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  1. Relations

    CoWorker using a patient's medication

    My RN coworker took prescription ointment from a patient diagnosed with scabies and used it on herself, fearing she would be exposed and did not want to take scabies home to her family. She had no sig

    33 replies
    Nurses

    Treating an ex family member

    I work for a psychiatric crisis center. This is actually my 6th year anniversary i am contingent now. At the psych facility we receive packets to come in and be psychiatrically evaluated. I was workin

    27 replies
    School

    Reaching my breaking point with middle schoolers

    Has anyone else ever had a period in time where theyve just kinda had it. I had a student come in, no pass. Nope, go get a pass. She rolled her eyes as she left. She came back with a pass saying she n

    43 replies
    School

    Vent Sesh

    Its one of those days. I feel myself being much less patient than usual. So now Ill spend a minute complaining about everything thats annoying me. Administration moved the printer into my office. Peop

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    Activism
    Nurse Assault: My Story

    Nurse Assault: My Story

    I was sexually assaulted by a patient. This is my story.

    9 replies
    Nurses

    Potential new employer trying to rush me into accepting job offer.

    Hi fellow nurses! (This is my first post, so I hope Im not breaking any rules and posting it under the correct topic.) I just recently passed the NCLEX and have now started my job hunt. I had my first

    29 replies
    Nurses

    Who wants to hire a graduate nurse at 55?

    I am in my final semester for my BSN. I qualified as an RN in September 2019 and I have been job searching. Due to my recent job interview experiences, I am beginning to wonder if I can secure a gradu

    34 replies
    Pre-Nursing

    Help cbd oil user!!

    Hi! I’m currently in a nursing program. I work at a hospital and I am a CNA, I was falsely accused of smelling like liquor and my managers reported that to hr, so I was required to submit a breathalyz

    17 replies
  2. Nurses

    Annual Dog & Pony Show

    Yes. Its once again time for the ever-dreaded mandatory all-day dog & pony show inservice that I would prefer second only to marathon tag-team gum surgery. Four hours involve a boring four hour pr

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    Nurses

    TikTok Nurses Drama

    Anybody else hear about the TikTok Nurse Abstinence drama? Apparently a nurse influencer with a lot of followers made a statement that abstinence until marriage is the best way to prevent STDs, and th

    19 replies
    Students

    Guidance

    Hi! I am currently a second semester junior in nursing school. My mom is a nurse in a leadership/management position, so I worked at her hospital as a unit secretary on the 7-3 shift this past summer

    16 replies
    School

    Snack Time

    Looking for opinions. We are thinking of transitioning to be a snack free school because honestly my teachers are spending over an hour each week checking snacks, washing hands and following other acc

    14 replies
    Nurses

    Patients in Med Surg Needing 1:1

    As a new grad Im hoping for some advice on the best way to handle a tricky situation I encounter a lot at work. Ive had quite a few patients lately who honestly needed a 1:1 sitter but didnt have one

    8 replies
    School

    question---How many?

    I am the only one district wide of about 700-750 students with approximately 350 elementary. My office is based at the elementary the middle school and high school handle the majority of things at the

    18 replies
    Advanced

    Nurse Practitioner- Job Outlook

    Hi, Assuming I get accepted, I will start FNP School in a few months. We all know how expensive it can be and I have a family...and well, a lot of questions that Im having a hard time finding the answ

    11 replies
    School

    Help with a head injury

    Has anyone had experience with students having a hard time returning to school after head injuries? I have a student with many absences due to a head injury that happened early 2019. Most of these abs

    15 replies

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