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By brandy1017

Joined Jun 30, '02. Posts: 1,236 (59% Liked) Likes: 2,187

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  1. I've been an R.N. for over twenty years. Rarely have I met any colleague that wouldn't do something else given a do-over....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. No, she is not devaluing herself. Your comment is ridiculously idealistic. No doubt brandy1017 has made many efforts at...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. How about a gift certificate so you can eat breakfast with people you actually want to hang out with?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I like the way you think!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I found it borderline insulting. I'm a sucker for food, but I never went. A reward for my hard work was sleeping on my days...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Oh, please stop! Maybe a wee bit arrogant of administration to even think anyone would be delighted to have breakfast...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. This hornet's nest gets stirred up often and I don't see an end to it soon. I am disturbed by the division it causes within...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. Wow, tough assingment. I have worked at a number of Magnet hospitals, including two who were on their "Journy to Magnet". ...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. Thank you. Right now in my MSN program, I have to write a paper from the viewpoint of a CNO who wants to bring Magnet to...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. While I do agree the BSN did not make me (former LPN and ADN RN) a better nurse, it was a springboard for the MSN and post...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. Those threads have nothing to do with "disliking" the BSN degree. It is about being told after 30 years you are no longer...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. The "push" for Magnet is long over. What we have is the best of the hospitals, many of whom were early adopters (and many...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. I wasn't trying to attack you. You seemed puzzled as to why so many took offense to your original post. I don't believe you...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. At my last job, we had a program where people (pts or staff) could submit us for recognition and we'd get a free breakfast...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Instead of complaining, you did something about your problems. I hope the new job works out for you. Keep your license...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. A good employer would already balance the well-being of their staff. Sadly, I believe those days are long behind us. It used...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Stop taking away my resources and I will go above and beyond. Until then, I'm sorry, I'm too busy doing everyone else's job....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Gosh, I really really REALLY want to be one of those "above and beyond" nurses but I am too busy being a "barely get through...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I think it makes more sense to have other people say what someone has done that's "Above and Beyond" than to have to come up...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I agree its also part of ones personality to do things you listed above, being forced to do so would build up resentment,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Thanks, Wheels, for a post that goes "above and beyond!" :hug:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. RNsRwe's response is so much classier and helpful than my knee-jerk "stupid ass admins!!!" What an excellent way to produce...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. We get a newsletter that has stories of employees going above and beyond doing things such as -arranging a party for a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. From a patient’s point of view, it depends on how you define “Above and Beyond.” I was vomiting a lot after one of my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Maybe I'll start diagnosing patients and prescribing medications. That would be above and beyond, right?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Examples of above and beyond: + I went to the car of an admitted patient to fetch his briefcase when he found out he was...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Which is exactly why I believe that nurses, when asked by patients and visitors, should provide the truth about staffing and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Also, for your enjoyment... Doctors and Nurses Fight Back; Proposal to Link Hospital CEO Salaries to Employee...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Trust and believe, the posters didn't last long, at least not on my unit. I am of the opinion that campaigns of that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Can't love this any more. Glad I didn't have my coffee cup up to my face when I read it.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. In this case ,management doesn't care what you do for your coworkers. This is all about schmoozing the patients. Try...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. "Above & Beyond" is such a subjective concept. For some pts, it's ridiculously easy to make them happy & for others....it's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Maybe if admin took their own advice and went above and beyond with staffing, I'd have more time to do my own aboving and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I'd want to be there for DQ Day :D Of COURSE you know that any time a patient is less than thrilled with something in the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I also find the A and B concept insulting. What happens when we've accomplished every single thing imaginable for our...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. My take on this is to be a bit insulted. Posters, placards, email messages.....all telling you to "go above and beyond"...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I went through a whole cart of dirty linen bags to find my patients dentures because he wrapped it in a pillowcase (why???)...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Nursing provides a fit for me; the ability to enjoy science, troubleshoot, educate and manage humans holistically as well as...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. The only way you could have prevented it was to be in the room the one second that she decided to reach over for whatever...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  40. It is not your fault. No one wants to see an injury or accident to our patients. It's ok to grieve about it....but try...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  41. Look at it this way-you did round on her, you did answer her call for help, you didn't ignore her hip pain, you got the...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  42. So it turns out, my hospital is actually being courted by a nurse's union as we speak. This latest benefit cut was the last...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  43. "I believe that sooner or later nurses and all other workers in hospitals will organize themselves in unions to protect...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  44. I can't speak for all victims of abuse, but if the OP stated she was 18 years old when she met this man, and that the man...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  45. I don't care if my nurse reads "Little Golden Books" in her down time. I like to read true crime books, and books about...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  46. The big return with minimal investment. I came from a low income family and wasn't sure how I was going to afford college....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. That seems completely unfair to those who have real life experience in management, research, supervision, teaching,...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  48. I'm with Esme. Until someone can produce some actual evidence that ADNs are not competent to function as registered nurses...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  49. I hate to argue this point again...but who does everyone think did all of this work before the "BSN" became such a buzz word...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  50. The ASN vs. BSN debate causes so much separation. The "My degree is better than yours debate". We are one field that there...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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