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  1. New Grad BSN, RN and cannot find a job!! HELP!
    I currently work for CHOA, and I can tell you that they really want a year of inpatient experience before hiring. I would look at smaller hospitals, or ones that aren't so close to Atlanta. I am from...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  2. Applying to Georgia Highlands. Do they require a waiting period when retaking TEAS?
    Ga Highlands grad here! Just want to say good luck! :)
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  3. Thinking of applying to Peds... questions
    Well, as far as "cons" go, I think the depends on the size of your peds unit and what kind of patients they see. If it's a small, itty bitty part of a hallway, I would say the con would be that you...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  4. ER Pharmacist?!
    I work in a children's teaching hospital, and there is a pharmacist in the ER full time, and also in the PICU, Hemo/Onc, and one designated for the floors. They also attend all codes. You can imagine...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Newish RN with new back injury - help!
    Sorry to hear about your injury. After almost a year into nursing, I had a terrible shoulder injury that required surgery, and ended up being a torn rotator cuff. (I was 24 at the time, way too young...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. What do CNAs do?
    Our CNAs do a lot more than just vitals. You have to remember that not all children have parents there, so feedings and diapers are done by the nurses and CNAs. Also, just because they are children...
    Feb 25, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  7. I failed my patient
    I think this post has a whole lot of truth to it. Thank you for this wisdom - in a small way, it makes me feel better already. I feel like it's different when you have an adult screaming at you "I'M...
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I failed my patient
    Yes, on paper, I did what I was supposed to do. I called the doctor and told him about UOP and vitals, ect ect. That's not really the point. I felt like there was MORE than just what I could tell him...
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I failed my patient
    I am seriously consumed with guilt and just need to vent. I work in peds, but I'm new to peds. Without giving specifics, I went in my patient's room at 2000 (work night shift) to do my...
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. My RN New Grad is losing hope need suggestions
    Has she tried Atlanta?! Usually the hospitals around me are pretty good about hiring new grads! Just an idea. :)
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. In honor of 9/11.... what was it like as a nurse?
    I Goodness, I've not even thought about that. Reminds me of the movie Remember Me with the Twilight guy in it. The movie kinda dragged on and on till the end when this young guy goes to meet his...
    Sep 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Funny things that happen
    When I was 19, I was in new employee orientation for my first real big girl job (as a lab tech). We were at lunch and the a few higher ups were sitting at a table diagonal to the cashier, just to say...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Time to get real -
    I read about that!! But, from what I understood, it was more because they felt like they falsely advertised the number of their graduates that had jobs as a lawyer a year out from graduation (or...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Time to get real -
    I do understand what you are saying, really. But it may just be my area, but I know a couple of people that have graduated from law school and can't find really steady work. They dont know if they'll...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. In honor of 9/11.... what was it like as a nurse?
    This is pretty much exactly how I feel. Just to think its a normal day, only to be part of something so horrific. I also think about the person that missed the disaster because they stopped to get...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Grady Hospital.......
    Grady is talked about a lot on the Georgia part of AN. Being a fellow Georgian, I go there a lot. Plus, you'll find better people to answer your questions. Good luck!
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  17. In honor of 9/11.... what was it like as a nurse?
    Wow. All of your stories give me chills. My little brother, who was five at the time, was talking to me about it yesterday, and I was completely disappointed that he didn't understand the gravity...
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. In honor of 9/11.... what was it like as a nurse?
    I figured there were threads about this. And usually Im not a fan of re-threading. But, it being the ten year anniversary, I thought it would he nice for people to share, since its all over the place...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. ER computer programs
    The t-system I used was on the computer. We did have the t system sheets for downtime, but we charted and got labs and everything on the computer. You should convince them to get it! :)
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. In honor of 9/11.... what was it like as a nurse?
    I was on my way home from work, listening to the radio, and everybody is playing things in honor of 9/11. Today is my birthday. On 9/11, I was getting my drivers license. I was too young to...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I know, I know.... another night shift thread....
    Thanks guys!! Yeah, I know 6 hrs isn't really excellent, but I have an hr commute and my shift ends up being an even 13 hours after report. So I usually get home about 915, asleep by 10, wake at...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I know, I know.... another night shift thread....
    So, I've been on nights 3 weeks now. And staying up, sleeping in the day... So far so good. But my memory seriously sucks at work. Way worse than when I work days. I sleep well (usually ab 6...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. nursing career without touching people
    This isn't serious, is it? How did you make it through the rest of school? Get a different career. My sister works in finance. She doesn't touch people
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Ever see "FULL LET" for code status?
    This thread is educational on many levels.... I live in the south. We don't have fancy words for this stuff.
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. ER computer programs
    T-system is the BOMB. Seriously, triage, assessment, meds, interventions..all in one page. So easy to use
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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