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  1. It's my experience that out in the private sector, there isn't enough education regarding vet centered care and resources.
    Dec 2 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Unfortunately Saphy, I work in a VA Hospital. Otherwise, I would be more than happy to help.
    Dec 2 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Amen sis!
    Dec 2 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Glad that the attendings, residents, interns etc. are civilized and sensitive at your facility. Guess if they aren't, they...
    Dec 2 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. You are absolutely right. We had extensive clinical experiences the entire 3 years of school. This included all areas in...
    Nov 25 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Unions are also as good as the people who have been voted in to represent employees in case of issues.
    Nov 25 '13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  7. No it isn't easy to recover. I think part of the reason I was let go was also the things you mentioned in your post as well...
    Nov 21 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I worked in a 400 bed hospital. I busted by butt for these people, worked OT when they "needed" me. Gave inservices, did...
    Nov 21 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. That is when you should have filled out an incident report! and made copies for yourself in case it "got lost". We have a...
    Nov 21 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. but then if you call in, the attendance policies of most hospitals will have you looking for a new job in no time!!
    Nov 21 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. When I worked night shift, I had several occasions where I came close to having an accident and finally did have one. I...
    Nov 21 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I didn't mind going to either acute hospital in my hometown. I went to nursing school at one and worked at the other, so...
    Aug 18 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Check the aacn website. I have a couple of friends who work tele in another hospital and they received their certification....
    Aug 18 '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  14. I totally relate to your post. You said so many things that touch me and my current situation. I am so sorry that you and...
    Aug 18 '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. Re-elect NO one!!! We need a change all the way around. Seriously.
    Aug 18 '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. And there are those who oppose unions! This is an instance where a good union could help out in this situation. Pay cuts...
    Aug 18 '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. I was hospitalized back 1991 for major depression. Hospitalization helped me "snap out of it" quicker than going through...
    Aug 18 '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  18. I work in ICU. I also have lung issues. When I have patients who are coughing and hacking, I wear a mask. It's been a...
    Aug 18 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I ran into the situation where I ran out of comp time, vacation time and sick leave when my husband was sick. I would not...
    Aug 18 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Ha @ "the fish bowl". This was what we called our nurse's station on the adult general psych unit!
    Aug 17 '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing

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