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  1. Fixed. Caution: Possible ovary action
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Thank-you for your comments. I said that to say that ADN/ASN programs are not half of what BSN programs are. They are an...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. I mean, clearly, the ideal would be to have every healthcare worker as educated as possible. Why stop at BSN? Why don't...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. 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
  5. "Would you like fries with that ? "
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. This is me exactly! When I was younger I wanted to be a writer and piano teacher..both things I enjoy and flexible but not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I have come to the conclusion that I would like to work with machinery . Don't get me wrong- I appreciate when i have a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Become a Flight Attendant. They do not discriminate and you still have time off to be creative. You work around great...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I don't hate the profession, but my personality isn't necessarily compatible with it. In essence, I'm a lazy person with an...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What a fantastic article.....you've brought up a taboo subject and addressed it in the voice of someone who knows whereof...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. Dentistry has the highest rate of suicide by occupation, right? According to the APA, studies show that...
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    Article Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. Es, not so much that they are, though there is some truth to it, but, that is how they are perceived by the hierarchy. I...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. In the USA we have a standard, it is called NCLEX....
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. I agree you certainly shouldn't be paying for $30-60,000. There are multiple more reasonable programs with easy admission. ...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. Yes. Since I think ( of course no study done on what I think ,lol) staffing has a large influence on the outcomes. Is there...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. We don't need a study to prove that staffing levels influence patient outcomes, but we need a myriad of flawless studies to...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  17. Ok. too many variables . Staffing. that goes without being said. Of course inadequate staffing, which is the norm now , will...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. I agree all new grads are scared and nervous, I have worked with many med students and residents and fellows over the years....
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  19. Funny, some of the mistakes I've seen lately are from the 22 year olds with their BSN degrees and no experience. But I...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  20. This whole tuition conversation is so sad. I have been pursuing my RN- Bsn for a couple years now. By Paying for one class...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Yes . . .I took your drop dead comment to mean that employers everywhere are trying to squeeze out every drop of work they...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. I think a big part of the problem is that some people don't see any other good option. I'm in CT where the community...
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    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  23. It seems that at any one time we have at least three or four people selling Girl Scout cookies, selling something for their...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Heh, I bought Girl Scout cookies from one of my co-workers. I bought 5 boxes and somehow only got 4 and a half. Seems her...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. To be fair, it's not the Baby Boomer generation's fault for the lack of good jobs in today's workforce. We should be...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  26. There are so many great comments and much valuable insight on this thread. This is why I love AN!!! I was wondering why...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  27. That he didn't refer to LPNs as nurses in the second statement jumped right out at me. I work in a hospital that hires many...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  28. I very much agree that there is that perception among nursing mangaers and administration in many cases. Not saying it's...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  29. Well, I am glad I look "polished" while I clean stool, dress decubitus, strip the bed and change the linens, then proceed to...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  30. I agree! And have to admit it angers me to no end when someone uses phrases like "the BSN nurses have a certain polish",...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  31. agreed. if there is a discriminatory angle here, it's against the working poor/lower income imho. An ADN is/was an...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  32. I agree. I've heard too many coded, covert references to social class from administration and management regarding the push...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  33. LOL better pt outcomes. Tell my frequent flyer for the 5th time this year ( and many others like this pt) that my having a...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  34. Degree inflation doesn't involve increased pay. The largest employer of new bachelors degree grads is the service industry,...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  35. The preference for BSN's is primarily what's called "degree inflation" which typically isn't considered to be a good thing...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  36. Your statement looks good in paper but the reality is another. The surplus of nursing graduates are pushing the wages down...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  37. So in other words the study findings are synthesized "baloney". The hospitals were staffed by diploma nurses for a long time...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  38. What percentage of these are nursing jobs? My hospital would fall into the "actively cutting jobs" category but none in...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  39. Compensation for health system executives CEO Compensation of the 25 Top-Grossing Non-Profit Hospitals 3 of the top 10...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  40. I will have my own student loan payments due this year. My other degrees (LPN and ADN) were paid out of pocket by myself and...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  41. Although college is not unavailable, we cannot forget that the cost of tuition is rising faster than wages. The Price...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  42. "-- it makes me shudder when I think of the future of nursing. Where does it all end?" Guttercat When the cafeteria...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. What a thoughtful, well written article. When I worked in hospice, that first time I had to go to a pt's home to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. My philosophy of nursing is being written tonight in the room of a dying ALS client. My job tonight: sit, watch and wait....
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. The BSN degree requirement is here partly due to economic conditions and partly due to credential inflation. Certain...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  46. who says they are retiring soon? there wont be any social security.I know I'll be stuck working until at least 70. Many of...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  47. In a press release published today, it was announced that allnurses.com reached a major milestone this past weekend. We...
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    Article Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  48. Great post commuter! Thought I'd add a bit. The bottom line is that these schools sell a dream to make a buck. That would be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. Thank you for including Grand Canyon in the school list. As a soon-to-be alum, I must correct a few things someone posted. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  50. Free Nursing Continuing Education -updated 3/8/14 1 contact hour (ce) = 0.1 ceu CDC: Workplace Violence Prevention...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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