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  1. Need to find an accelerated BSN program that I can get into!
    Be prepared to get on a long wait list at a community University or shell out some big student loans to get into a private University with that GPA. I'm currently sitting at a 2.9 because there's...
    Apr 6, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Instructor reamed me even though nurse said I did right thing..what do you think?
    Just keep in mind that instructors are overly critical of students so that they will remember their mistakes. The more seriously you take it now, the better a nurse you'll be when you don't have some...
    Mar 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Thinking about switching career paths.
    barlow, Thanks for taking the time to make that reply, I got a lot of great information out of it. :)
    Mar 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. "NP's Are Smart Nurses" ????
    Don't NP's have more power in the medical field than PA's?
    Mar 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Thinking about switching career paths.
    Thank you for the replies everyone. Where does one go about looking for jobs where they need RN's for research rather than standard bedside care?
    Mar 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Thinking about switching career paths.
    I've considered it. My initial plans were to actually get an NP and open my own clinic. As far as business selling reptiles, fish, etc. I do it on the side right now - and have about 20 years...
    Mar 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Thinking about switching career paths.
    Thank you for all the replies. I think I'm going to get my BSN and try and get into Research Nursing then move into Biology after that. Does anyone have information on where I can find job...
    Mar 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Thinking about switching career paths.
    Thanks. I'm more interested in information of how hard it is to find work in this field by comparison, if anyone has any information on that end. :)
    Mar 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Thinking about switching career paths.
    So here's the short version. I'm disabled, narrow spine, bad hip, take narcotic medications for it, as well as anxiety problems and PTSD from the military which I take other medications for. Covered...
    Mar 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. New nurse here...slapped today by patient.
    Did this behavior continue after that single incident? I don't know about pressing charges, if it was a single incident - definitely file a report in it so other nurses are aware that the PT is...
    Mar 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Co-Worker not smelling so good
    Depression issues can lead to havoc in terms of proper hygiene. I can attest to this - before I sought help for depression and anxiety issues I would have no problems going a week without a shower. ...
    Mar 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Hairline fracture?
    I had a hairline fracture in my left calcaneus through all of basic training in the Army. Never had it casted, went through all of the training with it - while I definitely felt it (running 2...
    Mar 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. patient dies from combination of drugs that doc prescribed. who is responsible?
    Elaborate more on the situation if you want more concrete answers - either way it's the fault of all three people, if not more, that everyone else has mentioned in this thread. Who would take the...
    Mar 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Falsely Accused!
    Ask to see the video. Either you're lying, or they are. Get a lawyer ASAP - as this is something that can cost you your license should you not challenge it. If you're not lying - I'd get a...
    Mar 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Hello varicose veins! [Caution: VENTING!!]
    Bring a folding lawn chair into work - one of the really small ones that folds out in four directions to make a seat. Stash it somewhere, and bring it out when you're ready to document. If some...
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Balancing Nursing School and a Boyfriend
    How old are you, anyway, averie? If you don't mind me asking.
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Just started Nursing School and could be homeless!!
    Put that kid into military school. It'll straighten him out and you won't have to worry about it any longer. You may have to take a loan out - but your families safety is priceless. I would...
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Missed a call for an on-call shift
    Hrm. Is the ring tone problem a known glitch for that model of blackberry? If it's not, then can't you get a new one and pay the insurance premium of $50 or whatever to get it replaced? Heck,...
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Balancing Nursing School and a Boyfriend
    If he cares about you as much as he says he does, he won't let this get in the way of your relationship. If he's too short sighted to see that you're developing a future for yourself, then you're...
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. does the med asst. program count as my pre reqs???
    Only way you'll get a clear answer out of that one is to call up the Nurse counselor for whichever school you plan on attending and verifying it from them, in writing.
    Mar 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Conferences for student who wants to be Family Nurse Practitioner
    Have you tried calling your State Board of Nursing? They should have a listing of all those things... Either that or search for colleges in your area that offer the Masters degree and inquire...
    Mar 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I want excitement from my job
    Join the Army, Coast Guard, Navy, or become a flight nurse ;)
    Mar 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Resident called me a "cheap date"...
    I love the elderly, something about most of them - especially the males - that is endearing and tough. Maybe it's because the majority had served in a time of war, I don't know. It just seems like...
    Mar 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How many of you took Maths in High School?
    I got all A's in my math classes, up to calc. Unfortunately I haven't taken a math class in oh....10 years... The problem with math, is if you don't use it, you forget how to do it. I have to...
    Mar 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Co-Worker not smelling so good
    During training in the Army we had a company that consisted of roughly 300 males and 200 females. The entire PX area that we were allowed to shop at - at the time - had run out of tampons, and all...
    Mar 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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