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  1. new job, bad anxiety
    I worked the next night and got even less sleep than the first:eek: I was able to sleep the last night that I was home, but today I still feel terrible. I feel terrible anxious, shivering, very...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. new job, bad anxiety
    This is mostly a vent, I am just so frustrated right now. I am starting nursing school this semester, next week actually, and got a job as a PCA in home care. My position is nights, 2x a week. Even...
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  3. Belgium Euthanizes Deaf Twins Going Blind
    I wonder why they were going blind, at the same time no less. Was there absolutely nothing the doctor could do at least try and save their eyesight? On the one hand, I can appreciate how...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. what does it take to be a good psych nurse?
    Just wondering, what kind of special skills/abilities/personality does it take to be a good fit for psych nursing. I have worked various psych related non-nursing jobs such as respite foster care...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. Can't lift patient- help!
    Thank you guys. The situation is that I just work in their home, so it's just me and his wife is usually around. He is very much able to talk and very active and employed. He does have partial use of...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  6. Too young/ early in life to be in Nursing Program?
    I think the reason many people in nursing school are older is that for many it's a second career and they attracted to it bc of the perceived flexibility and ease of getting a job.I am just in NS...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Can't lift patient- help!
    Hopefully someone can offer me some helpful advice. I am starting nursing school in a few weeks and just got a job as a PCA for a quadriplegic man who needs to be transferred from his wheelchair to...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  8. Anyone currently enrolled in UMSL's BSN part-time evening program
    I am also interested to hear more about the program. I am finishing up my science prereqs this summer and will be applying to start in Spring of '13. How competitive is admissions to the program. I...
    May 19, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  9. UMSL part-time program
    I was wondering if anyone on here is in the part-time program at UMSL. Originally I wanted to do the traditional, but I have two little kids and decided taking out loans for childcare would just be...
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  10. Chem Finals
    I just took mine this evening. My professor let us start earlier than the allotted time and it took me 3.5 hrs in all. My brain is completely fried :eek:. Oh man, I just hope I have kept my A, bc it...
    Dec 14, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. psych tech to psych nurse?
    I just wanted to update. I haven't heard back from the psych hospital, but I did get hired at another large hospital for a job working with kids. It's not exactly psych nursing related, more...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. Anyone here had any trouble finding a job after graduating from Chamberlain?
    I am not a nurse yet but I just wanted to say that I volunteer on a floor where Chamberlain students do one of their clinicals, so I've met many of them. Any time I meet a nurse or nursing student I...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  13. psych tech to psych nurse?
    I am a pre-nursing student and just applied for a psych tech position at a children's psychiatric hospital. I don't have a psychology degree but have always been very interested in psych and was...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. Schools
    I've heard from people who went to Maryville that you need to do your first two years there to get into the BSN program, they favor people who did their pre-reqs there. I am taking pre-reqs at...
    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  15. Using "connections" to get a job
    I'll start off by saying I am not a nurse yet, I am still doing my pre-nursing classes. I have a B.A. from 2007 but I have only worked part time, with a gap in my in my history due to being a stay-at...
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. Volunteering in Maternity and PP-what do I need to know?
    Today was my second day of volunteering and it went much better. I was placed in triage where there were only two nurses and they were really busy. One of them showed me around and I followed her...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. Volunteering in Maternity and PP-what do I need to know?
    Ok, so I just got back from volunteering. Sadly, the nurse manager for the floor who had requested a volunteer was at a meeting the whole time, so I got put with the unit secretary. I mostly just...
    Jul 27, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Volunteering in Maternity and PP-what do I need to know?
    Thanks, I'll let you know how it goes tommorrow. I am super excited:D
    Jul 26, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Volunteering in Maternity and PP-what do I need to know?
    I am starting a volunteer "job" in a big hospital tommorrow. I will be doing it 3 hours a week. Baically, bc of my schedule I can't commit to a hospital job and I thought this would be a good way to...
    Jul 26, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. CNA/PCT work schedules in hosp.
    I am volunteering at a hospital right now and after about 6 months of volunteering, I plan to get my CNA license and apply for PCT jobs there. My question is what kind of schedule can you work as a...
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. when to take the dosage test
    Good to know it won't be too hard, I was kind of afraid of it! I think I'll take the review class offered at the CC, it's only $35 plus the cost of a book.
    Jun 28, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. when to take the dosage test
    I am starting my prereqs for the nursing program this fall. i will be taking Chem and Bio, as these are the classes needed to get on the waiting list for the ADN program. I also need to take the DCT...
    Jun 27, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. The dreaded pregnancy test
    Yes to this. When you think you might be pregant, you want to know NOW.
    Jun 17, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Why is LTC so hated
    You've raised a lot of issues that I haven't thought about. LTC patients are probably the least likely to make it out of a facility alive (that's the point of "long term care," right?), least likely...
    Jun 17, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Why is LTC so hated
    I hope I am not offending anyone with this question. I have been on allnurses for a while now, trying to find out as much as I can about the nursing career before getting started. One thing I have...
    Jun 17, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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