I Am An Rn

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    I've worked at the same LTC facility

    for close to six years. I've only been a nurse for ten months. A patient of mine is dieing. End stage liver cancer. But that's okay. Hes 87, has had a good, but chronically painful life. It's a good time for him to go. Hes ready. Hes accepted it. But his family hasn't. They...
    kbetweens kbetweens
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 15, 2014

    Rn Dictionary... I Always Think These Are Fun!

    Accident and Emergency ~ Unplanned pregnancy followed (nine months later) by unplanned birth. Airway ~ The flight path. Analgesia ~ Paracetamol suppository. Anus ~ A Latin word for 'year'. Appendix ~ At the end of a book. Arsenic ~ Incision for pilonidal sinus. Artery ~ The study...
    koolgooseygramma koolgooseygramma
    3 Responses Sep 25, 2010

    Tough Love Job

    Being an RN, is one very... stressfull, loving, hated, time consuming, endearing, intelligent, worldly, emotional, empathetic, frustrating, corporate involved, degrading, fun, recognizable, unrespectful, proud, alcohol prone, ever changing, educational, versatile, enriching...
    aquasky aquasky
    5 Responses Aug 8, 2009

    The Jounery

    I been in school since 2000 and received my RN in 2007 and now May 7Th I will have my BSN and want more. I worked 16 months in a hospital doing the med-surg experience and decided this is not for me. Next I went a LTC facility as a floor nurse and it lasted about a year till I...
    imarn4u2007 imarn4u2007
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2011
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