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  1. How often are you called off?
    I haven't had a full paycheck since December. We are being canceled once per pay period and floating usually once per week. It's been crazy. Last year I never got canceled!
    Apr 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Calling in sick
    It's nice that it's in your policy. We don't have anything like that. I called in last week because I was throwing up. I felt guilty but what kind of nurse would I be if I showed up to work and...
    Apr 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. First Mistake... Can't shake bad feelings
    It will be ok! I have made lots of mistakes. None of them hurt the patient but I felt horrible! It does happen though. One I remember is that I hung chemo without giving pre-meds. It was an hour long...
    Apr 6
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Males in Pediatrics :) Thoughts?
    I love our male nurses. I work on a peds onc floor and the male nurses are WONDERFUL. One in particular is of special value to us because he talks to our male patients about the benefits of sperm...
    Aug 23, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  5. New Nurse Needing Support
    I completely and totally understand. But don't give up. Stick it out as long as you can, I made the mistake of leaving early and finding a non floor job just months after being on floor. After 5...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. Nurse Quirks
    I am really disgusted by toes. Before nursing I never had a problem. I have dealt with some really ugly feet and for some reason it just disgusts me. I don't want to see nobodies toes! Especially...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Soooo tempting!
    I would go for it. When I started nursing there was a L&D position I got offered an interview for and I turned down because I had just accepted my first med surg job. Now I kick myself everyday...
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  8. does it look bad to quit a CNA job while in nursing school?
    I was on the floor after nursing school for three months and I got offered a better RN position, it was non clinical but the hours and pay were better and so I took it. Now I am looking to go back to...
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Do Nurses Earn Big Money? You Decide.
    I have less money now than I did working at the public library. I miss working there to boot! Like my friend says the more you make, the more you spend. Nurses don't make what they deserve to...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. When did you know it was time to move on?
    I am currently looking for a new job but I had an idea it was time to move on when I got a new manager. My awesome job has just become plain out awful and even though I have tried to make it work, I...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. If There Was A Major Epidemic / Pandemic Would You Report For Duty?
    I would like to think that when that moment came I would be all over it. In reality, I am not sure what I would do. It would depend on so many different things my family, what it is, how bad it is. I...
    Feb 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Nursing Education: Where are the free ceu's?
    I use this site myself. I don't know if they have the specific one you need though: Free CEUs Online for Nurses - Continuing Education Directory
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Any other new grad RNs in Jacksonville finding jobs?
    The only way to get into Baptist is by knowing people or knowing someone who knows of someone. Even then actual hiring jobs at Baptist are very rare. I already worked at Baptist before becoming a...
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  14. Pinning up long hair
    I usually braid it. Its not long enough though that it falls forward when I bend over so its ok. If not a braid then a ponytail.
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. 4 days until my test, Any Tips??
    The second time I took it, the day before I did nothing test related at all. It was hard but I went to work and afterward I went to a religious meeting (I purposely scheduled the test the day after)...
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Do you clap for your patients?
    It really depends on the patient. For some I do, some I don't.
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. where to get my bls/cpr certification in jax,fl
    Liberty ambulance also provides a BLS course. They are located on University Blvd and Atlantic. I don't know if you are employed anywhere but most hospitals have a program to get it through them.
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  18. How did you find out about
    Our Google overlords brought me here. :D
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Dealing with the death of a patient...for the first time
    I am one of those that always takes something away from that type of situation. Sometimes I break down, sometimes I am glad they are at peace, sometimes I get mad because they put themselves in that...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. remember the flight attendent who quit creatively?
    I would get on the intercom, when the boss walks into work I would assume a commanding voice and let my boss know that the “powers that be” are not happy and there will be revenge! :D Or I would...
    Aug 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. You know you spend too much time on AN when....
    when after a situation you think to yourself: this would be a great thread on AN. :D
    Aug 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. Social Network and Hiring...Employers use your posts
    That would depend on if you are pretty or not. :lol2:
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Something wrong with this picture.
    There be a lot of shame on this thread.......
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Can they make me stay at the hospital without pay?
    True. I should have said I want it closer so I can have a day off without it injuring anyone or damaging anything. :lol2: I just don't want to work. lol
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How many of you have a BSN
    BSN looking towards picking out a Grad school....maybe. :D I really don't want to go back.
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion