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  1. Nursing Communities
    You can gain support from other nurses if you are having bad day without upsetting your colleagues or work knowing. Can speak to a wider range of people and gain opinions from across various fields...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Student not feeling prepared to graduate. Advice?
    I was in a simialr situation the year I was planning to finish. I had realised there will be a lot of anxiety as a graduate nurse, (I think you sort of have enough knowledge to know you don't know...
    Sep 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Do you guys see a lot of people saying they are nursing students....
    Topic was very toxic before I turned up. Do not want to add my 2 cents to something that isn't worth whingeing about.
    Sep 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Do you guys see a lot of people saying they are nursing students....
    I can't believe how much bickering and elitist comments there are on this topic. Fo shame :nono:
    Sep 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Someone calling themselves a Nurse when not.Help please!
    I have always considered anyone involved with the direct nursing care of their clients to be nurses, including PCA's and students, just as a generalisation. Residents don't usually remember everyones...
    Sep 16, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  6. Having a bad preceptorship experience.  Need encouragement.
    Be a bit late for my response but for future reference. If you are supernumery, make sure you take advantage of every opportunity to learn even if you have to go with another nurse to do or see...
    Sep 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Do you cry a lot in nursing school?
    Yes, I've cried for the most of 4 years now. I never sook otherwise but I often find things too stressful or unfair and the only thing to do is cry, wash my face and get on with it. Don't do it in...
    Sep 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. What kind of attitude does a nursing student need to succeed?
    In addition to what I have said and others, don't expect to get straight A's all the time. Thre are so many reasons out of your control that contribute to your grade that will impact on your quality...
    Jul 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. What kind of attitude does a nursing student need to succeed?
    Perserverence, as there are a lot of obstacles, upsets and setbacks. You just have to keep working at it to get through.
    Jul 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Scared on mental health placment
    Im half way through a mental health placement at a local hospital. It has begun to hit me the last few days that Im quite scared of some of our consumers. Some people have chased and attacked other...
    Jul 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. At what age did you decide on nursing?
    I was 21 when I decided to get into nursing, I had an 18 month child. It took a few years out of school to get a better idea of what I wanted to do. I have always loved helping people and health...
    Jun 6, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Nudity?
    We were asked to wear singlets a couple of times to practise assessment. I am very uncomfortable letting other people touch or see too much of me so I opted out (as did many others). Bottom line is...
    Jun 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. One year down, one more to go...
    The blood pressure comment took me back to my first year. I was so god aweful at everything back then. I had to take a bp on my teacher and I fumbled the whole way through it. The cuff even came to...
    Jun 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. WANTED: Nursing student tidbits of advice
    Be persistant! There are a lot of ups and downs. Don't let self doubt control you. Never ever allow a bad clinical or experience to deter you - it happens. Commit 100% to nursing school, arrange your...
    Jun 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. last semester and burned out...
    In the same boat too. Try not to stress about not being on some high, its been a long slog and we will get through this day by day. Trust me that other students are having the same thoughts...I...
    Jun 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Plz tell me aged care is not that bad!
    What is district nursing?
    May 24, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  17. New grads and Jobs
    150 hours of preceptored work is rubbish, I get it if thats all the work that a grad has had. I have had 7 months preceptored over my degree and it still accounts for nothing. 7 months in real...
    May 16, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Plz tell me aged care is not that bad!
    Sounds fun Sydneymum14 and the type of thing I like. Where do you think I could find info about work like yours in QLD?
    May 15, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  19. Anxiety help on clinical placement.
    Sorry about the comment just a bit touchy and bit worn from everything.
    May 14, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  20. Anxiety help on clinical placement.
    No. Does that matter?
    May 13, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  21. Plz tell me aged care is not that bad!
    Its not just that, nobody wants to work in a hellhole. The workplaces matters to me too.
    May 12, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. TV shows and movies that are ruined, because you know better
    Hilarious thread :D Im pretty sure in hero's characters often have NG tubes for no reason which are easily pulled out by the baddie as they are resting in the nose not the gut. Oh and an IV machine...
    May 12, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. Plz tell me aged care is not that bad!
    I think I have a romantic view of aged care so bring me back to earth. Is it really as horrible as people say it is? I wanted to work there ever since my first placement regardless of the obvious...
    May 12, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. How many of you took Maths in Yrs 11 and 12?
    I dropped out of school in year 11 and hated maths to death. I got into nursing by a bridging program which had maths but was nowhere near as irrelevant and hard as year 11 maths. It is the best way...
    May 12, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. ADHD, crippling anxiety attacks, and horrible self-esteem
    Im in a similar boat with anxiety and am about to give you probably terrible advice :D but you have to do what makes you happy. I know its not that simple but if the workplace is not right for you...
    May 12, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities


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