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  1. your patients' coolest histories
    I don't have any patients to brag about, but I saw this and wanted to share my super cool connection.... My pawpaw played ball for Green Bay when the NFL was the AFL (during WWII) and my mawmaw...
    Nov 29
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Sharing faith at work
    As a practicing buddhist in the south, where Catholicism is not only mainstream but intrinsic motivation for 99% of folks for all things, I have found it disconcerting to entertain any religious...
    Nov 28
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  3. Forensics and Law Enforcement
    I wanted to post while the experience is fresh... I just had the opportunity two days ago to attend an autopsy, <24H expired. It was my final clinical day, as I am still a student. It was...
    Nov 22
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  4. The Weather is Changing
    Just landed a nurse residency position. I wake up every morning wanting to pinch myself...:x3: Of course, it's all contingent upon my graduation and passing the boards. I even drank half a bottle...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  5. Working on a medcart redesign and would like some input - University of Cincinnati
    I don't know why I find this so amusing.... But it seems after all of your research that you would have discovered very early on that this technology is alive and well. The only way I could see any...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  6. Shout out!
    Shout out to all the nurses pulling an extra hour on their shift tonight! You rock!
    Nov 1
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  7. Phantoms of Nursing
    Taking issue with some feedback I've received from an instructor, who stated yesterday that she's never even heard of forensic nursing, and in so many words basically said I would get sick of SANE...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  8. How I conquered the NCLEX-RN?
    Hate to sound like a troller, but this is actually the first NCLEX-related article that I didn't roll my eyes at. It's tough to be detailed and succinct in one fell swoop, and you've done it. Not...
    Oct 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Phantoms of Nursing
    Thank you, sirI.
    Oct 14
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  10. Phantoms of Nursing
    Why is forensic nursing so elusive? I've been trying to do my own research on the subject, and this forum has a lot of vague information. What are the most legitimate accrediting bodies? I've...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  11. Is Ochsner offering Baylor Shifts?
    Ooh, the intrigue! I am so curious now what has happened... I find that people either love Ochsner or hate it, with little go-between.
    Oct 12
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  12. Is Ochsner offering Baylor Shifts?
    Baptist is prob paying more because they don't have auxiliary staff. Yesterday, a birdie told me they're running some research on that campus right now... :yes:
    Oct 11
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  13. Doctor or Dockworker?
    I agree with PPs in that I believe foul language relaxes people you work with more than it doesn't. I think the greater concern is the attitude behind the sentiments. If they stem from a sh!tty...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. LSU or charity uniform
    Charity: White. Closed toe. Covered heel. No holes. White socks; I suggest knee highs since they must not only cover the ankle but the leg must not be seen if and when you cross your legs. Good luck!
    Oct 4
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  15. Private Pinning Ceremony
    OP, you might even consider making this an opportunity for you and a couple of your classmates to form a committee for future classes who wish to do the same. I'm sure your experience could light the...
    Oct 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. criminal background? have i wasted my time? please help. Anybody know knows?
    OP, I wouldn't sweat it too much. I believe the purpose of the background check is to snake out sex offenders and substance abusers. Worst case scenario is you must be honest, and they don't let you...
    Oct 4
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  17. Music to study to
    You know, I'm not a Christian, but for some reason lately the best music for my studies has been Choral Music Radio, on Pandora. It's peaceful and droning without a whole lot of fluctuation and that...
    Oct 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Doubt for Breakfast
    I'm not really sure what has happened, but it seems I blinked and here I am nearing the end of my program... It's scary to know that someone's life will depend on my skill and knowledge base....
    Sep 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Made my first "Nursing" connection
    I made my first nursing connection this week, and totally thought of you after having read this post. Had a pt in clinical who came in with a chronic absess on his ankle; it started out as a...
    Sep 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Charity School of Nursing spring 2015 assessment sheet
    I got in with a 3.4GPA and an 88 HESI..... Don't give up.The CCharity systeem is a bit messed up and disorganized,, but iin terms of your futurre,, it's a smalll prrice to pay.. Goood lucck!!... ...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  21. Surprise!!!!
    Awesome job!!!!!!!!!!!!! Feel proud!
    Aug 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Props to Esme12
    Amen. I adore you, Esme.... A true gem. I also agree that it would be awesome to meet her in person over coffee or spirits, and I also agree that she deserves accolades here. I imagine her looking...
    Aug 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Help with future
    Hi, Slade... first thing's first: Congrats on your decision to branch out! I think it's great that you definitely know where you want to be...If I were you, I might first contact the Louisiana State...
    Aug 4
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  24. Off the wall question about NPs
    This is a completely legit inquiry.... I am curious to see your responses! Thank you for posing the question, and good luck.
    Jun 3
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. Grammar Police
    OP, agreed 100%. I don't like shorthand text speak professionally or personally, and I am in the younger generation demographic, too. I find it elementary and tacky; always have.... :down:
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism

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