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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: 11,873 (69% Liked) Likes: 20,663

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  1. There are any number of facilities who will do just about anything to retain a fully BSN staff. BSN prepared nurses may...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. You are absolutely right, and this is why hospitals should do their own hiring instead of using some weirdo nurse...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. I get frustrated when I have so many patients, I have no choice but to leave the basic care like toileting and bathing to...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. We the unwilling,lead by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have had to do so much with so...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. Excellent article. Sums it up precisely. A telltale sign the cycle is about to start over is the hiring or firing of...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. Wish I could like this MORE.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Yes, thank you. Again, your eloquence at articulating things is remarkable.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Not necessarily. If the person doing the preliminary screening of potential hires is not a nurse, they're only looking for...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. I am not a nurse so please forgive me if this is a stupid question. Would the hospital know how good the program is??? ...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. I have been an RN for 19 years and I agree completely with your assessment of the situation, and of the need to effectively...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. Thanks for the kind words, TN. I sort of rolled a number of my favorite themes into a single article at the suggestion of...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. Thanks for this EXCELLENT article! You hit the nail right on the head. Maybe we need to take this hammer and knock some...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. Alternative title (courtesy of Brian Booth): How much is that cheap thing you bought going to cost you in the long run? ...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. In many places the teamwork is much better, but working conditions still suck because the teams are getting smaller. In...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. dudette10, i swear we are the same person :) i'm sorry to hear that my exact experiences are shared by you, and likely many...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. My post is addressing only my workplace...not all of your workplaces. I work in an environment of "blame the nurse." ...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. Hello, you are not alone. I am really concerned about this as well as my children grow. Bullying is a big problem not only...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. And some medical schools are no longer teaching the use of a stethoscope but relying on ultra sound to pick up lung sounds...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. This discussion's title says it all. Excellent points. Patients need nurses who sincerely care for them.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Technology, like any other development, has proper and improper usage. For me, what's more concerning is, when systems are...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. I wish I had a picture for you guys! Lmao, I kid you not! In our ER there is literally a freaking robot with a camera on top...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. I assume you refer to political leanings, as I don't know what else it would be! If so, it's probably more related to your...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. It seems to me that those who wish to limit a conversation to only those who share their point of view are seeking...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. I have often been amused at the notion that the person with whom I am speaking decides "what" I am. For instance, in...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. I am just a nurse....
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  26. This is great! Thank you for sharing this. If people had the chance to spend a day in a nurse's shoes..they wouldn't dare...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  27. I love this...thanks for sharing. It makes me cringe when I hear this. We are not just nurses. We are nurses.
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  28. So true!! Whenever I think of a nurse I think of "Jack of all trades master of many"... a nurse provides so many things than...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  29. Yes nurses rock! All types of nurses from all educational training and specialties. Whether you work at the bedside, in an...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  30. Me too! I hope someday we'll get a "you're a dweeb" or a "Really?" button. The little gray zero in the corner isn't as...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I think klone is clearly trolling for more likes. :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I like getting "likes" too. It makes my day to see someone "liked" what I wrote. If I make one nurse feel better after a bad...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. There should be a "dislike" button, too. Can you imagine how much fun it'd make the popcorn-threads?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I'm trying to figure out how to like things from my phone. Can't figure out what button to push.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I like likes too. Kinda' makes my day to log on to AN and see likes for something I posted, and I like giving likes too :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I like likes. I enjoy seeing if people liked my comments. I like liking good comments by others.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I turned off my "like" notifications yesterday. I forgot that I turned them off. All day today, every time I logged in, I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Nursing strikes typically are not over their "own shellfish needs" (but, hey -- I really gotta have some shrimp!!! :)), but...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  39. I agree, I'd rather just do my job when I'm at work. I don't discuss politics at work because it just doesn't help teamwork...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. There is danger in living in a political and media bubble. It is frightening the number of otherwise well educated people...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  41. I feel they sort of sold out as well...but I don't think they are done by any means.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  42. it was rather disappointing that the safe staffing ratios were not for the entire hospital. it is the med/surg nurses that...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  43. In truth the death rate in Scutari was higher than in any other Crimean hospital. A much better Crimean role model would...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  44. Bumping this back up for Flo's birthday and the end of Nurses Week. Flo would've been 194 today. Happy Birthday Flo!
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  45. I'm so glad someone got this in before I did. Much of Ms Seacoles work in the war was overshadowed and its such a shame that...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  46. That is absolutely none of my experience. Collective bargaining means that you as a nurse have a collective voice in your...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  47. It seems you're implying that the "architects of the ACA" decided to include these specific forms of contraception, although...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Thank you for being there for her. Hugs to you, my fellow nurse. I hope you had a good cry and then hugged your family.
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  49. Thank you for this...I am just starting my journey and it is stories like this that solidify why I want to be a nurse. If I...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  50. I love it-this is why I'm going into Nursing-to care for people in every aspect. My son has spent so much time in the...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock


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