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  1. There's a wise chestnut: "You don't know what you don't know." APRNs who lack a few years of hands-on nursing experience...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Some of these examples are completely ridiculous and in the "real world" they'd come with consequences. The police, jail and...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Read Article in its entirety: Doctors bully nurses: Hospital mistreatment is a danger to patient health.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Here's the South African version: it's been around for quite a while, as it's the same one I recited at my graduation...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. I think that the Nightingale Pledge remains as an interesting piece of nursing history and should not be removed but it...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. I come from a family of Christians and am myself one. However, I think the pledge is largely hooey. The universities I...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. Leave us break this down like fraction. The whole Nightingale oath is a direct rip off of the Hippocratic oath taken by...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. I really like this topic.... it defiantly brings an idea to the table that I have never have thought of before. I agree with...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. The original pledge of allegiance did not contain "God". That was added sometime later.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. And both are equally meaningless and pointless.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. Florence Nightingale never wrote anything that ridiculous. It was written and named in her honor by a nursing instructor...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  12. The same way we do to "one nation, under God," in the Pledge of Allegiance. With the understanding that it's an irrelevant...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. Yeah when I read that part I was glad I was not ever forced to recite this. Times have changed, it needs an update.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. I may be by myself on this, but I have to ask. I don't mean to start an argument (hope I don't), but this has been on my...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. Some patients do, of course, and some don't. Variables such as a patient's interest in and knowledge of health...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Unless the patient has medical or nursing experience, they are probably not aware of how much of our job is not visible. The...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Just out of curiosity, why are you a member of this website? Are you monitoring your doctor, pharmacist, mechanic? Why...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I sure hope this was years ago and before Darvon was taken off the market.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Anonimous865, I am sorry that you have a negative experience with one of your nurses, but just to let you know: -...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. I'm so glad our hospital has a written policy AGAINST hiring managers making decisions on hiring based on social media. Our...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. This most certainly is a valid question. One actually that I get frequently and have no problem answering. A life goal of my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. This is very interesting, I recently saw a company like this on Shark Tank. It was a company that protected/made you aware...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Never under estimate the power of a reputation management service. I use one that alerts me when information about me...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. For the most part, in my own opinion, I don't post things that would need to be "cleaned up". I'm in the midst of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. I can see being viewed as representing the organization if and only if they are mentioned on the page or in the post. Other...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. I agree with GrnTea to not engage your family. I have come to the realization that I could be the top expert in the world of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. My "batchelorette" status is for ME. I wanted to have a degree and got it. Does it make me a better nurse than someone...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. Good for you for winning your appeal. To ensure your continuing success in school please learn some proofreading skills. If...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. OP, I have to disagree with your approach. Not meeting the minimum grade points for passing is still below passing. The time...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. "After all that is what separates a BSN degree versus an ADN degree, we are trained to use our critical thinking knowledge...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. And being an effective nurse is also about word choice and clear communication. You think a civil suit attorney is not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. Yes but what about ADN nurses at the top of their class VS BSN who barely squeaked by? I'd take an ADN without an...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  33. I've been a nurse for about 5 1/2 years and I can tell you that there is hardly any difference in a BSN and an ADN nurse....
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  34. I'm an ADN nurse. All of our assignments were required to be written in APA format- and this was before the internet and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  35. 18059 I'm sorry, I can't help myself. I really try not to call names but this is ridiculous. I assure you, I did many...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. Have you ever heard of Bloom's taxonomy? There is no way that medical tests are written at the recall level. Have you seen...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. Anyone want to take bets on how many attempts it will take the OP to pass the NCLEX?
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. "After all that is what separates a BSN degree versus an ADN degree, we are trained to use our critical thinking knowledge...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. As a matter of fact, NCLEX questions are developed from incident reports involving new grads making fundamental errors in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. When I read the original post it was immediately apparent why the OP failed in the first place, and why she will continue to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. To the OP: Good luck with the rest of your nursing education. I'm glad that the outcome of the appeal is what you wanted...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. I beg to differ about that "anyone can write a paper." The original post is ample refutation of that. Magnetic status? ...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  43. Florence Nightingale's actual quote was not what you said, but rather, “I attribute my success to this: "I never gave or...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  44. Actually the difference in ADN and BSN by most state boards of nursing is an emphasis on leadership, not critical thinking. ...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  45. I wonder if she'll try to appeal if she fails her finals.
    gypsyd8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  46. I can only hope that the reason OP hasn't been back with her tail tucked neatly between her knees is that she is busy...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  47. How droll, dear OP, to take the stance of being the oppressed, and then turn around and oppress others in your observations....
    gypsyd8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. You lifting up your "Bachelorette" degree over an ADN is just too perfect. I am trying to be offended, but I can't stop...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. Oh, and I hope, OP, that, if you ever do end up teaching nursing, you'll come back here and tell us how you feel then about...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. And not being a "book smart" nurse will also "get you no where on the floor." Nurses haveto know the necessary information,...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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