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Hi everyone! I’m fairly new to the nurseblr community, and I wanted to use this place as a way to keep myself motivated through nursing school.

I plan to post some notes and tips that I learn along the way as well reblog a bunch of diagrams/charts/posts that I find useful.

Im about to start my first semester in August, and any advice would be seriously appreciated!

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New job?

I have been offered a job in management.  I was not looking for a new job.  Or I should say I was not looking for this high of a job.  I have been starting to feel I was ready to branch out some from direct patient care but had not actively started looking.  Our CNO sought me out to offer me this position.

Even just a year ago I would have been adamant that I didn’t want this type of job.  But now I find myself open to at least giving it a shot.  I have asked a lot of questions about what is involved and what would happen if I take the job and then find that I absolutely hate it.

It’s basically now down to finding out what the salary is and if I think it’s enough of a jump to justify the increase in responsibility/stress.  I am concerned that they will be presenting it as a jump from my current hourly pay, but what I want it to be is a jump from my actual gross pay last year which was me working an OT day once a month.  Because if I can make almost the same money just by picking up an extra shift 1-2x a month it’s soooooo not worth it to me.

Early next week I am supposed to meet with/shadow the current person in the job (who is only leaving it to go to NP school) and discuss pay with the CNO.

I am really bad at stepping outside of my comfort zone so I am at least proud of myself for taking real-time to think about this and not just dismissing it out of hand.

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Hello studyblr side of tumblr~

Summer vacation is coming to an end and I’m starting my first year of college (^-^)

I’m entering an ADN program at a four year college and thought that making a blog might keep me working. I didn’t exactly excel at keeping up my grades in high school so maybe this blog will help :)

Somebody please give this freshman some advice for college (>.<`) I haven’t a clue what I’m doing.

I do, however, have a few goals in mind:

  • Retake the math accuplacer to get into a higher level class
  • Organize my school stuff for once in my life
  • Purchase a laptop
  • Get a car for when I need to switch campuses (for now, I can get by with my bike and skateboard)
  • Hope that I pass all my classes xD

That’s all I really have for now. I’m trying to take baby steps to avoid being overwhelmed.

Again, please give some advice. I’m desperate.

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No Longer Newly Qualified

It has been nearly a whole year since I completed what I thought was the toughest 3 years of my life. Nearly a whole year since I qualified as a registered nurse. 

And boy have I learned a lot. 

I thought id make a little list of all the things I’ve learned/adopted since qualifying;

1- Take time for yourself. It’s so easy to make work your number one priority. I find it hard to say no when asked to stay late or pick up extra shifts, find myself sometimes worrying about work when I’m not even there. I’ve slowly began to realise that I need to put myself first, and my job second. 

2- There is SO much responsibility that’s attached to being a registered nurse. People’s lives are literally in our hands. Unfortunately this can also lead to a blame-culture, where people (usually management) look to find someone responsible. This is usually down to the nurse in charge, which more often than not (due to staffing) is myself. 

3- You learn so much more about nursing when you’re qualified. I’ve learned so many things about my specialist area!

4- Not everyone you work with will like you. And that’s OK. 

5- You should never accept abusive language/actions from patients or their visitors. My specific health trust has a respect campaign, that reminds patients/families that it is never Ok to be rude to staff. Unfortunately i have witnessed this, and have had to ask visitors to leave the ward. 

6- Your friends from nursing school will most likely be on opposite shifts from you. A lot of my friends moved to different health trusts, and a lot of the time, if I’m off Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, they’re off Friday, Saturday, Sunday. It sucks.

7- It’s always best to own up to your mistakes straight away. This can include drug errors, mis-identification or even wrong documentation. It may be embarrassing and lead to further consequences but it’s best to be honest and allow the situation to be fixed as quickly and efficiently as possible. 

8- You will make mistakes. It’s a natural thing. 

9- You develop a thick skin. By the time I’d qualified, I already had been given quite a few insults/jabs by patients, but this has only multiplied since being qualified. I find them amusing now.

10- You don’t realise how helpful student nurses are until you aren’t one anymore. It’s like having a little helper by your side, an asset!

11- My colleagues can literally make anything funny. It could be 3 in the morning and we could be cleaning shit off of a wall and someone would find something funny about it.

12- Your family probably don’t find your nursing stories as interesting as you do. Turns out my mum doesn’t want to hear about the time I found a patient making art with their blood….

13- A year goes by fast. Only recently did I actually stop and think; wow, it’s been a year. An insane year. I’ve worked countless shifts, nursed many patients, and I’ve settled in well to my ward. It’ll be weird not referring to myself as newly qualified anymore, it’s an easy excuse for not knowing somethings haha, but I’m sure i can handle what’s to come.

Let me know your newly qualified stories! 

Ok so in the last 6 hours I’ve dealt with a seizure, a panic attack, and a drug overdose requiring narcan, all the dementia patients think they’re on a bus and want to get off, and that one patient who expects hotel treatment in a hospital won’t stop ringing his call Bell. Really looking forward to the full moon+eclipse tomorrow night!!!

But more importantly I’d just like to thank @cosmicwinteryt for being the most supportive, kind, and positive person ever like you really make my day so much better and you go out of your way to do so much for me and others like the world doesn’t deserve someone as good as you ily so much 💜💜💜💜💜💜💜

Interview Summary

Earlier today I had my interview at a local, Christian women’s health and birth center. I sat down with one of their 3 full-time RNs. I think it went real well!

This was sort of a preliminary interview. The next step is to attend a birth so they can see how I handle it and I can see if it’s truly what I want to do. The way they schedule at this facility is an office day, a day off, and then 24 hours on call. Then repeat. Office days are only Monday through Thursday though. On call shifts are from 9pm to 9pm. I will be on call starting tomorrow at 9pm to hopefully see a birth. They wear scrubs for births and business casual during office shifts.

I am excited for the possibility of this job!

More updates to come on Wednesday. Hopefully I’ll get to see a birth by the end of that on call shift.

Guys I’m actually freaking out. Every article online is saying take the NCLEX asap like 1 month out of nursing school. I’ll probably be about 3 months out before I take it. Is that too late? Like I know it doesnt help to ask that but idk. Does anyone wait? Should I study harder??