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  1. How many 12 hour shifts per week
    3 12's per week and I only work 2 on 2 off 2 on 3 off . I couldn't imagine working 4,5,6 in a row. Especially since my average get off time is like 8-9 sometimes 10am all to comeback that night. Hell...
    Jan 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Foley Catheters
    I feel like I'm violating them :( I had a rather bad experience placing a foley in a little kid. Ugh that was traumatizing
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. why so many negatives about nursing?
    We all complain bc we are simply spread too thin. With that comes the stress of patient safety and loss of your own sanity bc u stress and worry ab not only ur patients lives but yourself. Where...
    Dec 7, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. How many patients do you get on night duty?
    I'm on a tele floor 7 pts for the last month. Most of our or for some reason are confused or psych or just a pain in the ass making it very difficult to get any work done and then drop an admit in at...
    Oct 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. I got fired today...
    a similar situation happend to me getting terminated in my first 90, i suspected there was some dislike of me for some reason...i dont know why, hadnt really been around long enough for them to get...
    Dec 8, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Miami dade community college GPA for nursing??
    Roso u might want to delete your post. I think it violates some TOS. By giving away information like that
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  7. FIRED I didn't even see it coming , Please advise
    I completely agree. I did not expect nursing to be all rainbows & butterflies. However I did expect them to be a little more understanding with a new grad, and also a bit more aware of the changes...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. FIRED I didn't even see it coming , Please advise
    Same thing happened to me the other day. and i dont know what to do. :( I got a great performance review, i was recieving awards, i was picking up hours in other departments and poof. its all gone. ...
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. You know whats annoying...
    im on 3rds &... believe me i know the crap storm that days has to deal with..worst part of my orientation.. however when patient outcomes are affected because you were too "busy"..well it becomes...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Patient assignments by room # not acuity
    some days...the assignments are awful...like there was no thought or consideration put into making them
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. You know whats annoying...
    complete crap. w/e... itll make me a better rn i guess
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. You know whats annoying...
    that as the new kid/new grad on the block gets blamed for the *#&@ the day shift nurse failed to do. Im left picking up their mess from the day. why is that. is it just me this is happening to or...
    Oct 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Day shift or night shift - Which do you prefer?  Why?
    night shift. *no docs *no family *no mgmt *no problem :)
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  14. What a coincidence. . .every single student nurse who shadows me. . .
    I started out as an EMT, I still am , worked in ER as a tech and loved it. However I've always wanted to fly... Where I'm from (so fla) the only ppl who could do flight were flight medics who were...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Interested in an RN to Medic Bridge Program
    Great thread & infooi!! :)
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  16. Interested in an RN to Medic Bridge Program
    Sweet!!! :))) yeah, our ER handles both Peds & adults so I should be golden prolly should get CPEN or ENPC too lol
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  17. More RN to EMT and Paramedic questions
    im in il, its because as an rn, you are licensed to provide a higher level of care than a cna,pct, or er tech (usually a basic..and if paramedic..cant delegate/initiate orders etc in-hospital......
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  18. Interested in an RN to Medic Bridge Program
    really? im on a step-down right now and im in the same boat as the OP wanting to do flight (one day when very experienced)... i also plan on getting all the pertinent certs that would make me a more...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  19. How long does it take to have your license issued?
    &&& I got my license in the mail today!!!! Finally =]
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. How long does it take to have your license issued?
    Little update... My license number is on the BON website now but I don't have it in person, might get it today :)
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Applying to multiple positions at one hospital system
    Apply to what you are interested in first. If it doesn't pan out/not getting interviews... That's when u start applying for anything.
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. How long does it take to have your license issued?
    That's pretty bogus. Well now you have "experience" haha. get it girl!
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. How's florida for new grads?
    Cosign. However there is a Crapton of hospitals in the Miami-dade area, Try looking at ORMC , Tampa general ,Halifax , Florida hospital, Florida medical center, broward general aventura med....
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. How long does it take to have your license issued?
    Just looked up my friend. Took hers 5/29, quick results 5/31 said she passed. Her license issue date on idpfr website says 7/2... I mean thankfully I can work license pending but my one friend...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Quitting 74K RN job for a 30K vet tech job? Advice please!
    Do what makes you happy. Nursing is not for everyone. Now with that said, as others have mentioned, & yourself how unbelievably broke/ financially constrained u will be... Is this the right...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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