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  1. traveler's conference-live scan for california
    Very efficient use of your time I'd say ๐Ÿ˜‰ ... I did my livescan on a whim while on vacation in LA, worth the effort! Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jul 28
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. does every rn out there hate their job? sonography/x-ray tech instead?
    This RN LOVES his job! Or should I say his career. It is my 2nd career and I have no regrets. Great schedule and great steady pay. I am currently a travel nurse and have no complaints. This is...
    Jul 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. California licensure endorsement verification
    Good luck when you're trying to verify your California license to another state's board of nursing. They don't participate in Nursys and use paper verification forms. Took 3 months for another state...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. How far ahead to make plans to travel?
    To answer your questions: 1. NO, it is not too early to start looking for agencies. It takes time to feel out who you are comfortable with and getting your application/skills...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Fired for Pyxis discrepancy
    I hope you're suing for damages and not your job back. I wouldn't go back to that place at double pay.
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. Travel Nurse Companies for New Grad?
    Why don't you go ahead and start traveling then (if anybody will take you with 6 months experience, and that's doubtful)? You're not listening to our advice anyway. Might as well learn the hard way....
    Jul 22
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Patients wants a back rub
    I once had a patient who requested to have her feet rubbed before sleep. I flat out refused. She said other nurses did it (because they didn't have the courage to say no). I still refused. She...
    Jul 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Will I have a social life as a bsn student at a four year college and as a nurse
    If you love what you're studying, it's not going to be miserable and you will find great balance. Why are you already expecting school to be an awful chore?
    Jul 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Choosing 4th year preceptorship
    If I were you, I'd do my preceptorship in ICU considering your goal is CRNA. NP as well. I'm a tele nurse and it was the first job I could get out of school 3 years ago. I'm stuck still doing tele...
    Jul 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Fired for Pyxis discrepancy
    Depends on the Pyxis setup how meds are returned. One hospital I worked in had a locked box in the drawer under the keyboard where all returned meds withdrawn from Pyxis go. The hospital I'm in now...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. Fired for Pyxis discrepancy
    If YOU are wasting YOU sign in first and have the other nurse witness. Sounds like you did it backwards like someone else said. I read your original post a couple of times and I can see the...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. What is the best thing to do the day before I take my NCLEX, should I study?
    I see no one has mentioned: have sex! What could be better before NCLEX? Not that I thought about it in hindsight ... ๐Ÿ˜
    Jul 18
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. What nursing task do you loathe???
    OMG the trachs ... the TRACHS .... the sluuuuurrrrpp sound of that suction. I am gagging just thinking about it. Good Lord, if I dont see another trach in my lifetime I will be so grateful ... ๐Ÿ˜ ...
    Jul 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Test on July 15 2015 HELP
    I expect you to share the same advice I gave you when you were freakin': JUST DO QUESTIONS and stop the studying 2 days before the test ...๐Ÿ˜œ Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jul 17
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Finding an agency, who will not decline me!
    So for instance if someone did ICU in 2011 for a year and then labor and delivery thereafter until now, I don't agree that they should be placed on ICU assignments in 2015. That just doesn't make...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Test on July 15 2015 HELP
    Told you ... ๐Ÿ˜Ž Now I can say it: congrats! ๐ŸŽ‰ Now go have that beer, RN ... please?!? ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿบ
    Jul 17
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Ask for ER position?
    The worst they can say is no. Try! Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jul 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Live scan fingerprinting for CA license by endorsement?
    I have a FL drivers license, this was not an issue at Livescan, and I don't think it delayed my application at all. The fact that you're getting it done in person is the plus side! Sent from my...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. Test on July 15 2015 HELP
    I think I'M gonna have a beer just for reading this thread ... ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿบ Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jul 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. What is the best thing to do the day before I take my NCLEX, should I study?
    I wish I could smack you right now! ๐Ÿ˜ STOP doing the freaking questions! There is no prize for a perfect score. Pass and run with it. I did about 3000 before the real thing and never scored above...
    Jul 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Test on July 15 2015 HELP
    Ugh, you people and your instant gratifications lol. Think about the nurses that tested in the '80s that had to wait 4 months for results! I did the PVT when I got to my car in the parking lot...
    Jul 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Test on July 15 2015 HELP
    ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ˜Ž ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜ Looks good!
    Jul 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. What is the best thing to do the day before I take my NCLEX, should I study?
    You better NOT be studying or practice questioning today!! Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jul 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Travelers: Do you carry Malpractice (Liability) Insurance?
    I have my own, only because you never know what can lie ahead, and you dont want to depend on anyone else telling you that you are covered under their insurance. This is your way of protecting...
    Jul 14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. Memorial Herman (Houston, Texas) Travelers in Trauma ICU
    I have no desire to take an assignment in Texas, but I just had to share a video made with Memorial Hermann nurses for Nurses Week a year ago that I really love! I still watch it from time to time...
    Jul 14
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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