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By brandy1017

Joined Jun 30, '02. Posts: 1,404 (62% Liked) Likes: 2,736

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  1. I think this is a common problem where some workers shirk their job and are willing to neglect their patients rather than do...
    Dec 15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Night shift nursing is very task oriented and playing CNA as well as nurse. Maybe you would like working days better. It...
    Dec 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. It might be a nickel allergy if on the palms with students using cell phones, lap tops and tablets. I wonder if it is a...
    Dec 10
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. I find it hard to believe all these nurses every shift and day aren't doing full assessments. It takes all of five minutes...
    Dec 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. I don't believe in the flu shot and am sickened that so many of us are being forced to take it regardless of the risk and...
    Dec 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I was told it used to be ok to place an elderly patient in a hospital for a break for the caretakers. One sad case was an...
    Dec 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. So typical of my ER. You get report from a nurse that hasn't had the patient. When there is an issue that something she be...
    Dec 3
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. No we don't have showers. Best advice is take your shoes off at the door and shower when you get home. Only OR settings by...
    Dec 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I first thought about it as a teen, but didn't pursue it immediately. Instead I became a secretary taking business and...
    Dec 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What type of nursing job do you do that pays $80/hr? The highest where I live is between $40-50/hr and that's for pool or...
    Nov 30
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  11. The political system and powers that be prefer to advocate for education as the solution to the economic problems of...
    Nov 30
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  12. They ship jobs to other countries because they want to make more profits for the CEO and top dogs. It is a race to the...
    Nov 30
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  13. That's great for you that you have the option to negotiate, but for the majority of nurses this isn't an option. Strong...
    Nov 30
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  14. Your wage would be raised to the new minimum at least as well! So it would actually benefit you. It would benefit others...
    Nov 30
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  15. I don't like suctioning patients or traches. While a trach does make it a little easier to suction vs going down someone's...
    Nov 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Generally a card and/or food is acceptable. We are not supposed to accept gifts from patients, although we had one sweet...
    Nov 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Most are bolted shut where I work. lol
    Nov 29
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  18. Thanks for sharing the article. This is the first one I've seen that explains what happened. It seems they were...
    Nov 29
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  19. I'm glad to hear Amber Vinson received a new engagement ring free from Zales since they threw away all her possessions...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. If you read my posts you know I struggle with burnout. I do my best to cope by taking frequent vacations, even if I can...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101

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