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  1. How many of you are on prescription drugs for anxiety, depression, mental health?
    It is with some comfort that I read posts such as these. After having been nurtured by functionally "insane" parents, I was determined not to follow their sick patterns when raising my own little...
    Oct 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. hating my job in the er
    When I was practicing, I found that fearful feeling in my gut actually kept me on my toes but too much at times...a sort of functional anxiety if you will. What I did learn over the years, was to...
    Oct 17, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. It's 48 hours after the test ended!
    Wow! What a nerve racking wait you had! Whew! Make that cocktail an extra jumbo, won't you? And have two or three, put your feet up, and prepare to hold on to the comet tail of being a registered...
    Oct 15, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. How much would you have to win to quit working as a nurse? How much would it take?
    Mikethe rn: How do you know the return would be so concrete if investing in stocks? I don't know anything at all about the stock market, etc. but how can one predict it doesn't turn way down or way...
    Oct 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. May be interviewing for a dialysis job, HELP!
    I did dialysis nursing for about a year and half and in my younger days as a nurse. It is difficult in that the populace of patients never feel good, ever. They are chronically tired, drained,...
    Oct 15, '07
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  6. Leaving the Profession!
    Momdebo: I like the idea of creating subway sandwiches, being a "safe" sandwich artist as is the logo on their shirts! I have considered it. In fact, it was the first non-nursing job I stated that...
    Oct 14, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. how do you deal?
    KylieBear, I sooo feel your pain and frustration. Try hospice nursing. It is AWESOME! I, too, became tired of fighting the good fight. Now work in a non-nursing job. No pay compared to nursing...
    Oct 14, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. The exhausting side of home care
    sorry....got cut off by hitting wrong button on keyboard! The end, it's near. The only reason I resigned is because of a bat out of you know where who took it upon herself to do a witch hunt within...
    Oct 13, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. The exhausting side of home care
    What with oncall duties where you don't get enough sleep on the week/weekends that you're "on" plus the dreaded paperwork overload, it's no wonder that my brief (less than a year) stint in home...
    Oct 13, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Spiritual Experiences
    This is eerily similar to a story my husband (who is originally from England, also) tells whenever he's in one of his "spiritual" moods... He was then still living in England at the time. No, he's...
    Oct 13, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. My Poor Hands have been Washed Raw
    Come to think, it just might be the Udderly Smooth lotion or cream that someone else has posted...didn't read it before I posted, sorry!
    Oct 13, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. My Poor Hands have been Washed Raw
    Walmart and other sundry stores market a remarkable product called udder cream...it's in a container with print similar to a cow's hide, the white background w/black spots all over. Might be called...
    Oct 13, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. question about stethoscopes?
    And along this vein, what brand/company would I find a moderately priced general med/surg practical stethoscope, not listening for cardiac/pulmonary/g.i. sounds outside my usual realm of nursing...
    Oct 2, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. LPN role in Clinical Research
    Most of the research jobs in nursing involve more extended education than LPN. Not knocking LPNs, believe me! I LOVE YA'LL! I've learned more from them than other RNs on the floors, believe me!...
    Oct 1, '07
    Forum: Research Nursing
  15. I Gotta Job!
    Great news! Good for you! You go, girl! :yelclap:
    Oct 1, '07
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  16. Question for OR nurses
    What a WONDERFUL opportunity for you as a new nurse and congratulations! Wow! I bet you ARE excited! I would be over the moon if that were where I was starting out getting my feet wet in the...
    Oct 1, '07
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  17. discouraged and depressed
    Oh, sweetie! So sorry you're having this difficult time adjusting to gore and bloody wounds and such! I thought I had the rock of Gebralta insofar as having such a strong stomach where all this is...
    Oct 1, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. A Father's Tears
    Oh my, Arwen...what a poignant version of such an outcome of nursing you've shared. I cannot type any more than that. Not because of tears as so many others have responded, but because,...that's...
    Sep 30, '07
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. overseas nurses leaving the UK for better opportunities anywhere abroad
    Sorry 'bout that, Silverdragon 102...'bout the need/cause for you to have to edit that part of my post. I shall be more cautious and succinct/aware of delicate factors such as what I had originally...
    Sep 30, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. how do i respond....
    WOW, Daytonite! Your response on page 1 of this subject is "right on"! VERY mature answer and with appropriate reference material for stated course of potential future action of student nurse to...
    Sep 30, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. overseas nurses leaving the UK for better opportunities anywhere abroad
    Bless your heart! I am "connected" to your lovely country via my boyfriend/live-in "common law" (in our state of North Carolina) who has been over here for twenty three years or so...he's from the...
    Sep 30, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. That DREAMY First Check!
    I'd give anything to be able to bring in even a part time nursing salary! Due to temporary mental/emotional ?instability? due to not being on the correct combo of antidepressants for bipolar...
    Sep 29, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Needle Stick Injury tonight, really stressed, advice please
    I cannot tell you how many times I accidentally got stuck by a HUGE bore needle while taking off and getting others ready behind the present pt. for hemodialysis! It was from being in too much of a...
    Sep 29, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. If your job went from 8 hour to 12 hour shifts...
    Unfortunately for me, I was once under the "martial law" from the powers above us "lowly nurses" (ahem!) that we would have no choice (due to sheer lack of number of warm bodies with nursing...
    Sep 29, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Irritating coworker -RANT
    I find the comments that a correctional nurse is found in such an environment or maybe LTC because they cannot find work anywhere else rather offensive. I've worked in both. I am not a bad nurse.
    Sep 24, '07
    Forum: Correctional Nursing


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