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By TraumaSurfer

Joined Aug 8, '10. Posts: 433 (40% Liked) Likes: 367

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  1. Sure, that works out in the carefully constructed, detailed scenario you invented in order to present a situation in which...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. Thank you elkpark. What I don't get is WHY do people use the "BSN is not cheaper" argument, especially when there are...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. I used to have a colleague who would text on her cell phone while using the Pyxis ... SERIOUSLY?? Although I hate seeing...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. What I haven't seen mentioned are the cameras and recording capabilities of cell phones, etc. For that reason alone there...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. The martyr mary is right up there with the super mom of dear God if I'm not right at my baby's side (even with the father...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. Adequately prepared is one thing. Improved outcomes is another. There is evidence that hospitals with more...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. After 2 years in case management and 4 in public health, I can confidently say I do notice a difference between ADN and BSN...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. It may be worth checking with your facility's HR department to clarify that you would be eligible for hire with an...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Alright, so you graduate with your ADN and you're ready to go out into the world and get a leg up on all these idealistic,...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Even worse are those that argue this because it is "quick and easy" for them even if it's worse for patients they are caring...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. I worry for the future of this profession when I see people arguing so strenuously for less education. Honestly, it's...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. That is not the same as "accepting LPN-level practice" in lieu of "RN-equivalent clinical hours." You asserted they accepted...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. Yes, but not because their LPN work experience is counted as clinical hours in an RN program; it's because EC, for some...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. I felt the same way when I first started nursing. About 6 mos in, I felt more confident. By a year, I didn't have as much...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. My mom (rest her soul) always told me: if you are about to do something, and for whatever reason, you start wondering if...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  16. The problem for me is using the information she obtained, the patients name, while being this patients caregiver...for...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  17. I agree about CNA. Do that instead. EMTs have a very different thought process and approach than nurses do, and trying to...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Agree with Esme's post above ... I have cared for a steady stream of county jail and state prison inmates, and all have been...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. You get prisoners without guards? That surprises me. If they are incarcerated they come with police or guards where I have...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. I'm a student in an ADN program and I graduate in April. I have a degree from a far better school than what I am attending...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Go bags are not just for a possible hospitalizations, they are for any time you leave the home
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. :rckn: Oh, if I could like this a hundred times, I would. This is the essence of what more education is all about, how to...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. Wahhh. I know someone getting a bachelor's degree in math. Guess what! He's writing papers. You have to prove you can...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. And we have nothing to fight them with. WE know that it's dangerous. But what do we know compared to the physicians? Who...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. I do understand the hesitation and unhappiness regarding the requirements to return to school and/or obtain the BSN....
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  26. I am originally an ADN graduate. I went back for the BSN because it was important to me. I want all of my children to go to...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  27. ...:roflmao:...absolutely not! I love reading your posts.You said what what I tried and couldn't articulate...:down:
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  28. I can't understand for the life of me why so many nurses find the idea of being more educated so offensive. The...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  29. Perhaps that was your experience, but the BSN completion program I did many years ago (of my own free will, without anyone...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  30. As nurses, we should be committed to the spirit of scientific inquiry, critical thinking and all that stuff, right? We call...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  31. Will the added education give you more technical skills to use when following directions written by others on how to do...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  33. All of our campuses have been 100% non-smoking for a number of years. This includes all buildings, parking lots, parking...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  34. Forgive the redirection of the thread for this comment, but..... I'm very much on the fence about testing for cigarette...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. You don't have to like it, and you don't have to agree with it, and you can think you're being discriminated against for...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Of course right now my brain is failing me for specific cases as my teens are creating drama leaving for school planing for...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. The thought occurred to me after reading this thread that no, we haven't actually pulled out the nurse practice act of my...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. You should also know the Nurse practice act for LPN's as you can delegate differently to them....while maintaining...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. go to the NCSBN there is a drop box to find your state......https://www.ncsbn.org/4319.htm
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Dude, perception is reality. So it doesn't matter that you don't mean to come off as someone who doesn't care, your words...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Also keep in mind the dress codes of the hospitals where you will do clinicals. Some areas do not allow long sleeves and...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. We are not allowed visible piercings or tats except 1 small pair lobe earrings and no watches
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. You mean Et tu, brute? I never said there were not classes that bore me to tears....I was, after all, 17 years old and by...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. But...but...that stuff is so BOOORRRIIINNNGGG!!!
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. who do you think makes the beds, does the baths or deals with incontinence in ICU?
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Darn she really tugs my heart strings EVERYTIME! :inlove:
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. That is not what we are saying over all....there are good schools out there and you should be proud of your accomplishments!...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Problem is, if you blow off these topics you think are inconsequential, it may be to your disadvantage later. I don't...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. OP, I'm just a random onlooker but I want to say that your posts do read as condescending to nursing in general and that...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Well you kind of did.....is implying it isn't important. While each facility/state has thir own policies and procedure...it...
    TraumaSurfer
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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