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  1. indecisive on becoming a registered nurse
    Nope I'm in a more northern state on the East Coast
    Oct 21
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. How to study questions using kaplan?
    That's what I did ;)
    Oct 21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. After 3 weeks.....
    Wow...I hope everything works out. Sleazy surgeon..Probably not that uncommon because many are bigoted. ((HUGS))
    Oct 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. First Year Nursing Student Seeking Advice
    Check out the nursing student forum. You should expect to work hard in the next couple years. You may find that what you envision as your specialty may change with exposure to other fields. P.S....
    Oct 20
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  5. How to study questions using kaplan?
    Your scores are good. The PDA book is a good choice. You know how you learn best, so as long as you are managing your time effectively and still have time before NCLEX keep on going.
    Oct 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Terrified Mortified Petrified Stupefied
    Hi Terra, Hopefully you will feel less intimidated by the time you graduate and one day YOU will be able to juggle a full assignment just like that nurse. Nursing is a huge learning curve and it...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. What should I be doing?
    Hi Ashley, Now is the time to network at your clinical sites and with your clinical instructors. If you can get a job as a CNA, especially in a hospital, it will serve you well. Some managers like...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Most common Adult surgeries
    My surgical unit commonly sees Appendectomies Cholecystectomies ORIFs Hip nailings Hip replacements Exploratory laparotomies Small bowel resections Breast reductions
    Oct 19
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. awful pt assignment or the norm?
    To answer your original question: awful patient assignment.
    Oct 19
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  10. Interview for Ortho Unit this week
    Big things in ortho: pain management and mobility/ambulation
    Oct 19
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  11. indecisive on becoming a registered nurse
    Some people say "nursing is the most difficult job you'll ever love." nursing is a tough job; physically, emotionally, and psychologically difficult. There are rewarding times too. If you work in a...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. Who to Blame When You Get Ebola:  A CDC Guide for Healthcare Workers
    Hilarious! http://i645.photobucket.com/albums/uu174/happyhospitalist/CDCExplainsWhoToBlameForGettingEbola6_zps1fc18595.jpg Found this on a website... ...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  13. I only held his hand
    That was really moving! It's the little things that count...these moments keep us sane when we sometimes wonder why we keep doing what we do.
    Oct 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Student Worker: Nursing Home
    Is this an advertised position? It should have a job title...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  15. Advice for new preceptor please
    Thanks NBC, that was helpful. Anyone else?
    Oct 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Advice for new preceptor please
    Bump....
    Oct 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How to explain reasons for leaving?
    Is the first job in addition to all the things you mentioned also far from your house? Reduced travel time can be a "safe" excuse. Otherwise, you'll have to think of a generic fit all excuse that...
    Oct 12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Advice for new preceptor please
    I've been an RN for almost 2 years. 1 year on my current unit. I'm currently precepting for the first time. I'm precepting a nursing student doing her senior preceptorship for 160+ hours. I hope I'm...
    Oct 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. "Two-yearitis"
    I will be approaching the two year mark in a couple months. While I do favor the increased confidence and knowhow I still have plenty to learn. And I know I was asked to precept a nursing student...
    Oct 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Med-Surg and leaving at 7:30
    Is it possible? Even if I'm all ready to go at 6pm, something always happens between then and 7pm. 5-7 - when stuff happens. Maybe if I stop taking a lunch break, I can get out on time. Today it...
    Oct 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Will the Texas ED RN become a scapegoat in the Ebola patient discharge?
    When I first heard the report on NPR I said to myself "of course they blamed the nurse."
    Oct 4
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. How to diffuse a situation involving dissatisfied/angry patients
    I echo Esme's post. Let them know that you understand their concern and ask them what they would like you to do to fix the situation. Usually they have a clear expectation that is not difficult to...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. The culture of AN
    Oh I didn't mean the current report button feature. I meant the proposed one in the original post that was in addition to the current report button, which now seems obsolete. Glad to hear GrnTea is...
    Sep 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. The culture of AN
    Ahh thank you. I believe you're right.
    Sep 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Oncology ICU
    I'm pretty sure Hopkins has a surgical ICU focused on oncology patients. I think it's called the WICU. The W is the first letter of the last name of one of their donors.
    Sep 29
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing


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