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By chaka_1709

Joined Apr 18, '11 - from 'Texas'. chaka_1709 is a student. Posts: 30 (23% Liked) Likes: 25

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  1. LOL.. Nurture! LOL!! Lady I'm not hear to Nurture. Only time I can remember a female not wanting me to "nurture" them...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. I feel bad for the patient and family for having that bias - to generalize that all female nurses are more caring than all...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. I'm not going to put up a fight to keep a patient who assumes that any female Nurse will be more "nurturing" than I. ...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. A couple months ago there was an article about a father of a newborn didn't want to have african american nurses take care...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  5. I think it's annoying. I'm a female nurse, and yeah, I get the whole, "We prefer females/males because of...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  6. My two cents: Comments like that from patients/family members are an immediate indication that there are priorities OTHER...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  7. I think patients have the right to request whomever they wish.....I take no offense and have been relieved when asked to...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. Any pt who refuses a nurse based on race/religion/sexual orientation/gender/whatever is a pt I'd only be too happy to pass...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  9. Seriously? Why no atheists?
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  10. (since this in the critical care board I will start off by saying I a female med surg nurse). We get pts like this...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. Personally, as a female NA, and as a woman, I would not be offended by the request of a female nurse. What WOULD offend...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. At the onset, when administrative bureaucracy came up with the requirement to document : Q 15' checks for ANYTHING ...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. I've witnessed situations were the majority of the staff were either falsifying the records or clocking out (and kept...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. OMG palmsofvictory, you are sooo right on!!! The one who goes on up the ladder is the one I see getting walked out time and...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. I was a veteran for 9 years, teacher for 5 in my previous career. In my experience, a single individual who tries to change...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. Agree to disagree? How about agree to agree? You nailed it! I work in an Alzheimer's facility and there are days (evenings...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. Well, I'll just hit the most important point with this FACT. You are not a good nurse. You aren't "less of a nurse" than I...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  18. I'd hate to read what you wrote back when you really were hateful toward nurses and our profession.
    chaka_1709
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  19. Just my own musings here after an amazing spin class... I am glad to read your post. For change to happen, especially in...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  20. Why are you asking why nurses are trying to justify their existence? The negativity in your post makes it appear that you...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  21. I'm having trouble figuring out exactly why you want to be a nurse when apparently all nurses (who you don't want to offend)...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  22. Considering that hospitals take care of all the high-risk pregnancies and very sick mothers and babies, the numbers are...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. Why do we tie nursing to our identity so much? You are not obligated to be a nurse indefinitely; there are other career...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Sounds like maybe you need a change of scenery, a vacation, or a different nursing focus. Think about where your interest...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. The definition of insanity is to keep doing the same thing expecting to somehow get different results. If you are unhappy,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I've been a nurse for 21 years in both ER and ICU. I have worked both small, rural hospitals and large level 1 centers. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Three years in for me, 3 different hospitals, and I don't think being an RN sucks at all. Quite the contrary, in fact. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I have to agree with the non medical people being placed in leader ship roles.. I dislike the private owners of our facility...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I used to hate nursing. I worked long-term-care for years as an LPN then I went back and got my RN thiinking that once I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Been doing this almost 7 years. I get frustrated, tired, aggravated, etc, etc, ad nauseum. bottom line, though? I love what...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. What job do people not hate to some degree? Every profession has its downsides. I don't think I've ever met a person that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Move then. I hated my job, moved hospitals and specialties and now I love what I do.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. The changes, in my opinion, started happening when non-medical people started being placed in leadership roles that oversee...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. "I truly appreciate your offer, however I have accepted another position that is a better fit for me at this time."
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  35. Your experience is simply painful even to read about, let alone have to sit through. Those discussions can be very...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. As Central Intake Manager in a home care agency for 10 years, I affect the lives of over 27,000 persons/year and have...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  37. Seems to be that ratios etc...have been "terrible" for a long while(in most all business models...that's what you get when...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  38. Not all Medicare changes are result of Affordable Care Act. Some are cost cutting measures recommended by congress to help...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  39. There certainly have been cuts to medicare benefits, but not from the affordable care act. The significant changes to...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. So I'm a new nurse, I just passed my 6 month mark. I took a job at a smaller, but very busy ER right out of nursing school....
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  41. On a mission trip to Uganda, 2001, I watched in amazement 2 British Nurses and a Communal Tanzanian Midwife do 7 C-sections,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I enjoy saying the word "quiet." Fun with superstitious co-workers.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Number 12 about iraqi nurses having to be home by 2PM and not being allowed to touch male patients caught my eye. I have a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Bravo for doing the Advanced Trauma care certification. You'll never know, perhaps all the training in the world might...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  45. It sounds like this was very traumatic for you. I can see why such a moment stuck with you so long. The thing is that...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  46. All I can say is Thank you. As a mother, a student, a professional, a patient...... just thank you.
    chaka_1709
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  47. You are an incredible nurse!! Enough said. Thank you for being a good nurse and for putting others lives before your own...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  48. I am writing with tears right now... This story reminded me so vividly of a trauma that unfolded right in front of my eyes...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  49. So proud of you for your thoughtful actions and commitment to your training. The world needs more professionals like you!...
    chaka_1709
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  50. "Please, help my son! He is dying!" - a middle aged man screamed as he entered the emergency room. I looked up and saw...
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    Article Forum: Emergency Nursing


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