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  1. Nurses

    I was slapped by a patient

    It wasn’t about the fact that he was a patient and I was his nurse. It was about the fact that he was a man who slapped me out of rage, when I had no control over his plan of care at that point ( he w

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    School

    What's the oddest thing you've done for a student?

    Yall. I just legit wrote a note to the Tooth Fairy. First grader swallowed the errant tooth (or maybe he lost it in the lunch room, who can say?) I called mom just to let her know. Mom said that two t

    32 replies
    Nurses

    This is crazy. Substance abuse in 1 in 5 nurses?

    Has anyone seen this in their area? I know theres a lot but 1 in 5? Nurses substance abuse risk

    31 replies
    NCLEX
    Passing NCLEX in 258 questions, FIRST TIME!

    Passing NCLEX in 258 questions, FIRST TIME!

    It's possible to pass the NCLEX in 258 and here's how to prepare for it.

    2 replies
    Nurses

    I am close to graduating and do not want to do bedside nursing....help....

    Hello all.... at first I wanted to do nursing because I LOVED working with patients. but I am just going to get right into it. I am close to finishing my BSN and I KNOW bedside nursing is not for me.

    10 replies
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    School

    Should I stay or should I go now...

    Anyone else thinking about leaving their current job and moving on to another school next year? I work at a great private school but thinking of switching to public for the pension.

    18 replies
    Pre-Nursing
    So You Want to be a Nurse?

    So You Want to be a Nurse?

    What is it about nursing that interests you? Why do you want to join this profession? This is the basis for Episode 1 of The Honest Nurse Podcast.

    1 replies
    Recovery

    Accused of Intoxication-HELP

    Hi all- i was accused of being intoxicated at work- glassy eyes-I burned my sclera in an artificial tanning bed, first time user. I had taken fioricet the night before for a bad migraine. I submitted

    16 replies
  2. School

    What the hot fudge is going on here?!?!?

    People...we are going back decades! Diseases once thought to be almost completely eradicated are going to become commonplace again. This is not good! https://www.cbsnews.com/news/kentucky-governor-mat

    12 replies
    School

    Tell me about your sub coverage

    Hi friends, So here is our situation. We have a float nurse in our district whos first priority is to cover for nursing absences. When not covering she has a regular rotating schedule. Due to many of

    17 replies
    School

    I just told a parent

    that her child needed to work on his coping skills 😳 I must be getting bolder in my old age! He has a cold and came to see me at 8:30 am, complaining of a runny nose and stuffy head . All vitals WNL.

    6 replies
    Nurses

    LGBT Nurses

    This topic may have been brought up before, but Im simply curious to see if other AN members are part of the LGBT community and how that has impacted your nursing career (if at all). As a transgender

    3 replies
    Nurses

    HELP QUIT NEW GRAD ICU JOB

    Hi guys! I am freaking out. I ended up getting a dream unit fresh out of nursing school. I was working on the neuro ICU at the only level one trauma center in the area since January and emailed them t

    7 replies
    NP

    Primary care in urgent care

    I recently started what I thought was going to be my dream job- Working in an urgent care with another provider with me as the clinic is typically busy. The reality is I’m often alone and see 35-50 pa

    10 replies
    School

    Medical tent for school carnival

    Hi all! What are some must have supplies for a medical tent for a school carnival? I want to make sure I don’t miss anything important. Thank you!

    12 replies
    Students

    What do you think about this?

    Hello allnurses.com community, I am currently an MPH student and have plans for nursing school afterwards. I have an interest in global health, chronic and infectious disease as well as health dispari

    6 replies
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