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By Lupan

Joined Sep 1, '09. Posts: 58 (43% Liked) Likes: 57

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  1. No, it is time to call a professional a professional. 1.) A profession is a vocation founded on specialized training....
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. I have long thought about how expensive it would be if electricians and plumbers had to document every wire or hose used and...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. If you have to punch a clock and wear a uniform, you ARE a laborer. Simple. Also, what "profession" do you know of has to...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. I agree with you 100%! Nursing is ultimately blue collar work. We wear a uniform, we perform tasks, we clock in and clock...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. I think I've said before (and probably on this thread) that a lot of nurses do not WANT more autonomy. Me in report, "So I...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. String of bottles on prostate surg pts. This was ordered to watch the progression of bleeding usually 5 I believe each time...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I'm a male RN and yep, all the time, and its not a tech job!! You will find that people treat ya better if you help them...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Yes male nurses wash male and female genitalia why wouldn't they? Female nurses bath and change their patients routinely, we...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I don't think any nurse or tech actually wakes up everyday and says the great part about my job is wiping a**. I know I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Well, back in the day we had 8 hour shifts, much easier to manage time-wise. There was a clear division of labor back then....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Wow... you're right. Was sure that 'nurse' was protected too, and looked up the legislation online for my state, so I could...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. It is not legal to identify yourself as a nurse, no license no nurse. I have in the past called the BON about it. I know...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I do not participate on FB, Twitter, etc. Too much risk involved, IMO.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. In the last staff meeting, NM states Dr. A has complained because the female nurses make eye contact with him. We were...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. I wonder what happens to people with a different bachelors degree and an ADN...? I'll have a BS in psychology this December...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. Yup, it's a team. How about the pharmacist come and empty out the trash? The physician can mop the floor in the room after...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. Wait...as an LPN, I was told that I was not a professional nurse, I was a technical nurse. Meaning I knew how do to basic...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. Eric, I have one comment to your post: pffft! If you believe nurses are more like McDonald workers than, lets say,...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. Ok, I will start of saying I love being a nurse...(most of the time) and I am proud of my Associate Degree. I consider...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  20. Yes ...point taken....however what is inescapable is that the midlevels write orders for bedside nurses. There is no getting...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. If the PA is a midlevel...then what does that make the bedside RN? LOW LEVEL?? ENTRY LEVEL?? I have a BScN plus numerous...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  22. I remember having this debate with other students while I was in school. I have seen nothing during my time practicing...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. Also, I am so happy that this article is creating a discussion. :) All excellent points of view..Nurses Rock!
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I love students and new grads. I can think of only a few who got under my skin: the one girl who said someone else would...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. I was the victim of just the opposite. I was given a new nurse to be preceptor for, and let me tell you, it was pure hell! ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Great article! The first time I heard this phrase I got really intimidated but thinking that, I shouldn't have to feel that...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. Lamazeteacher, variety is the spice of life. Some people just don't have a sense of humor, some people use humor as a stress...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  28. More SpectraLink fun from the last few nights: Apparently our ECPs got a poor introduction to the workings of the...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  29. ...sometimes you need to have a sense of humor to keep from going off the deep end, especially now with insufficient...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  30. Or Ivy Pole, Billy Rubin, Melina Stool...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  31. There is always the classic night or weekend shift page for Dr. Ben Dover--go ahead, say it out loud. Placing CPR dummies...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  32. We had a very gullable charge nurse, and a few of the techs got together to "get" her. It was right at morning change of...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  33. While working in L&D...we did dirty deeds & they were done dirt cheap.... Not telling:idea:
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  34. Sending interns to look for Fallopian tubes. LOL! Some took a long time to catch on!
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  35. we mess with each others pagers. we have the capability of sending text pages to each other and have been known to prank...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  36. It's the thrill of the hunt.....too many tv shows like ER. The presumed prestige of working NICU, ER, or ICU is very...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  37. We're going to leave this thread closed. It has ceased to be constructive. For those of you who kept it professional --...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  38. Oh dear, nice to see how we maintain professionalism in our discussions. Time out guys, I suggest that you all go to the...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  39. Don't worry. By her own words and logic (and I quote) "which are the majority 99% I'm afraid, and if they are not...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  40. Wow...way to alienate millions of nurses! :twocents:
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  41. Majority of nurses are ugly? Oh dear. I bet that attitude helped you integrate with the team really well.
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  42. Thanks for this. No one in my class seems to believe me that a clinical rotation can impact your job prospects.
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  43. "I think the bottom line is that you need to use what you have to your best advantage. Every person has at least one...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  44. In my opinion, unless you were sitting in on the interviews or got a good, long look at their resumes, it is impossible to...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  45. Define "attractive"??? I am 5'3 and weigh 189 lbs, at one time weighed near 300 lbs. I am still considered overweight,...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  46. hate to tell ya this but.........it is a fact of life........people are attracted to attractive people.........basic...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  47. LOL.... it's a blepharoplasty! Too many lines around my eyes from laughing at some of these posts.
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  48. interesting responses! as long as you can do the job! but you have to pass the boss lady/man first to get the job! they...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  49. I experienced a similar situation,so I can relate!!!
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  50. Are you kidding me? Please tell me you are... This is laughable. I would be offended if it weren't so ridiculous. :uhoh3:
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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