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  1. Wrist tattoo in Nursing
    Deff hide any tatt's during the interviewing process. Nurses have them where I work. I feel most facilities have a ''no visible tattoo'' policy, yet it is the individual unit's atmosphere regarding...
    Nov 16
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  2. Are handguns allowed at work?
    I believe a previous poster referred to the Law enforcement agents as ''highly trained''. And yet.... I only learned 4 rules about guns Rule # 1 Finger off the trigger unless you're ready to fire...
    Nov 1
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. Are handguns allowed at work?
    Woot woot things are getting steamy! Out of sight out of mind. Concealed carry FTW. Or at least locker carry FTW. I wouldn't have showed anyone.
    Nov 1
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. No briefs?! Is this an ICU thing?
    Anyone have any evidence based articles regarding the moisture issue? I've also heard how some places like to ''let them air out''. But is it wishful thinking or is it actually EBP?
    Nov 1
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  5. Should a student nurse take ACLS?
    Hello! I graduated May 2014, and start my first acute care job in two weeks. I'll give you my opinion (as a new grad / peer)- (Please note that this advice is regional!) I honestly don't think...
    Oct 23
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  6. Newbies Who Want to Pay ZERO Dues Schedule-Wise
    I start my first job in 2 weeks. The two hospital interviews I had I stated "Im willing to work either days or nights, I have no problems working weekends and holidays. I would prefer NOT to be on a...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Does anybody else feel guilty about calling off?
    Went through the last month of nursing school / preceptorship with shingles. :lurking: Not allowed to call out in nursing school. Anyways, If you're alotted X sick days that DON'T ROLL OVER,...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Why does this man's personality change instantly
    "I said if he does, I will not be changing it because I do not want to speak or go near him and he can lay in a pool of urine until the night staff come on. He continually buzzed that night before...
    Sep 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. "Which job" advice from exp. nurses
    Yes, I am recently graduated. I have not received offers from either place, however I have applied to both (and many others). I am (wishful) thinking I will get an offer from hospital A, that is...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Your best(or worst) exposure story
    ^^ Sweet Sweet justice! I wasn't exposed, but I did roll the patients bedside table to unearth a little turd sitting on the floor. I chuckled to myself.
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. "Which job" advice from exp. nurses
    Hey all, I am putting this here to hopefully get some opinions from the experienced nurses out there! I dont know which hospital to choose. My ultimate goal is to completely relocate to another...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. Capnography help
    Sounds like there were a few too many Morphine induced apnea episodes in your neck of the woods! :no:
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. LTC / Rehab...as bad as they say?
    Hey all, just wondering what the general consensous is regarding sub acute / rehab / long term care. Is it really as bad (for a new grad RN) as we always hear? Could it be that a few bad apples...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. amputation
    my understanding is elevation for first 24 hours, MUST lay prone a few times though. chances are test question wants to know if you understand the importance of hip contractures. The elevation...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. PRIORITY for BURN??
    What happens to fluid movement in the initial stage of burns? Ever heard of the parkland formula? If that stumps you, dont forget your ABC's Pt wont get an infection if they dye from...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. NCLEX less than one month after graduating!
    I graduated about may 10th and am taking the nclex june 17th
    Jun 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Pharm on NCLEX?
    My sister reported to me that she had a few, and she'd never heard of any of them. I wouldnt go too crazy about it, but definately learn the categories (olol, pril, ''ide") and their respective...
    Jun 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. 35 page review
    agreed! The spelling errors are driving me crazy.
    Jun 2
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. No!  It is NOT OK.
    (devils advocate) The use of "okay?" is integral to the implementation of healthcare that enables the client to make the decisions regarding their care. Implying they don't have a choice goes...
    May 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. What'd you get on kaplan QBANK?
    I have no idea where these Q trainers are, I bought the Q bank. I dont think the q trainers were included with that. Can someone message me a link o the q trainers? or post the link to them on...
    May 23
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. What'd you get on kaplan QBANK?
    Bump! Does anyone know what im talking about? How much are the Q trainers? I only did the Qbank. Many of you seem to imply that you get both together...
    May 23
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. What'd you get on kaplan QBANK?
    I would like to hear from those that have taken the nclex since they ''made it harder'' last year. How did you do on the kaplan qbank? After 100% (1200 questions), I have a 62% avg. Im glad to...
    May 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. April 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Do you sell wine by the gallon?
    Apr 27
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  24. Student Nurse "Help me!" Threads
    I'm going to play devils advocate here. According to the BLS, the area I want to live in has a reported (via BLS 2012), average wage for RN's is 65k. According to people on this forum (in '08/ '09)...
    Feb 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Skin Assessment Question
    I think our system asks something like ''skin intact'' yes or no.
    Feb 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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