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  1. Everything is our responsibility. Rant.
    My favorite so far on my new(isn) floor is when an intern came walking out of the physician's office (a little room behind the nurses' station) and wanted to know why the floor in there was so dirty....
    Apr 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. I never, ever went to ER when I was a kid
    I've been to the ER twice. Once for stitches when I fell on my face ice skating and the second time when I had appendicitis. My brothers went a few times each but they played hockey and football. ...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Do I have what it takes to become a CRNA?
    Keep those grades up! UB is a good school and the nursing program is very competitive. Keep in mind, the economy hit nursing too and you might not get ICU or even a hospital job right away. I had...
    Dec 4, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  4. Cops and Nurses
    I have been pulled over twice in scrubs (in 12 years…give me a break :wavey:) and both times I was allowed to go. I got a speeding ticket when I was 16….that's it. And I'm polite when they pull me...
    Dec 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Is this common with teaching hospitals?
    You can always ask who they are. If someone is rude, make a complaint along with their name and who they work for. In the hospital I work at, every new admission is given a small packet explaining...
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nurse or ninja?
    I have my job listing on my FB page as registered ninja.
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Why did you decide to be a nurse?
    I went to college straight out of high school to be an elementary school teacher. I was not mature enough for school and never went to class, so I dropped out with a D average. I went to work as a...
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Going for a Bachelor's in something besides nursing
    Hello! Just a disclaimer, I am not looking to start a BSN vs ASN argument. Ok I have an ASN in nursing. I have been a practicing RN for 3 years and was an LPN for 6 years before that. I decided...
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. The Hunger Games
    I've never heard of Qsymia. I will have to look it up. I was on Paxil for a year and a half. What a nightmare! Not only did it take me 6 months to wean myself off it when I started feeling...
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Is nursing really that bad of a career choice?
    I second the person who said try to work as a CNA first. I recommend that to everyone.
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. A personal brag
    You rule!!!!! :)
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Are nurses allowed to have facial piercings?
    I'm laughing at this because ill be trying out for roller derby in a few months but I don't consider myself wild and crazy lol. But yes, all jewelry will be removed before playing roller derby lol.
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Are nurses allowed to have facial piercings?
    In school I had to take all of my ear piercings out. At work I can wear whatever I want and the only thing anyone cares about is that I can do my job safely. Since I work with kids I wear minimal...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Is this a violation?
    My profile doesn't even say I'm a nurse so I'm good in the department. Thanks.
    Sep 21, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  15. Is this a violation?
    Nothing signed. Just the mom mentioned having a Facebook page for the kid so I checked it out.
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  16. Is this a violation?
    I haven't seen this addressed anywhere and I'm curious. I started working in a Children's Hospital a few months ago. I knew before working there that a lot of the time people have benefits for long...
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  17. Males in Pediatrics :) Thoughts?
    Hey! I am a female nurse but I just started peds nursing a few months ago and I LOVE it. I work at a Children's Hospital. There are tons of guys who work here. The job outlook is tough even...
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  18. Does Nursing School=No Life Literally?
    During LPN I only worked 2 days a week and went to school 40 hours a week. I didn't find it that bad. I was just broke all the time. RN school though.....I went to school full time and worked full...
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Does your SO understand job stress?
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    I went to school with an Asma too. She was from Kashmir. :lol2:
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. Bad Job Market?  Be a NURSE!  (Insert eye roll here)
    To get a job as an RN I had to go to another LTC that was connected to a hospital. I waited until I could transfer and I did but it took almost 2 years post graduation for me to get a job at a...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Possibly Caught Diverting Drugs & Tested Positive for Marijuana in GA...Totally Lost!
    I alsi was thinking inpatient rehab. Please take care of this and please be careful!!! My mother was a nurse who lost her license years ago for drug diverting. She died of an overdose 2 years ago....
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. Why nurses don't want to be identified in public?
    What was the original title? I always treat myself to breakfast or go grocery shopping after work. My name tag comes off but I figure my scrubs are fine. After all visitors leave the hospital...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Possibly Caught Diverting Drugs & Tested Positive for Marijuana in GA...Totally Lost!
    I'd stay far away from nursing. Having access to drugs for you is like an alcoholic working at a bar. "You know you are done with drugs" but you thought that before. Keep going to NA and good luck...
    Jul 26, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. Getting started in Peds
    I put in time at a LTC job I didn't care for and an adult med surg job that was ok but not what I really wanted to do. Finally have enough seniority to start my job in peds. Started last week!! ...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing