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  1. Nursing Nightmares
    I frequently have dreams I am working. There will be a call bell going off, with a patient I can't find. I spend the whole night looking for the patient but can't find them, trying to answer the call...
    Jan 4, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Hearts and Entertainment
    Left a smile on my face! Thank you for the story.
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. That awkward moment when....
    LOL...I was at Walmart last week and after working two double shifts I pretty much reacted the same way! I also never found out what a code 100 was. Gonna have to ask them next time I am shopping......
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Backus Hospital
    What is a nurse residency program? I have heard the term prior but was wondering what it was? Do you have to be a new grad for a program like this? Thank you
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  5. The "Q" Word and Other Mysteries
    Nobody is allowed to say the "Q" word. If they even dare to do it, I will knock 2 times on anything wood, to make the bed mojo go away! Can anyone tell me way I must do the knock?? Had a mother...
    May 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. Keeping energy up during 12 shift without coffee
    Monster rehab drinks (cranberry is my favorite), one at 7AM and one at 5 pm. I work 14.5 hour shifts on Sat an Sun every weekend.
    May 17, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. LPN to RN using Chancellors
    I actually went to Tina Logan's workshop in PA. She was the best but from what I have heard she no longer is teaching :( I wouldnt really know who else to recommend with certainty.
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  8. Does nursing change you into an angry person?
    Well, I can only give you my thoughts... I also came from little and worked my way up. Started as a bedmaker (not sure they even have them anymore), then a CNA , to an LPN , onto an (ASN) RN, now...
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Help...Need to know where to go from here
    Okay, so I am in need of a little help (Well a lot of help). I am just finishing up my BSN in nursing and would love to become a family nurse practitioner. I would like to attend an online program...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Could someone of average IQ become an ADN nurse?
    Forget the IQ! It really doesn't matter what degree you have LPN, ASN, BSN, MSN, or even a DNP. Nursing demands a lot of common sense, hard work and dedication.
    Mar 14, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. LPN to RN using Chancellors
    Studygroup 101 sells notes for the exam of Ebay. I personally found them the most helpful. It's cheap 60 bucks for all the exams and can be downloaded right away. Please look them up on ebay
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  12. Does anyone know if MAINE accepts excelsior grads for RN
    On Excelsiors website it say's Maine has no additional requirements and they accept EC grads. I would call the Maine board of nursing to double check before starting the program. Maine I believe is a...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  13. LPN to RN using Chancellors
    I used Chancellors study guides three times for exams. Used it for the A&P exam and Microbiology during the ASN and the community focused exam for the BSN. I passed all the exams with a B. I liked...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  14. uconn, anybody?
    It all depends on which unit you are working for? I was part of the union when I worked for Uconn and the contract would say how much you will make. It was the 1199 healthcare union out of Hartford....
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  15. Hospital Bans Black Nurses From Caring for White Baby at Father's Request
    This was an awful situation created by an awful man. If I was the nurse manager working that unit, I would feel angry, confused and conflicted. I would have have wanted to protect my nurse from a...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
    Keep looking at the stuff and it will slowly come together. Two things you MUST know are how to set up a grid and your mnemonics. Set up a lab and fake patient in a spare area of your house and...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  17. Excelsior BSN students? =)
    Awesome work Tasha! I am currently a BSN student with Excelsior. I am taking the capstone and 2 of my last general core classes. I am expected to graduate in April/May of this year. I was an LPN for...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  18. new allnurses logo - feedback wanted
    Sorry to say it but I really don't like any of them. The current one is best. Please don't use any of these 3, come up with something else.
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Cool Facts
    LOL...I looked at my thumb and read the last line!
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. Common nicknames for hospital items.
    For #6 I have heard it called a tree thing, green O2 thing and a nipple nut all in the same facility. Nipple nut still makes me giggle!
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. Is there always that one nurse.....?
    I can remember one evening having to give report again to (that) one in a long term care facility. I got so annoyed from her constant interruptions and little remarks about every patient. How...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Excelsior ASN to BSN Program students only please
    Taking Excesior ASN-BSN program and would like a site for just the BSN students.I would like to discuss the degree reqiremnt, note taking skills, and classes. I am very happy for everyone that have...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  23. Low census. . .no work. . .
    Nerdtonurse about Pennywise picture: OMG! I totally thought the same thing and closed my eyes quick. I looked away to find the next page button. Hate clowns thanks to Steven King and that picture is...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. School nurse...and more!
    Brings back a ton of memories and made me smile at the same time. Thank you so much!
    May 2, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Anyone take the CPNE in Syracuse, NY?
    I took my CPNE there in Oct 2010 at Upstate University.
    Feb 21, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing

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