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  1. What is your sleep routine the night before a night-shift?
    If it's my first day on I just go to sleep whenever I want [[somwhere between 11-2am]], wake up when I feel [[usually 8-10]], and may take a quick hour nap before work..but not usually. However,...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Ages of male nursing students?
    Hey guys. I started the RN program spring two years ago and was 21. Got my LPN license July last year and my RN license 3 days ago ...both at age 23 :-)
    Feb 5, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  3. Have you ever been mistaken for a doctor?
    sometimes. i tell them i'm a nurse and they ask me if i'm going to upgrade to doctor :rolleyes: ...um, no.
    Oct 5, '10
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Ratios on acute rehab floor in hospital
    what are the patient:nurse ratios (for day and night) on your acute rehab floor in a hospital setting? -on days it's supposed to be 6:1 but it never is. it's usually 7-10 patients to a nurse ...
    Sep 18, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  5. Who does what in the discharge?
    Hey. Sorry for the late response, but I've been M.I.A. d/t this last semester of school! omgoodness they are trying to kill us. anyway, that's another story, for another thread. At my facility,...
    Sep 14, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  6. Pima CC Seat Shuffle
    That sounds like a cute stehie! Make sure you keep track of it. If you lend it to a doctor or another nurse, keep track of them cuz they will walk away with it. A doc in the ED at clinicals asked...
    Sep 14, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  7. Pima CC Seat Shuffle
    hey everyone, I'm in my fourth semester at Pima CC. You will have to have the following to be eligible for clinicals in the spring: 1. a TB skin test, good through the end of the spring...
    Sep 4, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  8. Lay-offs
    i have a friend that works at tmc and she said alot of nurses got laid off.
    Aug 29, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  9. Everything is under control until...
    ...I get a new admit! I'm a new nurse chugging along through my orientation. Things seems to be going well, i started with 2 patients at the beginning of orientation and had 4 today + a new admit,...
    Aug 18, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. ER job- new grad
    Maybe that will be good for you. There are several factors that could help determine that...how fast you learn, their new grad program, your preceptor, etc. I'm surprised your orientation isn't...
    Aug 18, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. looking back, are there courses that you thought were not necessary?
    writing 101 and 102 was basically a repeat of what i did in high school. I don't remember but one or two things from my psychology and sociology classes. Child Development was fun, but not needed. ...
    Aug 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Nursing Gear- Essentials
    stethescope, penlight, tape, alcohol pads, several pens, and atleast two pairs of gloves on me at all times.
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  13. On a scale of 1-10: Rehab Nursing
    I also work at a rehab hospital and would give it an 8/10. Reasonable patient load, docs are nice most of the time, wonderful co-workers....yeah, 8/10. What knocks it down two points is that fact...
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  14. 6 wks enough orientation for new nurse in acute rehab?
    thank you all for your replies! I'm so stoked! Wednesday is my first official day, but the nurses have been allowing me to do little things here and there :) what do you believe is the hardest...
    Jul 31, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  15. Tell me someone else has felt like this....
    Hello! I just received my LPN license this month and have a job in acute rehab. I believe I have a leg up on you by having worked in this facility for the past year as a tech so I'm not as...
    Jul 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I just wanted to say...
    LOL seriously. Take a course in deciphering hieroglyphics :D
    Jul 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Code Brown
    Seriously, what are these BSN students being taught?...the answer is yes, if you are working in a bedside capacity. You will be expected to clean up after a code brown. Often times you will have a...
    Jul 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Do you answer your phone on your day off?
    Ditto! I'm sorry but when I'm at work, I bend over backwards, do all kinds of flips, and jump through various hoops to get the job done. I need my time away from work to maintain my sanity. On a few...
    Jul 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Black male nurses
    i'm a black male nurse, just got my LPN july 1st this year at the age of 23. Graduating RN school in december this year and hopefully will have my RN in December or January....also at the age of 23....
    Jul 27, '10
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  20. best nclex cd program?
    i passed the first time with the minimum amount of questions and i used saunders nclex-rn comprehensive review. I worried more about knowing my content. After two months of intense reviewing, I...
    Jul 26, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. 6 wks enough orientation for new nurse in acute rehab?
    hey rehab nurses, I'm a new nurse (passed NCLEX 07/01/10) and will be starting my orientation in an acute rehab hospital on August 4th. My orientation will be 6 weeks long and my DON said she will...
    Jul 23, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  22. Why Didn't You Go To Med School?
    i always say "why didn't you go to Med school?" ....silence.... yeah...you won't ask that again.
    Jul 14, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. NCLEX RN 2 hours away
    JPALI, Girl you passed. Don't even sweat it. Go Celebrate.
    Jul 3, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Will never really be ready...
    you are ready. i studied about the same amount of time, maybe a little less, and passed. My feelings were identical to yours. my list of study topics seemed to increase instead of decrease. ...
    Jul 3, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. SATA ????
    I didn't study with Kaplan, I used Saunders....however, i did A LOT of SATA questions and rarely got them right. Always like one answer off!...but we all know, that doesn't matter. My test was...
    Jul 2, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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