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  1. New Grad going into Mental Health??
    Hi, anymeans! Congratulations on your new position working in an Outpatient Clinic for the Mentally Ill. What does the "MR" stand for? Will you be working with the Developmentally Delayed also? ...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Being pulled to medical
    Mr. Rockstar-RN, if I didn't know you as a Capable, Competent, Caring, Comedic Caregiver, I would have taken this Statement with Some Reservations about your Morals, Ethics, Standards, Practices, and...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. New job
    Hi Sam! The first thoughts that come to mind regarding your Post have to do with Principles, Personalities, Objective and Subjective Perspectives. Following the Principles of Good Nursing...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Psych nursing is easy
    If I were to Title a few of the Stories in the Years that I've been a Psych Nurse, they would be called, off the Top of my Head, "Juliet Jumps Out of the Third Story Window", "Being Literally Stabbed...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. Being pulled to medical
    Welcome to AN.com Sissybee! To my Understanding, in the State of Illinois, as RN's, we cannot be expected to perform any Skilled Duties for which we have not received Training and Orientation. Any...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Nursing Related Cartoons
    13883
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  7. Nursing Related Cartoons
    13862
    Mar 18
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. Five Years Completed and Still Loving It
    nursefrancis, aren't you AKA: nursefantastic, nursefrenetic, nursefrantic, nursefunny, nursefairness, nurseforlorn,and nursefrankenstein? Seriously, now: Good Article! It's a Pleasant Experience...
    Mar 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. What does your username mean?
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    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. How to stop crying on the job?
    I can really appreciate a Psych Tech who's going into Nursing. Good front line experience. I also appreciate the fact that you're Researching the Field, for example, by reading through the Threads on...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. Nursing Related Cartoons
    We have a History of a Patient who was Admitted to Our Unit because the Patient was Attempting Suicide by Toilet Paper. http://allnurses.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=13688&d=1393937882 ...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  12. Nursing Related Cartoons
    During the Last Shift I worked, a Relatively New Nurse and I had to Deal with the Behavior of a Confused Patient. We were able to Deescalate the Behavior without any Invasive Interventions, like...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  13. Nursing Related Cartoons
    On the Behavioral Health Units where I Work, all Newly-Admitted Patients are Required to Undergo a Strip-Search Process. This Process takes place in order to Assure the Safety of Patients and Staff....
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Nursing Related Cartoons
    Thanks So Much, mizfradd, for your Feedback and Kind Words on my Cartoons! I Enjoy Drawing and Sharing these Cartoons and get a Real Charge out of Knowing that you Enjoy them! herring, your...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. Nursing Related Cartoons
    Good Example of Reassuring a Client by Supporting their Perception of Reality, Cat! The Goal is to Decrease the Anxiety the Individual is Experiencing. Sometimes we have to use Creative Measures,...
    Mar 3
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. Nursing Related Cartoons
    The definition of a delusion is "a false, fixed belief in spite of evidence to the contrary". Therefore, we cannot talk a Psychotic Patient out of their delusion. One method of dealing with a...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  17. Nursing Related Cartoons
    I'm having some fun over on the Breakroom side of AN.com, submitting Cartoons based on the other Members and the Goings On over there. I'm in the process of using the Paint Program to convert...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  18. Funny chart entry
    I was in the process of transcribing a Doctor's hand-written list of med orders when I ran across a drug that I could not decipher. The MD who had written the orders, on top of being an excellent...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. Will I be stuck as a Psych Nurse forever?
    When I read the title of your Thread, Peppermint_RN, "Will I be stuck as a Psych Nurse Forever?", the last verse of he Eagles' "Hotel California" came to mind... Last thing I remember, I was...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. New psych nurse starting on new adult unit
    When you say, KBRN2013, "I've been reading through the threads", you've taken a good first step to gaining information on the specific dynamics of Psych Nursing. I've found that there are lots of...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. New grad eager for new psych position
    You're in a good place, then, fgreen. A little anxiety is a great motivator. And outstanding and excellent advice from nurse lala! I would add to nurse lala's advice that you flip through...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  22. Annoying female coworker conversations
    This is from another Thread in which I approached this same subject:
    Mar 2
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  23. Experiences, reoccuring dilema's stories...
    1. Acceptance, everyone accepting you, then people getting ticked off at you because... Pink Floyd's "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" comes to mind, where it is sung, "You wore out your welcome with...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  24. Sexism in nursing
    Good discussion/replies! I was an LPN for 6 years and originally believed the female RN's looked down upon me for not being an RN. Things didn't change much after I became an RN. I've dealt...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  25. Medical terminology according to patients
    Wow. Thanks PaperPencil. I guess I've been wrong all these years! It goes to show you. I just recently learned that that the Petroleum Jelly burning the nasal membranes in the presence of O2 is a...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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