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    Fishy, illegitimate contract..?

    I just started working at a HH agency and actually really love it. The only thing I found to be really weird is this week the administrator, who was out most of last week when I started so just had me

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    News
    Nursing Home Resident Taunted by CNAs

    Nursing Home Resident Taunted by CNAs

    Choosing to place a loved one in a nursing facility takes a lot of trust. What happens when that trust is violated and your mother ends up in a Snapchat video? Learn what happened to Margaret Collins …

    12 replies
    Nurses

    Patients taking photos of themselves while hospitalized

    Hey I just want to pick other RNs brains for a sec. How would you feel if you saw your chronically ill patient taking selfies and showing off medical procedures? Things like taking photos with IV pole

    31 replies
    NCLEX

    Doing My 48 Hours

    I just took NCLEX this morning at 8am. Cut off at 75 questions. Got the good pop-up a few hours later, but not convinced that it means anything. Hoping to reply to this post soon with some good news!

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    Nurses

    Infection Control issue? - Pre-set up of yaunker and tubing to wall suction "just in case"

    Hello everyone! Work at an outpatient Endo center. We have tubing set up to wall suction just in case anything should happen to our patients. The set ups are in pre-op, procedure rooms, and recovery b

    16 replies
    Nurses

    Sick Days?

    Im worried that I have been calling in sick too often to work. For background I am a new nurse, and have only been working on the floor I am at for around 3 months. In those 3 months I have called in

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    Nurses

    Echolalia

    As someone else said in another thread about sitting with patients who are on 1:1 precautions, it can be reaaaaaaally boring. I would much rather be up, making rounds and providing care for patients t

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    Nurses

    Questions about morning blood sugars/insulin

    Hi, I am trying to help improve the morning insulin administration on my floor and I would love to hear from nurses everywhere about how your facility manages morning blood sugar and insulin coverage.

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  2. Nurses

    sesrunlla

    Uh-oh! Its the Bizarro World of allnurses! Its... Everything here is OPPOSITE of allnurses! (Within allnurses TOS of course.) Look! Heres a post by a new nurse! Wow. I didnt expect that, did you? What

    18 replies
    School Programs

    Fresno State BSN summer 2019 (spring 2020 admission)

    I recently applied to Fresno State and am curious if anyone on this forum has as well. Does anyone know when we should find out if we were accepted or not. Good Luck everyone!

    25 replies
    Nurses

    I hate being a sitter

    Not sure where to post this, but, Im here to vent. Im a nursing assistant in a hospital, where 90% of the time I am a sitter for the last year and a half. I try to request floor assignments, but with

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    Students

    I don't want to do nursing anymore??

    Im actually an ex-nursing student. I was about halfway done with my nursing program when I failed two consecutive classes and was dropped from the program and the school. I tried appealing for my grad

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    School

    Campus clinical procedures

    Dear School nurses, Please help me with any idea on campuse clinical procedures as presentation to teachers. Am new to school nursing and don’t know where to start from.

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    Students
    How to Stay Heathy in Nursing School

    How to Stay Heathy in Nursing School

    Your health is very important for many reasons. However, as you embark on a nursing career, your ability to care for others absolutely depends on your health.

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    Nurses
    Critical Care Podcaster - Could that be YOU?

    Critical Care Podcaster - Could that be YOU?

    Nurses have many avenues to utilize for continuing education. Podcasts provide an audio link for entertainment and information. Here is an interview with an Advanced Critical Care practitioner and pod…

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    School

    Parents be like...

    Mom at IHP meeting: I am soooooo worried about my precious angel and her disease management at school. Mom on first day of school: Nah, I dont have any glucagon. And I have a thing this morning so I c

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