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  1. NOC nurses need sleep too!!!
    I think it is so weird that if we worked 8am to 4pm, no one would even THINK to ask if we could leave work to do this or that for them... Instead, since we work while they are sleeping, they seem to...
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. One Strategy To Land a Nursing Job: The End Around
    I work at a hospital on a rehab/skilled unit, and if a person comes during normal business hours, they absolutely CAN walk right onto our unit. Maybe it's because we are in a medium sized midwest...
    Jun 4
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  3. what do you wear?
    I know this is an old thread, but I just read it for my information - very helpful! I will be attending high school with a teen as a home care nurse for the first time tomorrow morning! I think my...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Is It Necessary?
    I am a student WITHOUT an iPad, and I am doing quite well in my program! I DO have a laptop but I generally leave it at home when I come to class. I find that if I take notes by hand, I learn more....
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Advice for a new nurse, please
    I am still a student, but I work as a CNA at a hospital with many nurses, and I have my LPN license... (I will be doing some LPN work this summer!) One of the things they don't teach you in...
    May 12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. My nursing jobs as a CNA, is affecting my life..
    I worked only 5 months as an aide at a nursing home, and hated it for many of the reasons you state. Well, I had no complaints about the residents - they are there to be taken care of after all. So...
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Need good thoughts...
    Praying for you! Good luck!
    Apr 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Older, New RN
    CVON - I am still in nursing school, but just wanted to lend you some support! I am 40 y/o and nursing is my 2nd career. Got my LPN license in February, and will finish in December with my ADN and...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. how can i better handle this situation
    I just re-read your post and had another thought about it. It may be important to stand up for yourself to these girls. Don't allow them to see emotion, but firmly tell them whenever they act...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. how can i better handle this situation
    I am an older nursing student, and I think it is horrible what these girls are doing. It sounds like junior high or high school behavior. I used to be a teacher, and the first thing you are...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Issues w/staff
    OP - have you started at your new job yet?
    Apr 14
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. Things they donít tell you in nursing school
    They don't tell you to get the male pt's peri care done quickly and efficiently, because if you play with it too much, he might get aroused. Not really a big deal, but it can be embarrassing for the...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  13. Things they donít tell you in nursing school
    Thanks for the laughs! I am on a long 1:1 tonight and this thread woke me up...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Sexism in a primarily female dominated field
    I think it is unreasonable for a male nurse to ask a female nurse to do all of his physical assessments, caths and rectal meds on females. I work with quite a few male nurses on my unit, and we only...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. What's in your bag (and/or car) -- the PDN version!
    PsychGuy - If the Zombie Apocalypse hits, I know whose truck I want to ride in! You do certainly sound prepared.
    Apr 13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. Triage Call Bell?
    I thought about that when reading some other people's comments. It totally makes sense for a water or bathroom call to go straight to the CNA. I wonder if anyone at my hospital would know how to...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. What's in your bag (and/or car) -- the PDN version!
    Just wanted to say that I am loving this thread! I am about to start working for a pediatric home care agency, and I will be doing 8-12 hour shifts of care in the home with the patient. I had...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. Is lying the new norm?
    I can't believe someone actually grabbed your arm and tried to get you to stay! I am afraid that if someone did that to me, I may just reflexively punch them! That wouldn't go over too well.
    Apr 12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. LPN forced to work as CNA
    I am still a student, with an LPN license, but I agree that nurses should be willing to do direct patient care, even if it requires wiping a butt or two. It may not be your favorite thing, but it is...
    Apr 12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. dyslexia
    I have a friend who was diagnosed with dyslexia during the first year of our nursing program. She worked with the accomodations specialist at our school to develop techniques to deal with it while...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  21. Choked by a patient. How do you deal with this trauma?
    222mom222 - I am so sorry this happened to you. It is admirable that you are thinking of trying to improve conditions at your work place, but please, care for yourself first. I have never been...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. What is your degree in other than nursing?
    Bachelor of Music Education, with 9 years experience teaching vocal/general music. *I am not in an accelerated program, but an ADN program. Still wanted to chime in since I am a second career...
    Apr 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Triage Call Bell?
    We have these call lights at my hospital. The rest of the hospital has had them for a while, but my unit JUST got them installed. I think the idea is to save time - if the pain button is pushed, you...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Honesty & heart
    My first thought is that it sounds like you like caring for your patients, but you don't like dealing with their parents. I felt the same way when I was a teacher. Most of my negative experiences...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  25. Attire for interview
    nurse2033 - what would be the equivalent of the suit for a female? Should we also wear suits? I usually try to wear dress pants or a skirt and a nice blouse, but have not always included a jacket...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Men in Nursing


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