nightlightnurseaide's avatar

some nurses.......

Ok, i will first say this. I work as a nightshift cna at a nursing home. Its ok for the most part, with the exception of one thing, my nurses. I came in and we had some vital signs to do, or...

76 replies
Nurse Beth
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Nurse Beth

Extreme Job Hopping

Dear Nurse Beth, I am a RN with 2yrs tele/med Surg, and a couple months of home health experience. I happily made it out the hospital and tried HH. I loved it but the company had unrealistic...

1 replies
Sarah2018's avatar

Disappointed by colleague

Hello, I just want want you to help me understand a colleague's point of view: My patient was swollen up with fluids and the surgical doctor asked me to inform the medical on call. I am...

15 replies
adjrn's avatar

Recent DWI arrest

I'm a new registered nurse with a DWI arrest this past weekend. At 36 years old, I have never had anything like this happen before, and I have absolutely no criminal history. I truly made a stupid...

8 replies
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Surgeon for an instructor

Has anyone ever had a surgeon for an instructor and not an RN? He wasn't a very nice guy was he? Mine sure isn't. He asks very difficult questions that make you think "were these covered in the book...

17 replies
Lilia777's avatar

Absolute Exhaustion Tips?

Hi everyone, just wanted to ask anyone who is/has been struggling with absolute exhaustion how they coped , tips,tricks, strategies..anything helpful..? Thank you so much- best regards -L

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Emergent's avatar

Funny patients

I had a couple of funny patients recently. Patient A smelled homeless. He lacked teeth and reeked of cigarettes and BO, with unwashed clothes. He had deep wrinkles and thinning hair. He did have...

6 replies
Kethia12's avatar

New grads

Hi nurses, I'm a new grad. I got an offer at Cobb hospital in Georgia and Sanford Fargo in North Dakota for a med-surg residency program. I live in Florida I'm ready to relocated, but I don't know...

5 replies
NP Students
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Nurse Practitioner with emphasis in nutrition

Hi everyone! So I currently have my RN-BSN and work in the medical ICU. I plan to start FNP school next year, but I'd like to work as a NP with my focus being in nutrition and dietetics. Ideally, I'd...

6 replies
NurseRatchet777's avatar

Falling Asleep

So I need some advice. I started a new job recently. I was new to working 12 hour shifts and it was only my second time with 3 days in a row. I am definitely not making excuses for myself at all, but...

4 replies
kakamegamama's avatar

Long hair at the bedside

I have a question. Have things changed in hospitals at the bedside to the point that nurses who have waist length hair are no longer required to have it in a pony tail or braid or bun? A few weeks...

31 replies
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Terrified after taking the NCLEX

Hi everyone, I took the NCLEX earlier today and I feel horrible about how it went. I graduated at the top of my class from one of the top 10 nursing programs in the country, I scored in the 96th...

15 replies
First Year
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Advice to the new grad

Advice to the newly graduated nurse I see so many posts from new grads who ask for advice from everything on choosing a specialty, bullying and evil mean preceptors so I sat down to give some...

4 replies
Statdotcom's avatar

Should I run from this job??

I was an OR circulator for a hospital with six ORs, for nine years. I left town for a while and when I came back I had the opportunity to work at a small specialty surgery center. The similar pay, no...

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Kim2014's avatar


i just took my Uworld self assessment today I'm on 56% high chance on passing. I finish the whole Q bank 74% i'm on 98th percentile i'm taking my exam next week does anybody same situation? trying to...

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Dom27's avatar

2nd attempt NCLEX Passed! Uworld

Hello everyone! Just wanted to share my story since this platform seemed the only thing that gave me answers when I was lost and discouraged about trying to take the nclex again! I graduated May...

4 replies
brennareilly's avatar

PlanB after getting kicked out of nursing program

I was recently kicked out of my nursing program because i didnt meet the GPA requirements. I never failed any classes or nursing classes, didnt have to retake any as well. I was a first year college...

5 replies
Maichii's avatar

I studied but cannot remember a thing! Help

Hi, I'm second year student and my final semester exam is this Monday! I have studied so much but the information doesn't seem to stay in my head and I am stressing out. Is there any tips anyone can...

5 replies
NurseBecky0520's avatar

REDICULOUS mistake, worried I'll never practice nursing again

**Please keep negative, hateful comments off this thread, I've already beat myself up for weeks regarding my current situation and don't need a gang of you to help me:(** I have been in Nursing...

1 replies
mzsuccess's avatar

What is considered a positive TB test, 10mm or 15mm?

In school I was taught 15mm but on CDC its giving two different answers which can i go by for standard?

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