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By brandy1017

Joined Jun 30, '02. Posts: 1,386 (62% Liked) Likes: 2,677

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  1. This might not fit the cartoon, but it made me think of it. Many, many yrs ago, I found the family pet who had been...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  2. A resident's irate wife accusingly held up a spider in my face when I was a CNA at a nursing home. I turned to the resident...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Vaseline intensive care?! No! It's very watery, to me. Burt's Bees in the small tubs the size of baby food jars is awesome....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I'll second Avon, but NOT for the hand creams (although SG is very good). Nope, it's the FOOT Cremes that are the best...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. ??? I am not sure if you meant to address someone else, I don't recall saying I resent having to prove myself in my BSN...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. Bingo! You've hit the nail on the head, although some parents would cringe that Junior isn't going to college at age 18. ...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. What is really sad, is that nursing is not DEMANDING that present ADN/Diploma grads, be grandfathered in for the BSN...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. I am about to graduate from a RN-BSN online program. I was a LPN at the start, and then quickly matriculated into an ASN...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. Western Governors University (WGU) is an immensely popular online virtual university because it offers an array of aspects...
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    Article Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  10. TheCommuter is giving you great advice. Get an attorney no matter the cost- cut your budget to the bone (drop cable, sell...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I think the expectations are not only unrealistic, but unsafe and UNETHICAL. Not just for your paycheck (those scrimey...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. You lost 2 days pay because a patient's roommate complained against you? Is that legal? How is that even done? I would...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. I think you have mainly had very bad jobs. When you do find a better job, you will have something to compare it with....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. You can look at your experience from several different points of view. You could say that you're not up to the job you're...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Yes, it is definitely unprofessional to huff, groan, etc. during and orientation session while someone is speaking. As for...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. I have negative views toward the workplace, but I am careful not vocalize them, especially during new hire orientations. ...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. Keeping your distance is a good idea. You don't want to start being identified as "the rude one's friend." Plus, she...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. The gastric sleeve was the best $11,500 I ever spent. I was self-pay because my crappy health insurance didn't pay for...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  19. Dictionary.com defines a lie as "a false statement with deliberate intent to deceive". You didn't lie my friend, you gave a...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. You were brave. Don't feel bad for what you did. You gave a family peace.
    brandy1017
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Oh wow! You did a beautiful thing there!!!!
    brandy1017
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. (((((HUGS)))))) I couldn't have said anything better than this, but it bears repeating. You gave the husband the time to be...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. `snif` dang---got something in my eyes..... That was truly the most compassionate gift you could have given. God bless...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. I got the call on the EMS radio around 5 am. This is the usual time we get calls from EMS responding to nursing homes- The...
    brandy1017
    Article Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. The special treatment I receive is to be called on if there is a heavy lift or if there is a combative patient to subdue....
    brandy1017
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  26. In the last two weeks, I've found myself increasingly frustrated with the whining. My coworkers are whining that they...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  27. I knew of a hospital once that had its very own McDonald's. Go figure. (It has since been removed and replaced by...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  28. I think there should be healthy options, but I wouldn't support ONLY healthy foods. Sometimes I need a Pepsi or a candy bar...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  29. I've been in the biz since 1970 and have seen lots of changes. If I was 19 years old and starting again, the way things are...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  30. All smoke and mirrors, ain't it?! Robbing Peter to pay Paul. Giving a raise and taking away shift differentials is...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  31. Yes, exhausted working nights, dealing with coworkers who fight and bicker all shift, patients who are never satisfied. ...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  32. Pervasive through the article is the fundamental and dramatic shift in power from the working class to the executive class,...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  33. The scuttlebutt at my hospital is that we will no longer be paid time and a half for critical overtime (i.e., I stay to...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  34. A major employer decreased pay because medicaid reimbursements were being cut back. That never happened, but the employer...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  35. Another thing that is happening for most workers. Workers pay was cut and many layed off to save the company. Pay cuts and...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  36. I appreciate your perspective. I'll be 56 in a couple of months and have actually filed for disability, so I don't see...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  37. I'm just genuinely curious. I have a pedometer app, and I noticed it says I take 9,000-10,000 steps per 12-hour shift. Am I...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  38. take the NICU job! I was at my old job for 2 months before I left for my dream job!
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  39. Give two weeks notice immediately and take the position that is a better fit. If I were in your position I would not even...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  40. Give 2 weeks' notice and don't badmouth the facility or your manager. And then take the other job with a clear conscience!
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  41. The fact you already have a job offer is fine. Leave the place you hate and work at the new place, specially if it is...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  42. Oh this one is easy.... take the NICU job!!!
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  43. Lol I'm about to quit a job I've worked at for a WEEK! For a couple reasons, a chick I hated, HATED, works there. I also was...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  44. Agree with lev. If you are already offered the nicu job that oppurtunity might not come by again for a while.
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  45. Take the NICU job... Work there for many years and have a wonderful career. 6 months at one job won't kill your resume. You...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  46. Hey all! I am going for this really great position (outside of nursing). It is an education position for a non profit about...
    brandy1017
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  47. IF you are so inclined, "linked in" is a more professional focused social media outlet, in my opinion. If lines of...
    brandy1017
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  48. As someone who has transitioned from LPN to ASN, the process isn't that simple...if going back to school only took a year,...
    brandy1017
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  49. I don't see a point to make a Facebook page just to please your employer. Either have one for YOU or don't. Don't make one...
    brandy1017
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  50. This. I have never had an employer ask me if I'm on Facebook; that's pretty unprofessional to me IMHO, and I agree it's a...
    brandy1017
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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