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  1. Frusturated with situation...does any nurses out there have same issues?
    Look for jobs elsewhere!
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. New Grad Failed Lift Test
    There must be some more to this than a lift test at a physical..and seriously they have THAT now?? lol
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Attention All Nurses....
    Stop ! Dont even think about leaving your Corporate job. You MAY be able to contribute more than you think! Establish a scholarship fund at a nursing program, try to find a new grad nurse get a job...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Interview Assignment Help! What does HCAP mean?
    Could she may be have meant healtcare associated pneumonia?? For a new grad thats more reasonable than the alternative..
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  5. Too smart for my own good... :-/
    Well, they are right. You're in the ER, you have 100 other things to do before EVEN thinking about looking up what gtt means
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Are  Managers against nurses?
    Although in fairness to the manager you are scheduled to be ON the next day and because YOU chose to come in early for extra $$$ you want off on your regularly scheduled day?? I am with the manager...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. How to Deal with the Chaos of Med/Surg
    Umm this is THE norm on med-surg units with ratios as high as 1:7.. I would KILL for 1:4..
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. Asking back for job...
    You have got to be kidding! WOW.
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Can you be Travel RN if you need help starting IVs?
    Hi everyone, I will be finishing my 2nd year in Nursing on Med/Surg unit and have Tele experience as part time as well. I am however, NOT at all good with IVs, I mean blood work I can manage but...
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Where to start?
    Not all travel companies have your needs! Pay is the #1 consideration when traveling. So you shouldnt say you dont have any needs! Watch out for the low ball offers as you're new.
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. Tricks/Tips for getting plastic/shrink wrap off packaging
    Use brute force when necessary to rip it out. Packages dont always need to be open the "perfect" way using the grooves etc LOL
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. How to deal with physicians effectively
    Cr 1.8 on a pt with prior hx of renal failure medication is not a critical call to MD.. at least he didnt write you up for incompetence. (yeah I have had MDs that did this to some nurses who called...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Is it me? What happened to nursing?
    Until Nurses get smart on whats happening around them by posts like these, nothing can be done. NURSES NEED TO WAKE UP AND REVOLT! We're not where the line ends at for ANY and ALL problems of the...
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. What is the hardest subject in the nursing curriculum, in your opinion?
    The hardest subject in Nursing? Off-subject! in dealing with the backstabbing of classmates and politics played amongst faculty.
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Hyperkalemia
    5-10 minutes
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. One of the most frustrating things about nursing
    I agree completely!
    May 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Nurses~
    You what my facility will be doing? Giving me 8 patients 5 on Tele and say Good luck with that.. SHORT STAFFING SUCKS.
    May 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Travel Nurse Buddy
    Wow I love the idea! I am actually just looking into travel nursing, have been a med-surg RN for 2 years this November and just want to see a change, but I am scared of going by myself! I am also 25,...
    May 3, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. Decisions Decisions...Med-Surg or Cardiac Step Down
    If I were you, I would go for the new grad residency program!
    May 3, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  20. Should i go over my manager's head
    Writing you up for not washing hands and disrespectful to students is valid. So is asking Pts how their care is. Thats a manager's main job now.
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Orientation nightmares
    I applaud the manager for telling you to shut up during a staff meeting about your quable with the preceptor. If I were the preceptor I would have asked to drop you in a second. You dont have a...
    Apr 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Administerring 5-fu at home, urgent advice needed
    oh jeez are you serious? First 5-FU can be continuous infusion for 5 days, so the patient needs to be Admitted as an inpatient. If not the patient needs to go to the Oncologist or Infusion Center....
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. Pyxis for the uninitiated
    Dont imagine any more PYXIS CUBIE VIDEO 2009 - YouTube
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Nursing Documentation
    No. Stable is a broad term. Unfortunately if the pt was truly just "stable" why is he an inpatient? = denial claim from ins
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. The Negative Effects of Foam/Alcohol Hand Sanitzer
    Wear gloves!
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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