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  1. Hello! I am still fairly new to where I am working. I wanted to study and pass the exam for a certification in the field I am working in. But a friend from school (who also is in nursing) stated that was a waste of time. Stating that "what is the use...
  2. Hello! I am a new grad nurse and almost done with my first year of working. However, there are still so many skills and experiences I have not yet seen before of course. I have always been an anxious person but I'm just so worried about my skills/pat...
  3. Numbness/tingling?

    Hello! I have a question I can't seem to critically think about. When a pt verbalizes numbness/tingling, what is the significance and treatment for it? I was told that in stroke/CVA pt, this might mean that they are regaining some of their sensatio...
  4. Hi everyone, Sorry but i'm a bit confused about the steps of the pearson vue trick. Now, we HAVE TO put in credit card information and click to next page to get pop up or proceed on. But.... I am afraid of getting charged so can I just put in fake/...
  5. Hi everyone, I am a new grad that just started a new position right out of school. I am off training for about one week and currently doing okay but that's probably the majority of the patients are currently deemed pretty stable. But I feel so mental...
  6. Hello! I am doing a residency program and learning how to be independent on my own. However.... with 4-5 pts on med surg and each pt has like anywhere from 5-10 meds.... how do you know the appropriate dosing range while still going at a decent pace...
  7. Hello! I recently took care of a pt with a foot fracture and he only had Tylenol for pain. I don't have any experience yet but I feel that this does nothing for pain of a foot fracture. And the pt is complaining that Tylenol does nothing for his pai...
  8. Order that says "Don't call MD for pain meds"?

    Hello everyone. Oh my goodness, for first, please let me apologize! I didn't realize that this thread has escalated to this point! I apologize, I am new and was simply confused by this order so I thought to just ask on here for input. I left early t...
  9. Questions about Insulin

    Hello everyone! Sorry if my questions have really obvious answers but I want to ask about more about Insulin. The other day I helped take care of a patient that was ordered to only have meal coverage. Usually I see meal coverage and sliding scale......
  10. Hello! I am still a new RN and still training. But I finally made a mistake only after few months into the new job (made mistake taking out med from pyxis so I confused the pyxis and it wouldn't let me go forward. So had to ask someone else to call p...
  11. Hello! I want to ask: Is knowing JUST what the med is for really enough? I am a new grad and I still don't know much about med compatibility, side effects, contraindications etc for majority of drugs. I know that most EMR systems have links where ...
  12. Hello everyone! I have a silly O2 question that I just can't find the answer to. The nurse I was shadowing admitted a patient due to pneumonia with hx of COPD and was in the 82-84 on room air. I was taught that anything below 90 is like OMG, RED FLA...
  13. Hi everyone, As a new grad RN about to go into orientation, may I please ask what advice you would have for someone like that? I am very nervous and still feel like I don't know anything! So I would like to please ask... how was your orientation? Do ...
  14. New nurse & not good enough

    Hi there, You recently posted on my question about how to prepare for orientation of a new job. I'm so sorry to hear about this but I have to agree that we as new nurses still don't know anything and it's so extremely frustrating. I will be in your s...
  15. Finding first job 2 years out of school

    Hi there, This is probably not much help but ask for certain if the new grad programs accept students with less than 1 year of RN experience or students less than 1 year of graduating. There is a HUGE difference! Therefore, the less than 1 year of RN...
  16. How did first job/orientation work for you?

    THANK YOU so much to everyone who have answered! I am glad to know that feeling scared/like I don't know anything is still normal! Thank you for taking the time to advise me at my start of my journey. I sincerely appreciate your help and considerati...
  17. Hi everyone, Perhaps it's just me but I consider salary talks to be a scoot over to the more private side but this is only to avoid awkwardness and being uncomfortable to answer during that situation. Is this... normal? So when someone (ie. family, f...
  18. Hi everyone, I just currently start in another nursing job: rehab./therapy. I am new to this kind of department and I am afraid about the possibilities of injuring myself because I feel I am too physically weak? I also do not know proper lifting tech...
  19. Thank you to you, AggieRN!!!!!! I sincerely appreciate all your time and thoughts on this post. You really did remind me to be grateful for all the little things and everything! And thank you to everyone who have answered!
  20. Hi everyone, I just got my authorization to test but I still feel like I don't know ANYTHING. I am so nervous and scared and keep wanting to push back the test date but I know I should take it as soon as possible.... A lot of people told me that I wo...
  21. Thank you for sharing. I am very happy for you that you got the good pop up this time! Thank you again for your time and best of luck with you in your career! :)
  22. Dear mag426, I am sure that the trick is mostly accurate for a great majority of people so I believe it's in your favor! Best of luck to you and in your nursing career. Thank you for your elaboration on your exam experience. I don't want to take it ...
  23. Dear rnby21, Thank you for your encouragement and support but I just feel so bad anxiety right now about it. I walked out of there feeling like I have instantly failed. I didn't realize the nclex app disappeared off breeze that quickly! So even thou...
  24. Oh I see! I was just scared of being charged since I'm not ready to reschedule even if i did fail. It's cause in my past experience, even if i don't have enough money, my transactions still goes through but I get a overdraft fee from the bank... So I...
  25. Thank you for such a quick reply! Sorry for the confusion, but if that's the case.... can I just make up my own number for the card or do you have to actually use a real card number (even if expired or no money on it)? Sorry, i thought bad pop up is...