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  1. Nurses

    Seeking Advice

    Im a well seasoned nurse of 23 years, two days ago, my unit manager fired me for falsication of documents, I wont get into the details about her arrival and what shes trying to do to the unit, I simpl

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    Nurses

    Please help

    just started at a facility and my RNsupervisor authorized a LVN to remake an MAR since it was only the second of the month and only her and I had worked. She had intentions of having me go back and ju

    10 replies
    Students

    Failed for Clinical-but no proof

    Hello, i would like some opinions on my experience. I am filing a grievance with my school because I am being failed for clinical. This was my first semester of nursing for an associates degree. I pas

    8 replies
    School

    Privacy when calling parent about sick child

    My 8 yr daughter has been dealing with issues from what is a traumatic injury to her perineum which required 2 surgeries to repair. Shes having BM issues and was in nurses office. I received a phone c

    13 replies
    LPN/LVN

    Would this shirt get me into trouble in class?

    I saw this and thought it was awesome... Do you think I could get into trouble by wearing this to school? We are able to wear t-shirts on Mondays now that we are in our second semester. I dont want so

    25 replies
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    Nurses

    Am I the *******?

    As the title reads I keep on asking myself this question. To save your time from reading all my past posts, I would just sum up my experience briefly. I worked hard throughout my career as an LVN firs

    27 replies
    Nurses
    Over 70% of Nurse Staff Turnover is Due to Bad Leadership

    Over 70% of Nurse Staff Turnover is Due to Bad Leadership

    We all have had bad managers and good managers, but there is a phenomena regarding the bad ones. How do they get into management? How are they able to keep their jobs? Is it because upper management…

    11 replies
    Nurses

    what to do when union does not have your best interest?

    Hello, im dealing with an issue at my work, union often comes when meeting with HR and management, but I find that my union is not representing me well and i feel that the union rep does not have my b

    4 replies
  2. NCLEX

    UWORLD SELF ASSESSMENT

    So I took the UWORLD self assessment Friday morning and got a 72% with a very high probability of passing. I have been staying within the range of 60-70 throughout my tests and I am in the 92nd percen

    6 replies
    NP

    What did you wish you knew as a new grad NP?

    Hi everyone! I am a new grad family nurse practitioner starting a job in primary care in a few weeks. I am so excited to start my journey as an NP. What are your go-to resources for primary care? What

    4 replies
    NCLEX

    Not Studying Much for the NCLEX. So Tired of Questions.

    Hello guys, I will take the NCLEX this week and Ive been doing UWORLD, Ive did maybe 1100 questions but I dont feel like anything is sticking. I actually have an amazing NCLEX tips guide from Reddit,

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    Nurses
    Gonna Quit: When Nursing Is Rough...

    Gonna Quit: When Nursing Is Rough...

    The author presents some of the current issues in today's nursing profession including nurse/patient ratio, living wages, bureaucracy, positive mentoring, and discusses possible ways to address them.

    4 replies
    School

    Encopresis KG age

    I am trying to manage a 6 year old finally diagnosed with Encopresis under the care of a gastroenterologist however no parental consent given to discuss with MD. Parental involvement is still at a den

    10 replies
    Nurses
    8 Best Apps for Patient Self-Care

    8 Best Apps for Patient Self-Care

    Many mobile phone users download health apps to assist with personal health goals. Nurses could use this to their advantage when helping patients with self-care topics. Here are a few of the best heal…

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    School

    Asthmatic emergency

    I have a student that has severe asthma. When she has an attack, I immediately give her a nebulizer treatment which is the only medication that I have in my clinic. Let me tell you, her attacks are sc

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    Nurses
    Hot August Night

    Hot August Night

    Picture this: It's a hot summer Saturday night in Anytown, USA. The moon is full, and the Med/Surg unit is filling up. Here's a look at what happens when the combination of heat, alcohol, and human st…

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