Nurses
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8Lovenursing8

Worried sick that I may have caught MRSA?

I love nursing but I'm a bit OCD and a germaphobic. While at work tonight, I was visiting one of my favorite clients and so a bump on his arm that was a little open but barely. I asked what was that...

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Nurses
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KB4848

New nurse and I had a breakdown at work

Hello all, I'm a new nurse and this past weekend was just a disaster for me at work. I'm still in orientation and I'm working in the CVICU. I went in Friday night just already not wanting to be...

26 replies
NP
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Dodongo

PAs Do Not Like Us

New forum idea? - Professional PA General Discussion - Physician Assistant Forum I just thought this was funny. Poor PAs. Admittedly better training model but falling behind quickly...

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Nurses
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daniela095

Giving insulin late patient request

Humalog insulin sliding scale ordered for patient before meals however it is to be given regardless of whether or not they eat. The patient requested not to have insulin at 8. She got the insulin at...

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Professionalism
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ShimmaShimma0304

How to approach this situation from management standpoint?

It was reported to me, as a manager at a nursing home, that a nurse hasn't been doing her dressing changes on a person who has a stage 4 pressure injury. The dressings are every shift. The...

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School
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rnknsn

Anyone Else have to Sub in classrooms??

Hello, I am a school nurse for a smaller district, I am the only nurse between two campuses and we have approx. 800 students total. Twice now I have came to work to find out that I will be in a...

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NCLEX
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Dayaroxx

Waiting for NCLEX results in CA

I've been going crazy since I tested 9/10/18 and still have no results, nor do I have help when I call the board. It's been almost 2 weeks and I did the PVT got the good pop up, I do it almost...

7 replies
Students
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cin808

Student Charge Nurse out of line

I'm upset due to an issue that happened at a recent clinical. I was having a problem taking a patient's blood pressure and so I asked another student for assistance. Our student "charge" also came...

7 replies
School
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MrNurse(x2)

Any school nurses out there with 40 years?

Would love to hear from the really experienced nurses. I don't remember my contemporaries running to the nurse for every little thing. I mean, mosquito bites, really? Is this a new phenomenon or has...

17 replies
School Programs
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futurenp514

MedLife Institute

I inquired about the medlife hybrid program and was told the locations were Miramar, Florida and West Palm Beach, Florida. I see the school listed on the board of nursing but NOT for those locations....

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Nurses
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AnnieOaklyRN

Does the exhaustion go away?

Hi all, I just started a new job last week and I have to get up at 345 am to be there for 7. I don't drive, I take public transit because of the traffic. Anyway I noticed even on my days off last...

29 replies
School
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Amethya

Don't know how to feel about this

***Admin please DO NOT post on Facebook*** So you guys know me, I been here for 3 years and I have anxiety sometimes. Especially when I think I got in trouble for something. Today we had a...

18 replies
Travel
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BeccaroseRN

Hospital cancelled my contract due to inexperience...

It was my first travel nursing assignment. I relocated to Tennessee, spent $1800 in rent, supplies, etc., and I was let go by the hospital for inexperience. They went on to say that they...

23 replies
Nurses
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Wrestler133

Reportable BRN incidents

I had an incident recently at work. I've was supposed to give 75 mg dose of methadone to a pt which was 8 small 10 mg pills with one cut in half. I ended up giving all 80 mg and later told an...

21 replies
Nurses
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marilynaalvarez

Inexperienced nurse in a more critical role

I graduated nursing school in 2015 and went into Psych Nursing then Utilization Review for behavioral health. I'm in a new position titled "Palliative RN Case Manager." I was hired by an interim...

9 replies
Students
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DH1234

I'm freaking out about getting a failing grade! Need advice

Okay so each week we have to complete paperwork, and this semester the professors grade harder than usual. I got my first weeks paperwork back and I did really good I got an A. However, I just...

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Nurses
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ns808

New grad nurse and feel so lost!?

I am an orientee at a cardiac interventional unit and I just finished my 3rd week of orientation on the floor. I am a mess. The first 2 weeks I was with different nurses each time, and just this past...

3 replies
Nurses
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daniela095

Forgetting to document one of my every four hour neuro check

This happened yesterday late in the afternoon. Woke up earlier and realized I didn't document my last neuro check after I did it. I remember getting pushed into doing something else and never...

8 replies
Nurse Beth
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Nurse Beth

School Nurse Quit Job Because of Admin

Dear Nurse Beth, I've been an RN for over a decade. The most recent four and a half years, I was a School Nurse - something I assumed would be temporary, but has turned out to be "my calling"....

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NCLEX
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car48

NCLEX was easy

Just thought I would share my NCLEX experience. As I am sure I have in common with all of you during nursing school all you heard was NCLEX this, or NCLEX that. I did ok in school, but the way they...

6 replies

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