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  1. Charge nurse unnecessary comments
    Stay professional, look her calmly in the eye, and say "you are going to keep orienting me to this floor", and "there is no quota on questions when you are still adapting to a place." If it...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Some of Us Are Trying to Help You...
    Mrs. Boots, I think your spell checker is jinxing you! Aloud means out loud, sound; you want allowed as in permitted. I wouldn't ordinarily say anything, but if your checker lets that go through...
    Sep 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Health Assessment
    Get the Jarvis pocketbook, might also be called handbook. It is separate from the full textbook.
    Sep 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Silly random nursing thoughts, one sentence, NO JUDGMENTAL FOLKS ALLOWED
    You don't like needles? They have to pay me to play with them.
    Sep 27
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. I need advice.
    My high school had chemistry, biology, physics. Also algebra, statistics, calculus, elementary functions. They all made my college pre-reqs easier, college stats was a breeze. Also take Advanced...
    Sep 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. WHY OH WHY? Every year-------competencies!!!!!
    Same old, same old, we do them over and over. So, then why do some of my colleagues continue to do the little stuff wrong? I am so tired of hearing "no one ever said that was a policy!" :nono:
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. L'Shana Tova
    May the Creator bless you and keep you, and give you a wonderful year!
    Sep 24
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  8. First Test Tomorrow, Any Advice?
    Congrats on the good score! For next time, remember answers with "always" and "never" are rarely the correct ones.
    Sep 23
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. I would like to speak with a nurse asap
    True, which is why I warned that few offices actually hire nurses; and the interview questions would show that (no degree etc.)
    Sep 23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  10. Please stop! Little things that are just bad practice.
    Little things that are just bad practice. Like looping IV tubing back into itself (against our policy, and they went to great lengths to hand out caps to carry in pockets). And not even...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. I would like to speak with a nurse asap
    Ask your parents if they know a nurse. Call a local hospital, ask to speak with the nursing supervisor, and see if she will get you some names and numbers to call. Ask your school if there is a...
    Sep 22
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. If someone is caught plagiarizing, should they be failed on the spot or get a zero
    Keep your head down and see no evil? Not to my way of thinking. No, what the faculty do with another student as far as discipline is none of your/my business. But to close eyes and pretend that...
    Sep 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. My daughter passed the nclex
    Congratulations!
    Sep 22
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Confused Nursing Student
    If you like the one on one interaction, have you considered one of the related therapy fields? Physical or occupational therapy? My PT/OT lady works just with me during my appointments, and is...
    Sep 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. JUST a nurse
    wow, I have never felt that way. All professionals do routine tasks, engineers, architects, everyone. Autonomous or not, I have picked up on changes, caught stuff the MD missed, suggested...
    Sep 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Test anxiety
    These are a few things from Dr. Nolting's book Math Study Skills Workbook. TEST ANXIETY THE FIVE CAUSES OF TEST ANXIETY: Test anxiety is a learned behavior. The association...
    Sep 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. JUST a nurse
    My snark must have boojummed on me that night. :smokin:
    Sep 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Injured Nurse, Can I still teach?
    I am currently out of hospital with health issues, on FMLA.... but am still teaching as adjunct faculty one day a week. But our staff faculty all do clinicals. I with the PP, the bedside or...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  19. 34, Mom and a GED
    Let's keep it civil you two, no need for disrespect in either direction.
    Sep 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. You know you're tired when...
    I tried to unzip my coat so I could badge into my front door.
    Sep 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. A question of ethics
    Since the patient gave you the card, and told you to use his name, you are not breaching HIPAA by only using his name. Do not reveal any details about diagnosis or care, but he gave you permission...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Religion and nursing school
    Yes. Because God is always there, in church, in school, in your back pocket. He and I talk a lot, throughout the day. When the ones who demand "you must set aside so much time for prayer, reading,...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  23. Help me feel better about this - Full time 8 hour nights
    You really are still adjusting, and it takes a while. I've done nights for nearly 30 years; it is doable and none of my children have become ax murderers. Avoid the caffeine the last few hours of...
    Sep 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Hostility
    It happens... but my school the students really pull together and support each other. It isn't as though we grad e on a curve! No, it isn't universal in nursing, just like any workplace, some...
    Sep 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. 34, Mom and a GED
    Sent you a PM!
    Sep 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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