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  1. Am I Being Bullied?
    *hugs!* Make friends with other people. You are not required to like your preceptor better than anyone else. That's where you are hurting yourself. I can see that you are someone that can talk...
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. When a Doctor is very nasty...and
    It's not defamation of character, it's harassment and bullying. Keep emailing exact quotes to the admin and also explain about the toxic environment affects you and your coworkers (direct quotes or...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. How different is ER nursing from floor nursing?
    I absolutely agree with ChristineN about the inability to schedule the day. Also, every order is stat or now. VS q hour or q2 hours. Pts are not allowed to eat. Everyone, and I mean everyone,...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. How a stethoscope can get stolen?
    I have a pet tag on mine with my name and department on it so it can find its way back. I've seen MDs looking to return one but not remembering exactly who lent it to them (shears as well). So far...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. scared nursing student
    The secret is this: By the end of the second semester, students have gotten used to the school's class format. Then the ystart to get too comfortable... and lazy. Don't get stuck in this trap!...
    Jul 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Um... Can you hit before you get hit?
    Take up judo, aikido or jiu jitsu. It's a nonviolent redirection of force and uses submission holds (restraining) rather that strikes.
    Jul 8
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Do Nurses Get Traffic Tickets?
    HA HA HAHAHA!!
    Jul 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What would help you love your job?
    If I were to leave a job, it would be because I felt unappreciated by admin or coworkers. I agree that nurses are quick to be told when they did something wrong, but never told "Good job!" when...
    Jun 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Venipuncture help
    Also, veins tend to be in the same general area on most people. Study where yours and your friends and family are, for example, the one between 4th and 5th fingers on back of hand, 4 in the AC, etc.
    Jun 26
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. How Long Does It Take To Not Feel Like An Idiot (Advice Needed and Some Venting)?
    There's a reason that it's called First Year nursing. :). Hang in there! Keep a mantra: it gets better, it gets better...
    Jun 26
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. When is your shift over
    I agree about being over when you are off the unit. Last week I punched out, had my stuff over my shoulder and was walking past a non acute pt's room towards the exit when I turned and saw them in...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. New nurses and the ER
    It's the same as starting on any new floor. There will be people who hold judgement to see what kind of person you are, there will be extra friendly ones who are thrilled to have some more helping...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Help with passing first simulation please!!!
    I hated simulations as a student. When I went to do them for real, I was happy I had done them. 45 minutes is enough time to really slow down and relax. What I got from reading your scenario...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. An ER nurse
    A. M. E. N. !
    Jun 22
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Medical Student to Nursing Student
    Boy did you open a can of worms! I'm going to try to help by giving you some things to think about. The provider vs. nurse divide is a tricky thing you'll have to overcome. As already noted, you...
    Jun 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Biting Your Tongue
    Coworker called ambulance for their grown daughter who "just tipped over for no reason" (narcotic overdose) and insists that there is something medically wrong as this has happened several times...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Where am I??
    안녕하세요! :wavey: I don't live in the Phillipines, but I googled this for you... Schools offering Nursing courses in Quezon City 행운을 빌어 요! :up:
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines
  18. How long did it take for HR to contact you?
    Congratulations!!
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  19. How long did it take for HR to contact you?
    30 days because nurse who left the position has 30 days to take their old job back if it doesn't work out.
    Jun 12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  20. Student Advice
    Work hard, do not get caught up in staff drama, keep focused on the job at the end of the semester.
    Jun 5
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. I'm a student NURSE
    Some of these are painful!! :facepalm:
    Jun 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I'm a student NURSE
    I had the opposite reaction when I was a student doing CPR for the first time. I was terrified and wanted ANYONE to take over! No forthcoming volunteers. It was outside on a sidewalk and someone...
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Filipino nurses emigrating to US
    I'm sorry, but you are completely wrong. Most hospitals use a pay ladder dependent on experience and education. Regardless of where you come from, you will be paid the same as another nurse of the...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Nurses selling at work?
    Had a coworker decide it was a good idea to spam everyone's cell phones once or twice a day to become avon sellers. I was so angry at the breach of trust that I blocked her and refused to ever cover...
    May 31
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Survival kits for my stressed out MA's
    Wow that's very nice of you! I don't have any fantastic ideas or anything. Recently my nurse manager had touched me by getting everyone a small card for Nurse's Week/Day with our names on them and...
    May 28
    Forum: Nurses Rock


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