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  1. Seriously?!
    Wow, that's pretty disgusting!! What were they thinking?!!
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. vent about work assignment
    As other posters have stated, it gets old fast to have to take heavier assignments over and over again because at any given time one or multiple nurses are pregnant.
    Mar 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. 3/6 months... quitting the job...
    Wow, us nurses can be so judgemental of one another and how we should express ourselves and feel. OP I hope you find a better place for your health and wellbeing. I work med/surg and it can be hard...
    Mar 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Experience with switching from med/surg to a different specialty?
    I work on a med-surg floor that is mainly surgical. One of my awesome co-workers got burnt out and she went to ambulatory surgery. She loves it.
    Mar 21
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  5. Do you have a process if you disagree with discharge of a patient?
    Wow, you did a great job but this type of behavior from the physician is horrible. I have had instances somewhat similar to this were the primary physician did not want to address a critical patient...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Stick a fork in me, I'm done
    There are many good moments in nursing, but unfortunately, as the OP described, these can be the never ending frustrations that burn you out, day in and day out.
    Mar 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I Completed a Non-Accredited Nursing Program, But Want Higher Education. Help!
    I saw Southern Vermont College on the list! It's where I went to nursing school and I loved that place, the teachers and classmates, the environment; couldn't be happier with my nursing school...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  8. Philippine Nurses vs. American Nurses?
    This is true!! My Filipino coworkers are caring, dependable, hardworking and they frequently plan and create good potlucks! I love working with them.
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Nurses and 12-Hour Shifts - How to Make the Best of Them
    I like the idea of 12s (having 4 days off), but I find it harder to get enough rest between shifts (due to commute time, etc.), and if you are busy you tend to push through your shift and not take...
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. WHat's your plan after RN BSN?
    After finishing my BSN education I want to focus on working in NICU, and eventually become certified in NICU nursing (RNC). Of course all that can change. Right now, these are my career goals and...
    Mar 3
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. Has anyone ever caught you in the act??
    Haha, so do I! It's hard to stop oneself!
    Mar 3
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  12. NICU exposure in Nursing School
    That is awesome! I wish I could have had the experience of a hospital-based diploma school.
    Feb 28
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. Regaining Perspective: My Path to Emergency Nursing
    I lived in a mountainous region in Venezuela for 4 years and as you wrote in your story, emergency care is non existent. Family members or friends have to find a way to transport a sick or injured...
    Feb 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Why can't I do everything a RN does as a LPN? We should be equal.
    Not worth to post..
    Feb 26
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. Roaches ON the patient
    Oh my goodness, I was shocked to read this. So glad you advocated for your little patient!
    Feb 26
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. Nurse brutally beaten in a Brooklyn Hospital
    This is so sad and disturbing....prayers for her recovery.
    Feb 15
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Nurse of 10 years can't start IV's
    I can commiserate - I've been on the floor 2+ years and have never felt competent with IVs. So I asked my coworkers to start them or called clinical support. I worked with an RN with 30 + years...
    Feb 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Hard and Soft Skills
    I appreciated this article about increasing importance being placed on a kind personality! It is so hard to work with mean and bitter coworkers. However, skills and experience are also very important...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. Ad on Craiglist for ghostwriter for nursing student
    Dec 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. NICU Nursing
    Thank you for this informative article and NICU resources! I am helping out a bit in our Level IV NICU and want to transfer and become a NICU nurse.
    Nov 29, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  21. New Grad Trying for NICU
    I sent you a PM. Hope it helps!
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  22. Greetings from Israel
    Welcome Claire! How lovely to have the skill of lacemaking, I love lace and all sorts of eyelets. God Bless!
    Oct 29, '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  23. New Grad-First Day in the ER--Feeling Overwhelmed and Foolish
    I have made mistakes which make me feel so foolish and still continue to do so from time to time. The worst is when a stat RN or respiratory therapist discovers my mistake that lead to them being...
    Oct 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Calling In Sick: Dealing With Mental Illness At Work, Part 1
    I appreciated this article...I know I have called out of work before for feeling either anxious or depressed.
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  25. Notice in, moving forward.
    Thank you for sharing and sharing your courage. Some days I do wonder, yes, that I am losing my soul and self for money/job. I'm trying hard not to get burned out because I still love being a nurse...
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101