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  1. Please Help!  Which job would you choose?!
    Hospital B!!!!
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Nursing setting you up for failure?
    It has become very common in the hospital I work at to have one nurse to three patients in the ICU! This is progressive care...not intensive care! Just to save a few dollars.
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I need 50 ways to get out of my med surg job.
    Go in and talk to someone...Dont just not show up! You never know who you will burn a bridge with. It may come back to haunt you...
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. What is the most you've worked (days) without having a day off?
    I'm about to start doing 6 12hr night shifts in a row with 8 days off in between...I'll let you know how it goes!!
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Should I really do this?
    I think as long as you are not picky you should be able to find a job. There are always job openings at my hospital but it may not be on the most desirable area
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Does anyone else like working night shift besides me?
    I agree with everyone!!! No physical therapy messing my patient up in bed right after he is turned! No skin team insisting I disturb my resting patient Right Now so they can "assess" their bottom....
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What would you change about Nursing to make it better?
    less focus on cleaning up poop....more focus on using our critical thinking abilities!
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Uniforms and dress codes
    The hospital I work at has a dress code more than uniforms. Nurses have to wear ceil blue pants and whatever top you want. MCTs wear navy pants and respiratoy wears royal blue pants. Its not great...
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. does night shift make you fat?
    you must burn more calories than you put into your body to lose weight. It may be more tempting to eat fast food or unhealty choices at night because it is more convenient. You just have to decide...
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. what kind of shoes should I get for nursing school???
    Get the Danskos!!!! They are very comfortable (after a short break in period) and you will wear them forever!!!
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  11. I think I'm too slow for Critical Care...
    Stick with it!!! The only way those nurses got to be calm and cool is experience! You will get there!
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  12. PCRN or CCRN
    I agree with CVRN11. The CCRN test has a lot of focus on hemodynamics and asks questions based on Swann ganz measurments: cvp, pa pressure, wedge and svO2. It would be very difficult to answer these...
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  13. Is this the norm or unfair?  thoughts and opinions needed!!
    Stand your ground! If you feel like you are being treated unfairly, then you probably are. That situation was not the best for the PATIENT or the nurse. If you let people know that they can run over...
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  14. UAB Fall 2010
    Hey Paris2010, I spoke with someone who interviewed and got into UAB's montgomery component last year. She said the interview was different from any other interview she had ever had. She said when...
    Dec 21, '09
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  15. UAB Fall 2010
    I got the same letter as you did Paris2010 :nuke:. Do you have any idea of when we will find out the interview date and time. I have not heard anything.
    Dec 19, '09
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry


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