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  1. You know you are going to have an interesting day when you get report that . . .
    "Got your coffee? Good" "So I'm waiting for a few docs to call back..." Constant alarming during report
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Are You An Innie or An Outie? Personality Testing And You
    INTJ 1) Where do I work? Just transferred to the ICU 2) What made you become a nurse? I applied to 4 different schools with 4 different majors. nursing school had the best financial...
    May 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  3. Are You An Innie or An Outie? Personality Testing And You
    INTJ, here. Makes for some fun encounters as a nurse!
    May 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  4. May 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Oh look ... CDiff is making rounds again!
    May 9, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  5. Worst start ever
    My worst start was about 2 weeks ago... The aide came to tell us a patient (who I hadn't received report on yet) had passed. The rest of the night was a phone tag battle with security and the...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. New Grad RN Angst
    Great article! Keep it up
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. You might be a night shifter if...
    You are called at all hours of the day to pick up shifts! If I haven't slept yet and I answer the call, I can't come to work in the next 4 hours. If I worked last night I'll be asleep when you...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. You might be a night shifter if...
    I spit out my soup when I read that- LOL
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. You might be a night shifter if...
    I love me some night shift, but what?!
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Is It Possible To Work During Nursing School?
    I noticed that I always performed better in school the more hours I worked. With less time to waste my schoolwork had to be done quickly, so it was. When I was able to cut hours at work the last year...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Restraints
    It was always my understanding that a mitt wasn't considered a restraint unless it was tied to the bed/chair/etc.
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. FT night shifters what is schedule?
    I used to work 2-3 in a row with 2 days off between work stretches. It was nice, but I've since changed so that I can have 3 day weekends every other weekend! I think it depends if you are working...
    Jan 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Win CASH! Christmas Nursing Caption Contest - $100
    "That's right, I'm refusing my discharge! At least here I get my own room!"
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  14. Win CASH! Christmas Nursing Caption Contest - $100
    "...and if they don't give me a 10/10 I don't get my bonus! No one understands me like you nurses!"
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  15. What kind of animal are you?
    Hippo!!! Awesome. I'd be an owl.
    Nov 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. Too much medication
    .whoops.
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  17. Too much medication
    If she's AOx3 with stable VS then there isn't any "fault". Dr's orders will cover you that far, and some people will take advantage of the heavy hitters as long as possible. Has she been taking them...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  18. How does this happen???
    Oh dear. :wideyed:
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. Total Disregard for Visiting Hours
    Geesh, I don't mind pillows, blankets, or the occasional cot, but formula is a bit much!
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. What is it with nurses and cell phones? Just a vent.
    A) I cannot believe how long this got in such a short amount of time. B) If only you could teach common sense and sound judgement!
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. When you were a new RN...
    Hey! I'm in a similar boat: a little over a year medsurg experience. I never hesitate to reference my old books/online resources when at work...yes I get teased, but it's worth it! One thing that...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. What is your nurse-patient ratio?
    days 1:6 with an aide nights 1:6 with an aide (1:4 if no aide) and a secretary who covers the whole hospital
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  23. What Is It Like?
    tokmom: that was fantastic.
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  24. 8th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    You didn't want me in the first two movies, Batman, so I got my RN ... now when was your last BM?
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  25. Charting Bloopers
    one of my favorite nursing notes explained how a confused little old woman had "vomited whole pineapple" during dinner. the image of a whole pineapple, leaves and all, coming from this lady's mouth...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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