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  1. Orthopedic Advice Line Nurse
    Where is this located? I would love this kind of position. Did you get the job?
    Mar 6
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  2. OCN Certification
    I am looking to take this exam in the next year, how was it?
    Mar 6
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  3. onc
    onc
    What would you recommend for study materials? How much did it end up costing? I am wondering if I can get by with an older book to study from.
    Mar 6
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  4. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    The family has been eerily and uncharacteristically quiet.
    Jan 13
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    their definition and mine of the phrase " doing very well" differ quite a bit.
    Jan 8
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    It's awful, I would say deathwatch 2014, but since she has already been declared dead its " has the heart stopped yet" watch. Just waiting and watching for the announcement that it is over and she...
    Jan 8
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Considering a relocation to NE Georgia
    The pay and benefits are less than Atlanta hospitals. It has a good reputation with employees. It just got read a level 2 trauma center. On med surg the nurses get 6 ish patients each. Not sure where...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  8. ICUs at North Fulton vs. Northside Forsyth vs NS atlanta.
    North Futon has a bad reputation for nursing staff and patient ratios. I have coworkers who share horror stories. They have trouble keeping nurses and offer sign on bonuses. Any hospital that offers...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  9. Georgia Board of Nursing
    Why are they so difficult to work with? Anyone else having trouble renewing your license? Several people in my workplace have been waiting over a month! Don't wait til the last minute folks! Give...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  10. Nursing student theft
    I did not actually see her do it, and she denied it. Although I was pretty sure she had, i was not 100% sure and I did not want to file a report and falsely accuse her in case I was mistaken. Seems...
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Nursing student theft
    I had a nursing student steal my stethoscope in early October. I left it on my cart in my patients room. My patient reported to me that the nursing student took it. I asked her and she denied it. I...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Fired at last week of Orientation and need advice.
    Learn from your mistakes and be truthful. Those are big errors, you need to learn from them so as not to repeat them. Find a job that gives adequate training.
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Therapeutic rationale for saline bag stapled to pt's leg?!?
    Are you sure the patient was telling the truth?
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. A feeling of impending doom
    [/B] I disagree. As someone who occasionally takes on an orientee, the amount of work it entails if done PROPERLY is enormous. It should be compensated. You literally have to watch everything and...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. A feeling of impending doom
    Disaster is on the horizon. We have new grads orienting, once they finish their orientation they are being given an orientee to train. They took away preceptor pay and with our floor being so short...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Training for a new job and NO PAY???
    Tell them heckkkkkk no. Then p eel out of the parking lot and flip em the bird on the way out. Well, maybe don't do that, but they deserve it.
    Oct 25, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  17. Need a hug
    I put in for a transfer to another department (no direct patient care) and have already been called for an interview tomorrow! While this is only a temporary fix, I feel hopeful. This might be...
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Need a hug
    I had work nightmares all night. I was hoping I'd be over it today, but I still feel awful. I need a change. If you keep doing what you are doing, you will keep getting what you are getting. And I...
    Oct 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Need a hug
    I've had a rough few weeks. We are not staffed and the stress is causing me so much anxiety I am a mess. I leave each day knowing I did a crappy job. No lunch, no time to pee, and running my rear end...
    Oct 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Songs That Remind You of Nursing....
    I love my fellow nurses! This thread is priceless!
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. My online shopping reviews - please share yours!
    I order from Uniform Advantage a lot. I wish they had better shipping rates!
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  22. Suggestions for Cheap/Sale scrubs?
    Butter Soft scrubs are nice and not super expensive. See if your hospital has a swap sheet, we have a weekly flier where people buy and trade stuff. A lot of people list scrubs when they grow out of...
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  23. Can anyone tell me about Med couture?
    Do they run true to size? I see a lot of people wearing them and I love the colors. I am going to order some online and give them a whirl, just wondering how they fit.
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  24. cheaper alternative to greys anatomy tops
    Not much cheaper, but I have found more selection with NRG and they do not fade. I think they are both made by Barco.
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  25. Hoping I didn't ruin my shot
    I'm being trained in a new area, and I really want to work there in hopes of tranferring permananly. I don't want to do anything to ruin my chances. Unfortunately, I've got the stomach bug BAD. I had...
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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