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By sparketteinok

Joined Jun 11, '08. Posts: 137 (57% Liked) Likes: 175

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  1. OMG! Can you please, please go back to stalking Leslie. You were sorta cute with her...with me, you're downright...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. :smackingf: No coincidence that you chose "dawg" as your username? :lol2::lol2:
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. If there were that much sex going on at real workplaces, we would have more stories about contented workers walking around...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. I have been working the last couple years at a facility with a completely computerized med administration system (my first...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. "Lateral Violence" is a huge issue in nursing and probably counts for about 10% of new grads leaving the workforce, and...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Dear Nursing Student: I am sorry that you feel that you are a novice and nothing more; I hope you develop some...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. to the ole experienced nurse sorry i am a novice and nothing but a thorn in your flesh...i promise, i'll learn fast. sorry...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I nursed a patient who had Munchausen's. She had at least 16 abdominal ops from 9 different hospitals that we knew about....
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. You people who don't have jobs will have to be creative. So you don't get the big job in the big city, just be creative and...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  10. I don't know if the hospitals are really paying the price. I think it is the nurses and ultimately the patients that pay...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Pur.. Be assured that a business, which in this country a hosptial IS, only the bottom line matters. There are no limits...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Well and here is the other thing...If the hospitals continue to pass on hiring new grads...where are they going to go to...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  13. I have discussed at length on this board in previous threads I have started about the plight of newly licensed registered...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  14. I think it's hilarious! Suggest you shed some layers of "sensitivity" and start learning to laugh at yourself. If you're so...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. First of all, get over yourself. What is inappropriate is nursing students all over the place complaining and whining about...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. So just because you personally have done fine without dissection, all the teachers should go ahead and ex it off their lists...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Personal ethics HAVE to be put aside. I work in a trauma unit. We had a guy in here, critical, and intubated, whose...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. If you don't feel comfortable dissecting an animal, you may need to find another kind of occupation. Dissecting an animal is...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. I absolutely despised dog lab at UCSD La Jolla school of medicine. It damned near sent me right out the door. And in fact,...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. I am sorry about your feeling , however it is not fair to other students who have to cut the animales and you don't. This...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Re: A&P prof's inappropriate response to request for alternative to animal dissection And yet for 16 years I have been a...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. The cow was dead before it was dissected and the eye would have gone into petfood had it not found it's way to your college...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. In high school Biology II we disected all kinds of animals, including cats. There were two girls that objected, and made a...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Ok, well you will never get around that - they just cannot give consent. So are you opposed to veterinarian students...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. I just am curious about something- I make no judgement calls whatsoever! But what is the reason that you'd be willing to...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  26. Every nurse I know dissected something in A&P (in my program, we dissected cats). Dissection is a standard part of A&P lab,...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  27. When you were a kid, didn't you ever take something apart just to explore and see how it works? (Maybe this is just a guy...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  28. When you do become the victim of workplace violence, I can vouch that you will find out how fast your employer takes steps...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Why on earth would you tell her you applied until you are ready to give notice?! NO! GAH!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. It's silly for a dead person to hang onto their organs when it can save another person's life. To know the organs are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I just had a patient come in DOA, this patient had years ago been a recipient of a kidney, well gift of life said they would...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. If this is an unsafe work environment for you-----leave. I wish you well.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Perhaps the factor you are looking for is autonomy. It might be a thought to include it when you rate employment offers. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. The hardest part of work is not in the tasks. Tasks are what you see nurses doing. The mental part can be exhausting and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. For your information: Lateral violence a.k.a. "Horizontal Violence"- Definition: “Overt and covert non-physical ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I agree with the lateral violence (or horizontal hostility). For me, it blows any "icky" patient care job or annoying...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Lateral violence and family that I can never seem to please even if I gave them the colthes iff my back.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. look, you're going to have to learn to be a nurse, that means "total care" (wiping butt, measuring pee, sticking people with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. lateral violence.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Hey....maybe you should write up some care plans for your coworkers.....like "ineffective coping" or "readiness for enhanced...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Thanks for this post. I find myself in the same position, toxic environment all the way. As I was reading through all of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Nurses are their own worst enemies and like someone mentioned before, some units develop a personality of their own and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I think you might want to switch shifts or floors before quitting altogether if work is that hard to come by. Even if...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. What about trying to switch to a float staff position if one becomes available at your current hospital? Then you get to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. yeah, if working with co-workers is a problem, hospice or home health are good options.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I moved 3 hours from my home town and am currently working in a similar environment. Some days are worse than others. The...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. twinklebelle: THAT WAS AWESOME!!! THANK YOU! You pointed out alot of good pointers on this situation. I recently left my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I drive two hours every week to work in a hospital with it sounds like the same situation. Depending on the days of the week...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Pox after pox after pox upon him. But dear, WHY did you resign? The options your manager gave you don't make sense, and the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. It always seems to be the specialists that have the epic temper tantrums. Well, that's my experience anyway!! If you are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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