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  1. RN-BSN online programs
    Hello I am currently in the college network for pre-reqs toward Excelsior's program. Finding online studies much harder to focus on than class room. I look forward to hearing from other nurses...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. write-up for insubordination because I turned my back to cry...
    6 days of orientation as a new grad....hmmm...who was orienting you? Sounds like the manager that cried "insubordination" is on a power trip. Were they ex-military? C'mon, insubordination for...
    Nov 20, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. What is it like becoming a male nurse?
    My nursing school class had a ratio of 35f/5m. At no point in my training did I feel the "odd man out", because of my gender. As I choose to work in geriatrics, I have a few clients that prefer a...
    Nov 20, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Will nursing grow on me?
    I guess the question begs itself to be asked, what do you like about Nursing? With only 4 months to go, something has kept you in the saddle. Nursing grew on me. A friend suggested I would...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nursing home hirings
    Interestingly enough, I found a pretty sweet LTC job via craig's list :cool:
    Nov 17, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. keys for narcotics
    Where I work, having the narcotic keys means that i have counted the narcotic box and am liable for them. If another nurse (yes my manager or the dns too) wants access to the keys, then they...
    Nov 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Only 5 units of insulin per injection site??
    Consult your instructor. I have never heard of such a thing.
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. How to Cope With Job-Related Anxiety
    Another possible is to volunteer at a Nursing Home/Hospital. Would give you work place exposure, without the "job" demands, while also helping the community you would work with in the future.
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  9. No, I am not going to do that
    <zzzziiiiiipppppp>....where is it?? LOL
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Anyone heard of Saint Joseph's College of Maine?
    I am a Mainer and St Joe's is a good school, with a good reputation (a bit pricey, but good). Would expect nothing less from their online studies. peace
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  11. Think I will have to pass this up
    My first job out of nursing school was 11-7 charge on a snf unit. Everyone was very helpful when i asked for help. I think LTC is a great place to work. Our general population is getting older, so...
    Jun 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. "International Association of Nurses" - is this legit?
    They sing a good song...got me for a couple hundred bucks. They put up a good front too. I have a very stylish award letter and folder, silvered lettering, the works, but where's the book? Some of...
    Apr 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. Kudos to all the Maine Nurses!
    Hello to all the beautiful nurses in the great state of maine! Just a friendly pat on the back for all your hard work. We DO make a difference in the lives of our fellow mainers. I go to...
    Oct 11, '10
    Forum: Maine Nursing
  14. Kudos to all the Maine Nurses!
    Hello to all the beautiful nurses in the great state of maine! Just a friendly pat on the back for all your hard work. We DO make a difference in the lives of our fellow mainers. I go to...
    Oct 11, '10
    Forum: Maine Nursing
  15. Must read books for a Geriatric Nurse?
    the notebook by nicholas sparks really opened my heart to dementia patients and their families
    Oct 11, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. What boundaries do you set?
    hmmmm. Boundries? Mostly Live and Learn. I try to keep up on my breaks, but sh!t happens and I find myself at the end of the shift going hypoglycemic because I didnt eat my lunch. I try to do...
    Jul 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. manual BP's?
    i prefer manual over electronic any day. good idea to check with house policy. if you suspect errors in the floor stock equipment...make out a work slip and get the dang thing off the floor. make...
    Jun 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Two Jobs and or passions.
    i love books and all things mystical. I want to create a mystically minded shop in the near future. (Did have part ownership in 2 used bookstores in the past...loved it) peace
    Jun 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. understaffed and dangers to license?
    Keep working your way up the food chain until you get an answer....and start looking for another job...that's no way to be treated...your a professional nurse, not a pre-schooler.
    Mar 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. when did they stop wearing those cute nurses caps?
    i think men entering the field to be more than just orderlies had something to do with it too. Altho, right now my LTC center has mandated that I wear bright pink top and grey pants for my...
    Mar 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. My Favorite Pen Has Been Banned!  Help!!!!
    Uni has a new gel pen that is for "check cashing protection" and i love it. plus it comes in nice pastel colors. 3 for about $4 ... otherwise the Crystal Bic pens work good for me....10 for $1, I...
    Mar 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Approved for a BSN course of study yesterday. :)
    Awesome!! :mnnnrsngrk:
    Feb 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. pharmacology
    what is your experience with pharm? most pharmacology books are laid out well and yes, its just knuckle under and read the 3000 page book. from that you will probably work out flash cards and study...
    Feb 7, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. i hope i know when to hang up my stethoscope,
    sounds like you need some time off. relax...all of this will still be there when you get back.
    Feb 7, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. should I complaint?
    1 nurse and 2 aides is pretty typical for 30 ltc residents...like the poster above me says...be thankful when you have more that 2 aides. the deeper hurt is a cut in the licenses on the floor. ...
    Feb 7, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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