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  1. Three months to kill before Nursing School... what to do
    If you want to invest in making your first semester easier- go ahead and make flashcards as you want for the drugs you are about to learn. That is probably my weakest part of my academic career as a...
    Mar 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Should nurses perform outside scope of practice during emergency situations?
    I don't think you will find a lot of information specifically with intubation though it is a true legal and ethical problem. I recommend looking at nurses performing outside of scope in general...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. Win CASH! 12th Nursing Caption Contest - $100
    How about Thanksgiving lasting a month? Then I'd get time and a half and vacation!
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  4. Win CASH! 12th Nursing Caption Contest - $100
    the beginnning of small pox
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  5. What to do about refusing Dr. orders?
    I am still a nursing student but even I know that the doctor's first degree means very little in their scope of practice so that's not really a good arguement in their favor. I've taken pre-med...
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Did I just get thrown under the bus? Or I'm a bad nurse?
    Oh goodness. I am still a nursing student but I worked at a LTC facility for a good hard while with plenty of experience in watching the new nurses get "thrown under the bus" by nurses who "eat"...
    Nov 7, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Is your workplace haunted?
    Ha! I am not a big believer in ghost stories, but that doesn't mean I'll say that they don't happen. I haven't been haunted or anything like that, but the LTC facility I used to work at was famous...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Thank You Man!
    This is a video to inspire and thank the nursing male students for going into nursing. Not sure if nursing is a good fit for you? Please, watch the video and consider what these supermen have to...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  9. I love you boss ... BUT!!...
    Personal vent: A friend was working a double and asked to stay for a triple so that another worker wouldn't be paid overtime. Ridiculous! She said no and I covered the shift; I got paid the...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Did I deserve this?
    Pretty sure that if you are "trained" to be the urine-collecting nurse who is in charge of deciding whether or not the co-worker is going to get compensation for an incident, then you are liable for...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Death- your experiences
    I wouldn't say I am comfortable with death. I work in a nursing home and we have hospice patients who pass every few weeks because our company is very close partners with a hospice company. The...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. does anyone regret this career?
    Highly recommend home health care. I worked in a nursing home for almost 2 years and was dying, not because of the patients or even my fellow nurses/cna/co-workers. It was the ridculous management! I...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Nursing Mandatory Continuing Education Research Survey
    I would recommend putting this in the Nurses tab then since most of the "students" on this area of allnurses are going to be those going for their BSN. Just a recommendation.
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Please quit wasting my time: Interview Advice from Hiring Manager
    I had the same problem with the CNA job I worked at for a full year. I stuck it through primarily so my resume wouldn't look as if I had no loyalty; and the job loved me for it because I actually...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  15. Can someone "dumb down" what Obamacare really means?
    I don't usually post on political areas of nursing but I did want to give you the website where the Affordable Care Act is pretty striaght-forward, just in case you weren't aware of it. Read the...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics