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  1. Ridiculous medical mistakes on TV
    And they suddenly wake up after 6 months in a coma (still intubated, not trached), and everyone rushes to the bed to extubate them. They walk out of the hospital just a few days later suffering...
    Jul 6
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  2. So, why are you a nurse?
    The job of President of the United States of America was already filled and I was a little short on cash for my campaign. I was also way too young to be POTUS. I was actually enrolled in college...
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Quit during orientation
    OP, just because you have time and can study on company time doesn't mean you should, especially as a new employee. If I had a new PCT that just started and was already finding tons of downtime,...
    Jul 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Ridiculous medical mistakes on TV
    I'm always impressed when they defibrillate for a normal sinus rhythm. It's not PEA because no one bothers to check for a pulse. Or my other favorites: The beeping of a cardiac monitor and sound...
    Jul 4
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. Rn Nclex
    This is correct. You still failed the entire test (as in were not allowed to practice or call yourself an RN) until you received a passing score on the section you failed. Retakes were given with...
    Jul 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. BSN online vs. BSN University
    Biggest con of online is that it is very self directed. Some programs vary in response time from professors, clarity of assignments, and accuracy of the syllabus. Some programs are also accelerated,...
    Jul 4
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  7. Hiring experienced nurses vs hiring new graduates
    I quoted snippets of your post. Years ago there were actually programs that taught nurses how be functional in a hospital setting on day 1 of their job. They were called hospital based diploma...
    Jul 3
    Forum: Nurse Management
  8. med pass
    I'm confused. Are you still off work or are you back to work without restrictions from your injury? If you are unable to do your job and your employer is unable to accommodate you to find...
    Jul 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Reasons patients turn on their call light
    Actually, it IS a full moon ๐Ÿ˜ณ
    Jul 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Help! Advice needed!
    No need to feel guilty. You do not need to explain why you can't work. A polite sorry, I'm not able should suffice. If they needed someone full time, they should have advertised for full time. Just...
    Jul 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Case study - what would you do?
    With his insistence that he wants nothing but oxygen, is he trying to hide something? Drugs? Are we assuming cardiac because of the mention of sharp chest and shoulder pain when maybe it could...
    Jul 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Wouldn't it make more sense to have all nurses become Rn's first?
    The ANA can't require anything. They have no jurisdiction to make requirements about nursing education in your state. If you don't understand the ANA's position, read their position statement. ...
    Jul 1
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. What I learned this week (6/27)...
    You definitely have too much free time and need to get out more! ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Jun 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. would adult camodeling affect your licence or ability to get a job?
    Rule of thumb: if you have to ask whether it may get you in trouble or affect your ability for licensure or to get a job down the road, don't do it.
    Jun 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Rn Nclex
    Thirty plus years ago, the NCLEX was a 2 day test. It was broken into 3 sections each day over several hours for each section (this was too many years ago for me to get every detail exact). It was...
    Jun 28
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Quit during orientation
    OP.[/QUOTE] I don't plan to stay at the hospital scene for long, ill simply use it to gain tech/future RN experience and then i plan to switch to working in a clinic or doctors office as a family...
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. What I learned this week (6/27)...
    1. You can answer the question but ______ (fill in the blank here with a) patients, b) colleagues, c) families, or AN members) will continue to ask the same question thinking the answer will change...
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Comfortable living?
    Good for you! I commend you for asking questions now and actually considering the financial end of the career you choose (or don't choose). Whether any job provides a comfortable living really...
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Can a deaf person be a nurse
    Do they realize that although it may be an annoyance for them, it is life-altering for you? Do people with perfect hearing think that those with hearing loss or deafness enjoy missing out on...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  20. Ambulance transfer service name suggestions?
    The Travel Squad (or The Transfer Squad) Squad meaning both ambulance and team
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. How do I answer "what is your nursing plan of care" on a clinical based question?
    C'mon new nurse. You can do this! Your granny is in this bed and she is counting on you to make her feel better. What do people who have pneumonia usually look like? What might the doctor order to...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  22. What does an order of "Q2D" mean to you?
    Q2D means nothing to me but R2D2 means everything! May the Force be with you!
    Jun 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. this is  for a school assignment
    Hey--what do you mean ridiculous? They were all real answers. Sort of. But they require an explanation--which I'll only give face to face ๐Ÿ˜‰ That's my story and I'm stickin' to it!
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. this is  for a school assignment
    Okay, I'll bite. 1. What attracted you to the field of nursing? Doctors 2. What do you like best about your school/job? Doctors 3. What do you like least about school/job?...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. Job rejection reason - anyone ever had this happen?
    Look at it this way. You wanted a reason. They gave you one. It was lame, vague, and likely the standard answer for "not a good fit." Don't look at it as being rejected. Look at it as being...
    Jun 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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