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Joined Sep 25, '06. Posts: 582 (55% Liked) Likes: 1,521

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  1. I am in home care. Part of our admission assessment is to ask if religion is important to the patient and if there is...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  2. English IS my first language and I agree with you. The whole thing bothered me but the use of the word "yet" does imply...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  3. No doubt!! OP: I work for a religious facility and we actually fired a nurse for postulating at work. Those poor...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  4. I wanted to take a step back after reading this again and acknowledging that you said you are a student. You are learning...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  5. If I was your patient and was still reasonably independent I would find it inappropriate if you offered to pray for me and...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  6. i've prayed with patients before, and have offered to keep them in my prayers, but ALWAYS and ONLY at their request! i...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  7. Do you think there are no atheists, Muslims, Jews or people who otherwise don't want to hear about their nurses' love of...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  8. This is beyond the practice of a nurse. A nurse is responsible for providing nursing care, not proselytizing to patients who...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  9. It is not your place to proselytize to patients in the hospital. If you have a strong desire to preach, do it on your own...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  10. You would think in this profession, people would be more responsible. It is unfortunate OP isn't so responsible. :(
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Go for being a chaplain not a nurse. It sounds like the spiritual care if what you're interested far more than the nursing....
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  12. But it can happen anywhere...not everyone is willing to accept "words of healing", especially when they may be spiritually...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  13. Text-speak is discouraged on this forum.
    mclennan
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Just wondering -- how difficult is it to write out the word "you"?
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Whoa -- you said it far better than I did. Why is it that people who are clearly failing have an inflated self-image? And...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. That is life and believe me, your coworkers would be no more understanding than your instructor. You made a mistake, you pay...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. I don't believe in any god and never bothered to read the only study guide I bought. I passed on the first try with 75...
    mclennan
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. They say they're a GREAT nurse because nursing is (c'mon everyone, say it together) their DREEEEAAAMMM!!! And if you follow...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. i rather think that people who throw out hints like that on a public forum really do want to talk about it -- they just want...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. i see that on, and from an, often. some people want to be helpful, but they are blunt. some people want all posts be...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. (answering in ruby red because i can): the major problem i have with this post -- and it's a major one -- is that i can...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. A major problem is that society prefers niceness over bluntness virtually every single time. Someone will post here that...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Sometimes the truth hurts!
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. It's the "let's give everyone an award just for participating" mentality.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. i don't get it. people write about the horrible mistakes they've made that got them fired from work or suspended, and then...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. I don't hate nursing...don't think I was "born" to be a nurse either...but..I am where I am and if money were not an issue I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. This is just my opinion, and maybe it makes me "ignorant" but I feel like this stuff is nonsense and racist. Treat all...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. There is no US state that requires ACEN (or CCNE, the other national accrediting organization for nursing programs)...
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    Forum: California Nursing
  29. No offense, but if your daughter is old enough to be graduating from a professional college program, she's old enough to be...
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    Forum: California Nursing
  30. I was just able to go to an excellent program at a national legal nursing conference on medical cannabis (note, this is the...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  31. This reminds me vaguely of the younger women who say they aren't feminists or "women's libbers." Oh, don't misunderstand...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  32. Hey everybody, I precept a lot of nurses during their med surg clinicals and for capstone/preceptorships. The other...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  33. Esme, I hear you, I had to think about that for a bit which is why I spoke of perception and changing that perception in the...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  34. I don't think over-all you are too far from the truth. I do like the previous statement about standardization though. Many...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  35. The responsibility is with the student regardless of what field/degree they are majoring in. In an age with google,...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  36. Hello everyone. I am new here. Everything I have read suggests the push for higher degrees is due to better patient...
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  37. Wrong-o. Of course we assess patients. We do different kinds of assessments than we did when we worked bedside, of course,...
    mclennan
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  38. Only if you think that nursing skills are only the ones you do with your hands. You will be developing and strengthening the...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  39. Case management encompasses several models depending on the work environment. In the hospital, case managers are frequently...
    mclennan
    Article Forum: Case Management Nursing
  40. I am sorry William....there is no nursing shortage. Canada has removed nursing off their critical need list. I am not...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. There is no nursing shortage (as you've quickly discovered), and a brief browsing of the Bureau of Labor's site would...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. These posts (the OP) intrigue me. If you do not wish to obtain a degree, feel it is not appropriate for your life...
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  43. For current ADN or diploma nurses, my personal opinion is that any type of education that advances practice is on par with...
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  44. See advertisements at bottom of page. We need a new, not-for-profit nursing discussion board.
    mclennan
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  45. Good afternoon, people! I'm the author of the piece chacking back in. I wrote two previous articles that extensively...
    mclennan
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  46. Great compilation and arguments in favor of for profit schools. Now you should have also included the most famous arguments...
    mclennan
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  47. Don't the proprietary schools do enough advertising on their own, already? Are we shilling for them now? How come no...
    mclennan
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  48. The cheerleaders can teach you many things about office politics. Pay attention and you might learn their survival skills....
    mclennan
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. I'm not seeing where the bullying is here. Uncomfortable and not liking your coworkers and management is not being bullied.
    mclennan
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. All I can say is that after going to school for my BSN, I believe I am a better nurse than I was before, just like I was...
    mclennan
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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