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  1. Off the wall question about NPs
    This is a completely legit inquiry.... I am curious to see your responses! Thank you for posing the question, and good luck.
    Jun 3
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  2. Grammar Police
    OP, agreed 100%. I don't like shorthand text speak professionally or personally, and I am in the younger generation demographic, too. I find it elementary and tacky; always have.... :down:
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. First job offer questions
    I'm sure somewhere in that tight contract, there must be some mention of a probationary period, or an orientation period.... If I were you, I would take the job, and feel it out. It is quite rare...
    May 14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. On being someone's breakfast....
    I've gotten so much feedback as a new aid! Lol Not chewed out at all, and typically I follow it with a 'thank you for letting me know.' The nurse who scares me is the nurse who rolls her eyes when...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. On being someone's breakfast....
    Hi, all... ... Thanks for taking the time to read my entry. Third level nursing student here. I have a lot of the typical glamorous plans that I won't bore you with. I'm writing today because I...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. New grad frustration
    Apr 8
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. The Eyeroll-inducing Special Friend
    Flying_ace, so true! This is exactly the type of person I am referring to. My cohort in question is just this sort of person: years of healthcare experience, married to another public servant,...
    Jan 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Massage Refresher???
    To the OP.... Did you graduate from your massage program curriculum? If you have, most states require ~12 CEUs per calendar year to maintain a license; having said that, most state boards will let...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Nurse Massage Therapists
  9. The Eyeroll-inducing Special Friend
    I am not the class favorite, of this I can be sure. I'm a wall flower with strong opinions but a very tight lip.
    Jan 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Tips to stay focused
    Hi, KP! Something that really helps me is skimming through the collective tables and charts in your reading material before you dive into the meat and potatoes. The boxes are designed to give you...
    Jan 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. The Eyeroll-inducing Special Friend
    Yes, I know. I am referring to the pedantic nature of carpool conversation and general social interaction. The FB interaction is an entirely different headache, my friend! Thank you so much for...
    Jan 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. The Eyeroll-inducing Special Friend
    I have just entered my third semester of nursing school (ADN). I am officially half-way through this program and had some time to reflect since (whoop!) we have a snow day tomorrow and the entire...
    Jan 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Stuck with this interview Question!!!
    I am worried that you are not fully prepared, but right off the bat, I would think #1 is displaying SS of a PE, so I would assess for that and treat appropriately, and for #2 (not sure what came out...
    Jan 5
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  14. Nurse Massage Therapists
    This is an interesting read. It sounds very matter-of-fact, and the reality is that so many variables play into salary, autonomy, and overall job satisfaction. I've been a massage therapist for...
    Nov 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Massage Therapists
  15. Racism in the south?
    From Southeast Louisiana here. I am a white, middle-class citizen. I grew up in a racist family, and have some integrated/mulatto family members as well. I grew up seeing both sides of the coin,...
    Jun 1, '13
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  16. two tone HH nurses
    Invest in tinted windows???
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. Submitted Charity LPN app, now what?
    The best advice for you may be to save your money. You may be asked to have a battery of tests taken, all of which are time-sensitive, so you can't just go now and get those "out of the way," ... The...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  18. CHARITY SON Spring 2013
    Ok, give me til the end of the week - I have two finals to study for.... you can both send me private message with your emails :smug: I am glad to help - I wish someone had done the same for me!
    May 5, '13
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  19. CHARITY SON Spring 2013
    Also, if you want, I can give you the paperwork ahead of time if you wanted to get the ball rolling..... I'm pretty organized.
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  20. CHARITY SON Spring 2013
    Cloe, I am a STPH student. OK, bad news first: if you are not prepared to put time into paperwork, don't do St Tammany. If you do not want to spend an extra hour after clinical STILL in clinical...
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  21. Katrina Five Years Later
    crussell, where are you now?
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  22. CHARITY SON Spring 2013
    Hello, again, Cloe. :) Pt pick-up is, as I understand it ( I say as I understand it bc my instructor decided she'd just give us our pt info on the day of clinical- so basically I wasted money on...
    Apr 13, '13
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  23. CHARITY SON Spring 2013
    Hi, Cloe! North shore student here... I would say in the morning during rush hour traffic, definitely leave an hour and a half before class, bc you NEVER know what is waiting on the other side:...
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  24. CHARITY SON Spring 2013
    tired, who is your instructor?
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  25. CHARITY SON Spring 2013
    Is check-off tuesday or wednesday?
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing