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  1. New to Acute/swing - need advice and confidence
    I have been a nurse for 2 years. My experience consists of primarily assisted living and long term care. Just after graduation I breifly worked on a swing bed unit on night shift with 20 patients by...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Would you commute an hour to a job you wanted?
    Love it!
    Oct 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Would you commute an hour to a job you wanted?
    I do it! I love my job and although the drive gets tiring and I often think I should get a job closer, I end up staying because its a good place to work.
    Oct 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. October 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    "I'll get you a Snickers, you act like Frankenstein when you're hungry."
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  5. RN Salary Survey 2013:  Post here!
    1. State you work in ----------------------------------------------------------WA 2. Years of experience --------------------------------------------------------2 years 3. Specialty/unit and work...
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Can you think of a time the doctor gave you that look?
    The one that says your way off? He was very nice about it aside from the look. I almost wish he had the time to correct me and explain why he disagreed and where I went wrong, but he didn't stay...
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Frustrated! Should I give up?
    I know how you feel. I have been a nurse for 2 years and even with that under my belt, I feel like I won't even have a chance at an interview. If I had my bachelors I'd have an easier time, but right...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. Looking for work? Hiring LPN or RN
    Hello, I am a nurse working per diem in a hospital in a small town in washington state. Many are hired right out of nursing school (I was). This hospital has a clinic, LTC, Assisted living, Swing...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. June 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Honey I shrunk the nurses.
    Jun 14, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  10. Patient asking for ativan hours in advance regularly, prn for anxiety.
    I have this patient who asks for ativan every day at 7pm. I was told by my supervisor that I need to offer alternative ways to calm her down before giving her the ativan, such as offering food,...
    Jun 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. If you have a moment, I need a second opinion on my resume
    Oh and what exactly do you mean "Likely get slammed for this"?
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  12. If you have a moment, I need a second opinion on my resume
    Thank you! This is very helpful. The style is different from what I'm used to but I think I like it better.
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  13. If you have a moment, I need a second opinion on my resume
    First of all, thank you for taking the time to read it and for any advice on changes. I am applying to the oscopy unit at my local hospital, it is pool position for varied shifts. The...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  14. Holistic Nurses, what are your thoughts on GMO's
    I actually didn't know that GMOs were in the supplements too. Personally, GMO anything scares me because we have too many scientists trying to play god that we are changing the whole face of this...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  15. Naturopathic nursing
    I like the idea of going beyond tradition. Or in this case, going backwards to an old tradition that has research backing it this time. Thanks for your response. :)
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. Naturopathic nursing
    Is this widely available as a position? I have never heard of an opening like this. After learning more and more about natural healthy solutions to illness by changing diet and lifestyle as apposed...
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Volunteer organization requires me to sign a statement of faith
    That is a great idea, I think I will do just that. Thank you!
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  18. Volunteer organization requires me to sign a statement of faith
    I have considered volunteering for the red cross, but from what i can see and I could be wrong but, there is no volunteer position where I could utilize nursing skills. Unless passing out cookies and...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  19. Volunteer organization requires me to sign a statement of faith
    This is sort of an ethical dilemma, I wonder if I am getting myself into trouble. I do not believe in god. I am more spiritual with nature and do not follow the bible. I was raised christian and...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  20. Questions regarding license endorsement
    Thank you guys for your answers. That helped me a lot. I will start applying right away :)
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Questions regarding license endorsement
    I currently applied to endorse my nursing license to be able to work in georgia. my original license is for washington. One of my questions is: Can I apply to work before my endorsement is final? I...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. What patients/behaviors/illnesses/injuries do you HATE the most?
    This is a fun topic. I enjoyed reading everyone's least favorites. Mine would have to be, the dementia patient who is still able to walk, but not safely, who will get up every couple minutes and...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Career advice: is this the right move?
    I live in a town watered down with nurses d/t our community college program pumping out 75 a year. Because of this our hospital is super competitive to get into. I drive an hour to work every day to...
    Sep 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. Are there any jobs in nursing where you can work alone?
    try immunization clinics. Its a big business that hires people through the internet and sends you off to a site to give flu shots and other immunizations. Its based out of one state, but they have...
    Sep 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. does anyone regret this career?
    At times I have felt that way. I do love what I do though. Its touch and go, some days I go to work ready to take on the day. Other days I'm dragging on waiting for the end of my shift. But the...
    Sep 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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