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  1. Hi guys, I just wanted a sounding board for this. I worked this weekend as a Supervisor, I’m an RN. We had a patient who needed Narcan, he had an order for it and we have a Narcan policy in the build
  2. It seems that some threads here on allnurses get a lot of attention tend to being negative, whether they be about professional or personality problems. So, hey- this thread is aimed at the positive at
  3. Warning, kind of a rant that nurses might understand.... I know many of my prior postings stated I want out of nursing; that is still true. But making it happen is such a difficult thing to do. Especi
  4. I graduated w/ my BSN last Spring and ended up on starting a tele-turned-COVID floor last fall. I felt very fortunate that I got a hospital job, but 2 months in, I was starting to realize how things w
  5. A new case study in which the patient, a 50-yr-old male of mixed race visits his primary care physician with concerns about wild mood swings and outbursts of anger. “I’ve been screaming at my husband. The other day I eve…
  6. Hi Everyone, I love the wisdom and experience that so many of you possess, and wanted your opinions on how I handled a situation. I apologize in advance for the length of this. Im an recent LPN grad b
  7. Hello all, I made an anonymous account to post this. I’ve worked in psych nursing for going on 8 years, I know we deal with mentally ill patients, who can and are psychotic, violent, aggressive, detox
  8. Im an inpatient oncology RN working in NYC and just had my one-year anniversary in December (first nursing job). I love oncology, I love my patients (well...most of the time, anyway :p), and I love al
  9. Should a pre-nursing student get a nursing related job to increase future nursing job prospects? I am taking my nursing pre-requisites right now for ABSN program. I already have a Bachelors degree. I
  10. Forum for people to stay updated on the application process for the Nurse Residency at Memorial Hermann. The app opened on the 15th and closed on the 21st.
  11. Hello, I am considering obtaining a graduate degree in engineering which means I would leave the nursing profession entirely. I wish I could continue in the nursing career; however, the market is beco
  12. As a new Nurse I have been dealing with it. when I was a student it was fine because I know I was a student and the instructors were there to help. but now I come really early and sit in my car in the
  13. Hi all, does anyone have tips on starting IVs in the hand? At my new job they like IVs in the hand for certain procedures. In the hospital I worked they didnt like us to put IVs in the hands because o
  14. At my workplace we have two vending machines in our breakroom: one for pop, one for snacks. We do not have a cafeteria and our vending machines are only filled once a week. Thus, our pop and snacks go
  15. @Hoosier_RN said, in another thread, I no longer socialize with coworkers. Im friendly, but professional, and need that separation to keep myself fresh. Ive found that if I hang out with work chums, a
  16. We are finally going back in person, hybrid, in March. I need some office policies. What have you implemented? My school is K-6, and we have a medical waiting room (covid only), but for non covid visi
  17. Ive decided to leave school nursing - its just not for me. I dont want to leave them without a nurse right now so I was planning on staying for the rest of the school year. I applied to a peds clinic
  18. Hi guys! Figured Id start this post. Just started my application for UM. Has anyone else started or completed their app?