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  1. All my friends are RNs
    Maintaining friendships is exhausting to me. When I get home from work, I want to be left alone. I am friendly when I am at work, but that's as far as I like it to go.
    Oct 5, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Go into nursing for the money?
    Absolutely for the money.
    Oct 3, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Need advice about unethical nurse
    Hopefully not swept under the rug, though we don't always know what's going on behind the scenes. Management may not want to discuss what they are doing.
    Sep 30, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. 1st Med Error
    Well, here's what I do when I have a partial dose: 1) As soon as I pull the med, I write on the package, "1/2" so I remind myself, as I open the package later, not to forget to cut it. 2) As...
    Sep 16, '15
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  5. Need advice about unethical nurse
    You know, it's very possible he's working with a nut-job, but how much evidence does one need? How long did people suspect the likes of Jeanine Jones, and how long was she able to get away with...
    Sep 2, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Need advice about unethical nurse
    This is very scary... gives me chills, actually. Did any of the other staff come forward and reported the things they have seen or heard, or was it just you? I'd be writing everything down and...
    Sep 2, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. A Rant by a Special Snowflake.
    This makes me very angry. I'm sorry to hear that and feel bad for those CNAs.
    Aug 27, '15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. A Rant by a Special Snowflake.
    I never understood it! The difference between making a mistake with a donut and making a mistake with a fragile patient is worlds apart! CNAs have skills that are valuable and some are only...
    Aug 25, '15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Why did you become an MA?
    This was most likely the post you are referring to: "Aug 24 by la_chica_suerte85 I wonder if all the above hubbub about MAs stems from the fact that the school level is attractive to...
    Aug 25, '15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. I'm upset and feel very disrespected.
    Good gravy! OP is only 18 years-old. I didn't get the impression that she was being thoughtless or entitled. I got the impression that she was just young and not savvy. Goodness knows I did some...
    Aug 20, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. CRAZY / GROSS / NASTY
    Check this out: What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story? | allnurses http://allnurses.com/nursing-humor-share/what-is-your-20151.html That is years and years of our...
    Aug 14, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. COB rollcall
    CNA 1988 RN 2011 I have no clue what that makes me. I'm too new a nurse to really be an official COB, but I've been around long enough as a CNA (23 years!) to be rather crusty... So what am...
    Aug 11, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. That's not what that's used for!
    :facepalm: Ooooooof! Actually, our call lights were but a light switch with a string attached. On the end of the string was a little plastic piece shaped like a bell. The bell merely made the...
    Aug 9, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Is it just me...
    It's not just you. Today my patient frosted the desk of my workstation-on-wheels with his own poop. It's been quite the weekend...
    Aug 9, '15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. That's not what that's used for!
    My patient had the call bell shoved up her nose for oxygen :down:
    Aug 9, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Discount Scrubs
    I agree with Uniform Advantage. You'll get sucked looking at their stuff for hours... or, at least, I do :blink: They have some of the nicest and most interesting tops anywhere and they have good...
    Aug 9, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. So...What Kind of Nursing Task Do You LIKE?
    I love med education. I also love giving a good bed bath. It's sooo satisfying to me.
    Aug 4, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What nursing task do you loathe???
    I'm not sure how a title change will make a difference... you'll still be doing the same thing and still will be viewed the same way by ignorant people. What's wrong with being an assistant to the...
    Jul 28, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Certified nursing assistants not welcome!
    I know how I feel may not be the reality, but I do believe CNA's are part of the nursing team. They are not nurses but assist and take delegation from the nurses, doing the most basic of nursing...
    Jul 28, '15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. How I feel about group projects...
    I just did my part and if one person wanted to take control, I was fine with that. I did solid work, got my stuff turned in on time... but I'm no leader and never had been. I just kinda went with the...
    Jul 27, '15
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. Poll: Nurse and law enforcement couples
    My husband is a private investigator, but was a cop before he retired.
    Jul 26, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. What nursing task do you loathe???
    I hate this so much, it is the one thing I will gladly delegate away, if I can and if I can catch a free, trustworthy tech. I totally admit it! I also hate doing fingersticks and hate worrying...
    Jul 16, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Nurses, how do you view your job?
    I had an old stern nurse as my CNA instructor (oh, soooo long long ago) who asked us gals why we wanted to be CNA's. She cast a mean eye across her audience and said, "And don't give me any...
    Jul 10, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. need advice
    It would be to your benefit to get an NCLEX book. Learn about prioritization and how to think the way you need to, in order to approach NCLEX-style questions. Practice questions regularly--...
    Jul 8, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. How to Have a Terrible Career as an NP
    Though the writing and grammar isn't quite so atrocious as chillnurse's.
    Jul 7, '15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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