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By PureLifeRN

Joined Oct 20, '08 - from 'United States'. She has '4' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'OR'. Posts: 149 (41% Liked) Likes: 219

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  1. We don't need a study to prove that staffing levels influence patient outcomes, but we need a myriad of flawless studies to...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. Huh? Can't even imagine any logic behind this argument. Nope - the 'push' for BSN in acute care is being driven by...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. I agree with this. You can't automatically assume that your education is all that is needed, and that a nurse with a BSN...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. Hi all, I have been following this APRN forum for about the past 6 months but this is my first post because I couldn’t...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Insufficient clinical education -does not meet state minimum requirements for nursing education.
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    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  6. how does it affect your life if random strangers on the internet quit their jobs? why do you care? it doesn't, and you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. It is a legitimate diagnosis and therefore appropriate. Likewise the term "obesity." We are not going to stop using...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Ruby I feel like you are beating a dead horse. You have great intent, but people are going to do what they want to do. You...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I cannot like your post. Cannot. Will not. ;)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Seems a reasonable goal to me. Seems a reasonable goal to me. Seem like reasonable goals to me. So perhaps your blanket...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Mark, So now you are calling me an academic bigot? Seriously what does that word mean and in what context are you using...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. I am sorry Clementia :( I have been brainstorming ways to get out as well or at the very least have a back up plan. I've...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Don't want those women to start thinking for them selves, or too well of themselves, you know. Just shut up and empty those...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. This has to be the only profession where being more educated is looked down upon. :confused:
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. When I was preparing for this test, I spent a lot of time googling and researching what people said about it on here and...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. I am rather conflicted about this topic but here it goes: I am an aide who has had MANY experiences with the super obese...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Forgive me but...... Jesus, what a whiner.
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. If it happens, we should retaliate by making it a felony for any physician practice to allow their staff to refer to...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. We assisted-living nurse are caught between a rock and a hard place. Many companies, including the one I work for, have the...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  20. This thread has been heavily edited over the last couple of pages.....the subject of this post is Commuters place of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Agreed. When I was in nursing school, at least half of my 80 student class were over 30, many in their 40's, and a few even...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Commuter, try to follow what's going on. That was my point. All I did was take your thread title and insert opposite...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. I think RNdynamic simply thinks old is ugly, as does most of society. They can't see past the wrinkles, and the thinning...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Very true. Just reverse the adjectives in the title of this silly thread: "Old, fat, and Ugly New Hires" and just watch the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. The awful truth is that most women are SO catty. Does it REALLY matter how a new nurse LOOKS as long as they're a great...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Why are there so many negative theads by certain individuals on this board, aimed at lecturing new grads? It's always the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. Esme12 I don't see alot of bickering. To me it's healthy debate within AN's rules. I've enjoyed reading every comment on...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. Thank you!!! If i were to make this post about old nurses saying we shouldn't be hiring them id be starting a war on here....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. It always amazes me how these threads turn from venting about being belittled by those with more education into posts...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  30. Sterile technique? "Ain't nobody got time for that" 12293 Lol I'm kidding btw ;)
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. This is mythology, or rather, part of the larger mythology ADNs have constructed for themselves. The clinical hours...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. Aren't you doing the same thing, being patronizing by the statement you made in your second paragraph? I find that...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Jeesh!! What a judgey bunch of people we have here! Sure, she messed up but who did it really hurt other than herself? She...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  34. I think the responses here are pretty harsh. Maybe I work in a more caring environment than most. It doesn't really feel...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  35. Oh, by the way, most people post here without regard to new grads because they are not the epicenter of our existence or...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. Nursing is the only profession where advancing your education is seen as a bad thing. It is so embarrasing for the...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  37. Wow... Bitter much?? I'm sorry - but I'm tired of people trying to dumb down the BSN. How can more education be a bad...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  38. OP...hang in there. A bit of hazing should be expected in the OR. The Otis elevator joke has been long running. They...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  39. Before you sign up for the internship I would suggest shadowing an OR nurse. I was a NICU nurse for seven years before I...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  40. And it's not Obamacare-It's the Affordable Care Act. Obama actually ran on the one payer system like Medicare but caved in...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  41. That's kind of my beef...everyone has to come out person after person and tell us just how extremely important their role as...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  42. Or... So important that they demand their staff waste THEIR time in mandatory meetings that could be handled in a 10th of...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  43. Continuing education, higher education, or whatever you want to call it is the natural progression of every profession known...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  44. Just sayin' but there is a 10/30/12 article on Medscape describing lower mortality rates for surgical patients in Magnet...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  45. The biggest advantage of a BSN requirement in my opinion would be higher wages and a higher degree of respect for nurses as...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  46. I have a MSN and am a nurse practitioner, but I also earned a BA before I became an RN. I worked for 3 years as an RN while...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  47. MD's may not be able to hire or fire a nurse, but if a nurse ****** one off s/he will certainly get chewed out by the NM,...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Nurses are becoming obsolete. I feel like a babysitter. The MD doesn't want to know what I think. My experience doesn't...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  49. I'm still amazed at the idea, that seems to be taken at face value, that new grad BSNs have fewer clinical skills than the...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  50. Wow, judgmental and stereotypical much? Guess what, I have a BSN AND 15 years experience. And I'm a dang good nurse. I...
    PureLifeRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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