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  1. While You are In Here..I May As Well Try To Go To The Bathroom....
    I may be reading things into these posts, but I hear a lot of learned helplessness. "But so-and-so won't do this, my manager won't do thatů" I know it is difficult, but you can start changing the...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Help me out guys, I don't even know if I want to show up for the interview.
    Your skills will only grow rustier with time. Go ahead and interview. You are worried about people you don't know judging you at a job you don't have yet. I think you should change your inner...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  3. Disabled seems to have some new meaning!
    Thank you. Your very nice apology is accepted.
    Sep 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Disabled seems to have some new meaning!
    I'm not trying to be confrontational, just educational, so please excuse me if the tone of my post does not come through correctly. ADD and ADHD are not mild diagnoses. Some are mild cases. Some...
    Sep 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Out of control visitors
    I'm not saying you are a bad parent or your child will turn out like my brother. It was very hard watching him change over the years. For the sake of your goofy, creative, lovable kid, I just ask...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Out of control visitors
    On topic: We recently had the patriarch of a very large family in my NTICU. They took over our waiting room and the surgical waiting room in the main lobby. They had bags of trash, food, and...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Out of control visitors
    Be careful. My family has a lot of ADHD and other psych issues that need medication. My youngest brother was given the hard discipline treatment for his ADHD and ended up self medicating with...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. The best excuses for positive drug screens
    I wish the hotheads would shut up. I like the stories. If you want to start a peeing war, start your own thread. My favorite is the guy who told me he must have gotten his positive result from...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Co-workers: The good, the bad and the ugly
    I haven't seen any continuing ed, but I have had the requisite video during each recent orientation. I remember when they only showed sexual harassment and correct lifting. Now they have about two...
    Aug 22
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  10. a "friend" looked me up on the BON?????
    I disagree with the way a lot of the posters on here are acting like this mystery woman is the spawn of Satan. She's just another person. I doubt she is out to get anyone. She probably doesn't have...
    Aug 22
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. What is so difficult about this question?
    When I'm doing an admit I tell people "Tell me yes or no if you currently have or have had any of the following in the past:" and read off a list. At the end, I ask them if there is anything I didn't...
    Aug 22
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. a "friend" looked me up on the BON?????
    No need to be rude or passive aggressive with her. Just let her know you are uncomfortable with her looking you up and you feel as though she is overstepping your personal boundaries. She probably...
    Aug 22
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. What's your nursing kryptonite?
    On their own, each is not so bad, but I hate GI bleed plus ostomy. And don't get me started with feces coming out through wounds (not new ostomies, either). Urp, every time.
    Aug 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How Soon Should I Begin Studying for NCLEX
    I would start right after your first test in Fundamentals. There is a series of books, _______ Success (Fundamentals, Test-Taking, Med-Surg, etc.) which I think someone has mentioned, that will help...
    Aug 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. May be moving to Denver, where should I apply?
    Thank you, klone!
    Jul 31
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  16. May be moving to Denver, where should I apply?
    Anyone?
    Jul 31
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  17. HELP!!! Recently landed a job as home health nurse
    You should probably contact a tax advisor.
    Jul 24
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. May be moving to Denver, where should I apply?
    I would also be interested in hearing about agencies, come to think of it.
    Jul 24
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  19. May be moving to Denver, where should I apply?
    I've been looking on allnurses, but all of the info is so old I'm sure some things have changed. I googled RN pay and was directed back here, LOL.
    Jul 24
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  20. May be moving to Denver, where should I apply?
    Hi! My husband and I have the opportunity to relocate to Colorado through his company. A large part of his decision rests on whether I think I can get a job and be happy there. Currently I work in...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  21. New Grad Nurse, already feeling the burn
    First, take a deep breath. Try to be calm and assess your situation objectively in a problem solving way. You sound flustered in your post. Take the things that are bothering you one at a time and...
    Mar 26
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Applying for jobs while in last semester of nursing school?
    I can't tell you about Colorado specifically, but I can tell you that applying before you graduate is a must. I started applying in October and graduated the following December. I had two job offers...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. 3/6 months... quitting the job...
    I work in a ghetto hospital. I have some experience with what you mean. I am sorry you are going through this. It sucks, doesn't it? I would suggest going to your PCP or your employer's...
    Mar 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. I feel like ****...
    If I were you, I wouldn't focus as much on making friends in nursing school. Nursing students are stressed to the max and making new friendships puts even more strain on them. Most revert to keeping...
    Mar 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Going out of my mind
    Breathe in. Breathe out. You got this. This situation is temporary. Soon, you will be rocking your shiny new BSN and using it to get a shiny new job that sucks much less. You can do it.
    Feb 20
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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