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  1. Did I break the isolation code??
    I'm a nursing assistant in the float pool. I got floated today to a med-surg floor. All was going well until I went into a patient's room who was in isolation without a gown. I usually wear a gown...
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. Cried during pinning ceremony
    I graduated yesterday from a 2 year program. Some may say it's only 2 years, but it was very hard. I attended college, but switched majors because I didn't want to continue on where I was unhappy. ...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Which states do not cover hospice under medicaid?
    I searched online and I know medicare covers hospice. however, it says only 47 states cover hospice under medicaid. I searched, but it doesn't say which states are not covered. does anyone know...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. To the nurses: any advice for student who dreads post conference during clinical
    I am a shy individual. I'm almost graduating soon and you would think I would feel better during post conference. However, I dread it so much. Everyone is well spoken, and yet I stutter and it ...
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Clinical instructor offended me during clinicals
    I am graduating in a few months from nursing school. The clinical I am in right now is my last one. I never had problems with my clinicals and clinical professors. They always said I would make a...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. What are RN to BSN colleges in NJ that are affordable?
    I will be graduating soon with a ADN. I wanted to go straight into a school that offered the RN to BSN programs. I can't get any financial aid. What are some affordable RN to BSN colleges in NJ??
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  7. What is expected of students on the orthopedic floor?
    I have clinicals starting tomorrow on an orthopedic floor. We will be there from 9 am to 7pm. I am quite nervous because I've never been on an orthopedic floor and worried if I will make a mistake...
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  8. Do you expect the CNA to wash all patients in the day shift?
    I had a question for the nurses. I am a nursing assistant in the float pool. All floors are different in how things are done, but I wanted to know if you expected the CNA to wash all the patients...
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. How to give a fun lecture on death and dying?
    I have to give a 50 minute presentation along with 4 hour people in my class regarding the topic death and dying. It's mostly factual based so we will each explain different aspects. However, we...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What happens start to finish when a patient codes?
    What happens start to finish when a patient codes? I know there are several nurses who help out and they have different roles. What are the different roles?
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. What are great fields in nursing for a shy/quiet person?
    I'm almost done with getting my ADN in nursing. I plan on getting my BSN, but I would first like to work while going back to school. I am a shy/quiet person. I do speak up regarding patients. I...
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Was I at fault? the nurse embarrassed me in front of others.
    I am a nursing assistant in the float pool. I got floated to a med-surg floor. It was going okay, and then it got very busy when there were 3 new admits. I was in the room with the new admit and...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. What is expected for the CNA to work on an orthopedics floor?
    I'll be floating to work on a orthopedics floor as a NA. I suffer from social anxiety and no one knows this. new places and new people make me very anxious. can someone tell me what is expected on...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. What does left lung cancer status post 3 cycles treatment mean?
    What does that mean? I was looking through a chart and it said, the patient came into the hospital for SOB and severe cough. Past history is 2007 left lung cancer status post 3 cycles treatment. ...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  15. How to make hospital beds without mattress covers?
    We don't have fitted mattress covers like other hospitals. We use sheets to cover the mattress. We tie the ends of1 side and put it over the mattress. Problem is, when I put it over the top...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Is my clinical instructor picking on me or am I overreacting?
    I am on my last semester of nursing school. There are 8 of us in my clinical group. We had 3 clinicals days so far, and we have 5 more to go. I'm not sure if I am being overly sensitive, but I...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student

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