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  1. not on the work schedule
    Morning all. My delema is that about 8 months ago the DON starting asking me when I was going to retire I told her I had not thought of that yet. Well there was an employee that was going to get her...
    Nov 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Mulitple Med Errors
    WoW its been a while since I had a med air. It makes me feel real bad. It seems the entier week-end shift was involved. The meds were transcribed wrong and we all did what they said without checking...
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  3. What is your Achilles heel?
    Dentures that have food on them and as the patient takes them out there is this long string of food that follows. ECK!!
    Aug 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How old were you when you started Nursing School?
    Even though I started when I was 54 and had been out of school for 35 years I was disappointed at the others who took it for granted that if they were to not pass a class they could always take it...
    Aug 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. How old were you when you started Nursing School?
    I was 54 it took me three years going full time no summers off. I waited until the last child was gone my husband worked in Alaska for the BLM so I could pay for school. I graduated in 2005 with my...
    Aug 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Take big paycut and work more hours for possible better job?
    I did such a thing 3 years ago. I was not happy where I was working and was invited back to the hospital I started at when I graduated. I jumped at the chance. I did take an 8$$$ an hour cut. But for...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. water pitcher mix ups in the hospital, how to avoid?
    Its policy in our hospital if it comes out of the room a clean one goes back in....
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  8. Would you become an RN again if you had the choice?
    :yes: You bet I would I waited 57 years to be a nurse and I love my job and my co-workers. Made it through in three years going summers and did not have to retake a class. To all you who might think...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. Night shifters - ever experience this?
    I also work nights three on and four off. I a have taken one of the bedrooms and put 3/4 inch ply wood on the window and put an air conditioner in the window I also have a fan and white noise keeps...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. When will being an RN stop sucking?
    WoW I sure am lucky to work where I do. I love my job and the people I work with. The hospital is a very small one and there is only nurse with one HCA when we are on the floor. Its not all smiles...
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. My NCLEX story...8th times a charm!
    WoW nice stories. It took me three times to pass my RN and I have been nursing since 2005 and have been told I am good at what I do.... no matter how many times it took....
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Survey: How old were you when you entered the nursing profession?
    Graduated in 2005 with RN degree at the ripe old age of 55. I have not had a second thought about it sonce. I work in a small hospital in Washington state. 8 bed. I am the med/surg, ED, and acute...
    Dec 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. If you have rec' d the H1N1 vaccine - please report
    :yeah: I recieved mine did feel some nausea for a few days not really sure if it was related though.
    Nov 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion