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  1. Graduated 2yrs ago, haven't taken nclex, how to be marketable..
    Yea, why haven't you taken your boards? and what HAVE you been doing for 2 yrs? The recruiters will want to know!
    Jun 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. My friend was fired - Was she wrong?
    ..... and what happened to the nurse?....
    Jun 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. MSN; Penn or Yale????
    well, I am not getting an MSN, but if I had to choose I would take Yale for the prestige......just saying
    Jun 14, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  4. has anyone ever discharged a patient with their IV still in?
    I've left a hep lock in........
    Jun 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Is it ok to take a break??
    It is OK and you need time to regroup..... take your time
    Jun 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What is your de-stress?
    weekly visits to my chiropractor.... good for the back also
    Jun 9, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. Wound Cleanser info needed
    Wound care is huge right now....... hydrogen peroxide is a no- no..... kills good tissues with bad, just plain soap and water.... that is what our WOCN @ VNS had us do.
    Jun 9, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Rochester Area Salary
    no, I meant $22. add the differential on top of it
    Jun 8, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  9. Knowing your own values and Beliefs in OB
    IVF, and all infertility issues; pregnant teens; poor people having lots of kids...... etc etc etc
    Jun 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Bipolar and calling in sick.
    [quote=HannahLPN;5219773]No, I am not currently taking medications. I was taking seroquel up until October, and it worked very well for me. This is what I would like to try again. I have a past...
    Jun 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Nail Polish Prank Against Co-worker Undergoing Surgery Lands Nurses in Court
    ... and we wonder why we get no respect!!!!! This behavior borders on bullying!!! I hope they are held liable.
    Jun 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. new nurse switching positions
    When I was in the hospital I would have loved only 4-6 pts!!!! Define "heavy care". Have you tried a unit with heavier pt loads? Look before you leap.
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Rochester Area Salary
    WOW! We are the lowest paying?!?!!?!? The surrounding areas are similar to pay. The range for GN's is about $22. with differentials et all. SMH pays less than RGH/VIA supposedly d/t the tuition...
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. Postpartum pericare
    Wet 3 wipes and put antibacterial soap on them, wipe front to back x1 with each, rinse with peribottle, pat dry. Apply betadine three times a day. This is for vag deliveries as well as c/s's. In...
    May 18, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Is there any problem being a pre-med nursing student...?
    The question is do you want to be a nurse or a doc? 2 very different disciplines
    May 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How to Submit my Two Week Notice???
    ;) Just the facts........ I am leaving my position effective 00/00/00. :cool:
    May 13, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. 8 hour days or 12 hours days?
    12's are the best... go for it!!!:yeah:
    May 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. BRA!!!!
    I am 40 DD.... go get fitted by a pro...... and then wear what they suggest :yeah:
    May 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Entry level- Public health nursing
    Usually, they like experience. Some agencies will hire W/O. This is about the only place where there are jobs in nursing. In Rochester, NY 2 big agencies are giving sign on bonuses..........
    May 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How do I get a new job after being fired?
    I firmly believe we are professionals and a few minutes late is a RIDICULOUS reason to discipline a professional. And, as professionals we need to be timely. You can bet the surgeon who is...
    May 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. How do I get a new job after being fired?
    [quote=rkitty198;5105169]I got out late on mothers day and missed 30 minutes with my son before he went to bed because the oncoming shift nurse was late. It isn't fair to your co-workers to pay for...
    May 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. How do I get a new job after being fired?
    A word of advice, do not belittle the tardiness. I am one of those colleagues that has no use for chronic tardiness. Whether it be a few minutes or longer, we are meant to be on time.
    May 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Feeling bad, like I "ratted out" a nurse
    Actually it is your responsiblity to report her. If you didn't and it came out that you knew, there was an issue, you also are in hot water. Why are we so afraid to report illegal behaviors???
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. IV pump falls onto patient's head and seriously injures him
    yes indeed..... I actually have worried at times that something like this would happen.
    May 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. University of Rochester Accelerated Nursing Program - ABPNN
    I graduated from the generic program when they had it. This is a great, very competitive school. Good luck to all that get in. I have precepted many students from the program. From what I have...
    Apr 28, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing


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