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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. In the first paragraph, you bemoan that Democrats are beholden to the NRA in order to get re-elected. In the second, you...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. To what are you referring? WASHINGTON — Facing a possible defeat in the Senate, the White House is considering delaying a...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. Thank you for prompting me to read your previous post again. I had missed your implication on my first read that...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. So Ebola hysteria is not the fault of inept government leadership, but the NRA. Thank God I leave on vacation soon. ...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. I just think they are going overboard like when we first started treating HIV patients. Hopefully, once we get a better...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. Perhaps someone can help me understand a few things that aren't quite clear to me. Ebola is spread by direct contact...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. Your leaving something out.... What was the complaint exactly? Your telling me what your action was..that's very one sided....
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  8. I find the EMR to be a bit all over the place--doesn't leave a whole lot of room for embelishing, however, it literally is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Stating as fact that Ebola is not transmitted by air is not true. It is the media hype. If you are to read outside of the...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  10. In reading this piece I was transported back in time to my days of nursing school in Scotland in the 1970s. We have come a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Personally, I see no reason to defend your decision. I'm just loving all the smug anonymous martyrs here on AN passing...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  12. One of the biggest problems I have with this situation is WHERE they are bringing the patients. I am fully with Stargazer on...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. Same way the gunmen did. He just had better intentions.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. Whoops, I meant saline flushes. I think it's too late to edit.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. Good day, toomuchbaloney: "I will be as bothered by these "lies" and the passage of a conservative fix to the health...
    tntrn
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  36. To those nurses who either chose or were unable to breastfeed, I want you all to know that I believe that breastfeeding is...
    tntrn
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. See.... the thought to me of using another woman's breast milk makes my hair stand on end....LOL
    tntrn
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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...
    tntrn
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  44. The lactation consults at my hospital are wonderful. There is no judgement going on in terms of BR vs BO feeding, even with...
    tntrn
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  45. "It is important to remember that the concept of the ACA is a conservative approach to the problem. It was born in The...
    tntrn
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  46. 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...
    tntrn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. 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
  48. I don't think bullying is a gender-related issue. Sure, more women than men work in nursing, but I come from a male...
    tntrn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. The ADN program I got into was absolutely fantastic and actually does have a stellar reputation in the area. I've talked to...
    tntrn
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  50. 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...
    tntrn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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