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  1. Nursing Scrubs: The Material Makes A Difference
    I love Smart Scrubs, the quality is fantastic a bit pricey but worth it, I think. As for Dansko shoes,,, I am in love, not a fan initially but now addicted. Great for those sore feet!
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. What can I do now in my situation?
    I am so sorry you are going through this.. This is a hard profession and like you I am a "newer nurse" (2 years) I have found my "zone" doing Adult Day Health Nursing, nothing too stressful, not...
    May 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  3. Have you ever made a medication error- yes, no or almost.
    YES.. it scared me to death! No harm to the patient but enough of a scare to me to get me to leave the job! Couldn't sleep, always afraid I'de "Make a mistake" terrible ,terrible feeling!
    Jul 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Nursing Associations
    Thank you for asking that question.. I have been wondering the same thing!
    Jun 19, '11
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  5. did any new grads go straight to community health care
    Go for what you may like! I have discovered after only almost a year post graduation that I am not a "hospital type." I have only admiration for nurses who take on that stress, I did it for a couple...
    Jun 10, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. What's your favorite shift to work?
    Haven't worked that long, yet... but even as a student my favorite shift is evenings.. Pace is more comfortable, not rushed ike days.. Patients have some "down time with family" and usually finished...
    Apr 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What color is your stethoscope???
    Baby blue! Figured no one would take this when I was in nursing school. No one ever did.
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  8. NG: Got a job after 3 months (experience & tips)
    Congratulations! It is so good when there is good news. The tips were helpful too. Best of luck
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Anyone failed nursing school and went back and was successful?
    YES.. I did.. I started writing this post under "feel like a loser" a year and a half latter.. I am "feeling better" I graduated, pass the boards and by the Grace of God.. I have a job!! The school...
    Jan 9, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  10. 1st job-advice please!
    How about putting your concerns in writting to the supervisor? People hate to see things in writting and this may prompt him to address the issue. I know what you mean about having a job and being...
    Jan 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. ADHD nurse and Adderall
    I too, am a new graduate with 2 months of work under my belt.. My advice TAKE THE MEDS! I can assure you that I could not function without it, I feel like I have the attention span of a fly! The more...
    Dec 4, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  12. ADHD/ADD nurse
    Hi: It is so good to find this link! I am a new graduate and I HAVE A JOB, at least for the moment. I have been working for 6 weeks. at a short term rehab. I like rehab and was very pleased to get...
    Nov 27, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  13. Question for new nurses
    Thank you for asking the question, your students are already fortunate to have you! I am probably repeating everything that has been said... As a new graduate who has been fortunate enough to find...
    Nov 20, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. What can I do to build up my resume as a future RN?
    I agree with the previous post. CNA after one semester is the way to go. i worked on a specific floor but in retrospective I wish I had gone into the float pool. You made more money, experienced...
    Sep 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Westwood lodge
    I have to second that opinion, of course, places can improve, but... i personally experience a death of a family member, adolescent, who was there. Not the one mentioned already... I know the job...
    Sep 16, '10
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  16. just failed out of nursing program, what do i do?
    My heart goes out to you! I was in that same position last year. I did not have a family situation, but had failed and was dropped from the program. I agree with the other posts, appeal the decision,...
    Jun 13, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Community College of Rhode Island
    WOW! that is amazing.. thanks so much for the information.
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  18. Student Nurses automatically CNA's
    I got a job as a CNA after 2 semesters but the applications in most places stated at least one semester as CNA. I live in Ma.
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Pass/fail % of Ma nursing schools
    I think you should look under Mass. Gov. go to board of nursing and I believe it is there, I know I show it also.
    Jul 9, '09
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  20. Where can I go from here?
    Thank you, I went to students and long distance learning. That helped, now I still don't know what to do.. Don't know if I can take the pressure of the clinical test! You have given me alot to think...
    Jun 9, '09
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  21. Where can I go from here?
    WOW! I never heard of this place! Have you or anyone you know been there? I have completed everything but my last med-surg. Thank you for this potential ray of hope
    Jun 9, '09
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  22. Where can I go from here?
    Thanks, i am looking into LPN programs now, I was at Laboure. I am determined to do this.
    Jun 8, '09
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  23. Where can I go from here?
    :cry: Just heard that I have not been accepted back into the Associate program I was in. I failed ( 73%) the final of my last semester! My grade was 76% our pass is 78%. I failed another nursing...
    Jun 6, '09
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  24. Why is Nursing School so cut throat and competitive???
    I also found nursing school to be reminescent of "high school.!" I just hated that, some people wouldn't ask questions because other would snicker at them, etc. It was very disheartening to me. On...
    May 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Has anyone failed out of nursing school but got accepted in another program?
    Thanks.. I had looked into that program in the past but was discourage because they wouldn't accept all my credits. That was before i was out of my most recent program! I will reconsider them though....
    May 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student