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  1. what to say to patients' family?
    I work at a private facility and our Dr. is usually late. The patients always ask where is the doctor? (sometimes I really don't know where she is) When I walk out into the waiting room, the...
    Aug 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. why betadine on skin for those with iodine/shellfish allergy?
    i believe rubbed on to test allergic reaction...
    Aug 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. why betadine on skin for those with iodine/shellfish allergy?
    Why is betadine rubbed onto the skin for those with shellfish/iodine allergies before surgery/procedure?
    Aug 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Discouraged new grad
    If you're planning to relocate, don't come to NYC... there are no jobs for new grads here either. However, if you're willing to go to the upstate area that is far far from the city you might be able...
    Jul 15, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Is nursing really THAT bad?
    Oh no, don't get us wrong. This site is more of an informational/vent forums for nurses, students, pre-nursing people. You may be reading a lot of negative posts but behind all that venting are...
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. BOTOX/Dermal Filler Training
    Sorry, I don't have any info for you but I'd like to know... are you a cosmetic surgery nurse? If yes, do you mind telling me about it? I'm interested in this field! PM me if you like :)
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. If you can say one thing to your boss, what would it be?
    I would say "stop making so much noise with your 3 inch heels and put on some flats, it's just so much more comfortable" :clown:
    Jun 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. New RN who may lose her Med Surg job
    not if you prove them wrong someday ;)
    Jun 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. New RN who may lose her Med Surg job
    Great hands on skills comes with experience! Your preceptor should have some more faith in you and understand that you're a new RN. Perhaps whenever you get the chance, volunteer to help other nurses...
    Jun 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How is NICU at NSLIJ health system?
    Does anyone work at NICU at NSLIJ? How is the nursing environment there?
    Jun 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Advice needed on job offers
    are you able to relocate ? 2 hr drive in traffic is brutal... and you have to remember that 12 hr shifts are not really 12 hrs b/c you might have to stay longer to finish up charting, admissions, or...
    Jun 24, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. So...whap apps do you have on your phone?
    epocrates is awesome!
    Jun 22, '10
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  13. North Shore University RN Fellowship?  Input needed!
    september? :crying2: I guess I missed the June one b/c someone previously stated that they had an interview this month. Sigh.. and I've been calling HR and checking the website frequently for...
    Jun 22, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. Bored on night shift- should I ask for transfer?
    you don't necessarily have to transfer to "another unit"... you might want to ask your manager to switch you to day shift. I'm a new grad working days and it's super busy.. I don't even have time...
    Jun 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. North Shore University RN Fellowship?  Input needed!
    how did you get the interview?? i have been actively looking at their career site for updated postings and haven't seen the fellowship positions :crying2:
    Jun 16, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. Advice for clinicals... Pleaseee
    Being a student gives you full advantage to "bother" the nurses so you can learn a lot and get the most out of it. Don't be afraid to ask questions. If you've learned how to do assessments then ask...
    Jun 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. another math calculation problem
    bingo! good job :D you got it. When you look at the problem, don't over read it. Sometimes they throw in the #'s to confuse you. It was only asking for how many mEq KCL you should add to a...
    Jun 15, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. another math calculation problem
    how about you try it first, show us the steps... and then we'll guide you.:) hint: use the equation - Desire dose ------------- X Supply Have dose
    Jun 15, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. rotator cuff surgery
    My mom had rotator cuff surgery 2 years ago and it took her more than 6 mos. to recover. Diff. people heal differently... she still complains of pain sometimes.
    Jun 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Help! New RN trying to get into Northshore-LIJ
    anyone see further updates on their site?
    Jun 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. what do you think about NYU HJD?
    does anyone work for NYU HJD? can you tell me more about it (nursing environment, HR process..etc) ?
    Jun 15, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  22. Don't know if nursing is right for me.
    It does seem nice to have 12 hr shifts, 3 days a week right? but u know what, you'll be so drained from work that when it's your day off, you'd rather sleep in and do nothing. I agree, just...
    Jun 14, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. How do I get to a certain specialty in the hospital?
    you can try to volunteer at a hospital, join some OR associations & keep current with OR news.... shows a lil more interest than just having acls, cpr ....
    Jun 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. NICU Jobs??
    i would like to know as well! at least you have 1 yr of peds experience... that's a good start
    Jun 3, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  25. IF you WEREN'Ta nurse, what would you be???
    a baker :) i love to bake and dream to open up a bakery ....but that needs a lot of $ . blehs
    Jun 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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