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  1. The hardest parts of nursing?
    I agree that the patients who feel an emotional attachment to you that is far greater than whatever attachment you may feel for them is difficult to deal with. I've had a couple patients request to...
    Oct 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Ebola: What About The Children?
    Very well written, informative article.
    Oct 29
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. New grad in ICU...question about sedation and vents
    Not an ICU nurse but if you have a preceptor try to build a relationship with her and ask her these questions, which are great questions by the way.
    Oct 28
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  4. Got hired, but its not what I was told, help!
    My old unit started doing that with their new grads. There were three RNs who worked as techs for 3-4 months before getting a chance to apply for the residency program. This is what you are going to...
    Oct 27
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. New grad just licensed - can'T get an interview for "NEW GRAD" jobs
    Just keep applying. Expect to apply to dozens of jobs and not receive callbacks on most of them. It's a tough, competitive market out there. If you are friendly with any of your clinical instructors,...
    Oct 27
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Finally!
    Congrats! So exciting!
    Oct 27
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Fired during probation... what now-- more than 1 yr RN
    I hope you don't get hit by a truck. Just keep moving along and doing what you are supposed to do. You made it to the end with only 2 weeks left so you can make it for another 60 days. I hope you...
    Oct 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    :( get better quick!
    Oct 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. indecisive on becoming a registered nurse
    Nope I'm in a more northern state on the East Coast
    Oct 21
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. How to study questions using kaplan?
    That's what I did ;)
    Oct 21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. After 3 weeks.....
    Wow...I hope everything works out. Sleazy surgeon..Probably not that uncommon because many are bigoted. ((HUGS))
    Oct 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. First Year Nursing Student Seeking Advice
    Check out the nursing student forum. You should expect to work hard in the next couple years. You may find that what you envision as your specialty may change with exposure to other fields. P.S....
    Oct 20
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  13. How to study questions using kaplan?
    Your scores are good. The PDA book is a good choice. You know how you learn best, so as long as you are managing your time effectively and still have time before NCLEX keep on going.
    Oct 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Terrified Mortified Petrified Stupefied
    Hi Terra, Hopefully you will feel less intimidated by the time you graduate and one day YOU will be able to juggle a full assignment just like that nurse. Nursing is a huge learning curve and it...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. What should I be doing?
    Hi Ashley, Now is the time to network at your clinical sites and with your clinical instructors. If you can get a job as a CNA, especially in a hospital, it will serve you well. Some managers like...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. Most common Adult surgeries
    My surgical unit commonly sees Appendectomies Cholecystectomies ORIFs Hip nailings Hip replacements Exploratory laparotomies Small bowel resections Breast reductions
    Oct 19
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. awful pt assignment or the norm?
    To answer your original question: awful patient assignment.
    Oct 19
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. Interview for Ortho Unit this week
    Big things in ortho: pain management and mobility/ambulation
    Oct 19
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  19. indecisive on becoming a registered nurse
    Some people say "nursing is the most difficult job you'll ever love." nursing is a tough job; physically, emotionally, and psychologically difficult. There are rewarding times too. If you work in a...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Who to Blame When You Get Ebola:  A CDC Guide for Healthcare Workers
    Hilarious! http://i645.photobucket.com/albums/uu174/happyhospitalist/CDCExplainsWhoToBlameForGettingEbola6_zps1fc18595.jpg Found this on a website... ...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. I only held his hand
    That was really moving! It's the little things that count...these moments keep us sane when we sometimes wonder why we keep doing what we do.
    Oct 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Student Worker: Nursing Home
    Is this an advertised position? It should have a job title...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  23. Advice for new preceptor please
    Thanks NBC, that was helpful. Anyone else?
    Oct 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Advice for new preceptor please
    Bump....
    Oct 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How to explain reasons for leaving?
    Is the first job in addition to all the things you mentioned also far from your house? Reduced travel time can be a "safe" excuse. Otherwise, you'll have to think of a generic fit all excuse that...
    Oct 12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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