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  1. Just a vent... medical vs psych
    My psych professor always said, "Every patient is a psych patint." LoL.. she was a real trip!
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Why are there no nursing jobs available for new grads?  What is going on??
    To my experienced nurses, I'm sorry that this new grad is giving us a bad name. We are not all like that! I'm a year into my career now, and without your experience to guide me I would be nothing! ...
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. Super Obese
    What a great idea! Obese patients are difficult to take care of and as nurses we need to think about possible solutions. I also like the post from someone else mentioning LTC facilities to meet the...
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Finally hired... but home health. please help!
    I can't tell you if it's normal or not as I've never done home health... But just be weary of a place that wants to hire you so quickly! You need to speak to them about how you are going to be...
    Nov 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. What Do Hospitals Look At For New Grads?
    I have to agree with a previous poster that many employers are looking for a good fit. I had been out of school for almost two years before I finally got licensed (long story) and went on my job...
    Nov 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. Continue to Beware of
    Thank you for the info!
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. Comparing a nurses' salary
    30K??? That's shameful! I used to make that at my serving gig! Nurses are horribly underpaid for what they do.
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  8. Stethoscopes--I think I'm old now...
    I had the same problem when I started school. I know they are expensive, but the electronic scopes are really the way to go if you are HOH. I actually contacted a few local programs to see if they...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Wet Hair Don't Care?
    HAHAHAHAHA! Love the tune Gitano! To the OP, I don't think it's silly for you to ask this question. You want to look professional. :) That's admirable!
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. A Place For Mom: The Best-Kept Secret in Long-Term Care
    Thanks for the great information! I wonder how outcomes differ in ALF compared to LTC? This is by no means to dog nurses in LTC as I know we all work hard to take care of our patients!!.. Just...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Thankful for Awesome Nurses
    I'm glad there are others out there who have had the same experience as me. I read too many negative posts here sometimes! I think I should stay away from those and focus on the positive. :)
    Aug 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. International Editions of textbooks
    I had an international book for Anatomy and Phys. Like Rammstein's book, it was a paperback but exactly the same... but about $100 cheaper!
    Aug 20, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Thankful for Awesome Nurses
    I have to be one of the most fortunate new grads. I have been blessed to start on a unit full of caring, compassionate, and willing nurses and staff who have helped me learn so much in only three...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Five Reasons Why Student Nurses Rock
    Feelin' the love and positivity!
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  15. Once upon a time, we were new to nursing.
    Advice that I really needed today NorCalMimi! Thanks for brightening my day. :)
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  16. The Elderly Are Devalued
    While I agree with the article, I think a lot of new grads steer away from LTC because they are taught to. NS really pushes the get your year or two on a med-surg unit thing.
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Blogging through pre reqs/nursing school?
    Agree with everyone else to be careful what you put on a blog. There are past threads on allnurses about blogging and social media. They are worth taking a look at! I like the idea of a private...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Cheating in Pre-Reqs
    I'm glad you reported her and stuck to what you thought is right. Sure she COULD eventually be "weeded out." But what about the person whose place she took in the program? Congrats to you for...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Nursing student 'food for thought'
    Yes! The 20 lbs I gained in nursing school did not pan out so well. Now I'm on Weight Watchers and an exercise program.. Back to healthy living! I do notice a difference in what I retain since...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  20. I Love My Job!
    Thank you so much for your post this morning! I was having some anxiety after my first week of orientation (hit the floor next Sunday) and this helped to relieve me! It's really nice to see a...
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. How to stand out at a nursing job fair?
    Just to clear up, I'm not saying don't be nice and professional... Just more bold! LoL
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  22. How to stand out at a nursing job fair?
    If I were to redo the career fair I went to, I would boldly go up to the recruiters and tell them "Hi my name is Jammin' RN and I'm going to tell you why you should hire me." Then list why. I made...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  23. 36 online applications and no bites?!
    I'm not trying to be a Debbie Downer.. Because there ARE jobs out there. But... 36 applications is just a chink in the armor when it comes to obtaining a job. I made a list of every single position...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  24. This made me laugh
    HAHAHAHA This made my day! Thanks for sharing!
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. new grad need help
    50 is a small number of applications to put out in this day. Before I landed my first job, I made a list and had 152 applications out. What finally did land me a job was getting face to face time. ...
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance