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  1. I really wish they had built some sort of penalty for ER abuse. Pay a hefty fee for using the ER instead of making an...
    Mar 24 '10
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Twice upon a time ago there was a chat room. Both times it was shut down, mainly because of user abuse. If you notice that...
    Mar 24 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Can't you work for the military as a civilian nurse and not have to get a license everywhere you go? The military also has...
    Mar 9 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. You wouldn't be asked to take care of someone who committed a violent crime against someone close to you. And no, you...
    Nov 7 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I agree, hospitals have been dumping their weekend only shifts for several years now. It's very, very expensive for the...
    Nov 7 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Yeah if you think the work is never done in 12 hours, try getting it done in 8. I'm middle aged and 12 hours can be...
    Oct 18 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. In my old ED we all wore pedometers and averaged 13-16 miles each shift, each person. Needless to say we were tired.
    Oct 14 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I'm just back to emergency since a few weeks ago. Our manager wrote Happy Emergency Nurse's Week on the white board. So we...
    Oct 14 '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Did she sign a consent. I thought everyone needs to fill out that form form flu shots.
    Oct 14 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. These days in particular, hospitals will probably frown on a nurse taking so much time off. Many places only allow two weeks...
    Oct 10 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I think if they want fresh baked cookies, Mr. Clemens needs to put his apron on and get cooking. No way should this ever...
    Oct 10 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. It wouldn't be appropriate to put either of those titles on until she's earned them. Just her name will be fine.
    Oct 8 '09
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  13. It does vary by facility. Many require certain objectives to attain each level, such as getting a BSN, getting certified in...
    Oct 3 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. This would have been a good thing to take to HR for mediation. Management didn't bother hearing your side of the story at...
    Oct 3 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. It wasn't depression alone she was suffering from. It states that she had an untreated personality disorder. With the most...
    Oct 3 '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. Check Nurse.com and Advance for Nurses websites for job fairs in the area. I think at least one of them have something...
    Oct 2 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Most boards require that information so they can confirm that you're actually working to keep your license active. I have to...
    Sep 29 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. It takes me about 1 hour, 15 minutes to get to work. More if there's been an accident. In that case all bets are off. ...
    Sep 27 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I would tell them I will not do such a thing unless it's in writing. And if they put it in writing I'd send it to the...
    Sep 17 '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. I think if a doctor has the time to dictate to a scribe, then he or she has time to type it out himself and save the...
    Sep 17 '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing

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