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  1. Dreadlocks
    To answer the question of how Caucasian locks are formed, they are back-combed and twisted, and sometimes held together by product until they mature, or tighten - which usually takes a year or...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. Help! I look young!
    This!!! OP, I feel your frustration! On my next birthday I will celebrate 36 years of extraordinary life, but I am most often mistaken for 25, 22, even 20... Socially, this is not something you...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. Esme Needs Your Prayers
    Esme, My sincerest well wishes for your recovery. Love and white light to you and yours.... Rise above, as you do. xoxoxo
    Apr 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Want to be a nurse, just no butt wiping or other yucky stuff please
    An addendum: I can guarantee you, nurse aspirant who doesn't like yucky stuff, that some days you will wish butt wiping was all that was required of you. Just saying...
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. An Open Letter to a Former Nursing Professor
    This is lovely..... Thank you for sharing ☺️
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. I am an ER doc.  I wrote a short story about a girl having a seizure.
    I am looking forward to your book, as well.... Always hungry for a solid, behind-the-scenes healthcare narrative. Food for my minion soul... Thanks for sharing!
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Mispronunciations that drive you nuts
    Hyperbole and a Half: The Alot is Better Than You at Everything
    Mar 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I am the wife of a male student nurse and having trouble coping.
    I have some feedback... The first month in nursing school is ninety to nothing.... If I had to guess, your husband hasn't stuck to his schedule because he is getting a swift kick of reality, which...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  9. You might not want to read this...
    I have to share that you are my favorite kind of person. I think it says so much about people who clearly have an uphill battle, make the decision to move forward and accept the challenge, and make...
    Mar 9
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. On being an aid: a look back at my very first day of bedside care.
    Wannabe, I can't decide if you're trolling, but I did actually change personal information of the pts I saw nearly two years ago, in a location I did not disclose. I do hope you enjoyed my short,...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  11. On being an aid: a look back at my very first day of bedside care.
    I worked my first day by myself as a CNA two Fridays ago, in a local LTAC saturated with totals. I don't even know where to begin.... I showed up to work at 0545, ready to take on the day. My plan...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  12. Nurse residency programs?
    I know this is an old thread, but for those digging into the blog vault for guidance and/or information, I wanted to submit my two cents. I've just been hired on at a newly erected facility (built...
    Jan 8
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. your patients' coolest histories
    I don't have any patients to brag about, but I saw this and wanted to share my super cool connection.... My pawpaw played ball for Green Bay when the NFL was the AFL (during WWII) and my mawmaw...
    Nov 29, '14
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Sharing faith at work
    As a practicing buddhist in the south, where Catholicism is not only mainstream but intrinsic motivation for 99% of folks for all things, I have found it disconcerting to entertain any religious...
    Nov 28, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  15. Forensics and Law Enforcement
    I wanted to post while the experience is fresh... I just had the opportunity two days ago to attend an autopsy, <24H expired. It was my final clinical day, as I am still a student. It was...
    Nov 22, '14
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  16. The Weather is Changing
    Just landed a nurse residency position. I wake up every morning wanting to pinch myself...:x3: Of course, it's all contingent upon my graduation and passing the boards. I even drank half a bottle...
    Nov 12, '14
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  17. Working on a medcart redesign and would like some input - University of Cincinnati
    I don't know why I find this so amusing.... But it seems after all of your research that you would have discovered very early on that this technology is alive and well. The only way I could see any...
    Nov 12, '14
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  18. Shout out!
    Shout out to all the nurses pulling an extra hour on their shift tonight! You rock!
    Nov 1, '14
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  19. Phantoms of Nursing
    Taking issue with some feedback I've received from an instructor, who stated yesterday that she's never even heard of forensic nursing, and in so many words basically said I would get sick of SANE...
    Oct 16, '14
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  20. How I conquered the NCLEX-RN?
    Hate to sound like a troller, but this is actually the first NCLEX-related article that I didn't roll my eyes at. It's tough to be detailed and succinct in one fell swoop, and you've done it. Not...
    Oct 15, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Phantoms of Nursing
    Thank you, sirI.
    Oct 14, '14
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  22. Phantoms of Nursing
    Why is forensic nursing so elusive? I've been trying to do my own research on the subject, and this forum has a lot of vague information. What are the most legitimate accrediting bodies? I've...
    Oct 14, '14
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  23. Is Ochsner offering Baylor Shifts?
    Ooh, the intrigue! I am so curious now what has happened... I find that people either love Ochsner or hate it, with little go-between.
    Oct 12, '14
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  24. Is Ochsner offering Baylor Shifts?
    Baptist is prob paying more because they don't have auxiliary staff. Yesterday, a birdie told me they're running some research on that campus right now... :yes:
    Oct 11, '14
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  25. Doctor or Dockworker?
    I agree with PPs in that I believe foul language relaxes people you work with more than it doesn't. I think the greater concern is the attitude behind the sentiments. If they stem from a sh!tty...
    Oct 9, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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