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By brandy1017

Joined Jun 30, '02. Posts: 1,168 (58% Liked) Likes: 2,040

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  1. I don't want to start a debate, I just noted that for me it seems a strange way to go about it. Cultural differences I...
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    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  2. I'm quite certain my hospital tells itself, when it goes to bedside report and requiring that I sign a sheet of paper inside...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I have to smile when I encounter discussions like this. It is the same 'blinding flash of the obvious' that comes around...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. The whole notion of hiring less skilled workers for tasks is a revenue-based idea that costs less for lower-quality care. It...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I will believe the whole thing when I hear it from actual nurses. Seasoned, outspoken nurses. Every "wonderful" idea, from...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I would be more inclined to believe this is really happening if they interviewed actual staff nurses who could verify that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. It will be interesting to see if other money hungry health systems adopt the approach. Mostly, large acute care facilities...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I don't believe the vast majority of "reporting" on the field of healthcare, nursing in particular. Of course I didn't see...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I have been wondering a lot about this as well And what about those emails/questionnaires they send out to your...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. In my opinion, the best NP's are the ones who are practiced nurses first. Additionally, it makes it an applicable clinical...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. I think nursing instructors feel like they are gatekeepers to the profession. I have seen a rise in the number of graduates...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. The REAL difference is that the BSN graduated with much more DEBT, the MSN--whoa!!!-- WAY MORE DEBT.... and so on... This...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. In talking to a nurse educator this week, she kept referring to "Diploma" and "BSN" nurses, apparently plunking ADNs right...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. Good day: Have the power to pick between one fluff class and the next. Between an art 181 and art 182 and other classes...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. Good day: "The wonderful thing about college is you can pick your classes to BENEFIT YOUR EDUCATION; so, you don't want...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. ACA has helped some states while others have failed to utilize the Act to its fullest potential. Insurance coverages have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The OP's post sounds veeeerrry familiar to me. Our hospital built a brand new facility, during which time the fear...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. It's my opinion that some who read allnurses are just stubborn enough to need to prove that they know better, that they can...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. "If you don't think a general education is important, it doesn't say anything flattering about you." Very childish. ...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  20. I think most people resent paying an exorbitant amount of money for those "fluff" classes; most of those fluff classes...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. You're right. Until we find more ways to empower ourselves, we will suffer. I was cynically seeing the journal articles as...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  22. One way to ensure work-life balance is to know your own limits. Some weeks there are endless requests to work OT. If I feel...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  23. I was once there. With the never-ending stress from patients and annoying family members, disorganization, short staffing...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  24. Day off is day off. Let your phone go to voice mail. I love to read. Books that are light are nice choices. If you...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  25. Funny. I think similar situations are likely to happen anywhere in the public service sector. When working in mental...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  26. Very Inspiring and Amazing Story, So many lessons learned !!
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  27. Thank u for this amazing story, It is a pleasure to know that you turned out well and that you've learned a valuable life...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  28. Thank you for sharing your story! It's amazing when you think of how intricate one human life can be. It's also humbling to...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  29. Amen....
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  30. This is a beautiful story. Makes you realize that there is always some good in bad situations, angels are amongst us. I am...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  31. He reminds a bit of "slim". When that homeless man, so well known to the ED, came to our unit. His most frequent visitors...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  32. Beautiful! I remember when my children were little I used to take them everywhere on the train. For a mother, this is so...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  33. Thanks for the reminder. With all our going-ons and our hectic lives of caregivers..... We forget that we are suppose to be...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  34. What an amazing story with a very important lesson. Thank you so much for sharing this, I will be sure to remember your...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  35. Very nice article and as another posted, a great reminder to always treat our patients with respect... whether in their...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  36. What a scarey, but wonderful encounter. I know it was lifechanging for you. Thanks for sharing a valuable lesson.
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  37. Thank you for sharing this fantastic article, which is a great reminder to us that our patients are individuals with their...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  38. It was 3 AM on the first day of Summer in New York City, I was taking the subway home after working a grueling 12 hours in...
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    Article Forum: Nurses Rock
  39. In my previous jobs I did a lot of harping and preaching as well. I was a union rep and really worked at helping nurses...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  40. Thank you for sharing and the advise. I do feel we ADN's have systematically been devalued in hospitals push to be Magnet....
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  41. Hear you loud and clear. Many girls I work with are retiring this year...they are in their early 50's. We are in a public...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  42. You are far from alone. You may want to start thinking about where you would like to go next for your career. There...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  43. Welcome to the club...((HUGS)) I NEVER thought nursing would do this....we used to be rewarded for tenure and seniority. ...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  44. Feeling somewhat stuck. I'm almost 45 and have been a nurse for 19 years. I've experienced a lot in my career and am very...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  45. I can only speak for myself. . . I live in a 1,900-square foot single family house in a safe neighborhood that was built...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Totally worth it!! I did the financial peace class last fall at church and it helped a ton.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. As many said, cant really give someone I know nothing about advice how to make an entire budget But something I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Physically the job is easy but I am a mid 20s male who regularly exercises with no health problems. However, the job is...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  49. I am not a nurse, although at one time I had aspired to be one. I truly admire the ability of the nurse to keep on keeping...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  50. This is very true. All the nursing students I know who worked as CNAs obtained jobs on the floor where they worked as a CNA....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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