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  1. self reflection: what could you do better?
    I can totally relate to this! I used to work as an aide taking care of elderly people in their homes. It was a job I did well and my employer loved me. I had a great evaluation but I can't use it...
    Apr 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Post your graduation countdown :)
    4 DAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :yes::yes::wavey::wavey:;)
    Apr 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Ups and Down of the Job Hunt
    Honestly, the job market just sucks. Follow every lead, do your best, and NETWORK. Basically everything that you have been doing. Keep doing. Good luck- i'm in the same boat!
    Apr 26
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. self reflection: what could you do better?
    Hi Everyone! A conversation with a friend of mine got me thinking about self reflection and things I could work on at work. For me: - I can be kind of loud. I have a loud voice and when I...
    Apr 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I think Nursing is not for me :( :( :(
    Also, I must say there are lots of reasons to leave nursing but "wanting a challenge" and "wanting to use critically thinking" and "wanting to d something educated and intellectual" are actually...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Solutions for Tired, Achy Feet
    I've also found that self massage has really helped me...I use a little "foot rubz" ball, hot bath, and rub my feet with a little bit of diluted peppermint oil....I sleep like a baby even if my feet...
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Night shift affecting health
    to the OP: can you talk with your manager/supervisor with these concerns? I would say to them something to the effect of "I feel like i'm learning a lot and am enjoying my position as XXXXXX but...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  8. How to word this?
    thanks everyone. I wish I didn't have something like this on my record. I am an excellent employee- well liked, hard working, and have great references. I don't know how many computers are...
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. How to word this?
    "Six years ago, I worked as a caregiver at a residential facility called XXXXXXXXXXX for people with developmental disorders. My patient care was exemplary, and I enjoyed my time working there. In...
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How to word this?
    Hi everyone. 6 years ago I worked at a residential facility for adults with DD as a caregiver. In addition to ADL assistance, part of our job was to drive clients to various appointments. We...
    Apr 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Feel like I'm barely passing
    One of the challenges of nursing school has been finding out what works best for me to truly understand the material. And honestly, it has varied by each course, material, and circumstance. For...
    Apr 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Professionalism....name your irritation here!
    laziness. Hands down. I always know that following certain people will make for a much harder shift because things will be left undone. Every once in awhile, the hardworking people will not...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. I made poor judgments during my university days and need some real advice.
    To the OP: I could have written your post. When I was "young and dumb" I was in college and basically whittled it away. I rarely went to class, was eventually placed on academic probation, still...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. I failed out of Nursing School... Appealed and WON!!
    To the OP: Good luck with the rest of your nursing education. I'm glad that the outcome of the appeal is what you wanted it to be. I do have to say that I take offense with your posted remarks...
    Apr 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. RNs!!!! Did you fail Any classes???
    I know that the OP asked for people who were nurses, but I thought I would share my story. I am on track to graduate from an ADN program at the end of this month. I failed my first med-surg 1...
    Apr 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. advice:  stop focusing on other people!
    I am a self-proclaimed thin-skinned nursing student set to graduate at the end of the month :) I can't wait! Allnurses has always been here whether it's been for help with material, advice, a...
    Apr 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Passed nclex march 2015_hurst_kaplan
    Congratulations! Thanks for the advice. I hope to be where you are soon :)
    Apr 10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Any patient care technicians here?
    If I remember correctly, phlebotomy was 600. I think the nurse aide training was around 500. I think EKG was around 200? These are guesstimates. It was a long time ago. For one thing, it was...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  19. Any patient care technicians here?
    I went to Health Care Solutions and Career group. I took phlebotomy, EKG and the CNA class through them. All three enabled me to sit for the NCCT certification exam and I became a patient care...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  20. Failed a Nursing Course: Need Advice!
    Good Luck Jeff! Good for you for being honest with yourself and trying to make a plan for future success.
    Apr 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. How to create change instead of just complaining?
    I think every patient should get their own BP cuff. When vitals are being taken, the machine can be brought into the room and connected to each individual patient's BP cuff and removed before moving...
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Failed a Nursing Course: Need Advice!
    Hi Jeff. I failed a course by one point in my first year. I had to wait 8 months to take the class again and it set my graduation date by a year. I am on track to graduate at the end of this...
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. How to create change instead of just complaining?
    Hi there! I'm curious, if you see a problem on your floor what can really be done about it? example: I know that the aides on the floor that I work when taking vitals take the machine from room to...
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Am I a new nurse, or a new nurse with lots of experience
    And, in your "professional summary" can't you state: - Nursing student with upcoming graduation date (August 2015) and 15 years paramedic experience Something to that effect? While I agree...
    Apr 8
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Pre-Nursing student STRESSING PLEASE HELP
    First of all, you need to research on SPECIFIC PROGRAMS. The requirements for each program vary drastically, and with your poor academic record thus far your options will be limited. I said...
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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