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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VergoRN

Burning out

Hi there, I've been an RN for almost 6 years. I've worked in a few different areas trying to find my niche. I really enjoy patient interactions although I'm beginning to think that nursing isn't...

7 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...

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Nurses
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heythatsmybike

Interview Process & Etiquette

I am currently interviewing for new nurse grad positions in the ICU. I am finding that no interview is the same and was looking for advice on some things. When is it appropriate to ask for base...

4 replies
LPN-RN
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MomtaRN2B2020

I said Yes!!!

Its official!! I said yes I will accept the offer to join the Spring 2019 LPN-RN cohort. I am so excited and nervous. Honestly, I am having mixed emotions about it. Sometimes I wonder if I am...

10 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 updates information. Just how important are you grades in nursing school? Our instructors...

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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....

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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...

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Nurses
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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...

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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...

1 replies
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...

8 replies
Nurses
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Toaster2k18

Interview..what to do?

Hello, I got an email from the manager to attend for interview on Monday to which I agreed to. I am having seconds thoughts about going to the interview because I have a planned vacation in...

14 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...

9 replies
Geriatric
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Valcorie34

Feeling lack of respect

I am really feeling a lack of respect at my work. I was hired from RN floor nurse work on a cart and charge nurse, into a manager (Rcm)role in July. Only every month it turned into just wait we need...

6 replies
Educators
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BRN131417

Teaching nursing with a Ph.D. in medicine?

My husband has a Ph.D. in medicine and he is interested in teaching nursing (the more science-based courses like patho and pharm). He currently teaches undergrad and graduate biomedical science...

12 replies
NCLEX
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Nurse_ready

Failed NCLEX 2x help needed

I need some real advice/ help from my fellow nurses... I am coming to this site for advise on passing the NCLEX, I have taken it twice and did not pass both times. So please only respond if you...

2 replies
Nurses
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I alexis

Diabetic Medications and Kidney Failure

My doctor said that I was borderline diabetic and my sugars was elevated a little bit maybe 150.He wanted to give me this pill which I had never heard of. He gave me samples to try. At the moment I...

3 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...

9 replies
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...

10 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...

2 replies

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