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  1. Is it crazy to want to quit my job after 2 days???
    3 days for a new grad or for anyone is not enough!:uhoh3:
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Administerring 5-fu at home, urgent advice needed
    When I worked at a home health agency, it was rare, but every once in awhile we would have a orders to d/c 5fu but not to set up. Not sure if you need to be certified or not, but when my manager...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Happening again
    I worked home health for a year and got tired of seeing patients all day and charting all night! I enjoy hard work, but this was overkill. I had no family time and was always trying to dig out of...
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Got the Job!!! (Health Dept.)
    Congrats! I've been at the health department since October last year and love it. I work with the Nurse Family Partnership. I work with low income, first time mothers from pregnancy until their...
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  5. Funny joke/story: The Psychiatrist &The Proctologist
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. Need black out shades. What kind?
    When I worked nights I bought roman shades in a chocolate from Lowe's. They work great! Nice and dark during the day!:zzzzz
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. Fellow L&D nurses...a good laugh for you!
    Love this! :lol2:
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. What 2 do if u r called to a man down?
    I agree with this. You must make sure that the officers have given you clearance. At times inmates "play games" and are not really in distress, they have been known to fake,:rolleyes: so be careful...
    Nov 22, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  9. Grey's Anatomy? Scrubs too?
    I don't watch the show, but the scrubs are great They look good and are comfy!:cool:
    Nov 22, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. Nurses eat their Young
    Nov 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. lvn = physical therapist assistant?
    No, a physical therapist assistant has graduated from a specialized 2 year PT program. I was a PTA prior to pursuing my RN.
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. Reporting child abuse
    You did the right thing, we as nurses are under obligation to report abuse.
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. Nurse Family Partnership job
    Sorry to here that! I did not get the first public health job I applied for either but after I gained another year of experience, I was hired for this one. Good Luck to you, chin up, something will...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  14. Nurse Family Partnership job
    Thanks, and good luck to you!
    Oct 24, '11
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  15. Corrections and wearing skirts
    Where I used to work we had prison issued scrubs. They were loose fitting tops and pants. No skirts. I wouldn't feel comfortable in a skirt. You already get stared at anyways, being one of the few...
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  16. unpaid oncall??
    We get paid to take call but I would rather not have to be on call. The amount isn't worth the worry of being called out and lack of sleep!
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. Home health and hospice companies
    I work for a home health and hospice and I'm the home health admissions nurse. We take call once a week for both hh and hospice. I'm on call now! Please nobody die tonight, I'm sleepy!
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Nurse Family Partnership job
    I will start my new position on Oct 31! I'm very excited!
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  19. Patients' "home remedies"? What have you seen
    I've had 2 patients in the past that let their dogs lick their wounds:barf02:....funny now that I think about it they both ended up with amputations! I tried my best to educate them that this is not...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. ECU College of Nursing receives nationwide award for way it teaches students
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  21. helppp, i think i hate nursing
    Acute care isn't for everybody and thats ok. There are many other areas of nursing that are less stressful. Good luck whichever route you choose!
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I got the bedbugs from my patient.
    I'm so sorry! I'm itching just thinking about it!:no:
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. To stay put or move on?
    Hey everybody, what do you all think? I'm working for a home health and hospice agency currently. I work 5 days a week and take call once weekly. There is another agency that is in the county beside...
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  24. New Grad Resigned from 2 jobs within last 8 months
    Sorry you have had some bad experiences. I too had a rocky start my first year of nursing but its made me a better nurse going through it. You will find your niche! Good luck!:hug:
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Take off your pants...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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