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By OCNRN63

Joined Aug 27, '10. Posts: 4,229 (71% Liked) Likes: 13,439

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  1. Imagine a group of children with little to do. They roam around the neighborhood entertaining themselves. At one corner...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Thanks. I was thinking about doing that. It can't hurt to apply. While I understand I'm not god's gift to nursing, I would...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I just graduated and wanted to apply for a position in the hospital in which I did my last rotation. I was told by my last...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. You're concerned about dishonesty affecting your therapeutic relationship, really? It'd be a long cold day in Hades when...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I would have said, "I know a lot of people!" then merrily changed the subject to something relevant.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I don't have to work with their parents, so why would I go looking to blame them?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Granted, night shifts and rotating are difficult. But I've seen far too many posts from people who conclude that they are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Ah you 30 somethings. So old! ;)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. If you have not gotten satisfactory response from your supervisor, I would suggest that you go up the chain of command. ...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Honestly, I went cross-eyed after your 2nd post. I'll probably get hissed out of the room for this, but my feeling is...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Hard to respond without understanding the job functions/responsibilities. For instance, I don't see how you could possibly...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I see the same thing in my department- and the OR is notorious as being the love it and never leave or hate it and leave...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Things ARE different now. New grads always had life changes that necessitated changing jobs -- getting married and moving...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. It seems our new crop of nurses don't need any words of wisdom.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Well, if I screwed up and gave my son his bologna sandwich with mayo (instead of dry, as he preferred), he wasn't likely to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. First off, I apologize for implying that happiness was so simple for someone with mental illness. I've watched people I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. That is a birdseye view of the value system of many Americans today. Those remarks, honest remarks, reveal the Biblical...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. And that, my friend, is why we will NEVER see eye to eye. That sentence you wrote turned my stomach. It's hard for me to...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. I asked my son (11 years old) if he would give his xbox (one he worked very hard to get) away if it meant saving another...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. I don't see any HIPAA violation. The patient initiated a discussion about wanting to leave ASAP in a basically public place....
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  21. It's okay to "bother" me and ask me any questions you want to. It's better to ask questions than to be unsure and do the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. They were "driven", eh? :rolleyes: What a load of horse feathers! I've had some dark fantasies myself as to what I'd...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. At this point, the idea of job hopping doesn't bother me. People who hate their job tend to make the work environment less...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. The hardest part of being a peds nurse is the parents.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I have been a 'job hopper' in my 20's to mid 30's. I had a good base for skills and was able to be in a time in my life...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. The Tricare increase was less about the ACA and more because of cutting costs in the military. Plus, this is a new benefit...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  27. You seem to be referring to the overall cost of healthcare, which I agree, is too expensive. We owe more than $8,000 for...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  28. But you feel we should pay for a bloated military budget, if you are a conservative that is.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  29. I can respect that view that we shouldn't make healthcare more affordable so long as your consistent about it, as long as...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  30. I guess I don't understand what "affordable" is supposed to mean. My understanding is that it refers to one's ability to...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  31. I wonder, is this truly your belief? I can't tell you how many nurses I know who look like (IMHO) exactly what you are...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  32. It seems that these days one can always find an excuse for job hopping. People get their "dreeeaaaaam jobs" and find out...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  33. I stopped at post 19. You might have been pressured into working on a committee, but "bullied" into it? Nah. I've had...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. How exactly am I "judging others with hypocrisy"? I'm sure a lot of people here will agree with the advice I'm giving.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  35. And based upon the OP's other thread with no follow up, we're not likely to either.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. You previously posted the following opinion regarding the OP: Ill be more specific. Based upon anything that the OP has...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. We normally put notes up in the OR asking to switch or for someone to take call. Places vary. Sometimes, you work in a place...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I always try to set up both swap days at the same time to avoid that kind of issue. If I'm the one needing a favor, I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. There was no personal attack in my post. But your last paragraph could easily be construed as such.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. There was no personal attack in my post. But for you to suggest that my colleagues call me a bully IS a personal attack.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Neither a nurse manager nor female, and I have to agree with Ruby Vees post. Please reread the following section of Ruby...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. Respectfully, I disagree. The fact that the OP felt bullied may mean that she was bullied, but it is far more likely to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. I would tread lightly on "paternalistic"... When I am in the pt realm, with chronic health issues, I KNOW what's best for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I think the main problem is that many people are forgetting that the Pain Scale is 100% subjective. It's human nature to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. The hype might exceed the actual differences in finding and keeping a job with an ADN vs BSN. The only numbers I'm aware of...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  46. In this current job market...longevity is better.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  47. I remember fetching ash trays for physicians who were smoking in ICU to prevent them from dropping their cigarette ashes on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. And don't even get me started on the fact that Dixie McCall was a "hot babe" back then, but would be considered an...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. When Emergency! came out in syndication, I think they changed the name to Emergency One for the syndicated shows because the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I love being a nurse myself. Does the work break my heart? Absolutely!! When a mother arrives at the bedside, having just...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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