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Joined Dec 8, '04. Posts: 868 (19% Liked) Likes: 428

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  1. And P.S. HouTx - I agree with majority of your post, but I am leaving my current company because of the company, not my...
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    Forum: Nurse Staff Development
  2. Sorry OP, but you are trying to predict a future that already happened. Plenty of hospitals closed down wings and laid...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. We can make healthcare a human right. There. So it shall be written, so it shall be done.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. The Three-Fifths Compromise is found in Article 1, Section 2, Paragraph 3 of the United States Constitution. It was in place...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. there arent any inherit rights. all rights humans have were assigned by others in power
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. If we never changed anything in the Constitution I'd still only be three-fifths of a person.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Look. Basic human rights are whatever we want them to be. Religion is whatever you want it to be or not. None of the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. The Constitution also used to allow slavery and limited voting rights, so I'd hardly consider it the authority on human...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. I'd hate to read what you wrote back when you really were hateful toward nurses and our profession.
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  10. Am I the only one reading this thread? They gave you a ticket to retest simply because you sent them a letter stating that...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Interesting that we're blaming all of this on Obamacare. A couple weeks ago, the elevator at my job was broken. Must have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. although you quoted it, i think you might have missed the point made that with the economic downturn (the depression...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I really hope this really does come to pass. It will be nice to watch the corporations loss their leverage and start...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Just for kicks, I went over to J&J's "Discover Nursing" site to see if they'd modified their rosy portrayal of nursing,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Those people will most likely find nursing very difficult and will in most cases look for a way out ASAP once they realize...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. We have one but they have decreased the contribution amount to 5% max, used to be 8% max I believe. They have grandfathered...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I feel the same way!. The worst part is that it does not even end at the applications process.....I recently got hired...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Promptly turn me away as soon as she asked about my experience as a RN and I said that I was a new grad. I'm referring to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. In my area, all the nursing jobs on USAJOBS.gov require 1-5 years experience.
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  20. Here is my vent: I wish someone had told me that to be a nurse you have to be born with experience. I feel like nursing...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. This type of Islam doesn't care what the patient thinks because they are female. Only the male's opinion matters. The female...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  22. I totally understand your want to petition. Some of the above posts remind me of the nurses I work with....like to take the...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. When I "ranted" about this in a previous post, someone told me that anyone can do what the doctor says is okay to do. My...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I don't think Medical Assistants can be considered "professionals". To be a 'Profession' there must be certain criteria. 2...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. It is not"more patient friendly " to allow patients to think they are communicating with a licensed qualified "Nurse" when...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. An MA calling themselve or allowing patient's to continue to call,adress or referrto them as a 'nurse", is a criminal act...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I think it really comes down to nurses being frustrated with the way either an organization and/or MAs are either passively...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. ok, i thought that was odd too! she has an associates degree as a non-licensed ma? i believe (and i know i'll be corrected...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. i see where you're attempting to look for your information but no where on the bls site does it state what you "scope of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. When I worked in home care and hospice, I routinely had MAs say they were "the nurse" when I would call a doctor's office to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. It depends on the state. For example, in WI anyone who says they are a nurse and are not can be penalized with a fine or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Having CNA and MA experience will definitely compliment your skills and learning but both are roles that are supervised by...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. That is not a statue or law but merely a job description of what MAs can do but it is broad based. You should not rely on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Please tell me you really didn't just say that. And you only have one more year?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Triage is the process of determining the priority of patients' treatments based on the severity of their condition. It is a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Just what NYC needs, more condos for the rich and less service to the poor.
    FocusRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  37. I wonder if they come with 24/7 Ghostbuster services?
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    Forum: Nursing News
  38. ah, yes! Close a hospital to build condos that no one can afford. Brilliant!
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    Forum: Nursing News
  39. New Grads, I just have a simple idea to help us all out of this situation where we cannot get jobs because no hospitals are...
    FocusRN
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  40. The problem is with the system. The healthcare system allows this fraud to go on because it is cheap. It is cheaper to hire...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. It's fraud and it needs to be dealt with as such
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. The original poster clearly stated Ashley was giving her advise. Ashley was indeed practicing nursing without a license.We...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I respect your opinion that maybe it has nothing to do with race. But I was simply expressing how I felt, I never said it...
    FocusRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  44. :clpty::clpty: Congratulations!!!
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  45. I thought I'd give a little update on myself since graduating from EC! EC ASN - January 2005 EC BSN - July 2008...
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    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  46. In NY, it clearly states in the Nurse Practice act that only a nurse can be called a nurse. Not an MA, not a secretary. It...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I'm having a bit of a concerning moment here- Why are we so quick to condemn when we have no statements as to what the NP's...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  48. I'm so sorry that you had this experience, people don't like to admit it but there definitely is Racism and bias in nursing....
    FocusRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  49. I recently applied for an RN position out of state. After less than 8hrs of applying I got a call from the nurse recruiter...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  50. Congrats! I hope that others will find your efforts as inspiring as I do!
    FocusRN
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning


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