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Joined Mar 14, '04 - from 'California, USA'. herring_RN is a registered nurse. She has '>40 years' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Critical care, tele, Medical-Surgical'. Posts: 13,561 (70% Liked) Likes: 24,001

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  1. You are the reason why there are Nurses. Its so hard to put being a nurse and being there for a person.you had shown love,...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  2. Beautiful post. This reminds me of a personal life situation. But my mother was being put on hospice when I was a teenager....
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. How quickly we must "recover" from what has to be a gut-wrenching event like you had.... We must remember to allow ourselves...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. Thank you for sharing this beautiful story. I can't stop crying .
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  5. I have to ask this question - why are we as nurses so bad at allowing each other time out to decompress at times like this?...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. Beautiful story. I always cry when I read these stories. It helps to remember why we do what we do.
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  7. This is an incredible story. I hope to have your strength as a nurse one day. Thank you for sharing.
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  8. What a beautiful story, I’m just a patient but nurses like you are why I respect and admire nurses as much as I do, many of...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  9. This is why nurses suffer burnout and compassion fatigue and don't bounce back because they have nothing else to give. I...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  10. :inlove: That is all...the things we do as nurses-priceless. :yes:
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  11. You did great to help the patient's wife. And thanks for sharing your story.
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  12. Thank you for sharing. It IS the extra mile we take that make a difference. I have always felt it is the whole family we...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  13. Absolutely beautiful. 💔
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  14. These things are all poor practice, but you as an orientee are not likely to effect much change at this point. Are you...
    herring_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. It took a study..
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. thank you!
    herring_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Urgent Letter to California State Legislature June 14, 2012 Dear California State Legislature, The proposed budget...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. There are MANY threads + posts at allnurses regarding California nurse -patient ratios --use our search engine spyglass at...
    herring_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. It's especially tough for new grads to find work in California. What area will you be moving to? Med/surg ration is 1:5. I'm...
    herring_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. This is a terrible and unacceptable situation. herring_RN has given you the best advice regarding ADOs and filing...
    herring_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. That's a pretty accurate description of why health insurance reform was necessary, but it's contradictory in describing the...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. find out what law firm represents the hospital in liability issues, have the union start with them. Of course, it should...
    herring_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I absolutely love this.
    herring_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Thanks, ixchel. If it makes you feel any better, I think there are a lot of pros to having ADHD, too. I love the way my...
    herring_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. This is a frustrating topic for many. There is a legitimate imbalance with mental health. Foods can't cure everything,...
    herring_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I couldn't agree more...as nurses we can work to help end the stigma of mental illness. I'm just unsure of how to go about...
    herring_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Because they read something on the internet and therefore know best about YOUR child. You know Grandma means well, and damn...
    herring_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Some diabetics don't need meds, some hypertensive patients don't need meds. But then they do. And there should be no knowing...
    herring_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I think people get hung up on the labels attached to some meds. Who wants to take something called an antipsychotic? And...
    herring_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. I feel honored when I work a PD hospice case. To me it is a privilege to help in whatever way I can; especially helping the...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  31. OP's question was asking if nurses should KNOW prices. Without question, I say YES YES YES. It should not be my obligation...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  32. I hate it. Not because I'm above it. I can grab a mop when needed, no problem. But when it's a regularly scheduled duty,...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  33. It doesn't, and no one with any sense thinks it does. Sad to say there are many "religious" people who want to put God in...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  34. What I'm not sure of just yet is if it is harmful, immediately or eventually, to insist upon a creator when a creator has...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  35. What makes one think that the majority of Congress gives two hoots about this?
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  36. How about FERPA violation. Too cute!!
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  37. These stories are too great! Gosh, I hope my kids take after me and pick up my love of medicine! :geek:
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  38. He sure would have been! He is one heck of a cattle farmer now, and engaged to a future great nurse so I guess I can forgive...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  39. THAT is one smart guy! Man he'd have been a good nurse!
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  40. LOL!!! Too funny.
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  41. I'm the nurse at my daughter's school. Whenever she walks by the clinic and sees a kid sitting in my chair or, heaven...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  42. My son woke us up one morning to let us know that he had 6 hours to get to the hospital, and have surgery to take care of...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  43. We were all at the dinner table with friends and beeper went off. I excused myself, made a phone call, returned and...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  44. My son fell at my mom's house and skinned his knee, said "long way from the heart" and kept going. LOL!!
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  45. The same daughter who's in nursing school? Too funny!
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  46. Haha! I love that! Once when my son was 4 he fell backward and hit his head on something. He stood up and was bleeding...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  47. Jesus and germs...too funny!
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  48. Don't worry. I took no offense at what you said. You were curious and it is normal in your position that you'd reply that I...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing in Philippines
  49. Hi Pacs, RN. I wasn't trying to be offensive in any way. I was just thinking that maybe to start a change in things you can...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing in Philippines
  50. If there is one thing that I truly despise, that would be mediocrity. I have never been comfortable on being mediocre in...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing in Philippines


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