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  1. Which is better Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center vs. Conroe Reg. Med. Ct
    I will be starting IMCU days at memorial city April 4th so I will keep you posted!!
    Mar 10
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  2. Where should I buy my interview clothes?
    I know my response is late but: Express!!! tried and true. a little bit of money but nothing in comparison to the overall investment in your career.
    Feb 25
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  3. POLL: nurse-to-patient ratio
    I work on progressive care unit/ Intermediate care and have 3 pts. that's not to say I may transfer out 2 and get 2 though.
    Jan 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Confessions of a Job hopper
    although this may seem obvious, have u considered being part of a facility's "flex/float pool"team? if u have enough certifications, acls, pals, nrp, chemo, sedation protocols, you could have some...
    Nov 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Opinion of nurses
    I have to say the majority of our docs and critical care NP s are good about the distinction that "DNR" does not mean " do not treat". thank God.
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Opinion of nurses
    also the difference between DNR vs comfort care. and how does the family define " life support" exactly? dialysis, peg tube feedings, vent support, ecmo, lvads etc.... when does it cross the line? ...
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What Baffles You?
    family members who stay with their sick elderly mom in the hospital for two days and half jokingly say " yeah I'm basically a nurse now! yuk yuk yukkkk" maybe its a chip on my shoulder but that is...
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. katy area hospital nurse preference
    numerous hospitals have been built in the last few years in the Katy/ sugar land Katy/ Richmond there are Methodist west Houston, Texas children's west campus, memorial Hermann katy,...
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  9. Well.. I guess I am going to be canned
    i hope in the midst of all this that the housekeeper will be in an equally as stern meeting regarding what his/her duties are VS are not. i suppose i dont understand.....was there some sort of...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. Companies with the hardest job interviews
    some of those are asinine. an interview is such an awkward social experiment!
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  11. certifications for BSN new grads: BCLS, ACLS, BART..etc
    oh Goodness, calm down graduate nurse :-) the best thing that appears on your resume is an nursing intern/externship/tech position when applying for your first job things such as SANE and PICC are...
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. New back-to-school worry: Unvaccinated classmates
    Has jenny McCarthy ever ate her words yet on the whole fake vaccine- autism link that she wouldn't shut up about ,now that the study is officially debunked and a joke?
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Does your SO understand job stress?
    No my husband doesn't, in the same way I don't understand the stress of his job, a financial analyst. He understood the gravity of the experience the first time I had my very own pt code and not...
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How do you brighten your patients day?
    just by being my cheery, natural/"pharmaceutically" enhanced" self!
    Aug 29, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  15. Tattoos are taboo at work.  Yes? No?
    this topic has been beaten to death. nothing is inherently wrong with tattoos or the people have them. that said, i would think someone is a little off their rocker if they have a tattoo on their...
    Aug 29, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  16. Why info on white culture omitted from cultural compence in textbooks?
    As a " white person" , I say who cares. I hate hate haaaaated the cultural competency stuff because they always sound so stereotypical to me. To lump the way you interact with a young fillipino...
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. asked to be on our code blue committee
    Hey, I was approached by our education coordinator to join our facility's code blue committee. He serves on it himself. He was saying they review " code paperwork" and initiate improvements. I am...
    Aug 24, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  18. rating your pain! love!!
    Aug 18, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Easy, dumb, common new grad mistakes
    I had coke sitting In a peg for hours and it wouldn't unclog. So I called the attending to notify of my interventions and still no luck. So an hr later she makes rounds and if I see the a DR go in...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Day shift nurses: what do you eat for breakfast?
    I am usually sitting down to eat breakfast @0615 and wont get lunch anywhere between 1230-1430. So i chow down. I swear by 1 c kashi go lean crunch honey almond flavor, with skim milk. Usually...
    Aug 8, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  21. DO NOT pass on the poop
    I second the vast majority of the above comments. I was hoping to add something re: " etiquette".... Do a quick double check one hr before your shift. Make sure the Foley's are emptied, fluid...
    Aug 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Difference between night and day nurses
    well, this is from my experience with my first (and only) RN job...i work days. i strongly encourage my pts in ICU step down to get into a chair, unplug them from monitors so they can walk to the...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  23. Adderall addiction
    Don't slam me for this, BUT I thought I was having the Same issues. Are u taking adderall xr or short acting? The short acting was like catnip for me. Dangerous. The xr was good for a long time but...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  24. Do pt families every drive you crazy?
    my least favorite are the ones who have dealt with a chronically ill family member who tells you how to do your job based upon a nurse they had 2 days ago and also states that they "might as well be...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Advice on "setting boundaries"
    annoying? urg okay. needy? hey aren't we all? combative, though? not cool, wont be tolerated. firstly, since you seem concerned, let me say that the majority of my days do not include having to...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure