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  1. The Nightingale Pledge - Still relevant today?
    I think that the Nightingale Pledge remains as an interesting piece of nursing history and should not be removed but it wouldn't hurt to have it updated either. As a future nursing educator I plan...
    May 12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. FNP vs NP vs CNS
    As many of us know the Psychiatric-Mental Health, Clinical Nurse Specialist (PMHCNS) credential has been retired and as traumaRUs alluded to many of the CNS certification exams are being retired. I...
    May 4
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Resume feedback Please:)
    As someone who reviews resumes I would say that your resume is better than many I have reviewed from potential job candidates. With that in mind I have some suggestions... Remove the objective...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  4. How to write 1 cover letter for 2 different units
    Here is my advice as a former ED nurse and now I work as an administrator/hiring manager (albeit its Psychiatric/Mental Health nursing).... Write two different letters. Each unit deserves a...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  5. Photo on your résumé?
    Its a resume not an or eHarmony profile. Leave the head shot off of your resume and if a position requires one then I would run in the other direction. !Chris :specs:
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  6. Dreading bedside report with The Interrogator
    To the OP, this particular behavior that you and the other users mention on this thread is passive aggressive and comes from a place of insecurity on the part of "The Interrogator". These individuals...
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Thank You email VS. personal hand written
    I think that a handwritten letter is the more traditional option and is certainly very impressive; however, these days an e-mail is perfectly acceptable because hiring decisions are often already...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  8. Black and Job Hunting
    Keep in mind that what I'm about to say is just my personal opinion, everyone is entitled to one and you don't have to agree with me but I just thought I would throw it out there. I agree 100%...
    Feb 15
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. MSN Nursing Education - Worth it?
    Congrats on your new position! I will be interested in seeing the responses of our peers. I am in a similar position (minus the new job in an academic position). I too want to teach but also desire...
    Nov 21, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  10. I lied...a story of how I outright LIED to patient's family. defines a lie as "a false statement with deliberate intent to deceive". You didn't lie my friend, you gave a dying patient's husband and her family a chance to say goodbye. They...
    Nov 19, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Male Nurse Hair Styles
    To the OP, during nursing school clinicals and job interviews I would wear it more conservative and avoid styling it into a faux-hawk so that potential employers and clinical instructors can focus on...
    Nov 11, '14
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  12. To lock or not to lock the rooms
    I would be extremely hesitant to have a policy that has the doors to patient's bedrooms be locked in order to force them to attend groups. I have seen physician orders at my facility (a pediatric...
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. Do Med Surg / Tele RNs still get hired into ER?
    I was hired in the float pool of a small community hospital and initially I was trained to float between the two Med/Surg. units I was told that I could eventually train for the ICU. I didn't really...
    Oct 28, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Student nurse saves family from Ebola
    I think that's a good idea. I wonder how we could get that started. Any ideas? !Chris :specs:
    Oct 4, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  15. Student nurse saves family from Ebola
    That is amazing. I have to admit that I can't imagine how she must have felt getting turned away from all of those hospitals and having to go home by yourself and try to save the lives of your family...
    Oct 4, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  16. Nursing School Oopsies
    I've done that too (not in nursing school but as a nurse). I've also dropped a glass PCA cartridge full of Dilaudid which smashed all over the floor, that was really fun to clean up while my...
    Aug 26, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. News in my neck of the woods
    I think one of the important things in this case was that this patient/inmate died because the guards refused to allow him out of the cell when the medical personnel on duty asked for him to be taken...
    Aug 19, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. Pain meds
    I haven't done Med/Surg. in a while but this is what I would have done (with the limited amount of information that we have about the situation) If the patient reported being nauseous and in pain...
    Aug 13, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  19. All Men Shift
    I am a nurse who also happens to be a male. I have worked with some great nurses and some nurses who I believe struggle with even the most basic forms of time managment, empathetic care,...
    Aug 13, '14
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  20. Sacred Heart University - Online MSN Programs
    Sorry I haven't been watching this thread or posting on Allnurses as much as I used to but I did see your post so I thought I would respond. To update you, I have enrolled in the MSN in Nursing...
    Aug 12, '14
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  21. Passed My ANCC Certification :)
    Congrats on passing your exam! I remember being so nervous when I took it and thinking that I was 100% positive that I had failed the exam and when the PASS showed up on the printout I was over the...
    Apr 17, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  22. Sacred Heart University - Online MSN Programs
    Does anyone go to Sacred Heart? Any feedback on the MSN program? !Chris :specs:
    Apr 17, '14
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  23. Sacred Heart University - Online MSN Programs
    Hello all, I'm looking at going back for my MSN in Nursing Education and I have been looking at a number of programs to see which will be the best fit for me at this time in my life. I'm looking for...
    Apr 8, '14
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  24. Charting disruptive patient behaviors: Are you objective?
    I really like AEB and although I haven't used it in my documentation (post-nursing school) but I am seriously considering it when I write my next note. !Chris :specs:
    Feb 17, '14
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  25. Charting disruptive patient behaviors: Are you objective?
    I work in a Psychiatric facility and our patients are identified as having certain "Risk Profile" behaviors which the physician checks off in the order set which include: SI (Suicidal Ideation), SIB...
    Feb 2, '14
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing