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I Desperately Want Out

Hi Everyone, i just need to vent and I need someone to talk to me. I'm just feeling very upset right now and I want out of nursing.. I graduated with my associates a year and a half ago and...

44 replies
Joe V's avatar
Joe V

The Nurses BreakRoom: Going, going ... been gone?

Nurses, have you ever tried explaining to newly licensed Nurses how it used to be when YOU were a brand new Nurse? I mean, really. Do they roll their eyes, think you are just a crusty old-timer who...

13 replies
NYCNative21's avatar

Do I need A's?

Hello everyone, It has been quite a while since I posted due too circumstances in my life and studying. I wanted to post this in regards to the pressure I am feeling and my nerves getting ready...

19 replies
FutureNurseInfo's avatar

Stylish Shoes for Male Student

I realize this question has been asked a ton, but I thought I would still go ahead and ask. I start nursing school this Fall, so I need some nursing shoes. They have to be white, and, of course, no...

16 replies
TwoLayi's avatar

What should I do?

I am feeling really stuck and hopeless in my career path. I graduated 3 years ago with my ADN. I got my first job working in LTC, thinking it would be temporary until I gained enough experience. I...

10 replies
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Is it jealousy, bullying or my imagination

A few months ago, I was approached by upper management about cross training for nursing supervisor. The position was going to be intermittent as needed to cover vacations or days off. I was so happy...

4 replies
alittlepatience's avatar

Can posing for a magazine on the side negatively impact me getting a job?

Long story short. I am thinking about posing for Playboy while I'm in nursing school just for fun. My main concern however is, if my future employer stumbles across my pics and if it will negatively...

13 replies
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Anatomy Advice and Help Needed!!

Hi there, I am currently in the pre-rec stage of the nursing program at my school. I was originally a Bio major, but I decided I wanted to pursue nursing instead, especially since I had the...

3 replies
WildWillows's avatar

Poor attendance in past hurting future

I've struggled with depression and anxiety my whole life. The past few years have been rough as I have been hospitalized a few times and I have had to take medical leave a few times, so attendance...

2 replies
halfcourt95k's avatar

90 on the TEAS without studying... should I retake it?

Scored a 90 on the TEAS VI this Tuesday without even studying for it. I was at the end of an intense Physiology class, and it really helped. 95% on science, 100% on math, 85% on reading, and 75% on...

7 replies
heyimnew911's avatar

what should i have done.

patient 77 year old JOHN DOE: admitted for: encephalopathy (related to meth, benzos, opioids is what i gather) hx: COPD, hight blood pressure, stage 3 kidney disease, unspecified seizures,...

19 replies
Randomnurse3's avatar

Multistate license

I have been a nurse for 15 years. I moved to my current state 10 years ago. I applied for my RN license a few months after getting settled in. Approximately 30 days After receiving my license here I...

16 replies
jbeck817's avatar

Disappointed but trying to move forward

Some nurses that bullied me and were let go from my old department d/t neglecting patients went to the BON and stated that I failed to protect a patient by letting her out of restraints. First, I am...

2 replies
Private Duty
tami2017's avatar

Parent/camera nearby...can u read?

There's downtime with GB kids where I would have liked to check my phone, read a book etc. They could be napping, feeding, standing in stander etc. I normally try to talk and sing to my pts all day...

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NP Students
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NP Programs

Hi all! So I will be graduating with a BS in Microbiology but I'm looking to be an WHNP. I've been looking into various Entry-level Master's Degrees and ABSNs, however I'm finding that the...

9 replies
Nurse Beth
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Nurse Beth

Wrong site surgery waiting to happen

Dear Nurse Beth, I was an OR circulator for a hospital with six ORs for nine years. I left town for a while and when I came back I had the opportunity to work at a small specialty surgery center....

1 replies
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Pell Grant Denied... Help!

Hello, I got an Ass degree in Business Admin about 2 years ago and obviously I want to be a nurse now. I'm trying to take my pre-reqs and a few more classes to finish up the requirements for it to be...

9 replies
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How to know if your license is approved or denied?

I graduated nursing school in May and took the NCLEX June 21st and received my pass letter a week ago. Does this mean my license is Approved or can it be denied? I looked online for Illinois nursing...

11 replies
wingingit's avatar

How do you change a diaper without waking a baby up?

Hi! I"m a nursing student, and I think I want to go into pediatrics; I'm doing a clinical on a pediatric GI unit and we have a lot of kids who are ordered for Q2/Q1 diaper changes. I don't want to be...

12 replies
Bostonnurse06's avatar

Birthing gowns

LDRP nurses: what's your opinion on birthing gowns? They've been popping up on all the mommy blogs, but I wonder how practical they actually are. What are your thoughts on birthing gowns versus...

8 replies

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