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By malamud69

Joined May 10, '12. Posts: 308 (57% Liked) Likes: 512

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  1. 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...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  2. 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
  3. I'm trying to figure out what campus you would attend. Some are accredited and some are not. Personally, I would not go...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. 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...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. I think work ethic is under-rated in nursing compared to a passion for nursing. If you're committed to doing a good job--and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. You mean a passion to care for the sick and dying and cleaning up smelly, bodily fluids? No, I don't. I also love the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Nope. I'm not passionate about nursing, but I am a competent nurse. My choice to become a nurse was not prompted by a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Hi, I'm starting my first ever RN job this week and they have 8 weeks of training, so it must be the norm for hospitals. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. If you have a good sense of humor, and a willingness to see the world from a wider-angle lens than most of your classmates,...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. I would consider that immaturity.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Many states have adopted policies which put their citizens at the mercy of corporate interests by eliminating collective...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Yes, your shifts can be cancelled due to low census. I assume you are working in Texas based on the title of this...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. You stated above that your assessment revealed pt is SOB without exertion. Now compare this SOB and pain in the left side...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Hi sweet101, I agree with what LoyalWeim mentioned above and would highly suggest investing in the ATI study guide. You...
    malamud69
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  18. Hey sweet101, A poster, rainbowvahmet is definitely worth a read: Personally, I urge you to acquire the ATI Study...
    malamud69
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  19. No comment on the wages but it is a complete myth that you have to start out in med surg.
    malamud69
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  20. Your first clue of problems should have been a job offer for a new grad on day shift. The warning bells should have been...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. 1:5 seems like a pretty standard ratio on a Med/Surg tele unit for day shift. 1:10 seems thin for the night shift, but...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. I:5 seems pretty standard on a med surg tele unit... Did I miss something?
    malamud69
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Most recently, Ice cream for breakfast as a reward for making it through a shift. You have to find a reward for yourself...
    malamud69
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Ex-smoker, educated and trained on the dynamics. But that does not mean those who don't smoke do no understand...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. When I have worked in facilities that have allowed smoking, I find myself forever covering assignments as people 'step...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. The hospital systems in my area have been doing this for years, so I don't find it surprising. As a non-smoker, I don't find...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. You must enjoy reading my post because you keep commenting with the same comment. once again I have none not in school...
    malamud69
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  28. I've been seeing lots of obese nurses and physicians and cops and teachers and politicians and priests and clerks and...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  29. How many of those "several" pedestrians were actually killed, vs. just being injured? Yes, there have been a lot of mass...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing News
  30. Very true. But how many people get killed with guns each year, and how many are killed with "knives, and cars, and...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  31. BSNINTHEWORKS, I share your concerns, and I see you are from Georgia, where the notorious "Guns Everywhere" bill was...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  32. That worked for me, I would make sure that you apply and get in a BSN program immediately so that when you apply for a job,...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  33. I'm in an ADN program and was hired a couple months ago as a nurse tech at a magnet-designated hospital system. Sure,...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  34. NBC news presented a very different account of the shelter at Lackland AFB. Maybe fox should investigate the incidence of...
    malamud69
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  35. This is a very broad question but, basically, don't spend more than you make.
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Quite a few threads have been posted on this topic, and they can get rather contentious at times. Here's a few for you to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. The patients really don't like when you talk to them like a baby. Stop.
    malamud69
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. This reminds me of what is going on in teaching. First it was a 4 year degree and now it is a Masters with interdisciplinary...
    malamud69
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  39. And there is no legitimate study that shows it does. Just because someone puts out a study doesn't mean it's actually...
    malamud69
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  40. I think most people resent paying an exorbitant amount of money for those "fluff" classes; most of those fluff classes...
    malamud69
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  41. The difference between ADN and BSN is only relative to the experience in the field, neiher being "better". A new grad BSN is...
    malamud69
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  42. None of the studies matter. I mean,we could argue about this till you are blue in the face. Employers want what...
    malamud69
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  43. Also all this going back and forth us getting old. RN is an RN. ADN or BSN doesn't make you any better and that's proven...
    malamud69
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  44. Say what y'all want but a girl about to graduate with a BSN was clueless about how to clean a female patient during peri...
    malamud69
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  45. what an original post...NOT I am glad that you approve of the term I coined. Too bad you feel a need to call me or any...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  46. Obamacare isn't perfect, but it's something. Medicare was instituted in 1 year, and has been revised several times since. I...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  47. Have you ever read about the Industrial/Miltary complex that the pigs have created ?
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  48. ... single payer or medicare for all...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  49. :yelclap: Medicare for all... :cheers:
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  50. Sad, isn't it, that case managers will have to help working poor women discover charitable programs to help them cover the...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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