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  1. On Becoming a Nurse
    I was a banker when I met my wife. Before that, among other things, a silver-tongued used car salesman. A lifetime ago, I was in the Human Services field, helping people with special needs and...
    Jan 25, '14
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  2. 2014 Winter Article Contest
    I was too vague: there are a variety of forums categorized under 'General Nursing' (e.g., 'Nurses Rock', 'Nursing and Spirituality') - are these ineligible?
    Jan 19, '14
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  3. 2014 Winter Article Contest
    Hi Joe, What would be some examples of appropriate/eligible forums for article submissions?
    Jan 18, '14
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  4. A question for night shift psych nurses - do you limit PRNs...
    I am the lone night nurse on a small community hospital acute inpatient psychiatric unit. I agree with several salient points made by the OP & commenters. I value an "uneventful" night (no string of...
    Apr 8, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. The Boy at the Bottom of the Stairs
    Happy holidays again. No wonder I'm a psych nurse: 12080
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. Why should I become a Psych RN?
    The only reason I went to nursing school was to become a nurse anesthetist; then I did a few psych rotations and I was hooked. If you suspect this specialty is something you would especially like for...
    Dec 8, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. The Boy at the Bottom of the Stairs
    Thx, all. Happy Thanksgiving. Who else is working the holiday?
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  8. Sacred heart University MSN
    I finished SHU's RN-BSN online program about a year ago (its inaugural class). It took two years and seemed interminable, but I'm glad I did it. The only reason I enrolled was to be able to get into...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  9. Win CASH! 12th Nursing Caption Contest - $100
    The three of us walk into a bar ...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  10. The Boy at the Bottom of the Stairs
    We try to teach our children how to be good. Being innocent isn't necessarily the same thing, and some day, when the sheen has worn off, becoming a virtuous person in this world will mean making hard...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  11. 2012 Article Contest 3rd Quarter
    Do rights return to author if original publication acknowledged?
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  12. Student with criminal record seeking mentors/knowledgeableadvice.
    Communicate with your state board as much as possible before registering for school. Congratulations on being accepted, by the way. They may give you ambiguous responses, but save the communication...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  13. Article Contest - 4th Quarter 2011
    I know you guys are probably swimming in headaches since the upgrade, but I woke up this morning feeling a little upset. I submitted an article after the 15th evidently, but had received some very...
    Jan 2, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  14. Article Contest - 4th Quarter 2011
    No problem. Thanks for the prompt response, sir. Is the contest over? Should I bother? Honest answer, please, because I would prefer to not submit if there's no point. Also, change is good....
    Dec 31, '11
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  15. Article Contest - 4th Quarter 2011
    My article seems to have disappeared. Oh well.
    Dec 30, '11
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  16. Article Contest - 4th Quarter 2011
    Another dumb question: How are these contests judged? By the number of user 'kudos', comments, etc.? By staff? Pieces of paper in a hat? You'll probably say by some combination of the first two,...
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  17. Article Contest - 4th Quarter 2011
    @sir1: I get 'Antigonish' stuck in my head sometimes. Nice. Also: Why does this site (& 'Central') have these contests? Or rather, why (and how) do you pay enough money to make it worth...
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  18. Article Contest - 4th Quarter 2011
    Can I write about my personal experiences with turkey gravy and yule logs?
    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  19. New Grad Resume
    I'm of the opinion that "work experience" doesn't necessarily mean health care or nursing experience. I had several careers before graduating nursing school, none of which had anything to do with...
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  20. yes, another night shift post.
    "what can I do to make my experience during my shift more positive?" One of the reasons I took a position working nights after I graduated was the downtime. I'll be finished with an online RN-BSN...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Need Help!!!!
    (I just deleted the beginning of a post about how people need to get over the negative connotations associated with the evil, demeaning term "customer service" when used in the healthcare context....
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Online BSN
    I'm almost done w/ an online RN-BSN program. I got my ASN through an accelerated program, started working & took a year off from school before starting this program. I work nights, so I have enough...
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. Brushing my teeth at work giving me mouth sores
    bottled water?
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. A co-worker peeve- VENT!
    The main reason I love nights is because I don't have to work with a few other staff members on my unit. I couldn't do it. Rotten people with awful attitudes, garbage work ethics, who wallow in their...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Why are X so Y?
    Well done.
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion