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By noreenl

Joined Jul 8, '09. Posts: 340 (28% Liked) Likes: 176

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  1. No but you said it's an ethical topic which is stating the nurse is being morally wrong. Anyway, I am one of those person...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. I was a longtime office worker who left my field of 12+ years for nursing, for all of the same reasons you mentioned. I'm a...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Brava!! Well done! God help the nurse who wont let me have the same!!!! I will haunt that person for rest of their...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. A six pound seven ounce son, 12:12 12/25!!!
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  5. Honey, we are NURSES. Nothing scares us.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Welcome to AN! :wavey: The largest online nursing community. Coincidences do happen and there are explanations (most of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Ugh, I didn't think someone would be so quick to ***** in our Kool-Aid...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. My favorite in a funny cute way was my 90+ year old patient's last night. I work in a rehab/SNF and this guy is just ready...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Thank you for this. Thank you, thank you, thank you. At the beginning of my shift one night on a med-surg floor, I was...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. i know, right? i mean, i get kind of tired of the people here who want to dictate the exact way in which they receive the...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. As said above, without a union, jobs are pretty take it or leave it, especially in the current situation of nurses being a...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. OP, I have a very serious question for you: What alternative solution do you suggest? Hospitals are not schools. They...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. I work in long term care. I've been at work for hurricanes, floods, and blizzards. We had a huge blizzard on a Saturday....
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. the truth is if this is a policy she can't live with then her only option is to find another place to work. the hospital is...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. The unions pay for special disaster protection spell that covers the entire area.
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. So are unionized hospitals immune from natural disasters? I am not sure how a union would resolve the OP's dilemma of having...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. Oh my. That explains a lot. There's no chance (at least, I don't THINK) that a hospital here in California could anticipate...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. But you take on your job knowing you are a parent and have to juggle that. Having said that for a disaster I would cover for...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. So why the anger? Where is that coming from? Is it me, or does the anger seem out of proportion to the situation? I have...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. It would be quite spectacular for my area to have an evacuation (perhaps the CDC gets bombed?) but this has always been my...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  21. She doesn't sound entitled at all. She's asking legitimate questions -- albeit they should be asked of her union reps and...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. I have just started my first job today- in LTC- and I am not aware of any disaster requirements in my job description ( we...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. Our house supervisor was there and then came to work the next day talking about it so I was glad that I actually have good...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Yes, but we have snowstorms, tornadoes and such. There will always be something.
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. Squatmunkie, I agree. I don't know where these hospitals are that allow your children to come, but I have worked at many...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  26. We are part of an assigned team at my facility also. I don't expect it to be family utopia, in fact, I know that staying...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  27. Then call in sick. If I see you I'll be sure not to post your picture to facebook...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  28. Well if I can get to work during CARmageddon.. To the poster referring to the abandoned nursing home in Katrina well if...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  29. I'm upset I missed the local Beerfest this weekend because there were patients at the hospital and I was scheduled to...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  30. For us it's usually snowmageddons. (Which actually have nothing to do with the snow but with the ice on the roads.) If...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  31. I create pornography regularly at home...I just don't memorialize it
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  32. I am not a nurse yet. I have only completed my CNA training and am looking for my first job so perhaps I am naiave. However...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  33. Wow. Not to say that this is something the OP would do at all, but this reminds me of the story of that Nursing Home in New...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  34. i think you need to relocate to a better climate
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  35. I live in earthquake country.... 30 min away from the city where my hospital is at and in a safer earthquake zone than the...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  36. I'm not sure what else you expect the hospital to do. The fact that they are paring down to only three units operating tells...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  37. This is what we object to when we object to people getting into nursing for the money only. You can move to an area that...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  38. well I don't know what you can do about it. Three years ago there was a massive snow storm in my city and the city was...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  39. My husband and I are both nurses. Last year, I would have had to take my son to work with me if I had to stay and we would...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  40. One of the directors of nursing I had worked for managed a unit at a hospital during Katrina. When they were figuring out...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  41. You can't "abandon" a patient that you never signed up for caring for in the 1st place. The hospital should close it's...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  42. No bashing here.... You are rightfully stressed about this because the welfare and safety of your children is most...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  43. I wasn't a nurse when I went through hurricanes Hugo and Andrew, both Cat 5. I wasn't a nurse when I volunteered 2 weeks of...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  44. Did you not petition the state for a license to practice nursing and serve the public? The government may not directly pay...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  45. nursing is a 24 hour, 365 day a year profession. you are never not a nurse while you hold a license, and i do not mean this...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  46. If you do not like serving the public then well, do not serve the public. Nursing is an essential service, just like...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  47. I was really fighting with myself to hold it in. I agree that more you are exposed to a stimuli that upsets you, the better...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Thanks! I'm ready for tomorrow. I have a plan of action for staying more organized. I know this first year is going to be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Breaking down in tears once or twice at work when very stressed is not the end of the world people. I think the OP can and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I think every nurse has had a break down moment, whether at home or at the nurses station. Think about this time as building...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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