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  1. Icu preceptorship - need advice!
    I start precepting in ICU in about two weeks and I am scared to death:) sorry I can't be more helpful though.
    Aug 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Senior Student!! Any Advice? Like precepting?
    Congrats OP on starting your senior year. I start my final semester Monday and have a crazy load also with precepting. Should be interesting. We can do!! There is a light at the end of the tunnel:)
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. nursing classes offered at night??
    Look into a community college. I am in a Nights/Weekends program at a community college in a near by state.
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. School Denied accreditation
    That's not necessarily true. I know managers who won't hire from certain school in our are because of the reputation of the program or because she has hired students from those schools before and the...
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Ideas for a thank you gift?
    I had a guy who took a bunch of call for me this past year and stayed late at work for me when I was supposed to work late. I found out what his favorite restaurant was and got him a gift card there...
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
    I'm sorry. I didn't realize the OP was talking about a specific post. I thought they were just talking about in general. Yes, sometimes people are attacking the OP. Sometimes they are sharing an...
    Aug 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
    I don't think people are necessarily responding with a personal attack against the OP. People come to this site for advice but they may not always like the advice that's given. That's not an attack,...
    Aug 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Keep my cell phone......or landline
    I hate mass text! I don't need to see the replies of 100 other people. Mass text drive me crazy!!
    Aug 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I feel I should not have failed this test
    And I'm sure there was probably a conversion table in those pages you had to read.
    Aug 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. I feel I should not have failed this test
    Was there a conversion list anywhere in your syllabus, paperwork, first day of class notes? What does the the book day? Ours has always been 2.5 cm per inch.
    Aug 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Calling it quits after 17 years....
    I'm sorry about the situation but congratulations on your sobriety!
    Aug 8
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. Is scrub role still a thing?
    The hospital I work for still hires scrubs.
    Aug 7
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. Coworker is Innappropriate
    If I went to my manager with a problem like this, her first response would be, "What did she say when you talked to her about it?" We have a chain if commanded we are required to follow at work...
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. No medical experience, can't work in NS, will I get a job?!
    Your work at clinicals and during your preceptorship can make a huge impression on nurse managers. They will get to see your work ethic and your skill set. Think of it as a semester long interview:)
    Aug 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Nursing School Makeup (clinicals)
    Congrats on starting nursing school! As for clinicals, yes, eyeliner is too heavy of a thing to wear. We (like a previous poster stated) were told our first day to wear light makeup only. The direct...
    Aug 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. What are you doing to relax??
    Me too! This past weekend I left the house once. Other than that, I stayed in my pajamas and read a book. It was glorious!!
    Aug 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Compression socks
    Thanks!!
    Aug 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Compression socks
    I am on my feet all day at work and am about to start wearing compression socks. What brands do you wear and how much compression (8-10, 15, 20) do they offer? Thanks guys!!
    Aug 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Worst semester ever!
    Thanks for the support guys. I know I'm not the only one who has a bad semester in Nursing School. I am loving my time of between semesters! It's nice to come home from work and take a nap!
    Aug 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Worst semester ever!
    Again, I never said that I hated nursing school. And I understand real life stress. Working in the OR can be highly stressful. It doesn't mean that I am having a mental breakdown or that I can't cope...
    Aug 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Don't Do This
    I would say "My name is so and so and I am a recent graduate of so and so nursing program. I precepted in so in so and so area and would like to talk to you about the job opening you have available"....
    Aug 3
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  22. Do you help other students out?
    Some I help and some I don't. The girl who sits in front of me and leaves after test, I don't help. I'm not giving her my lecture notes or any test hints that were given. If she wants that info, she...
    Aug 2
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  23. Worst semester ever!
    Again, I had a horrible stressful semester and I cried a few times. That doesn't mean I'm emotionally fragile. I live and work in the real world so I know how tough it is. You must have made it...
    Jul 31
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Shadowing in the OR
    We have people shadow after their initial interview. Other than that though, we don't let people shadow in our OR.
    Jul 30
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  25. Worst semester ever!
    I deal with my stress. It was just a rough semester. I work 40 plus hours a week and go to school. That would be stressful for anyone. Yes, I am burned out and that may make it more miserable, but I...
    Jul 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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