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  1. New grads with licensure
    Rosetta Stone to learn a new language? I would just love to!
    6:23 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. FLAME ON!
    h, and I ate a bagel with 3 poppy seeds on it. How much water do I need to drink before my specimen is too weak?
    2:52 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. likely headed back to LTC
    Every now & then, you come across a resident who just 'makes your day'. You'll smile then and you'll smile when you think back. That makes it all worth it
    1:36 pm
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. I work at the worst LTC facility ever.
    Med times on 11-7 are tough. It is such a BUMMER to have to wake up pts but sadly, it's a necessary evil. I'm thinking THYROID meds. They HAVE to be given early BEFORE breakfast. Some pts are sooooo...
    1:31 pm
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. What have you lived through? (Let's reminisce)
    And there were the yearly grade school pictures - the ones where we all had hairstyles like someone stuck a bowl on our heads to cut our hair. And we all had zits. (Should have had stock in Clearisil...
    12:35 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. CNA instructor
    I sound like a broken record, but ... make sure your malpractice insurance will cover you. You will be an employee of the educational contractor so you might just want to be sure & safe.
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  7. What have you lived through? (Let's reminisce)
    I remember when folk subscribed to a 'Book of the Month Club". And you could buy an encyclopedia set a book at a time per week at the local grocery store. I still have my good ole' 'Funk & Wagnalls'...
    Feb 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What have you lived through? (Let's reminisce)
    "Only her hairdresser knows for sure'> Remember that phrase?
    Feb 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. BSA troop
    Just make sure you have malpractice insurance (and that it covers you for the different work environment). Just to be safe.
    Feb 25
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. why do nurses need to be licenced?
    Oops. You are correct. I did reverse the names. My preference would be Nurse Donna who did pass her exam on first try. TY for catching the error. Mea culpa.
    Feb 25
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. why do nurses need to be licenced?
    Wouldn't it be something interesting that in addition to having our names on our ID badges, there could be a way to identify how many time a nurse tested before passing licensure testing? If I...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  12. Coworker tried converting me on my break
    Am thinking not so much harassment, but she is creating 'a hostile work environment'. And that is something HR is responsible for preventing. Personally, I think this is out of bounds and HR may...
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. why do nurses need to be licenced?
    Is it popcorn time??? I think the state of Delaware has a Board that governs tattoo artists. I would believe it means that the providers use sterile needles and follow 'other' important standards....
    Feb 23
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. What have you lived through? (Let's reminisce)
    Did anybody say "sea monkeys"?
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Mispronunciations that drive you nuts
    This may be an unintentional speech impediment for those with a lisp. My sister had a lisp pronouncing her Ls very funny. She outgrew it. I'm the only person I know who uses "INs and OUTs' for I &...
    Feb 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. What have you lived through? (Let's reminisce)
    Remember table board games? We used to have Monopoly marathons; there was the Game of Life, Operation, Clue, Battleship, and a gazillion more, like that boyfriend-Barbie game. I remember when...
    Feb 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Problems at work, I need your advice  nurses!
    I can't really tell you what to do - that you need to decide for yourself. But I will tell you that there is no guarantee that a NEXT job will be any better than your first one. On the other hand, it...
    Feb 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What have you lived through? (Let's reminisce)
    NSIME is a tough post to follow right now. Like others, I want to say kudos to OP for starting this thread. It has been really terrific. I find it funny that many of the younger respondents have...
    Feb 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. What have you lived through? (Let's reminisce)
    To OP - yes, the world has changed but some of are still around that do remember our generation being involved in Vietnam. I had cousins and schoolmates who served. I remember the mandatory draft...
    Feb 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. What have you lived through? (Let's reminisce)
    Many Moms sewed at home on the good 'ole Singer sewing machine. Clothing for Mom and kids & home furnishings. Of course in the day, all Moms and daughters went through Home Economics in high school....
    Feb 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. What have you lived through? (Let's reminisce)
    Oh, I'm getting old! You guys mention all those performers. I grew up with street corner doo wop. The REAL oldies but goodies of the '50's, early '60's.
    Feb 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Union Representative (humor)
    Oh, Red - you win! :cheeky::yes::roflmao:
    Feb 20
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  23. What have you lived through? (Let's reminisce)
    Little box cameras that you held at about waist level and you would look down to the viewing window to see the image before you shot your pix.
    Feb 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What have you lived through? (Let's reminisce)
    Why am I stuck on tragedies? Thinking of the thalidomide babies and the DES pregnancies.
    Feb 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What have you lived through? (Let's reminisce)
    Forget Farrah Fawcett & Dorothy Hamill - I go back to the 'beehive' styles of the 60's. And the heavy black raccoon-eye eyeliner. Remember 1985 "We are the World" US for Africa charity group...
    Feb 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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