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ThePrincessBride, BSN, RN (22,273 Views)

Joined Jun 13, '10 - from 'Somewhere'. She has '<1' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med-Surg'. Posts: 1,510 (54% Liked) Likes: 2,940

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  1. Once had a an older dementia patient lady ask how long I've been a male nurse. I joked I had been a nurse for four years but...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Plus if you are in California as your profile indicates be thankful you have an offer! The unemployment rate for new grad...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. This seems personal for you and if it is, I'm truly, truly sorry. (I hope I'm wrong.)
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I worked with a murderer. He served his time and worked hard to get back into the medical field. He made a mistake, he paid...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. The difference between these two scenarios is his crime was premeditated, he was an adult at the time, and he was already a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. If he's now in his 40s, has had no other crimes or violent offenses, has made himself into a productive member of society...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Grain of salt time. How many of us have heard from people who are equally cerebrally-challenged on the subject of quality...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Demoting you to sitter or tech, involves your credentials. You are still an RN in the eyes of the BON. That is a very...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I had to stop reading the comments when I got to the one about how all nurses should be "mental tested". It would be too...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. The average American isn't particularly bright. And half of them are dumber than that.
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. You've only been lloking for 3 weeks? Even when there was a nursing shortage for real back in the early 2000's it still took...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. 20 applications is not nearly enough.
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. The city I live has over 12 nursing programs, so my area has more than plenty enough new grads. And it takes months...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. I think I applied to 20 positions....TODAY. The hospitals around me can take more than a month before even calling you for...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. At the risk of being a smart aleck, its kinda funny that you don't like being specified as a male nurse (vs just nurse) when...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I think that the article writer was just being thorough. I'm more upset that the male nurse was poisoning, folks, but that's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Nurse is the umbrella term. Murse - Male nurse Furse - Female nurse
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I worked nearly 30 years ago with a really good psych nurse of the male persuasion, when that was much more of a novelty...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. As a male I can understand some of the sexist issues males in nursing face but personally I am not too upset by it. To be...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I usually get mistaken for the doctor, and just politey remind them that I'm their nurse. I do however encourage the use of...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Oh, most of us are really softies on the inside. I work on my innersoftie layer with lots of tapioca and jelly doughnuts. ...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Now, this is just a silly question to ask NOADLS.
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. And you, of course, would not step in to HELP get the "task" done QUICKER? Then the deceased would be prepared properly...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Makes me think my response would be along the lines of "Well, if I was a patient of your Daddy's in 1910, then I might...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I never did understand that mentality. It's like the doctors' wives at my kids' school. They're cliquish and think they're...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. That's funny. 70 and still dining out on what her father did. Actually, though, it's really quite sad. As far as the...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Male, female..doesn't really matter. It's the attitude that matters. I agree with those that suggest a witness for the "here...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Not just in new grads! I worked a PDN case with a woman who was 70-ish, she was a CNA who did night shift.....and I recall...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. There is no way you are going to teach Mr. Cocky One humility and respect. He is interfering with the functioning of the...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. No, no, no! He probably drives a HUGE truck to cover the fact that he has a small truck!
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Sorry to be so blunt, but you're screwed. If you have the sit down, insist on a third party being present. Ask if he can...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I'd have the sit-down. But I would follow it up with assuring that he gets experience in lots of situations that surpass...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Don't forget to include specifics to counter the inevitable denials. "When you reported Nurse B for x infraction, but in...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. C'mon you can totally do better than this. :D
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. When you are a nurse a while, a long while, like 10 or more years, get back to me. Education is HUGELY important but will...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I get where you're coming from, but I feel as though nurses with no CNA/tech/MA experience is a completely different...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. "I would no say such things if I were you" You can't be too sick if you are a fan of the best film ever made. Hppy
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing News
  38. My opinion is this: Not everyone is college material. There are many people accepted into university who shouldn't be...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing News
  39. Playing devil's advocate here-- If this student wanted to "sue the pants" off of the University, it would be for 7 million,...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  40. And yet some of us actually do a pretty good job despite the ignorance of other nurses. It is almost as if despite...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing News
  41. Isn't it also true that some state nursing boards demand to know if you have any mental illness including anxiety and...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing News
  42. They hinted at another disabled student who got "better" accommodations. The suit is ridiculous but would bring up an...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing News
  43. Disagree. Should a senior nurse be able to boot a junior nurse out of his/her vacation simply because Senior requested later...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Vacation planner is posted for a specified period. Then it goes by seniority. I'm finally getting to the point where I...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Don't forget about getting that last pee in right before. Heck, sometimes I try and plan my haircuts the day before an...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I have access to all kinds of narcotics and other drugs, but can't get toilet paper without going through housekeeping!
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Still looking for a plush, top-floor, corner office job paying northward of seven figures with scheduled naps q 1 hour with...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. 1. I wish I had known that bedside nursing entailed a great deal of traditionally clerical tasks (entering orders, charting,...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I wish I had known about the huge, huge number of alternatives to bedside work. I did it for years and loved it, but I knew...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Someone once told me that no one on his/her deathbed ever uttered the words "I very much regret that I didn't spend more...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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