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  1. Can an RN be fired for being immunocompromised?
    wrote something in rage, thought better of it. :)
    Oct 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Please tell me I am not wrong!
    I'm with you on that one Scrubby. Long cases, 5-6-7+ h, give them some water and a sweetie before they collapse on you.
    Oct 23, '10
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Newbie
    Welcome! Don't worry, you'll be fine. The list of books is issued by the university, they should also have copies at the uni library, saving you money. I know nothing about MH training, I've done...
    Sep 28, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  4. Should I lighten up?
    I have this as well, scrubby. I make a joke out of it, something on the lines of: now, guys, that was a nice dinner, but I prefere not to see it back on the table, shall we just leave it? More wine?
    Jul 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Laid off after 38 years
    You've cared for others for 38 years, that's longer than I've been alive. That counts for something and your wisdom is a great asset. May I suggest that you see this as a bit of a break and 'me'...
    Jul 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Professional hospital visiting?
    Try and find a learning and development coordonator. The hospitals I know have an appointed person that facilitates placements, work experience visits etc. Yours is not in that category, but I'm...
    Jul 12, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  7. NMC expiration
    NMC approval for what? You mean pin? That's valid for a year.
    Jun 28, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  8. Elderly Care ward...
    Elderly care ward is my idea of hell. I absolutely hated it as a student. So much, that I had to be extra careful at all times so i don't lose my temper big time. Some people are cut out for it, some...
    Jun 18, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  9. Trying to get a job in adelaide
    :), thanks Scrubby. They'll come to their senses sooner or later :) I'm in no hurry. If they really want to pay me a fortune as agency for a while, who am I to complain? Carol, thank you for the...
    Jun 17, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  10. Question about dying patient
    Scrubby, I'm sorry you had to go through that. We're not really used to this, are we? Are you alright though? Try not to be angry . I'm sure she's a good,compasionate new nurse. Maybe she didn't...
    Jun 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I really do not get it!
    Think of what you want versus what they want. You want to put your point across, appear proffessional, responsible, show leadership etc. They want you to lose the plot, be an emotional wreck etc....
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Trying to get a job in adelaide
    Cheers for that, scrubby,. As soon as I'm registered with ANMC I'll get the wheels in motion, I figure it'd make it easier for everyone, I haven't got a house to worry about, we can pretty much up...
    Jun 5, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  13. Trying to get a job in adelaide
    Are you really that short staffed Scrubby? Are you in Adelaide? I'm after a job (theatre) in that part of the world, what's the situation like? Cheers.
    Jun 2, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  14. General Election - Better NHS??
    LOL, I was at the end of 10 hours straight of trauma ,the guy did ask for the number, but what he meant was obviously what you said, Ayla, did i vote for tories? LOL, I took it literally and told the...
    May 7, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  15. General Election - Better NHS??
    So did I. It was like the whole village has come to life, I've never seen that many people on the street. I didn't get an election card, so I just walked in there, said the name of my street,...
    May 6, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  16. Just wondering... what would you want your kids to do for a living?
    Sweet. Mine wants to be a Mum. But she's definitely anaesthesia material LOL.
    May 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Almost Fainting
    I haven't fainted so far, but from noticing the others, lack of breakfast, not moving for a period from one spot whilst staring at one fixed point under bright light are factors that contribute....
    Apr 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. The culture of nursing - Professional behaviour & conduct
    That's a beautiful thing to say Trish, I'll always remember this. That really sums it up, that's what it's all about.
    Apr 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. The culture of nursing - Professional behaviour & conduct
    Look, think of a ward as a well (or not so well) oiled machinery. And you, the eager student, willing the clog to roll when it's actually meant to stop, poking your fingers through little holes when...
    Mar 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Anesthesia: The Last and First Thing You Heard
    Anaesthesia:I want you to count backwards from 10.... Me: could YOU do it after a gin and tonic? Recovery: It's all done now! Me: You must be joking!
    Dec 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Dead or Not he was your Patient show some RESPECT!
    Man! must have been terrible to deal with that on top of everything else. What a night...
    Dec 5, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Skills that we thought we would never get
    I was really really scared of connecting/disconnecting IV's. Like I wouldn't touch them with a barge pole. The whole count the drips sent my head spinning. And we're talking saline. Served me right.
    Nov 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Nursing to be all degree in England..
    There's not enough of us as it is. Personally, without the bursary I wouldn't have managed, I would have had to think long and hard if I could afford to go for a degree, the chances are I wouldn't be...
    Nov 23, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. Nursing calculations...HELP
    I used a fantastic book called Nursing calculations by Gatford and Phillips. It is arithmetics skills they're after, I doubt they'll require anything like pumps and drips. Good luck.
    Nov 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Doctors-in-short-supply-responsibilities-for-nurses-may-expand
    me pleasure i'll let you find...
    Nov 8, '09
    Forum: Nursing News

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