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  1. what do you ACTUALLY DO in clinicals
    I take my nursing fundamentals final tomorrow (wish me luck) and during our clinicals, we did vital signs, physical assessments, bed baths, clothing and bed linen changes, med passes, catheters, d/c...
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Can a Nursing student cover an MA?
    That is basically what I do, without the phlebotomy (we have an in-house tech that does all of the draws). I started out in reception, then moved to billing (in the beginning, the office wasn't...
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Why hire RN's when other disciplines can do the job
    The problem is that nurses have lost a lot of their/our skills. Someone actually asked me if a nurse was allowed to do an ABG because they're not respiratory! Of course, I've also had people ask me...
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How would you respond to this??
    Granted, this is coming from a student, but from my current view point, working with one patient at a time kills me, but when you consider that nurses have 5+ patients each, for 12 hr shifts, the...
    Oct 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. so I found out...
    I say let it go! Think of it this way, since you were discussing something with the instructor, and I'm assuming that you were holding your own in the discussion, it's possible that he was jealous...
    Oct 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. So besides nursing school, what do you all do in your spare time?
    Between school and work, I have no free time! I do manage to find time to keep teaching Sunday School, though, because the time studying the Bible and preparing the lesson helps to keep me centered...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. nonparenteral v. enteral
    Nonparenteral is oral meds (pills, capsules, syrups, etc.), topical meds (ointments, patches like nitro), suppositories (vaginal and rectal), etc. Pareneteral is anything injected into the body:...
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. No soap?
    Never heard of that... The LTC I was at for clinicals this semester had a "shower room" supply that consisted of body wash/soap for residents as well as shampoo and lotions, etc. Most of the...
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. What does he do?
    I'm not a nurse, yet, but relying on the state to remind you of when your nursing license expires would be like the state reminding you to renew your drivers license, wouldn't it? It seems to me...
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Who actually ENJOYS clinical?
    I'm glad you had such a great day at clinical! I love clinical myself, just not my instructor :( But, we're changing instructors next week, and I'm going from LTC to acute on a med/surg floor. Even...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. im injection
    I am currently a student in an ADN program, and was taught to aspirate on every IM injection. If I remember correctly, the reason that the instructors gave was because of the possibility of...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. Do I hate nursing school or just MY nursing school?
    So, I don't get along with my clinical instructor either, in fact, I don't think she likes me at all... But, the rest of the program is great. We have great lecture instructors, and our lab...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. nursing student life
    That's what I was thinking! My life is pretty simple right now: class, work, study, sleep (about 4 hr); in that order, and sometimes I might actually get to eat a little bit...
    Oct 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. So, My Clinical Instructor Hates Me...
    Thanks for the replies... It's not that I truly care if she likes me or not, just that she grades me based on my work and not any feelings she may, or may not, have toward me. Granted, she could...
    Oct 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. So, My Clinical Instructor Hates Me...
    I'm finishing up the first half of my first semester of an ADN program... I'm doing great in class (B+ average), lab is awesome, I get along with most of my instructors and classmates, but my...
    Oct 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Why Pain Management?
    Hello everyone! I currently work in a small pain management office as a CNA but I also do some medical billing when needed. I started wih the office in July 2009 and began the CNA course in August...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  17. Salary for clinic position?
    I'm a CNA in Kentucky, and I make $13.00 an hour in a clinic position! That's insane!!! Tell her what my aunt says, "Not only no, but hell no!"
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What does your hospital do for halloween?
    Our office always dresses up for Halloween, and we decorate the entire office! Our doctor loves it, when he was growing up in the , he never got to participate in Halloween (I forget the exact...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. treatment of student nurses on the floor
    As a fellow student, I have to agree! I think, though, that it depends on the facility and the specific nurses you are working with. Right now we're at LTC, and the RNs are, well, basically...
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Becoming a CNA and I am getiing my Certification for MA
    Two different work environments, and two different areas of work for that matter. Most places will only let you work under one title or the other. If you're working at a facility as a CNA, you...
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Pinning up long hair
    The policy to my nursing school states that if you have hair that touches your shoulders, you have to wear it up off your collar. But, no hair is to be left hanging in the face, so even if you have...
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. get this one
    I went to school with an Adam Adamson and a Jimmy James, yes, his first name was James... We have a couple that come to our office, the husband is Andrew Shawn Smith, initials are A.S.S., his wife...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. Are most people just against nursring as a profession?
    I've been through a similar situation... I started off wanting to be a PA because I always noticed that the doctor's office I go to as my primary care has a PA and when you see her, you seem to get...
    Sep 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Case for stethoscope?
    I use a travel toiletry bag I got at Walmart. On one side it has a big open area where I put my BP cuff and Stethoscope; the other side has some pockets that are the perfect size for alcohol preps,...
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  25. What kind of job can a CNA with phlebotomy certification expect to find?
    I think it depends on your area... In my neck fo the woods, you can only work as one or the other, in other words, under one certification at a time. I think the idea behind this is that CNAs...
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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