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  1. Feeling Wronged
    They get to do them while in the program. Lets see how many of them can pull it off...:rolleyes:.
    Jan 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Feeling Wronged
    i have been attending a small community college for the past 4 years going for their adn program. i have been applying for this program for the past 2 years, and i am still waiting to get on the...
    Jan 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Can someone tell me how PTO works?
    Like the others have stated it depends on your company's policy. The way we accrue PTO is based on a few factors; whether you are full time/part time/PRN, and how long you have been with the company...
    Jan 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Underarm Sweating
    Sorry in advance if this is not the place to be talking about something like this, but here it goes. Ever since I hit puberty I have had a problem with excessive sweating of my right armpit. ...
    Jan 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Underarm Sweating
    Sorry in advance if this is not the place to be talking about something like this, but here it goes. Ever since I hit puberty I have had a problem with excessive sweating of my right armpit....
    Jan 4, '10
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. How do you center yourself before a shift?
    I get to work 20-30 minutes early, sit in the breakroom, or the nurses station, and observe the shift I will be taking over for about 15 minutes. I gather the appropriate information from the way...
    Apr 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. tips on how to survive 12 hr shifts.
    personally i don't mind working 12 hour shifts! it gives me the opportunity to work full time (36 hours a week) and go to school full time (13 credits per semester). the only problem i have...
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. "Attitudes" in nursing career
    My personal philosophy "Kill them with kindness!!" Make them laugh at a funny situation, or just laugh a lot around them. I works most of the time for me.
    Jan 4, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Housekeeping responsibility or nurses?
    In the hospital I work in we have the isolation precautions (etc.) posted on the frames of the patients room with magnets and it is the responsibility of our cleaning personel to take then down after...
    Dec 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. male nurses refusing to do certain treatments?
    A nurse is a nurse, plain and simple. If you are scared for your license, have a female nurse or CNA there as a witness. We as nurses are here for the patients and if you are too "grossed out" to...
    Dec 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Family initiated MET/rapid response?
    Our hospital started a new program on Jan 1, 2008 called Code H (HELP). It can be used by patients, their family, or staff members pertaining to the care, or lack there of, of the patient by picking...
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. How Many Times During the Night Do You Wake Your Patients?
    I work on a small 12 bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit and on admission the MD will write "Do not desturb patient between the hours of 2200-0630." Of course we have 'wiggle room' in that if the pt...
    Aug 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Perineal anxiety
    Just curious, were you a CNA before you became a nurse?
    Aug 9, '08
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  14. Shoes
    Dansko Professionals all the way. Can't go wrong!
    Aug 9, '08
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  15. Smoking on Campus
    The hospital I work at went "Tobacco Free" on January 1, 2008. This new policy was met with a lot anger and resentment toward the system administrators by 99.99% of the smokers. I work on a...
    Aug 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Woman Awakens From Surgery to Find Panty-Line Tattoo
    I used to work with an LPN that would go around painting the men's toenails bright pink when they were asleep. Most of the time the patients tolorated it well (she new which ones would get a kick...
    Aug 3, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. All of the jobs we have as CNA's
    hahahaha! That's why I love working where we have 24/7 engineering! Though I have had to fix a few things here, mostly for the older nurses that don't know how to use the fax machine.
    Aug 2, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. vaccinations??
    When I took my CNA course two years ago, all I had to provide were the vaccinations that you get at birth, which my High School had record of. When I started the course we had to get a TB skin test,...
    Aug 2, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Lots of pre-req questions!
    That sounds like a good plan to me! I take an average of 8-12 credits per semester and I work full-time at a Hospital (3 12hr shifts a week). Just to warn ya, Micro will through you for a...
    Jul 27, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Clinicals/Skills Test
    PS.......Don't worry about peri care. When it came time for me to complete that part of my skills verification before clinicals, I had to perform peri care on a manikin that was placed in the...
    Jul 27, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Clinicals/Skills Test
    Have no fear, as long as you have passion for what you do, you will be great. When I went through my clinicals it started out rough and I felt akward till the end, but once you become a CNA and get...
    Jul 27, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. All of the jobs we have as CNA's
    Don't forget waiter - In my experience you have to cater to the patient's family's needs the same as, if not more than, the patients.
    Jul 27, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Please enlighten me!!
    I'm not really sure what kind of hoops they might make you jump through here in the States. I would think all you would have to do is take the state test, but I could be wrong. I don't know how...
    Jul 27, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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