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  1. Certifications, CCRN, PCRN or FLUNKY
    Thanks for the advice. You are right!
    Mar 18
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. How to deal with some of the staff?
    Don't let them get to you! You can't change those type of folks. It sounds like you have a good situation overall. You can't fix others, but you can control your response to them. Just focus on...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Need help from you my fellow nurses..
    I haven't been an LPN, so I can't tell you much about that subject. If there is anyway to skip LPN and go ahead and get your RN I think you would be better off. Not many people hiring LPNs these...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  4. looking for something new -- need advice
    Look into being a sales rep for either pharma or equipment. You have a lot more freedom, and probably more money also.
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. TOTALLY BUMMED
    Hang in there! Be sure that your total debt each month is a little bit less than the month before. Set a goal as to how much you can pay down debt each time you get a check. Use coupons, and be...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Better to Resign, or be Terminated?
    I think I would resign from a place that put me on suspension for minor mistakes! Nursing can be brutal, and I think they are trying to tell you something. Better to leave on your own terms, but I...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. im hating nursing rn
    My hospital is always looking for people to work nights, and I think most hospitals are the same. Maybe you should apply and underline "Willing to work nights!"
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Certifications, CCRN, PCRN or FLUNKY
    I am being encouraged to get a nursing certification. My director has a goal to get a certain number of nurses "certified". I can push to take the CCRN, which I barely qualify for, or I can take...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. CVICU - Eating their young
    Thanks for the advice guys! I will keep asking questions, and will not risk my patient's over pride!
    Sep 5, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. CVICU - Eating their young
    Excellent advice amzyRN! Thanks for your thoughtful response! :yes:
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. CVICU - Eating their young
    I am new to CVICU and am trying to learn, but when I ask questions some of the experienced nurses roll their eyes and give condescending answers. Then they complain to the charge nurse about how...
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  12. Personality At Work vs. At Home
    I am just the same.
    Jun 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. June 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    It's just another accommodation for the morbidly obese.
    Jun 10, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  14. Fresh Heart Training
    I am new to CVICU and have been taking step down patients, trying to get my feet wet. It is coming up on 6 months, and I am supposed to start taking fresh hearts soon. I have tried studying meds,...
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  15. New to CVSICU...cardiac gtts
    Thanks for the excellent web sites!
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  16. Life After Med/Surg
    Thanks guys for the honest feedback. I know med/surg is killing me, but I am adicted to the challenges. Every day I say "Today will be different. I will be so efficient that everything will get...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. Life After Med/Surg
    Would like to hear from nurses that gave up Med/Surg for another type of nursing. Happy endings please. I need a change.
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. Newsflash: Med/Surg RN's have the toughest job
    Just heard last night, that our PRN nurses will have the option of refusing med/surg assignments! That pretty much says it all.
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  19. Is 7 the new 5?
    On my floor, we have six always, but have been promised 5 patients for months. At times we get 7, but not often. We are supposed to have walkie/talkies, but we call codes often. I wonder what the...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  20. Santyl
    Thanks so much for your help!
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  21. Santyl
    Can some of you guys give me advise on how to use this stuff? I got an order the other day that said "apply to pink area of wound". I thought this was a medicine for debridement, and I was afraid...
    Mar 13, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  22. 1st Nursing Cartoon caption contest - win $100
    Management told him to try to fit in, but he still won't eat cafeteria food.
    Mar 13, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  23. 2nd Nursing Cartoon caption contest - win $100
    http://img.allnurses.com/cartoon/nurse-caption-contest-2.gif sorry to bother you at home doctor, but could we get an order for a stat ekg for room 302?
    Mar 13, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  24. IV tips and tricks
    When the IV is in the AC, the pump alarm goes off as soon as they try to lift a fork. As soon as the IV is "occluded" that awful noise errupts. It is a problem when pts try to sleep as well as ...
    Jan 25, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Funny things patients say !
    A 650 lb patient explained her obesity this way. "My Daddy had thyroids, and I do to."
    Dec 6, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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