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  1. The Controversy: Mandatory Flu Vaccines
    Care to share? I have a tendency to burn popcorn when I try to make it.
    Sep 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. (8/29) This week, I have learned......
    Ya know, I gotta give props to the older students that I did my med/surg clinicals with. After the last night, they took all us young'uns out to a bar and did pay the tab. And as we were a group of 2...
    Sep 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. (8/29) This week, I have learned......
    I hope so. Maybe now that classes are starting up, the weirdness will abate.
    Sep 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. (8/29) This week, I have learned......
    You can have my share of the beer, but I'll take the wine. Or vodka. Vodka's good too.
    Sep 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nurse Slang Yo!
    Working in the OR, it's more nicknames for procedures than anything else. Poke & suck: incision and drainage of an abscess. Generally very quick surgery that means we truly are just poking a blade...
    Sep 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nursing in Hawaii Possible?
    Welcome to AN! You may want to check out the Hawaii subforum for Hawaii-specific nursing information. Other than that, make sure you utilize various salary comparison sites to see what you would need...
    Sep 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Thinking about PACU
    A lot of your questions are going to depend on the facility. In mine, the PACU ratio is 1 nurse : 2 patients. Exception is 1:1 if the patient is awaiting critical care or is a peds patient. As a...
    Sep 1
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  8. Where to apply?
    Some good resources for looking for schools: The state BON website will have a list of approved programs. (This is for WA; I'm sure CA has something similar) ACEN has a search page for accredited...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Neuro
    As a general rule, the best places to study from are your lecture notes and the textbook assigned to the class. This way, if the professor uses the test bank associated with textbook, you will have...
    Sep 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Submission for Article Contest
    1. Section would most likely be the best subforum. For example, when I wrote about new OR nurse tips, I posted it in the OR forum. 2. Under the forum description, you will find a green button that...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Site Feedback
  11. why do so many nurses post that they love the med scanners
    Please tell me this is tongue in cheek and not serious. The scanner is a tool, not a replacement for critical thinking.
    Aug 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Why do you think nurses leave the profession?
    I'm sorry, but I see the statement above as ageist and reeking of entitlement. No one has the right to say someone should stop working except that person, unless there are safety issues. Nursing is...
    Aug 31
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. New Grad Job Hunting
    What kinds of jobs are you applying for? Are you only looking at hospital positions or only in a certain specialty? You may need to broaden your job opportunities and look into other types of work...
    Aug 31
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. about nclex rn
    There are many in-person review options available, such as Kaplan and Hurst that you can find information about on their respective web pages. They are not free, but I doubt tutors will be free...
    Aug 31
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. High Cardiac Output State--Examples?
    Handy chart from WebMD which also provides a fair amount of other information: Causes of high-output heart failure Cause What is it? How does it cause high-output heart failure?
    Aug 31
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Math
    You may find this resource thread for nursing math helpful.
    Aug 31
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  17. Nursing Instructors Would Rather see You Fail than Succeed
    As a general rule, if it's everyone else, look at the common denominator in the situation… OP, it may be time to do some soul searching. No one wants anyone to fail, unless they are truly...
    Aug 31
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. A Rant by a Special Snowflake.
    Acute hypocaffeinemia! Not only is it a danger to the patient, it's a danger to anyone who gets on their wrong side! Life threatening condition! Yes, I am one who suffers from hypocaffeinemia. No...
    Aug 30
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Price of Patient Satisfaction
    And yet, you also posted this in another thread: No, ICU nurses cannot do everyone else's jobs. No, ICU nurses are not more deserving than other nurses. The work is different, yes. The job...
    Aug 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. "How did that get there?"
    There's an older, no longer active thread for that. Enjoy!
    Aug 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. What nurse life-hacks do you have to offer?
    Prepping patients for surgery who have been in house for a while and hooked up to EKG monitors. Sometimes those stickers leave a really, really stubborn residue behind that, for infection control...
    Aug 30
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  22. Just made a purchase with an expired card
    I felt the same way. Hello, I am a Nigerian prince looking to give away my fortune. In order to send you some, I'll need your bank name, account number, routing number, social security number,...
    Aug 30
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. hiv and infections
    From American Nurse Today (emphasis added): That means you have less than 1/10 of a percentage point of becoming infected if you were even exposed to the patient's blood (mucous membrane, non intact...
    Aug 30
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Running, Walking, or Cross-Trainers?
    I actually went to a running store that was recommended by my podiatrist and got personalized recommendations. The shoes I went with (Adidas Supernova Glide) are absolutely perfect for me. I would...
    Aug 30
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  25. Just made a purchase with an expired card
    Yep, read that thread. Then backed out of it before I posted something that would get me in trouble. Did you see the one thread where someone offered to email their study plan, and suddenly there's...
    Aug 30
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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