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  1. The Case Against Med-Surg!
    I wanted to do L&D...always have. Peds was a second choice. After 6 months of looking and looking, the only unit who would hire me was...you guessed it...peds med-surg! I had applied to other...
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. ALL nights or day/night MIX shift to pick? HELP! need to reply to recruiter!
    I have been a day/night rotator since I started in Dec 2009. I was hired for rotation, which was good for me because I wasn't sure what I would like better. Our scheduler told me that she could see...
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    Yes...we purposely have your child, who is here for PNA and JUST came off oxygen like 2 hours ago, on the monitor so that it will drive you both crazy overnight. If I have to be up for 12 hours...
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Stupid things said by your non-nurse significant other
    i am currently going through this....:crying2:
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. Dead bodies?
    I am TERRIFIED of dead bodies....which I can attribute to my love for horror movies. Even at funerals, I am silently screaming in my head "Get me the hell away from this casket!" when I walk up to...
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. honestly, how soon will you leave bedside nursing...
    I'm unsure...I don't necessarily mind bedside nursing as a whole, but doing it on this unit is what bothers me. However, it'll be 2 years next month since I started, and I can say that I have grown...
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Confess!  Whats the craziest force of habit you've done in the "Real World"
    ME TOO!!!:yeah:
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. Stupid things said by your non-nurse significant other
    Him: I had a fever last night. Me: Really? How do you know? Him: Well, my body felt dumb-hot, and I felt lightheaded. I was sweating bullets...and I was tired when I got home from work. ...
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. i feel guilty, help!
    Yeah, I feel like that sometimes, but hell, in order to take care of these kids, I need to be sane!
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How does your unit staff for census? Standby (on call) versus called off
    AMEN! LMAO If this does happe, however, we are called between 5 and 5:30 am/pm, and given the option to be on-call (PRN staff or OT staff are automaticaly cancelled for that shift) for 4 hours IF...
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Water Pitchers
    I forgot the rest of my post lol. Anyone can fill them up...RNs, techs, PSAs (here, we have Patient Service Attendants, who help with trays, menus, making beds, etc). If my patients are on strict...
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Water Pitchers
    I work at a pediatric hospital, so here we always give patients/families empty pitchers when they are admitted, but only fill them up when asked. A lot of these kids either drink bottle water (they...
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Confess!  Whats the craziest force of habit you've done in the "Real World"
    Telling time in the 2400 format. Anytime I'm watching a military show, I get so excited because I understand what they mean by "We will start running at 1400 hours". SMH
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. You Know You Are a Nurse When...
    When you envy your friends who have jobs where they don't work weekends or holidays, work less than 12 hours, and actually get off on time.
    Aug 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. Theme song to your Nursing career?
    "Oops I Did it Again" by Britney Spears :chair: "Scream" by Michael and Janet Jackson
    Aug 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    Patient's Mom: He is so fussy...what is wrong with him? Me: Let me recheck his temp. The tylenol we gave him an hour ago should have helped, but let me do that and look him over to see what else...
    Jun 13, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    Sigh....the dad of one of my patient's DID say that. Had it been earlier in my night shift, I would have found it funnier....but somehow humor goes out of the window at 4am. Just let me take the...
    Jun 13, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    Your son is 4 months....I'm pretty sure he will not think he is gay just because I have to stick a rectal thermometer up his yahoo. You brought him here for fevers, so I'm taking the temp. And btw,...
    Jun 1, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    You came in for a GI issue. Yes, if the doc says he wants strict I&Os, that includes your stool, as well. Trust me, I would like nothing more than for u to flush that rank sh*t down the...
    Jun 1, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Good Hospitals near Upper Marlboro, MD
    I don't know of many hospitals that are that close to Upper Marlboro, but I know of many in DC...not sure how far you are willing to travel. I work at Children's National Medical Center Main Campus...
    Jun 1, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  21. Favorite Dr or Nurse Name
    We have a Nurse Hooker, as well!
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. Favorite Dr or Nurse Name
    LMAO!:up:
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. Favorite Dr or Nurse Name
    The peds hospital where I work has a bear as it's logo, named Dr. Bear. We also have a real doctor here whose last name happens to be Bear. How ironic.
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. Top 10 Myths of the "MURSE"
    LOVED READING THIS!
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. share the weirdest reasons patients push the call light for
    Sorry but bwahahahahaha!! I would have given her the MEANEST look ever!
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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