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By Aurora77

Joined Aug 4, '08 - from 'Midwest'. Aurora77 is a RN. She has '2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med Surg'. Posts: 770 (55% Liked) Likes: 1,650

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  1. And just to preempt any more nasty, mean-spirited remarks from the moral high-ground dwellers who would never, EVER abandon...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Or maybe not, right? :) Love all the positive energy you put out there, Viva. I love your posts !
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. "It has indeed been unreasonably hostile on AN of late" Very true…... I have read this thread and others and would like...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. In one of her first speeches as Harvard University's first woman president, Drew Gilpin Faust quoted Nelson Mandela: “A...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Ah, another young 'calling' nurse accusing those lesser mortals among us of being mean, nasty, burned out, and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. to NurseQT, listen. When you are 75 and in the nursing home, that manager isn't going to come visit on Sunday and it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Regardless, the patients are the responsibility of the facility 24/7, not the nurse. What happens to them when we are not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. This will be my last post on this thread. There are some people commenting who clearly don't understand what it means to be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I want my patients to feel safe and it is inappropriate to mention staffing concerns to people who are already unstable,...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. It is like with kids-the pts know already. We don't have to say anything.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. Why are you getting so dramatic? PMS?
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  12. "What's it going to take?" Money. When malpractice lawsuits, cost more than hiring more nurses. Wouldn't it be great if...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. Whatever some one else said, YOU replied.. you have never called off for a social function. To me, that minimized the OP's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. My thought are pretty simple on the situation. Is this where you draw your line in the sand? Does this take the biscuit?...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. When you're sitting by your dad's hospice bed, or in your own OP, do you want to remember the joy of sharing your dad's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Zero guilt. When I was a new grad, I felt some guilt until I realized the game. All these facilities purposely run short...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. No worries OCRN63. We can agree to disagree. :yes: I would keep searching myself; however after all possibilities have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Despite the fact that we are essential personnel, it does not give our employer the right to walk all over us. OP had the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. That is the real problem. As I said before, you are being treated like a thing - an asset for their use. Why should you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. At no time did I hear the OP complaining about any other weekend she would have to work. Telling someone who lost a brother...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. If there is a day I need off, that's so important to me I'd risk my job, nobody at work knows about it. I don't ask to swap,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Whether or not 2 nurses quit ( gee, I wonder why) has no bearing on your vacation. Are you never to take time off until they...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I'm not sure why or how this thread has turned into a screed against psychiatry and psychoactive medication, but I'd like to...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  24. *insert misplaced comment here about completely irrelevant topic by person who doesn't know how to start their own thread.*
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Does it make me super-mean that I always think, "Just don't be a nurse?" I guess I just believe that after the third...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. You're obviously a great nurse!! Don't let this stop you!!! I took it today for the seventh time and want to know if the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. You should probably stick to stripping and quit nursing. After all, shifts go much smoother when only men are working. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I'm paralyzed in a wheelchair, deaf in both ears and legally blind. I also can't do math, have a 1.7 GPA and don't like...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I am very sad about this. I work with dying children and, most of the time, I don't cry when they pass on. For some...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  30. What's described in the OP sounds more like personality issues, instead of gender issues. I recognize there are definite...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  31. Women can't seem to catch a break. In a mostly female profession, we're still denigrated in one way or another. I'm not sure...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  32. It's nice to help sometimes, but the chronic under staffing that exists is not your problem. Setting boundaries and making...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I was never taught this. Never in a million years would I come to work 30 minutes before the shift starts. Since I do...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I think the lines get blurred between "elevating the profession of nursing" and "devaluing the bedside nurse." It's great...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. I can assure you that despite my 38 years of experience, I remember vividly what it was like to be a terrified student or...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. No guilt at all. It wouldn't hurt management to work a nightshift every now and then with a full assignment .
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. If I am an hourly employee and I am working then I am clocked in. I don't volunteer my time to either the employer or the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. As useless as I found AIDET training, this does prove that there are people who can benefit from it :cheeky: You should...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. You have an extremely salient point. Many of the people who think we sit a lot and do nothing tend to have what I call the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. A number of people read my post a while back about a serious error in which I was involved... and I was humbled and grateful...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  41. We have bi-monthly to monthly staff meetings with our NM. Those meetings used to revolve around policy and nurse concerns....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. Nurse J hit it on the head. Its not so much about the bedside nursing as it's about the poor running of the units. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I was a Republican when I was younger (am 67 now) but today's Republicans embarrass me and I think Obama is so out of his...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  44. I've texted, facebooked, snapchatted, and posted on AN while working and haven't misaligned a single crop on my farm.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  45. Ahhhahahaa...I don't know whether to laugh or cry. Here, take my license now. It's clearly worthless.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  46. Same here, but it makes me so incredibly sad. I like patient care. I like fixing people. I genuinely enjoy it. I hate all...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  47. I'm quite certain my hospital tells itself, when it goes to bedside report and requiring that I sign a sheet of paper inside...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  48. If joint commission was serious about safety they would not give hospitals a potential window for visits. They wou ld...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I doubt that an RN in person can do any better than this answer: "All nursing areas have the same priority - keep the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. All nursing areas have the same priority - keep the patient safe, meet patient needs, support healing/recovery & provide...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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