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  1. Taking the 1st step! NHCTC-Berlin!

    FIrst of all I just have to say that Berlin is accredited and not only that they had the highest pass rate, I believe, for the past 3 years. I could not of asked for a better education. One year as an RN now, and I am already working in the ICU (I wo...
  2. New nursing student and AIDS patient

    I took care of my first AIDS pt when I was about 8 months pregnant. I had a terrible cold and couldn't take anything due to baby on board so I wore a mak when I went into his room. He looked at me funny so I explained the really bad cold thing. He ac...
  3. What is Your Daily Routine?

    I take a few minutes at the beginning of my shift to prioritize. 10 minutes can save alot of time. First I check my charts against my ned sheets. At the same time I write down what time each pt has meds. Then I look at my "cheat sheet" and prioritize...
  4. WORK: Name tags

    I am so glad to see this post. Up until now, we had our picture, hospital name and logo, first name, last if we wanted, title, dept, and a bar code with our employee ID #. We are now going to madatory first and last names. All of the new employess ar...
  5. small hosp. vs. large hosp.

    I have never worke in a big hospital and as a new grad 2 years ago I wanted to. I have friends that I went to school with that work in big hospitals. I was quite envious to hear about all their specialties. One works in the NICU another in oncology e...
  6. alli ~ diet pill

    I don't know if anyone has mentioned this yet because I only read the first two pages, but what about your sex life? I would much rather about my mate seeing me with some exra pounds than greasing the sheets during an intimate moment. I say diet and ...
  7. What's your sleeping schedule for working nights?

    My sleeping situation might be a little different because I have 3 kids. I work 3 12hr nights in a row then have 4 off. The first 2 days, I make breakfast and hang out with my kids until about 9am then go to bed until 4pm so I am available for supper...
  8. Nurses marrying doctors

    I still haven't figured out why I have followed this thread but I always read the new posts when I log on. I would have to say, nurses coming into the profession solely to sek out a doctor are going to find those types of doctors mentioned. The women...
  9. Medical Dosages

    Find a drug reference book that you are cmfortable with and buy it. Keep loking up medications when you give and before you know it, you'll know the meds you use most. I promise it takes no time to learn them once you start using them.
  10. Prayer and patient care.

    I pray if the family is praying. I have also prayed silently. I think we have all prayed to a God of some sort at times. Sometimes we just need strength and it helps us to find it.
  11. Near Berlin?

    I actually live and work in Berlin. Send me a private message and I will give the scoop on the local hospitals.
  12. UltraScope Stethoscopes

    I love my ultrascope. Have had it since January. It is high quality, all the parts are guareented for life not to mention it is cute. Mine is bright orange with the little nurse. Got my name and RN engraved to.
  13. Any nurses from Barrow

    WOW Thanks Doug....that's disappointing to hear. I am white to and from New England so I am very far from being a native. I never realized it was so expensive to live there either. Good to know.
  14. Nurses marrying doctors

    I want to know where these nurses get their scrubs because I always look like I am wearing pajamas
  15. Phantom vibrations

    The beeping IV haunts me when I try to sleep.