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  1. Just got a new grad job in neuro - what to expect?
    @ CamaroNurse: Those titles sound quite yummy, indeed! I may have to go looking for those myself! :smokin:
    May 20, '10
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  2. Sharing Personal Information at Work
    Hahaha...Porshuuuuh, Chandelier and Iron Man. Amazing. Maybe I should just start telling people those are the names of my kids when they ask! And maybe I should also add War Machine in there too... ...
    May 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Sharing Personal Information at Work
    Thank you very much, everyone, for all the great advice! Itís really great to hear different perspectives on this. I appreciate everyone taking the time to respond. Keep the awesome suggestions...
    May 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. AHA PALS in Tucson?
    I know Eclipse offers BLS/BLS for HCPs, ACLS, and possibly PALS. The owner/guy who does all the trainings is fantastic. I'd highly recommend them if they do the PALS course. They have a website with...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  5. Just got a new grad job in neuro - what to expect?
    I was just hired onto our Neurology/Surgical Specialty unit, and I'm looking forward to being able to have the combination of all the ABI/Stroke/Epilepsy patients with resulting Behavioral/Psych....
    May 19, '10
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  6. New Grad Jobs
    University Medical Center in Tucson consistently hires new grads. You can contact Nurse Recruitment at: nurserecruitment@umcaz.edu 520.694.4937 -or- 1.800.524.5929 Hopefully that info...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  7. Violence in the ER
    In our hospital, access to the patient care area of the ED (Urgent Care/Emergency/Level 1 Trauma) can only be gained by having the doors unlocked by staff, either via badge swipe or someone at the...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. VENT--Boundaries please!!!!!
    Amazing. And congrats for not losing it and kicking him in the aforementioned taint! ;) @ P-medic2RN : I can't even imagine...I doubt their homes would be particularly clean on a good day, let...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Sharing Personal Information at Work
    Thank you for your suggestion regarding giving a direct yet concise answer and then moving over to hearing about them. I think that's a great idea. I definitely agree with you about the little...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Sharing Personal Information at Work
    I'm actually very personable. Like I mentioned in my OP, there's all kind of stuff that I have absolutely no problem talking about (likes/dislikes, interests, etc.). I personally don't feel it's...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Sharing Personal Information at Work
    I should probably also add a few specific reasons for this, in addition to just personal preference... 1.) In the six weeks I've been at my hospital (floating to various units before finding my...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Sharing Personal Information at Work
    I was recently hired onto a new unit, and am hoping to get some advice regarding tactful ways to deflect requests for personal information as a new staff member. Let me start by acknowledging...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Male Nurse considering the switch from M/S to Psych
    Behavioral Health/Psych. is my passion, and the area of healthcare in which I have the most experience. I love working in Mental Health; I find it incredibly rewarding and fascinating. I don't mean...
    May 10, '10
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  14. Male Doctor vs Male Nurse and intimate female procedures
    The hospital for which I work instituted a chaperone policy as a direct result of a male clinical staff member being prosecuted and incarcerated for a situation that came down to he-said/she-said....
    Apr 28, '10
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  15. Sub-forum for PCTs/PCAs/Nursing Techs?
    I was able to get into the forum by clicking on the link you posted above, but I can't find it starting from the home page. Is it under in the 'General' section? If not, where can I find it? I had...
    Apr 26, '10
    Forum: How To Use Site
  16. Sub-forum for PCTs/PCAs/Nursing Techs?
    I am a PCT (Patient Care Technician), and think it would be great if allnurses.com had a sub-forum for non-licensed professionals such as myself and others working within a similar scope of practice....
    Apr 25, '10
    Forum: How To Use Site
  17. Tips for First Shift in Oncology
    I am going through training as a tech, and have my first 12-hour shift on Wednesday. I am scheduled to work in BMT/ONC, and am hoping that some of the very experienced nurses here on the board could...
    Apr 12, '10
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  18. how many calories do you think we burn during a 12 hour shift?
    The number of calories burned during any activity is dependent upon quite a few factors, not the least of which is the body weight of the person in question. For example: A 60-minute spinning...
    Apr 9, '10
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  19. camo scrubs.. opinion
    I'm not a big fan of camo print stuff outside of military uniforms in general. That's just a personal aesthetic preference. It should be noted, though, that I really detest patterned scrubs of all...
    Apr 9, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. Post-Offer Physical Exam?
    Thanks, Caliotter...It's encouraging to hear that the request for f/u after my UA isn't out of the ordinary, or a bad sign regarding my (hopefully!) new job. :]
    Mar 26, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  21. Post-Offer Physical Exam?
    I had my post-offer PE on Tuesday the 23rd, and went back today to have my TB test read. I had given a sample for my UA on Tuesday, and at that time let the nurse know that I take prescribed meds...
    Mar 26, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  22. Post-Offer Physical Exam?
    I was offered a position at a local hospital last week, and have a post-hire physical exam on Tuesday. I have read through many related threads on this site, but have a couple concerns... 1. I...
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  23. Regarding Endometriosis & going into Nursing
    I have dealt with severe Endometriosis since I was 12 or 13. I have had horrible pain with my periods all my menstruating life, and it has gotten increasingly worse as I've gotten older (I'm 27 now)....
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  24. Governor's Budget cuts
    The repercussions of cutting SMI programming down to only crisis- and medication-related services are going to be significant. By eliminating the support services currently available to SMI...
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  25. Desirable Attributes in a PCT
    Thanks so much for your reply, Hoozdo! In my interview, I actually talked about being good with finding "stuff" to do if there's downtime at work, and that I always try to make sure I'm not...
    Mar 15, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing


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