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  1. Nursing student with a lot of social anxiety
    Hi, I'm a new nurse (been working on a surgical floor for 5 months) but I thought I would give my 2 cents. Like you, I have always struggled with being shy. I have social anxiety that got better...
    Feb 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. New Grad- should I accept an inpatient rehab position? Advice please!
    This thread is several months old, but I am curious as well and in the same predicament. Any one willing to answer this time around?
    Jun 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. New Grad RN: Home Health or Hold Out?
    I would say to definitely take this job! I was in the exact situation as you almost a year ago, living in NYC where the new grad market is absolutely abysmal. I was offered a home health position...
    May 29, '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. Northside new grad
    I applied about a month ago. Haven't heard anything yet either. I called a couple of days ago and they told me they've just started reviewing applications. Has anyone heard anything since the end of...
    May 6, '11
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  5. Frequent Broviac Infections - eek!
    These are all really great suggestions and thoughts. Thank you everyone for your input. It's obvious to me that 1) I should go look at what mom is doing during dressing changes and 2) I think I...
    Apr 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Frequent Broviac Infections - eek!
    Well, mom is the one who does the dressing changes since she prefers it that way. But to my knowledge they are done about 3 times a week (sterile.) They also seem to be changed when wet from what...
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Frequent Broviac Infections - eek!
    Hello, I'm a pretty new nurse and I am currently doing home care nursing while I wait for this dismal economy to bounce back so I can get a hospital job. (Still holding my breath...) Anyway, I...
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  8. Frequent Broviac Infections - eek!
    Hello, I'm a pretty new nurse and I am currently doing home care nursing while I wait for this dismal economy to bounce back so I can get a hospital job. (Still holding my breath...) Anyway, I...
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. What is back priming?
    Thank you notsosupernurse. youtube has everything sheesh!
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What is back priming?
    Yes, it helps tremendously =)
    Mar 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. What is back priming?
    Another question: You would change that secondary tubing according to agency policy, correct? There is a standard set up in every hospital as to how often primary and secondary lines are to be...
    Mar 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. What is back priming?
    Ahhh nursie pants, you are a life saver! I learn best visually so your scenario made it very clear to me :idea:. Big thank you to you and everyone else. I worry about keeping my skills current as I...
    Mar 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What is back priming?
    Thank you for the responses! So, basically back priming is priming a secondary medication set with fluid from the primary infusion, rather than fluid from the secondary medication itself? And...
    Mar 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. What is back priming?
    Can someone explain to me what IV back priming is and when you would do it? I am a new grad RN working as a home care nurse and have been out of the clinical setting for a while...I don't recall ever...
    Mar 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. US nurses student wanting to be a widwife in the UK
    I am also interested in becoming a midwife in the UK, and I think all your info is correct except that I believe your credentials as a midwife in the USA would transfer to the UK.
    Dec 6, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  16. Frustrated New RN looking for first job
    I think it's awesome that you were able to move away and find such a great job! But, I think moving is an unrealistic option for a lot of young new grads who don't have the kind of money it takes to...
    Sep 6, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  17. Any nurses moved from US to England...and wished they hadn't?
    5cats thank you for giving me some of your experiences. There might be some hope after all. I think I might visit a hospital and see if I can have a word with some nurses on the floor...or contact a...
    Aug 8, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  18. Any nurses moved from US to England...and wished they hadn't?
    5cats, yes, that is a really good ratio...not what I was expecting lol. How did you both feel about the fact that there are no LPN's or nursing assistants? Are there any other type of personnel...
    Aug 6, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  19. Any nurses moved from US to England...and wished they hadn't?
    Silverdragon, I have heard so many bad things about being a nurse in England compared to America...like lack of support when continuing education and feeling as if the salary does not fit the job....
    Aug 4, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. Any nurses moved from US to England...and wished they hadn't?
    Thank you so much for getting back to me! 5cats, yes, that does help me a bit to hear that you liked your work in England. Most of the things I have heard have been negative things like outrageous...
    Aug 4, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. Any nurses moved from US to England...and wished they hadn't?
    Can someone please help me out? I am absolutely clueless and kind of going crazy:uhoh3:! Just a couple of words about life as a nurse in England and if you are happy... Thank you
    Jul 28, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. Any nurses moved from US to England...and wished they hadn't?
    Hello all! I am a newly licensed American nurse and I am wondering what it is like on the other side of the pond. I plan on completing my Masters in about 5 years and then coming to England to be...
    Jul 26, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. Midwifery Degree
    Hello All! i am in my last year of nursing school and I have plans to be a Nurse Midwife or Nurse Practitioner specializing in Women's Health. I plan on working for a year and then going on to get...
    Mar 27, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. Wise to move from America to England?
    Hello UK Nurses! I am in my last year of Nursing school in America and am trying to decide what I should do once I graduate and get my license. I have met a very nice English fellow from...
    Oct 22, '09
    Forum: International Nursing


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