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By dianabay

Joined Jun 21, '08. Posts: 82 (39% Liked) Likes: 61

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  1. I'm not demonizing anyone for anything! I merely point out that being concerned only with your self interest does nothing...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. I would think that with universal healthcare that would mean more work available to the nurses since more people are seeking...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. Is this what we are here for??? To protect our salaries? As nurses, we have failed to live up to our responsibility to...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. MY son was born with HLHS. Our insurance company terminated his coverage following his first surgery. It was recommended we...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. You go girls it is so inspiring to hear other nurses more seasoned than I who appear to be able to critically think be...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  6. I am sorry that I did not ask I replied to noly one person. I am really glad you are OK. It is scary.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. I am fine now, thank God it was an endocrine problem and not the tumor they suspected, but it opened my eyes to the plight...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. thanks a lot, linzz. we really appreciate it. this was posted on our union's secure site (i've edited to protect the...
    dianabay
    Forum: International Nursing
  9. To all of you in Alberta, I am in solidarity with you. Not that Ontario is doing such a great job managing their resources.
    dianabay
    Forum: International Nursing
  10. I agree completely. If the mother is not going to be there for the child as he/she grows up, then it would probably be best...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  11. I am a nursing administrator at a women's correctional facility. While I feel sorry for the children, I have far less...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  12. I think the focus should be on the children who are innocents in the situation. There needs to be some research done on what...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  13. I feel sorry for the kids, having the misfortune to be born to mothers who, at the very least, have made some v. poor...
    dianabay
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  14. A woman is a woman and childbirth for any woman should be special, spiritual, and unique. No two deliveries are ever the...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  15. OR... OR how about when you leave the room for 10 minutes and come back and the patient tells you a horror story about the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. OMG that rminds me of what happened to me! I changed jobs and did not have insurance so my husband put me on his. For months...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Diana---sorry to hear about that but thanks for listing a great example of the failure of our current system..Everyone is...
    dianabay
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Well, assuming that everyone had access to a general practitioner for non-emergent care...then at that point why would an ER...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. I agree. Once they get home she's either gonna tell you all about what happened, and want your allegience, or she's gonna...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Wow...your empathy is really overwhelming me. Have you bothered to take a step outside of your bubble, lately? The have-nots...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. many younger americans, just out of school, opt not to have health insurance, partly because they can't afford it but partly...
    dianabay
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Takes off regular member hat, puts on moderator hat. Name-calling on either side (i.e., ignorant, wearing blinders) is...
    dianabay
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. Dearest Compassionate Nurse, I have read your story and am heartened by your response to this patient and disheartened...
    dianabay
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I would agree that there should be people who are trained to help these children in an exceptional circumstance. It sounds...
    dianabay
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. I agree with you dianabay. There has to be some better way or middle ground if they want this mandate to work. Maybe the...
    dianabay
    Forum: School Nurses
  26. Here in CT, only licensed nurses can administer meds to school children. As long as there is a school nurse (RN) in the...
    dianabay
    Forum: School Nurses
  27. Seeing that teachers in most locales these days, (that was pushed by the teachers unions), for teacher-student ratios, why...
    dianabay
    Forum: School Nurses
  28. It all boils down to delegation again. The sad truth is a lot of times we're stretched too thin to ensure the entire cycle...
    dianabay
    Forum: School Nurses
  29. I would put in a few months in med/surg, and the reason I say that is psych patients will have med/surg issues at some...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  30. Long ago and in another state, I worked on a med-surg floor of a famous hospital. At that time, patients waited in the...
    dianabay
    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. great point and it just reiterates the importance of having teachers trained in CPR and first aid as well.
    dianabay
    Forum: School Nurses
  32. I have said it before, and I will say it again- no one ever died because they could not do long division, or diagram a...
    dianabay
    Forum: School Nurses
  33. What type of recent nursing experience do you have? Are you able to move? I know psych nurses that were hired with no psych...
    dianabay
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  34. Hi, I would definitely check around because in my area most psych facilities will hire LPNs and new grads without...
    dianabay
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  35. Tis the dilemma for many who start out. "Experience needed" can become a roadblock for some, depending upon where they live...
    dianabay
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  36. janfrn and dianabay are so right. It is so important to plan ahead, it seems these days that there is lots of competition...
    dianabay
    Forum: International Nursing
  37. It may still be that the OP will have to complete the high school credits to be accepted into Athabasca. Many mature...
    dianabay
    Forum: International Nursing
  38. As it turns out, Saddleback College in Mission Viejo has a phlebotomy class! www.saddleback.edu :nuke:
    dianabay
    Forum: California Nursing
  39. nursing student...did those reponses suffice? my hospital leaves the SN with so little to do and the census varies. I...
    dianabay
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  40. Run, don't walk to your physician. A gentle reminder: It's beyond the scope of allnurses.com to provide medical advice....
    dianabay
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing


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