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  1. new grad RN, adn
    Try White Plains Hospital. ..they use the propaganda about "bsn only" for their magnet status dog and pony show, but when it comes to filling those dreaded night spots...wow! Magically "licensed"...
    Aug 27
    Forum: New York Nursing
  2. A calling to help others but give me a good paycheck
    If your using that analogy toward "dues" you should probably extrapolate to taxes as well...don't you think?
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Pass the NCLEX for Terrible Students
    Actually pretty good post. ..nclex "in reality" has nothing to do with nursing school...
    Aug 26
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. A calling to help others but give me a good paycheck
    I can tell one thing...union hospital. ..guaranteed wage increases and at least a modicum of worker protection. ..all the complaining about no raises is the reality in capitalism 101...of course your...
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. What's the BEST nursing shoes?
    New balance cross trainers
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. When should I start looking?
    And by the way...guess what the people that "waited" are doing now....waiting still!
    Aug 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. When should I start looking?
    Simple...ASAP!!! Do not listen to the "wait to apply.." hype/propaganda. ..I graduated in May with a job started the day after I graduated...BECAUSE...I started applying/getting my foot in the door...
    Aug 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. New grad s/p two days
    Take this with all relevant contexts: "RUN...."
    Aug 18
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. I'm not sure what I am feeling
    Be ready for anything....always think "self preservation" Remember-you are dealing with human beings...and most are stuck in some kind of an amalgam of sixth grade and pre-conventional...
    Aug 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Cheating? Girl tells me to get a study girl so I can cheat
    To quote Forrest Gump..."Stupid is that stupid does..."
    Aug 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Why can't we tell pts/families we're understaffed?
    Don't worry...the patients and families will let "you" know your under-staffed...besides...to adhere to a famous Einstein addage(paraphrased poorly-my apologies) Just do your job and shut up! Guess...
    Aug 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  12. Nurses, do you exercise?
    Walk 5-7 miles every day and box when I can...daily exercise is essential to my sanity whether I work as a nurse or not...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Nurse burnout-How do you handle it?
    I love the idea stated that you must look at it "shift by shift" Yes! This has worked for me since I started as a tech...also...each day is 24 hrs...its always "challenging" working with humans, so...
    Aug 9
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Proud to be in scrubs??
    I got into nursing for the scrubs!!!
    Aug 8
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  15. Just curious..what color is your stethoscope?
    Littmam -cardio3- bright red-love it!
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. There is no such thing as a dumb question. But seriously, there is.
    It's all perspective right? Some would say one plus one is eleven...obviously the OP's story was ridiculous if not frustrating...but what is more frustrating is when people don't seem to understand...
    Aug 3
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  17. Nicotine Test, No smoking policy
    Since I support our right to choose our own death...assisted suicide etc...etc...I guess I have no problem with people smoking...but please keep that poison away from me...I reserve the right to...
    Aug 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Is there a best practice for educating pro vaccination?
    Hmmmm....Science vs. Magic
    Aug 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Med/Surge
    Find all the nclex style med/surg questions you can stomach...and do them.
    Aug 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Progress notes
    I work in acute care-hospital...I always write a note with every interaction. ..the situation you are describing sounds sketchy.
    Aug 2
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. Employees that smoke
    Even as I whole heartedly support the right of each human being to choose their own time of death...obviously we are far behind many "enlightened" socities concerning the right to choose our own...
    Jul 31
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  22. On "dumbing down" résumés
    Reminds me of the movie "Idiocracy" seems like that as a society as a whole we are trending this way...beware pre-conventional morality...there is however something to be said for honing down a...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. redirecting to old threads
    Yes...I often wonder why certain people will take the time to tell you that they are "not" going to tell you anything! Perplexing!
    Jul 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Patient shoots Case Worker + Doctor who pulls out own weapon, prevents masacre
    As a gun owner who does not support the money/corporate interests and propaganda of the NRA I think you might reconsider your illusions...First off all "God" and "Gun free zone signs" have absolutely...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Bsn programs are harder than Adn
    So "challenging" is a better word than "hard" going back to the OP...as in. ..its quite a challenge budgeting time better spent actually doing things related to real world nursing vs....
    Jul 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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