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  1. Really disappointed with the reality of nursing.
    Here is something I hate also. When Pt's have on diapers who are not incontinenent and the refuse to use the bedside commode. I have a pts family members get mad with me because I couldn't change her...
    Oct 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I'm sure this has been said.. MA's calling themselves Nurses
    I have been a MA for 16 years and I never once passed myself off as a RN. I think the title of nurse is taken lightly and MA's and CNA's really do think they are. Now that I am a RN, I have truly...
    Aug 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Who's responsibility is it?
    Thanks for the 2 comments. I forgot to mention, this patient has been on my floor since May 2010 and he is a frequent flyer, so every nurse on my floor has had the pleasure of caring for this patient
    Aug 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Who's responsibility is it?
    I am a new nurse, but not new to the field. Here is my question? Who's responsibility is it? If you give report to a nurse and a situation occurs with a patient who should go? Here is the scenio....
    Aug 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Tattoos and body jewelry policies in hospitals
    Well mos places do have a policy. The policy where I work don't allow facial pierecings, however, it is also up to your manager. In my old dept, my manager would not allow you to have any facial...
    Dec 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Did I cause my patient to die faster?
    you did not do anything wrong. It was her time to transition into the next life. Sorry to be so short.
    Dec 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Question about Concealed Weapons Carry
    It doesn't affect your ability to get into nursing school. I have been licensed to carry for over 10 years and never had a problem. Just make sure you are safe always remember safety 1st
    Dec 26, '09
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  8. NEW NURSE ADVICE
    I am starting a new job on the Heart failure unit as a RN and this will be my 1st job. I am a little nervous making this transition. I have been a MA for many years, so I do have some patient...
    Nov 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. What is the worst thing a patient has ever said to you?
    The worst thing I had, was a gunshot patient. He told me to get F@#$% off of him. He was mad because I wanted him to get up and sit in the chair. Then he told me to go and f*#$ myself and kiss his...
    Nov 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What is the worst thing a patient has ever said to you?
    You said it best. You go girl. You are so correct, we don't get paid enough to take abuse. I understand that you are sick, however, I didn't cause it nor do I wish for you to be sick. Some of these...
    Nov 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Should you treat a prisoner different
    I work in a min security prison. As RN's we can write some prescriptions under the medical director. I will give you a couple of examples that I have witness, 1st. I was doing a wound care and I...
    Oct 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Should you treat a prisoner different
    Hello everyone, here is my question. Should a prisoner be treated different? I am a brand new RN, however, I am not new to the medical field. I work in the prison system as a RN. When I was in...
    Oct 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Clinical Questions on Interviews!!! What were yours?
    I already work in a hospital, so my questions are why this particular floor or why do you want to work for this hospital
    Oct 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Disgusting Behavior of Nurses
    1st off let me just say that NURSE KNUCKLE HEAD was way out of line for her rude comments and infront of other people. It seems to me that some people of other cultures (not all people) are very...
    Aug 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Disgusting Behavior of Nurses
    1st off let me just say that NURSE KNUCKLE HEAD
    Aug 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. To aspirate or not to aspirate?!
    I am a new grad also but, I have been a Medical Assistant for years and I was taught to aspirate in both schools. However, I don't aspirate because it hurts the person more. In my opinion, their is...
    Aug 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Honest opinion about kaplan
    You are very welcome. I just graduated nursing school Dec 08 and I took my boards in March 09. I had a lot of support when I was in school, so I like to give back when I can. I am avail to help u....
    Jul 20, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Honest opinion about kaplan
    [quote=ThinkRNin2009;3749967]I did better on my diagnostic test than the readiness with Kaplan. I took my test on July 14th and failed :cry: with 265 questions and my anxiety was so high. The...
    Jul 20, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. NCLEX PREP COURSE...need Help!
    Do you have Kaplan in your state? Here in Phila, I took kaplan, I sat in a classroom and the instructor broke down the question and she taught us how to choose the correct answers. Good luck
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. LPN vs. RN - tell me what you think!
    I think both positions are great. However, the state I live in, the LPN are mostly in nursing homes. A RN can go anywhere and the opportunites are endless for RN's. As you no, you do have your...
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Nclex tomorrow morning
    The boards are easier than you think. You 3 will be fine and good luck 2 all
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Preceptor  becomes villain
    I had a similar experience with a preceptor. She told my instructor that I made a patient make up their own bed. Now that was a crock of crap. Why would I make any patient make up their own bed?...
    Jul 16, '09
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. Which Saunders book should I buy?  3rd or 4th
    4th edition. The info is up to date and it's just like the boards
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Honest opinion about kaplan
    Yes, kaplan really helped me out. I thought kaplan's questions was harder than the boards. As for pharm it did not help. I used the saunders 4th edition for pharm. I had at least 15 pharm questions...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Soo nervous and worried
    Stop worrying, you are doing fine. I scored around the same averages and I passed the RN on my 1st time and I got 75 questions. Take a deep breath and stay focused. Don't think about those scores,...
    May 25, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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