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Joined Jun 30, '02. Posts: 1,716 (65% Liked) Likes: 3,449

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  1. ^^^ This is so true, and it does not necessarily get better with time and experience. Even with experience, in many...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Advice Column
  2. I'm 58. I personally wouldn't waste one minute in school at the exorbitant price they charge, on a degree that I'd only use...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Advice Column
  3. And this goes back to the original post which was about “Am I too old to start Nursing School?” My answer would be “no, you...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Advice Column
  4. I really wasn't speaking to anything you said, actually I got distracted part way through that post and forgot to finish...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Advice Column
  5. My coworker situation was better in that we actually had a good group that I liked working with. Our problem was they were...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Advice Column
  6. I'm supposed to be sleeping now lol.
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Well, going to Walmart would be going to the dark side, so yes, you should sit in your car and be on AN.
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I'm sitting in my car in the Walmart parking lot on the mobile site. It's 104 out, I'd rather sit in my air conditioned car...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Acute was one of those posters that jumped right in and started stirring the pot, but not in an obnoxious was, in Acute way.
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Hahahaha. That sounds so ominous!
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. He'll be back.
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I'm not sure a 12-step would work for you... the first step is admitting you're powerless over AN... Senior Moderator. ;)
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Over the 10+ years I've had my Allnurses.com account, I've amassed an embarrassingly high post count of 31,000+ to date....
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I can relate. I just got back today from 2 weeks vacation. The yard and house are a mess; I should be texting people to...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Nurses working in nice, non bedside jobs, never leave them, nor do they retire. They leave only when they are carried...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. My advice is not to answer the phone. I keep my ringer off at night and have the answering machine set so it will only blink...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I don't answer the phone when staffing calls me. They can leave a message and I'll call back if I'm interested (and I never...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. This happens to EVERYONE. I am called and txted everyday. I never answer. Problem solved. That guilty feeling (I...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I'm a single mom of 2 daughters and I live comfortably. Of course comfortable is different to different people. For me being...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Unfortunately, it's all about the money, honey--it's the American way! I find it disheartening, too, but I just keep...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I've felt that way for 20 years. It is not going to get better, it will get worse.Nurses are the low rung provider of health...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I learned to accept the universe. If you have been in this business for a while, you will notice an increase in a...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I recently moved to my dream location, one with layers of mountains, breathtaking sunrises, and gorgeous lakes and rivers. ...
    brandy1017
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. In the absence of better evidence, vaccines and antivirals must be viewed as only partial and uncertain defenses against the...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. 1)__ Do you take the flu vaccine yearly? If you do not, what is the reason you do not participate (if you don’t mind...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. From the CDC website: These updated estimates were derived from data collected from the U.S. Flu VE Network from November...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. The "push" for vaccination is all about monetary reimbursement as spelled out in Obama Care. I no longer get a flu vaccine...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I have not ever received a flu vaccination, I refuse it every year. I have auto-immune arthritis with a skin condition and...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Non-nursing courses may well make you a more well-rounded person, but nope, a non-nursing BA won't do a thing for your...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  30. As someone with a BA in another field, all I can say is I put off making the money I'd make as a nurse for three years that...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  31. if it did any good, i might not be so against it. i do it to work, and soon that will be moot, and i will never do it again.
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I feel for you too. I had to leave nursing and go on Social Security disability because my depression and anxiety became...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I second the above to NOT tell your employer why you are leaving, it can and WILL be used against you. The BON views mental...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Sue him and order a cease and desist. Get serious. The only way to deal with a bully is to bully back. Maybe his wife needs...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Meanwhile has anyone seen this video? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=l3rXKY6g3pk
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. Them deers, they be troublesome, grass eating, troublesome pests. They be varmints of the highest order. Dagnabbit!
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. Are you under the impression that deer are aggressive predators of humans? By "deer", we're both referring to this, right?...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. Do not tell your director ANYTHING regarding your health. It is private, between you and your doctor. It is NOT necessary to...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Everyone's right - you need to get help now - I won't expound on that - and you need to resign from your job right away. ...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. This! I have seen horrific mental health prescribing and would advise you to attempt to seek or if you aren't strong enough...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. 1) You need to get some expert psych help stat. Not tomorrow, call today. If it's your PCP prescribing those meds, s/he is...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. this is what would happen at my school. I know, because I received it. You call the nursing office, they won't answer any...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  43. I've been a nephrology APN for 9+ years now and have cared for many dialysis patients. Like pts with different disease...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  44. Perhaps the low opinion dialysis patients have for the whole experience is, in the US, hemodialysis is delivered by low paid...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  45. Well, I see what you are saying, but it is a burden, too. Dialysis patients have every single aspect of their lives...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  46. I don't see it as impeding a move toward an equal society but rather as a respect for others' cultures and experiences. The...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Okay, I'll try this again (cut and pasted from the other thread) I work for a facility that sees a very high percentage...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I would not emphasize the physical strength aspect of the different genders because it could be discriminatory to expect men...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  49. What were the first 10?
    brandy1017
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  50. Good gravy! OP is only 18 years-old. I didn't get the impression that she was being thoughtless or entitled. I got the...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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