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  1. Sometimes it hits you...
    Nurses like you are the reason I've always wanted to be a nurse and now finally in school chasing my dream. Your story brought me tears. Thank you for being you :)
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  2. Energy drinks and teens coming to ER with chest pain
    Someone I went to school with who was a sports star and then went on to be a high school coach died because he drank a couple of Red Bulls before a marathon. He died from a major heart attack. I...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. No Nursing Shortage At The Present Time
    I'm none of these things, I know the slim chance of finding a job once I graduate. I just want to be a nurse and have wanted this for a very long time. There is just a job shortage. It really...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. No Nursing Shortage At The Present Time
    Me too! But I've wanted this for so long, I will do it anyway. There is a job shortage everwhere and not just in nursing. I think there is a nursing shortage I just don't think hospitals and...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Why are Nurses so mean to each other?
    That's exactly why I'm careful what I post on here and I haven't posted as often as I like. I once read a post where this person was at a really low point in her career and she was feeling like...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. The Wisest Thing I've Ever Heard on Allnurses ...
    I passed my CNA skills test by watching the videos on Youtube. A fellow classmate of mine failed, I sent him the link to the videos and he studied them like I advised and he passed at his next...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Anyone NOT feel like they got hit by a truck?
    I feel the same as you. Been working at this place for 2 months. When I was hired they said a typical patient load is 10 and on occasion 15. Well since I started I have 17-20 patients every...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Searching for 1st travel assignment (AMN not my fave)
    Ultimate List Of Travel Companies And Their Benefits!
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. How would deal with these type of CNAs?
    I'm a CNA at a long term care facility and none of my nurses do what you do. They don't change a bed, they tell us to do it when they are done. Your CNA's should appreciate that you do that much! ...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Why? Why do people act like that?
    I'm experiencing some of the same where I just started working only 3 weeks ago. The sad part is no matter where you work there will always be people like you discribed. My biggest issue lately was...
    Jul 9, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Nursing is slavery Period!!!
    With your experience you could go into travel nursing, probably would work your butt off there too but at least you get to see and go places that may make up for it. Plus you get to work out your...
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. What if I can't do it???
    I feel exactly as you do, being 34 and starting all over. So a few weeks back I posted something similar to this. Here is the link. ...
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Peds is NOT easy!
    I spoke to an RN yesterday who said she did her clinicals while in school at a PEDS burn ward, 34 years ago. She said that to this day she still remembers the screams of a little girl when they went...
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  14. Info on agencies.....
    I found this web site in my search on agencies. I am a nursing student who would like to travel one day. Its a list of agencies and what they offer. Hope this is helpful..... ...
    Apr 7, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Peds is NOT easy!
    You just explained my life in your post. I have a 14 year old with type 1 diabetes. She's had it since she was 4. Now I am a nursing student but want to get into Peds not because of the reasons...
    Apr 7, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  16. California new grad RN planning to work in Australia
    Yes I was wondering the same, I am just beginning nursing school but want to travel after a few years and would love to hear your experience!
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  17. Just put an end my misery if...
    ME TOO!!
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Terrified about starting school late in life...
    Thanks to all of you super women!! You're all an inspiration. I'm so excited to start. I will not let other people's negativity undermine what I am doing to better myself and my family.
    Mar 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. First day of CNA clinical - Elder abuse?
    WOW!! Everything the OP stated is everything our CNA instructor told us not to do and warned us about from other CNA's. I really don't think she was making fun of the other CNA's accent, I believe...
    Mar 18, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Terrified about starting school late in life...
    Thanks to you both, even though you know your not the only one in a situation but at the time you feel that way. Its nice to know other people who are or were in similar situations. I know nursing...
    Mar 17, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Terrified about starting school late in life...
    I am 34 years old and after having marriage and children first instead of school I am now finally going back to school. I have wanted to go back for nursing for almost 10 years, I worked for years...
    Mar 17, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. travel nursing not taking spouse.
    Does anyone work as a travel nurse but does not take their spouse with them? How does it work for you?
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. CNA work
    I agree. I worked with the developmentally disabled for 8 years taking care of them in their homes and I found it very rewarding. But I got those exact words a lot from other people. I am now...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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