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  1. How can I get hospital experience as an RN?
    I agree. They usually hire anybody.
    Oct 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. How can I get hospital experience as an RN?
    You have three years of experience in what specialty? You might want to jump in an ACLS which probably will make you more marketable. Have you also considered looking in states like Arizona or New...
    Oct 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. How often does this happen?
    I am aware that people are fired for other reasons than performance. My question is if this is something common in nursing. This is true that neither side probably told the whole truth. But the...
    Oct 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How often does this happen?
    I worked with a nurse whom was new to my unit (Critical Care) and she was doing very well. When she had her midpoint evaluation, she stated that she was told that her preceptors said great things...
    Oct 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Beginner's Blues?
    You are certainly welcome. I guess you are right. Maybe I am being to hard on myself. Thanks so much for the encouragement and putting things in better perspective for me.
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  6. Too much time on her hands? I think so.
    Thank you for your input. I have chosen to be private and come to work to do what I need to do. In my experience, it is best because I have had female nurses try to "play me out of position" and...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Beginner's Blues?
    I just started in the ICU about 3 months ago on orientation. In about 4 weeks I will be getting off of orientation. Before starting in the ICU, I had about 4 years experience in telemetry. But of...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. Too much time on her hands? I think so.
    I go to work to take care of my patients, not make friends. However I am cordial and helpful to my colleagues. I don't consider being professional as being socially lacking.
    Sep 15, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Too much time on her hands? I think so.
    Thank you for your positive input. This industry is extremely competitive and can be quite vicious. I have learned to keep my co-workers as simply that- co-worker! I have seen situations in which...
    Sep 15, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Too much time on her hands? I think so.
    That's find if I came up. But why the need to come back to me to let me know that, in my opinion, she verified my story. Ok...AND?!?! What was the point? I just looked at her like she was crazy. Find...
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Too much time on her hands? I think so.
    I just started a new position at another hospital. My preceptor introduced me to another nurse whom asked me what hospital I came from and I told her. She asked me if I knew a nurse and gave me her...
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Is the cynicism inevitable?
    Yup! The more I deal with people, the more I love cats and dogs. smdh.
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Crazy preceptor?
    Thank you for your positive, objective response. I have been an RN for almost 6 years now but in healthcare for 10 years. I have dealt with a lot of interesting people. lol. So, I know that the...
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Crazy preceptor?
    Before I decided to work in the ED, I was informed a long time ago that the ED attracts nurses of certain personality types. lol. Now that I am there, I see what they are talking about. My...
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Any good ER reads?
    Hello fellow nurses. I have 6 years of nursing experience in telemetry. I just started working in the ED and I must admit I feel like a new grad again. My 4th day on the floor I had 2 patients and...
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. You don't just stop being a nurse.
    Thank you so much for sharing. I have had a lot of bumps in the road with this industry. I am now working in the ED which is extremely crazy. I hope that after a year or two, I will be able to have...
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What is the "best" stethoscope for the ED?
    I need to upgrade my stethoscope before I start working in the ED. I would like to know what do you believe is the best stethoscope for the ED. Thanks, fellow nurses!
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Interview in 2 days! Need help please!
    So I have an interview for the CCU on Thursday. In the email I was told by the recruiter to be prepared to answer basic clinical questions? This sounds simple but I have been out of practice with...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  19. Best City to Work/ Have a Career in
    Wow! I thought I was the only one! lol. I used to work agency through one of them (begins with a W) and the Nurse Directors are hateful as well as some of the techs and nurses. They also tried not to...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. School appealing loss of NLN accreditation - start over or take a chance?
    This is an excellent answer! I took the LPN NCLEX with partial RN education through New York state. I hope she will be able to do so.
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Umm...again, how many weeks of orientation?
    I had the opportunity to take a critical care RN position at a LTAC (long term acute care) hospital. The nurse manager gave me pause when she told me that I would get 2 weeks of orientation. Hunh?...
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  22. Is it that hard to get in?
    I have interviewed for the ER twice now (one stated that she was looking at other candidates for her position and the second one I had about 2 weeks ago, I have not heard back from). And even though...
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. ER Interview: What should I expect?
    I am a Telemetry RN and I have over 6 years experience. I have an ER interview and am not sure of what questions I will be asked in ADDITION TO the basic interview questions? Could anyone fill me in...
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Dealing with troublemaking patients and/or family members
    Thanks so much for sharing your story. It is just crazy how nurses go beyond the call of duty to get their patients what they need and also to appease the family members only to get stabbed in the...
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Dealing with troublemaking patients and/or family members
    Most of the patients I've had were great but every so often I get a "troublemaking" patient. I have had patients lie about not getting enough pain medication, that I talked to them in a disrespectful...
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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