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  1. Left Nursing After 3 Months and Couldn't Be Happier!
    To RN In FL, I entered the profession with a clear heart and genuine love for taking care of people. To THIS DAY, I still take care of my family with the same love and care that I gave so many...
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Left Nursing After 3 Months and Couldn't Be Happier!
    Hi everyone, I'm posting a topic today to offer hope to those of you who may have been in my shoes at some point in time. Little history: I decided to go into nursing through a second...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. RNs: How much vacation time do you get?
    The facility I work at has employees accrue time off each pay period. We get 6 hours every two weeks which is equivalent to 1 day a month. So a total of twelve days a year. That's about four weeks in...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. nurse to patient ratio orthopaedic floor?
    5-6 pts per nurse. no cnas. no techs. no lvns. 1 charge. 1huc during days. no huc during nights. it's HARD work ALL the damn time.
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  5. SIDS Pediatric Code
    Amazing story of courage and hope. My hat goes off to you.
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Keep out!  Nurse Sleeping
    Love this so much!
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  7. How's your dating life?
    I also met my husband during nursing school as well as his military deployment several times throughout. It's not impossible to date and have a life during nursing school, just have to manage time...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Answers to "Which Dressing Should I Use"?
    Thank you! These resources are greatly appreciated! :)
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  9. Texas A&M Corpus Christi BSN Program
    Hi CISKA, I graduated from TAMUCC and took the HESI A2 entrance as well as the required HESI exit exam in order to graduate the program at the end (must have at least 850) and HESI course final...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. Obamacare and Nursing.. what do you think?
    Honestly, I'd be more concerned with all the hidden things that passed in that bill. Like increasing the death tax over 55% and mandating wills and assets greater than a certain amount be given to...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. Cheating in Pre-Reqs
    That's is great! I know what it's like living in a military household so I understand some of your frustration with classes, deadlines, everything. Anyways, really proud of you! You did the right...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. I just accepted an offer but I have another interview tomorrow
    Take the private hospital. I had a similar quandry but with medical surgical nursing. Do NOT mess with understaffing. It can make or break you and affects patient safety. Good luck and remember to...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  13. Postpartum pit
    Totally agree with you. They are over medicating, even though it may be necessary for specific patients. Maybe they need to come up with a scale to determine the risk level of each patient...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Accepted! Now what?
    1. Invest in some study guides in addition to your textbooks that focus on the exams that you will be required to take (HESI or ATI) etc. NCLEX study guides divided by system such as Saunders,...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  15. Nursing student 'food for thought'
    Haha! As one of my old professors used to say, "carbohydrates are brain food!"
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. SHOES... glorious shoes
    I actually wear closed toed crocs and they were a pretty penny but they are cleanable and very comfortable and last a while. I've experimented with name brand running shoes as well and those were...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. Nervous about NCLEX... ADVISE PLEASE
    There is an amazing NCLEX study website that helped me a lot before I took my board exams. Main Menu - NCLEX-RN 3500 - Institutional Version I would do 25 questions in review mode four to six...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Do I need 2 stethoscopes?
    I only have one stethascope and it has served me well and continues to do so. I don't really see a need to have a spare unless you work in an area or specialty where there is lots of commotion and...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Cheating in Pre-Reqs
    Definitely talk to the professor about it. I wouldn't confront her directly because she might be defensive or deny what's going on but for the fairness of the program and her future career as a nurse...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Passed HESI RN Exit Exam
    Great job! The exit HESI was not joke! Good luck on your NCLEX and happy nursing! :)
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  21. Grateful for male nurses!!
    I couldn't agree more. Male nurses are truly a God send and I am so thankful for their companionship, professionalism, and hard work that really helps balance out the unit and provide excellent...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  22. whos hiring?
    El Paso, TX is hiring all over the place for new graduates and experienced nurses. Bonus money is available to you as well. Cost of living in Texas is decent and low compared to other parts of the...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Another one for my journal
    Wow that is so sad, but tooo funny!
    Mar 28, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. My patient coded, and it's giving me nightmares!
    I am a nursing student and I remember the first patient who coded while I was there at the bedside. While it wasn't bloody it was repeating throughout the two days that I was on the floor. The first...
    Feb 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. RN jobs in El, Paso Texas
    Thank you Riburn3 and 2blessings for providing your insight! :)
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing

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