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  1. no cell phones no personal phone calls at work
    brrrrrringggg.... "Sacred Smattering of Hope Psychiatric Facility, this is Nurse Ratched, how may I help you?" "My husband, Mr. Wonderful, is a nurse there and we have a family emergency,...
    Aug 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. no cell phones no personal phone calls at work
    No one is cut off from all communication from family. Your friend can give his famliy the facility's phone number and they can call in an emergency.
    Aug 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. To become a nurse??? Need advise~
    I certainly had no intention of discouraging her, and you clearly have no idea what my intentions are. In reality (in person, not online) I have tutored and advised more nursing, pre-nursing, and...
    Aug 12, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    Since everyone and their sister has a camera phone, many that can, in fact, record videos, please take some pics and videos of the death angel and get an interview with him or her if you can. That...
    Aug 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. To become a nurse??? Need advise~
    I would respectfully ask that you re-write your post and remove all the text-speak and inventive punctuation. It would make it much easier to address your perfectly valid concerns and questions. ...
    Aug 12, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Pre NS anxiety/cold feet!
    Keep thoughts like above in the forefront and do your best to avoid dwelling on negativity. It will help.
    Aug 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. How long is a BLS class supossed to last
    Refresher BLS courses often last around 2 hours.
    Aug 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Is it to late for me to become a Nurse?
    Sounds like heaven. You can decide for your own damn self if nursing is for you or not. Get started already!
    Aug 12, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. If you are a bad CNA, does that make you a bad Nurse?
    I thought the exact same thing as a new CNA. Turns out I was one of the few aides making sure people were shaved, had their teeth brushed, were wearing their glasses hearing aids, had (their own)...
    Aug 11, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Did I do something horribly wrong?
    Some instructors get more nervous and high strung than students at clinical. Sometimes it is their superiors filling their heads with thoughts of "If one of your students screws up, YOU will lose...
    Aug 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Life as a New Grad Sucks
    I'm not aware of any nurses who went 12-4 last year (while throwing 33 TDs and 7 picks) and went to the NFC Championship.
    Aug 10, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Being around alot of women....Pros and Cons
    Even sadder for you apparently. I've never used "girls" demeaning term. "Guys" and "boys" is also used, even though we are adults and no one seems to get their undies in a bunch over it. The...
    Aug 8, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Patient falls scare me to death
    You did what you could and doing those things will help keep your patients safe and make you a better nurse. A lot of fearful hand-wringing and endless obsessing over it will not help keep your...
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. What To Do When Dating A Co-Worker
    I dunno, sounds like he got a little good out of it pretty early on.
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Why did you choose to go into nursing?
    I chose to go into nursing because of the infinite number of jobs, the fantastic pay, the glamor of the profession, and the great liklihood of having sex in the supply room with a cute coworker.
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Study Guide for Textbook
    The study guide for my Fundamentals book (Perry and Potter) is useless. The study guide for my Med Surg book (Lewis) is worth its weight in gold.
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. is there a problem with men going into nursing.
    I've never had a chaperone as a CNA, Home Health Aide, or Student Nurse at clinical, nor have I ever seen a male nurse who had a chaperone. Now, patients and families are free to choose to have...
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Being around alot of women....Pros and Cons
    Young man, the best advice anyone could give to you would be to, um, keep quiet. If you put your foot in your mouth early in nursing school, you will have a very long and difficult time ahead of you....
    Aug 5, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Tired of ppl who says that you are not a real nurse cause you dont work in a hospital
    This sounds a lot more like one single ignorant person than "ppl."
    Aug 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Are the new nurses to blame
    " No matter the career, good solid experience in fieldwork is a requirement for success whether you plan to get advanced degrees or not. Those who disdain the very work they need to advance...
    Aug 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I Think I am NOT Going to NS
    If you have a 4.0 GPA what the heck are you caterwauling about? Who do you think fails and passes exit exams anyway? (Hint: The 4.0 students do just fine.) As I said, nursing school is a whole...
    Aug 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Lower stress areas to 'get your feet wet' in nursing?
    I'm aware of that; I was pointing out that the stress starts *long* before that - in sort of a funny kind of... Nevermind.
    Aug 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Best method for figuring dosage calculations!!!!
    The formula method works fine for very simple and straightforward problems. However, once you get into flow rates, surface area/body weight, stuff like that, there will not be an easy to use...
    Aug 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Be Aware: Don't Go into Nursing
    I understand you are venting, but try to take a deep breath and think about what you are posting. You sound hysterical.
    Aug 4, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. GPA
    GPA
    Don't worry about the median. Get a 4.0 and you will have no problems. If you cannot get a 4.0, get as close to that as you can - what I mean is do the best you can. "Normal" students can afford...
    Aug 4, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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