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  1. As a Nursing Student, Will I be Paying off Loans Forever?
    Nursing students can accumulate what seems like an insurmountable amounts of loans.......from student loans to car loans. They sometimes see big dollar signs in their sleep. Will they ever be able...
    Apr 17
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  2. 5 Types of Nursing You May Never Have Considered
    Registered nurses are, without a doubt, in some of the highest demand nationwide. As the need for professionals to fill these open positions continues to grow, there are a LOT of specialties that...
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. The Growing Number of Men in Nursing
    Picture the following scenario. You're waiting in a clinic room., and you've just been told the nurse will be in to see you shortly. Who walks in to take your vitals and ask you questions? A man?...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Patients Who Try to Keep You on THEIR Schedule
    You know how it is with some patients. They seem to have a built in alarm clock when it comes to their pain med schedule. And they want to make sure you keep to their schedule, and are not a minute...
    Apr 16
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  5. Lets go out, when I finish school....say 2017!
    Stress and a bit of overload are common for students. Putting off big decisions is common too. What have you put off for the sake of school? Something big like a move, a baby, buying a car? Or...
    Apr 15
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  6. Using the "Q" word
    Everyone knows that when you mention the "Q" word, all double toothpicks will break loose. And, we all know that there are some nurses that are just the magnet of bad things. Describe the nurse on...
    Apr 14
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  7. Student loans, ugh!
    Student loans are a way of life for many of us. And...with the cost of an education rising every year, it often takes years to pay them off. How many years are you planning to take to pay off your...
    Apr 11
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  8. Buffets in emesis basins?
    Ok, so what pieces of medical equipment have you seen nurses and staff use as eating receptacles? What are you to do when you have a potluck and no one brings utensils? Welll, imagination comes...
    Apr 10
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  9. Weight, why wait?
    Its hard to lose holiday weight - we all know that. What is your secret snack thats easy to take with you and keeps you full when lunch is just not happening?
    Apr 8
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  10. Sense of Entitlement
    We've all seen them......the people who think they should always come first, no matter what the circumstances. In the healthcare environment, we cannot always address the needs of patients in the...
    Apr 3
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  11. Wallpaper or scrubs?
    Lots of colorful scrubs nowadays. However, sometimes I think we've gone too far. Wallpaper or scrubs? Hmmm....what do you think?
    Apr 1
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  12. Overworked and Underpaid
    How many times has it happened to you? You work hard all shift trying to keep up with things. Your shift is just about ready to end when you get an admission or something else happens to ruin your...
    Mar 31
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  13. Are You a Nursing School Stalker?
    You know how it is. You've applied to several nursing schools. But you really want to get accepted to your dream school. You keep checking the mailbox and your email. You've even made several...
    Mar 27
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  14. Which seems longer, this shift or this winter?
    Snow, sub-zero temps, more snow, more cold! Who else is tired of winter? Will spring never come? Share your thoughts.
    Mar 25
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  15. Oh oh! Not again...
    Have you ever had this happen to you? Really bad GIB? A unit of PRBCs where the spike came loose? Ugh - we have all had this happen - tell us about your experience...
    Mar 24
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  16. What a story!
    Whew! The stories we could tell....what is one of YOUR best stories? Doesn't necessarily have to be funny. What patient or situation has impacted you as a nurse?
    Mar 21
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  17. Financial stress of your education
    When I was in school, I had to give up eating out as often as I liked. What material sacrifice have you made for your education? Did you have to get buy-in from your family?
    Mar 20
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  18. What do you fantasize about?
    We all occasionally fantasize about what we would do with a day completely to ourselves. Would it be a spa day, a day of shopping with a good friend or something completely different. What would...
    Mar 18
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  19. Congratulations, Patty!
    You are the winner of the iPad in the allnurses.com Nurses Rock Pot O' Gold Facebook contest. http://img.allnurses.com/gt/allnurses-contest-photo.jpg
    Mar 17
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  20. Nurses are Weight Lifters in Scrubs
    Who has time to go to the gym? Floor nurses get a work-out during their shift every day......running up and down the halls answering call lights, passing meds. And what about all the pounds they...
    Mar 17
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  21. How are you celebrating your acceptance?
    The all-important nursing school acceptance letter! Whether it comes by mail, email, or phone call, its always eagerly awaited. Tell us how you learned of your nursing school acceptance and how you...
    Mar 15
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  22. You Can Run But You Can't Hide
    Do you ever feel like running away on your days off...... to a faraway land.....where the hospital can't find you? You know how it goes. You have your day off planned, when the telephone rings. The...
    Mar 14
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  23. Getting Through Nursing School Takes a Village
    Studying for all your exams is hard work. It's not enough just to memorize facts, but you have to know how to apply those facts. Aren't you glad there are others who are struggling right along with...
    Mar 12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  24. Great Apps for Great Nurses
    Whether you are tech savvy or not, there is no denying that there are many great nursing apps you can download with just the tap of a screen. In fact, nursing apps are revolutionizing the nursing...
    Mar 12
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  25. You put that where????
    Wow - what a very true cliche! What have you seen put where it doesn't belong? What story did you get when you asked (with a straight face) "And how did XXX get there?"
    Mar 11
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series


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