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  1. When you actually ''save'' a life
    What an opportunity to be able to see that person go from dying to alive and progressing. I remember quite vividly the last time I did chest compressions during a code which happened to be on an...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. June 2013 Top 8 Captions - Select Winning Caption
    Maybe next time your submission will be up there! I found it difficult to choose an option that really fit the image, but I chose the "online" one since I have experience with that. :P
    Jun 22, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  3. Is becoming a NP worth it?
    Psych NP does not sound too bad provided one does not have to deal with too much hassle from insurance providers. I say this as a new RN starting out in psych. Also, I think it's admirable that...
    Jun 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Houston New Grads Beware of St. Luke's
    Your experience and your outlook on the situation are very inspiring. I wish you the best, and I hope all goes well with your very-soon-to-be-here baby if he/she is not already here.
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  5. New Grad Pay in Texas?
    Thank you to everyone who has contributed information. I was perusing this post because I am in the process of applying to a job as a new graduate and part of the application required me to put in...
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  6. How long is your shift?
    This really frustrated me when I started out working as CNA. How can you be expected to take care of someone when you haven't had time to nourish and relax your body?
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  7. male nurses with beards
    Glad to know it's not an issue. :) I was just reading through a hospital's student nurse guidelines and found an area that said "among other things, beards, sideburns below the earlobes, untrimmed...
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  8. A "chick's" perspective on Men in Nursing
    I have to agree with these two. Being a male among a sea of females doesn't mean you should think like a neanderthal (i.e. sex, power, authority). I hope the majority of male nurses and male...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  9. Male Nurses that lift weights and stay fit
    On top of you staying in shape, it will also be a great stress reliever from school! :D
    Jul 11, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  10. How to NOT gain weight in Nursing School??
    I would absolutely love to bike to school! :D It would be approximately a 32-minute/6.1 mile ride for me. All I need is the actual bike. :lol2:
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Tell Me About Your Study Space.
    My current study space is the dining room table :sniff:. It isn't all that bad except for the hanging of my head while reading my texts (even with a binder to prop up the book) and the stiff chair. ...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Getting overpaid. Should I tell payroll?
    Glad to hear your'e going to do the ethical thing. It may sting but it shouldn't very much as that was not your money in the first place. :coollook:
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Male Nurses that lift weights and stay fit
    Some of these posts are quite inspiring on staying in shape. I like to get out on a long walk/short run with my son who is 15 months. I've also started weight training 3 times a week. A bike...
    May 29, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  14. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    Haha that is disgusting!
    May 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. Ages of male nursing students?
    I'm 21 and start my ADN program in the Fall. I'm taking pharmacology in June to make things easier during the program. :dance:
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  16. A "chick's" perspective on Men in Nursing
    As if being a nurse itself wasn't enough...I'll gladly take on these extra "challenges". ;)
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  17. A "chick's" perspective on Men in Nursing
    As if being a nurse itself wasn't enough...I'll gladly take on these extra challenges. ;)
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  18. Hate my job, discouraged and sore!
    Oh I so understand where you're coming from! Each aide where I work usually has 20 patients to look out for with some being total assists and others just plain heavy. When I get home, after an...
    May 7, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Acceptable Mens Hair Styles
    All naysayers still have not addressed the fact that a competent nurse can wear cornrows. Yes you have your opinions, that's great. However, hairstyle doesn't dictate one's personality, skills,...
    May 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Acceptable Mens Hair Styles
    That's quite an opinion you have there! :lol2:
    May 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Fearful, excited, and nervous about starting nursing school need some advice.
    I really like this idea! :up: I'm going to keep this in the back of my mind throughout school, especially during those stressful moments.
    May 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. You know you are a Nursing student when...
    Doing that during a shower was tough for me. :o
    May 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Acceptable Mens Hair Styles
    I couldn't imagine that corn rows would be an issue on a nurse. The hair would not interfere when interacting with pts and it certainly would never even touch the pt. :)
    May 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. You know you are a Nursing student when...
    I'm going to be making some arrangements in my current study area so it becomes a true study area. :D
    Apr 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Lonestar 2011 ADN Hopefuls
    Broken link. :eek:
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing


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