OldButCuteBSNStudent

OldButCuteBSNStudent

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OldButCuteBSNStudent has 1 years experience and specializes in CICU-Cardiology/Open Heart.

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  1. Politics in the workplace or out to get a Nurse?

    I am relatively new to nursing (1 year) but I continue to have unpleasant experiences with nurses who seem to twist the truth when it comes to "judging" and "reporting" on the supervisory level. I am an older "new" nurse with 2 previous relatively...
  2. Lidocaine for v-tach thru IV line?

    New nurse question: If the doc orders IV lidocaine stat and the patient already has an open PIV running d5w how would you give the lidocaine? Tx everyone who answers! Trying to settle an argument :)
  3. new or upcoming BSN to DNP programs

    Can anyone advise me as to the different programs? BSN to PhD vs BSN to MSN (NP) vs BSN to DNP program? I know that shortly the ANA wants all NP's to hold DNP's but I'm confused as to the best route to go when choosing. I'm interested in an NP pro...
  4. Nurses are oppressed?! Do we oppress others?

    I think, as a profession, we oppress each other terribly, I personally have experienced and witnessed a heirarchy (nurses eat their young) as I traversed through nursing school and on my first job. It became increasingly worse showing up as lateral...
  5. Excellent overview! Thank you~
  6. Stress? How does 28 years later ...and FINALLY sitting for the NCLEX sound?

    Good luck to you too NewGN88 ~ !! Let us all know you guys! Pax mentis (peace of mind) to both of you!
  7. Stress? How does 28 years later ...and FINALLY sitting for the NCLEX sound?

    ONLY GOOD THOUGHTS to you tammylj!! I am overwhelmed by your gracious persistance with life in general - what a testament to the meaning of the word "faith" .... you WILL pass ~!! I know it - and we can't wait to hear it!!!
  8. Stress? How does 28 years later ...and FINALLY sitting for the NCLEX sound?

    YEAH STACYD90019!!!!!!!!!! How exciting! We need more seasoned nurses from other fields with deep backgrounds ~ and even better that you are a male nurse!!! KUDO's and CONGRATULATIONS!! I KNEW you would do it! :roll:w00t::balloons:
  9. NCLEX Predictors etc

    Yes!!! WHOOO HOOO I passed .... now I have to pay back ALL THOSE LOANS ....and keep on learning :heartbeat Cardiology for me! Here I come ACCN ! Thanks everyone for the KUDO'S !
  10. Stress? How does 28 years later ...and FINALLY sitting for the NCLEX sound?

    You CAN do it!!!! I will be thinking of you - sending you GOOD energy and KNOW that you will pass - no matter how long it takes you - NEVER GIVE UP! Just a word of advice - if you can afford to do the online Kaplan course or get ahold of one of ...
  11. Stress? How does 28 years later ...and FINALLY sitting for the NCLEX sound?

    First ~ Thank you to all who passed along their support. AND ...... I DID IT !!! Whoooooohhhh OOoooooohhhh !!!! Found out 24 hours after taking the exam and NOW ................ I can start paying back ALL THOSE LOANS !!! :yelclap...
  12. nclex passed 2nd time... my take on it

    Fabulous advice deliteful! ...so well written; great overview ~ helpful to MORE than one soul. You should broadcast it to all the schools of nursing on the last week in class. I too found as I studied Kaplan that the answer lies in teaching yourse...
  13. Took the NCLEX today

    I sat for mine this morning at 8 am as well ~ in IN and I could not believe it when the computer kicked off at 79. I had just thought to myself that I was grateful there were MORE questions to answer and POOF...nothing but a blue screen. All I cou...
  14. YIKES - I just took the nclex this morning and SWEAR I missed them all! I was "cut off" at 79 questions and just before that I thought .... at least there are 170+ MORE questions to keep trying on b/c I'm SURE I don't know these. I am beside myself...
  15. NCLEX Predictors etc

    YIKES - I just took the nclex this morning and SWEAR I missed them all! I was "cut off" at 79 questions and just before that I thought .... at least there are 250+ questions to keep trying on b/c I'm SURE I don't know these. I am beside myself. $5...