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Joined Jan 17, '05 - from 'Ohio'. madwife2002 is a Clinical Service Specialist. She has '24' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'RN, RM, BSN'. Posts: 9,276 (20% Liked) Likes: 4,982

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  1. Picture the following scenario. You're waiting in a clinic room., and you've just been told the nurse will be in to see you...
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    Article Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. Congratulations Brian and to all the moderators and guides. I've been a member since 2008 when I first started nursing...
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    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  3. In a press release published today, it was announced that allnurses.com reached a major milestone this past weekend. We...
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    Article Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  4. The "addiction" debate seems to be one I encounter quite often. To be honest, I find it rather embarrassing how few nurses...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. 1. Make sure you check the deceased patientís cupboard to see if they have dentures. It seems there's only a small window...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. Four Writers Will Win A Total Cash Value of $600! Help us select the top 4 winners. The 4 articles with the most votes...
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    Contest Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  7. People always ask these questions. When I worked in the hospital, my last name was on my badge and if I handed them any...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. mee9 I have really thought hard about this question, it isn't an easy answer. With the level of BSN new graduates coming out...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. "I would encourage everyone to post his/her experiences again when (like me) you are a 40 year RN. I happen to have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I am both! A crusty old face and a "fresh" faced nursing student! I started nursing school at 55 and am finishing up my core...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I love this thank you:D I've just qualified and I'm dreading my first night shifts :-/ xx
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Whew! 31 years here and the last 20 in the same job I love as well. What is hard to believe is that the bulk of my career is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. 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
  14. What a wonderful post. I reached 36 years in Jan of this year and I like you was continuous, major bread winner. I did not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. lordy, 1972, diploma graduate, straight to critical care........ had John Wayne like confidence :roflmao: in 74 got to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Yes. I was an RN then. I did not know any RN's who refused to take care of Gays, even those with what we were recognizing...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I so agree with you. One day I looked in the mirror and realized I have been an RN for over 30 years. I couldn't believe it....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Awesome post!! Been a nurse for 14yrs now (most of them in Rehab). There are days I say to myself "what was I thinking...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Congrats on your anniversary. :) I just hit my 10 year anniversary in healthcare this month, though I've been an RN for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. You are an inspiration. Thank you for your service and hope the rest of journey is everything you've imagined.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I feel much like you do. I've been continuously practicing for 40 years this spring. How did this happen? i can't picture...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I loved your post. I hope you achieve your long term goal. Best of luck!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Twenty two years for me this year (1992 grad). It went fast--very, very fast. I graduated young, so I am not "old," but am...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I'm never able to settle into sleep that well due to paranoia. I worked prn so I didn't know anyone to ask to wake me! That...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. The Role of Evidence in Womenís Health Care - Are You Encouraging Waiting for Spontaneous Labor? Keeping women healthy...
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    Article Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  26. The AHRQ is a tremendous resource!
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  27. We were having to clock out during our break and give our assigned phone to someone. So if someone wanted to nap it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Just don't forget to set an alarm so you return to work on time. It really sucks to have to go looking for sleeping staff...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. When I think of all the changes that we have seen in this profession I am sometimes amazed and what we think would be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Everywhere I have worked there was a strict "no sleeping" policy, even if it was on your unpaid break. I worked with people...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Very happy to read that! You had me worried. :eek:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. ThePrincessBride...are nurses not responsible for lives? Yes, they are. So is the truck driver..his own along with others...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I would encourage everyone to post his/her experiences again when (like me) you are a 40 year RN. I happen to have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Congrats!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Amazing post! Congrats!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Too bad. I was about to offer you a job! :roflmao:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I worked 12 hour night shifts in an oncology hospital while in my 30's. We only got paid for 12 hours. No overtime! I never...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Congratulations on your 25th year! :nurse: As ArmaniX said, I hope to be able to reminisce as you did!!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Beautiful and heart felt sentiments. You are a strong ... and wise ...nurse and human being. I can certainly relate to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I work night shift (only 8 hours shifts, though) and I think it is totally reasonable to take a 20 minute cat nap on your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Very nice. And how come we still look so young ;) I guess I am an old bat too, but my career never took me the acute...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Beautiful post. I am about to be on my 8th month on my first floor. I hope to one day be able to sit and reflect over my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Just a reminder........articles must contain a minimum of 500 words. The submission that was not approved only contained...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  45. If I were you, I'd calculate the increased costs you would incur: gas, parking?, child care, etc. Add that total to your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. The medical record is a permanent collection of legal documents that should supply an all-encompassing, accurate report...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  47. I know they get to sleep.... As for your question, that is really up to the facility to decide what they feel is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. very much so
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Sprint 100 yards?! Lol, I'm trying to imagine the facility where this would be doable.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. There's no valid or probably even legal reason that a worker on unpaid break time shouldn't be able to sleep during that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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