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  1. Took pre-requisites 17 years ago - should I retake?
    Sometimes the sciences do need to be repeated because they are over a certain amount of years old. But I am not an expert..so you need to contact the nursing program you want to go to. Good luck.
    May 5, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Moving to Albany NY or Seratoga Springs
    Guess you are the expert. Thanks for this valuable information.
    May 5, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. Do you interrupt report to give  pain meds?
    I corrected my statement. In my opinion it is not up to a nurse to say someone is dependent or addicted. I mentioned the word addicted. Go figure. I guess just to start a debate. Sorry I offended...
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Do you interrupt report to give  pain meds?
    Oh, well , excuse me...addiction, dependency problem,..either one is not a nurse's decision.
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Do you interrupt report to give  pain meds?
    Our hospital implemented bedside change of shift report to include patient, and family. It was so uncomfortable and we never could get out on time. Also, did not get paid for ot.
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. My reality of becoming an RN
    Wow. I am sorry for your bad time. However, I do understand. Good luck.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Degrees That Employers Want
    Who is we? I worked with more ADNs than BSNs.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Do I ask people to be references for me?
    I just ask. I have never been told no.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Applying for new RN position, put down former (bad) supervisor?
    I asked the same question to my peers and they said put down two words...human resources.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Feeling bad, like I "ratted out" a nurse
    allergies can make your eyes glazed...just saying.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. literature submission
    I saw something the other day about this topic on this site, but do not know where. Did you google it already? Maybe it is in the student section.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Thank you gift?
    I was given an angel pin that I put on my badge, if you are allowed to do that. Now it is in my collection of nursing pins.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Cant get a job! Need help
    You did not say you wanted to go get a BSN, but just a thought. Maybe you can get a federal grant or a scholarship. It is worth checking into..if you want to go back to school. Good luck.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Did I doublecross her?
    I would feel bad, too. It is ok. You have feelings. You will find a job that is meant for you. Good luck. :)
    May 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. now I am in trouble
    Bring up the topic of unions with your coworkers and see what they think. or watch em get up and walk off..
    May 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. now I am in trouble
    Three floors..three aides. Hm. I would of argued that point with my supervisor. Seems like a huge safety issue with those numbers. But maybe there is different rules for your unit versus the other...
    May 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Do you do venipunctures as a nurse?
    When I was in nursing school..they made it a point to let us know it was their job to prepare us for NCLEX.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I think I made a mistake
    After working a high aquity unit..I think med surge is easier but more documentation because of a higher case load. But thats my experience.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I think I made a mistake
    Great post.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Tell me about continuing education credits
    The state I live in requires one ceu of pain management. The other 24 are our discretion.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Tell me about continuing education credits
    You need to vist your BON.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Lot's Of RN Jobs, Experience Not Required
    Its really cold there in the winter.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Lot's Of RN Jobs, Experience Not Required
    Was going to take a job in Minot. But changed my mind after the way the realtor talked down to me. Good luck. Supposedly oil has been found there.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. offended co worker
    It happens. It will eventually blow over. Just let it go. Best of luck.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What do you do when you're a pt?
    My son had asthma as a child. He was in and out of the ER and Peds unit all summer. I became a nurse so I would know what they were doing to my child. Also, I have been a patient..I try not to say...
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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