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  1. Got fired... again. Should I not be a nurse?
    I am not a writer, so sometimes what I am trying to say does not come through, but I will try :) When I was in nursing school, there were skills that I read how to perform, and saw other students...
    Aug 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Got fired... again. Should I not be a nurse?
    I agree, med/surg experience is very beneficial. When I came out of nursing school I wanted to go straight to the ICU. Many people told me to do the med/curg first, for at least a year but I didnt...
    Aug 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. 'Nurse of the Year' charged with not being a nurse
    But does this apply to people who verbally call themselves nurses, or do not correct people who call them a nurse, or only if they use LVN or RN after their name when signing/writing? Alot of the...
    Aug 9, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Three Flu Shots This Year; Will You Get Them?
    Still a bit concerned about the swine flu vaccine. There are no long-term reports/studies available. No one can be certain there wont be serious long-term effects. If every other drug or vaccine...
    Aug 8, '09
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  5. 'Nurse of the Year' charged with not being a nurse
    The school district my children attend has a "school nurse" that has no education beyond high school.The district web site has her picture with "School Nurse" under it. My 17 yr old asthmatic son...
    Aug 7, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. oral care..
    That is what was taught in my nursing program as well. Over time ( more than 3 days ), with repeated use, the glycerin causes further drying of the mucosa. We were taught to use a toothette with...
    Aug 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How can I get experience now?!?!'s a question not rant...
    You can try a small hospital in a smaller town. The big cities have way more applicants and pay more. Find a small suburb or rural area and take the lower pay- count the experience as one of the...
    Jul 24, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. TX Nurses facing criminal charges for reporting doctor - Outcome: Dismissed/acquittal
    I am from Texas, somewhat near Beaumont where this happened. The couty got involved because the MD in question filed a harrassment charge against the nurses. The sheriff dept investigated and found...
    Jul 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Have to leave my town on sort of an urgent basis, is this a good option?
    I agree- go! I also had to leave where I was as quickly as possible, but for different reasons. I cant imagine how you feel. I took an assignment- the first one that came along that was in a...
    Jul 24, '09
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Nursing salaries by state
    I started out in La for about 18 an hour, now in texas where starting pay isnt much higher. Remember that you have to factor in cost of living wherever you are, benefits, and job satisfaction as...
    Jul 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Nursing without license
    I just learned that my nurse manager had a license revocation quite some time ago. Apparently the upper management knows about it and are being very hush-hush. I cant believe this person hasnt been...
    Jul 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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