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  1. How to survive nursing?
    I'm not sure if I'm just not explaining myself clearly or if you're just picking a fight. But it's a mighty tall soapbox to stand on saying you're smarter than the doctors you work with. Or maybe...
    May 21
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. How to survive nursing?
    That's not at all what I was trying to say. Thank you for giving me an opportunity to clarify my intention since I wouldn't want it to be misinterpreted. I said within reason we should double...
    May 21
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. How to survive nursing?
    Ok old timers... What's your advice for how to survive or even learn to enjoy nursing? I've been a nurse for coming up on 3 years and I recently told someone "Don't put the weight of of being the...
    May 20
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Urgent care to ER?
    Hello everyone! I have a question. For the last year I have worked in a pediatric ER but now for various reasons I am going to work at a pediatric urgent care that can better accommodate my...
    May 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Leaving nursing after 2 years
    I'm looking for some career advice. I have been working as a nurse for 2 years. My first and second jobs I stayed at for 6 months each. My third job I've been at for a year. They have all been...
    Sep 1, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Anyone left the nursing profession?
    How long have you been a nurse? What do you like? What do you dislike? Maybe you could find happiness in a different area?
    Apr 7, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Why do nurses "eat their young"?
    I could be wrong but part of the problem may be a lot of us go into nursing because we're big ol' bleeding hearts. Very sensitive people in general. The previous poster said "no one will chew on you...
    Mar 26, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Transition From ER to NICU?
    I would think it could be done. It may be easier to get into a pediatric ER first and transition from there so at least you have more Peds experience to sell on your rsum. But just give it a shot. All...
    Mar 26, '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  9. IV Starts
    Why cut the tourniquet? I've seen nurses do this but I don't see why it helps. I tried it once but it just made my tourniquet fragile and it snapped in two when pulled taught.
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  10. Mag sulfate in acute asthma exacerbation (status asthmaticus)
    For those of you who give mag sulfate, do you usual run NS with it concurrently or just keep it at the bedside in case the PT goes hypotensive? Also, do you stay in the room for the twenty minutes...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  11. I do not like patient care nursing :(
    Agreed. I moved around for reasons other than not liking my jobs. I had valid reasons for both moves but I think if I could've stayed at my first job I would be a lot better off right now as far as...
    Feb 12, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. I do not like patient care nursing :(
    I'm in a similar position. I want to LOVE nursing. Right now I dread most shifts. I'm depressed going in and when I leave. Part of that is because of being disrespected by the other nurses and...
    Feb 12, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. malicious coworkers
    Is it not better to ignore it and let it roll off your back? I'm genuinely curious.
    Feb 8, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Pedi ER RN advice
    I'm new to Peds ER too. Almost at my 3 mos mark. Take PALS... ASAP if you don't have it already. Then take ENPC. Take home the protocols sheet and memorize it. Take home a handout on splinting....
    Feb 1, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Snowed in ER's, what do you guys do?
    Well I live in Ga where it isn't cost effective to have many snow plows/ salt trucks. And b/c of our weather we typically have "ice storms" rather than "snow storms". Ice is very hazardous to drive...
    Jan 6, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. New to peds ER
    I'm a new nurse with a little over a year of experience. I just started in a pediatric ER about 2 months ago. I am looking for references on this type of nursing. Specifically common problems and the...
    Jan 6, '14
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  17. If we make BSN the entry level degree, we should be paid more
    Never mind- Misunderstood
    Dec 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. If we make BSN the entry level degree, we should be paid more
    Some of the classes were the same because the college wouldn't grant me the credits stating it was different even though the course catalog descriptions were nearly identical. Some were obviously...
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. If we make BSN the entry level degree, we should be paid more
    Maybe in regards to spelling and grammar... But I gained better writing/communication skills at my university than I did at my community college. But age/desire may have been a factor as well. I...
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. If we make BSN the entry level degree, we should be paid more
    Technically you're nearly correct. The list of "professions" does include teachers (where the min ed is a BS). I should've said "professional careers" or some other wording. I was referring to...
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. If we make BSN the entry level degree, we should be paid more
    My hospital system is the second largest in the state. It pays .10 cents an hour more to BSN prepared nurses than to ADNs. However, it will not currently hire ADN's without an agreement they will...
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. What was the MOST ridiculous thing a patient came to the ER for?
    Recently: vomiting and abdominal pain........... X 30 min.....
    Dec 22, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. What was the MOST ridiculous thing a patient came to the ER for?
    I had a guy when I worked obs who had stuck a tube into his urethra and sprayed WD-40 down Into it. He also self pierced his nipples during the same session. There were other oddities but those are...
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. New to ER qsts about orienting
    My preceptor took a lot of time the last two shifts to explain things etc. we weren't slammed and had time to go over things. She's learning how to precept and it is kind of like learning to dance...
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. New and 'fun' things
    This actually happened to me: I had pelvic pain and had an u/s done. I was told mistakenly I had large ovarian cysts. Pain progressed and I went to ER 3 days later with c/o ovarian cysts. Was told I...
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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