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  1. So how does it feel like to be a male nurse
    How does it feel? Pretty damned excellent..
    Aug 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Already got hw!!!
    Only 100 pages for 1 1/2 weeks? That's actually something of a snooze...
    Aug 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. App suggestions for iPad
    SlideShark works well for me and is free so that's a major bonus...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  4. Waiting to get that RN license
    I'd worry more about getting a job as a CA new grad than the capitalization on your license...
    Aug 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Morphine
    Given a choice between IVP morphine and thumping a patient on the head with a cast-iron skillet, off to the Pyxis I'll go...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. Failed NCLEX for the second time. NEED ADVICE!
    What has your CPR said?
    Aug 18
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. I need ti interview a RN for my career class??
    Standard response: the purpose of these assignments (very similar questions get posted probably 2x/week) is to get you out of your comfort zone and to interview a RN face-to-face, NOT to post...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. What Does "New Graduate" Mean?
    hogwash--since when does not getting told exactly and only what you want to hear count as "bullying"? The force has totally gone out of that word now that people equate bullying with being...
    Aug 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. ER Practicum - What do I need to know?
    "...and I'm allergic to everything else but that one doesn't bother me, so long as you push it fast..." ;)
    Aug 17
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. What was the MOST ridiculous thing a patient came to the ER for?
    It's hard to get a good history on those pt's since that phrase is usually triage-speak for "there's something in the pt's rectum that came in through the "out" door... ;)
    Aug 14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. When do you figure out your specialty?
    I knew what I wanted to do ~6 years before starting nursing school and actually/finally got into that field 18 months and change after licensure... ;)
    Aug 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Feeling confident except for SATA
    What LadyFree said--treat SATA like 4 or 5 separate questions and then they're nothing special...
    Aug 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. What are you doing to relax??
    Scotch, cigars, more scotch, watching silly- or gratuitously-violent movies, G&T's, and playing with my dog...
    Aug 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Nursing: Then and Now
    That's not far from what I look like getting up at noon after sleeping for a couple of hours following a NOC shift... ;)
    Aug 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. What backpack do you use?
    Timbuk2 "large" messenger--I've had mine filled to ridiculously-overloaded, used it for a primary bit of luggage flying back and forth to school, and otherwise beat the living crap out of it...
    Aug 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Oh sweet relief!
    You have a husband and a boyfriend? Interesting...
    Aug 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. SATA
    When I walked out of the NCLEX I had to look at a map since I barely remembered how to get home, let alone the wording of any question or the composition (# of SATA vs regular multiple-choice vs...
    Jul 31
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. CNA's and Looking at Charts
    As the others have said, check with your supervisor but IMO you'll need to be able to articulate a far better and more specific reason than "I'm curious" for accessing a chart, i.e. checking to see...
    Jul 30
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  19. My 265th NCLEX-RN question was a SATA
    Format of the last question, whether it's #75, #265, or something in between is totally irrelevant re:whether you pass or not as is whether you answer that particular question correctly or not.
    Jul 29
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  20. Nursing Topic
    That's what I was thinking and we're not going to do your homework for you...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Applying to Emory Soon
    Georgia Nursing
    Jul 27
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  22. need help from a experience nurse
    Standard answer, as has been given to any of the other (many) similar requests--the point of this type of assignment is to force you to go out, perhaps leave your comfort zone, actually talk to a RN...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Need help from an RN
    Standard answer, as has been given to any of the other (many) similar requests--the point of this type of assignment is to force you to go out and actually talk to a RN face-to-face and NOT to post a...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. What skills are checked off for new hire orientation?
    There's no way to say what'll be on your check-off list since every unit and facility has different requirements.
    Jul 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What's the best electronic device for Nursing School?
    The electronic device I got the most use out of during NS was a coffeemaker with a timer so I could wake up and have a pot already brewed... ;)
    Jul 21
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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