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  1. So glad I'm not the only one!
    I went from a long time CNA to RN and I felt awful about my choice for approx 8 months. Now I'm glad I made the leap, I now have the time to do what I want in regards to actual hands on care and am...
    Nov 30
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. white boards in patients room
    So I find that I need more space for plan of care, specifically...ivf, iv abx, pain meds, PT etc. I feel I need to write for the layperson, so it is not as easy to abbreviate. Also there is only one...
    Oct 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Wishing you a speedy recovery... And of course (((hugs)))!
    Oct 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Mantra?... Whats yours??...
    "I cannot change other people, I can only change my response to them".
    Oct 21
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  5. 2nd health care worker gets Ebola at TX Hosp
    Watching CNN now too. CDC is having an over the phone interview with different news outlets. The second HCW travelled on a commercial plane after caring for initial Ebola pt. One of the HCW is being...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. GED and Nursing
    RN here, GED in hand, high honors in ASN program and well on my way to BSN, again honors student. The only thing that can get in the way of your success is yourself. Good luck!
    Jul 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Writing counts! Funny video!
    I saw this approximately 15 minutes ago and the first thought in my brain involved Allnurses and the grammar police on here. I love the grammar police, it seems to me more and more people are using...
    Jul 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Need a seasoned nurse's advice
    I know how you feel. It stinks, but I agree with other posters to work on another floor if possible. I worked as an aide for 17 years and I went to other floors for my orientation, then was hired on...
    May 28
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. are mandatory scrub color-coding in hospitals the wave of the future?
    Where I work, we have an old outdated color system. The CNA wears a specific color and transport has a specific colored shirt. Nurses and resp wear whatever, but so does housekeeping. Hmm, how...
    May 7
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. Middlesex community college waitlist
    Hi I'm not on the waitlist but I did attend the day program there. They send out letters in June and December for admissions. You will hear either way. I waited 1.5 yrs for days, but was doing my...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  11. Triage Call Bell?
    We have these where I work and if the first light, say toilet, isn't answered right away the patients just hit all of them, so it looks like there are four call lights going off at the same time on...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. Geriatric Nurse show "Getting On"....have you watched?
    Oh I watched the whole season the other day, it was a riot! (it's only 6 episodes) I love this show, it is funny and has moments of serious clarity as well. Well worth watching. Another season was...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Stupid hospital/company tricks
    Here's a small stupid trick. Someone in the dietary/kitchen dept decided it was too much money for bendy straws. Have you ever tried to give someone a drink after a procedure, where they have to lie...
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Your Starting Salary?
    New grad ASN outside Boston, MA Small community hospital 28.07 days 3.00 diff for eves and 6.00 on nights. W/e diff 2.50.
    Jan 14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. What Are The Most Creative Call-off Excuses You Have Heard?
    Most interesting? " I can't remember where my teeth/dentures are." Yikes!
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. No Visitors
    I am placed in that same situation all the time..."I'm sorry we have no pt by that name" and lo and behold they ordered a large iced coffee from friends! Oops I forgot to tell you where I was...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. nclex monday! 7/8
    Congrats to you too!
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. nclex monday! 7/8
    I passed! 75 questions and now my name is on the BON website! Wow.
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. nclex monday! 7/8
    Same boat here...lots of SATA, priority, no hot spots or audio/video. 75 questions with a "good pop up". We will see how the official results turn out.
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. nclex monday! 7/8
    I'm taking mine tomorrow 7/8,as well. I took yesterday off, doing a little review this morning and then my hubby has my afternoon filled with activities he has planned to keep my mind free. Good luck...
    Jul 7, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. My daughter graduated BSN May 10th still hasn't received her ATT. Has anyone
    I graduated on May 23 and just received my ATT yesterday, so three weeks for me. I'm in MA. Good luck to your daughter!
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. anyone from middlesex community college rn program
    I paid 1700 dollars in 2011 in the fall semsester but that didnt include the health insurance which is 1100 dollars if you don't have any...I am in the full time day program. Hope that helps you!
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  23. Has anyone ever worked as a CNA while going to nursing school full time?
    I work 28 hours while in a full time program with no problem. I will say that I do not have any children, just a husband. I am in my third semester, I did 36 the first semester and then went down to...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. Top 10 tips for nursing school
    Sleep, if you can and eat a well balanced diet. It will help you in the long run. I will go to bed early even if I haven't finished my studying, because it does no good on my brain when it's tired....
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. ATI Fundamental
    Hey Quinnie- Great job and good luck with the other tests!:specs:
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student

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