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  1. 58 years old - Am I too old to start nursing school??
    Yes........I said it........
    Sep 2, '15
    Forum: Nursing Advice Column
  2. A must see to all nurses and nurses to be!
    Thanks for the hot tip, I can not wait to watch it!!
    Sep 28, '14
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. Helpful Hints: Female Patient Urinary Catheter Insertion
    Excellent advice GrnTea..
    May 20, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Working crazy hours
    I work 6 12 hour shifts in one week, and have the next whole week off...... I am lucky.... My kids are grown up so I can (Do what I want)...
    Apr 17, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I can't do this anymore
    OMG find another job. I hated my previous job and thought that, this is life in nursing. I found another job and I love it. Please do not give up after all of your hard work. You do not have to...
    Apr 3, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired: Sleeping on duty
    On my 12 hour work day, I do not get paid for 30 minutes, so you can bet I will take a refresher nap... It does the world of good.
    Mar 23, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Racial Refusals In Nursing
    OMG sick to my stomach, that in this day and age people are still acting like idiots!!
    Mar 8, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. im hating nursing rn
    I am sad that you feel "stuck". Please pick another career soon, because if I were in long term care and you were taking care of me under your own duress, I would not be happy.
    Mar 4, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. Stupid Nurse Tricks (Or How To Look Incredibly Stupid)
    Go into patient room, two cups, one normal saline to cleanse a wound and the second tap water for taking meds. Patient states " this water is really salty tasting" ........ nough said.... Thank...
    Feb 9, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. A Letter to Myself - My first day on an Oncology floor
    It is good to be humble.... God in his infinite wisdom did not give these people cancer. You are born with genes, some are awesome with long lives ahead of them and some are short, due to who knows...
    Feb 2, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. How many 12 hour shifts per week
    I work 12 houer shifts, mon, tues, wed, fri, sat and sun. I have the following week off. One week on and one week off. I am so lucky!! I really do not feel burnt out on the weeks that I work. Life is...
    Jan 27, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Fake nursing/CNA licenses or what?
    Right!!!!!!!!! Mind your own business..... What kind of person would look up that information??? How about volunteer your time instead of getting into your co workers business??
    Apr 23, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Kudos to floor nurses
    Hats off to long care nurses as well. They have up to 30 patients sometimes, and have to be watched constantly and many are a full code and crash constantly. Hats off to every nurse who actually...
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. Quo Vadis?
    Your posts have inspired me for a few years now. You have such kindness in your heart. You are a good person and deserve to be happy going into work everyday. Something better is out there for you....
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management
  15. How do you reward yourself after a tough shift?
    For sure, the fan;))
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Workplace kudos mean so much
    I live in Gaylord Michigan, and I had a boss that would roll her eyes at me and be rude and disrespectful and NEVER ever work the floor. But she was sure quick to criticize me at every instance that...
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. You might be a night shifter if...
    that is my favorite!! We have so much fun on the night shift :)))))))
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. LPN salary questions
    I live in northern Michigan and lpn's start out at 14.86 an hour. That is at a long term care facility associated with the hospital in Gaylord Mi.
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. NCLEX 9/19/2012
    Do all of the Cd quizzes on the Saunders cd for the Nclex. There are like 1200 questions, but they are similar to Nclex. That is what finally helped me.
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. NCLEX 9/19/2012
    Sorry, I do not believe in God, but I hope that you have studied your butt off. God can not put info in your head through Osmosis, you have to be accountable for yourself:)))) Good Luck!!! It...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Need Tips on Keeping a Preceptor Happy
    Kasandra, that was AMAZING, very good tips, and they are all true!!
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. New grad in Long Term Care facility
    Run like he!! Do not look back.
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Veterans - End of Life Booklet
    This booklet should be given to EVERYONE, not just veterans. I have seen so many families torn because they had never talked about these things with their families, and then suddenly they have to...
    Aug 23, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Cheesy Activities in LTC
    Jo Dirt, are you new to long term care?(most) People who are in the nursing love to play Bingo and play ball and interact on a young child's level. If you try to make it more complex, like I would...
    Apr 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. 1st nursing job, new grad LPN, 1st shift, already a serious error!!
    Everyone makes mistakes, do not be so hard on yourself, you will make more. Just learn by your five ways of a med pass and let that be a personal lesson to you.
    Feb 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion