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By Crispy Critter

Joined Jul 13, '08 - from 'My secret underground bunker'. Crispy Critter is a RN. She has '41' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'ER I/CCU Cath lab LTC'. Posts: 46 (59% Liked) Likes: 75

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  1. I feel mean, hateful, bitter, and really lack patience. :(
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. It does not help that I feel very stuck in long-term care and skilled nursing...which I do NOT want to do. My choices are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Rather shocking that the ANA hasn't figured out yet that the department of labor is NOT a reliable source. Vacancy...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. This is a point that you will never see out in the open because the ANA/AACN lobbyists do their level best to snow...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. I never have or will ever support the ANA for these reasons.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. The ANA is a well funded union and lobby organization that seems to favor big government solutions for perceived problems. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. The article mentioned using some of funds to increase instructor salaries. What bothers me (among many things) is...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. As a second note, it would not surprise me if this was a play from medical facilities who like getting to pay less and not...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. Have they lost their minds?
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. 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
  11. I think you guys have beat her supposed gender discrimination to death now.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. The funniest thing I was ever told in report (from a male nurse, mind you): "I deep-throat suctioned the patient" I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I've never been asked this question by someone who wasn't me.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Maybe her tribe stuck her in a menstrual hut because she was 'unclean'?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. no, more money wouldnt change anything.the job still sucks. not sure what the hourly going rate for being a human punching...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. When I was working in LTC Hellcare, I was doing it for the money. Big mistake. An overload of tasks that can't possibly be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. There are layers to my dissatisfaction. A year or two ago, more money might have made a difference in how I feel about being...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Hehe! I would like my job more if it was not my job!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. A raise wouldn't make me like my job more. The stress would be the same. Would not make me any less miserable nor make my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. No amount of money is worth my health or my sanity.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Three to five dollars an hour more to bring me to the bottom of the pay scale that someone with my license, education,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. No. It would help me financially. But it would not make it more tolerable there
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Nah. $3 or $5 or $10 more hourly might seem better at first. Then you'd get used to that standard of living and your job...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. There are some things you could pay me a million dollars a year for, but working on a dysfunctional unit with ridiculous...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I wish we still did this. All visitors out at 2130, night caps at 2200. My life would be so much easier.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  26. They pay the ANCC a LOT of money. Magnet is the biggest scam in nursing, IMO.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I haven't liked being a nurse, or my job, for a while. What has made it almost unbearable, is the disrespect from the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Its coming. This is the internet
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Oy. You sound like me a loooong time ago. I went straight into ICU as a new grad myself. Talk about a wake-up call: 18...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Join the crowd
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. That would not make me go hmmmmmm......THAT would make me go (hurl).
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Yearly bonus, what a cute idea. I wonder what that's like?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I agree an AAOx3 throwing stuff because he isn't getting his way is unacceptable behavior. At my facility, we have patients...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  34. Sometimes these people are exactly the same way they have been their whole life. We have one right now, and he is, quite...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  35. For a "guide" you sound not very understanding and not very compassionate. Perhaps YOU should get a different job.
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  36. "You don't have to rush like in acute care" simply rolled over me like a mack truck. You don't have to rush in LTC? The...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. I agree the old 2 day all day test was more comprehensive to today's pass it at 75 questions. A person could just get...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. You know what? I may be old fashioned, but I think it is another sign that visiting policies, and society, have become way...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. In this case ,management doesn't care what you do for your coworkers. This is all about schmoozing the patients. Try...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. Maybe if admin took their own advice and went above and beyond with staffing, I'd have more time to do my own aboving and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. I'd want to be there for DQ Day :D Of COURSE you know that any time a patient is less than thrilled with something in the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. I also find the A and B concept insulting. What happens when we've accomplished every single thing imaginable for our...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. I feel every shift that doesn't end in me strangling a random administrator is a day I've gone above and beyond.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. Agreed. Nursing itself can be very fulfilling if you enjoy people and wanting to make a difference. I also enjoy learning,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. No seriously OP, BIG UPS to you for having the courage. I've been voluntarily not working since March and DREADING going...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. While I really do agree with you in spirit that everyone has a right to his or her own opinion, I can't help but think how...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. BINGO! I can come across jaded here on these boards, and sometimes a little too blunt. Oh well, I can live with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Everyone is entitled to their opinion. I resent it when individuals (often inexperienced nurses or those who have worked at...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. While I find it an odd first post, I also think the OP is SPOT ON when it comes to getting out of a profession she doesn't...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. If I had to make a conjecture I'd estimate that about 20 percent of all people really love their jobs, about 20 percent of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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