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  1. Pearsonvue "Trick".  Is this TRUE?  Does it Work Every Time??
    It works. Passed after 75 questions.
    Jun 19, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Tell me if this is the norm in your er!
    Funny.....the people most qualified and most experienced to suture in my ER are the medics. I would trust them with my life.
    Jul 12, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. ED nurse with herniated disk needs advice in changing career...
    What about advice nursing? I work in a fast paced clinic with some amazing RNs who act as advice nurses, many of whom are old (not age wise..you know what I mean) ER nurses. As for me...I am going...
    Jan 16, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. What's the best "starter" Stethoscope
    ULTRASCOPE!!!!! It is sooo much better than a Littmann (in my opinion) and I am hard of hearing at times...lol (older age). Plus it has a LIFETIME warranty...seriously. Every couple of years, I...
    Jan 16, '09
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. Sooo tired of patients complaining about foreign nurses' accents....
    So true. I know when I am in the patient role, I want to be able to understand my providers and I want to feel confident that we are all on the same page. Words mean different things in different...
    Jan 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Seriously?!
    Not to toot my own horn, or at least terribly bad, but I am a pretty damn good nurse. I have worked as an LPN for the last 6 years. My experience includes Med/Surg, Ortho, Urgent care, and for the...
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  7. ER nurses wear "biggirl panties"
    AMEN!!! God love us pit nurses!!! And we wouldn't dream of doing anything else!! I jump into my big girl panties, not one leg at a time, but both!!
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Help Please!!
    LOL...that is funny.
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Rules for the ER (long)
    Got one to add: If you are going to fake a seizure...do it right....seriously at least pee in your pants and don't get caught casually lying down before you start convulsing. It's embarrassing...and...
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    True story: They call her BG for Baby Girl. :icon_roll
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Help Please!!
    Too funny!!! I wonder how many will say, "I will NOT go down there!" Not many can tolerate the pit like we can.
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. What in the world? Your thoughts please?
    I agree. Take it from someone who has been there......you do not want to be their change agent. For anyone, this role sucks and you end up being miserable. Grown folks don't usually change unless...
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Murphy's nurses laws
    ROFLMAO!!!! :chuckle Too freakin funny and true!!! I am so guilty of doing the happy dances.
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Help Please!!
    Sounds like you are very disgruntled. Seriously, come work with some of us in the ER. We are always looking for good help, but remember you will have to tend to more than 2 pts of all different...
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Help Please!!
    Can't help but add my 2 cents. Change is hard for everyone and to top it all off, it has always seemed that nurses in specialty areas always seem the worse to budge and do things differently (myself...
    Jan 10, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Going to RN school!!!
    Just got accepted to Hopkinsville's nursing bridge progam. I start in Jan and am really nervous and excited. My prtoblem is books are sooo expensive and HCC has their own weird way of running...
    Dec 26, '08
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  17. Going to RN school!!!
    Just got accepted to Hopkinsville's nursing bridge progam. I start in Jan and am really nervous and excited. My prtoblem is books are sooo expensive and HCC has their own weird way of running...
    Dec 26, '08
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  18. Who is clogging up our ER's???
    One more thing for the night as I am sure I have already ****** sme people off. THANK THE LORD FOR EMTALA!! ERs that actually use it rather than ignore it do ask for people to pay their co-pay...
    Oct 26, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Who is clogging up our ER's???
    I agree with Vito in above post. It seems as though you are the one assuming race, therfore showing your racism. Many white girls and black or whatever other race YOU may be thinking of have braids...
    Oct 26, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Who is clogging up our ER's???
    The dollar store sells pregnancy tests for $1. Just about every town also has pregnancy resource centers where you can get a FREE pregnancy test plus help if you are pregnant. Also.....most people...
    Oct 26, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Ever been shocked during a code?
    Not during a code, but I was asked to start an IV on a pt whose internal defibrillator kept misfiring and after I got access to the vein and was withdrawing the needle, his defibrillator went off and...
    Oct 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Who is clogging up our ER's???
    It is not the uninsured people that are clogging the ERs, it is everyone who runs to an ER for stupid complaints. No one seems to have any common sense any more (insured or not). A runny nose is...
    Oct 23, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Parents as Scholars or Aspire ???
    I used that program when I was in school for LPN. It was amazing!!! I had two small children and was married, and still got help. I would not be where I am today if it weren't for that program!!
    Oct 9, '08
    Forum: Maine Nursing
  24. new (well old person) nurse from kentucky
    TYHank you!!! jobsinme.com is an awesome website. I feel confident now in leaving TN!!!!:yeah:
    Oct 9, '08
    Forum: Maine Nursing
  25. LPN Petition to Take RN Boards
    AMEN!!!!!!!! Could not have said it better myself.:yeah:
    Oct 9, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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