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By ThePrincessBride

Joined Jun 13, '10 - from 'Somewhere,'. ThePrincessBride is a Patient Care Associate. Posts: 1,190 (48% Liked) Likes: 1,887

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  1. Its not crap. The government (meaning the taxpayers) cannot afford to finance people's degrees to the extreme of "well this...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. It is probably safer to the patients than the ones that bring in their poorly behaved children, babies with diarrhea, kids...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. Thank you for getting it. I am amazed that people have the audacity to practically tell me I don't know what these things...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. I hope the OP treats his or her patients better than he or she treats students and/or preceptees. What does treating people...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. This isn't an original thread. Or even an original topic. Others have made threads like this before. Seems more like an...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. But that is not the case everywhere. It was suggested to the OP that she research the job market/requirements for BSN in...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Nursing is many wonderful things, but being conducive to a family with small children isn't really one of them. As a new...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. What do you do now for work? I can understand where your husband is coming from. Believe me, the grass is not always...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Do you have student loans? What is your plan for those? Here is what I think. You can have both but it requires...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. The other thing you need to think about is that if you finish school and get a year of experience under your belt is you...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. I never said being a SAHM was a waste. Nor did I say education was a waste. My point was why would you go through all that...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. Did you also read that 24 hours is the most you can work in a day ?
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. WOW really? HOOOBOY------I need some popcorn and sit back and watch the thread light up. I think you may need to work in...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. IN the bigger picture...does it REALLY matter? On a smaller scope...probably because you were learning everything from...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Um, what? It's a damn good reason for not becoming an MD in the context the poster you replied to used it. You changed the...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Interesting read. But the day I live my life letting nursing control my happiness is the day I blow my head off. I really...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. Most people don't hop "several times" in 2 years. 2 or even 3 job changes in the first years of practice makes sense as a...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. The first part of your post does not make sense. Lawyers, doctors, physical therapists, etc. all require advanced degrees. ...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  19. Im sorry you feel that way. Continuing education is absolutely critical for all (real) medical professions. Now ill...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  20. I'm pretty sure after your 3rd post stressing that, you've hammered the point home. Can we now enjoy the inspirational...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. it's sad what is happening to the profession.....sigh
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I think it's unfortunate that an organization decides to micromanage holiday schedules to this extent. As a manager (ICU) I...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. The other post was for job hopping? Really? Anyway, what if they were to find a place that truly values them as a...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  24. Another, job hopping thread?! I thought we already had beaten this horse to DEATH. Apparently not. (Pardon the...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  25. What are these "matching funds" of which you speak? And why should nurses bother being loyal to employers who are not...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  26. PrincessBride, I am right with you on the mental illness issue; I've had depression to a greater or lesser degree for...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  27. I did nights, once for 3 years, and again a couple years later for 16 months. I didn't get used to it. It messed with my...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  28. Hey I recognize an excerpt from one of my posts. Didn't know people actually care so much about my opinion and my...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  29. I'm not a hiring manager, but IMO, I'd hire the candidate with any nursing experience over one without any nursing...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  30. it's happened (where i was the one staying late and picking up the slack for someone else). i was tired, yes, but i did just...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. How is the OP not responsible because the alarm clock he/she had clunked out? If you have one car and It breaks down and...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. I'm sure you are thinking about this, but be very careful about incurring debt as you enter your 60s. Getting a degree in...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  33. Oops PrincessBride, I should have finished reading before speaking for you. :)
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. But you ostracize newbies on AN all the time... Just because it's anonymous doesn't mean your harsh comments to new nurses,...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Seriously? I thought the descriptor 'colored' went out of favor like, 40 years ago? Sounds like the facility used the...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing News
  36. When I interviewed for new grad jobs, in the US, before Obama was elected, I saw plenty of hospital units where each nurse...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing News
  37. I understand about your boyfriend's hours not allowing him to make the trip; but given that, he should be paying part of...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I feel I know where you're coming from. I work as a Tech and during work and Clinicals I LOVE it. I never feel stressed, I...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. If by "chill out" you mean "sit and chew my nails because I am not studying" then you might as well do some reading. But try...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. this one is one of my favorite visitor moments.... when i workd in the ER, we had a patient come in arrest from a LTC,...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. If you live in an area that gets snow it's your responsibility to be equipped to make it to work in said weather. Just...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. He had just turned 18 when he came into the ER with chest and shoulder pain. I walked into his room and introduced myself. ...
    ThePrincessBride
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Yes, it's perfectly legal to change the requirements of a job. 10 years to get the BSN is much longer than the 2-5 years...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  44. Where is it written that you must feel perfectly at ease in a mere six months? And if you're working 3 twelves a week,...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  45. In one class? How is that even possible?
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  46. From what I've read you all would hate the way I give report. I'm not even the exception in my unit, either. Sometimes...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I liked your post until you made it political, lay of Fox News friend ;)
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  48. " Fecundability (ie, the probability of achieving a pregnancy in one menstrual cycle) begins to decline significantly in...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. This whole post rings very true to me (as another new-ish, young nurse). Within a month of graduating with my ADN, my...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Your beginning paragraph is why your jobs will always suck. The techs are there to assist you, not take demands as if...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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