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  1. Any RN's available to answer questions?
    Probably a bunch of students in the same/similar classes and someone recommends this site to them and then word spreads. Have you seen all the surveymonkey posts from WGU MSN students for "research"?...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Any RN's available to answer questions?
    You really need to find a live nurse to speak with. As mentioned above, you cannot verify that anyone responding to your poorly formatted post (which the moderators can fix for you if you notify...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. The Case For Job Hopping
    I see the same thing in my department- and the OR is notorious as being the love it and never leave or hate it and leave really really quick. That was how it was when I started mumblemumble years...
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. One thing I learned today is that honesty will get you nowhere in Nursing School.
    And how did you make the jump from the irresponsibility of oversleeping and lying about it to someone running for their life and lying to save it? Apples to oranges comparison. Make an apple to apple...
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. What do the little red tags mean?
    To completely get rid of them, go to your bookmarks page, and there should be an option for empty folder as well as a select all check box in the light grey header bar under the drop down menu.
    Apr 21
    Forum: How To Use Site
  6. Obamacare? what are your thoughts
    The system was broken long before the ACA arrived on the scene. Is the ACA the end-all be-all fix? Probably not, but at least it's an attempt to fix a broken system where far too many people slip...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Nursing Student question HELP!
    Probably not, but the best place to find the answer is with your state's BON. NP school: no. ED: doubtful, unless you currently work for the institution and they consider internal hires before...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  8. Urgent Mandate Question
    Not to mention you might not want to post so much detail out there in cyberspace.
    Apr 21
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. Professional Nursing Organization
    The purpose of this type of assignment is generally to get you out and talking to real nurses. You cannot verify that anyone who would respond via an anonymous message board is truly who they are...
    Apr 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. One thing I learned today is that honesty will get you nowhere in Nursing School.
    Many of us have been there and done that in one way or another. We simply accepted the consequences of our actions without complaining on a message board how unfair it was that we suffered the...
    Apr 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Any peri operative nursing book recommendations?
    Alexander's care of the patient in surgery AORN's perioperative standards and recommended practices AORN Journal
    Apr 17
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. The teacher had the question wrong...Should I be penalized?
    You probably aren't going to like what I'm going to say. "This test" did not decide whether or not you move on to the next semester; your work over the entire semester makes that determination. My...
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. One thing I learned today is that honesty will get you nowhere in Nursing School.
    Wish I could like this a thousand times. OP, I'm sorry you had to go through this, but honesty, accountability, and integrity are part of being a professional. Encouraging others to lie is wrong,...
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Is the RN--->BSN push a clever way to get older nurses out of the way
    Might I suggest you put the shovel down and stop digging a hole? Just because you paid more for college (please keep in mind that while college may be more expensive, so too have wages increased;...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. Job commitments
    This is partly the result of how people view employment these days- it used to be that people would work for the same employer for many years, if not their entire work life. Now, many new grads are...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. Charge nurses
    Same charge person during the week, weekends rotate based on whose turn it is. I used to be in charge, but the differential to deal with all the extra responsibilities wasn't worth it, so I gave it...
    Apr 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. NP with only OR experience
    I once worked with an RN who continued working in the OR while getting her NP. She started out her practice as a first assist to some of the ortho surgeons. Not sure where she went after that.
    Apr 13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  18. The Importance of Backing Up Your Work
    As I work on my final portfolio for my MSN, I hear stories from my classmates about computers that crashed and now they can't access papers from previous classes that are to be included in the...
    Apr 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. What do the little red tags mean?
    Are you talking about something that looks like this? 14092 That means you are subscribed to the thread, either because you posted in it or because you chose to subscribe. Clicking the little red...
    Apr 12
    Forum: How To Use Site
  20. Are nursing schools saturated, less applying?
    Just because the postings exist doesn't mean the hospital intends to fill them. OP, each student should be responsible for researching the potential job field of the major they choose. College...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Let's get the brain working...kinda TRICKY!
    Get the brain working or help you with your homework? This looks like a question copy/pasted from somewhere, and if that's the case, it's potential copyright infringement. What are your thoughts?...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Peer review evaluations
    Popularity contests, and nothing more. Make it objective- everybody gets the same raise to start with, and it's affected by how many times you've been written up, either for good things or for bad.
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. How Not To Bring Germs Home...
    Just remember- once all of those people on isolation precautions in the hospital are discharged, they are out there in the community without the isolation. They're touching the handle on your grocery...
    Apr 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Healthy Nursing
    Nurses are human. Humans aren't perfect. If nurses were all required to "practice what they preach", we'd have a nursing shortage so bad, no one would get care. Also, don't forget looks can be...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Is Online Learning Appropriate For You?
    Online for me has its pros and cons. During all but the final semester, the structure of required reading, videos, and assignments kept me on task. However, I'm now in my clinical practice semester,...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning


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