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  1. I can't do this anymore
    Maybe you should try a different place to work, or a different floor. I worked on a step down tele floor like that for my first two years. I was terribly depressed. I just switched to working in...
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. What are you thankful for?
    I'm thankful for Jack Daniels after a long shift. :roflmao:
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Searching for Report Sheet!
    hope you like this! Lots of people from my unit used a similar version, but found my tweaked version and then used that :)
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  4. Obamacare vs. The Affordable Care Act
    ahahaha, it seems everyone prefers the affordable care act over obamacare! (It actually is interesting, the number of people that preferred the program with the word affordable in it to the...
    Oct 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. Starting a new job in the ICU after 2 years of tele..... HELP
    Hi everybody! I've come here for some advice and/or reassurance. I've been a step down/tele nurse for about two years now. My hospital that I currently work at has made a ton of changes for the...
    Aug 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. First year after graduating...
    10348
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Does the thought of going to your job make you sick?
    and no i did not cry :)
    Mar 1, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  8. Does the thought of going to your job make you sick?
    I am at 6 months at my job on a cardio floor with 6 pts a night. things were beginning to get better for me, and going to work every day wasn't sucking quite as bad. i've only cried on the unit a...
    Mar 1, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  9. New Grad on Tele Floor-- ADVICE?
    ive been off orientation from a cardiac floor for months and i ask questions every two seconds... i rotate between the nice nurses because i think they're getting sick of me! :confused: but it's...
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  10. Anyone else a Biker Nurse?  ;)
    I'm a brand new biker nurse!! I just bought a suzuki boulevard last year but only had one nice day to ride it. i'm looking forward to spring.
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. doubting yourself as a nurse
    Do we work at the same hospital or is it like this everywhere?
    Dec 31, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. teaching hospital vs. community hospitals and the rn
    I work at a community hospital and our dr's are very cranky when you have to page them through the night! Its just loads of fun to use my discretion and get yelled at in the wee hours of the a.m. :/
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Sometimes it's hard to tell a drug seeker from a patient in pain.
    I've always gone with the whole nursing school thing "the pt is the only one who knows their pain" so if they are in a 10/10 pain and laughin with their friends and texting, i'll give them their...
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Bad day. :(
    I did that the other night... It was my 3rd or 4th shift off orientation and i felt like such a .... ugh... i don't know, it was such an awful feeling. I came home and had a nervous breakdown and...
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. First shift off orientation.
    I'm 5 shifts off orientation now! and got flexed down 8 hours today! WOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! good luck! (oh yea, and nobody has died!) you'll do great
    Dec 12, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Sudden code & death of suspected meningitis pt... opinions please!
    i agree that no lp seems super weird... but definitely sounds like herniation... sad :(
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Any good standardized report sheets?
    here's mine!!
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. What makes a good tech?
    by the way, good luck!!! and definitelytell the RNs you are in school and that if there is anything interesting to see, you'd want to! When i was a tech, the supervisors let me take an...
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. What makes a good tech?
    I know it's probably out of your scope of practice, but a lot of our techs let our RNs know of crazy abnormal vital signs... It's really helpful to be told of a blood pressure of 220/110 or an...
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Need some opinions on my dilemma
    this is officially my favorite post ever. thank you.!!!!! :yeah::lol2:
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Anyone take the HESI?
    the hesi seemed easy to me compared to boards... i was in the 97th percentile on the hesi and passed my boards at 75 qyestions
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  22. Unit manager as first job?
    yikes, i think it'd be hard to be in a management position if you'd never been in the shoes of the people you will be managing It's your call, but If i were in your shoes, id try really hard to...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Need some opinions on my dilemma
    do what is good for you!! I'm in the same situation... I'm off orientation though.. I have such a great opportunity waiting for me in the big city now.. its a much further drive, but I know I...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Thinking of leaving management to return to bedside nursing
    do what makes YOU happy! :yeah::nurse:
    Dec 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What Colored Scrubs Do You Wear?
    Hunter green and white!!
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear


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