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  1. Funny & Cute Things Our Demented Patients Say
    A patient with dementia sings to his bedside sitter: "Roses are red Violets are blue I love your fat a$$ But I'll still cheat on you!" He had us all rolling on the floor with laughter. :)
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. 5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    "With increasing union dues, nurses can no longer afford pants."
    May 31, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  3. 5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    The job fair ad clearly states, "Opposable thumbs not required. Pants, optional."
    May 30, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  4. 5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    "No more hospital cafeteria food for us, dear."
    May 30, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  5. 5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    So nurses really do eat their young!
    May 30, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  6. 5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    So nurses DO get a vacation... "Germaphobes!" So I guess the saying is true... you ARE what you eat!
    May 30, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  7. What's the difference between a graduate nurse and an experienced nurse?
    A graduate nurse dreams of the day she can take a lunch break. An experienced nurse could take a nap at her lunch break if given the chance. :)
    May 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. Nurse advocacy (Rant)
    We are unionized... still are overworked and understaffed, unsafe ratios, etc. Is there no way to end the madness? Nurses are stressed to the max, getting hurt, patients do die as a result of...
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. ICU interview next week, suggestions for prep??
    My interview was very thorough! I was asked so many questions I'm not sure I can remember them all but I was asked about my RN experience, what my current nurse manager would say about me, why I...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  10. ICU interview next week, suggestions for prep??
    I got the job, thanks!
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. ICU interview next week, suggestions for prep??
    Hi everyone! :D I have an interview next week for an open position in the ICU for the hospital in which I currently work on the Ortho/Neuro floor. I am excited for this opportunity and wish to be...
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. Crouse Hospital School of Nursing, Syracuse
    Statistical data on NCLEX pass rates for the 3 ADN programs in Syracuse from Crouse Hospital School of Nursing 2010:...
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  13. Crouse Hospital School of Nursing, Syracuse
    You have your opinion as I have mine. Let's agree to disagree and lest you forget, this thread is titled "Crouse Hospital" so let's keep the discussion to the subject at hand. If you wish to tout the...
    Apr 24, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. Electronic Tracking of Nursing Activities
    I know of an instance in which this technology was used AGAINST a nurse to "prove" she had not been in a patient's room when in fact she was and her badge did not register. This nurse was reprimanded...
    Apr 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Crouse Hospital School of Nursing, Syracuse
    I respectfully disagree. I am a Crouse grad and I am very satisfied with my education. I researched both schools extensively prior to enrollment and I feel they are the best nursing school in the...
    Jan 20, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. What was more stressful for you?
    This is s stressful profession, period. Especially if you are a bedside hospital nurse. School is waaaaay more stressful than the stress of getting into school so be prepared. That being said, each...
    Jan 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Those at the 1-2 year mark of nursing
    I may be in the minority but it took about 6 months for me to be comfortable in my job, 1 year to be confident, and 1.5 years to be bored. I rarely feel like I am learning anything new and I yearn to...
    Nov 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. All LPNs laid off in a day
    STAT troponins and blood cultures 8-12 hours late? Yikes that place is unsafe and a lawsuit waiting to happen... I sure wouldn't want to be named in that suit. I would run, not walk to the nearest...
    Nov 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I am confused....what should I do?
    also check out Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. They hire new grads, even in specialties like Tele, ICU, and NICU. :)
    Oct 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. IV push concerns
    I feel strongly that IV push med administration is one of those safety issues where you should have NO distractions. You should focus on that task only and assess your pts for S&S adverse reactions...
    Oct 15, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Struggles with finding a nursing job....
    I guess my nurse manager who hired 6 new grads currently orienting on my floor didn't get your memo. :confused:
    Aug 3, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    :lol2: if i had a penny for everytime the patients ask when their doctor is coming, i could retire already!
    Apr 30, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Who Is In Need of Inspiration, Today?
    Wow, thanks for posting! :)
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Crushing meds?
    Ha-Ha, our "pill crusher" is a bent-up can of Campbell's tomato soup! :lol2: If it's missing from the med room, a small babyfood jar of applesauce will work in a pinch. :)
    Mar 8, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. How long after passing NCLEX did your license # appear on the NYS BON site?
    Seven agonizing days! I took the test on a Tues, my friend the following Thurs. Her license posted on a Monday, 4 days after the exam, while mine posted the next day on Tues. Go figure! :confused: ...
    Feb 28, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing