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    I Am Proud To Be Nurse - I am a nurse here in the Philippines sadly, that nurse here are degrade!
    modelrose modelrose 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 2, 2013

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    Anyone? - I'm a 22 years old nursing student who's looking for friends, any one's willing to be my friend?
    saamosh saamosh 22-25, F 21 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    New To Group - ok, here goes. My road as an RN has thus far been a bit bumpy. I graduated in 2006 as an RN-Associates level. I was clinically a nervous wreck. Since school took so...
    dkrn18 dkrn18 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2012

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    I've been trying to figure out why I'm so frustrated when I'm not at work. When I'm off duty. I figured it out. I don't have anyone to just vent to. Talk to. ******* grieve in...
    kbetweens kbetweens 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    A Young Girl Came To The Er - I've been working the ER a lot lately. Yesterday a mother brought her teenage daughter to the ER. I was interested in them because they were Japanese...
    Andrea619 Andrea619 26-30, F 9 Responses Sep 23, 2010

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    I'M A Critical Care Nurse - Its the best/worst job ever :)
    NurseAmanda NurseAmanda 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    I just worked eight and a half hours- my butt has yet to see the toilet, I have not had a drink of water, nor have I had anything to eat the last thing I need is a doctor being a...
    girlygirlyNurse girlygirlyNurse 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2013

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    17 yrs working with geriatric patients. At first I worked in nursing homes and then on to lock down units. My last and longest time was at a facility for Alzheimer patients. I...
    Mossmaster Mossmaster 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    I Love Nurses - i wrote about this experience yesterday
    louthefoot louthefoot 51-55, M Feb 24, 2012

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    Strictly Confient And Need Real Advie - hi, well i started posting on here becuase i have a ton medical problems..but something has been weighin on my mind..It is really making me...
    colleen74 colleen74 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2010

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    Having Trouble - My husband graduated w/his bachelor of science in nursing and passed his nclex on the first try. He started working (even before he took nclex) in August, but he...
    lou4 lou4 46-50 1 Response Dec 19, 2012

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    I Am Not A Nurse - i am somesh ,i have girlfriend who is a nurse .problem is that she use to clean penis and wash male patient as well .when i hear about it i fell something bad...
    someshreshma someshreshma 22-25, M 13 Responses Dec 16, 2010

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    Bolivian Nurse - For educational purposes only. This is not a criticism. A letter from a Bolivian nurse:   This is one of the experiences of the many that I have had and I...
    a1234poem a1234poem 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 2, 2010

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    Things Patients Have Taught Me Not To Do... - Never, never toss your lit cigarette into the commode after spraying your penis and scrotum with a jock itch medicine. (he actually...
    Andrea619 Andrea619 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 5, 2010

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    I Am A Registered Nurse - I work in the Medical/Surgical unit at the hospital. It is very rewarding work but can be tiring. Some days I am on my feet for 8 hours straight without...
    Andrea619 Andrea619 26-30, F 16 Responses May 31, 2010

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    A New Patient - I have a new patient in my unit. It is a 19 year old that lost both is legs and one hand in an auto accident. He is in some pain and rings the call button a lot...
    Andrea619 Andrea619 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 13, 2010

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    A Conjugal Visit - I have a middle aged patient in my section. He had a stroke and is partial paralyzed on the right side of his body and has some speech impairment. Today his wife...
    Andrea619 Andrea619 26-30, F 11 Responses Jul 23, 2010

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    Meant To Be A Compassionate Nurse=) - working in a cancer unit was one of the hardest thing for me not in a way that it was hard cause of so much workload but it's how to deal with...
    chingchoy chingchoy 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2013

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    Toilet Paper? - Everytime I come over here to this group I see that question about toilet paper when we,as nurses, have to know such an enormous body of knowledge,why is there...
    Justjoan Justjoan 46-50, F 6 Responses May 17, 2008

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    A Dirty Job And I Had To Do It.. - Today the Head Nurse called me over and showed me a patients chart. She said that the patient had not had a BM in 6 days. This was one of my...
    Andrea619 Andrea619 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    Wake Up Call - tawam i have a short term memory loss problem this is why i was told to read a lot write down things which i go back and check form time to time. tawam you sunk this...
    allsosad allsosad 51-55, M 2 Responses May 10, 2012

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    Want To Make A Difference - Advocating For Others In Need - I have been a RN for over 2 decades and have worked in numerous areas. Despite the areas, I have experienced over and...
    AskaNurseNow AskaNurseNow 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2012

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    I'm sitting here eating my lunch and thinking about all the liabilities and responsibilities that come with nursing. We definitely do not get enough credit, appreciation or pay for...
    girlygirlyNurse girlygirlyNurse 31-35, F 7 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    I'm Neonatal ICU Nurse - I also never thought of being in medical field, but God has HIS purpose leading me to this job. For me this is not just a job, I put my heart and soul in...
    BhabeDel BhabeDel 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2012

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    Not what I had in mind.... - Being a nurse is such a challenge! Ive been at it since 1997 and before that I was a nurses aide for 10 years. I love taking care of sick and ailing...
    Delphinia65 Delphinia65 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2012

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    "The thing about not looking when you cross the street. " I have happily come to a place where I truly enjoy my job but there were mornings when I really just wanted to get in a...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I Thought I Had Seen It All But... - Today I got a call from a nursing home where I sometimes moonlight. They were caught short and need a nurse. I had been there about an hour...
    Andrea619 Andrea619 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 5, 2010

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    Nurse.....hey - Well long before i enrolled in Nursing after high school i never plan this but my Aunt told me to take this because it will bring me to places and free of charged...
    tawam tawam 36-40, M 8 Responses Nov 28, 2011

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    My First Nursing Position Was Almost My Last.. - I was a new RN in the nursing home and feeling very proud of my first step in my chosen career. A nice little old man in a wheel...
    Andrea619 Andrea619 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 5, 2010

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    Holiday With The Patient - Well all of us with Healthcare related Professional is not so lucky with the Holidays in anytime anywhere in the WORLD because its a call of duty to be...
    tawam tawam 36-40, M Dec 22, 2012

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    Nursing In The Hospital Setting - I love being a nurse but sometimes its so hard to care for and respect your patients in this system. I do enjoy working in a hospital and it...
    DBRN1922 DBRN1922 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 4, 2013

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    Love my job . It is getting harder as i get older and i do worry about how i will manage as the retirement age climbs. However i want to carry on working as i do now for as long as...
    eccentrix12 eccentrix12 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    Nursing Ruined My Back! - It's true, my back is ruined. First of all I have syringomyelia from C7-T11, I never knew this condition existed prior to my diagnoses 3yrs ago, I also...
    Delphinia65 Delphinia65 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    I Hate My Job - Been a nurse almost 11 months. I feel sad to say I hate my job. The hours are awful. The job is grueling and the environment is awful. The worst part of all of this...
    RockPrincess RockPrincess 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2008

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    Circumstantial Evidence - My belief is that the dying patient, is protected by constitutional, human and civil rights until the moment of death. Therefore by these laws the...
    a1234poem a1234poem 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2010

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    Being A Nurse With Health Problems - It's really difficult to work in a hospital setting when you have anxiety and cardiac issues! Working three 12 hour shifts a week along with...
    Chocolatecherribomb Chocolatecherribomb 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2013

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    Does any really like nursing?
    davidh2014 davidh2014 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    Overated Profession - I don't think there's anything glorious about nursing; its the most stressful and unrewarding profession for anyone. It was constant worry and fatigue for me...
    Delphinia65 Delphinia65 46-50, F 4 Responses May 9, 2012

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    Feeling Sorry For Him - Hi, i joined this group not because i am a nurse nor ever been near a hospital!! But it is a fantasy of mine and it all started when i was much younger. My...
    limoaol limoaol 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    I Used To Carry A Gun To Work - My first job after becoming a nurse was in a nursing home. I worked there for 3 months and was getting too depressed so I quit. My next job, after...
    Andrea619 Andrea619 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 18, 2010

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    Narcotic Addicted Nurse - A few years ago I was working at a Long term care facility that used agency nurses quite often, in fact, the facility was so short staffed it scheduled...
    Delphinia65 Delphinia65 46-50, F Apr 13, 2012

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    I am Diane and a female nurse. Actually I am a registered nurse at a local medical center in the Tampa, Florida area. I have been a nurse for 10 years now. I love working with...
    floridamomtobeach floridamomtobeach 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    I admire nurses, I think what they do is amazing. I always wanted to be a nurse, but I know I'm too stupid for that. So I will just admire them from afar.
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    I have been a nurse for 7 years. I have experience in geriatric and pediatric nursing. I am taking a break from nursing to be a full time stay at home mom to our 2 young children...
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    I found this app when I googled "I'm sick of being a nurse"
    tirednurse96 tirednurse96 41-45, F Mar 20

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    Please someone nurse me please please please!!! :-(
    bbrocker bbrocker 36-40, M Mar 22

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    I want to be a nurse after I graduate from high school. I currently take nursing classes at a vocational school. I love it. I love helping & caring for people. I wanna work with...
    Softballbabe16 Softballbabe16 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Zhongchuan Peony Nursery specializes in cultivating Peony Rockii, Chinese Tree Peony, Japanese Tree Peony and Herbaceous Peony for 20 years. Japanese tree peony has light fragrance...
    peonyladygaga peonyladygaga 22-25, F Mar 27

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    She took the plastic tape patch you put over the IV off in one swift and rough rip. I bled for 30 minutes. The other nurses I met peeled one side first, then the other, and eased...
    mittensforkittens mittensforkittens 16-17, F Apr 2

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    Ok. Yup. Haven't posted in a while but I'm in the nurses office. So boring. If you're wondering why. It's cuz I got bad pain in my left shoulder. But any way. Life's good. School...
    CutiePie1313 CutiePie1313 13-15, F Apr 4

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    I was studying to become a psychologist. However I changed my mind for various reasons. I plan to switch my classes and all to get ready to go into a nursing school/program. I want...
    HandsomeRocker HandsomeRocker 18-21, M Apr 6