LaceyRN

LaceyRN

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  1. Looks like you took our advice to "hang in there" quite literally!
  2. Now this is what 10 out of 10 on the pain scale really looks like!
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    Funny & Cute Things Our Demented Patients Say

    A patient with dementia sings to his bedside sitter: "Roses are red Violets are blue I love your fat a$$ But I'll still cheat on you!" He had us all rolling on the floor with laughter. :)
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    5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100

    "With increasing union dues, nurses can no longer afford pants."
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    5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100

    The job fair ad clearly states, "Opposable thumbs not required. Pants, optional."
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    5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100

    "No more hospital cafeteria food for us, dear."
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    5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100

    So nurses really do eat their young!
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    5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100

    So nurses DO get a vacation... "Germaphobes!" So I guess the saying is true... you ARE what you eat!
  9. A graduate nurse dreams of the day she can take a lunch break. An experienced nurse could take a nap at her lunch break if given the chance. :)
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    Nurse advocacy (Rant)

    We are unionized... still are overworked and understaffed, unsafe ratios, etc. Is there no way to end the madness? Nurses are stressed to the max, getting hurt, patients do die as a result of understaffing... will it ever end?
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    ICU interview next week, suggestions for prep??

    My interview was very thorough! I was asked so many questions I'm not sure I can remember them all but I was asked about my RN experience, what my current nurse manager would say about me, why I wanted to work in the ICU, what my motivations were to ...
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    ICU interview next week, suggestions for prep??

    I got the job, thanks!
  13. Hi everyone! I have an interview next week for an open position in the ICU for the hospital in which I currently work on the Ortho/Neuro floor. I am excited for this opportunity and wish to be well prepared. What kinds of questions did you encounter...
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    Crouse Hospital School of Nursing, Syracuse

    Statistical data on NCLEX pass rates for the 3 ADN programs in Syracuse from NYSED.gov http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/nurse/nurseprogs-nclexrn2008-12.htm: Crouse Hospital School of Nursing 2010: 95.6% 2009: 96.5% 2008: 97.5% St. Josephs Hospital Hea...
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    Crouse Hospital School of Nursing, Syracuse

    You have your opinion as I have mine. Let's agree to disagree and lest you forget, this thread is titled "Crouse Hospital" so let's keep the discussion to the subject at hand. If you wish to tout the praises of your opinion of " hands down #1...no qu...