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  1. Baby Friendly- getting a tad over the top
    To be honest I thought rooming in was a great idea until I gave birth...a few times I wished someone would take the LO so that I can get rest esp after all that pushing during labor....
    Feb 20
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Will I ever get over this? Personally or professionally.
    :hug: I'll tell you a story about a friend of mine who was my co-worker (so he's also a nurse!). He is diabetic, and while he was at home one day during his day off, he drew up 40 units of regular...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Narcotic free areas?
    Narcotic-free hospitals, wow that would be a dream come true for me....
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. Who is to blame for the CA BON mess and a solution?
    My 2 cents, someone should sue CA BON for misleading foreign applicants into thinking they have met the requirements for licensure by submitting what's on the initial application. Only a bunch of...
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  5. September test takers [NCLEX-RN 2012]
    I'm not a september test taker, but I was in one of these groups three years ago before I passed my exams and I just saw this brings back the feelings hehehe! so I just wanna drop by and...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. IV help:  specific questions about insertion site and advancing
    I used to have a lot of problems with 20g Nexiva caths, and had poor IV insertion skills for more than a year after I became an RN just because I was afraid of hurting people. But with all the...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. The Purpose Of Pain Clinics
    Some nurses ask patients how many alcoholic beverages or packs of cigs they've had, then multiply it by 2. Some nurses ask patients how high their pain scale is, then depending on other subjective...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  8. exposure to the Operating Room
    thanks for your replies! In my country rotation in OR and DR areas are the norm in a nursing student's life.
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. exposure to the Operating Room
    My coworker and I were talking about student nursing life one time at work, and she mentioned to me that in America nursing students are not rotated to the Operating Room and that she graduated cum...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  10. 5 consecutive 12hr shifts
    does anyone know if it is legal in california to give employees 5 straight 12hr shifts in 2 consecutive weeks and not give overtime? like let's say you're working thurs, fri, sat, sun, mon ...
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. "Make sure to get induced...everyone does it!"
    yea most people get induced used to be God's job to give people their birthdates but I guess he's getting fired!
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. How do you pick your vein for an IV?
    don't rely much on your eyes as looks can be deceiving....learn to palpate and appreciate veins...:smokin:
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. The Pride of a Nurse
    thank you, this made me cry...
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. confused with fingerprints
    i see, so then i guess that means fingerprinting and CEUs every 2 years for as long as your license is fun...
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. confused with fingerprints
    I'm about to renew my license in california and it says it requires me to submit fingerprints....reading the rules, it says it requires me to submit fingerprints if I am renewing an active license...
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. When an employee is a patient
    OP, you can always make coffee at home, place it in a thermos and bring it to the hospital (as long as it does not contradict pt's care plan)...that way you can make sure it is fresh...
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Forensic Pathologist Assistant
    Can an RN become a Forensic Pathologist Assistant? Assuming this RN already finished BSN?
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  18. What scares you most as a rn?
    UNDERSTAFFING staffing can make or break a shift seriously
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. What do you think of nurses who can't spell medical terms?
    my favorites are: Diabetis PNC Amniodarone Jaunticed
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How are some nurses nurses?!
    sorry to say this but you mentioned that your mother is also a nurse and she knew your brace was on wrong, yet she also didn't know how to intervene? 'cuz if your logic is followed, if all nurses...
    Jun 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. The kiss of death: when you know you are about to get fired
    reminds me of my workplace...happened to a lot of the staff who had been there for years...of course a lot won't take sh*t so they left...
    Jun 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. After 15 years - I may be one more nurse to add to the shortage
    nurses? highly skilled, low-valued, highly exploited individuals...
    Jun 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Proposition for a Nursing Revolt
    could've been heard loud and clear..too bad this was posted on a site where people hide behind the anonymity of their user name and password... indeed, we are all silenced for fear of losing our...
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How do I respond to a poorly written request to be a nursing student?
    how easy it is to assume that the letter was written from a foreign student..when there are a lot of average Americans who write like this and can't even pronounce words correctly to save their...
    Jun 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How do I get on the path of working as an RN in a different country. I was born in US
    you can check with the international boards here for more info..
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: International Nursing