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  1. Nursing Job Without Stress
    I, too, was going to suggest home care, especially if you do a whole shift of care in a home with one patient. I had a night shift position and in between the required hourly assessments, I had time...
    Mar 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Hesi petition
    I just want to clarify that students are not permitted to graduate from my program until they either 1) pass the HESI exit exam with a score of 850 or higher or 2) take it 3 times, with remediation...
    Jan 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Hesi petition
    At my school, we had to take a HESI exam at the end of each class, and a cumulative one at the end of LPN year and RN year. They were NOT counted as part of our class grades. However, we had to...
    Jan 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. 2 part time jobs!!! I need advice!
    If you are a young new-grad nurse, please be especially careful with your personal boundaries at a juvenile detention center. I used to teach middle school full time (ages 11-14, usually) and I can...
    Jan 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. 2 part time jobs!!! I need advice!
    If possible, please don't overwork yourself!!
    Jan 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. "Pre-requisite" of being a labor and delivery nurse/midwife-being a mom?
    So glad to read this, as I want to work with babies one day, but may never be able to have them. <3
    Jan 20
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. 2 part time jobs!!! I need advice!
    If you are doing a full-time 8 hour shift job, you will probably have to be there 5 days a week. I would not recommend working a part-time in addition to that.
    Jan 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Shadow People/ghosts at work
    There is a thread on here called "What's your best nursing ghost story?" where people have shared stories like yours. Check it out!
    Jan 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. do you wash your hair every day?
    I do not wash my hair every day - largely because I don't have enough hot water to wash hair & shave in the same shower! But also because my hair gets too dry when I do. I guess it depends on what...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. New Grad Rehab Nurse
    I am starting my first job as an RN on a Rehab/Skilled floor this Wednesday, and I am glad I found this thread! I have been working as a CNA on the same unit, but I am a hard worker and kept busy...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  11. Find your Specialty Quiz
    That was cool! My first result was Rehabilitation Nurse, and I guess that's good, since I start my first RN position on a Rehab/Skilled Unit this week! My other options were Certified Nurse Midwife...
    Jan 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Career-changer, floundering in the hospital
    If you are looking to get out of the hospital, the epidemiology job sounds interesting. I don't know of many patient care areas where you can eat a calm meal and chat with co-workers (much). I have...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. New RN nerves i guess
    I start orientation for my first RN position this Wednesday, and I am very nervous! It sounds like you did great! I anticipate posting lots on this site once I start work, because while my husband...
    Jan 18
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Im just going to come out and say it..
    It's nice to see a post from someone who likes their job! I have been working as a CNA for 3 years on my current unit at a hospital, and will start as an RN on the same unit this Wednesday. I am...
    Jan 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Why are culturally stereotypical behaviors so tolerated?
    Jadelpn - I am dying to know, when you said, "you never use the word "clot" with some ethnic groups", which groups are these? And what horrible thing does "Clot" mean in their language? We were...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. How was your shift?
    I just got my RN license, and I am currently working my last 8 hour shift as a CNA. I will start orientation for my RN position on Wednesday, and I am looking forward to working 3 12-hour shifts per...
    Jan 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. MAGNET Designation
    Jadelpn - You make a good point about unclear policies. Let me be the first to admit that I am a new nurse, and so far my nursing experience has been in pediatric homecare and at a camp for youth...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. Can I date the nurse who took care my mother before she passed away?
    OP - I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. I think you have received good advice in this thread. Sounds like it is best to let go of the idea of a relationship with this nurse, and move on. ...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. MAGNET Designation
    I work at a Magnet hospital - just got re-designated. I currently work as a CNA but just finished my Associates Degree and assuming I passed my RN boards yesterday, I will start orientation as an RN...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  20. Why I Want to work in the NICU... is this enough?
    I just want to say that one day I would like to work in LD/NICU EXACTLY because I love babies. I don't think there is anything wrong with having idealistic reasons for doing something... as long as...
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  21. single mom working Night shift after having newborn?
    Does your hospital have a day care facility that could care for your baby during the day? If so, that might help you decide which shifts you should choose. I know that parents of newborns don't get...
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Nightshift woes
    16959 This part of the website confused me, as it says the same thing under each picture. (???) But the menu items look delicious! I think reheating once delivered would be alright! Also - on my...
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Fulltime student-is it possible to work as CNA or al all?!
    In the program I just completed, which was an intense 2 year (after pre-reqs) Associate Degree program, the faculty recommended working no more than 8 hours per week. I worked as a CNA an average of...
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Rehabilitation Nursing: Functional Independence Measure (FIM)
    As soon as I pass my boards, I will start an RN position on a Rehab and Skilled Nursing unit. I know that the nurses assigned Rehab patients have to do FIM scoring on them - thanks for this insight!...
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  25. A Day In the Life of a Rehab CNA
    Great article! I have worked as a CNA on a Rehab and Skilled Nursing unit for 3 years now, and as soon as I pass my boards I will transition into an RN role there. This sounds EXACTLY like a...
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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