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  1. Is it worth it?
    Don't quit! You are so not alone with the anxiety issues. I had a terrible time with that in the past. There are lots of little tricks and practical advice here on allnurses that can really help. ...
    Nov 22
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  2. Is that truly professional behavior?
    Shaking my head....but feel strongly that someone with only a year and a half of experience who behaves like that won't last long....then they may come here to complain that they've been let go from...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. Office nursing
    Hi Didi - I did it the other way around (clinic/office then private duty). It is quite true that each office has it's own way of doing things but even so I would go ahead a take a phlebotomy course....
    Nov 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Suicide
    I'm praying for you and this child. Our community went through a grueling ordeal over a 15 year old boy who jumped off a building into the quad area during lunchtime in 2012.
    Nov 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Pdn lvn to rn job situation
    It absolutely would not be unprofessional to ask your agency for different hours! In fact, it's my experience that we give up certain perks such as guaranteed break and meal times and fewer benefits...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. Attention All LVN/LPN Students!
    That is so nice of you! Welcome to allnurses!
    Nov 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  7. Hygiene After Hospital Shift
    The only thing I "caught" at the hospital was a night of continuous barfing from some cafeteria creamed spinach that went bad. This generally shocks many people, but we rarely wore gloves at all in...
    Nov 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. As a CNA, I feel taken for granted
    I'm so sorry there are some nurses in your workplace who don't understand the value of CNAs or who are rude to you. The best nurses (and many of them are members here) understand that the competence...
    Nov 11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Finally landed hospital job!
    Just want to say congrats on the new job! :balloons:
    Nov 10
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  10. Anyone else regret this?
    I just noticed the elderly nature of this thread! Hoping WindyhillBSN made peace with her BSN situation!
    Nov 5
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. Recent changes to allnurses
    The "likes" used to be called "kudos" and the unique way AN displays them vs Facebook is one of my favorite things about this site. The first big change a couple of years ago was to this whiter,...
    Nov 3
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  12. Recent changes to allnurses
    I think it looks really good - my silver dot looks blue but other than that I feel I'm adapting to the changes just fine so far! :-) (I'm not really complaining about the blue dot I know silver...
    Nov 3
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  13. I passed my boards!!
    Congratulations! Your persistence and determination paid off! :balloons:
    Nov 3
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Help me bring this into the public!
    It's times like these I really miss Dr. C. Everett Koop. On the other hand, the fact that AN is attracting people who beat the drum for panic rather than reason and evidence means we're total...
    Oct 30
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. Help me bring this into the public!
    The petition is ridiculous and there's no way in hell I would sign it.
    Oct 30
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  16. Good grades, substandard clinical performance
    I don't hear anything that is different from what I and many others have experienced. I was still gently lifting each limb etc with the bed bath on my first job (we did total patient care). As a...
    Oct 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Knitting during class: ok or not?
    You've been a class act throughout, BusyBee. I'm sure you possess the necessary skills to evaluate the impact of your knitting on the learning environment of your instructors/classmates/whoever. ...
    Oct 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Knitting during class: ok or not?
    Welcome to Allnurses! :hrns&wlcm: (I myself prefer to play Air Kazoo while doing the Touchdown Dance)
    Oct 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. "Nursing Shortage"
    I agree with Ilg re: textbooks The entire process of writing and editing new books or new editions is time-consuming. I know that even the people who specialize in the nursing workforce...
    Oct 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Knitting during class: ok or not?
    Thank you, RNsRWe. SionainnRN I have no way to control how things appear so I really can't give you a mea culpa here. I told you what I posted on the desktop version. End of discussion.
    Oct 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Knitting during class: ok or not?
    I'm sorry you chose to believe I wasn't telling you the truth. I have no idea how the mobile AN is seen on various phones. 16302
    Oct 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Knitting during class: ok or not?
    It's ombre boucle yarn in shades of green (mostly a very distracting shade of lime green! I'm just going to keep knitting that sucker til I run out of yarn. It will wind it's way out the classroom...
    Oct 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Knitting during class: ok or not?
    I believe if you look at my post again you will see that I did quote you appropriately and wrote a comment about paper fortune tellers and gum wrapper chains under it. Then I quoted Wavewatcher.
    Oct 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Knitting during class: ok or not?
    Paper fortune tellers! Folded gum-wrapper chains! I now see the error of my ways. It's this thread and the eating in class thread that have convinced me. There are probably many different...
    Oct 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Thoughts and prayers on the wings of angels, Esme! :redpinkhe: :flwrhrts: :redpinkhe:
    Oct 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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