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  1. Tight Jean Syndrome
    So jeggings are a healthier option? Who knew! ;)
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. Things that gross you out..
    I had to laugh at the sudden image of supervillain Emesis the Nemesis... I was going to say "not much grosses me out" (I'm the kid who loved staring at the human slices in the Museum of Science...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Not even a word of English
    I see the political side (If you come here legally and contribute to the economy, welcome to the U.S.! I do believe if you're mentally capable you should the effort to learn functional English, and...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Lantus (Insulin Glargine): Scratching The Surface
    This is why I feel strongly that people should be provided with written info on new diagnoses/treatments/advice. Not everyone is an auditory learner to begin with, but when faced with the stress of a...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  5. New Grad and starting first job in LTC-Tips for a good start
    As someone who is in a not-the-greatest first nursing job in LTC, I don't have a lot to offer, but perhaps a little. First and foremost, take any constructive advice to heart, regardless of...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  6. Lantus (Insulin Glargine): Scratching The Surface
    Thanks for the article! I would clarify, though, that the body does not secrete "two types of insulins," rather, the healthy pancreas secretes more insulin at times of specific need.
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  7. Shocked by new grads at job fair
    None of us had licensure handed to us by technology, we earned it by learning & testing, same as nurses before the advent of the mobile phone. As far as I'm concerned, being showered and wearing...
    Jun 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. How To Answer The Most Common Nursing Interview Questions
    I care about each patient as a person, which is a valuable trait in nursing; however, it is important not to be consumed by it. I am working on learning to maintain a healthy work-life balance...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  9. am i really ready for the nclex
    Have you used any other company's practice exams? Do you notice a trend in what you are getting wrong? Are you taking the practice exams too frequently and fatiguing yourself? Look at what you got...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Never Argue With Dementia (and Other Nuggets of Nursing Wisdom)
    I wish my school had given me info about it! My first day on the floor for Med-Surg I, I was in the hospital before daybreak with a sundowners lol. She was distressed: she was outside, she was in the...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Never Argue With Dementia (and Other Nuggets of Nursing Wisdom)
    It is so rough when their reality is not one that is comfortable to stay in. I'm very early in my first LTC job and had a woman who was reliving fear (related to what my gut tells me was a very real...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Med Pass
    My facility (I'm in orientation) has a unit that dispenses the little baggies. There are no more than 3 meds per bag and each comes with the med name, strength, # of pills, and the med's physical...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  13. 5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    "I told you nurses enjoy the poking, prodding, & probing way too much!"
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  14. Hardest or craziest interview questions you've ever been asked
    My college provided access to an interview prep site that said questions like those aren't about whether your answer is accurate, they're designed to show the interviewer how you think. If you come...
    May 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  15. whos hiring?
    trinity hospitals in minot, nd. finding housing in the area would be extremely difficult (nearly impossible with pets) and there are definitely drawbacks to the hospital, but it's work. there are...
    May 21, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Found on the wall
    CapeCodMermaid, I wish there were a "Love" button.
    May 18, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Senate Investigates JACHO Big Pharma Pain Link
    Perfectly expressed... Couldn't agree more.
    May 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. suspended :(
    The fact that you are upset over the situation is great: it means you care, that you take the responsibilities of the job seriously. I'd be more worried about someone who only said "Yeah whatever,...
    May 18, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Abolishing the Pinning Ceremony
    I felt like walking at commencement (which I did for family) was impersonal and a little ridiculous, since I only had the option of attending commencement in May when I still had summer classes to...
    May 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Bit of a Dilemma
    Talk to your nursing staff and get a few more details. Will they still let you start an RN program from scratch after you've got your LPN? How competitive are admissions to the transition program? My...
    May 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Stretching the truth...
    I don't know any reason why honestly documented experience of any kind shouldn't be included on a resume. As a new grad with work experience but no nursing experience, I got all kinds of conflicting...
    May 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. I'm a nurse...for animals?
    I worked as a kennel attendant for a year and saw/assisted with a lot of the other hospital things. It's honestly probably no harder than getting needles in kids, possibly easier since I imagine...
    May 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I'm a nurse...for animals?
    Sure, in many fields the title is determined by the degree or licensure, but many professions are not regulated in that way. In those cases, the job title is what the person does, ie chef or banker....
    May 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    Not in OB, but seen with my own eyes: Demonique. :devil: "Demonic?!" went my brain. No, it's "dee-moh-NEEK." Male. Precious Emmalee Candida
    May 11, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. What should I exactly expect from Geriatric nursing?
    I'm still learning how to use these forums... My comment was a reply to CapeCodMermaid :)
    May 11, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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