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  1. Keeping up nursing skills
    Hello fellow psych nurses, Although I do care for many MI patients with chronic health problems, it is not the meat and potatoes of my job. This is my first job as an RN and without any real...
    Jun 15
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. when to add cogentin/benadryl?
    Where I work all prn Haldol IMs come with 50mg of Benadryl. and Ativan as well. POs are different tho
    Apr 13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. Grand Canyon RN-BSN
    Has anyone used a tablet to successfully download the e-books onto? Its starting to get a bit tedious to do all of the required reading on a laptop. I would prefer not to spend the $400+ on an...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  4. Grand Canyon RN-BSN
    We did Leininger's cultural care theory & it have us a lot of info to go on. Any model that you can get a lot of info from will be good
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  5. SEEKING ADVICE: Single Moms - How did you pay for your nursing program?
    I just read that you have an infant. Wow! Personally I couldntve done it with a tiny one and done well. My daughter's in grade school so its quite different. But there are women who do it, more power...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. SEEKING ADVICE: Single Moms - How did you pay for your nursing program?
    First you need to consider if the price tag is going to be worth it. Theres programs out here in CA that cost as much as a house, no joke! i'm talking over 200k after considering all the books and...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. New grad eager for new psych position
    Congrats fgreen! I posted in your interview thread so i'm really happy to hear you got the position!! I was recommended to get the Psychiatric Nursing Made Easy book ($10 used on Amazon) and the...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. New grad eager for new psych position
    A whistle and upping my current exercise routine dually noted. Great tips!
    Mar 1
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. New grad eager for new psych position
    Thank you Davey Do! I've been doing a lot of fine combing through the psych threads to take notes on everything that I can. Thanks for the reply, you're one of those I was hoping would reply :up: ...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. Is Nursing Course Failure Always a Bad Thing?
    I failed my second nursing course clinical. Theory I was fine. I never gave more effort than required an eventually it caught up to me. I needed an attitude adjustment and the teacher at the time...
    Feb 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. I don't want to work in LTC... Will someone change my attitude?
    There's a couple of things that will change your attitude.... unemployment and un paid bills! I'm being completely honest. Once you graduate and see what things are really like for new grads, you...
    Feb 25
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Where should I buy my interview clothes?
    I was able to get a nice pair of black business slacks and a blazer at Target. The blazer was a bit pricey at $35 but it has a bit of stretch to it so I didn't need to tailor it in any way. I also...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  13. Ranting on the New Grads
    Congrats on your new job!
    Feb 25
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. New grad RN and home health/assisted living job offer. Take it?
    Take the job that is offered to you! Any money and RN experience is better than none at all. Good luck
    Feb 25
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. Just landed an interview in psych.
    I just had 2 interviews for psych just 2 weeks ago and I landed the position. I was asked no personality type questions at all Some of the questions I was asked included: -Describe a...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. New grad eager for new psych position
    Also if anyone knows any good phone apps or websites that may be helpful within the specialty, that would be great. After I'm in the swing of things (and have the $) I'd like to join APNA to keep...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. New grad eager for new psych position
    Hi everyone, I am a sort of new grad (summer 2013) who after a long search and unpaid bills has finally been able to land an RN job in psych. I applied back in October only to be immediately...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. Grand Canyon RN-BSN
    All GCU students now get ms office completely free, not just a trial. I downloaded it last week, such a lifesaver!
    Feb 15
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  19. 2nd Interview for Tele/Med Surg Floor!!
    Was the second interview different from your first?
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  20. HELP! NicuRN Moving to LA don't know which Job to take!
    I would go to CHLA! Its very highly respected and leaves room for other pediatric specialties in the future. Congratulations on the 2 offers, those are both amazing facilities. And good luck in...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. Certifications within First Year after Licensure
    BLS and ACLS at minimum. Nearly every new grad will have those listed on their resume. The NIH Stroke Scale is free and is good to have. And no ACLS you don't need an RN license, I took that 11...
    Jan 29
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Licensure Question
    I have to agree with The Commuter on this, Stay in Idaho and get some decent experience, if it is possible for you and your family. The cost of living is much higher in CA and it is going to be a...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Visitor filming during code
    The crummy thing about idiots with camera phones, is the attention that the media gives them. I think it's absolutely morbid to film situations where people are potentially in their last moments...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Don't People Have Bills To Pay?
    What I wouldn't give to land one of those given up jobs SMH
    Jan 29
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Is the "system" failing its New Grads???
    I agree, there are many reasons why the market is so rough for not just new grads, but seasoned nurses as well. No one can place blame on an 1 particular entity, but I will say that it makes me...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance


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