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  1. Am I Being Bullied?
    The only thing I can say it's stop trying so hard, just makes things awkward. Just mind your own business, use your free time to learn more things. Whatever relationship evolves just let it happen...
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. confused about PRN use
    If the pt is reporting anxiety in addition to hearing voices, haldol and Ativan should be given together. Ativan is for anxiety and haldol is an antipsychotic, the pt will probably fall asleep but...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. PCU to ER?
    I would take the ICU job, critical care experience is a huge plus to getting hired in the ER. Good luck!
    Jul 17
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. If you could just pick up and leave, where would you go?
    I live here in San Antonio, I don't think I would want to live anywhere else. I wish the weather wasn't so hot but I manage cause I love it here.
    Jul 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Would "trendy" hair make hiring managers reconsider hiring you?
    If you're that concerned why not just wait after you get a job? I have a coworker with the same haircut you described who got hired where I work so it may or may not be a problem but just play it...
    May 17
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. Unsafe ED
    I once had a floor nurse report me to my charge nurse in the ED because I sent a patient up who's colostomy bag was full and an ordered foley was not done. Granted I did not know the bag was full and...
    May 3
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. Things you'd like to say to….
    One last one: For the love of God please just please stop acting like a huge va jay jay... You made a conscious decision to go bull riding like a "tough macho man" now take that shoulder...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Things you'd like to say to….
    To the young, walkie-talkie pt: No, I definitely will NOT arrange transportation for you, you can walk over to the bus stop or use the free phone in the waiting room to call a friend. To the pt...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. I have an interview in a level 1 trauma center, need advice!
    I stumbled up on this old thread and just wanted to say 6 months of working in the ER and it has been the best experience of my life! I only had to work a whooping ONE night shift and then officially...
    Dec 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. SATA weakness! Help!
    I think everyone's weakness are SATA questions.. I took my test today and only got 4 SATA. Test shut off at 80 questions and I got the good pop up. You might not even get many questions like that,...
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Anybody take it today 6/25
    I took it today too. 2 hours and I'm guessing 80 questions because I got to 75 and it just gave me a few more questions after that. Although it was a pretty tough test I felt good when I finished. ...
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Just need to vent :(
    Thank you for reading my post I seriously cannot stop thinking about this and I need to vent, my husband is not in healthcare and he's the only one I've talked to but I feel that he doesn't...
    May 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. Best Hallucinations Thread
    I had a patient with hepatic encephalopathy tell me to get all my children under control pointing to an empty corner and she also said "look at all the little kittens" while pointing to the floor. ...
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. New Grad w/an offer but now an interview for dream(?) job!
    I'd say go to the interview and see where it goes from there. Sounds like you are leaning more towards ER from what I read on your post, you can always transfer later to another floor if you don't...
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. Accepted!! What to do this summer in preparation
    What to do in preparation? um lets see... sleep A LOT, spend lots of time with family and friends, enjoy the summer!
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. What am I doing wrong! I just want to cry
    I think you should meet with your instructor and let her know what's going on. Maybe he/she can offer some advice and help you work out a plan. After all, they write the test they know best where...
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Hospital closing my entire unit.
    This sounds very familiar. My friend works at a hospital here in San Antonio who is going through the exact same thing right now. Hang in there and I hope you get a job soon! :)
    Apr 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. ER Reservations and Concierge Services at Hospitals Boost Bottom Lines
    This is just encouraging the use of the ER for non-emergent medical issues, this is so ridiculous and I hope this doesn't start happening everywhere. If you can wait at home comfortably, it is not...
    Apr 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. I have an interview in a level 1 trauma center, need advice!
    Thank you! how about interpreting EKGs? I feel like nursing school did not do a very good job in that area, do you know where I can find some help with that?
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. I have an interview in a level 1 trauma center, need advice!
    Just wanted to say I got the job! Any advice for a new grad in the ED?
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. All nurses! Brand new PCT in need of advice :)
    I found that sometimes it is very hard to please all the nurses, especially since on my floor sometimes I can be assigned to 4 nurses (we split the floor half and half). When I first started working...
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  22. Have not heard back!
    Okay I think I feel better about calling now. I have been reluctant to ask those questions because I didn't want to come across too aggressive or pushy but you are right, they must get these kinds...
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  23. Have not heard back!
    I know this has been said a million times before but I interviewed Wednesday last week and I still have not heard back! I know I should be patient, but I just want someone to help me put my mind at...
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  24. I have an interview in a level 1 trauma center, need advice!
    Well it's done and over with, I think I did pretty well for the most part. Some questions I did hit a wall on but I still answered as best as I could. I got pretty good feedback from the peer...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. I have an interview in a level 1 trauma center, need advice!
    Thank you everyone for your input, I talked to my instructors and they said the same thing as you guys. The interview is tomorrow morning and I decided to go for it, IF I do end up getting an offer....
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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