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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: 13,672 (71% Liked) Likes: 24,240

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  1. When we first met I had taken my(then) 11 month old daughter to the playground. She was clearly the major personality of the...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. The adventures of Jacob Rock Star RN action figure has me thinking about dear friends of mine who are recently deceased....
    Apr 21
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. Working in critical care I've told the shift supervisor I need help assessing the amount of blood on a hip surgery. She...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. If I float from ICU to med-surg I am usually assigned five patients. Providing safe, therapeutic, effective nursing care to...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. When I write my diet book I'll be sure to get an endorsalment deal. One chapter will discuss that omega-3's found in fish,...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Hard Facts By all accounts, a nurse’s union is likely to improve the performance of Huntington Memorial Hospital ...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  7. Here is more information about our ratios: Here are some peer reviewed research studies showing that staffing ratios...
    Mar 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Here is a Nurse Alert explaining a lot about how to advocate for your patients and the profession of nursing:
    Mar 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Yes. Give the date and other information to the state. I'm not sure it is a good idea to refuse the assignment unless...
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I remember being told that an orthopedic unit was horribly under staffed. one of the nursing assistants filled out an...
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. If ordered to go to lunch I would ask, "Who will take over my patient(s) while I'm at lunch?" If there is no one I would...
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I'm sorry this is happening to you. At the start of each shift that is not safe document in writing exactly what the...
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I believe Jesus is God and died for us. I know that is faith. Faith is believing in what cannot be proven. It is useless...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  14. Nurses vote. I heard that for each nurse a total of nine votes are influenced because people trust nurses. An organized...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. Just about everybody who has studied the hospital industry agrees that it needs to confront the epidemic that plagues many...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. THANK YOU MORNINGLAND! I so appreciate your being willing to learn. I've also changed my mind about issues after reading my...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  17. I don't know how she obtained her attorney for the civil case. Her union represented her when she won her job back and...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  18. YES! YES! YES! We need to insist on a true mental health system in the United States. All people need access and...
    Mar 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. This is good. I've volunteered for Remote Area Medical. Post Op Reports We have found people with HTN and diabetes who...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. As a critical care nurse since 1980 and CCRN since 1986 I have had to tell a supervisor, "I would if I could, but I can't...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics

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