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By mclennan

Joined Sep 25, '06. Posts: 690 (56% Liked) Likes: 1,970

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  1. LOL, not in the least. I personally do not see my BSN as being anything special, or am I supposed to? LOL, th guy who sprays...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. i agree with your husband. Single moms do not make for a good brick wall unfortunately.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I am one of those nurses that had been let go for unfounded reasons after 23yrs in hospital nursing, and I have been in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. The only profession where investing in one's education is seen as a negative because, you know, the only place for a nurse...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I have seen this a lot frequently with my former employer. They fired my mom, who had been a nurse for 37 years. I respected...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nurses are under the same pressures as all other American workers. The economy has you by the short hairs. We have some...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Although I do not doubt your story, what I take issue with, consistently, is that ANYONE would sit and take that BS. When...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. They think we're stupid.
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. "Tow" the party line? There's another thread here that's referring to nurses with 18-36 months of experience as...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How about a documentary? An inside look at the system, from a nurses perspective. How many would be willing to be in on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I wonder how I got through inorganic chem! lol I remember thinking throughout that class "why do I need this"... but...
    mclennan
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  12. And as a nurse, I firmly believe that you special needs child's rights do trump the rights of a child w/o special needs ...
    mclennan
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  13. Yes -- as already noted, I, too, have to produce my dog's vaccination records to bring him to the grooming salon or dog...
    mclennan
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  14. Let me start by saying (can I shout it?). . . Not all nursing programs are created equal!!!! This thread highlights a...
    mclennan
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. I don't think it matters what courses one took in school in this case. I suspect there is an emotional element, and that...
    mclennan
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  16. I'm not part of the anti-vaccine camp, but simply wanted to mention that not all nurses have taken the same prerequisite...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. If you do a little research on here you will see just how many healthcare providers limit/all out refuse vaccines for their...
    mclennan
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. We were discussing the Disneryland measles outbreak at work, and I was appalled to find some of my co-workers refuse to...
    mclennan
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  19. Then you are condeming yourself to low pay, high ratios and usually poor treatment by managment. One place that has...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. As an old school nurse with 17 years experience I am way to familiar with this. As a new nurse and even today I looked at...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I have been an OR nurse for 43 years and over the past 18 months at the same hospital management has found any reason even...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. duh, that would show initiative!
    mclennan
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. Yikes. I am a black woman and I don't think you realize how ignorant and insensitive this post comes across. No one should...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Exactly. Aren't we "WE"? Let's act like it. I've been out of the hospital setting for the last 6 months, but as a...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. You may work at a "great place to work", but that doesn't mean you stop advocating to continue to have a "great place to...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Uh, wonder if the OP became Black recently? OP, enlighten us, were you born Black or did you convert? ;)
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Thank you. When I go to work, I keep my family in mind. I posted this because I needed to share and also I wanted to say,...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Find a new job ASAP. In the meantime, continue to be as friendly as possible while playing the game of workplace politics as...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. 30 some odd years ago when I started in Nursing, I was a CNA. Our Staffing for a Med-Surg 42 bed floor on day shift was 5...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. I said it before and repeat again Spread this letter. At work, to the local media Copy it to your Facebook or other...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Couldn't help seeing that a lot of new members are commenting on this article- welcome to all of you and glad that this is...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. So your choice would be to abandon the poor, the unemployed, the uninsurable, the uninsurable CHILDREN of anyone to let...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I've always felt that nurses (the same could be said for any health professionals) who are in senior management roles and...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I had to take a couple of classes I thought were time wasters. I read a lot in my spare time, and felt that some of these...
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  35. I am completing my RN to BSN through University of Michigan-Flint. It's an all online program. We do have general education...
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  36. I have a BSN and I took a variety of classes, from psychology, sociology, theater, chemistry, biology, English, statistics,...
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  37. I am beginning to kind of understand why they want so many electives, I think. It's to make you more well-rounded and...
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  38. Possibly they want their graduates to have an idea about the formation of health policy given it impacts on how we practice...
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  39. That's the type of education expected of a bachelor's degree graduate...well-rounded. Use it as a learning opportunity.
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  40. I always find humanities and social science classes much easier than actual science classes, so I don't really understand...
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  41. General Education requirements are pretty standard, aren't they? When I decided to go back to college in my late 30's...
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  42. I don't really understand what is so disgusting about a well-rounded education.
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  43. A college-educated citizen has a wide repertoire of knowledge in many different topics, not just whatever their major or...
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  44. Fellow nurses, I was very moved by the "Hospitals Firing Seasoned Nurses" thread. It was timely for me. I have been...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. ...But do not get pissed when you lose your job because you never secured it through improving your worth and creating a...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Yes, we voted for something. THIS is what BOTH party's could agree with. Can't blame just one group, both worked on it. The...
    mclennan
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  47. (Just so you know, that is certainly not how you are coming across here (sweety ...)
    mclennan
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  48. I do not perform direct patient care (thank goodness). The less face time with patients and their families, the merrier! ...
    mclennan
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  49. The fact that you're comparing insurance premiums to slavery is ludicrous. Find another job in the Houston metro area...
    mclennan
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  50. Welcome to the brave new world so many of you voted for. Enjoy.
    mclennan
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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