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  1. My First Code Blue
    Thank you for the article. Sometimes we need to step back and look at our patients, as people not a medical number.This reminder is a great example.
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Culture Change in a Secured Dementia Unit
    I am not sure what State you are in, but we MUST get clients up, and offer them a meal on the weekend., unless it it is clearly written in their plan to allow them to sleep all day, and that they...
    Nov 30, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  3. Does this sound like case management to you?
    Joe, I think you should do, what ever makes you happy. I personally don't know what the "official" job description is. Sometimes people have nothing else better to do, than complain/ or try to...
    Nov 30, '12
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  4. Can I be mandated in NYS under these circumstances?
    I live in NYS, and I work for NYS. I am also a per diem CNA for this reason. CNAS can get mandated if you work full or part time, this goes for the nursing home. I also run a house for 10 clients and...
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Satisfaction Survey: Tell Us What You Think of
    I think the site has changed for the better. This site allows people to vent and Connect, but rudeness and other behaviors aren't tolerated. I like that, sometimes I have a hard time logging in, but...
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  6. Failed dosage calc
    I get the feeling that you are the oldest /only child. I am the oldest child in my family, and it sucks, In my thoughts. Family can put so much pressure on the oldest that you feel no matter what you...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. study books?
    AKA Virgo. I am a Virgo too. :woot: Do you have study guides that go with your fundamentals book? If so use that book, it is so helpful. You could also probably find a book at your bookstore that has...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Funnest/Favorite part about nursing school?
    I don't think I have a favorite part of school. I enjoyed learning about the body and how it works, I enjoyed clinincal, Yes I had bad days but it was a nice experience. My clinical instructors were...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Do you just love it when professors test you on information you haven't learned??
    I did not read through all the posts, so please forgive if I have repeated what someone has already said. I have seen on tests stuff we never go over in class, but I have learned to read the entire...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. How to take the LPN/LVN exam while still in RN school
    :yes: Thank you for the information. I will pass this onto my friend who is in her RN program, she was going to ask the same question. We are here in NY, maybe this is why there was no information.
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. New Nurse: Delegation and CNA, PCA, PCT Issues
    You can never allow your CNA'S or techs to see you sweat, don't ever feel you are less than a nurse, because you are having issues with your Aides. What I found has worked for me is to go in with the...
    Nov 11, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Nurses Who Have Killed
    Interesting! I have seen some of these stories on Deadly Women, Snapped, and other shows. It is amazing to me why people do things.
    Nov 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Is the first semester really the hardest?
    I am going to admit, I am not in my core nursing courses. BUT, I did go to LPN school and for the first half of the year, we did a lot of direct care. I don't think you have a bad attitude, nursing...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Confessions Of A Nurse With Poor Interpersonal Skills
    Commuter, AMEN! AMEN! You have hit the nail on the head, yet again. Sometimes I think you are in my head, saying and feeling the way I feel. I so dont like small talk, and would rather have...
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Hurricane Sandy - Wishing Everyone To Stay Safe
    Do Good,Very good advice given. Hope all stay safe. The storm will be my way by Monday Mid Day. Stay Safe!
    Oct 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nursing Games is taking its toll
    In my class, we started with 50 people, and there are 15 people graduating in two months.
    Oct 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Failed Medication Checkoff Try#3
    You don't have to tell anyone, anything that you are not comfortable with. If you want to keep the situation to yourself, then do so. If your job is paying for school, you do have that obligation to...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Discouragement from others - Do I have what it takes?
    I agree with all the other posters. If you feel this is what you want to do, then NO one can take it away from you. The comment could have been made for many reasons, ignore it, and other comments...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Any advice for a Pre nursing student :)
    I agree with all of the posters. But I am going to add, if you can record the lectures. It helps because you are able to hear something you missed earlier. Also, stay on top of your reading! You...
    Aug 20, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Be Careful When Posting
    Thank you Commuter. A really good reminder. I was just having these thoughts, reading the other day. Kudos.
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. My Personal Experiences Prior To Attending The LVN Program
    Commuter, Thank you for posting this story, It goes to show how hard work and determination can change ANY situation. It makes me feel good to know that it gets hard, but it is worth fighting for
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. Jury Duty and Nursing School
    I got a note from the school, I was attending and faxed it over to the clerks office. I haven't received any thing from the court since.I hope everything works out for you. Best of luck in school.
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. I'm going to NS, why has your attitude changed toward me???
    It's called being a hater! When you decide to do something better for yourself, sometimes you get resentment from people. Maybe they wish they were in your position, maybe they aren't happy with...
    Jul 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. How far do you drive for nursing school?
    I drive 20 minutes to school. When I was in the LPN program my drive was about 35-40 minutes
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Passed Nclex this morning!!! July 3rd
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum

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