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  1. 3-12s days or 8-4 m-f (3 little boys at home)
    If you can afford the cut ad the added expense of the babysitter m-f, I 'd take the M-F . I think it will be easier on the kids for routine, and they'd mostly be in school when older.Might work...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. If you could just pick up and leave, where would you go?
    Florida. Gulf coast.Anywhere with a beach area.
    Jul 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. RN-Bsn- what if you dont get accepted?
    I will check into that. I wonder if they will accept prior credits/transfer.
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. RN-Bsn- what if you dont get accepted?
    I was accepted 2 years ago. I actually only have 3 classes to go 'til I was done. Apparently they didn't like that I stopped out for a year. Had to be re-admitted to the college( pay the entrance...
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. RN-Bsn- what if you dont get accepted?
    Has anyone had this happen? Does that mean you lose your job if you don't get it? I can't afford a college that is 30,000 a year, but the state college that might be around 3500 a semester may...
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Girl brain dead part deux
    isnt the one she's flashing devil horns?For as much as she relies on faith, that's the last sign I would think she would flash???
    Jul 11
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Girl brain dead part deux
    I have no words..........
    Jul 11
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Too tired to do anything on days off
    I'm in that boat. 2 or 3 shifts in a row and my next day I am a complete waste. I usually have insomnia- this last stretch I slept 10 hours straight with no benadryl or anything.still was a complete...
    Jul 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Pushing Dilaudid?
    edit- sorry didnt see this was an old thread either
    Jul 7
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Main OR to Med Surg
    Just wondering- why would anyone want to go from OR to med surg? Is it really such a bad thing to not"use your skills?" I suppose if the docs treat you like a jerk in the OR I understand. But...
    Jul 2
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  11. Help!  Critical lab:  morale -2.5
    night shift is kicking your butt. maybe somewhere else has more days shifts?Ifound recently that if i group my 3 12 days together that gave me some days off together and seemed like a vacation. I...
    Jul 1
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  12. What can you tolerate the least?
    phlegm. green plegm that is all. :***::barf02::***::yuck:
    Jun 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Do you like nursing?
    no.and no ( needed more than 5 characters to post, lol)
    Jun 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I can never plan my coming weeks
    Ugh that stinks But i guess it's because no care if you have a life or not.married to the job........
    Jun 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. How does your facility prevent falls?
    You know, I've notoiced we are doing this more too. pt's hate it , but sorry. Since we are responsible, too bad.People dont get what a big deal a fall is.I tell my pts now that sorry, it's for your...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. When's the doctor coming in??
    I will say that 80 percent of the time it's because the pt wants to go home. like at 8 am. We are a teaching hospital, so there are residents and hospitalists . They change often. We have no...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. When's the doctor coming in??
    Ugh. Why do so many family members/patients ask us this question?I don't know the answer- he didn't give me his schedule! Or he could be with a critical pt. I don't know- he doesn't tell me these...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. How does your facility prevent falls?
    we're blamed either way....
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. Charge nurse pay
    us too
    May 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Almost lost my cool at work
    if you didn't break the phone, you did alright then.:roflmao:
    May 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. About That Avatar...
    click on account, then where it says dashboard, click on that, and change avatar is toward the bottom. hth.:)
    May 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I felt  belittled by a Dr.
    Just move on knowing some drs are pompous donkey behinds , and not take it personally. I will say though, MD i dealt with won't even let you explain. He usually ( if on phone) just hangs up on you...
    May 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. I felt  belittled by a Dr.
    Btw , who ordered the ativan anyway? Makes you just want to put it over the PA system and say Dr SO and SO Ordered the darn ATIVAN!!!! :)
    May 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I felt  belittled by a Dr.
    Very simple- he has to blame SOMEONE , and you were the lucky one today. Noc person isnt there. So You're IT. It really sucks. It's a no win situation. I've been made IT many times. Seriously, I...
    May 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. What can you tell me about meding coding and the HIM field
    All I can say is that in my area it only pays around 12 bucks an hour. Otherwise I was going to go back to school for that.
    May 22
    Forum: Nursing Informatics


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