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  1. would you work this rotating schedule?
    Im scheduled to work tue/wed nights then friday day shift. this is not my choice. have anyone ever done this? My instinct says fight this, but its a new job and I dont want to cause trouble. ( sorry...
    Jun 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Bedside report
    how does the ed mess things up? just curious. we do bedside report at the ed i work in. (please excuse grammar)
    Feb 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. ER Nurse Attitude
    I know nurses are supposed to be full of customer service and compassion in all, but when we are busy running around with emergenices sometimes we may come off a little short. Tell your grandma...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Petition to help new grads get experience
    Many factors are involved. -Poor retention of new grads due to bullying, or culture shock -Not enough good quality preceptors -Ofcourse money -More new grads than jobs out there. I'm just so...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. First time, signed "name, RN"
    As matter of fact. When I was in nursing school, I would take a blank piece of paper and practice signing my name LPN and RN. It was my motivation.
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. First time, signed "name, RN"
    Congrats! It feels so good doesn't it. I still get a tingling feeling when signing my name. Proud RN!!!
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. How do I know the ER is for me?
    I'll be on nights as well, which will be super busy. My main weakness is IV starts and drawing blood. That gives me so much anxiety.
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. ER RN's with anxiety disorders?
    I have very high anxiety myself. I used to take ativan regularly but I stopped because it made me kind of forgetful. Everyone is different thought. I hope I don't break down in the ED. I'm soooo...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. I'm a newbie!
    Congrats! Not sure what a joint camp is but congrats anyway!
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. SICK of BSN Pedestal
    Not another ADN versus BSN thread. Somebody Shoot me.:eek: It is simple. I getting my BSN because I need a job. I don't want anyone to have the excuse to not hire me and/or fire me because I don't...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. When did you realize that "newbie" wouldn't cut it in the ER?
    This is me totally. I'm in deep trouble, I see. I will try to hard not to play social work.
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. How do I know the ER is for me?
    I could have written this post! However, I know my heart belongs to OB. I used to do ICU and I'm starting the ED this week. I know this is not what I want but I figure I'd try it for the experience...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. False accusations.
    I used to me a LPN in ALF, the OP did everything correct. Time is crucial. I don't have time to radio to tell the family member xyz, my nurse brain would have went straight to the emergency. If I saw...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. New Grad Nurses struggling to find jobs - CNN Reporter wants to hear from you
    Way to go Brian and AN. I hope this promotes change! Good luck everyone !!!!
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. ** Need Advice** Start New Job on Monday..Just offered another position
    I would choose job number 2. Alot of ED and ICU units want medsurg experience.
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. ** Need Advice** Start New Job on Monday..Just offered another position
    What does your heart say? You are not burning any bridges as long as you are honest and polite. Let us know what you decide!!!!
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Win CASH! New Year Nursing Caption Contest - $100
    No patients are allowed to sleep through the new year.
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  18. More Confessions Of A Nurse Who Compulsively Eats
    Thanks for sharing. I can definitely relate. Last year I started a weight loss program that involved appetite suppressors. I did the program for about 2 and half months and loss 20 lbs along with...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. You Know You’re A *Pediatric* Nurse When…
    Thanks for sharing. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this and it made me giggle.
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  20. Restraints
    How about some MJ juice? Sorry. Former icu nurse couldnt resist.... 1. Acknowlege feelings 2.Orient patient 3. Remain Calm Seroiusly though, you shoud be llowed to use mitts
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Off Duty RNs Save Gunshot Victim
    Way to go nurses!!!!
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  22. Things pts say that make you scratch your head.
    Patients' Son: My mom needs dilaudid through her IV right now Doctor: How about we try tylenol to see if that helps Patients Son: No, she can't swallow pills Doctor: Well, maybe we can try...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Triage complaints- the good, the bad, and the shocking.
    These are so halirious, I start in the ED this week, can't wait to add my own stories. I do have one story though, from my share day. A homeless alcholic comes to the ED because he had a seizure. I...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Critical Thinking: you have it or you don't. Agree or disagree?
    I think critical thinking comes with time, experience and confidence. I haven't met any brand new nurse that was able to critically think as an experienced nurse would right out of nursing school. ...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  25. Am I doing the right thing? New nurse getting butt kicked
    I felt the same as you when I was new. Hang in there if you can. Having a year of experience is the best thing you could do. I quit my first hospital job in less then a year and it does have its...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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