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By tntrn

I am happily retired after 35 years of Labor and Delivery nursing. My passions now are two wonderful grandchildren, quilting on my HQ 16, sewing, and going where life takes me with my husband of 28 years. I am primarily conservative with moderate views on a couple social issues.

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  1. And how pray tell, will you ever make that fantasy a reality? At this point the genie's out of the bottle, and has been for...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Oh for sure! I absolutely do not see one's position as a psychiatrist and even a little indicative as to one's mental...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  3. LOL! Is this a serious post? Do you actually believe that is a probable senerio? Do you own a firearm? If so have you vere...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  4. The psychiatrist obviously felt he needed his gun at work (which I am glad he had it) for protection. From the article it...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  5. I used to live in this area and worked at a nearby hospital. My friend who still works at Mercy Fitzgerald is away on...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  6. A sign saying "gun-free zone" is welcoming those with intentions to hurt people, knowing that the victims will be...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  7. I broke company policy and carried concealed for a spell. It will be interesting to see how this law breaker is handled...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  8. And that is the difference between responsible and non responsible gun ownership. God bless the doctor who saved so many...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  9. How awesome that physician was armed! Such a tragedy for the victims that didn't make it. Their probably going to have...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Same way the gunmen did. He just had better intentions.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  11. I don't think anyone complaining about TJC is saying hospitals need LESS oversight. We're saying we want genuine and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. JC knows everything is prettied up prior to their arrival and that everything goes back to the way it was prior because the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Whoops, I meant saline flushes. I think it's too late to edit.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. My Hospital has been preparing for the Joint Commission inspection. Frankly, it's pathetic. No saline locks in our pockets,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I read this article in the Wall Street Journal yesterday that kind of surprised me. “Hospitals are changing traditional...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  16. I believe Ruby has explained ad infinitum that a big part of the turnover on her unit is due to people jumping ship to go...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. So much this. Your preceptor may not want to be your preceptor, but they're going to live through it. You may not want...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. To all of those who say things such as "I wouldn't want YOU as a preceptor" or "If you don't like teaching, DON'T precept"...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I think those examples just make the person an ****, not a bully, but I guess the line is kind of blurry there. By using the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. I also feel like the perceived value of the bedside nurse is declining. I'm taking about nurses at the bedside who are...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. In talking to a nurse educator this week, she kept referring to "Diploma" and "BSN" nurses, apparently plunking ADNs right...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. Wow, not even going to get started on the whole gender neutral thing. I have held off responding here for a bit to see...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Good day, toomuchbaloney: "I will be as bothered by these "lies" and the passage of a conservative fix to the health...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. To those nurses who either chose or were unable to breastfeed, I want you all to know that I believe that breastfeeding is...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. and the benefits of sanity and sleep FAR outweigh ANY breastfeeding benefits if you're driving yourself insane, don't sleep...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  26. It's certainly your choice, your baby, your body. If after you have truly researched all the facts and benefits of...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  27. Yes, add me to the list of people that only breast fed my oldest son and he had constant ear infections and ended up with...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  28. See.... the thought to me of using another woman's breast milk makes my hair stand on end....LOL
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  29. I have not seen where anyone has stated that it is all the same. I do see however someone who is making a personal choice....
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  30. I forced myself to breast-feed my 3 children and I was miserable, but I was made to feel like a bad mother if I didn't. I...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  31. My daughter says I scared her at age 12 when her dad and I had our surprise baby. ;) "Your body changed too much mom" and...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  32. The lactation consults at my hospital are wonderful. There is no judgement going on in terms of BR vs BO feeding, even with...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  33. "It is important to remember that the concept of the ACA is a conservative approach to the problem. It was born in The...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  34. I haven't read through every post, but thought I would put my 2 cents in on this because I think the term "bullying" is so...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. I think you have a very balanced reaction to your situation and would love to precept you. One thing I wanted to point out...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. I don't think bullying is a gender-related issue. Sure, more women than men work in nursing, but I come from a male...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. The ADN program I got into was absolutely fantastic and actually does have a stellar reputation in the area. I've talked to...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  38. I form impressions about a lot of people on this board who either have been here for a long time or have a large number of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. Not just your opinion. One of my favorite courses was a stats course... Interestingly enough, once you know how to work with...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  40. I say this proudly a lot on here, "I am an ADN, my nephew is a BSN, my aunt is a diploma nurse, she can wipe the floor with...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  41. A study can be manipulated to show whatever the author wants it to show...IMHO. Mostly it is personal agenda of the ANA
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  42. One of biggest mysteries I had after I started nursing was: BSN increases patient outcome. What? Just because I shoved up...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  43. I have worked in a teaching hospital. My observations come from 25 years working in many different areas also from speaking...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. I am an older student, 40, currently in an ADN program at a community college. My cohort is made up of a mixture of ages....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. No income tax in WA but sales tax up the yin-yang. The trick is to live near the OR border where there is the opposite -no...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Tell us how that works out for you because I'm not alone in finding that many of these nurses have no interest in being...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. I love to teach. I like to see that lightbulb moment. I love tough questions. However, in teaching I will challenge the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Totally agree with this. I work with a new nurse who has 2 years under her belt. She comes to me for questions and when I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. I've seen too many nurses cry bully when in fact it's constructive criticism. Heck it's going on in threads right now. There...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. I am sure I am about to get flamed for posting this, but I feel the need to anyways. I have been seeing these threads...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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