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By toekneejo

Joined May 24, '12. Posts: 63 (43% Liked) Likes: 49

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  1. You like Canada's system, but they leave it up to the provinces to decide HC management. Many of our states have more people...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. VanLpn wrote, "Me too. It baffles me that people wouldn't want a universal healthcare system. This discussion has also...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. It is hard for me to feel sorry for the poor man who sits on his mountain of gold. If we have universal healthcare then...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Even though you are viewed as a "new grad" many places take your previous LVN history into account. In my ICU new grad...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. :roflmao: Because the economic problems of Mississippi has nothing to do with the decisions of those who live in...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. The fact that you are mature, with life experiences, AND nursing experience will be an asset for many employers. Part of the...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. I began my nursing career as an LPN also. After three years of doing RN duties, I decided I needed to return to school. You...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. They already have the knowledge + experience. Give them 1-3 weeks to familiarize themselves with NCLEX-style questioning...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Holy crap I am pretty sure my brain is 30 years past NCLEX patterns.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Hello New - Old Grad, Come January I will have been a licensed nurse for 25-years. In January of 1988 I graduated as a...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Realize your there for testing, and not total patient care like you do everyday. Know your neumonics for each of their...
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    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  12. Took my first exam May 14, 2007, and completed my CPNE June 15, 2008. One year, one month, and one day. :) And that was with...
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    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  13. "I believe that you are correct- Healthcare is a need. I also believe it is a human right. I believe for too long now in...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. I have had several jobs over the last 5 years (causual and part time jobs in addition to my regular full time job). In 18...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Length of time for completion is so dependent on the person and on how many courses they have to take. I only had the...
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    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  16. You know-we all know people who have terrible stories of health problems that are expensive. We have people with insurance...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. JMBnurse, I apologize for taking so long to reply to your post. One of the burdens that we who oppose the ACA must bear...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Some replys on here are really out of hand! Everyone has their vice, weather is smoking, drinking, eating unhealthy foods,...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. I never said I don't like nursing. I said I don't like the "inferiority complex" it so boldly displays. The CNA's taking a...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  20. I remember having this debate with other students while I was in school. I have seen nothing during my time practicing...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. As I have witnessed in my own home with a friend of mine who was injured, while self-employed with no insurance, went to a...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Although you made some good points in your post (illegal aliens getting free health care instead of Americans), I disagree...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Don't take your ball home... Please, I would like to hear someone refute his claims/opinions. I think he makes some real...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. I think the debate about whether people should have insurance is skewed-the basic human right for everyone to have access to...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. "And yes - I would discuss any issue with any educated person regardless of their job title." There in lies the logical...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  26. "I believe that in all 50 states, it is a requirement to carry car insurance, like it or not. And you have to show proof of...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  27. "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
  28. A friend of mine wrote this which I think sums up what I'm talking about- the issue is not access to health care by the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  29. Exceptionally well said. I also appreciate your ability to clearly and concisely assert your views without degrading others.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  30. The arguments people offer to support the view that healthcare is a basic human right inevitably requires conflation of...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  31. "And in our land, we have the 'right' to free speech. Don't trample on 37 degree's rights because you don't agree with him....
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  32. The Ghost of Tom Joad
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  33. I worked for a "reputable" home health agency in Florida. I left after two months due to the absolutely wasteful practices...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  34. I have worked home health and since it is mostly medicare and medicaid-the documentation is unbelievable. The diagnosis and...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  35. I don’t know how many Home Health Practitioners we have on this board, but how have you been affected with any recent cuts...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  36. It really gets to me when I here nurses calling other nurses uncaring and selfish! I don't think any of us are against help...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  37. Seriously-I'm in the same boat but I don't want a bail out and I don't want my children to suffer either. The next...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  38. Those who can't afford to pay-will continue not to pay-we will still have the same situation. Exemptions will be exploited....
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  39. toekneejo, I don't know how many of my blogs you may have read, but I have stated numerous times that I don't play the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. I smoked when I was hired as a nurse. It wasn't even brought up in the interview. The hospital offered a smoking cessation...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  41. If the government truly cared about their nation's health, they would prohibit the manufacture and sale of tobacco, AND...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  42. Since I can no longer edit my post I'd like to add Tanning to the list of nonsensical but legal crap that people do that...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  43. I started to see that requirement and talked to some of my instructors who smoked. Where I live my state is an at will...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  44. This has certainly been an interesting thread. I must interject for a second...in response to previous posts regarding the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  45. You can't afford insurance, but have you looked at your budget? It seems that if insuring yourself is as important as...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  46. Trying to inspire others is a daunting task especially when the vast majority are a "prozac nation". Consider the ACA...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  47. Have any of you seen the video about college students who went around a campus to try a social experiment where everyone...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  48. So we have a dysfunctional family and the federal government in all it's infinite wisdom has now become our family...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  49. I'm not in the habit of replying to my own post, but I thought perhaps this one was a bit different because it appears a...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  50. As I get ready to retire after 41 year career in nursing, you all remind me that there ARE other people entering our...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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