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  1. Health care consultants = modern business model that adds costs but little value to the health delivery system. Hospitals...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. IF the OP is a consultant, he knows exactly what's happening in our hospitals. Then he wants to know how that's working out...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. A very close friend of mine is a 'desk job RN.' She bluntly confirmed her intentions for taking the job: "I want to be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. what a tragic event! I hope your state, like Texas, makes it a felony to assault an ER nurse. Psych or no, we need protection
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. I had an employer who dealt with it by continuing to cut staffing to the bone, allowing higher patient to nurse ratios and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. That's absolutely one of the funniest posts I have ever seen here. :
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Why didn't the senior manager answer it? BWAHAHAHAHA! Rhetoric, how I love thee!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. OK, OP here's a thought. Every CEO, CFO, C3PO take half their salary. So instead of make a million, they "make due" with a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. EXACTLY, hence the disconnect. Sounds like a wicked cool way to make it SEEM as if they care about changing things for the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Well, one person called you a name, then you ambiguously referred to "some" of us as downtrodden with questionable coping...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. This. We had an outside group provide suggestions on how to cut costs in our OR. Not a single member of the team had OR...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. As a patient and big supporter of nurses I have to say: Why would you be on a message board asking this question when...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. She was my search dog....she was a good girl.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. How did I miss Stewie's post that conjured this response? Stewie, you still here? Have some freakin' respect, please. In...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I'm sorry about the experience you're having while posting in our virtual nursing community. However, please be cognizant...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. On a previous thread the OP asked about nurses being placed on call, and how often they were called in. I think as one AN...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. As a consultant who has been hired for expertise, your argument should be that you must talk with the frontline who is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Does the consulting firm ever suggest the "C suite" take a cut? Does it ever suggest cutting nursing management? Or are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. If there are ineffective, inexperienced, and uninvolved nurses who cost the facility $20 bucks an hour, the general theme is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Perhaps one measure might be to "consult" with the staff directly involved before paying large sums to an outside entity....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Ahhh consulting. If you can't be part of the solution, there's good money to be made in prolonging the problem.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Frankly your question is insulting and inappropriate. You listed your occupation as being a health care consultant. What...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. It sounds like there was nothing else you could have done, if she's gone for 3+ weeks.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. So apparently I can totally quit without my boss even knowing. I just have to send in my letter of resignation to HR and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. ((HUGS)) I am so sorry for your loss. ((HUGS)) My previous dog was a rescued puppy that was barely big enough to eat out...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  26. There already a report function. You can also place other members on ignore. More moderation isn't always the answer. Acting...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I think the point is that while you have every right to take moral guidance from your religion and use that to guide the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  28. Actually...there are presently 4 states that lawfully allow assisted suicide...Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Vermont. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  29. Our animals don't have 24/7 care, pain management and all the perks human beings have, we do have a chance to live out a...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  30. Sjalv, please don't get too defensive, okay? I'm 2 years in, and I'm stuck somewhere between your post and the replies that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. It's been 20 years, but I still remember feeling bitter and betrayed, when I stepped out into the world of nursing as a new...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I'm feeling very lost in my career lately. I went into nursing for the right reasons, because I cared about people and I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Disclaimer: I'm an RN student, not yet a practicing nurse. Pick apart the following thoughts as you will. I really love...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Ok, this title continues to crack me up. Just had to throw that out there. Sounds like a version of rock, paper, scissors...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. No one is making fun of your viewpoint. They are making fun of your insistence that only your viewpoint is correct.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. Certain things are true whether people choose to recognize them or not.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. MODERATOR NOTE: We enjoy a good debate....as long as the responses are respectful and polite. Personal attacks are NOT...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  38. It was a law--that did not pass-- that marriage be defined as between a man and a woman. I don't hold that belief. I don't...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  39. Wow...you really went above and beyond the call for your sweet kitty. I had to put my sweet baby Thomas down. He had...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. Some persons might take offense to my views. Unfortunately, the solution often involves playing hardball: you need to send...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Just wondering how many of you got the impression that too much of the general public's view of nurses seems unrealistically...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. Yes, because your opinion represents all of humanity's. What else can you tell us?
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. I feel very badly for the OP. But I am wondering why it took three weeks for them to figure out that "something's up." If...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. But how much is too much? I see little difference in giving a round the clock increasing morphine drip to end someone's...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  45. I know having an ADN makes a difference in some parts of the country, but in many parts it does not. A significant...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  46. What is the worst thing...they won't hire you back. However in the future I would not "officially"" resign without a way to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. This could be considered a conflict of interest. So I am not sure I would attempt to hand out resumes. Could also be a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Likely a violation of your contract with the agency. And everything above it would not be just awkward it would be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I don't have any answers for you, but I feel your pain. I actually got into trouble with my manager once because the CNAs...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. The market is being controlled by the PTB, that have nothing to lose, and everything to gain by disempowering nurses. This...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union


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