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  1. I Failed the NCLEX-RN and I need some advice
    I agree. No one gets their results instantly; if you participate in quick results, you still won't know until at least until today; and even if you failed, you have been given good advice to take...
    Jul 29
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. This week, I learned.... (7/25)
    Ahh, don't sweat it...I've gotten two warnings in the past, as well as a public hand smack for using an acronym that was apparently against TOS. I survived. :D
    Jul 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. This week, I learned.... (7/25)
    I learned this week that I have "ER stalkers"...those repeat families that come and know who I am and will recall what happened while I can't which further confirms that I successfully can decompress...
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Friends/Following/Does it Matter
    Awww...BOO! Had to miss that one! :p
    Jul 23
    Forum: Site Feedback
  5. Can I be rehired?
    If I'm understanding your question correctly, you want to know whether you can be hired again at another hospital, then the short answer is yes; with a few caveats... I was let go from orientation...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What is Your Biggest Challenge as a Nurse or a Nursing Student?
    This is true... I just called the shots to a parent that was 5'11 and wanted to leave when it got real...got real crispy until I gave her REAL-all professional like. ;) To add: I did this to...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Becoming a nurse is no longer an option for me?
    OP, talk to your school; you also can get a job through Work Study in order to get some money. I'm with Commuter on being mixed feelings on this one; I too lived in a household with outdated...
    Jul 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Any thoughts of USA infant mortality rate
    Excellent point. I think combined with the perception of our "freedoms" from other countries, along with the huge income divide that begets health disparity is a HUGE factor in producing...
    Jul 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Fired for Pyxis discrepancy
    The positive thing is that you have malpractice insurance. Best Wishes.
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Nursing student sues Baker College, claims she was encouraged to lie to patients
    I remember the term "Gas lighting" to be used as someone who is trying to get over on someone; people shorten it, for example, as "stop gassing me!" There is a classic movie called Gas Light with...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. This week, I learned (7/18).....
    ^Agree. I learned that my vacation in the fall has been confirmed; my 10 days got approved! :D I also learned this week: I have wonderful co-workers that are great at resources outside of...
    Jul 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Nurses turn to pet therapy
    I have fur babies as well; all are rescues and they have comic-like names; one loves to "clean" the inside of my sandals, one loves to clean out my sock drawer, and there are two that I call the...
    Jul 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. will using ncsbn just for their quizzes and questions be enough?
    I signed up for NCSBN for the questions only, and if I didn't understand the concept of the rationales, I would use the sources from NCSBN. I also practice the questions in the mindset that it was...
    Jul 17
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Another Shady Nursing School Abruptly Closed
    I think anyone who wants to be a nurse regardless of income level can be made a target; we can't forget those who are of the "career changer" crowd are in that boat. I went to a hospital based...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. I Hate People (my rant)
    Sounds like a product of your environment or something pathological... If you are starting college soon, I'm hoping that you start therapy before schooling, so you can work out that relationship...
    Jul 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. clinicals
    This. When someone accepts a place in a nursing program, it is expected that one understands that they represent the school that they are enrolled in; it is also expected that it is understood...
    Jul 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Hospitals Firing Seasoned Nurses: Nurses FIGHT Back!
    Well said. :woot: I'm glad we are still having this discussion, however, when are we going to start talking and planning solutions???
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Peds interview question responses!
    :eek: ...but true... :blink:
    Jul 12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  19. Hoarseness vs hypocalcemia? Which will kill you first?
    So did I. Hypocalcemia is an issue that needs to be addressed ASAP; hunk about what complications occur when hypocalcemia is not treated...
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Your worst nightmare (Part deux)
    They were awesome!!
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Has anybody successfully transitioned from outpatient areas to hospital nursing?
    I asked you a question on your previous posts about your inquiry: Where are you located? And my subsequent response where I answered your question: I landed an acute care position after...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  22. After failing three times, having difficulty studying more...anyone else feel this way?
    Hmm...I didn't always know content, due to the fact there are questions in the NCLEX about obscure meds and such; what helped was understanding WHAT the question was asking, which helped me break...
    Jul 12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. I got a job!!!
    Congrats!!!
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  24. Is it normal to get depressed before the NCLEX?
    Although the PP had good points, I don't think two months is too long; in fact that is the maximum amount of time I learned from some of my instructors, who write questions for the NCLEX; anything...
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Peds interview question responses!
    I agree with llg about beefing up the "why nursing" question; what drew you into nursing? Highlight those aspects with clinical experiences; if you need to include your Peds rotation as examples if...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing


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