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  1. Nurses with worse spelling than mine are laughable.
    Every time I think before I speak, and thus avoid the "who does this belong to". My pet peeve is when a sentence ends with a preposition.
    Aug 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Do Nurses Earn Big Money? You Decide.
    Also, I've heard so many nurses (and other healthcare workers) speak negatively about the people who buy chips with their food stamps. I happen to know of many people who buy such food because they...
    Aug 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. When do you figure out your specialty?
    When you get a job, work for at least two years full time, and get certified. I'm a new grad, so this is only my two cents, but it drives me crazy when someone who has limited to no experience in...
    Aug 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Best Mispronunciation?
    Maybe it is related to the people who are asking for it? Are they a&o x 3?
    Aug 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Best Mispronunciation?
    VP shunt?
    Aug 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Violation of labor laws- looking up pts prior to clocking in
    Actually, when I was a CNA, we were told that if we were having difficulty competing assignments on time, we should be coming in earlier. No matter how early I came in, I was always told I should...
    Aug 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Caring for Obese Patients
    can I like this twice?
    Jun 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. I am screwed, horrible score
    Katerinsols, I'm not sure if I missed anything in your post, but city tech requires the teas, not the nln. Also, I don't think it is possible to apply to city tech and kingsborough at the same...
    Jun 17
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    I attend an RN to BSN program that is only online. It is affiliated with a large city university system, but this school does not have a brick and mortar nursing department. My program is new (I'm in...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  10. Post conference ideas
    Honestly, I wish that we had actually learned about nursing notes. Sure we wrote them, but each instructor had a different style, yet they all called it a narrative note. I wish we could've dissected...
    May 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Nudity in healthcare classes education or violation?
    We did this for our assessment final. The facility has standardized patients. Must of them are professional actors who have learned to develop full characters. No matter how far you dig in the...
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Most terrifying thing?
    The nightmares that I had every night before clinical. I want afraid of clinical, but some of those dreams were horrible. Some examples: I had a dream that I showed up at clinical in the winter,...
    May 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Please help
    Absence seizures? I'm not giving medical advice, but that sounds similar to my symptoms that were eventually diagnosed as migraines and Chiari malformation. Don't know how to link my article, but...
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. What cracked me up today
    A four year old hem oncology patient: I can be a nurse now, but I need to pass the nclex. She must've overheard the volunteers, students, and nurses complaining.
    May 18
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. Nursing Student 101: How to have fun on a skimpy budget
    Babysit in the evenings for families that give me their left overs. Two evenings a week can become a week of dinners. Of course, studying in Starbucks with my refills also is a saver. The trick...
    May 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. nervous
    Practice the proper hand washing technique. Both states in which I was certified tested all candidates in hand washing, but the other skills were different. Also, if you have difficulty with...
    May 15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. CNA scrubs
    in my experience schools are even more strict about the uniforms than at a job. Obviously you can ask, but I'd wager that you need to get royal blue
    May 15
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. Research Assistant Intern
    not sure what type of research you want to do but when I was doing my associates in nursing I was able to use the school program for undergraduate research to help me find my research mentors. I...
    May 15
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. NSLIJ CTICU fellowship April 2014
    Applied. It looks like it started already because it's listed as inactive
    Apr 23
    Forum: New York Nursing
  20. CUNY City Tech Nursing
    unclassified health. (UCH). The advisor is in Namm 104
    Apr 23
    Forum: New York Nursing
  21. Debating route based on my experience
    Malenurse 69, the BSN is a faster way to make money? In this market?
    Apr 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. How much was your book set?
    I happen to love the e-books because they saved my back without the dreaded rolling backpack
    Apr 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Nursing Haiku
    I know you're waiting/I've also reached the limit/but you're not dying
    Mar 31
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. Advice for new grads
    But don't turn down jobs either. The job market is not great in some areas. It's better to be non specialized than to become an old new grad
    Mar 31
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. March 2014 Top 8 Captions - Help Select $100 Winner
    Why can't I find the captions?
    Mar 29
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements


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