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  1. voice recorders
    I used the app "highlight" on my phone although the app "noteability" is great, too, because it'll pair the recording with your notes.
    Jul 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. No medical experience, can't work in NS, will I get a job?!
    I was 31 when I started my program, no medical experience and I also have 2 smaller children. I was hired before graduation. Btw, milk those management and leadership jobs for all they're worth on...
    Jul 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Trying to decide between accelerated BSN, entry-level MSN-NP, and ADN
    My employer uses hospitalists, and didn't bat an eye when I said my end game is to get an MSN or DNP. I told them I'm looking for "home" and that I hoped they would be that for me. I think they...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  4. Do the CNAs or RNs wipe rear ends
    Are you serious?
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Has anyone used the online schools for their nursing pre-reqs?
    Talk to the school where you plan on attending for nursing school. Any college with transferable credits should be acceptable, but it's up to the school you'll attend to give you the final green...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Documenting for someone else
    Mom calling your office: "I'm pregnant and my child's classmate has chicken pox. Did my son get that vaccine?" Person at your office who answers the phone: "I see here in your records he did get...
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Fall 2012 new nursing students roll call!!!
    We graduated 😊 I finished my BS in May and am working on a critical care unit now. It's kicking my butt but I love it!
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Trying to decide between accelerated BSN, entry-level MSN-NP, and ADN
    I never understood why someone with a prior bachelors degree and end game goal of masters would choose ADN. You've mentioned cost, but have you added up the amount of time? Where I am, there are...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  9. NCLEX RN to LPN
    Is that even possible? Not being cross when I ask, mind you. You completed requirements for RN, with education on the RN scope of practice. I'd contact your BON to see if it's possible. I'm also not...
    Jul 25
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Raw: Two Months After Graduation... One Month After Employment...
    Alice, I absolutely love your comment! And I do also feel the same way about my floor. I have moments when I ask, "what was I thinking?!" but then I just know... I wanted this enough to fight for it,...
    Jul 21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Raw: Two Months After Graduation... One Month After Employment...
    So much wisdom being shared here. Thank you!
    Jul 19
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Embarrassing moments
    Ewwwwww!!!!! Forgive me... What is a Groshong?
    Jul 19
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Raw: Two Months After Graduation... One Month After Employment...
    Thank you so much for your support and kind words, everyone. I went in with a lighter heart today, after getting this off my chest. Got to find a whole new level of appreciation for the...
    Jul 14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Embarrassing moments
    Alright newbies.... (And oldies, if you feel like sharing your faux pas....) I'm in need of some fantastic laughs. What kind of stupid things have you done so far? I had a discharge and...
    Jul 14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Raw: Two Months After Graduation... One Month After Employment...
    Jan, there is a reason why you are one of my very favorite AN'ers, and this right here is such a huge reason why. Thank you for this. I am holding back tears right this second just thinking about it....
    Jul 13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Raw: Two Months After Graduation... One Month After Employment...
    I watched that video in orientation thinking, "these people are crazy. I'm a ray of sunshine and hope! I am a positive person! I believe in myself and I am ready to learn and BE AWESOME!!!! I LOVE...
    Jul 13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Top 5 Do's Top 5 Dont's
    I just got this exact advice from a coworker. Very disappointing. I just don't understand a world like that, but I guess I need to prepare for it.
    Jul 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    I remember thinking the same exact thing about American Idol. Then I had my own kids and it's so hard! I'm completely incapable of telling them they aren't good at something. But I'm pretty adamant...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    I think the OP isn't justifying bullying in this way, but more saying that it's important to stop and reflect on what is being said and done that is so upsetting. I'm almost a month in on my first...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Top 5 Do's Top 5 Dont's
    I hope this thread gets big. 😊
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Advice to the Student Nurse
    I'll start this by saying that I agree with you - having real world experience as a volunteer or CNA or anything related is a way to get your foot in the door. A great one at that. The main reason...
    Jul 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. codependency
    I just want to offer you gentle hugs, love. For unsolicited (or perhaps it is solicited?) advice.... If your basic needs are not met, or you worry they will not be met, you will struggle to...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Theme song to your Nursing career?
    Avici, Wake Me Up All this time I was finding myself and I didn't know I was lost. ❤️ I experienced some significant personal life struggles during my program that made this song just resonate...
    Jul 6
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. What is your opinion of nursing and positive illusions?
    Oh, my...... Okay, so as a new grad, I will tell you that nursing school destroys all confident. I believe that it is the nature of it to humble you. If you walk into nursing school, and then...
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. "Dear Nurses: Please Forgive Me" : A Response
    Sometimes, I think knowing more about healthcare makes it even harder to watch loved ones go. My husband's grandmother died in November, and as I heard the details from her nurse, and watched the...
    Jul 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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