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  1. Did anyone judge you for being a male nurse?
    There has not been a single week that has gone by while on the floor where someone did not call me doctor. I think its so funny. One time a Year three Resident came to the floor to assess a really...
    May 29
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. Male Nurse Hair Styles
    Hey, Welcome to the site, When I first started I used to have one of those really popular Mo-hawks, mine was more of a V tapper that faded to the back. Most of the staff and patients love it. I have...
    May 29
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  3. is nursing really worth the debt
    What state/that region do you work in??
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. is nursing really worth the debt
    OP- I think you need to look at nursing as an investment, you will be able to pay that loan back and over time gain so much more. Depending on your effort and location you should do okay with that...
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Doctor's attitudes
    Its and art form that all RN's become better at with practice,keep it short sweet and to the point. Follow your call HO parameters and SBAR
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. 100k salary?
    I love the floor I work on so its no issue, with the traveling, I balance life out with exercise and reading. I don't burn my self out because I take the two week breaks, sometimes I take 4 if I need...
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. 100k salary?
    It is very possible to make 100K a year, it depends on 3 things 1. Willingness to work close to 50 hours a week or more 2. Diversifying your workload 3. Living in a an area with s significant...
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What Are The Most Creative Call-off Excuses You Have Heard?
    I have to go work at my other job by "enter name here" said they would be glad to cover
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. Travel Nursing
    I currently work on an Acute Medicine Floor with great staff, a great nurse manager and heavy patient assignment. I am very much content with what I do and where I work at. I am now engaged to be...
    Oct 29, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Best City to Work/ Have a Career in
    I am from Brooklyn Nyc and currently work in Rochester NY. It’s a city of about 1.3 Mil (Brooklyn has 3 Mil people). There are 4 huge medical facilities and new grads make 23.50 an hour. The cost of...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    At the hospital I currently work at, you can refuse for personal and religious belief or if you are unable to tolerate the vaccine i.e. allergies to eggs. But, you have to wear a mask with any and...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  12. Didn't get the job
    Is it possible for you to move to another state or city to find employment?
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. Updated NYC New Graduate Nursing jobs?
    Sorry to be the one to break it to you but Mariahlily is right on the money. I also was born and raised in Nyc and it was my dream to come back after earning my nursing degree in 2012 to work in...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Uncomfortable from Sexual Remarks from Patient
    WELL DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :sarcastic:
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Uncomfortable from Sexual Remarks from Patient
    You should nip it right now before his words turn to actions. From what Ive seen on my floor, I frequently hear female nurses vent and gripe about how uncomfortable it is to deal with a sexual...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Encouragement for New Grads with no experience:)
    Well written, well said. The thing to take away from this is that you will appreciate your job more then others when you work your tail off for it. Use this kindled passion to role model while on the...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  17. Restraints
    Horrible solution, sounds like an ethics consult should be contacted
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Influenza Treatment Abroad
    Currently I work in a large metropolitan hospital in New York and there has been a significant outbreak of the Influenza virus this year. We placed half the ED on Droplet Precautions, have...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: World Nursing
  19. leaving my job gave a 2 weeks manager very rude.
    Its tough but my advice would be to work the extra shift, its more money in your pocket. Besides do you want to give that NM more ammo to fire at you. Dont burn bridges even if you see the smoke.
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. When are you too old to start Nursing school?
    I graduated with 3, 40 somethings and 2, 50 somethings, with the right grades, effort and discipline you should be fine. I firmly believe that 62+ is the iffy age simply because of the risks the...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Please tell me Im not being Dramatic!
    Get it in writing, we all learned this in nursing school If it wasn't written down, it never happened.
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. My seven month journey in ICU has ended.
    MAN.... , good riddens to bad times :roflmao: :wavey:
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. called in sick, nurse manager calling back (inappropriate tactics?)
    That was grossly inappropriate, its the NM job to get coverage, there a plenty of options from floating other nurses, to calling others off shift for OT. The fact that your husband went in was also a...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. The Battle of Day vs. Night Shift
    Overall people can make arguments for both. To me the shifts always depend on two things, the staff working along side you and the type of patient population. I work at a large metropolitan hospital...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Confused at UTA
    So I got in for the August start date and I have a few concerns already. 1. I have not heard from my advisor, I am taking US hist and Fed government but I want to make sure I am on the right track...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing


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