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Joined Nov 28, '07. Posts: 194 (59% Liked) Likes: 432

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  1. Some of your comments are rather pointed and bordering on disrespectful and unprofessional. I attended an accelerated BSN...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. The state of North Carolina also moved in this direction years ago, reorganizing all the public community college nursing...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. I have been caring for patients since 1968, shortly after the ANA came forth with their position that the entry level for RN...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. I'm all for recognizing those who advocate for healthcare workers, but I don't think 'masturbating fetus' guy is really who...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. I learned the following as a teen babysitter: “Sometimes people are good, and they do just what they should. But the very...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. I understand and respect your opinion. I agree we do need the facts, but I am sorry to inform you Erin Bruneett did blame...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. I can just see it now, administration taking advantage of an overabundance of nurses in general to work even MORE in their...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. From another thread... and here's the video that's also in that thread... Nurses show how they prepare to treat...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. We all know paper gowns and vinyl gloves that tear as you put them on are going to protect you! PPE is a joke at best. It...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  10. Federal officials reviewing nurses’ Ebola complaints against Texas Health Presbyterian The U.S. Centers for Medicare and...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. How about this plan: 1. Volunteer to receive specialized training for instituting and following CDC implemented protocol...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  12. Yes, there was something wrong with the protocol ~ For the first few days, the nurses took care of Mr. Duncan using...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  13. National Nurses Union rallies in Oakland after Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola OAKLAND -- They stood together in...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  14. Nurses Reject 'Scapegoat' Accusations After CDC Head Blames 'Protocol Breach' for Dallas Nurse Infection of Ebola Nurses...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. Shite always rolls downhill. It isn't the FIRST time the person on the front lines gets blamed for an institutional...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  16. It is disgusting what they are doing, but at least I am happy that there is more solidarity between us, at least here on AN,...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. This is a legal statement deluxe. The Hospital's Lawyer is in panic mode because that is one helluva Workman's Comp case....
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. They sure didn't blame the Drs that got it now did they?
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  19. For those who participated in the Ebola Preparedness survey, your voices are being heard. Nurses Say They are...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. And there are lots of experienced BSN nurses who disagree with what happened to the person who started this thread. Many...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Hold on. What is the point of an intake report IF NO ONE READS IT? I am not so quick to throw this one nurse under the bus....
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  22. The OP's profile lists her as a pre-nursing student. Unfortunately, many pre-nursing students, nursing students, and even...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. I would guess OP has never experienced a day with an assignment that is just a little 'top-heavy' (too many patients) where...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. A lot of nurses who came into nursing thinking they would do something noble, don't want to be nurses any more because of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. What can be more noble than putting food on the table via hard work and not being a burden on society? Considering what...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. I know you're young, and your outlook is kind of refreshing, but I'll give you some food for thought. That CNA has...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. In the end what matters most is how hard someone works for what they want and that they carry out their task efficiently and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. If you were gainfully employed then you clearly weren't one of the people I was talking about. I was talking about...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. I worked many different secretarial jobs at insurance companies and later in an emergency dept and saw all that the nurses...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Uhhh... well you might want to consider that before you become a nurse then. Because you're not going to find rainbows and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. No question is a stupid question as long as you learn from the answer(s).
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. You clearly haven't had to support a family. You do what you have to. The reason I became a CNA is because my husband...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. You read my mind and took the words out of my mouth, work is work, not a hobby!
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. Like many others, I chose nursing for various reasons. I do enjoy helping people, I have a genuine interest in anatomy, and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. Completely agree. I work to live, not live to work. I value my time away from work, and if I could afford to drop to part...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. Well, honestly, the money is the only reason why any of us work, is it not? If I didn't need money, I wouldn't work. Work...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. I've probably been unduly harsh to you since I see you are very young and have limited work experience. But work is just...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. Confronted anyone? Wow if you think this is a legitimate question then someone should counsel you LOL. I don't care why...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. I agree only to the extent that I would hope they would go into it because they thought they might like it. Otherwise, it...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. I am going to admit up front that I read only the first two pages of responses, but I get the gist. So at this point I'm...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Are there other professions into which you feel that practitioners should not go into for the paycheck, or because they're...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. I find it incredibly obnoxious when pre-nursing students try to act as gatekeepers of professions they are not even a part...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. You don't know what her motives were, she may very well have been one of the many "called" nurses who simply over time and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. From what I've observed over the past four decades, it's those who feel they have a "calling" for nursing who burn out the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. Because we've seen posts just like yours over and over through the years. You may not have used the exact phase, but the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. In principle I agree with you -- life is much too short to be miserable. But I wonder if you also question the motives of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. I think the majority of nurses who don't want to be nurses are those already working in the trenches and dealing with the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I was vehemently against it, actually. My mom was one so if course I wanted nothing to do with it! ;) I got a BS in...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. No, the concept of doing a compassion assessment or something like that to give spots in nursing programs would not result...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. No one has an obligation to remove themselves from the pool of candidates because someone else "wants it more." That's a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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