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  1. Your thoughts on being "written up".
    O/P Here. Partly - because of everything in my post, but mostly - because I'm ready to move onto something different than floor Nursing, I recently put in for a transfer to another Dept. I found...
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Your thoughts on being "written up".
    You hit the nail on the head. It's totally belittling. I work with the same group weekend nights. 1st thing we do Friday night is check our mail-boxes in the break-room. OMG, Talk about killing...
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Your thoughts on being "written up".
    I'd like others thoughts on being "written-up" at work. Before becoming an RN, I spent 6yrs in the Navy & 10yrs in Business. In all those yrs, not once was I written-up for anything. I've been...
    Jun 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Holidays off?
    Merlee, I think that's Wonderful that you volunteered to work for others over Christmas. My Dad worked nights at the Post Office for over 30yrs - Christmas being the busiest time of yr. I still...
    Nov 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Stress, Stress
    Hey, Crusty Old Bat :nurse: I totally agree with everything you posted. 2 of the people I went to about orienting to Charge are officially PRN status, but have worked the same full-time, weekend...
    Nov 27, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. Stress, Stress
    Hi All, I'm one of those people that were "called" to Nursing, love caring for others. Candy Striper in HS, 6 yrs as a Navy Hospital Corpsman, some yrs at home when our kids were young & finally...
    Nov 26, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. Holidays off?
    I agree with everyone re: Nursing is a 24/7 job - you will be required to work some Holidays. My DH's hospital splits the Holidays - one group gets certain Holidays off one yr, works them the next,...
    Nov 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. How To Spot a Workplace Bully, Part One
    Because of all the great advice from Allnurses during NS & my early yrs as a Nurse, I knew I'd find some info. re: a current problem at work. Bingo - Workplace Bully, just what I was looking for. ...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. From Raleigh to Wilmington?
    Hi Kimmie, I absolutely understand what you're saying about living at the Beach!!! My plan was always to eventually move to the Coast. I worked at Wake for a short time, I've been at a smaller...
    Oct 15, '08
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  10. Relocating to NC and looking for info on nursing programs
    Hi Wanna-b, Just wanted to give you some NS info. I live outside of Raleigh, went to NS in Wilson, NC (almost an hour from my home). Not sure if this is how every school handles admissions, but...
    Oct 1, '08
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  11. Feeling totally behind the 8 ball
    Hi Rob, I've been on an adult Med/Surg floor for the last couple of years. Best thing you can do is talk to your Mgr. about the issues you have. On my floor, after orientation, they buddy you up...
    Aug 26, '08
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  12. Bizarre Admitting Diagnosises
    Re: The AMS pt's - we had 5 on our MS floor this week. Most are usually dementia/alzheimers pt's the Nursing homes send us because they are "confused". Yes, they're confused, they have dementia and...
    Aug 15, '08
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. Vacation in Raleigh/Durham- questions
    Hi Blackcat, I agree with the other poster, not much doing around Hillsborough. Actually, the whole Raleigh/Durham area isn't what I'd call a touristy place. If you're going to be in NC for a...
    Aug 15, '08
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  14. getting trouble with interview questions, did not get any offer
    Hi, I agree with the previous poster, these are all personal questions that only "You" can answer. Question 4 for example: Why should I hire you? Mention your educational background, if you're...
    Jul 23, '08
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. Air Force medic vs Navy Medic?
    [QUOTE=♪♫ in my ♥;2966602] Hi, Thanks for the kind words. As a former female Navy Corpsman, I wasn't allowed out in the field, but I did spend most of my 6 years on active duty working with...
    Jul 16, '08
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  16. NC I need your imput!!!seriously I do!..lol
    Henryswife, I've heard ECPI is expensive, before you invest a lot of money, make sure you call all your local hospitals to find out if they're hiring LPN's. I'm near Raleigh, a lot of hospitals...
    Jul 13, '08
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  17. CNA prgrams in Raleigh?
    Hi, Call Johnston Comm. College and or Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. We always have a bunch of CNA's at JMH coming through for their clinicals and from what I've heard, the cost is...
    Jun 13, '08
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  18. Air Force medic vs Navy Medic?
    Paul, If your brother is serious about this, definitely try to find a military site on the net where you might talk to Navy Doc's. Better yet, call your nearest Naval Hospital, see if he can set...
    May 22, '08
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  19. Learning IVs
    KT, I did my Senior Precepting in my hospitals Endoscopy Clinic - just for the IV experience. They did tons of procedures a day, every Pt had to have an IV and most had pretty decent veins. The...
    May 22, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Med Seeking Patients
    Canoe, [QUOTE=canoehead;2848274]To the OP- You are asking good questions that no one has all the answers to. don't let the PC police keep you from asking your questions. Canoe, Thanks for...
    May 22, '08
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  21. want to move to nc
    [QUOTE=1littlern;2802142]I HOPE IT'S NOT TOO LATE!!!! I believe this poster may have had the best of intentions when posting this, however I believe it is based on second hand info or the work of a...
    Apr 26, '08
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  22. Johnston Memorial Hospital
    SDALPN, They stopped hiring LPN's because they are phasing them out. The few remaining ones were offered the LPN-RN Bridge Program, which some chose, others who had been out of school a long time...
    Apr 24, '08
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  23. want to move to nc
    Pretty In Pink, As far as I know, the only hospital in NC that has what you're looking for is New Hanover Medical Center in Wilmington (big beautiful place right near the Ocean). You'll have to...
    Apr 22, '08
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  24. Johnston Memorial Hospital
    Hi Lost, Wasn't sure if you were still thinking about working at JMH, but thought I'd drop you a line. I started out at WakeMed, my Husband's been there 22 years, it's a Fantastic Hospital, but...
    Apr 21, '08
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  25. From deadening boredom to high anxiety
    Hi Garcia, Your plight is sadly not unique... I've been in Med/Surg for almost 2 years and no 2 nights have ever been the same. We're constantly busy, get admissions all night long, so "nobody"...
    Apr 15, '08
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing


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