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  1. December 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    "You did what with the sleigh bells?!"
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  2. Burned out after only 3 weeks.
    You definitely needed a longer orientation & it's your right so you aren't risking your license. Unfortunately, the norm on type of patients anymore are bariatric, hoyer lifts, tons of wound care, 2...
    Apr 13, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Opinion, how would you have handled this?
    Write that up right away! That's ridiculous!!! That nurse needs to take care of her OWN patients! If she was too busy, then she should have called her charge nurse to go to that patient. Do an...
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. i HATE my job. Does anyone else feel the same?
    I completely understand! I've been a nurse for approximately 6 years on a cardiac telemetry floor and you can only take so many times being understaffed and having heavy patients. We lately always...
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. New nurse with job that is causing anxiety and depression
    You are obviously very smart, care about doing a good job, and have stuck it out while getting little support from your management. I would quit now. It will be much harder for you to get another...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. telemetry vs med surge
    You do exactly the same thing as med-surg only then you get all the cardiac piled on too. Just as overwhelming, understaffed, and then some. If you didn't like it, you might want to try one of the...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  7. Dear Family Members
    Amen to your letter. I try to "embrace" the patients' families now , I used to try to avoid them. I figure "kill them with kindness", right? It always amazes me how some of the family members can be...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Discouraged new grad
    My mom is a nurse manager in Oahu & she told me even if you have your BSN(which is good since at her hospital they only really look at the BSN apps now) they won't hire new grads. Can you go back to...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. Bullies
    This will make you stronger as a person. DO NOT let this co-worker get you down, I understand it is a very depressing situation, but people like her feed off of making other people miserable. Don't...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. Moving on.....
    Good luck with your new life & continued recovery!
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  11. Bullies
    You need to remember you are not to measure your worth as a person because of what another person(s) thinks of you. Especially a miserable, bitter, two-faced, "obviously has a lot of her own issues"...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  12. RN/Tech Romantic Relationship?
    You are not her supervisor. You in no way could directly fire/hire her or anyone else as a nurse on the floor, unless you become a unit manager or director of the floor. You delegating to her is...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Common nicknames for hospital items.
    yeah we do crystal light lemonade as a mix with go lytely usually
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. A totally different career path please
    I know somebody that went to a job at an insurance company & takes calls only from members with health questions, etc. She makes more money there as an rn than she did at the hospital she worked at.:)
    Apr 16, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. New Grad feels lost... not cut out for nursing?
    Hi, I felt EXACTLY the same way when I first started & have the entire time I've been nursing, which will be a year in a October. It is a very stressful job, but it does get easier as you become...
    Aug 4, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Night Shift?!?!
    Hi, I work the 7pm-7am shift 3 nights a week & it is really hard to get use to. I just went to my dr and he told me that if you work the night shift & try to get up early on your days off & try to...
    Aug 4, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. How are the other RN's treating you?
    Hello, I'm glad you asked. I'm a telemetry nurse with almost a month on the floor so far. The nurses I have been with for training so far have been very nice and helpful! Some are better at giving a...
    Oct 26, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. NCLEX-Feeling like I failed
    I took the NCLEX 2 months ago & it clicked off at 80 questions. I thought I failed, questions were sooooo hard. In my state we can check results in 2 days & I did it online--I passed, thank God! I've...
    Aug 21, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Hello Everyone--newbie RN
    I've been reading many of the posts on this website for the past month or so, but just decided to join. I have a very pressing question. I have worked in the same hospital for the past 6yrs. I just...
    Aug 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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