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  1. help! relationship. have no time.
    I love the above advice!! This is for your future and it's very demanding!! It's a really tough "job" to be in a relationship with a nursing student. So, i do understand how lonely your man might...
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. New nurse-never heard of this
    When I think of PRN, the first thing that comes to mind is no benefits. You should be paid more if they don't give you benefits.
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. Didn't get the job
    Thanks for sharing your heart with us. Keep us posted, and continue to apply everywhere!!
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. I'm seeing a lot of unprofessional posting here related to venting about patients
    I know the exact patient you are talking about. Just an update, he did get 3 of his fingers amputated. It was a glorious day. He also got a heart transplant. So, now, this patient (like the Tin...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. New grad, new user, questions!
    You'll be fine!! Good luck!!
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. 1-1-13 starting to prepare for NCLEX ....Join me and lets encourage each other!
    I graduated in May of 2012. I scheduled myself for NCLEX-RN the first week in June. The only thing I used was Kaplan. I did ALL of the Q bank questions and 7 big tests. I passed with 75 questions...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Nurses: How Do You Feel About Your Patients Being Nurses?
    I agree, and if anybody should understand prioritization of who gets seen first, a nurse should. Don't sweat it, honey. Glad you were able to vent though. Sometimes it just feels better to put it...
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. "You've never said you liked nursing."  A vent.
    We are understaffed at our hospital. We are frequently getting very high acuity patients that have no business being on a Med-Surg floor as well. I had a patient with a blood sugar of 800 and I...
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Med Surg Fluid and Electrolytes help!
    Hahaha
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Med Surg Fluid and Electrolytes help!
    Could wear a fake mustache and glasses! I'm kidding-- of course. Lol. But, the paper bag would be super clever.
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Giving meds together
    I agree. Each case will be different. Use nursing judgment and use resources like the pharmacist on duty.
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. Weight gain?
    I was sooo cute before nursing school. Nursing school aged me and I put on 15 pounds. I was determined to lose it after my BSN. Now I'm working full time and in a masters program. I just finished...
    Dec 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Who actually likes nursing??
    The things I love: my patients, educating them, my coworkers on my floor, seeing how my care plan helps in the healing process, labs and pharmacology. I don't like: management trying to put...
    Dec 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. "You've never said you liked nursing."  A vent.
    Just wanted you to know that I read your post. Sending you hugs.
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Can I get an accredited ACLS and BLS online?
    I wouldn't recommend taking these online. Most employers want these to be American Heart Association certifications. Most AHA certifications have a test to pass and also a hands on skills...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. I am a student and I need to do an interview with a hospic nurse.
    The Hospice nurses that I worked with for one of my clinical rotations were AMAZING! I remember seeing a chart of a patient who had diabetes and yet there was a chocolate donut served to him. One...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. USF, UCF or UF? In a pickle!
    I'm a University of South Florida alumni! Go Bulls! All of the schools you've listed have excellent programs! I would definitely apply to all three. I loved my nursing school experience. You...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  18. Advice needed! I think I am being phased out...
    So happy for you. :-)
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. I am a student and I need to do an interview with a hospic nurse.
    I've always said that Hospice nurses are angels!!! Thank you for your service, Daisy!!! I admire what you do very much! Cat, good luck with your assignment!
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  20. Leaving Nursing after first year - advice?
    If you all don't need your income, I would definitely recommend you to be with your baby. I did the stay at home thing for the first 5 years of my child's life. It's the best decision I ever made. ...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Hey everyone!
    Mike-- welcome! Congratulations on the ICU position!! :-)
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  22. My Reasons For Avoiding The Acute Care Hospital
    Agree with your statement about management and resources. I love my coworkers and my patients, but it's impossible to get everything done that management wants us to do. They are sucking my spirit...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Passed my first semester!!!!!!
    Congratulations!!!!!
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. BP situation
    I had a pt who had cardioversion done. It worked for awhile but then converted back to A fib. His HR was bouncing between 58, 60, then 65, then 68, then 61. That heart was quivering away but within...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  25. BP situation
    Did he have hx of A-Fib?
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing


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