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Joined Jun 28, '11. Posts: 454 (44% Liked) Likes: 687

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  1. Like just about every illness and disease out there, there are the 2 groups. The silent sufferers/people who deal with it...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. My mother is one. She doesn't take pain meds but she has an autoimmune disease that leaves immune complexes in her blood...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  3. I think the best curricular improvement would be if the -ology classes were taught by -ologists or even NPs with advanced...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. As someone who took two semesters of intro biology while in NP school (after already having taken A&P and patho and advanced...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. One person's acidic is another person's normal, albeit ironic or sarcastic, way of communicating. I've been accused of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I thoroughly enjoy allnurses.com for the most part, but I get a little defensive when so many people post acidic posts. So,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. All I can say is that after going to school for my BSN, I believe I am a better nurse than I was before, just like I was...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. I'm a little perturbed that some of my colleagues claim they haven't the time to pee. Let me just say, no matter how busy a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. It's cute the way smokers think no one can tell that they do it. Um, it's in your hair, your clothes, your fingers show it,...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. It can. I have a colleague who smokes off campus. When she gets on the floor, I know she's there just because of the tobacco...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. Music in my heart and tokebi have summed it all up. Reject their wisdom at your own peril.
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I don't understand how I am asking too much. I never refused pts with MRSA,VRE, C-diff, never avoided lifting pts because I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. You really need to do some soul searching and decide if nursing is really what YOU want. Not every body is meant to be a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Sorry, but it only gets worse in the real world. You are on your own with all that responsibility. I wish I had gone to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. The short answer is "no".
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Until nursing starts valuing NP education/strong clinical training over RN experience, this problem will never go away. I...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Very true. When you become an NP you are another provider with a scope of practice that differs greatly from a regular RN. ...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  18. As someone who will refuse to work anything but an 8 hour shift I find your commentary about the work ethic of night...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I certainly agree with most of what you're saying, especially the stuff about the horrible schools being accredited, which...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  20. Unless used in a sarcastic manner, I really do not care, there are far worse things somebody could call me
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Just tell them that due to circumstances beyond your control you are unable to accept the position after all. You don't...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. I say it's better to leave before orientation than to start and leave after. It's better to do what you love anyway because...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. I love how these threads turn into bashing the BSNs. Because it's bad for BSNs to think they're "better than" ADNs. But...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. I think that's a horrible idea. It isn't experience that makes a good NP, it's intelligence. Anyone, including unintelligent...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Really? Most go to nursing school for the big bucks? Did you take a suvey? At any rate, you gotta feel sorry for them,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I was an LPN for 2.5 years. I just finished my RN and I passed the boards. I haven't even received my license number, but I...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  27. Let's get back to topic....what you do want to do in the future? Where do you see yourself in 10 years....
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  28. Your response makes no sense and carries literally nothing against her kids. She is saying do whatever makes you happy, many...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  29. Someone is bitter.
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  30. Wha??? What on earth did you read that made you jump to that? It's like we're reading two different posts, because I didn't...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  31. I'm not sure what mom to 4 wrote that made you arrive at this conclusion? I'm reading something entirely different....
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  32. I voted nurse practitioner because that is what I did. I went in to nursing as a second career only to be a NP. I had a...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  33. Me: I've got an MRSA infection in my hand, has just been opened/incised, packed and the Vancomycin IV is in place....
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Definitely someone who sounds like they need a rectal tube! On the side: Remember pressure sores and incontinent associated...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. My husband works with a number of guys who bought McMansions and are dependent upon overtime to pay their mortgages. ...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. You are doing the right thing. School is always frustrating, but you are doing the right thing. Be persistent and take...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  37. Yes I forgot about PA. If you want the quicker cheaper route, but don't want to be an RN, PA is probably the best decision.
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  38. Personally, if I were in your shoes with no nursing experience , I would become a PA. You will be paid the same, if not more...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  39. The ankle weights is my new favorite story.
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. First of all, why on earth would you take a family member with "severe sepsis" who is "barely clinging to life" to an urgent...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I think best career satisfaction is going to be based on which of these careers better meets with your personal desires....
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  42. Now that is just plain scary!
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I thought the same thing before I went to graduate school too. I always wanted to be an NP and when I investigated I...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  44. How is this even a suitable question for debate in a NP program? It's offensive.
    Mom To 4
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  45. I would get rid of the martyr nurses. They're not helping our cause.
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I would remove the middle school drama.
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Thank you. It was difficult to refrain from pointing that one out, too.
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Thought that I, at 95 pounds, could let the 400 pound patient (that had crawled out of bed over the rails and was about to...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Spike blood, forget that roller clamps are open, liberally coat wall, floor & shoes with prbc's. And those were white shoes....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Oh my god, yes please to this thread. Yes. May I? ~~ Call a code and begin CPR on a sleeping patient. Continue with...
    Mom To 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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