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Joined Jun 30, '02. Posts: 1,218 (59% Liked) Likes: 2,152

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  1. Some places take hair samples which can check you for months! You are lucky if it is only a urine drug screen. Stay clean...
    Aug 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Where can we get one? What colors are available?
    Aug 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I think because a majority of nurses work in hospitals or outpatient settings. LTC actually doesn't use many RN's because...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. Make sure there are adequate supplies to work with. It is a major frustration when things are missing and broken and the...
    Aug 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I think you are becoming too attached and involved with your patients. It might help if you can detach yourself and leave...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. It makes me sick one that a nurse was involved in this and two that a woman would actually participate in an abduction and...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Because they have the highest patient ratios and some of the sickest and most difficult to deal with patients! They get all...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. Precisely why it is smarter and safer to just call off sick without asking in the first place! It is easier to ask for...
    Aug 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. You're being overly dramatic. One can call off sick in a timely fashion, it is not springing it on anyone. The hospital is...
    Aug 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I agree 100% with your post!
    Aug 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I would still call off, write up or not! Besides if they are already down 2 nurses, they can't really fire you can they? ...
    Aug 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I think PM's is the worst shift for isolation, work when others are off, awake when others are sleeping and off when...
    Aug 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Even the VA is starting to offer 12 hour shifts when they used to just have 8 hour shifts precisely over safety concerns re...
    Aug 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. This is the reason so many new nurses go back to school ASAP to be an NP. Maybe you should consider that too!
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. No you don't want to move to Hawaii. Keep it special as a vacation hideaway! Plus it's too expensive anyway! lol
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Come on now, that's just mean! Everyone has a dream. lol
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I know someone going to a for profit college, sorry don't know which one, but they pulled the same thing on her. After she...
    Aug 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. The main problem is chronic understaffing. It is nothing new and has been going on for years so you learn to tune it out. ...
    Aug 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I suggested accounting, not bookkeeping because I have a friend who is a VP at a bank making six figures and lives very...
    Aug 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. It's typical in hospitals and frankly it is because they won't hire enough staff or have an adequate float pool. Why...
    Aug 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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