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  1. what time does your shift really end?
    If I work 7-3 we can't leave or punch out til 3:23 but most times unless running late I get out between 330-345. But there have been times I'm leaving at 400 0r 430pm
    Oct 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. a video to share: what I leaRNed
    A nurse sent me this video who i precepted years ago, nice video for new students, new grads and us old timers who needs reminding at times how rewarding our job can be....
    Oct 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Being notified of elevated troponin....
    Would talk with the cardiologist or whoever is your chief medical officer about the problem. Maybe if they holler enough the lab manager will sit up and understand why its so important. Don't...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. failed ns...now what??  need advice
    First of all say to yourself "Is this what I want?" If the answer is yes then you have some work ahead of you. Make an appointment to talk with either a guidance counselor or one of the deans of...
    May 18, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  5. HR in 40s. Doc insisting on dig IV
    I say good nursing judgement. As for the doctor I think you need to speak with your nurse manager next staff meeting for this to be brought up and discussed with the doctor. There are parameters...
    May 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. giving your email to a patient, yes or no?
    I so totally agree! It's nice that you feel like you communicated well, you did your job now you are done. It may sound cold but that is our job to provide them care and therapeutic communication...
    May 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Just sharing some good and happy news
    Congrats to your daughter! I bet mom is so proud!!!
    May 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. need some guidance...
    Definitely appeal! You have rights, I would look into finding a lawyer maybe at the college if their is a law school there might be a help center where they can possibly provide you with information...
    May 13, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Hiring Process, pre employment screening
    If your tb is positive it just means you had an exposure to tb. A nurse I worked with had to have a chest xray every year just to make sure it was not active.
    May 13, '10
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  10. Help! I quit nursing school and I might want to go back.
    If you have the regret then go back. I feel there are some really good schools out there and some no so great schools. Check out the schools before you apply, ones that usually have a waiting list...
    May 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Being told a nursing career is a pipe dream
    If you have the desire the "@$%% with everyone and just "do it"! Look 14 years ago when I told my family I wanted to be a nurse I was laughed at by my family, dh's family but I had the desire and a...
    May 12, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. really high dose of meds . .
    Love the pharmacist. Believe me a good one will have no problem letting the doc know the dosage is exceeding the normal limits or at least let the nurse know so they can call him.
    May 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What has happened to nursing?
    The rules are out there to protect us, patients and family members of our patients. People have a right to privacy and we as nurses and care givers have to respect the privacy and know there is a...
    May 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. PASSED THE NCLEX!
    CONGRATS TO YOU!:yeah:
    May 12, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Signed up for ACLS...what to expect?
    Get yourself a book on acls and study before you go to the class. I really think you need to have some idea even before you go to the class, because there is a lot of information if this is new for...
    May 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Advice for new CNA
    :up::up:Marissa Give yourself a pat on the back! Congrats to you. I think if you want to work in a hospital call to talk with a nurse recruiter at the local hospitals around you. Tell them you...
    May 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. please help
    The best thing I can tell you to do is start sending out your resume with a cover letter by snail mail or go visit the hospitals personally. This is actually a slow time and not sure about the west...
    May 10, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  18. Sharon Regional 2010 - Who's accepted?  Still waiting?
    "Okay, now that I received my rejection letter, I am free to speak freely. Here's my opinion of that school: Sh*t, and I'd already decided that before I ever interviewed." Sour grapes??? Sharon...
    May 9, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  19. Noise reduction at Jefferson Hospital in Western Pa
    We had those at our hospital. It was supposed to be a reminder to use our inside voices when it got loud. The problem was the docs made most of the noise and they thought those things were a joke. ...
    May 9, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  20. cardiac step down as a new grad
    The cleveland clinic is an awesome place if you get your foot in the door. It is about 90 min from me and the students from our area that get jobs there learn so much that whatever floor you choose...
    May 9, '10
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  21. Difference between Progressive and Intermediate Care Units
    I work in a 80 bed step down unit with both but we are in the same unit. We have level 1-3 one being basic monitoring. 2 being our intermediate care unit which heart patients recovering from...
    May 9, '10
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  22. About to graduate and very nervous!
    I totally agree with mary above, I knew nothing at least it felt that way when I got out of school. I felt like I made so many mistakes it was almost ridiculous. Things really don't seem to click...
    May 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. So frustrated. Need advice!!
    Okay it seems like you are really overwhelmed. Your preceptor needs to take you back a notch. Right now you are not handeling 6 patients well, just feeling overwhelmed and losing your confidence. ...
    May 4, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Happy nurses week all
    Shadyside hospital school of nursing 1997, pittsburgh pa No caps I never got a pin, could not afford it at the time but it had a nurse holding a lamp I think.
    May 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What Cha Got Planned For Nurse's Week?
    Getting a new job! Actually I'll be on vacation in siesta key but the next week new job, new facility!
    May 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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