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  1. Nurses

    I am lost

    Hi, I am feeling lost on what to do in my current situation. I was offered a job and accepted it at a hospital out of the state that is currently half way across the country from me. It pays much bett

    15 replies
    Nurses

    Social Media and Doxxing - Your Thoughts???

    So, I first had to look up doxxing which is to publicly identify or publish private information about (someone) especially as a form of punishment or revenge. This recently came up when I read about J

    29 replies
    School

    EMR--what do you use?

    What do you use for your charting? I despise the system I have to document under. Its very outdated, previous documentation is easily altered. When I enter things in the system and run reports, half m

    14 replies
    School

    Are you serious??????

    Week 3 and I feel like a dumping ground!!! This is my 14th year as a school nurse and I really feel like it may be my last. I am at a MS of about 900 and have really great, supportive office staff and

    6 replies
    Nurses

    What is your "thing" and how do you deal with it?

    One of my nursing instructors once told me that every nurse has their one thing that makes them completely gag and want to vomit🤢🤮. Hers happened to be emptying colostomy bags. She dealt with it by us

    19 replies
    Nurses

    Promotion advice?

    Hi fellow nurses, Just looking for some tips. I am working in home health and have just interviewed for a Clinical Coordinator position overseeing a team of nurses in a few different zip codes. I am g

    8 replies
    Advanced

    Full Practice Authority

    I am not sure on what side of the fence I stand on as of yet. I am having difficulty squaring the different level of standards for an APN to practice medicine vs a physician. Can somebody explain this

    14 replies
    Nurses

    Fenwal #?

    Can anyone clarify what a Fenwal number is?

    4 replies
  2. Students
    Smoothing the Ride from Classroom to Bedside

    Smoothing the Ride from Classroom to Bedside

    Nursing students are faced with many challenges when acclimating to the clinical environment – apply what they have learned in a hands-on setting, interact with patients, assume some responsibility fo…

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    Recovery

    Wedding

    I’m getting married in a few months. Anyone ever get a monitoring interruption for a one day special occasion from IPN? I’d hate to miss my own hair appointment because I got selected for a hair test

    10 replies
    Criminal

    Rn student clinical placement with professional license disciplinary action?

    So in Rn school about to start clinicals. Heres the story... 2005 misdemeanor conviction in CA, conviction expunged in 2008. I was cleared for clinicals in 2008 and 2012 as my criminal record is negat

    3 replies
    Recovery

    Nursing after attempting suicide

    Last November I tried to end my own life. In December I was contacted by the Virginia BON that I had been assigned a case number. Im assuming that somehow my treatment team reported me. I was then in

    9 replies
    Nurses

    What is the latest you’ve been called in while being on call?

    I work a 7am-7pm shift and I am currently on call. I can’t find my hospitals policy for being on call. So my question is, when’s the latest you’ve been called in? Is there a universal time when you ca

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    Pre-Nursing

    IRSC Spring 2020 RN applicants!

    How did everyone do on the NLN? I scored 132 with a total of 160 points.

    9 replies
    Nurses

    Working with a vindictive coworker

    How do you protect yourself from a vindictive coworker? I am a nurse and there is a technician that is falsifying documentation on legal documents. They have been reported but the issue wasnt addresse

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    Nurses

    Seeking advice for possible position change

    I feel like I have no one I can talk to about this who understands, so Im hoping to get some advice from fellow nurses. Warning! This is a long rant. I have been an RN for 13 years, and I worked as a

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