Nurses
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Nursls21

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,...

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School
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RNTadaaaa

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...

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Nurses
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BishopLPN

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
Recovery
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Rdsrn

Board hearing

How long did it take before you heard anything from board. I was fired for diverting meds in Sept. I have entered monitoring on my own. I have recieved letters from attorney general and know they...

9 replies
Nurses
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traumaRUs

Roll Call - Who's Been Around the Longest and Your Accomplishments

Our staff was discussing you, our members. While we all like to remain anonymous, we are all proud of our accomplishments. We'd like to do a roll call of honor. Who has been on AN the longest? Who...

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Student Assist
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simonedbv

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
Nurses
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adhazelett

Favoritism among staff

Any advice on dealing with favoritism among staff? Especially if it's causing a near hostile work environment...?

8 replies
NCLEX
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Racrn

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
CNA/MA
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Beldar_the_Cenobite

Dealing with quadras

Hey reader! Question: So, I'm working at a ventilation/rehab/LTC and of our daily census, I can only think of two quadriplegics. In my experience as a CNA, they are VERY bossy IF they're alert and...

6 replies
Nurses
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ddrn97

new night shift nurse always tired on days off

I am a new grad nurse who is working on the night shift for about a month. I love night shift and prefer it as opposed to day shift. When I am working, I do not feel tired. I also have no problem...

9 replies
Nurses
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emnicole

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...

14 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...

2 replies
Pre-Nursing
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Sammiegurl87

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
School
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BunnyBunnyBSNRN

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...

16 replies
Nurses
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NewNurse1997

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...

1 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
School
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BluebellRN

Bathroom Breaks

Sprinkle some wisdom on me wise school nurses! I had a parent contact me because the teacher is limiting them to one bathroom break a day. Poor kid ended up having an accident due to this policy,...

11 replies
Pre-Nursing
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sunshineee

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...

12 replies
Nurses
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Alissann

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
Pre-Nursing
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Nursls21

Losing sleep over possibly changing my major.

Hello everyone, I'm struggling with the decision whether to continue my nursing career. I wanted to be a nurse bc it seemed like an easy choice. Every other female I graduated with was planning on...

4 replies

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