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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: 12,267 (69% Liked) Likes: 21,467

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  1. And then the very next paragraph says . . . Basically it's click-bait. If it happens, we're all screwed, but until...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. ANA Policy and Advocacy Check out the Online Journal of Issues in Nursing has Legislative column -- articles able to...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. Thank you so much for your help with this. Big help.
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Thank you so much. much appreciated.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. I'm not in favor of active euthanasia anyway...I can see people's reasoning who are, but I prefer the approach of...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. Slippery slope. I can see the logic in it but the potential for abuse scares the crap out of me.
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Babies soil themselves and need help eating, too. I definitely think there's room for improvement in end of life care, but...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. I've had the responsibility for checking 10,000+ physicians monthly for OIG sanctions so this is what I've learned over the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. Patients are nuts. I don't advise giving the finger to to many people...where I come from that is grounds for termination....
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. They probably wouldn't back you up. IN a long term stetting...that is the patients home and you are the guest. I would...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. Yes they can video tape you. It is their room they have the assumption of privacy you are a guest in their environment.
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. The expectation is that new grad should GET a job; not have to wait months and years to take a position. When you have to...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. They aren't talking about increasing the nursing workforce by 1.1 million, they're talking about just replacing the 1.1...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. If they need more funding, then why don't they use that to help aid in increasing nursing instructor salaries? With the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. I am a student who worked hard and waited to get into a program, and even I think this is a terrible idea. I went into this...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Esme, I don't know. I'm still sitting here reeling a bit. This feels like deja vu all over again. Somewhere I had the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. AGAIN??? Sept. 4, 2014 report. Say it it ain't so. Anyone read the ANA Smartbrief this morning? They cite US...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Have they lost their minds?
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. Thanks all! You rock! It is getting ugly! Several of my co-workers have gotten "disciplined" for speaking up. Imagine...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  20. I'm a CNA, and I will reprimand a doctor, nurse, another CNA, (or even President Obama if need be) in 1/2 of a heartbeat for...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  21. Who wouldn't be angry after being bullied by students and teachers of a nursing program ..bullying is nor acceptable
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Bully OnLine: bullying in the workplace, school, family and community, action you can take, stress, psychiatric injury,...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. The DEA voted last week to reclassify Vicodin, Norco, and other drugs containing hydrocodone, due to high rates of addiction...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. I guess this will cut down on abuse if these medications can not be called in any more. I just wonder how patients with a...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  25. That's breaking the law. A union would not wait for the audit, they would never have allowed such a thing to happen. Unions...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  26. No breaks? You do not need to pay a union to fix that. I know a nurse who did not get breaks for the past two years that her...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  27. I can't "Like" this one enough, either.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  28. I worked in a union hospital for many years before retiring and now work in school nursing where the teachers and school...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  29. I'll be the first to admit I was scared to open this thread! I'M SO HAPPY I DID!!!!!:roflmao:
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Are we now giving away the dead with each portion of red Jello? Hmm....not a GREAT marketing incentive, but given some of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. Omg. OMG. I am dying. And since I've been stalking AN while waiting for school to start I actually get all the references....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. :roflmao: I. AM. DYING.!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. OCNRN63...I had been just calmly reading about the hostility that this poor young RN is expected to endure, ready to cry...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. Yes......and it is soooo much better to laugh WITH each other than AT each other. Carry on!
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. I'm sorry you feel this way, OP. There's no doubt that nursing is one of the hardest and most thankless jobs around;...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  36. Write the letters.....give copies to the nurse. It probably wont matter to the admin she's high paid and seasoned they will...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  37. I don't know if it helps but I would absolutely write a professional appraisal of the overall professionalism and expertise...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  38. I work with an nurse who has been a nurse for 40 years and an awesome one at that. She advocates for her patients, she...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  39. I would also vote YES if we had a union vote at my place of employment...... We need better staffing!!!!
    herring_RN
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  40. "I believe that sooner or later nurses and all other workers in hospitals will organize themselves in unions to protect...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  41. Will the robot wipe up poop and hold their hands?
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  42. Hint: As you have no doubt researched the history of the CA legislation ... what groups opposed it? Why? What were/are...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  43. I am told by my pts and their families that I am making a positive difference in the life/lives..... Everything else is...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  44. It boggles the mind, that in this day and age, with employees being treated like, "public enemy #1, that nurses continue to...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  45. Jadelpn, You hit the nail on the head with what we want: everything you listed that a union can do! Yes, we have the...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  46. You're doing exactly what you should. It takes courage to do the right thing rather than the easy thing. Another avenue...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  47. Nothing but respect from me to you!
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  48. Thank you for sharing this aspect of your job with us. I found it interesting!
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  49. ​I am an ECMO nurse. I work with a machine that helps patients who have 80% chance of dying. In a critical care environment,...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  50. I really loved the " we as nurses are the last door the reaper have to go through to get to the patient" I think that was a...
    herring_RN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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