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  1. Wuzzie

    Covid and Hospitals: How are things now?

    Sadly once this got politicized that ship sailed.
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    Covid and Hospitals: How are things now?

    Hmmm, wonder why the big discrepancy.
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    Achieve Test Prep for CNA to RN

    ^ What she said. Read the fine print.
  5. 42 years experience? You’re already in my friend. 😉
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    Nurse order botox without MD order

    If you go this route be prepared to get caught up in the net.
  7. Uh, I have those. 😳 Well, my dye job isn’t cheap but...
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    Which nurse is easier to train in med surg?

    Well, my reply would have been entirely different, at least part of it.
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    Which nurse is easier to train in med surg?

    Or she could have been a rock star HH nurse who is more up to date on EBP than your hospital. Entirely depends on the person. Also HH is not for the faint of heart or mind. Unlike med-surg nurses, they take care of complicated patients with absolutely no back up. You might need to re-frame your opinion of them as it does not come across well.
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    Mom with dementia having hallucinations

    I do and frankly it's the worst. I wouldn't wish this on anybody.
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    Mom with dementia having hallucinations

    kar212, I am going through the same thing so I feel for you but you know we can't give medical advice here.
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    allnurses doldrums

    Noooooo not the NCLEX questions! I filtered those out. 😫
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    allnurses doldrums

    Noooo, it’s because SilverBells hasn’t posted a new topic in a while. 🤣
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    Chest Tube LCS

    Ya think? 🙄
  15. Wuzzie

    Working Less Than 8-Hour Shifts?

    I'm seriously not trying to tinkle in your Wheaties but I think a reality check is in order. You want day shift, set days, 6 hour shifts, 6 days a week (with a place to shower) and I just don't think you're going to find this unicorn in nursing. I mean, you might, but most places are just not going to yield to this very specific set of demands.
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    Student Nurse Internship in Emergency

    I precepted many students in the ED. They did everything that I did (unless it required certification like US placed PIVs). You can expect to do it all, from cleaning patients up to assisting with intubations and doing chest compressions. Be prepared though...ED nurses are pretty no-nonsense so the hand-holding will be minimal. It will be terrifying at first but trust that your preceptor will not let you sink so just get in there and do stuff. You are going to have a blast.