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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. I read this article in the Wall Street Journal yesterday that kind of surprised me. “Hospitals are changing traditional...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. "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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. I'm in Texas. VBACs are never induced, it's contraindicated per hospital policy. They have to do it on their own or get...
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    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  38. If employment with Hobby Lobby is a condition of receiving a certain health insurance policy, they must be paying for it....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Good day: Other news sources are reporting it. Did you know the major networks avoided the VA scandal? So if Fox News...
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    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  40. Frankly I am so done with this...it isn't fair to subject senior nurses who have extensive expertise at the bedside back to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Good day: Food for thought Thank you.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  42. I've been an RN for 22 years, with a ADN. I have my CCRN and 17 years under my belt as a ICU nurse. I am almost done my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I don't think its about control, in the case of the article of the OP, I think its about taking advantage of a weak economy...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I've never had a patient, supervisor or doctor ask me about my degree. Also never heard anything disparaging from any of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I believe you are writing primarily from a theoretical point of view, as, from your profile, you are a pre-nursing student. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Yes, and when you think about women who are infertile and then use donor eggs or use their own eggs with a surrogate . . . ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Spidey's mom, if I could like your post x100, I would.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I haven't been here for a few days! Whew . . .that's a lot of reading when I should be cleaning. Again, I posted earlier...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Where do you live?!?!? We absolutely can walk into any pharmacy and get whatever we want that is legal. Why is this point so...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Good day: 14854 Thank you.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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