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CarryThatWeight, BSN, RN 8,585 Views

Joined: Apr 17, '12; Posts: 305 (52% Liked) ; Likes: 694
RN; from US
Specialty: 5 year(s) of experience in Oncology, Mental Health

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  • Apr 24

    Quote from cheesey_mcflavius
    Being a new grad, I make 6 bajillion/hr, with night shift diff of 20 centillion dollars, plus weekend shift diff of 90 quintillion holiday shift-diff of 10 trillion centillion dollars.
    Was this supposed to be funny? Sarcastic? I'm not getting the joke.

  • Jan 27

    You see someone with long or artificial fingernails, and all you can think is "Ew, bacteria!!!"

  • Nov 8 '17

    You see someone with long or artificial fingernails, and all you can think is "Ew, bacteria!!!"

  • Aug 15 '17

    Quote from tyvin
    You will not get an RN license if your school wasn't accredited by whatever one your state BON requires. It's usally CCNE and or NLNAC. The CCNE is the better one IMO. So it doesn't matter if your employer requires whatever, the thing is you won't have an RN license to practice if you haven't fulfilled your state's BON requirement.
    This is not true. There are many schools that are approved by the state's BON that are not accredited by either the NLN or CCNE. I went to a community college that does not appear as accredited on either of those websites, yet was cleared to take my NCLEX and passed. See the other responses for more examples.

  • Jun 25 '17

    By the way, "inversely proportional" means that as one goes up, the other goes down. So the better the surgeon, the worse the people skills. If you were intending to say that the surgeons with poor surgical skills tend to have poor people skills, the phrase you needed would have been "directly proportional." Please think carefully before posting.

  • Jun 25 '17

    Quote from TakeTwoAspirin
    I never said that the OP should accept the behavior If you read my post again, I am saying that in my experience the worse surgeons are normally the meanest - most likely secondary to their overcompensation for what they perceive as their own inadequacies. I never once said it was OK for her to be treated this way. Please read posts more carefully before shooting off indignant responses.
    I believe you said "be kind to them. They are doing the best they can!" No, they are NOT doing the best they can. And "being kind" to them without suggesting OP take any other course of action - that is advocating acceptance of the behavior. Your only advice is to be kind when someone verbally abuses you? Might as well thank the surgeons too, for their "honesty."

  • Jun 25 '17

    Quote from TakeTwoAspirin
    In my years in the OR I have noticed a pattern with mean surgeons: the amount of talent they have as a surgeon is usually directly inversely proportional to their bad attitude. Be kind to them. They are doing the best they can!
    No. Just no. Just because they are good surgeons does NOT mean that the OP has to accept unacceptable behavior. That is clearly NOT the best they can do.