Nurses
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klone

More proof (in case you needed it) that HCA is evil

As someone with very close ties to the midwives, as well as the inner city OB patients, in Denver, this absolutely INFURIATES me. What the **** are they thinking?? ...

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Nurses
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Trampledunderfoot

Out to a stressful start.

I graduated LPN school not long ago, and had a much more difficult time finding a job than I expected with the nursing shortage. People seem to want RNs. I eventually found myself out of money...

10 replies
Nurses
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GaryRay

Should I be asked to get consent without the doctor?

I'm working in a non-teaching hospitals radiology department. Every procedure we do requires consent. In my past life of working in the ICU either the resident had to call the family for consent...

12 replies
Students
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WAboundSN

Do employers look at new grad grades?

I tried searching for this topic and the most recent one I found was 10 years ago, so I'm looking for some updated information. Just how important are you grades in nursing school? Our instructors...

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School
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MrsNurse08

I'm over the nonsense...

Hello my school nurse friends I sent a student home about 2 weeks ago for throwing up in the classroom after lunch. The day I sent her home, she did not have a fever or anything. So the student...

9 replies
School
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KeeperOfTheIceRN

This makes me laugh everytime

Have y'all seen this Portal commercial?? I can't help but laugh every time I see it come on! Portal from Facebook TV Commercial, 'Cancellation: Starting Price' - iSpot.tv

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Students
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direw0lf

i'm back with math help needed again please!

I have trouble with the word problems...nothing seems to follow a formula in my brain. Can you guys please tell me why sometimes we multiply and other times divide? This is for a test I need to...

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NP
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luckycat

What was your training like as a new grad NP?

I'll be graduating with my NP next year, and I'm starting to freak out about starting out on my own knowing graduation is around the corner... I'm interested in learning about others' experiences...

2 replies
Recovery
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com(passion)

Success Stories?

Hey, ive been feeling really discouraged about this whole mess that i have been in lately. I could really use some success stories about getting into nursing school and getting your license after a...

2 replies
Students
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FutureCPNP-PC

Please help... Failed 1st Semester Nursing

Just found out I failed 1semester nursing school. I have been so hurt behind it all but that is a whole different story. Came out with a 79.2 and needed a 80. I was doing really good until I took my...

6 replies
Nurses
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butterball1980

Safe Nursing a thing of the past?

2 weeks ago, my 60 year old mother, for only the 4th time in her life, went to an ER in a moderately sized hospital, part of a large statewide hospital system. Her symptoms/age and recent medical...

20 replies
Spirituality
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Happy.Nurselet

Religion & ectopic abortion

Hello nursing community! I have a question for you all. How do you feel about methotrexate or other drug-based treatment for the termination of ectopic pregnancy? As someone who was raised with...

29 replies
Students
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CXW11

Help getting kicked out have a 4.0

Hi all! I am finishing up my first semester of nursing school and received an e-mail that I can not return in the spring because I did not turn in a critical piece of clinical documentation in time....

8 replies
Pre-Nursing
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thehurd456

At a Crossroad

Hello All. I have a bit of internal struggle going on right now. I have been in school as an LA (Liberal arts) Major and I am struggling with the Idea of Nursing school. I want to be a Nurse ( former...

16 replies
NP Students
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krisgo88

FNP vs psych NP

Hey everyone I'm a psych rn with 7 years experience in psych. I love what I do but I feel it's time for me to go back to school and go for my np. I initially thought to go for psych np (makes sense...

12 replies
Students
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maggiemoo

Charge Nurse discussing students to other clinical groups

I am just finished up my second semester in an ADN program. We have a class of 30 or so students and after speaking to a classmate, she said that the charge nurse on our med-surg unit was tearing my...

5 replies
Nurses
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Davey Do

Eccentric Doc

The neighbors called the Police on him. All he wanted to do was light firecrackers and throw them off his porch. Dr. ABC. He had been a Viet Nam M*A*S*H surgeon. He was a rock climber and flew a...

3 replies
Recovery
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svetlana36

Alcohol free hand sanitizer

Hello all! I am about to start working on a med/surg unit this week. I am concerned about the frequency with which I will be expected to use the alcohol based foam for hand hygiene. The facility does...

4 replies
Nurse Beth
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Nurse Beth

Should I Attend a Non-Accredited SChool?

Dear Nurse Beth, I have been accepted into a school that is not listed as ACEN certified. What exactly does that mean for me if I were to go through the program? I have asked a few of the...

1 replies
Nurses
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Susie2310

Safe Nursing

A poster on this forum, a nurse who I understood has ED nursing experience, started a thread "Safe Nursing a thing of the past?" The thread was closed due to not being allowed to provide medical...

3 replies

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