Apatientnow's avatar

Did this patient overreact?!

So I am new here. Didn't see where to post an introduction so if I am out of line please direct me. I work in a large city hospital within the epilepsy unit. We monitor our patients on this floor...

47 replies
Seasoned Nurses - This one is for you
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Seasoned Nurses - This one is for you

Seasoned nurses are special, not only because of the knowledge they possess and the skills they have mastered, but also for the many changes and advances in medical technology they have seen over the...

13 replies
Job Hunt
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Help! Not sure which unit to choose.

Hi everyone! I'll be graduating nursing school tomorrow morning (yay!) and currently have two job offers that I'm torn between. One is a busy 36-bed neuro unit at a level 2 trauma center, 6:1 ratio...

18 replies
MHDNURSE's avatar

Need help from anyone crafty

My DD came home from school last night with a note that they are doing a secret Santa and they have to MAKE a gift for their classmate. She has to make something handmade, related to "dance"...

26 replies
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Davey Do

FARAWYN, School Nurse to the rescue!

I do enjoy feedback and you School Nurses are a fun group. So, hey, what do you say we play "FARAWYN, School Nurse to the rescue!"?

14 replies
jonimarie09's avatar

Forgot to follow up on orders

Feeling very ashamed today. I need to vent to my fellow nurses and please do not judge. I'm an RN working in home health and forgot to follow up with my Clients PCP regarding a urine specimen which...

3 replies
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Dismissed From Nursing School, Not Sure What To Do Now

Hi, I've just recently been dismissed from nursing school and I'm not exactly sure where to go from here. Nursing is still my biggest passion and something I want to do for the rest of my life. I've...

7 replies
School Programs
Houstonstrong's avatar

Has anyone heard of Ideal Professional Institute School of Nursing?

I found an online nursing school, "Ideal Professional Institute," and can't find any reviews about it. Does anyone have any experience or hear anything about it? It is located in Miami, Florida....

6 replies
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Pursuing Lead/District Nurse Position

Have any of you ever considered pursuing a Lead Nurse or District Nurse position? Or are any of you in that position currently? What are the pros and cons versus campus clinic nurse? I am considering...

10 replies
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I ordered my stock epi in August when I usually do, and EpiPens4Schools has said they're still out of stock and cannot send me my 2 Epi-Pen Jrs & 2 Epi-Pens. I think I have it in my budget to pay...

11 replies
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Charge Nurse in 6 months?

Hi all I started working in a busy ED in NY 6 months ago. This is my first job in acute care. This unit has a very high turnover rate & I still feel pretty new and just starting to get...

36 replies
MHDNURSE's avatar

Those parents who believe everything their kids say

I get wanting to believe your kid, but I also know as a parent, that 99% of the time, you are NOT getting the full story. I got an angry call from a mother of a first grader I saw yesterday,...

28 replies
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Took My NCLEX yesterday 75 Questions - Help?

Hi, all my lovely nurses and nurses to be! I took my NCLEX yesterday in California and finished with 75 questions. I would have not called it an easy test... at all. I DID NOT get the good pop...

17 replies
callie16's avatar

Law School???

Hi all! I'm looking for advice from anyone who was a nurse and went to law school or knows someone who did! I've only been a nurse for 3 years and I already feel so drained and dread the thought...

12 replies
joven4801's avatar

Failed Nursing 1 by less than a percent looking for advice

So I made an account just to post this here and as the title says, I just failed my first semester of Nursing school. Sorry but this might be a long rant, anyways, I'm really upset that this happened...

8 replies
PianoTiles's avatar

Thinking of dropping out

Hi all. I just completed my first semester of nursing school, and I'm waiting to see if I passed or not. This semester truly was a rollercoaster, and I am glad that it's finally over so that I can...

6 replies
dd_txlvn's avatar

Leaving on a jet plane

Well.. not really. But, I will be leaving school nursing after this semester. I got accepted into a bridge program that starts in January, so I'm going back to home health PRN. I will miss all my...

8 replies
sunnyskies9's avatar

Holiday Bonus

Anyone here get a holiday bonus from their company? Or are those a thing of the past?

12 replies
morelostthanfound's avatar

questionable IM injection

I recently switched specialties from surgery to corrections and recently observed a fellow nurse administer a viscous depot injection (4ml) into the deltoid muscle of a adult, small-built male. This...

6 replies
Nurse Beth
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Nurse Beth

Wants to Take LPN Boards While in RN Program

Dear Nurse Beth I'm a nursing student finishing my pre-requisites next semester. I want to take LPN courses on my semester in nursing school while in registered nursing program. My question is...

2 replies

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