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By Dembitz

Joined Mar 5, '09. Posts: 50 (36% Liked) Likes: 73

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  1. sex is perfectly fine during a normal pregnancy. acog states that sexual activity during pregnancy is safe for most women...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Abortion is a legitimate medical procedure. Like any procedure it has potential to be unpleasant. The physicians, nurses...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I have worked in a clinic ( not PP). If you are not 100% on board with choice I would avoid it. It would be very unfair...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Other new topics ready for our consideration: Are LPNs being phased out? Are tattoos unprofessional? Do nurses eat...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. You do realize that pregnancy and childbirth is actually quite risky to a woman's health, right? Every woman has a right to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Or maybe we do know and don't like our bosses deciding we can't use the most effective birth control (IUD) simply because...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. As a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner my education on the topic of mechanism of action of morning after contraception is it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Anything else that goes against their beliefs? What about an employer that doesn't think women should work at all based on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Why can the owners incorporate to create legal distance between themselves and their business for financial reasons then...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What's next? There are people out there who sincerely believe that the Bible forbids the mixing of the races. Should they,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. What setting are you going to be working in? My practice is adult critical care and we order a lot of imaging. My rule of...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. She may not feel she needs privacy. And you may not like public pumping but it isn't your world. I don't like fake nipples...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. Oh dear Lord!!! Seriously with the "patient might drink the breast milk?" I guess a confused patient might consume...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  14. I think we need to stop acting like she wants to do some vile act. The fact is many states protect a woman's right to...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  15. First of all, are people so damn lazy they cannot just say the words "Nurse Practitioner and Physicians Assistant?" If the...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Unless they're kissing or having sex with their patients, it's not a problem.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. :banghead:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. This is unacceptably rude and grossly unprofessional.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. In nursing school do you learn how to calculate a free water deficit? I didn't. If you don't know that how do you know what...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Most people don't understand the nursing role unless they've been through nursing school and worked as a nurse themselves. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Gynecological cancers are often easily missed and not caught until they are much larger than 12 cm. Further, it could have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. i've been late for work (once) when i got into a minor accident. i had the police report and was prepared to show it to my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. As long as you're not doing it at or before work within reasonable time, morally and ethically you should be allowed - by...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Actually I tell my students that this is the most important thing they can learn in NP school.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. I am a DE NP who worked as a bedside RN during the NP portion of school. I have now been practicing as an NP for 4 years. My...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  26. Asking for help finding a program approved in NC is a legitimate question. Asking to find a program that doesn't require the...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  27. Just take the GRE. It's graduate school. I know many people on here want to find the EASIEST freakin' route they can to...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  28. 1. What a lot of you don't realize is not everyone lives in an area of the country where they can just "go work" for two...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I am quite confused on your point about private schools? The top schools in the country (Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Duke, etc...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  30. My son is studying aerospace engineering and wants nothing more than to be an astronaut. He has had lasik surgery already,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. If I had followed this advice -- get acute care experience first, THEN go back to school to be an NP, I would very likely...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  32. What nursing really needs to do is figure out if it wants to be a trade or a profession. The one thing that always...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. As a third party observer, mark hill, you come off as combative and over confident in your experience/ideas from the...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  34. Several hundred quantitative studies is what it would take to supersede your experience? That pretty much rules out about...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  35. So your sample size of two and your clinical time as a student have demonstrated to you that novice NPs with little-to-no RN...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  36. Well, coming from Massachusetts and being a passionate ally, I won't live in a state that writes discrimination into their...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I think people confuse MRSA with necrotizing fascitis, or falsely assume it is a more aggressive form of bacteria, sort of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I agree that becoming an RN in and of itself won't make it better. What makes things better is a proper shift in your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I don't have any problem with what the CNA is doing here, in principle. It isn't acute care. If patients and family...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. OK I may get flamed big time for this and I am not trying to insult anyone but I have a question. Does anyone else ever...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Medical schools have been around for hundreds of years, and yet there is a total of ONE for-profit medical school in the...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  42. From a primary care perspective, I would prefer my colleagues and the office staff with whom I am personally acquainted did...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Nursing's largest argument is to be respected as a profession. If that is the case then why shouldn't the necessary...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Well 75K as an RN working 64 hrs per week is vastly different than 95K as an NP working 40 hours per week. I think a lot of...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  45. I know many people with both backgrounds: many years RN practice and DENP. There is no apparent correlation between RN...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  46. I personally believe that nurses, in general, have got very snobbish about their profession and that there is a fine line...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Well yeah, I made this thread in order to become more prepared and ready. I do for sure plan on becoming an outpatient PMHNP...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. ALS is not needed in the field? That is a scary thought
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I think this attitude is very hurtful of the professional image of nurse practitioners. When you look at the wage and hour...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  50. You know, this irritates me beyond words- providers who don't follow the guidelines. Not you OP, the person before you who...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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