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  1. Overheard at the nurse's station
    9:20 pm by mindlor "any of ya'll have 8 pts on a busy med surge floor?" yes i do, it takes all of 1 minute to put a patient on the bedpan. it's called teamwork; while we have 8 pts the aid has...
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Giving Report...Please help.
    your report will come with time. when I first started I went through the systems (cardio, resp, GI etc) any psychosocial, then what ever you missed. once you become more experienced your report will...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Why do Doctors think they are................God!!
    A co-worker of mine got yelled at for calling the on-call dr because of a high blood pressure. The Pt's blood pressure was 200's/100's; the Dr's response: why in god's name would anyone check a blood...
    Sep 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Please help me figure out what happened to my pt
    We aren't talking about break issues; you asked what happened to your patient and we are simply giving an answer. The extended breaks could have been what happened to your patient. its not a matter...
    Aug 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Please help me figure out what happened to my pt
    no offense but a 2 hour break to sleep on a night shift in my opinion is unsafe. Sleep before you come to work, only you truly know your patients and a covering nurse might not notice a change....
    Aug 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Too young to be a nurse??
    I went to school right out of high school and graduated with my BSN @ 20. I had my first job by 21. There are always few who have issues with age differences but not bad overall. You're smart going...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. What is the maximum number of patients per nurse?
    I'm on a 38 bed general medicine floor day shift RNs have 4-5 patients with 5 aids on the floor, same for evenings night shift RNs have 6-7 patients with 3-4 aids on the floor, we never have more...
    Aug 26, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. New Grad RN Positions
    I went to school up in boston and was determined to stay there! but the job market had other plans. I grew up in RI so i started putting my applications in through lifespan, its RI hospital, miriam...
    Mar 2, '10
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  9. what to take nursing or pharmacy??
    Nursing! no question! theres always something to do in the field and I feel like it would be so much more rewarding :) the money might not be as good but the experince and gratidude will be well...
    Jan 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. MCPHS Worcester, anyone attend??
    i didn’t attend mcp in worcester but i went in boston and graduated in may of 2009. i wouldn’t recommend their program, but i hear the other campuses are much more organized so it could be an...
    Jan 18, '10
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  11. any H1N1 on your floor yet?
    I work on a 32 bed gen med floor in boston and we've had multiple cases over the past few months. These people get really sick, I'm just waiting for our vaccines to arrive! (we were all required to...
    Oct 30, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. doctors office
    I have an interview at a pedi office next week? This is my first interview for an RN position and I will be interviewing with the Dr himself. any advice? what questions should I ask? What...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. MassCollegePharmacy-accelerated BSN
    Which campus are you applying to for MCP? if its the boston campus I'd say to try and get in at MGH. I dont know too much about the other 2 campuses but i go to boston and its really new and there...
    Mar 20, '09
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  14. Hiring Freeze and New Grad
    I graduate in May and I go to school in boston, is there any hope of landing a hospital job? The economy is terrible and i hear a lot of the hospitals arent hiring new grads. any advice?
    Feb 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Do friends outside of nursing school give you a hard time?
    yes i know exactly where you are coming from. I find it very hard to relate to others who are not currently in my program. I am in a 33 month accellerated program so its even faster than most. You...
    Jan 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. MCPHS Spring 2009
    I just want to second what was said about the MCPHS School of Nursing (Boston) I would not recommend this program to anyone. I hear the Worchester and Manchester campuses are much better so good...
    Jan 8, '09
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing

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