 hours or less per week. I work 24 hours a week and have been ok. However, some classmates who tried to work more than that have struggled. I think a lot depends...
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Full liquid diet-smoothies o.k.?
    I'd check with a dietician affiliated with your facility.
    Aug 20
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  13. Is This Bullying?
    noooo, Kentucky's abbreviation is in KY jelly the lubricant :roflmao:
    Aug 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Is This Bullying?
    I've been waiting for someone to post something like this....glad it was someone with a sense of humor LOL
    Aug 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Is This Bullying?
    OMG I have never hit "like" on so many posts in 1 thread! LOL love it!!!
    Aug 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. You will not learn anything in the conference room!
    You'll have to pardon me if I don't see how that was a practical way to learn anything about nursing. Having one patient for each student is still better than watching anything Hollywood dreams up. ...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. LPN
    There is section for Excelsior College under the Colleges tab at the top of the page. I'm sure you will find many there who can answer questions for you. :)
    Aug 17
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  18. You will not learn anything in the conference room!
    This is school wide for us and our actual care plans aren't due until the next week. We must have a concept map completed before we leave clinical though that the instructor has to approve of. ...
    Aug 16
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. You will not learn anything in the conference room!
    That's how it was done 20+ years ago when I was in LPN school but not now. It's crazy!
    Aug 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Where and when do you study?
    Currently, I study best on my covered patio. No inside distractions and I live in a pretty quiet area. However, I don't know what I'm going to do when it gets too cold to sit outside!
    Aug 15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. You will not learn anything in the conference room!
    As much as I agree that students should be out on the floor (and in my years as an LPN have complained plenty about those who sit in the break room/conference room all day), I was shocked in my RN...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Came across this gem...
    LOL love it!
    Aug 4
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. 10 Study Tips that will Make Nursing School Easier
    Nursing exam study guide? Who gets those?!
    Jul 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Bsn programs are harder than Adn
    And no physician is going to ask you if you are ADN or BSN before asking you something about a patient either.
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Getting blood out of scrubs/ Dying scrubs/ Crafts
    Btw, hydrogen peroxide followed by cold water is a good way to get blood stains out before they are set in by the dryer
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear