Nurses
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PedsRN91

Employer used my photo without my permission on social media

My nursing supervisor approached me today to show me a photo that had been posted by my employers twitter account. The photo is of me doing a procedure on a patient while at the same time promoting...

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Nurses
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Rocketskates

Anybody else feel this way?

I'm a new nurse working on a telemetry/med-surg unit at a hospital in southern New Jersey. Right now, I'm back in school for my BSN (required by the hospital as a condition of my hire), currently...

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Nurses
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bounjour

financial donation to a needy patient

I took care of a patient who is homeless . He said he lives in a vehicle with his wife and one cat for three months. I feel sad for his situation knowing that I should feel grateful for what I have...

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Nurses
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chichimel

Nursing student reaching out to the OG's

Hello, everyone, I need help and motivation with something. I am currently in a nursing program and I literally study every single day and spend most of my nights in the library but my grades aren't...

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Recovery
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Rdsrn

Too young to get license back?!

Heard at a support group that the BON does not want to give a nurse who self reported and started IPRP his license back. They suspended and said come back after a year of documented clean time in...

8 replies
Nurses
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huskymom_rn

Background Check Delay After Start Date

I accepted a formal offer for an RN position at a large Houston area hospital. I put my 2 weeks notice in at my last job, finished out the 2 weeks, and then started my new job. On orientation day 2...

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NICU
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ARuiz2015

Preparing to be a NICU Nurse

Hi everyone! I will be graduating in May 2019 and currently work in the NICU as a PCT and have been there for almost 3 years. I am pretty much a shoo-in for an RN position once I graduate :) May I...

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NP
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Sas0930

To donate or not to donate

Hi all my fellow NPs, I am new to this site.. so bear with me. Have a patient on my stepdown, who is declared brain dead, now on pressors etc, awaiting family's decision re :donation. As f/u, the...

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Registration
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ninia

NY BON no need to pass CVS?

november 17, 2018 im new here so please bear with me im planning apply for NCLEX under NY state i went to an agency and they gave me the requirement im confused, according to the agency, CVS...

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School
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BunnyBunnyBSNRN

How to Stop a Nose Bleed??

My HA handed me this newspaper article this morning: How to Use Cold Keys to Stop Your Nosebleed - The People's Pharmacy Interesting. Anybody tried keys, or another cold object, on the...

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Nurses
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Scooter59

Canceled! Jerks!

Early one morning recently, I was on the way to my PRN job on a behavioral health unit. I was literally in my car, and it was 30 min before the shift was to start. I got a text telling me I'd been...

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Nurses
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LPNTORN704

Is it worth going back to get my rn when I make 57,000 a year?

Is it worth me going back to school of I make 57,000 a year.I do want to go back but idk sometimes I dont feel like it.I like the ability to work and then do what I like.I also dont want all the...

15 replies
Nurses
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Jdknittle

Soon to be new grad looking for advice

Hello allnurses I am new to this website and wanted to ask something. I am finishing up my nursing school and will begin to start studying for my nclex but I have run into a problem. I did not have a...

6 replies
Nurses
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jeane1090

Medication Error

Feeling extremely anxious and incompetent about myself right now. I am a new Registered Nurse and just started practicing about three months ago. Last week I had to give my patient Albumin IV. I...

8 replies
Nurses
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staple1027

Is Giving 2 Weeks Notice Ancient Practice?

There are just some jobs that do not work out. If I've been at a job a decent amount of time and plan on including it on my resume, I give two weeks. A couple times in my career I walked into a...

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Medications
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IdentityCC

What OTC meds or substances can cause vomiting in an elderly patient?

Hi all, I'm a paramedic (but aspiring nurse) and had a call the other day which I can't stop thinking about...I get too curious sometimes. This is also something I think that hospital staff will know...

7 replies
CRNA
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Brandon B

CRNAs being supervised by drs who are not anesthesiologists

Why do some states as Oklahoma have laws that say a dr, which could be dentist, podiatrist, surgeon etc have to sign off on a CRNA at end of procedure. Could any of these drs step in and take over...

4 replies
Advanced
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linevasel

My Pain clinic was raided by DEA

Hi All, I've been working in pain ~ 3 years. Over the past year I've been simultaneously working in both the inpatient hospital pain management setting and a separate outpatient pain clinic. My...

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School
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naveiak

Returning to school after devastating Camp Fire

Hi all, I live in Butte County, California which as you probably have heard in the news we have been absolutely devastated by the Camp Fire. It literally has wiped our town of Paradise off the...

7 replies
Students
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Mikespeese

Job vs grades while in school more important?

Hello, i am currently enrolled in an ADN program about to finish my first semester. I am in a position where right now, financially I do not absolutely need to have a job while in school. However,...

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