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  1. My Very Special Snowflake
    Oh Viva.... You are a nurse, not a VSS. The two don't go together. ((Hugs))
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. My Very Special Snowflake
    OOOOOMMMMMMGGGGGG
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Orthopedics or Neuroscience?
    If you have an interest in critical care nursing, take the neuroscience job that gives you the opportunity to work with step down patients.
    Aug 23
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. Starting to find some aspects degrading
    I hear ya. Unfortunately, it may take increases in mortality rates for things to change.
    Aug 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
    I think members of AN have to put their preconceived notions of nurses or students in certain generations aside. Don't make such a big deal about generational differences. There is something to learn...
    Aug 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Daycare in Maryland
    Find a hospital that has daycare on site.
    Aug 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. New ICU Nurse- Preceptor Problems
    It sounds like you're catching up, OP. You sound like you're a smart person. You can do this.
    Aug 11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  8. are filter needles necessary?
    The only time I don't use filter needles is with IV ativan, which is very viscous and hard to draw up with filter needles.
    Aug 10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  9. Chest Pain protocols
    Usually we will get vitals and start an EKG, then get an order. There is a policy that there has to be an order for EKG to do one. I can see how ordering nitro under protocol can be dangerous. I just...
    Aug 9
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Chest Pain protocols
    The protocol at my hospital is to call rapid response for any acute onset or worsening chest pain. On my med surg unit this protocol is generally not followed. Why? Because the rapid response team...
    Aug 9
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. HELP PLEASE! New grad nurse about to quit new Nurse job before orientation is over.
    It would be unwise to quit. You do what you're supposed to do. Follow the rules. If there are rules that are not clear clarify with your charge nurse and unit manager. You're a new nurse, only two...
    Aug 4
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Precepting - advice...
    My boss asked me via email today if I would precept a university student in the Fall for 120-180 hours. He wrote "I think you will be great." My immediate reaction was elation. Then it was pride that...
    Aug 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. My license is in inactive status
    Did you have an active license in your home country? This is not something everyone in Maryland has to go through.
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. My license is in inactive status
    Call or better yet visit the BON. You can't apply with an inactive license. It seems like a mistake.
    Aug 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Entering My 18th Month of Bedside Nursing…What I Have Learned.
    Thanks. I'm glad that an experienced nurse shares my sentiment. It makes me feel connected.
    Aug 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Entering My 18th Month of Bedside Nursing…What I Have Learned.
    Thank you. I want to teach too. Maybe I'll get to precept soon!
    Aug 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Entering My 18th Month of Bedside Nursing…What I Have Learned.
    Thanks!
    Aug 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Just curious..what color is your stethoscope?
    Black Littmann Cardiology III. A great scope. It was a gift from a preceptor in nursing school. I got my named engraved on the metal part. If I had purchased it myself, I would have gotten burgundy...
    Aug 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Entering My 18th Month of Bedside Nursing…What I Have Learned.
    I look back at the past year and half plus and I can hardly believe I am here. I sometimes wish I was still back in school under the watchful eye of a clinical instructor or preceptor, with time to...
    Jul 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. PR in Nursing Has Taken the Front Seat in Patient Care
    Hey! I wonder if we work at the same hospital. That is line for my facility. I'm not a two faced lier so I will not say it if I really don't have time.
    Jul 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. How long have you been at your current facility?
    3 years this month. I'm planning to leave at the end of the year either to a sister hospital or the hospital I'm starting at PRN.
    Jul 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. "If you're not doing anything..."
    "Yeah, leave it there and I'll see if I can get to it after I finish up with these work emails."
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Nursing - Still A Task-Oriented Profession
    Bedside nursing is hands on and will always be that way. I don't think task wise nurses are doing less than in the past (unless you count mixing meds and RT work). I do think nurses have less time to...
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Help..having trouble with my Charge Nurse
    For people who cry NETY, this may be real bullying. Listen carefully. (Couldn't resist) OP, don't make things worse by going to HR or reporting this to the hireups. They don't work for you, they...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Documenting for someone else
    OP, any updates?
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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