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  1. Girls? Boys? or Co-ed camps?
    Hi all, So after my fabulous summer camp experience last year I'm itching to get another camp nurse job. :) Unfortunately the place I worked last summer has already hired a nurse, so I'm looking...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  2. Ankle Injuries
    There's actually a smartphone app that has the Ottawa ankle rules on it. I wish I could remember which one is it is...But yeah. I second.
    Apr 7
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  3. MA resident with expired VA license...what to do?
    @Pixie.RN and everyone else: Just wanted to let you know that, yes, I called the VA board of nursing today and had all my questions answered. :) Thanks for reading.
    Feb 24
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  4. MA resident with expired VA license...what to do?
    Hi all, I have a unique little situation that I was hoping someone could help me with. I'll try calling the VA BORN tomorrow, but until then I was hoping someone here could have some insight. ...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  5. I am not a failure
    2 months away from graduating my MSN program to take my NP boards this summer I've decided to defer to next year. Our program has an option where we can take another year to complete our clinical...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. 10 camp lessons.
    Yep. It's no ICU, but you *do* work 24 hours a day. I remember one week when I barely slept because I had a girl with gastroenteritis stay the night one night, a kid with a panic attack sleep over...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  7. 2014 camp work thread
    Oh how I wish wish wish my childhood Girl Scout camps - Camp Near Wilderness and camp Yaiewano - were still in operation. :( I loved being a camp nurse this past summer at a different non-girl-scout...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  8. Contacting hospital employees
    I 2nd what a few people have said about how mailing out resumes is much less effective than it's been in the past. Usually you do end up going through HR at some point along the process, like it or...
    Jan 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Workplace Bullying-Nursing or 7th Grade?
    That's terrible. I'm so sorry that had to happen to you. I'm pretty ballsy now and have no problem asking someone point-blank and with simply a curious tone, "Why are you making fun of me?" or "why...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Am I crazy to plan a wedding going into my final MSN semester?
    Thanks for all the suggestions, everyone. we had ultimately decided last week to just wait until 2015. But then yesterday we found out his Mom has taken a turn for the worse. Now we don't know...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. ECG changes
    This is a nice refresher for me, thanks. But I 2nd the above poster. I understand the differences between potass and mag, but what do you mean by "432223=16 to double check you completely fill out...
    Jan 19
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Am I crazy to plan a wedding going into my final MSN semester?
    Hi NP's! :) I'm cross-posting from the breakroom (where I accidentally posted instead of here ) so I hope that's okay. Anyway I'm posting today with great excitement in my life. On New Years,...
    Jan 2
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Failed first semester by very small amount...
    True that. Where's HopefulRN23? Are you still out there? I hope you're feeling better.
    Dec 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. nursing isn't for everyone
    That's pretty much my story. Just replace "in college" with "newly graduated with my BA in Psych" and "Aunt" with "Dad". My Dad said to me when I had moved back home and quit a cruddy waitress job...
    Dec 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Falsify credentials
    I'm hoping that you, or someone you know, is in a situation where a card expired and this is something you're considering until you can get re-certified. However, if that's not the case, my first...
    Dec 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Finals time
    I'm taking Primary Care II and our program "helps" (theoretically) with finding preceptor placement, but most of us have to find our own. I too live in a very saturated area and am really nervous for...
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  17. First post-mortem today...
    I've been out of inpatient work for a couple of years now, but I can truly say that I've never had a death where I haven't gotten a little teary. And usually there is outright crying. Not...
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Failed first semester by very small amount...
    1. Nursing school is HARD. I got my BA from an Ivy league school and I maintain that I had a harder time with my 2-year nursing program that I ever did getting my BA. 2. I too agree with GrnTea. It...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Just need to put this out there. (venting)
    If it makes you feel any better, I used to work with a CNA who had a super bad attitude. She lasted all of 5 months at the job. The thing is, as flexible as you have to be with people who have bad...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Studying during break...
    Well, being that I'll be doing clinicals over break and taking my boards in 6 months (if all goes according to plan), *I* will most definitely be studying. But not during the week of Christmas. We...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Finals time
    I know the answer to that question, Renee. But I think you should teach yourself to think critically and not ask the allnurses community to do your homework for you. Best of luck with finals...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  22. Looking for Graduate Schools that do not require GRE for Psychiatric Mental Health Nu
    Don't know where you're living, but I think Regis College in Massachusetts doesn't require the GRE if you take 2 pre-requisite classes there before applying to their program and get at least B's in...
    Dec 7, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  23. Finals time
    Hey all, I know the majority of posts on this board seem to be about people looking for programs or preceptors, or what have you, but I just wanted to reach out the grad students who are in their...
    Dec 7, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  24. Anyone NOT work during NP program?
    I wasn't in school yet when I worked night. I had a tough time focusing on other tasks though during the day and -as an undergrad- knew a friend who quit the associate's program because he couldn't...
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. How old were you when you made the choice to become a NP?
    Finished my Bachelors of Psych at age 22. Finished my LPN program at age 24. Finished my AAS in nursing at age 25. I knew I was going to go for my NP as soon as I graduated with my AAS. I...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner


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