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  1. Nurse with bad attitude during report.
    We do utilize bed side report. I do glance around the room because I want to know if everything is situated so I can fix it if need be, not to fuss at her. I don't have time to fuss over IV tubing...
    Jun 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Nurse with bad attitude during report.
    I'm not delaying receiving report. This nurse rushes everyone and she's not friendly about it. I'm a nurse to be a nurse, not to show up and give some meds and leave. I take report seriously, I want...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Nurse with bad attitude during report.
    Looking for advice on how to deal with a nurse that is rude. We can officially clock in at 640, though the shift is 645-715. I only need about 5 minutes to make my med/task grid and skim labs. I...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Louisiana Nurses--Need Info!
    I would do an internet search for NOLA, Slidell, Covington, Metairie hospitals. I'm not sure if I can mention hospital names. Anyway, you would view their RN positions and determine if your meet...
    May 2, '11
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  5. Any police/federal agent spouses?
    Hi Arizonians! I am graduating with an ADN this December from Louisiana. My fiance & I are interested in relocating. He is currently a detective but is avidly looking into federal agencies....
    May 1, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  6. Any police/federal agent spouses?
    Hi Texans! I am graduating with an ADN this December from Louisiana. My fiance & I are interested in relocating. He is currently a detective but is avidly looking into federal agencies. Texas...
    May 1, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  7. I passed Nac I
    I need a 68 on the final and I too will have passed NAC 1!!! NAC 1 students.. see ya'll tomorrow @ workshop!
    Nov 28, '10
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  8. Becoming a Tutor
    Bump! Anyone want to comment?
    Nov 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Nursing Help! LSU va CSN
    If anyone cares to know what I wound up doing.. I am in level 2 at Charity and occasionally wish I had picked LSU. I'm craving the theory to know WHY I am doing things. I look it up myself and...
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  10. Man catches Home Nurse's tragic mistake
    This video makes me so angry!! And I totally agree - "you should know this" well apparently I don't or I am asking for a teaching experience to better my knowledge!!!!!!! I see students who are so...
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. New nurse needs help, please
    I am the same way! I can't always help it but I'll pull myself aside or wait a few minutes before getting out the car and just take deep breaths, focus on the sound of my heart beating or my...
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Young Looking Nurses
    I always introduce myself as JustKeepSmiling, RN student @ GreatLocalSchool... and go about patient care. I once had a patient later in the shift ask me if I ever though about going to nursing...
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Things you would LOVE to say to your nursing instructors...
    Allow me to EXPLAIN myself!!! Explanations do not always equal an excuse!! Don't threaten to desat me and document on my skills sheet "student failed to admin 2100 med on time..." BECAUSE THE...
    Oct 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Do you guys see a lot of people saying they are nursing students....
    The way I see it - people just need to say what they are. When I was a pre-med, I either said biology major or pre-med. Never medical student. I wasn't a medical student! As a pre-nursing...
    Oct 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. RN to MD programs?
    There are none. Just as there are no dental hygiene to DDS.. no rad tech to radiologist.. Nursing is nursing, medicine is medicine. Sure our paths are quite similar, we have the patient in mind,...
    Oct 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Fluid/Electrolyte help!!
    Ditto friend. Thanks for the kudos! :) The entire PH review series is AWESOME! The patho, med-surg, etc. 20-30 +sh on ebay. Ebay is my best friend.
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. What are your study techniques?
    Last test I got a B by purely focusing on rationales. The reason why the answers were wrong and also the reasons why the right answers were right. Don't just read the rationale for the correct...
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Fluid/Electrolyte help!!
    I hope this isn't considering advertising b/c I really want to say I love this book.. google "nursing reviews and rationales" series. The publisher is a bigwig, two worded, last word Hall. Also,...
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Student loans to cover living expenses...where did you get yours at?
    Since you are a single mom, regardless of your age you are eligible for independent loan status. Depending on your income and how you file taxes, (head of household?), will determine your eligibility...
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Becoming a Tutor
    I'm a second semester nursing student, I've got a good balance of work/school/personal going. When I was taking A&P2 my professor approached me with becoming a staff tutor at the tutor lab. At the...
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Sacramento Area Nursing
    great responses! Thanks guys! those pictures are breath takinggg!!!! I can't wait to come back up!! I LOVE heat. I actually have Raynaud's - heat is a must for me! I can tolerate cold weather...
    Sep 26, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  22. Study tips and organization skills for nursing school!!:)
    Very good start by asking for advice! Far too many mistakes for one individual to learn onself! I am in my second semester of an RN program. I also tutor in my spare time and have found several...
    Sep 26, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. i'm SCARED!
    Congratulations on going back for nursing! I am younger than you, and I will tell you I WISH I had your brain! Please don't feel scared. I made best friends with a 37 year old. I love her to...
    Sep 25, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. "size of the paycheck”
    I would say "well damn! I was wondering why my checks were only 3x5!" Sometimes its easier to respond in a silly manner to reflect back how silly what they said was.
    Sep 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Sacramento Area Nursing
    I'm graduating with my ASN in a year and really reaaaaaally tired of New Orleans. Sure, I'd love to play tourist here but after growing up here, I'm done with being a resident. I absolutely love...
    Sep 25, '10
    Forum: California Nursing


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