Wannabenurseneko's avatar

Academic adviser says I'm selling myself short by going into nursing.

It met with my adviser last week to find out what other courses I needed for nursing after taking English 101 . She didn't seem to like that I was taking nursing and told me that I was selling...

14 replies
RNTadaaaa's avatar

Administer OTC medications or No?

Good Day All! I'm a couple of weeks into working at a private school and I noticed the previous nurse gave OTC medications if the parents signed a form giving permission to administer. The form...

22 replies
emnicole's avatar

Cared for MRSA patient without PPE

Hi everyone, I'm a student nurse on my first placement at a hospital so hoping I'm just stressing over nothing and someone can put my mind at ease about this! I was on afternoon shift today...

12 replies
Sammiegurl87's avatar

Should I take nutrition online?

Hi, so last month I received my acceptance letter to nursing school. Im going to be starting next fall! So excited. Right now I'm studying to be a cna and should be done in December. Next semester I...

6 replies
Nurse Attorney
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Lorie Brown RN, MN, JD

Voluntarily Surrendering My License

Hi Lorie Can I voluntarily surrender my California Nursing RN license - will that affect my other licenses with other states,? like Florida (where I currently practice), and the Compact - I am...

1 replies
judy519's avatar

AACN Student Policy Summit

Hello, all! I am new to site, glad to have discovered it! I have been asked by my school if I would like to attend the AACN student policy summit in D.C. Looking for more information regarding this...

4 replies
Online Learning
Hematocrit13's avatar

Online Certification Courses

Has anyone had problems with fraudulent online courses? I started a course recently online and it was going fairly well, there were some problems. The email contact answered one email but did not...

0 replies
Student Assist
simonedbv's avatar

Simple, one sentence teaching for patients. Cardiac Clinical, Argh!

Hello, If you have a moment to assist me with some simplified patient teaching for common cardiac meds, I would be most thankful. My instructor is big on teaching, but wants it to be concise. Do...

1 replies
kevinbryan14's avatar

Statistics class

Im going to take statistics next semester, there are two kind of statistics that I can take, the math statistics or the psychology statistics. What are the difference of those two? Which one is...

2 replies
sunshineee's avatar

B in human physiology

I am planning to apply to nursing school and I wanted to know my odds of getting into nursing school with a B in human physiology. I got an A in Human Anatomy last semester. As the semester is...

11 replies
Stress 101
Pmis's avatar

Part time night shift worker. Difficulty sleeping!

I work part time nights (11pm-7:30am) and usually when it's my first night to work I will wake up at my usual time in the morning (8-9am) and take a 3 hour nap before my shift. And then when I get...

5 replies
Nursls21's avatar

Advice for changing my major. Leaving nursing?

Hey everyone, I am applying to NS, but I didn't look at my other options before I dove into this major 100%. The human mind and human behavior interest me way more than any of this pharm, physiology,...

19 replies
BishopLPN's avatar

Yet another ethical question...

I recently encountered the Philips Respironics V60 ventilator the gold standard hospital dedicated noninvasive ventilator. It led me to wonder about a DNI order. If someone was a DNI would it be...

4 replies
trina4362's avatar

WOC nurses in Airforce

Hello, I was wondering what background of nursing does the Airforce consider the most. I have a BSN and I have been an RN for 5 years. I am currently a certified wound care nurse and most of my...

3 replies
nursegoldy's avatar

Shared Space

I would love to find out more about the DEFINITION of privacy and confidentiality. I work at a school that has a storage space in the back of my office. When we moved in the building administration...

4 replies
NewNurse1997's avatar

Questions for Cancer Center interview?

Hello all! I am going to interview for a position in oncology at a cancer center. I applied for a position for giving injections and another one for doing infusions at the same place. I want to be...

0 replies
BunnyBunnyBSNRN's avatar

Blood Drive

Has anybody hosted a blood drive at your school? If so, what was your experience? What is expected of the host site/leader? Would you do it again? Pros/cons of taking the lead role? Any feedback...

14 replies
Nurse Beth
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Nurse Beth

Is this a wise plan?

Dear Nurse Beth, I'm a nursing student halfway done with a BSN program. I live in New York State and was wondering what is known about challenging the LPN exam in NYS during a nursing program. I...

0 replies
Racrn's avatar

2018 NCLEX results on HOLD!

Hello There, I read several posts already before posting this. 1. Took NCLEX RN on 11/9. 2. Walked right out the testing center and received this msg " The candidate currently has an open...

1 replies
Alissann's avatar

Nonverbal patients

Hi all, I'm a new nurse training at a LTC facility and have a question about certain patients who are confused, obtunded or not alert and also have contractures. I always introduce myself and explain...

0 replies

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