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Joined Aug 4, '08 - from 'Midwest'. Aurora77 is a RN. She has '2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med Surg'. Posts: 749 (55% Liked) Likes: 1,554

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  1. Some random thoughts: - One way or another, the educational paths for LPN and RN need to be stadardized. No more multiple...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. Wouldn't it be something neat if N-O-B-O-D-Y in the whole place bought one!!?!! Think they'd get a message???
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. it is free advertising AND they want you to pay for it????
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Yep! You have to be tough to work nights! If you daylight-types would only realize that we crusty tough night hawks have...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. That was my thought that it wouldn't take patient very long to figure out which one gets answered first. How compliant are...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Has anyone noticed that when a man is outspoken or very forward, he is considered "assertive", but when a woman is outspoken...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. The term "nurses eat their young" needs to be put to rest.....in every single career path, you will find people who aren't...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Shift change is a very vulnerable time for everyone. The night shift is exhausted, not firing on all cylinders, and ready to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. And when did an eye roll and a sarcastic remark become bullying? I think people are too quick to throw that word around.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. As a future RN, you shouldn't be so quick to judge. Nurses HAVE been in your shoes. We've all been students. Most of us...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. No it is NOT appalling. For the longest time I didn't mind teaching. But every single day more and more work is thrown at...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Honestly I like seeing the nursing students on my floor. I'm on night shift so I only see them just before I'm about to give...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. But at the same time, put yourself in the nurse's shoes. Maybe the nurse has a huge workload. Or maybe the nurse had a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. In a perfect world, I'd give the platelets first. But if vanc is in hand and it's going to take 15-30 minutes to get the...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  15. Like just about every illness and disease out there, there are the 2 groups. The silent sufferers/people who deal with it...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. Well clearly, you are a much better human being than the OP, Rivalicious. You are a much better human being than I. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. You got a year of general electives?! How nice. My first bachelor's degree had 40something hours of mandatory core...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. Based on your posts, I'm not sure you're even a nurse. And if you are, I pity your co-workers and your patients. The...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Where is the charming prince to slay the troll?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Hey sign me up NOW!!. If there is a med-surg unit that "just pass meds", someone please let me know I would love to work...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  21. Honestly, at this point we should just make the BSN the entry to practice for new nurses and make practical nursing an...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. Your reply is not evidence. I FEEL that lower turn-over rates translate into a positive. I FEEL that Magnet hospitals...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. And yet, in the end, it mostly comes down to supply and demand. Believe me, if hospitals could offer minimum wage and get...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  24. First, want to make med/surg pay at your hospital? Transfer. Only passed meds? Probably because they gave the...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  25. Most of the time I don't post any responses if I don't have anything nice to say. However, this time I will bite because it...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  26. Comfort care is always discussed with the family as usually it means that someone is passing on. A DNR is initiated and I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. It has always been true - "People don't leave jobs, they leave managers" The corollary is that people will stick (sometimes...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  28. They tried to all the time but my give a damn was busted. People can only do what you allow. I have a life outside the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. I'm not saying it SHOULD apply to smokers, It just ****** me off that it applies to alcoholics and drug addicts (and sex...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  30. I get to pee, eat a full lunch, take my breaks and put my feet up while at work. We are professional nurses, not...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. Going against my instincts on this one, as its pretty indefensible, but it is my opinion that 1.) people are too tough...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  32. I love small talk. Love to hear about a young nurse's awesome date--I think this is the one!, a great place to eat--ya...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. I would be interested to know if these hospitals saying "MSN preferred" are paying those MSNs substantially more money than...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  34. Knowing nursing is a business for me: 8 years experience and no burnout You with a calling: no nursing experience one...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  35. One of the nurses I work with has been known to go into an empty patient room, turn on the tv and sit in a chair with the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. "MSN preferred" for an entry-level bedside position is nothing but degree inflation run rampant in a bad job market. If a...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  37. I can't fathom how people regardless of their license status can get away with this sort of thing. The guy got what he...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. Pregnancy doesn't mean your crippled. Very little you can't come in contact with. Your peers don't want to be stuck with all...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Pay is heavily dependent upon the geographic area in which you reside, as well as the cost of living, specialty, etc. I...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  40. No. Drop any hopes of making anything above what the average new grad makes in your area. You are not Gods gift to...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  41. I would not think MSN nurses would want to be at the bedside. I want to know what they are willing to pay for an MSN vs BSN....
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  42. I became a nurse for the flexible scheduling, career mobility, income, and advancement opportunities. Yes, all of my reasons...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. We try to discourage family members from being at the desk for any reason due to the potential for overhearing HIPAA...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. Ideally we'd all work the shift length that works best for us. There's certainly an argument for the availability of both 8...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I have a problem donating anything to anybody who lives better than me. That's because: 1) They simply have more money...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. If I worked day 8s, I'd sit in about 30 more minutes of rush hour traffic each shift than working day 12s. Multiply that by...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. How long have you worked in this fantasy scenario? On my nightshift there are three nurses who look after the same number...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Do you have any recourse when you unit is staffed well below your matrix? Who was the "they" that pulled the tech ..and was...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Managers who work like that are complete and total idiots. If a nurse has decided it is time to move on then that nurse is...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  50. These posts (the OP) intrigue me. If you do not wish to obtain a degree, feel it is not appropriate for your life...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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