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By MAtoBSN

Joined Apr 14, '11 - from 'PA'. MAtoBSN is a N Supervisor - SNF/Rehab/LTC. She has '15' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'SNF/Rehab. Pediatrics. OBGYN.'. Posts: 75 (16% Liked) Likes: 27

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  1. When your applications keep getting ignored, and interviews only lead to refusals, it's hard not to take it personally. ...
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    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  2. Do not give up...keep your name in their...hospitals are like giant sleeping dragons...keep poking....then watch out-once...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  3. You're right. OP, I apologize for being rude to you. Good luck with your future career goals. Please feel free to stick...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. When I first started applying for jobs, I assumed there was a lying factor in there, which is why I tried to be honest. But...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  5. I know that we all like to think that these types of assessments are bunk, but there is a ton of evidence that they aren't....
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  6. Whose to say those who "fail" those tests are one without integrity? If anything these tests have a serious implication...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  7. The first time I applied to MD Anderson, I failed their personality test and was banned from applying to any jobs there for...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  8. I've learned to answer personality test questions according to the way I would behave at work, not necessarily IRL. Oh yes,...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  9. I have always suspected that a company that requires a personality test is not a company I want to work for.
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  10. I would probably call Child Protective Services. Even if you don't think he would harm the child directly, such as...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. If one call off is enough to create the hardship you describe, then maybe something is wrong with the way they staff the...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. I don't call off on holidays 'cause I like my time and a half. And, speaking of self righteous.... calling your coworkers...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. I feel every shift that doesn't end in me strangling a random administrator is a day I've gone above and beyond.
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. I totally agree with this. A video of what really happens would be great. CPR is the only thing you have to opt OUT of...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Cracks me up when I read the obituaries of the patients that have died in our unit after a long drawn out code. The first...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. They were irrational jerks before her death. Still irrational jerks. Wanting to sue and suing are two different things....
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. In the event the bachelor degree program of study becomes effective for anyone desiring to become a RN, how much should we...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. JustBeachy is right. No matter how innocent a post seems; someone, somewhere might take it in a negative way. We all make...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. When I try to remember what was important to me as a 15-year-old sophomore in High School the gel on the ultrasound question...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. I'm a sophomore in high school and I know I want to go into the health care field. Pregnant people just make me so happy...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. You can find some great information on nurse midwives here: about the midwifery profession - ACNM Here is another link:...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Yes, all in favor of it. I also think we should allow veterinarians assist. After all they are the ones with vast...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. I may be biased, because I come from a country where university costs about 500- 3000 euro per year depending on your...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. You get no refund. Your graduation is delayed or you simply don't graduate at all. Outside of allnurses there are hundreds...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  25. This is the exact sort of attitude that causes nothing to get done in this profession. What if someone in North Korea and...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  26. I would sign this petition. I don't know about other professions, but it seems terrible that students should have to find...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  27. That makes no sense..why would admitting more students mean they stretch their resources less? Second, it's ridiculous...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  28. I've been reading through some threads, and it seems a large number are people desperately looking for preceptors so they...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  29. My condolences to those who have to work this Friday night. I never used to believe in such nonsense, until I worked night...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. The rationale for clamping a ventriculostomy device (EVD) is to evoid overdraining of CSF, which may lead to brain...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  31. Sometimes, saving a life leads to more hurt. Ask any nurse who has provided futile care. Sometimes, nursing means choosing...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  32. NeoNatMom, you are still focusing on just a tiny bit of healthcare. Healthcare is not just about abortion. No one...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  33. The beauty of threads is that once you post, one can contribute to it...even if the intent is to help you gain insight; my...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  34. I think you are focusing far too much on only one aspect in the enormous span of health care. Each area has its own issues;...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  35. Most elective abortions (TABs) are done outpatient in clinics that specialize in them. You wouldn't work there unless you...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  36. You may not even be eligible for a hospital position unless you earn a BSN.
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  37. All I will say is that when I am dying, I hope I have the opportunity to enjoy as much IV Morphine, Ambien, Ativan and...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I did? I'd be extremely grateful if you would point out exactly where I gave any mention of my opinion of what he was up to....
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. The guy is dying. What do I care if he likes to smoke a little pot? Of course, I would explain that smoking is prohibited...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. Here is what I would suggest: Be as objective as you can and do a thorough self-assessment. The things to look out...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  41. Check with your BON to see whether it would even be permissible to work in a lower (non-RN) nursing role... if may not be. ...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  42. Would hate to work for a company that starts out with lies. You know it will only get worse
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  43. It is possible to pass medications to 20+ elderly redients in one hour if you know them very, very well. Some LTC nurses are...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  44. In our building we were taught SBAR a long time ago. The long time nurses are usually right in sending the patients out...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  45. Run for your License, I have been in the LTC/Rehab world for three years now and I am currently a nursing student and,...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  46. Well, I rarely get my allotted total hour of breaktime, I can tell you that! SOME of my responsiblities, on top of the med...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  47. We sit at the nurses station and talk crap about 1st and 2nd shift while we plan how we can make work more difficult for...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  48. And don't forget they have to deal with Sundowners!
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  49. On my subacute unit, the night nurses are responsible for doing the discharge papers for the next day. They used to do 24...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  50. LOL! LOVE IT!!!!! Hey...what can I say? Laughter is good for the soul and I believe in sharing it! Thanks for the...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance


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