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  1. Patients who want to be admitted for minor things
    Oh yeah! We'll even send u home with a new emesis basin for when u get home - just in case. That's what I finally had to tell one patient when they were trying not to go home - said their emesis...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Would you be insulted by this?
    Bahahahaha!! Anne, RNC
    Apr 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Describe your 10/10 pain. Piggybacking off of recent pain discussions.
    Oh that hurts just thinking about it! Anne, RNC
    Apr 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Describe your 10/10 pain. Piggybacking off of recent pain discussions.
    Hi! I can remember twice presenting to the ER with pain 10/10. First time was when I had pancreatitis due to a stone lodged in my duct. Second time was when I had a horrible h/a. Ended up in...
    Apr 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Quitting after 2 weeks
    I definetly agree with the 2 PP - unless it's a BIGGIE, try to stick it out. I only had to do that once, and I only made it 8 hours of a 12 hour shift! It was due to something highly illegal -...
    Apr 14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Don't do this in clinical..
    Wow! That would drive me nuts! I know u were glad she wasn't with u that day! Anne, RNC
    Apr 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. State review/my bad
    Oh wow!! I am SO sorry! That sounds crazy - I can't imagine working thru all that - and state being there! Anne, RNC
    Apr 13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Role call!
    U got it! Hugs! Anne, RNC
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  9. I'm sorry, honey.  Mommy is a nurse...
    My 16 yr old stepson has had double trouble since his dad and I got married 10 yrs ago - we have had full custody of him both of us are RNs. His dad is a little more of a pushover than I am, so he...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  10. What do you think of fibromyalgia?
    I know!!! I was SO thrilled when I saw the thread! I've wanted to talk about fibro for quite a while but was kind of embarrassed to say anything until I found the thread. :)
    Apr 11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. What do you think of fibromyalgia?
    Yoga has been a big help to me too. Anne
    Apr 6
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. Unbelievable
    Makes me wonder what the MD / patient would say if he found out. Anne, RNC
    Apr 6
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  13. What's the best site to get my ceu hours?
    Hi! My hubby and I get ours through Medscape.com - they are all free there, and a lot of them are videos instead of articles. I also use WildIris.com also. Anne, RNC
    Apr 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. What do you think of fibromyalgia?
    Right! This is SO true! I've had people (including my mom) who didn't know or really understand that just because they couldn't see looking at me that something was wrong. I have had some...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. What do you think of fibromyalgia?
    Hahaha! I did too - I didn't find anything either! It was maybe a month ago - I was disappointed when I didn't find anything. Happened to run across this one :) My fibro symptoms didn't really...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. What do you think of fibromyalgia?
    LTCNS - I have it too, and can really relate to your symptoms. I was diagnosed with it about 3 years ago. The only med I take for it is Lyrica BID. I've been on the lowest possible dose for almost...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  17. Interview
    Awesome news! Fingers crossed for u ! Anne, RNC
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. Burned Bridges
    Definetly some good advice! OP, I have also burned my share of bridges - well, I guess I drove a truck full of c4 under my bridges before I struck the match. Anne, RNC
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Rn to medic
    Pixie, thank u again for your service! U rock! Anne, RNC
    Apr 3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Rn to medic
    - You're right, Esme. I feel like I learn quite a bit from my AN friends all over - I'm happy to learn from my paramedic friends, and SO very glad that they don't present the same...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. AIDS during the 80s
    Grn Tea - I remember your posting in the other thread then - it moved me almost to tears then, and it does now too. Thank u for doing what u did. I just can't imagine the heartache, the just total...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. CEUs on resume?
    Dh and I haven't seen it around here. Anne, RNC
    Apr 2
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  23. Is this risking my license?
    This!!!!! That's crazy!!! Anne, RNC
    Apr 1
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Role call!
    August 15, 1999. I had a little trouble getting someone to give me a chance after entering the RNP in our state (La) That is what I needed to help get my feet wet in the world of recovery...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. New to sobriety from everything...jumping out of my skin
    Hi! I'm Anne - I have been in recovery since 1999. I can SO relate to what u said, and 2year hit the nail on the head. I got used to numbing almost EVERY emotion with a pill. Mad, take a pill. ...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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