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  1. Bedside to telephonic nursing
    Thanks everyone. Actually I already accepted the position, but was wondering how the transition would go from bedside to telephonic nursing go? It's just so different: not being in a hospital setting...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Bedside to telephonic nursing
    Hi everyone, I recently got offered a telephonic nursing position (case management). I've been doing bedside for the past few years, mainly in med surg. Does anyone have any experience...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Triage complaints- the good, the bad, and the shocking.
    "Therapeutic wait time". That's great..I don't remember learning that in nursing school . Lol! Great nursing intervention.
    May 15, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. I don't feel smart or fast enough to continue to be an RN.
    Yes! I thought I was the only one...I've been a nurse for about 3 years and I still have anxiety about work. What may be contributing to that anxiety is the fact I've changed jobs 3 times in those...
    May 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. heart rate 40 ,SBP 60, for over an hour
    Good point. Honestly, MAP isn't really emphasized working on my unit (med/surg)..good to know though... thanks for bringing it up. I usually just ignore that number!
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  6. Resigning
    Just curious--what job did you leave your previous employer for?
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Triage complaints- the good, the bad, and the shocking.
    ^ omg that's great! Lol
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Nurses are getting younger
    Omg sooo cute!!! Just too adorable!
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I hate morning like these.
    I totally understand. Yesterday was one of those days for me. Do what you can and believe me, you are actually doing something even if it doesn't feel that way. It'll get better.... ebb and...
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Getting Away From the Bedside
    Nursefrances-- Ive also been interested in leaving bedside but the jobs seem few and far between. Ambulatory surgery sounds so interesting, but all opportunities I've seen need OR experience which...
    Feb 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Graduated in 2009...got hired into RN Residency Program!
    Congratulations! You're actually the same class year as me (2009) and I totally understand as it was difficult for me too. I'm really happy for you! What a journey it was to get here...and what a...
    Feb 12, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  12. I don't want to be a nurse anymore!
    Sounds like there's a lot on your plate! Is it possible to resign from on of the jobs (like maybe the on call ambulance?) or least per diem in one or two of the part time jobs? Because you said you...
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Which Job
    No problem. Good luck! :)
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. Which Job
    FT med surg. Despite the lower pay, you will have a guaranteed position with pay and benefits plus gain an invaluable amount of experience that will make you more marketable in this difficult...
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. Is Urgent Care RN experience considered "acute care experience"
    I had worked at a small community acute care hospital that only had an urgent care and not an ER. Since it is within a hospital setting that particular case it would be considered acute. But there...
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  16. A word to the new, the inexperienced, the overwhelmed and the mystified
    OP, you have a way with words....such great story telling! A story that's funny AND insightful. Thanks for sharing!
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  17. Habits you picked up from work...
    Almost answering my home phone with "Hi. This is___ from ____ unit. How can I help you?" Also hearing phantom call lights and/or tele monitor at home... signing "rn" after my signature and using...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  18. Admissions RN duties?
    I appreciate your honesty. I don't want to go into something if it may not be a good fit for me. I heard about this hospice company through a friend. She is a case manager but does field work (if...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  19. Admissions RN duties?
    Hi everyone, I've been a floor nurse for a couple years now and totally burnt out from bedside. I'm looking into hospice. I applied to an Admission RN position at a hospice company and was just...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  20. What would you tell to your younger self?
    Great advice! I highly suggest you take a deep look into #2. It's can be a big investment (time and money) to choose a career, whether it be nursing or any other profession. Make sure it's really...
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. PharmD student to Nursing school (long read)
    To be honest, I have to agree with the above. Sounds way too similar to the "recent" nursing situation. Too many new grad nurses, not enough jobs going around, particularly for those new grads. Have...
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. I think I'm done with nursing.
    I think this thread is getting away from the initial topic at hand. What do the Mods think?
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. My Reasons For Avoiding The Acute Care Hospital
    I am glad you shared this. You sound a lot like me actually, but you really stuck to your personal beliefs and preferences...you stayed genuine with who you are and did not falter despite what other...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Work related depression
    Thank you for sharing since at least I don't feel alone in this. The sad part is that I've only been a nurse for about 3 years...and have changed jobs nearly every year (a sign of burnout, no?) And...
    Dec 11, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  25. Welcome to the Shangri-La: My (Almost) Perfect Job
    Thank you so much for sharing this. I've been a nurse for only 3 years, but haven't kept the same job for that long for a lot of the same reasons you've listed above. I really just haven't found my...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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