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  1. nurses who don't want students
    Not every nurse likes to teach. I hate being a preceptor and having students. Probably because of my get in there and get it done attitude. I just prefer to do things myself. Talk to your...
    Sep 18, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. If nursing caps looked decent, would you wear one?
    not in a million years. NEVER!!! I don't need a hat to make me feel like a nurse. I have a degree, license, and name badge that all say I am and that is good enough for me! Kris
    Sep 6, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Insanity over Insulin!
    what was the patients blood sugar when you checked it? if it was on the lower side I wouldn't have given it. You have to make judgements like this sometimes regardless of whether it is long acting...
    Sep 4, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Is it weird not to wear a scrub top?
    that is my favorite outfit to wear!! I hate scrub tops, I feel confined in them. I do wear jackets in the winter sometimes but I prefer long sleeve tees in the winter. a top is a top what is the...
    Sep 4, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. LPNs glorified Techs?
    I am a LPN in hospital and I am far from a tech. Other than pushing meds and hanging blood, I do it all. I have noticed a difference betweens LPNs who are not planning on being a RN and LPNs who...
    Aug 31, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. LPNs glorified Techs?
    I am a LPN in a hospital and am far from a tech. the only thing I don't do is push meds and hang blood. Other than that we pretty much do it all. procedures, passing meds, teaching, charting, you...
    Aug 31, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Unhappy with new job--Need some advice please!!
    Have you applied at any hospitals? I am a LPN and love my hospital job. we had to do LTC in school and that was enough for me. I did not go to school and work my butt off to pass pills to 35...
    Aug 30, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Helping a falling pt stand.....
    ooooooppps!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Aug 29, '07
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. I need scrubs............help!
    i like uniform advantage.com my favorite site. by each print it tells what colors go with them so there is no guessing. for example, If i buy orange pants i find three different tops to go with...
    Aug 27, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. OR experience for students?
    i graduated with my LPN 2 years ago and I got to watch in the OR. I was lucky enough to get to see a open heart. No grief from anyone about being there. we did get grief when we went to the cath...
    Aug 27, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. Leaving AMA and insurance threat
    my insurance policy clearly states that if we leave the hospital AMA that they will not pay. I don't bring up the ins thing to get them to stay, if they don't want to be there and be treated, then...
    Aug 18, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Are croc shoes white enough??????????
    my specialists should be here thursday!!! i am excited
    Aug 14, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Croc's banned
    I also run fine in them, probably better than my slide on tennis shoes. I have decided to save my feet and switch to crocs exclusively.
    Aug 14, '07
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. Are croc shoes white enough??????????
    well, if you look at the website, the specialist say that they are pure white.
    Aug 12, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Are croc shoes white enough??????????
    www.surfanddirt.com this website carries the specialist crocs. they say that they are very true white. try those. I really like this website. super fast delivery
    Aug 12, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Need Advice!!! Bad Situation!!!
    did you ask for specific examples of what you are doing wrong? It would be difficult to improve in any job if you didn't know what you are doing wrong. any new job you apply for will call your...
    Aug 10, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. NC1 outta the way!!!!!!!!
    congrats!!! study more though for NC3. it was pretty tough. I hate maternity so it was hard for me to dtudy. i got a C. I am starting on NC4. I love cardiac so I am excited.
    Aug 9, '07
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  18. ?? for long-haired female nurses/student! How do you wear your hair at the hospital?
    in school it had to be up. in the hospital where I work there is not a policy that I know of. and if there is, I have never been approached by management and been told to put it up. i very rarely...
    Aug 7, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Croc's banned
    well what about a needle falling and sticking you in the leg or arm or hand??? maybe we should wear full body armor just in case. give me a break. those shoes provide more protection than the...
    Aug 1, '07
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Nursing Concepts 3
    I just got back from taking NC3 and I got a C. kinda bummed, but at least I passed. I got a 79% on the practice test so I thought I would get at least a B. I didn't think the practice helped very...
    Jul 30, '07
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  21. LPN?  How much lifting is required in LTC
    Nursing can be a very physically demanding job. I lift alot on my floor and when I was in the LTC facility we did a ton. I would never expect an aide to do all the lifting. Nursing is a team effort.
    Jul 25, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Michigan and excelsior
    I have already started this program and so far so good. It is different but I do like it. I bought Lisa Arends CDs from ebay and they have everything I need and then some. I am taking NC 3 on the...
    Jul 19, '07
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  23. What would u do?...
    personally I would stay in the hospital because the thought of a management position turns my stomach. but that is just me. I would ask myself why I would consider the position and do some thinking...
    Jul 14, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. nails
    I have long since removed my fake nails but all this stuff still gets me. I swabbed under my fake nails in school along with several others with short nails. and guess who had crud growing??? NOT...
    Jul 14, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Say What??????!!!!!!!!!!
    I had a patient that had been asking for a sleeping pill since 1800. I told her that we didn't not give them unitl third shift which came on at 2300. at 2100 she put on her call light and said she...
    Jul 12, '07
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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