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By malamud69

Joined May 10, '12. Posts: 325 (58% Liked) Likes: 562

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  1. Yes, nursing has changed my outlook on end-of-life issues. However, we are immersed in a death-defying, death-denying...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I've never had a travel assignment but I know I've always appreciated travel nurses and had huge respect for them. They have...
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    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Keep your chin up. You never know what kind of toxic environment you're heading off to. A lot of miserable places attract...
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    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Pulse oximeters, vital signs in general. This sounds basic but it obviously isn't to everyone... but I always double check...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Always flush IVs/G-tubes during your initial assessment.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Hmm..the jobs are going to people who don't think the work is below them and know how to spell "Ativan", wow - what a shame...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  7. You can't even spell ativan correctly.... yea maybe you should keep your prospects open for another field. Life is what...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  8. Don't demonize those brave souls coming to the US seeking a better life, blame the greedy employers trying to exploit...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  9. So sorry you hate your job, I still love mine, but there's no reason to disagree with you because opinions are just...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  10. I have to admit, I've encountered very mean nurses during my clinical rotations. But come to think of it, I've encountered...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. It is not nurses, it is PEOPLE who are rude. They could work anywhere. I am so sick of hearing this cliche
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. This is what drives me nuts about so many healthcare settings. Spies? Tattling? Rumors? What is this, junior high school? ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. As long as she isn't trying to convert you or anything, she isn't really any different than people who have limited...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. I just sigh and don't respond. I think religion is ridiculous and would rather not hear about it, but it's the way of the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. I don't know what I'm required to have on my badge. But recently I removed everything but my ID and my RN placard because I...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. It's a bogus question. There never was a nursing shortage. It didn't exist. It was implied by some powerful lobbying...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Try New Balance -- they make wide shoes, and some of them come in black without the wild, multi-colored accents. You may...
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. i do think it's rather unfair to judge because literally everyone has some kind of bad habit(s). i can't tell you how many...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  19. I just want to know where the jobs are that allow nurses the TIME to teach patients.......
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  20. Take it to the logical conclusion. Nursing is bad on the back and highly stressful. Thus, to be true role models of...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  21. Patients want a nurse that is compassionate, competent and someone that can relate to them in their time of need. Those...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  22. Many patients with these issues may relate better to someone who has weight issues or even health issues. In fact who...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  23. But of course... Everyday I strive for perfection in mind, body, spirit people often mistake me for Rob Lowe from Parks...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  24. I actually know many many nurses that fit this criteria......sadly I'm not one of them :D
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  25. Those "About a Nurse" cartoon caption contests. The "nurse" is always assumed to be the same, pencil-thin little blonde...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. No sympathy. Do your research on where your money is going.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. In that big river in Eygpt. De Nile! I really don't think people can get a clue until they actually see it in real...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. And now for the real deal! TALKING UNION If you want higher wages, let me tell you what to do; You got to talk to the...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  29. Think Scott Walker and Wisconsin... strip union rights from everybody except the "heroes"... cops and firefighters. ...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  30. I worked in a union hospital for many years before retiring and now work in school nursing where the teachers and school...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  31. I can't "Like" this enough. We need to stop being "good girls" and start taking charge of our profession. Our work is...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  32. "I believe that sooner or later nurses and all other workers in hospitals will organize themselves in unions to protect...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  33. In my view there is no downside for the individual nursing professional. There is, however, the perception that unionized...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  34. My guess would be that the hospital system is spending big bucks to keep the unions out while they have cut back on...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  35. Be cordial, professional. Otherwise, be pleased that you do not have to deal with them outside of work. Someone that you...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. I practice avoidance when possible.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. I prefer to be civil but not nice. It seems so fake to be "nice" to someone you dislike. I will just not speak to that...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. St Mary's Hospital, Waterbury Hospital, Sharon Hospital, Charlotte Hungerford (although, they don't hire too many...
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    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  39. Not from me malamud. I've got a ten year old son that many parents would have medicated years ago, but from us he mostly...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. I recommend that you do try a PRN or part-time gig! This could be the shoe in to landing a job as a new graduate RN. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. No doubt! When I was a new nurse, I loved that one!! Anne, RNC
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. "Rapid Interpretations of EKGs" by Dale Dubin is the book that our ACLS instructor recommends. --starts out very basic,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Ask the administration to "help you understand" how this goal is attainable and measurable. Tell them you want to be able...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. My union dues are less than one hour of regular pay so it varies quite a bit. I love being in a union. Unions created the...
    malamud69
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  45. Going the cc route to even just get your RN is going to help you maximize your GI bill. You are better off staying away from...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  46. I'm trying to figure out what campus you would attend. Some are accredited and some are not. Personally, I would not go...
    malamud69
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  47. I am confused about the comment that what we do is a calling. Let me be clear I am not a nun. This is a career, NOT a...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Your issue of not getting a raise is ubiquitous not just in nursing but across the board in corporate America. When it comes...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I think it's a really good idea. It helped me a lot, especially to be comfortable with patients and what generally needs to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I don't necessarily think that it should be a requirement, but I think it's a really good idea. I was a CNA before I was a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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