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  1. Nursing outside of the United States!
    join an international medical mission perhaps?
    Mar 11
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. Observation Admits
    on ours the patients don't get to be obs unless the 'insurance' pays for it, otherwise you become inpatient regardless of your condition even if you will only be there for half a day...paperworks are...
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Any SAHMs?
    My friend did a 1 year break when she had her second baby, but now she's back to work. I wish I can be SAHM, working plus baby has pretty much exhausted me since I went back from my leave...
    Mar 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. The FIT Nurse
    I bet you have the same opinion with nurses who smoke...
    Mar 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. About U.S. vacation time..
    i used to take 4-week vacations yearly during my first 3 years in nursing, then everything changed and my workplace now only lets us take up to 3weeks max, which is really not enough vacation time if...
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Dreading bedside report with The Interrogator
    The Interogator won't let you leave unscuffed, she asks questions above and beyond sbar...
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. If you werent a nurse, what other career would you do?
    journalism...or maybe marine biologist
    Jul 10, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. how do i go about this situation safely?
    and oh sorry for the long post...tried my best to crunch everything but its just been crazy...
    Jun 23, '14
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. how do i go about this situation safely?
    I cannot believe I am writing this post, but I've been having goosebumps since I went off shift 3 days ago. My situation is this. I was off work for personal leave for a few months, and when i...
    Jun 23, '14
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. Baby Friendly- getting a tad over the top
    To be honest I thought rooming in was a great idea until I gave birth...a few times I wished someone would take the LO so that I can get rest esp after all that pushing during labor....
    Feb 20, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Will I ever get over this? Personally or professionally.
    :hug: I'll tell you a story about a friend of mine who was my co-worker (so he's also a nurse!). He is diabetic, and while he was at home one day during his day off, he drew up 40 units of regular...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Narcotic free areas?
    Narcotic-free hospitals, wow that would be a dream come true for me....
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. Who is to blame for the CA BON mess and a solution?
    My 2 cents, someone should sue CA BON for misleading foreign applicants into thinking they have met the requirements for licensure by submitting what's on the initial application. Only a bunch of...
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  14. September test takers [NCLEX-RN 2012]
    I'm not a september test taker, but I was in one of these groups three years ago before I passed my exams and I just saw this brings back the feelings hehehe! so I just wanna drop by and...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. IV help:  specific questions about insertion site and advancing
    I used to have a lot of problems with 20g Nexiva caths, and had poor IV insertion skills for more than a year after I became an RN just because I was afraid of hurting people. But with all the...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. The Purpose Of Pain Clinics
    Some nurses ask patients how many alcoholic beverages or packs of cigs they've had, then multiply it by 2. Some nurses ask patients how high their pain scale is, then depending on other subjective...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  17. exposure to the Operating Room
    thanks for your replies! In my country rotation in OR and DR areas are the norm in a nursing student's life.
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  18. exposure to the Operating Room
    My coworker and I were talking about student nursing life one time at work, and she mentioned to me that in America nursing students are not rotated to the Operating Room and that she graduated cum...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  19. 5 consecutive 12hr shifts
    does anyone know if it is legal in california to give employees 5 straight 12hr shifts in 2 consecutive weeks and not give overtime? like let's say you're working thurs, fri, sat, sun, mon ...
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. "Make sure to get induced...everyone does it!"
    yea most people get induced used to be God's job to give people their birthdates but I guess he's getting fired!
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. How do you pick your vein for an IV?
    don't rely much on your eyes as looks can be deceiving....learn to palpate and appreciate veins...:smokin:
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. The Pride of a Nurse
    thank you, this made me cry...
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. confused with fingerprints
    i see, so then i guess that means fingerprinting and CEUs every 2 years for as long as your license is fun...
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. confused with fingerprints
    I'm about to renew my license in california and it says it requires me to submit fingerprints....reading the rules, it says it requires me to submit fingerprints if I am renewing an active license...
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. When an employee is a patient
    OP, you can always make coffee at home, place it in a thermos and bring it to the hospital (as long as it does not contradict pt's care plan)...that way you can make sure it is fresh...
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion