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  1. You might be a night shifter if...
    I've slapped my face, got out and walked, let window down, chewed gum, and tapped in sync w/music- all while intermittent dosing. But that was mainly getting used to day shift- where I am...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. You might be a night shifter if...
    Your "For Sale" ads say, "Call during Unreasonable hours.":) On your off days, you wonder: "Why are my pets sleeping all day long?" You would rather be beaten than go to Wal*mart during peak...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. rant
    My wife hated my night shifting, and finally put her foot down. Now my sleep doesn't get interrupted as much single:)
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Will going to school for nursing fly by? Tips for nursing student
    For me, the 2 years of ADN school felt like it took 10 years off my life! I can't believe I feel that way when I always wished I had more time to come up with fee money, or more time to study,...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. I have ALOT of of questions somone help me
    Kind of reading between the questions I came up with a hypothesis that you might be wondering "Is it worth it to go to Nursing School with all the challenges involved, and graduate successfully only...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. I don't like nursing school :( will I hate nursing?
    I love my nursing career, and even days I dread coming to work, I'm fine after I get there- and usually have a mixed bag of enjoyment, reward, and some worries that were no where as big as what I...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Triage complaints- the good, the bad, and the shocking.
    We had an 87 yr old MD who sometimes worked ER. He was very distinguished and had taught Cardiology at UNC Chapel Hill and Duke. It was nothing in the old days for home visits with leather bag in...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. You might be a night shifter if...
    The Sonic carhop bringing your breakfast has to knock on your window,....to wake you up:(
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. disclosing past addiction during interview
    I agree, there is enough grief and pain in one lifetime to prevent the invitation of anymore- if you've been sober without any relapse issues for greater than 5 years and they don't know it, that's a...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  10. Triage complaints- the good, the bad, and the shocking.
    I got a "Domestic Violence to Posterior Head," which turned out to be bald spot where no head trauma occurred(besides the hair coming out), via EMS. It is rare that fast track and out side was...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. is your efficiency misinterpreted as lazy ?
    I really don't care if they thought I was lazy when I worked that floor in the small hospital where I backed up ER. Many times I would come back to the floor and they'd tell me things my patients...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. is your efficiency misinterpreted as lazy ?
    Yeah, this has soooo much to do with individual personalities. I remember one RN who was always running, complaining, and whiney. I gave her the benefit of the doubt. I really thought she might be...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Getting Your Desired Position 101
    Well, let's see,.... I apologized for the grammar and spelling on the main thread, the first following post, and again right above your post. But, I guess thanks for being observant to some...
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  14. Getting Your Desired Position 101
    Thanks, I certainly can't take all the credit, these came from many other hiring friends and associates. They came over my 10 years, and being nervous facing and preparing to face the beast of a...
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  15. Getting Your Desired Position 101
    I know really? We didn't take the first psychic course either, daggumit!:)
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  16. Getting Your Desired Position 101
    Yes, there is no doubt the market is depressing in some areas for New Grads. Some Areas it's much higher than your example. I recently posted an RN position, and got 103 online applications, and...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  17. Getting Your Desired Position 101
    Yes, I personally thank students going out of their way to know the Unit Managers of their clinical rotations sure doesn't hurt either. It sure gives you a network as well as they are constantly in...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  18. Getting Your Desired Position 101
    The main thing is some of the larger medical centers use a "scoring system" during your interview. I use the applicants Resume and Cover Letter as well to check off the most "Care Points" I can. ...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  19. Getting Your Desired Position 101
    Congratulations First!! Proud Nurse!!! Yes, I would always say a humorous note (Professional and Timely), is always important. It can also show that you are a great improvisor, and can break the...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  20. Cost of BSN
    I'm sorry, I thought our buddies at Med School were the only guys toting that kind of debt. I knew the Ivy's were high $$$, but for real!!! If I am paying nearly $1,300 a month for a $130K tuition...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. First time, signed "name, RN"
    Congratulations!!!!:); I was worried the New Grads wouldn't get to as much with all the new computer charting!! Glad you got to, funny how the little things are the most rewarding! Wear the...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. Getting Your Desired Position 101
    Thanks Tbird!!! That's great when the playing field is "level*." That means all applicants have to go through the same process! That means ALL you have to do is make sure you present a solid,...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  23. Getting Your Desired Position 101
    My gosh! Please use better spelling and grammar than I did with the above Thread:wideyed: I was rushed because I had three going in tomorrow for interviews, and member requests for immediate...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  24. Cost of BSN
    :eek:$128K? I am actually wondering now what Ivy Leagues Cost!:confused: My state school's tuition was a fragment of a fragment of that. It is an accredited school, and I recieved most of the...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. I'm a newbie!
    ;)Just a HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!:wavey:
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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