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  1. State school/community college/"junior" college equal less funds out. More financial aid opportunity. A private...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. What you suggest is never going to happen. The entire reason for licensing boards to exist is to license and regulate the...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. I hope for the best for Brianna and that her attorney can protect her from the blow back she will face at her job. If she...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. The problem is that hospitals do not want to hire nurses as independent contractors. They want employed slaves that they can...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. Great response, Ruby! I'd be very tempted to call the cab companies in that town and tell them what this moron is doing; I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Actually, can we leave the Fox-bashing out of this discussion? Many of us have already posted that there has been nothing...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Way back there used to be an ignore feature. I am unsure now how to do that, but I suggest we find it and ignore certain...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. no, your are just instigating, i don't happen to have any particular belief system, but that doesn't make ok for me to pick...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. This 'odiferous' ray of sunshine sounds like a typical low-information consumer. I'll bet sharing an hour of your time with...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I was sitting in the waiting room of my oncologist's office, about an hour into the wait, when I got restless and got up to...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. There's absolutely nothing wrong with going to one of the country's best universities. My family member attended a world...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. Well, it's a start. Nurses and nurse aides are likely to handle ebola when it's feverish, sweaty and warm to the touch -...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  13. National Nurses Statement on New CDC Ebola Guidelines Oct. 21, 2014 — /PRNewswire/ -- National Nurses United today...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. They sure didn't blame the Drs that got it now did they?
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. No question is a stupid question as long as you learn from the answer(s).
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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


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