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By IrishIzRN, BSN, RN

Joined Jul 25, '06 - from 'Somewhere over the rainbow...'. IrishIzRN is a RN, BSN, IBCLC, RLC. She has '7' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'L&D, Antepartum, Lactation, Pediatrics'. Posts: 1,234 (31% Liked) Likes: 998

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  1. My thought? First thing...post a coherent message. Then maybe someone can respond. "I want to do nursing think I do part...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. My 13 year old son and I were reading this together and frankly he and I are shocked that people would criticize you for...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Rua61 I'm so sorry. I'm not trying to be inflammatory. I was trying to describe a situation. Without the use of pictures,...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Blaming the victim is a terrible terrible thing. Her father did not cause it. He was enjoying a walk. Even if the kid felt...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Really? Since when is a young male threatened by a frail old man. To punch an older person in the face....really? It is...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. I hate to say it (there's a lot of this going around) but why did you feel it germane to this discussion to include the skin...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Yeah, it couldn't possibly be because of their love and respect for the miracle of life.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  8. And I frankly wonder why anyone pro-killing would enter health care at all, so I guess we're even.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  9. I often wonder why pro-life people would get into OB.? I wonder why someone against euthenasia would get into ICU.......
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  10. You're free to hold this opinion, just know it's not very current anymore. I suspect it's generational.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I am a pro life midwife. Yes, you can absolutely choose to be a midwife! You will need to learn about all of patients'...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  12. The OP herself put the possibility of giving up and moving on to something else out there. Sometimes the best advice is...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Putting on my PI Compliance Specialist hat, I understand your concerns. It may be that practitioner is yet to be...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. I didn't state that anyone was down on CNAs. I find it quite the opposite. I find lots of people on here who say, we can...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Actually the promise was that the average family would save $2500/year under Obamacare, and actually the average family...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Couldn't agree more with the statements here. If you don't need an intermediate certificate, then I, too, would...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. Oh?? And you know this how? Klone, IBCLC (<--- which took me 8 years of experience and training before I could sit for...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. In my opinion, not important. If anything it can lead to increased burn out. So you can take vitals, change a bed or...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. As a frequent 'assistant' (at least, I think I'm helping!) on the NCLEX Discussion Forum, I see something posted over and...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  20. Y'know, not long back I responded (with congratulations) to someone who was ecstatic (naturally!) at having passed the test....
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  21. I agree with Irish's comments about CLC. I know I'm biased because of my fabulous experience with UCSD Extension, but when...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. I thought it was only the old app not supported and the new app is? Aside from the stupid pop up ads with auto play video...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  23. Girlafraid13, perhaps you should apply that same standard to your answer to OP's question. She is asking for guidance on...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  24. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing put out a position statement and a paper in the past few days about this....
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. Yes, and no one had to have their underwear removed with a crowbar. There wasn't any spontaneous patient deaths or patients...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. That would be incorrect anyone that receives a Doctorate can be called doctor it doesn't matter if it is in fine arts,...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Well since this has been happening for quite a while now and the world did not stop turning I think the healthcare system...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Where do people get this 10 year plus physician education from. For the most part that's nonsense. Most but not all med...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  29. I get where you're coming from, but if the stats show that bleeding at X weeks has a 95% chance of going full term, wouldn't...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Wow, really? So you see me saying that I'm sorry you went through this and I'm sure people were doing the best they could,...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. I'm very sorry for your loss. I can't imagine how hard that was for you. However, it sounds like you were given great...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. And clearly, much less tact and humility.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  33. Cath lab nurse here, just wanted to say what a ****** thing to say that was nor is it true.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  34. Cracks me up when I read the obituaries of the patients that have died in our unit after a long drawn out code. The first...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. And that right there is part of the reason nursing wages has stagnated or even decreased. When people are so desperate that...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  36. In the last week, I've received 7 resumes from new grads. I phoned all 7 to come in for an interview. 2 did not bother to...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  37. Uh oh, did your school fill your heads with the nursing shortage myth :(
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  38. Really?!? I should retire so you can get a job?
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  39. I don't think they know the role of RNs either.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. Maybe inappropriate, but calling them "sick people" is way overreacting and extremely judgmental.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. While I find it an odd first post, I also think the OP is SPOT ON when it comes to getting out of a profession she doesn't...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. It is called, "deskilling the nursing profession to point of extinction". The ultimate goal of the PTB. JMHO and my NY...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. I'm GLAD they killed the PVT!!! Now, maybe... just maybe... we'll stop getting constant posts asking if it really works!...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Maybe I'm obtund...I still don't understand. The ADN and the BSN are entry degrees. The BSN allows for more rounded of a...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  45. There is no difference between scope of practice. There is no such thing as "ADN scope of practice". Both are RNs and that...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  46. Doctor does not = physician Doctor = an individual that has earned a doctoral degree whether MD DO DDS DMD JD DNS DNP PhD...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Not correct.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. And what they are teaching you is erroneous information; does any of your professors have doctorates? They are allowed to be...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. By employer preference? I seriously doubt the BoN dictates that hospitals must only hire BSN in a particular unit when scope...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  50. I would like to post some comments on my behalf. 1.) The picture i posted didnt violate the hospital social media policy or...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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