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  1. What are your thoughts on patients who request no male nurses taking care of them?
    I'm sorry, I didnt see your post until now. for MEDICAL reasons, I am allowed to touch the opposite gender, yes even for male caths. and yes, I have had that at meetings and interviews. no one has...
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. How did/do you pay for nursing school?
    thank you for your "concern" but I already made my INFORMED decisions for my education. I'm not going to change it now so there is no reason to tell me where to go to school.
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  3. How did/do you pay for nursing school?
    then it must not be obvious to you. I made my decisions based on many factors, and did my own research. Please don't insinuate I am a naive person making decisions based on propaganda and...
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  4. How did/do you pay for nursing school?
    CC's wanted prereqs I did not want to do before getting my ADN. 2 programs were available and this was the cheaper one and I told you, I chose the college that worked best for me. obviously, those...
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  5. 10th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    you look a little green. is something wrong?
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  6. What was your average/GPA when you got accepted?
    HS cumulative GPA of 3.75, 4.0 on credits earned in HS (while enrolled in Middle College program with local U). got into nursing school on my first shot.
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. When did you start using NCLEX review books??
    I started in the first semester. ATI was mandatory for all semesters, whether needing a certain amount of hours or proctered assessments. didn't start looking at NCLEX books till the week before...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. What was the first thing to go?
    1-socail life 2-cleaning 3-sleep I wont give upp doing the dishes. they are my break from studying and i have dirty dishes in the sink my sanity left somewhere between my commute, the notes...
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Loose teeth letter - thought I'd share...
    school nurse for a loose tooth? seriously? My first grade teacher took care of teeth, loose, almost out and bleeding too!
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Stupid q's: Has smoking cigarettes kept you from getting a job?
    I do not know the policies of the hospitals around me and I don't need to know. I don't smoke. the smell makes me sick. My friend grew up in a smoking house and *likes* the smell. don't ask. I used...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. how to ask patient for pain scale score correctly?
    I asked "can you please rate your pain for me? if 0 was no pain and 10 the worst you ever had, where would you put your pain right now?" our clinical site has pain rating charts in each room...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Interview attire and what to bring?
    Hey guys! I just wanted to let you know I got a job in a pediatric office. Its a secretarial job but his secretaries work more as medical assistants. its only PT and the pays not great but its...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  13. Beth Israel 2012/2013 Applicants NYC
    Hi renka, so fundamentals was both hard and easy. I did the trad program and did my A&P's with the nursing courses so I was at a disadvantage of not knowing the A&P. a lot of the information of...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. Would Cheat in an Online Course?
    a friend took a blended A&P course. part of the online content were quizzes. they were timed but she has a learning disability and is given extra time. this professor also let his students use open...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. 2 glove technique? HUHH?
    I've never used it but I've seen others do it for messy situations I also know an EMT who double gloves if he gets called to OB calls and has to catch the baby. The OB kit his co uses only has...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. I really dislike Blackboard...
    i've used Moodle, Blackboard and now using Angel Loved moodle the most. E/T (and everything) was on one page. small icon by each link saying what it was (doc, ppt, excel, WWW page etc) new...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing Degrees
  17. How Far do you want to go in your Nursing Education?
    :yeah:another teacher! if you decide to go into teaching, PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE have some bedside experience. war stories are the best :) good luck on the ADN! I start my first semester of my...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Another slightly silly question re: supplies
    I kept a picture of smurfette-nurse in my binder on the back cover so you could see it when I was walking down the halls (our nursing uniform made us look like smurfs and smurfettes and was a running...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. How Far do you want to go in your Nursing Education?
    I graduated with my ADN in May, starting my RB-BSN program monday. I'm getting the BSN b/c many hospitals in the area are either Magnet status or going there If I ever went for a MSN, it would...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Utica RN-BSN sept 2012
    thats great! did you look at your syllabus yet?
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  21. Clinical Schedules
    1st semester-clinical once a week (mondays-4 hours) and lab once a week (T, W or TH, 3 hours), had both weekly 2nd semester-1/2 semester was clinical (5 hrs) mon or wed, lab (4 hrs) T or Th. 2nd...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. IVPB antibiotics and saline locks....
    yup. I heard it from a number of nurses there on a number of different units. I don't know the reason why and in hindsight, I should have asked. I have read the pre-hospital sticks are changed...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  23. IVPB antibiotics and saline locks....
    the hospital for clinicals as a student had the following. Saline lock was good 96 hrs unless infiltrated/pulled out/ clots or is from the ER (has to be changed with in 24 hrs) Primary tubing for...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  24. Going back as a senior student...not excited
    I know that feeling. I went from 6 weeks of torture (micro & psych nursing together) to 6 weeks of pharm with a 3 week break in between then I had 1.5 weeks before starting my (15 week) OB-Peds...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Need to figure out new strategy
    I made it my goal to read the text at least once before each exam, more if it wasnt the best teacher. I would try to read the book the weekend before the class, look at the powerpoint before the...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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