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  1. Magnet(TM) Certification- Cost-effective?
    Where am, we have 3 level 1 trauma hospitals and three level 2. All are Magnet but one, which is in the process. My facility is a top 10 and people that do the research regarding healthcare DO look...
    9:02 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. views on overweight nurses
    I am older and overweight. Sometimes I feel invisible, the new residents know the younger nurses, not me, but I also don't have to put up with the butt grabbing, inappropriate comments, lack of...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Allheart company
    I have ordered from them and I have been happy withe their service-other than the shipping. What bothers me, however, is the constant bombardment of emails after.
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  4. Chronic pain condition and pre-employment drug testing
    I take tramadol and klonopin and have had multiple drug tests for CNA school, nursing school (ADN), nursing school (BSN), prn job, reg job #1 and reg job #2. I have legitimate scripts and have never...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  5. The Agony of Da-Feet
    I just got inserts from my podiatrist and they help tremendously. I have found that making sure you don't "push" the shes you have past their usefulness. I found some Skechers that were great and...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. How a stethoscope can get stolen?
    Mine is engraved and I guess someone can still take it, but I have a a colleague with the exact same stethoscope as mine repeated ly try to convince everyone that I stole hers. I show her my engraved...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. What to where?
    Thanks. The only reason I brought up the capris is that EVERYONE wears them in July and August when it is 100 degrees out. I have slacks to wear. It's a prn supplemental staff nurse in a rehab unit
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  8. What to where?
    bueller? bueller?
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  9. What to where?
    I have an interview for a supplemental job. I can't decide what to where. It is summer in the south and HOT. Hardly anyone wears long pants, hose, or closed toe shoes for business casual. I think I...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  10. Getting rid of my nursing library at home
    I sold all my nursing books on Amazon and haven't looked back. Why would you want to keep them? I can get all the reference material I need at work
    Jul 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. A heartfelt thank you to Katie Couric for promoting The American Nurse movie
    Thanks for fixing where it belonged :yes:
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  12. A heartfelt thank you to Katie Couric for promoting The American Nurse movie
    Did anyone watch? I saw the movie and it was great.
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  13. My school says to only buy books from their bookstore...
    $$$$$$$$$$$$$
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. HELP!
    I have a friend who worked in TX, NC used to be great, but I think they are doing away with the residencies. Eastern NC is near the beach ( a little over and hour) and near the mountains. Weather is...
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Seeking experiences with bookrenter.com
    I have used both bookrenter and campus books. Have had no trouble with either. I did have one book that was a hardcover book that had a lot of highlighting (I don't highlight) but it was an older...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Online MSN without 1 year RN experience?
    Her the NP programs are trending toward DNP. Have a friend who went right into an MSN program the fall after grad w/ADN. (she also did a BSN concurrently) and now has gone straight into DNP. Has job...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  17. New Grad orientation...
    I was in a residency program for a specialty unit (ortho) 6 months of one-on-one precepting plus classes (with CEs) every month for a year. It was great. I think they are doing away with it because...
    Jul 15
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Top 5 Do's Top 5 Dont's
    Check your morning labs. Don't assume the docs or previous shift(s) have. Say what you are going to do and do it. Don't tell pt you will be right back and then don't for an hour.
    Jul 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Could you ever see youself being a classroom teacher
    Funny. I was teacher before I was a nurse. One thing teaching has helped with is that I will get up and talk in front of just about anyone. It really helps you understand different learning styles....
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How difficult would you personally rate your RN to BSN program?
    I had chem with my Biology degree and I am already working, so I shouldn't need clinicals for a BSN as I am already an RN. I know the NP students where I work have clinical requirements.
    Jul 10
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Anyone have an MSN with no BSN? Problems with this?
    I don't think so. My more-of-a-schoolaholic than I am, she has a BS, an MBA and then the ADN. She did a BSN and an MSN concurrently because she wasn't sure what she wanted to do. They told her she...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. Do you use this?
    I don't see the covers much anymore.
    Jul 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. How difficult would you personally rate your RN to BSN program?
    The only problem I have with my program is the inconsistencies between professors and rubrics. Some are really strict and some are not. They employ third party TAs and they run the gamut from great...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Anyone have an MSN with no BSN? Problems with this?
    I think it is a question of interpretation. There is no reason that they should not accept an MSN with no BSN. I am fortunate to work for an organization that looks outside of the narrow requirement...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. If we had a conservative nurses forum
    not all nursing organizations are liberal. I live in NC and the association here took NO position on the non-expansion of Medicaid here. It is costing nurses money because the hospitals are having to...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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