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  1. Bragging Rights?
    Ok, so maybe "bragging" is an exaggeration.......Need your opinions. My BIGGEST pet peeve is when nurses continuously pat themselves on the back (kind of like being a know-it-all ALL the time) and go...
    Aug 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Reassurance Needed!
    I came off nightshift this morning and ended up in my car in tears. Not because I did anything wrong with my patients, but I admit I gave a basic report this morning and was put down for it by a more...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. How many times have you cried???
    I have been a nurse for 10 months and although my crying has decreased I still do it. It is just who I am!!!! I have never cried in front of a family or a patient, but I have cried in the med room or...
    May 16, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. ...am I supposed to know everything?
    Questions, questions, and more questions!!! Do not try memorizing new material, just keep doing questions. I stopped doing questions 1 week before I took the NCLEX so I could have a clear mind going...
    Apr 20, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. 6 months and feeling down:(
    HI all...I have been a nurse 6 months now. I guess I should be able to say I feel great at this point, but like everyone in their first year in nursing (and with many years in nursing) I have my good...
    Jan 30, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. I'm done too
    So what you are saying is the panic attacks before going to work actually do stop???!!!! Congrats :yeah:!!!! You have given me hope to keep climbing up that mountain that is the first year of...
    Jan 5, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Full Circle, my First Year of Nursing
    So what you are saying is the panic attacks before going to work actually do stop???!!!! Congrats :yeah:!!!! You have given me hope to keep climbing up that mountain that is the first year of...
    Jan 5, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Confidence?
    Hi all.....I need some help. I recently came off of orientation and besides the regualr panic attacks I have before going to work in the morning about what type of patient I am going to get :), once...
    Oct 26, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Why is the first year like a prison sentence?
    I know EXACTLY how you are feeling...I feel incompetent at the start of every work day...I have the sick "I REALLY don't work to go to work tomorrow/today" feeling in my stomach (all the time it...
    Oct 15, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Is it normal to panic?
    You described exactly what I am feeling. I have this week left on orientation and then I am on my own next week. I am freaking out!!!! It has started to consume me so much that my preceptor asked me...
    Oct 2, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Extended Orientation
    Hi all...has anyone out there been told they may need more time on orientation before being on their own? I have and although I know it is a good thing my preceptor and my manager care that much to...
    Aug 29, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. constructive criticism?
    First of all, thanks to Daytonite. Your words are very encouraging. At the end of everyday it seems like the bad things my preceptor has to say is about time management, getting things done in a...
    Aug 26, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Depressed, confused, lost, and not sure if i should even be a nurse! :(
    [quote=oldiebutgoodie;2358424]To the OP---no wonder you are miserable! 10 patients is UNSAFE and INSANE. What is up with that hospital? I work a med-surg floor, and have 4 to 6 patients. We only get...
    Aug 26, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. NCLEX-Feeling like I failed
    I PASSED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I COULDN'T EVEN BELIEVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I AM SO RELIEVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THANKS everyone for your support....
    Aug 25, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. NCLEX-Feeling like I failed
    Thanks all for your support!!!!! I feel like I have shed enough tears for today so I am going to get myself together and go shopping........I will stay positive and let you know how it works out:) I...
    Aug 21, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. NCLEX-Feeling like I failed
    HELP!!!! I took the NCLEX this morning and was there for an hour and twnety minutes, had 75 questions and it shut off. I wanted it to keep going because I was very unsure of how I did!!!!! I feel...
    Aug 21, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Depressed, confused, lost, and not sure if i should even be a nurse! :(
    It is nice to hear that it is ok to change jobs within your first 2 years. I am in my 5th week of orientation and I do like it, but I find myself questioning my abilities. My preceptor is constantly...
    Aug 17, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. did you ever think it would be like this?
    Thank you, your words are very inspiring
    Jul 29, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. did you ever think it would be like this?
    I feel your pain and I haven't even been on the floor that much yet!!!! My first full day with a preceptor is this week and I am SCARED TO DEATH. I feel like I don't know a thing and finally I am...
    Jul 29, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Let's introduce ourselves...
    Hi Jenny!!! I recently started on a pediatric cardiac unit...so far a lot of classroom stuff, but like you said it is probably for the best! I am so nervous to begin on the floor (this week), but...
    Jul 29, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. why do nurses eat thier young
    SERIOUSLY!!!! I am so happy that other new nurses are sticking together:spin:. I recently started my job and although I have not spent much time on my floor due to required classes, during the time I...
    Jul 29, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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