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  1. Bullies at the work place.. vent
    I've been having a bit of an issue with this one nurse that I follow, 95% of the time (we both have set schedules so I usually take report from her and give her report when I'm going off). I don't...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. What are the best shoes for nursing?
    My feet/knees/legs have been saved by Danskos and Sanita clogs! I swear by them! Check out clog outlet.com. They sell Sanita clogs as factory 2nds; I got mine for basically 1/2 off and I can't find a...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  3. New Grad Forgetting Assessment Questions
    I'm new too and I make myself lists and check-off when I've done them. I write everything down! At the beginning of my orientation I even had to write down a word or two to remind me what not to...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. New grad with no job? Let our voices be heard!
    One of the staff here at AN is trying to get the survey link so all new grads can participate. I apologize for the broken link; should have fwd'd the email here first before I took the survey but...
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. New grad with no job? Let our voices be heard!
    When I was a student, I was a member of the NSNA. I am a new grad (May 2011) and so just received this email from them. It's a survey asking about jobs for new grad RN's. They encourage all to...
    Sep 16, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. How To Deal With Bad Smells
    Tiger balm? What is that?
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  7. Well I think that the problem lies with "the other nurse"
    This should be printed and posted at every nurse's station!! Bravo! :yeah:
    Sep 9, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. defeated.
    I'm currently on shift number 11 of my orientation being precepted by a wonderful nurse of 35 yrs who has it together and then some! I'm trying to devise my own shift brain because I'm a visual...
    Sep 8, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. shift organization....HELP
    I'm currently precepting in my first RN job and what I've seen my preceptor do at times like you're describing is if she hasn't gotten all her assessments done and it's time for meds is she'll pull...
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. What's your favorite shift to work?
    7p - 7a Night shift girl here!
    Aug 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Ever have a patient that "turns" on you?
    This same thing happened to me once when I was a PCA. Good rapport with the patient, all going well, etc then BAM! I come in the next day and she's a little icy to me, I ask her if she needs...
    Aug 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. She/He Did What?!
    AMEN to this!! I totally agree Katie! :)
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Rehab... Stuck???
    Sounds just like my unit!
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  14. Is anyone else annoyed by the expectations of male nurses in transferring patients?
    Wow! This is what we need on my rehab floor!!
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  15. Rehab... Stuck???
    What kind of rehab facility is it you're in? I graduated in May and just started my first nursing position in rehab in a hospital setting. I worked my first shift the other day. I think it's going to...
    Aug 14, '11
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  16. Where do you keep your Medical tape??
    I also hate weighing my pockets down. Could you direct us to where you got this 'nurse purse'? I've searched and haven't seen anything you're describing. Thanks! Sounds like a neat idea!
    Aug 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Advice for new RN in Rehab job
    Thanks for your response! :)
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  18. Nurse locator devices...
    Can someone please explain what Vocera is? I'm not familiar with it. TIA!
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Shhhh! ---It's all a crock!
    "Please use your inside voices everyone. We don't use our outside voices here" LOL I sometimes cringe at the noise levels of some of the staff I've witnessed when I was doing clinicals. ...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. You requested not to have me as your nurse because....WHAT?!
    And her head spin around and vomit pea-green soup everywhere! Ewwwww, that movie traumatized me when I was a teenager! To this day I will not watch it! I have to admit though I smiled at the...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. Shhhh! ---It's all a crock!
    LMBO!!!
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. the nursing identity
    I, like you, had thought of myself as a nurse, could see me reaching my goal, had great grades and scores, etc...when applying for NS, particularly the BSN program I wanted to take. I had taken all...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. How to Deal with Stresses of Being a New Nurse
    These tips are great! Please keep them coming! I start my first job this Monday! Excited but getting nervous! Thank you all for your input here; I always learn so much! :)
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. The "perfect" job...aimed at students & new grads
    Awesome post! I'm around your age as well and in the same boat with a supportive husband and no young children. I have not experienced the loss of a child nor one with serious medical issues such as...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. The "perfect" job...aimed at students & new grads
    :yeah: :yeah: :yeah: :yeah: This is exactly how I look at it!! Very nicely put :)
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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