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  1. Phantoms of Nursing
    Taking issue with some feedback I've received from an instructor, who stated yesterday that she's never even heard of forensic nursing, and in so many words basically said I would get sick of SANE...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  2. How I conquered the NCLEX-RN?
    Hate to sound like a troller, but this is actually the first NCLEX-related article that I didn't roll my eyes at. It's tough to be detailed and succinct in one fell swoop, and you've done it. Not...
    Oct 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Phantoms of Nursing
    Thank you, sirI.
    Oct 14
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  4. Phantoms of Nursing
    Why is forensic nursing so elusive? I've been trying to do my own research on the subject, and this forum has a lot of vague information. What are the most legitimate accrediting bodies? I've...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  5. Is Ochsner offering Baylor Shifts?
    Ooh, the intrigue! I am so curious now what has happened... I find that people either love Ochsner or hate it, with little go-between.
    Oct 12
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  6. Is Ochsner offering Baylor Shifts?
    Baptist is prob paying more because they don't have auxiliary staff. Yesterday, a birdie told me they're running some research on that campus right now... :yes:
    Oct 11
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  7. Doctor or Dockworker?
    I agree with PPs in that I believe foul language relaxes people you work with more than it doesn't. I think the greater concern is the attitude behind the sentiments. If they stem from a sh!tty...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. LSU or charity uniform
    Charity: White. Closed toe. Covered heel. No holes. White socks; I suggest knee highs since they must not only cover the ankle but the leg must not be seen if and when you cross your legs. Good luck!
    Oct 4
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  9. Private Pinning Ceremony
    OP, you might even consider making this an opportunity for you and a couple of your classmates to form a committee for future classes who wish to do the same. I'm sure your experience could light the...
    Oct 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. criminal background? have i wasted my time? please help. Anybody know knows?
    OP, I wouldn't sweat it too much. I believe the purpose of the background check is to snake out sex offenders and substance abusers. Worst case scenario is you must be honest, and they don't let you...
    Oct 4
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  11. Music to study to
    You know, I'm not a Christian, but for some reason lately the best music for my studies has been Choral Music Radio, on Pandora. It's peaceful and droning without a whole lot of fluctuation and that...
    Oct 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Doubt for Breakfast
    I'm not really sure what has happened, but it seems I blinked and here I am nearing the end of my program... It's scary to know that someone's life will depend on my skill and knowledge base....
    Sep 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Made my first "Nursing" connection
    I made my first nursing connection this week, and totally thought of you after having read this post. Had a pt in clinical who came in with a chronic absess on his ankle; it started out as a...
    Sep 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Charity School of Nursing spring 2015 assessment sheet
    I got in with a 3.4GPA and an 88 HESI..... Don't give up.The CCharity systeem is a bit messed up and disorganized,, but iin terms of your futurre,, it's a smalll prrice to pay.. Goood lucck!!... ...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  15. Surprise!!!!
    Awesome job!!!!!!!!!!!!! Feel proud!
    Aug 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Props to Esme12
    Amen. I adore you, Esme.... A true gem. I also agree that it would be awesome to meet her in person over coffee or spirits, and I also agree that she deserves accolades here. I imagine her looking...
    Aug 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Help with future
    Hi, Slade... first thing's first: Congrats on your decision to branch out! I think it's great that you definitely know where you want to be...If I were you, I might first contact the Louisiana State...
    Aug 4
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  18. Off the wall question about NPs
    This is a completely legit inquiry.... I am curious to see your responses! Thank you for posing the question, and good luck.
    Jun 3
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. Grammar Police
    OP, agreed 100%. I don't like shorthand text speak professionally or personally, and I am in the younger generation demographic, too. I find it elementary and tacky; always have.... :down:
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  20. First job offer questions
    I'm sure somewhere in that tight contract, there must be some mention of a probationary period, or an orientation period.... If I were you, I would take the job, and feel it out. It is quite rare...
    May 14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. On being someone's breakfast....
    I've gotten so much feedback as a new aid! Lol Not chewed out at all, and typically I follow it with a 'thank you for letting me know.' The nurse who scares me is the nurse who rolls her eyes when...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. On being someone's breakfast....
    Hi, all... ... Thanks for taking the time to read my entry. Third level nursing student here. I have a lot of the typical glamorous plans that I won't bore you with. I'm writing today because I...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. New grad frustration
    Apr 8
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. The Eyeroll-inducing Special Friend
    Flying_ace, so true! This is exactly the type of person I am referring to. My cohort in question is just this sort of person: years of healthcare experience, married to another public servant,...
    Jan 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Massage Refresher???
    To the OP.... Did you graduate from your massage program curriculum? If you have, most states require ~12 CEUs per calendar year to maintain a license; having said that, most state boards will let...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing