blackmamba123's avatar

Eating the patients' food?

What do you think about staff, family members of patients, and/or anyone else other than patients, eating the snacks in the nutrition room designated for patients? Have you ever done it or seen...

71 replies
hherrn's avatar

I am doomed.

Often reading threads on here leads me to Google searches, and a bit of online research/reading. I just landed on this site, and came across this. All in all an interesting read. But, I think I...

21 replies
RandomNurse1's avatar

Too ugly to be a nurse..?!?

Before I begin... I want to say, HELLO EVERYONE! I'm new to this site. I recently signed up after researching information on nursing and found this forum. I'm in college studying health care...

32 replies
FranEMTnurse's avatar

MD vs DO

What's the difference between an MD and a DO? I have always wondered if one requires more study and more time than the other? Does anyone know?

16 replies
Estrileckis's avatar


I'm in the second semester of nursing school (med-surg) and I'm desperate to pass. #1: I breezed through semester 1. Everyone says semester 1 is awful and absolute hell but I managed it. I studied...

6 replies
OsceanSN2019's avatar

Is it too early?

Is it too early for me to get ACLS certified in August? I'm a 3rd semester nursing student and set to graduate this December. I also already have my BLS. So, do you all think I should wait to get...

10 replies
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NPs Performing Surgical Procedures!?

Greetings All, Nurse Practitioners now, more than ever, are practicing to the fullest extent of their state's Nurse Practice Acts. I am interested in pursuing further education in efforts to...

6 replies
Rachelbolling88's avatar

No Rehire

This is my first time posting on here. I could really use some advice. I was placed on the no rehire list at the long term care facility i worked at when i was 16. I was fired for a couple things...

6 replies
Samysized's avatar

Nursing tips/advice

Hey everyone! Sorry this is a double post, I didn't realize I had posted the initial in the pre-nursing students forum! I am getting information on some of the most common topics nursing students...

0 replies
Studentnurse2020's avatar

I was fired as a CNA

Hey everyone! I have a huge concern I wanted other opinion of because I am not very sure what to do. so here goes... I have worked in a hospital per diem through an agency for 2 years, I finally...

6 replies
nightlightnurseaide's avatar

falling asleep during nightshift

of course you shouldn't do it but come on. we are not perfect. If you have had a hard time sleeping, I can not blame you for dozing off. all i can say is don't make a habit out of it. I can...

59 replies
Gabbym441's avatar

Is this legal?

I had a patient that was signed out of the facility to stay with his spouse in an independent living facility/apartment for the weekend, connected to the skilled nursing facility I work at. Keep in...

18 replies
RNproudtobe's avatar

What is considered evidence

Scenario:adult male presents to ER with c/o abdominal pain. Reports to have been sexually assaulted 2 days prior. Has right black eye & foreign body in rectum. Refuses to be examined by SANE nurse...

11 replies
AnnieOaklyRN's avatar

Should I be totally honest in my interview?

Hi, I have an interview at a major hospital next week and am currently working per-diem in the same area of nursing. The HR lady asked me why I haven't gone full time at my current job, and the...

5 replies
nightlightnurseaide's avatar

Ew...3 people

I don't want three people on the floor i want two let me explain. Months ago a coworker of mine quit leaving a max of one person per hall. Recently a new hire working 12 hours ( I think) was...

7 replies
Private Duty
Elektra6's avatar

Did anyone ever refuse a trip w/patient?

Just need some advice. A coworker nurse of mine continually shows up on my day of work to help take the patient out on outings. She doesn't get paid, so family and patient are thrilled. For...

10 replies
nuria120's avatar

Didn't get accepted in chamberlain

Hey guys, has anyone ever had their stuff put in hold because My gpa is not that great and unfortunately I didn't do too wellin the hesi 78% and they put my stuff on hold and I'm so worried and...

1 replies
Jas10's avatar

At a crossroad

Hi everyone, I hope to keep this short but not sure if I can. I have been lurking for some time and feel I need some support. I don't judge anyone as we are all human and we are nurses so it means...

5 replies
RRRNNN's avatar

What's utilization management like?

I'm currently DON in a LTC and can't take the stress and long hours any more. Don't get me wrong, I'm doing a great job. Just passed survey with flying colors. But in the past 3 weeks I've had 1...

6 replies
NP Students
C1trine2013's avatar

Can I become a Nurse Practitioner with an ADN and a bachelors degree in psychology?

I am currently in an ADN program but I also have a bachelors degree in psychology. I was wondering if after i become an RN i can apply to a FNP masters program. I've heard RNs need at least have 2...

3 replies

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