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  1. How Important Is Money
    You feel "ashamed" about the low pay? A lot of new grads cannot even get a job let alone 2 offers.... You should do what you want to do. If you want to work in the IMC unit, then do it. You...
    May 2
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. I am a CMA
    Awesome :) Good luck! You ever need a pep talk or anything send me a message :)
    Apr 27
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Considering school nurse position
    GOOD LUCK!!! Working in a school can be a very rewarding job - It is definitely something I want to do in my nursing career at some point.
    Apr 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. I am a CMA
    Hi Celeste, Let me start by saying that as a CMA, you will not advance too far in your career $$ wise, and are limited in what you can do with your certification. I am in NO WAY putting down...
    Apr 23
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. Can I accomplish becoming an RN at 26?
    This made me laugh :)
    Apr 23
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. Can I accomplish becoming an RN at 26?
    Dude, I went back to school with basically the SAME grades that you are talking about. I got into nursing school, wanted to quit EVERY DAY because it was consuming my life. I eventually graduated,...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  7. CNA impersonating RN
    A lot of school districts are going the way towards MAs and CNAs acting as school health workers with an RN "overseeing" their work. It still should be reported to the state board that a person is...
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Where to get HEDIS experience?
    If you have done any sort of chart review or audits, add that. I am currently in my first year of HEDIS having NO exp at all with it. They took me because I used to do informal chart reviews on...
    Mar 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Teaching Ideas
    You can maybe teach the importance of preventative medicine such as vaccines, yearly physicals, bloodwork, mammos, colonoscopies, testicular self exam, breast self exam... There are some apps out...
    Mar 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. first RN paycheck?
    I never cashed it...I framed it. JUST KIDDING!!! used to pay bills lol :)
    Mar 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Help please I am wanting to get my RN online
    I do not know of any LPN/LVN bridge courses that are completely online...I thought you had to do more clinical rotations to make up the required clinical hours...?? Most bridge programs are...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  12. Accepted into the LPN program in NJ
    GOOD LUCK :)
    Mar 30
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. Medication Certification for CNA
    Brandon, you took the worlds right out of my mouth... If you are going to nursing school later on you will also learn stuff about med administration that they usually teach in semester 1 of...
    Mar 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Thinking of quitting VN school
    I never thought I would make it through nursing school. I hated it so much for what is was doing to me mentally, personally, and physically. After finally finishing and getting my RN I look back...
    Mar 30
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. How old is too old to pursue an MSN?
    No one is ever too old to continue their education. If you have a thirst for knowledge, why not quench it :) (Sounds like a Gatorade ad)
    Feb 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Bedside Report
    We did bedside report on the floor the patients (most) LOVED it. It gave them a chance to be a part of their care and have a small sense of what will be going on during the day and a recap of what...
    Feb 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Only ''Fill in the blank" Nurses Need Apply?
    I personally have gotten jobs that stated "X" experience REQUIRED. I still applied for them anyway. I am currently doing HEDIS and I have never done it before. HEDIS exp was required on a job...
    Jan 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Living through going to barcode scanning
    I have been involved in both an EPIC and CERNER barcode transitions from paper to electronic. EPIC is WAY easier to use in my opinion. Cerner has way too many things to click through. EPIC has its...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. IV pushes
    I'm sorry but I have to say this..that person you work with is not safe. Let us know if she decides to "SLAM" a patient with Lasix IV. Push slow on most things and when in doubt call pharmacy. ...
    Dec 11, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  20. I HATE bedside nursing
    I did not like bedside nursing either. I got out of it after 6 months in a hospital. I actually did a 1 month stint in home care and didn't like that. I worked contract IT and I helped implement...
    Dec 11, '14
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  21. Is it ok that I just don't like it?!
    I followed the whole "you need med surg after school is over" deal for 6 months....yeah...I hated it! I really never want to work in a hospital ever again. Kudos and much respect to the people that...
    Dec 1, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Should I wear this to the next staff meeting?
    I think this shirt is rather hilarious. It is so true. Safety (although it has been taught to be our number 1 priority) often falls to the wayside unfortunately. You know...because it is safe for...
    Oct 26, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. ER nurses not calling report anymore...
    OMG!!! I HATE calling them "Customers" or "Clients"
    Oct 20, '14
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Hate "Midlevel"
    Just curious, has it changed to where an NP can write Home Health orders or sign a patient onto hospice yet? I used to work for an NP in Arizona in 2013 and at the time she still needed the...
    Sep 14, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. And I Passed!!
    I read these posts ALL THE TIME and I don't think I can ever get tired of reading them. It is just such an awesome and amazing time in the life of a nurse. Congrats to you!!!
    Sep 12, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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