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    Forced from RN to MA question

    I am curious if anyone has been forced as an RN to be the only MA with no training or schooling for it. I have been in psych for years and now I am in a dermatology office with a few month of experien

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    Nurses

    Asked to Write a Formal Explanation

    I am an RN in CO at an Addiction RTC & today, while on break I layed down in the station to rest. I fell asleep during that & allegedly a CNA tried to awaken me once & I didnt wake up. Aft

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    Nurses

    Patient’s family threatening to report me to BNE

    So, long story short, my patient’s daughter (also a nurse) threatened me and informed me She was reporting me to the BNE. The patient had a hypotensive episode and she was upset I called the physician

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    Nurses

    Has anyone ever stepped down from a role?

    As I’ve mentioned previously, I was recently promoted to a Nurse Manager role at my facility. After a text message tonight, I’m now questioning my ability to perform my new role. I was just informed t

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    Nurses

    Nurse vs respiratory

    Hey everyone. Quick question So just recently I had a patient with a neb treatment that was due at 2100. Hours later and its now a quarter to 0100. The room is right next to the nurses station and I n

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    Nurses

    Nursing with little to no hands on patient contact? More critical thinking?

    Hello, I am 27 and have been a nurse for 5 years, 4 years med surg tele travel and 1 year hospice. I have been pretty unhappy with my nursing jobs through the years. I finally realized that I love the

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    School

    Coping with emergencies at any time.

    Hi! I need to provide some history before my question, because Im looking for a little peer support/counseling/advice: So Ive been a nurse for about 8 years now but not really as a practicing one. Whi

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    Nurses
    Wuhan Coronavirus: Month Two

    Wuhan Coronavirus: Month Two

    Are we on the cusp of a global pandemic or will this be contained? It's too early to tell but the world is watching China and the CDC is closely monitoring the evolving situation.

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  2. Nurses

    Nursing Abuse

    Hello all, Ive been a RN for 2 years and I recently went into pediatric home health. I took on a case two weeks ago with a patient who is 21 years old but has the mind of a 5 to 7 year old due to a ge

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    School

    First day back after mat leave

    Im back in the office after my 12 weeks off snuggling my baby and changing a million diapers! Surprisingly, its not that bad! Ive been busy but not annoyingly so. Even found some time to pump. One lit

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    Nurses

    What do you wear to commute, esp if you walk or take public transit?

    Bit of a niche question-- for those of you that work in a hospital environment, do you wear different shoes/clothes to commute? Im a BSN student, starting my med-surg clinicals this week and am wonder

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    Nurses
    Case Study: What’s Causing This Cough?

    Case Study: What’s Causing This Cough?

    A new case study in which the patient, H.T. an 82-year-old Hispanic man presents to his primary care clinic with cough, malaise and confusion. How well do you know your way around a cough? Is it a col…

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    School

    Documentation...Can it be done?

    As a school nurse, are you able to document for another nurse doing an assessment on a student? Also, if a parent comes in, are you able to document any questions the parent asks the student regarding

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    Nurses

    i made a med error and feel so disappointed with myself

    help so i’m a fairly new nurse. i’ve been on an ortho/medsurg unit for a little over a year. i was giving phenergan 6.25mg to my patient. it was ordered IM but i gave it IV. i realized right away afte

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    Pre-Nursing

    Pre-student in need of advice

    Hello! I have no idea if this is the right place to turn. Im a recent college grad in an unrelated field with the necessary pre-reqs to do an accelerated BSN, which Im strongly considering. The end go

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    Pre-Nursing

    University of Rochester ABPNN MAY 2020

    Hello, I thought I had stumbled upon a may 2020 forum but it must have been the 2019. I wanted to open a MAY 2020 to see where everyone is at on their wait/interviews, and for those like me who are ou

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