Nurse Salaries Versus Executive Administrative Salaries: A Chasm Worth Crossing
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Nurse Salaries Versus Executive Administrative Salaries: A Chasm Worth Crossing

The gap between nurse salaries and those of healthcare executives rose from 23:1 to 44:1 in 10 short years. Our healthcare system is strapped, we are in the midst of a nursing shortage, and it seems...

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Nurses
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klone

"Hallway admissions" at overcrowded ED, and professional risks of RNs talking to press

Saw this article in Becker's this morning. As I was reading it, I was quite surprised to read this quote: Wonder if Miss Kate Pugh still has a job. Why would anyone besides the hospital...

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School
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stephrooth

What are your hours?

I come in at 730am and leave at 415. I work now in Charter HS. They're dismissal time is at 259pm.

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Students
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nursinggirligirl

about to fail nursing clinical

Hello. I am in my first semester of nursing school and received a clinical improvement plan on the 2nd week for forgetting to put the glucometer stick into the sharp after using it on a patient....

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School
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stephrooth

Ginger Ale

Can I give HS students ginger ale for indigestion? it's not in the doctor's order

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Nurses
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Demokan

IS failed Clinical always up to the STUDENT?

Hello, Im looking for advice. Please see my thread titled FAILED CLINICAL 10 YEARS AGO. It has all the background information. But what is worrying me is that she was completely blamed for a failed...

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Students
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Jstimmm

Any RNs considering medical school?

Hello nurses! I just want to reach out as a new member to ask about RNs who have considered studying medicine. I am in my last year of nursing school and am finding nursing school to be incredibly...

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School
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laflaca

Dear coworkers, I'm not your mom (or free PCP)

Hey all - New school nurse here - previously worked in public health and a hospital ED. I like the job, I like ruling my own roost, I like the kids (high school), the pay is OK and the hours...

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School
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HTXTed

Being a School Nurse in TX

Hi Everyone, I'm seriously considering changing career tracks and getting an associate's degree related to being a registered nurse. Ideally I would like to be a school nurse, after getting my...

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Nurses
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HKRN18

I don't like my unit, what should I do?

Hello Everyone, At the end of August I started my first RN job on a dialysis unit. Dialysis was never a specialty I thought about or wanted to do, but I didn't mind learning about it. At first,...

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7 Ways to Sabotage Your Own Success in Nursing School
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7 Ways to Sabotage Your Own Success in Nursing School

It is difficult to imagine a student self-sabotaging their academic journey. I don’t think any student intentionally tries to prevent themselves from progressing in a nursing program. However, in...

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3 Signs it Might be Time to Leave Bedside Nursing
Nurses
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3 Signs it Might be Time to Leave Bedside Nursing

When you graduated nursing school, you may have envisioned working at the bedside for thirty or forty years before hanging up your nursing shoes. But, lately, you're not sure you want to finish 2018...

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Nurses
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Dairian

nurses eat their young

How often have you witnessed or experienced peer to peer bullying as a nurse?

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School
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911 call

Hi all, I haven't really posted before, but I'd appreciate some feedback since school nursing is new to me and I'm really trying to grow and learn something from each experience. I like this position...

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Nurse Beth
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Nurse Beth

Insecure and Failed Interview

Dear Nurse Beth, I am a new grad who graduated in August. I have passed the NCLEX-RN and have already received my state license. I thought that the hard part would be over. In an interview...

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Students
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I was not close to anyone during nursing school.

I am not sure why this bothers me but I was always told that I would establish close friendships during Nursing School and it just never happened for me. I did not enjoy study groups; I liked...

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Nurses
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Am I in the wrong?

So I was hired back in January to work 1st shift at our LTC unit and our Dementia unit. As soon as my training was up my boss said I will be staying in the LTC unit and working 2nd shift. I decided...

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Canada
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Demokan

Failed preceptorship 10 years ago

Hello, I need advice. A family member of mine decided to go into LPN, she went to NORQUEST college. She had a stellar GPA, very good grades. Her medical background was extensive, she was a midwife in...

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NCLEX
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NCLEX-RN Stopped at 80!! Is this good or bad?!!!

So I took the NCLEX-RN today in Orlando, FL. The computer stopped at 80 and I wanted to puke, I felt sick. Anxiety went to 1000000, I thought 80 is such a weird number and don't know what to think of...

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School
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ER and home health to school

So I've been a nurse for 12 years. The majority of that has been working as an ER nurse, general er then 4 years pediatric ER. The last 3 years I've been doing home health nursing. I made the switch...

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