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By VanLpn

Joined Dec 5, '07. Posts: 65 (57% Liked) Likes: 109

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  1. Would an MSN in let's say Education or Nurse Manager track be helpful in redeeming my substandard GPA? Probably. If you can...
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    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  2. My commute is an hour which is long/far for the area where I live. I'm used to it though because the college I attended for...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. To me it just screams: Please Don't Sue Us, or Talk Negatively about Your Stay... What's really SICK is the dissection of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. "Dear Patient A: I'm so very glad that we got a chance to know each other after you fell down 6 stairs and broke your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Aaaaaaand that little "must do" would effectively spell the end of CheesePotato's nursing career. Really. Because my mind...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Really?! Are you serious? What a weird comment. There have been a lot of killers who had good paying jobs that were crazy...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. There's a reason why I included a paragraph-long disclaimer at the very beginning of the article before diving into this...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. If you are not a good communicator in the country you are working, you are not a competent nurse. Not only do you need...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. I'm a little skeptical that Detroit has more than 225 MRI machines. They do have fewer CT and MRI scanner per capita than...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. Strange, I've waited over 16 hours in an ED. A couple months for testing. Longer for surgery. And that's here in the good...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. There are also people who through no fault of their own...done everything right....worked a good job, worked hard all their...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. I'm saying that I'd rather help everyone at the risk of helping a few who "don't deserve it" instead of screwing everyone,...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. How about we all take care of each other and stop worrying about how much it's going to cost us? Maybe then we wouldn't...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. We all grew up learning that socialism is bad. That is not necessarily true. Other industrialized countries do a very good...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. To conquerer+, if you were referring to my post regarding cable and 2 cars, I was being facetious. Many people are given the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. I would like healthcare for all people. I have never in my life earned enough money to have healthcare. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Our current system is idiotic, penny-wise and pound foolish. I am an unemployed, uninsured pre-nursing student. I could get...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. I have been an RN for 13 years. I was wrongfully terminated from employment last December. I was unable to find full time...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. Again, you pick and choose what you respond to. You said people would game the system of they could and I tell you that...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Just jumping in, on page 4 or so, haven't read the previous 4 pages, and i have no idea if i am inserting this comment into...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Did you look at England and Germany? You can buy private insurance in England. About 8% of people do. It really isn't worth...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Please do not call 911 like ever. We fund "this or that" police and firefighter services. Also, when your house catches on...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Most of my family lives in Europe/Germany. All I know is that they pay signifantly less (per capita) for health care than...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. Most of them are? How do you know that? A source on that would be an interesting read. How do they see what it's like to...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Yes, i did not see why you thought my long post indicates one is "insulted" either, especially when my tone of my first...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. *sigh*.....just like Carla didnt know that nurses werent 'rich', I'm sure you nor the OP know what percentage the government...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I'm guessing you didn't mean it the way it sounds, but advocating giving poor kids "just enough to survive" sounds really,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I'm not saying that's the reason for most or even many (see my previous post). I'm just saying you can't assume that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. 7:22 am by Aurora77 Quote from Butterfly6890 To put it simply for my family: I am a diabetic who has...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Yes, the poor rich. I feel terrible that they are going to be made to contribute a little bit more. I feel terrible for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Some of the richest, healthiest countries in the world also have the highest tax rates & socialized medicine. Take a look at...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. After years of pandering to white, suburban "middle" America, I find it absolutely delicious that the republican party is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. the WORLD is in an economic crisis -it's not just the USA and it's not just due to Obama. "People like me"? I'm proud to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I'm not sure how everyone thinks Obama should have miraculously fixed things in 4 years when it took a lot longer than that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Thanks to the people who elected: Nixon Ford Carter Reagan Bush I Clinton (the couple of anomalous balanced budgets...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I live in a state that always goes red for the president, in a city and county that always goes red for its representatives....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. AMEN!!!!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I personally think it's disrespectful to refer to our president as a "moron" look at the republican party, stop watching...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. You do realize that Canada is a first world nation with some cutting edge medical/research centres?
    VanLpn
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  40. I disagree. Employers don't ever feel like they "owe" their employees anything when they've determined that the employee is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. When I became a widow to cancer, my kids were 6,9 and 12. I worked nights twice a week. They did just fine. We liked to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Thanks for all the advice! I know med-surg is a specialty but not one I like so I am not staying there long-term. I'm not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I think something akin to socialized medicine would be preferable, but for reasons passing all understanding, but presumably...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  44. Oct 18 by Szasz_is_Right Quote from MedChica When you say 'doctor' in a medical setting, it's synonomous with...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  45. I have NO desire to ever go back to hospital nursing again. And I actually loved my job in the ICU. But when I am expected...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Just recently,I came across this thread and it perked my interest because I received my nursing training and education from...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  47. You're not alone, OP. Many nurses do not want to work in a hospital for the reasons you mentioned. I am one of them. I would...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. These credentials are supposed to be listed with most prestigious first, ending with the least. So you need to start with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I'll tell you what I tell my children. To have a friend, you have to be a friend. Being a tattle tale, as in "so and so is...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. Yes, I worked and lived in the South for a long time and have a license to work in several States in the South to include...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union


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