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    Wise One Liners

    The use of Wise One Liners helps me when Im needing to make decisions, especially at work. Heres a few examples crediting the person cediting the person from which I first heard it: If it aint broke,

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    Nurses
    The Future of Nursing Retention

    The Future of Nursing Retention

    There are many reasons why nurses leave the bedside and go into other areas or leave nursing altogether. Some reasons are due to patient level of acuity, long hours, weekends, or lack of schedule flex…

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    Nurses

    Unsafe Environment for Graduate Nurse?

    Looking for some advice. I have worked in this ER since last August as a PCT. we are the smallest ER/Hospital in our whole hospital-wide system. (14 ER beds) we recently lost 5 nurses at once while al

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    Recovery

    Returning to work after incident

    Just wondering if anyone returned to the same job after accusations or being caught? How did you handle everything, the gossip, broken trust with co-workers, etc? In hindsight, would you do the same o

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    NP

    New Grad NP feeling Overwhelmed, Scared

    Just graduated 2 weeks ago with my Family NP and am prepping for my boards. After all the excitement of finishing and graduation, Im starting to slip into a kind of depression and Im wondering if any

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    School

    Last Day!

    It has been quite an eventful first year for me as a school nurse! I have enjoyed you all, and mostly I have learned so much from all of you. Thanks so much for all of your help and welcoming. See you

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    Nurses
    Humble Nurses Do This

    Humble Nurses Do This

    In nursing, humility brings great benefits. It allows you to put aside ego and appreciate what others can offer. Practicing humility helps us to listen and focus on the needs of our patients.

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    School

    Sam's Law

    Nurses in Texas- Does anyone know the backstory on Sams Law? Its a new legislative requirement that we attend specialized training on recognizing seizures and that the teachers who have kids with seiz

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  2. NP

    Clinical Question - What to say if you think a patient is dying?

    I recently had an elderly gentleman come into clinic. He had never been to our clinic as he normally goes to the VA, but he wasnt up to waiting a long time or the long drive to the VA clinic. His comp

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    Nurses

    Quitting during probation/orientation

    Hey guys, I just wanted to get some advice. I wanted to change departments and always wanted to try the ER. I wanted to sharpen my critical thinking skills and wanted to work in a busier environment.

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    School

    I might have asked this before but not sure

    Im currently tallying up my numbers for our H/V/S screenings to submit to the State. I have a lot of referred, no response. Curious to know how you go about your referrals? I send home an initial refe

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    Nurses

    Nurse to Teacher

    There are a lot of articles talking about teachers becoming nurses, but has anyone out there ever gone from nursing to classroom teacher? I’ve always had the idea in the back of my head that I should

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    School

    Something Good

    I was able to connect a family with the local Lions Club to get their child an eye exam and glasses. The mother was so grateful, she could not say thank you enough. The relief and joy in her voice whe

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    NP Students

    Help with FNP Boards

    I was wondering if I could get some advice with the FNP boards. I signed up for both the AANP and ANCC (mostly so I would have a backup, but I didnt really feel that I needed it). I took my AANP about

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    News

    Lindsey Runkel

    https://fox61.com/2019/05/19/uconns-first-paraplegic-nursing-student-inspires-students-and-faculty/ Posting a link to a news story I liked a lot. Im really hoping she is successful.

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    School

    Berated by parent

    Situation: Student with a permanent medical diagnosis in need of assistance with pain management initially came to the medical room for help last semester in pain. At the time, found that student was

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