Ilovenursing3's avatar

Is this considered bullying?

Hi all :) if I am wrong about this situation please let me know. I am a brand new nurse and I started my first job two weeks ago. My first week I noticed my preceptor was harsh on one of the...

38 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...

11 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

15 replies
meganec17's avatar

Feel guilty about turning down a job offer as a new grad?

Hello, I graduated last month and passed the NCLEX a few weeks ago. You may remember that I posted a question regarding a job offer I received -- they offered me a per diem position with no...

10 replies
Emergent's avatar

Do nurses tend to be enablers?

A coworker yesterday was distracted by a drama with a friend. She had refused to loan her car to the friend, so the friend started texting how she would be better off dead, was a waste of a space,...

19 replies
Sj3215's avatar

Leaving the er after six months

In short i've been a nurse for almost three years working on a MedSurg telly and doing float for all the different floors ib the hospital including geriatric PCU respiratory critical care etc. I...

9 replies
Dd04321's avatar

Patient Aspirating

Hi everyone, I have been a nurse for 1 year and just had a question about a situation, wanting to make sure I did the right thing. A patient was sitting up at 90 degrees eating, talking on phone...

2 replies
Dormi93's avatar

Which job offer to accept

I am a new grad who has worked in critical care as a HUC/PCT for the past 4 years while in school. Unfortunately, my unit cannot hire a new grad at this time... so I have interviewed and been offered...

10 replies
blackmamba123's avatar

RN's and LPN's working as Nursing Assistants?

If you came into your facility and they asked you to work as a nursing assistant for the day for your regular nursing pay, would you agree to it? Why or why not? If you would, or if someone else...

16 replies
Stepper's avatar

Helpful Advice- COC

I was tested on May 11th and after 15 days, still no results posted. I was not concerned the test would be positive, but did not want to have a "no show" on my record. Contacted Firstlab and no...

3 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...

20 replies
invitemeplz's avatar

What happens if you are injured on your way to clinical due to weather?

My nursing school says that weather is not a valid reason to miss clinicals. Well, if it's snowing heavily and there's a big storm, and I get into an accident because they're forcing me to come in,...

21 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?

20 replies
amzyRN's avatar

Clinical question?

So, during my orientation on a new job, one of my preceptors told me to give some noncritical meds prior to a Code 3 coming into our room-5 minutes out. Because I was on orientation I did it, but...

11 replies
Emergent's avatar

I miss The Commuter!

The Commuter hasn't been active here for some time. I hope she is well. As I recall she was working towards an advanced degree and was preoccupied with that. She was a fantastic contributor here, and...

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...

6 replies
Queenofthesouth24's avatar

Student nurse in recovery

Hi all! I'm a 24 year old student nurse who got sober from alcohol and prescription amphetamines a little over 2 years ago. I started out as a biomedical sciences/research major and then switched to...

11 replies
Mimi93's avatar

Anxious to writing nclex

I scheduled for the nclex in July however I rescheduled to the June but I'm anxious now because I feel I haven't studied enough any help?

4 replies
nightlightnurseaide's avatar

I'm the only one who fund this funny

In my facility we basically have trash bins on wheels. You put bags over a metal frame to keep the bag open, and you put your trash in there I was just coming in for a night of work, so I went...

3 replies
AnRN43's avatar

US Navy Nurse Corps as already a licensed practicing nurse

I have been looking everywhere and can't seem to find much information related to me or is outdated or its just info more on those who are currently in nursing school or graduating etc. I currently...

12 replies

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