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  1. I didn't think I would say this but.... I miss nursing school!
    I guess I'm the odd one out. I hated nursing school and am so happy to be out in the real world. I have not missed school for one second. It was high school all over again and the instructors were...
    Mar 26, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Who are you inviting to your graduation?
    I did not go to my graduation either. Nursing school was awful, I did not want to spend any more time there than I had to.
    Jan 31, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. How many 12 hour shifts per week
    Thanks for all of the input, I did not think I would get so many responses. To clarify I work days, and I am lucky because the hospital is very close to my house (10 min). I don't have kids yet, but...
    Jan 27, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How many 12 hour shifts per week
    I'm working days.
    Jan 27, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. How many 12 hour shifts per week
    I work 12 hour shifts and am able to work as much as I like. I am grateful for this because I have some debt I want to pay down. I do not want to get burnt out. How many shifts per week is too many?...
    Jan 26, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Back pain on med cart
    At one of my jobs we use a med cart. We keep each pts meds in a brown paper bag. I pull the bag out for the correct pt, dump it into the top of the med cart and dispense the meds. You will still have...
    Jan 18, '14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. New grad RN. Which position to take?
    I agree, take the sure thing. You can always quit if you find something better. You need to lookout for yourself and do what's best for you.
    Jan 4, '14
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. Nurse jobs that allow modifications?
    Just get them in areas where they can be covered with clothes and you will be fine.
    Jan 3, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Psych book suggestions
    Hello, I started in psych about 6 months ago and love it! I feel like my documentation is OK, but could be much better. I am looking for a book to help me with my charting, but all the books I find...
    Dec 7, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. Nurse with asthma, how do they cope?
    I have had asthma my whole life. Took a few tries, but I am on a med that really keeps me controlled and I don't have any issues at work. Is your asthma controlled?
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  11. I don't psych nurse like the other psych nurses here
    Hi, I am also new to psych and feel the same way you do. I am happy to hear I am not the only one who feels this way. Most of the other nurses I work with are so rude and snippy to the patients. I...
    Dec 3, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. RN working at a UNlicensed drug rehab
    Thanks for the feedback. You helped confirm my suspicions. I'm running now!
    Nov 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. RN working at a UNlicensed drug rehab
    I did not explain the meds in a good way. The staff stores the meds in a locked cabinet, and the staff puts the meds down for one patient at a time, then the next patient will come in and they will...
    Nov 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. RN working at a UNlicensed drug rehab
    I am not passing out meds, they have unlicensed employees doing that. They told me (and i have it in writing that I have nothing to do with dispensing, or supervising med dispensing). There is a...
    Nov 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. RN working at a UNlicensed drug rehab
    Hi Everyone, I found out these details after I got hired: I was hired on as a RN for a residential rehab facility. They do not have any other nurses working there, just me and unlicensed staff. The...
    Nov 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Looking for a job near LA? I have a lead for you!
    How long did it take for you to hear back and get hired? I have not heard anything and am going to try to follow up today.
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Looking for a job near LA? I have a lead for you!
    I am applying first thing in the morning! I am glad I saw this, I have been looking for a full time Rn job in psych. Have you started yet?
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. The Daily Habits Of A Psych Nurse
    Lol! I am new to this field but already had a moment. I had a heart attack when I was unlocking the front door to my house because my personal key ring does not have that many keys on it, and I'm...
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  19. Is it ok to wear nail polish to a interview?
    I wanted to say thank you to everyone who responded! I am happy to hear it is ok to wear polish to a interview. I think it must have been school that drilled it into my head that nail polish is never...
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  20. Is it ok to wear nail polish to a interview?
    I know nail polish is usually a no-no at work. I work part time in psych and my facility allows nail polish. I have been taking advantage of this because a proposal is coming in the near future ...
    Oct 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  21. Would you commute an hour to a job you wanted?
    I do and it's not that bad. As long as I have my music I'm good to go. It's actually kind of nice to be able to decompress on the way home from work, and not be thinking if work at home .
    Oct 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Ca BRN Website License check?
    I took the nclex on a Tuesday at 1pm and my license number was on the website at 5:30 am on Thursday. So, not even 48 hours later. All of my class mates said it took 2-3 days to show up. Good luck!
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. written offer letter?
    When I got hired at my current job, they gave me the offer letter when I came in to fill out the employment paperwork.
    Oct 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  24. husband failed NCLEX RN twice
    Kaplan was the best book! It teaches you how to answer the questions even if you don't know the content.
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Having one of those days (second hospital clinical day)...
    I had a really hard time finding pulses when i first started. Ask a family or significant other to practice finding the pulses on them. I practiced finding every single pulse on my boyfriend everyday...
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student

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