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Joined Jun 11, '12. Posts: 37 (73% Liked) Likes: 153

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  1. This is a very interesting topic and a fabulous discussion. I have a couple of things to add. In 14 years of NICU/Peds...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. This is a widespread problem, the pink elephant in the room that no one wants to acknowledge. I was a clinical coordinator...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. If you watch Weeds, Mahalia James says "Fair is what you pay on the bus." I keep that in mind in my nursing school...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Not to stray completely off topic...But what is the point of that? I have to know all of my meds, procedures, path of...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. The Nurse Navigators for cancer patients have nothing to do with the Medicare issues. The issues here are limited to CHF,...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. If you happen to follow any of the previous "Stop at an accident threads" you would know there was very, very little chance...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Thanks for the added input, ladies! I am now in an LVN program. We will do clinicals at SNFs and I will probably look for...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Thank you bbuerke! Very helpful (and timely-i have an interview Thursday)
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    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  9. If I can add one thing to that wonderful post....you *will* get close to your patients, it is hard not to, and it is one of...
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    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  10. Our local EMS service, which is contracted by the large city where I live, has a time limit of 30 minutes per internal...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. OP, I'm very sorry you were fired. It seemed that your workplace did not have an effective plan to nurture and train new...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. What was your patient load as well as your patient acuity. You are new and some people expect you to catch on the first...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Easy! No more cancer.
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    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  14. I know I should wish for an end to malaria or HIV or something of that nature, but I really wish my student loans would...
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    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  15. theres this one girl in my nursing program :) I really wish ... I really hope ... but :( alas theres so little room for love...
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    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  16. To entering a nursing program and meet a mentor for life who loves nursing and teaching.
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    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  17. To be able to eat as much chocolate as I want without gaining weight. I would probably go as far as to wish for chocolate to...
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    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  18. I was never asked to do anything out of the ordinary for a Nursing student, or anything I felt was degrading, demeaning, or...
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    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  19. Thank you so much funkmarv , I really appreciate it. I was feeling kind of drained today and your comment felt like an...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. @EchoRNC711. Just read your response to the OP. I was moved by your wisdom and compassion. If everyone was like you in...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. It sounds like your preceptor wasn't around much or in retrospect were you a bit of a bronco bill charging ahead without...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Clinical and nursing unit managers are charged with hiring and maintaining professional staff that are competent in...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. I have heard of these unpaid residency jobs, I can't believe hospitals can get away with this....
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Maybe they are right and that level of care was too difficult for you as a new nurse. Try to find something not as intense...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. "Delaware is right, it's harsh but true.. I don't blame anyone but myself. Yet.. hm, I don't know what to say seriously. I...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  26. I can't imagine what it's like to be let go so on early on in your first RN job. I feel for you. There will be another job...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  27. Thanks Squishy. I actually did a lot of self reflect on this and I gotta say, I'm still too naive. My critical thinking is...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  28. I find that incredibly harsh for a new nurse. You made a mistake. Learn from it and move on. I'm sorry you didn't think of...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  29. Our school does not require us to go to the hospital and get information beforehand. Somehow, we all get our care plans and...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  30. When I was in Nursing school the dress code didn't allow for wearing anything underneath a scrub top because it was...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  31. we never had to come the day before to do research, and im glad we didnt! i find that idea kind of silly anyway. when they...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  32. so so so true, but, if both you and your partner/husband/sweetie, are both from huge families, even token gifts, can...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  33. Made me think of my dearly departed Granny- she had very, very little money- but she would always make us something on her...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  34. Only thing Im working extra for is a silly circle with a rock on it. Talk about gouging.....
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  35. It's hard to make some people realize that you might not be able to spend Christmas with them, but you are more than willing...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  36. That is so sweet Jean Marie. I bet you are a great mom and a great nurse
    bbuerke
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  37. Over many decades, i have many stories. One of my favorite stories, which very well might make professional nurses here...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  38. When performing tox screens for potential study participants in a healthy normal research study, participant was positive...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  39. Yikes, After reading these posts I am left wondering , doesn't anything make nurses happy??? (I can only imagine the wrath...
    bbuerke
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  40. I've heard that Nick has been kind of non-compliant with efforts to lose weight to help his diabetes, blood pressure, and...
    bbuerke
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  41. Well, this isn't really a saying, but, i am named Jean, was a common name amongst my age group. I had 2 other Jeans that...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  42. A lot of people use the dumbed down version of medical terms (in the south anyway) even if they are well educated. I know...
    bbuerke
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. Well, to be honest, no offense, but I don't find it that funny, really. . .b/c well, I just don't find it funny. I mean when...
    bbuerke
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  44. I mean yea, it kind of undermines what we are supposed to be about. And so many folks are distraught over having to have...
    bbuerke
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  45. It's funny but I'm not sure it should be an endorsement for this site! :eek:
    bbuerke
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  46. I don't think this is funny at all. I get that it is meant to be humorous but it isn't.
    bbuerke
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  47. Mabee prntd thngz shud b prntd like txt msgs so ppl wud undrstnd m. ;)
    bbuerke
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Can I just say that I laughed my butt off at myself for posting a duplicate vid link because someone :cough: ::no eye...
    bbuerke
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Jean marie- thank you for responding to me in such a respectful manner. I have to admit i was a little worried about putting...
    bbuerke
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  50. Isn't CPR an attempt to defeat death? How much more against God's will can you get than to give someone life once it is...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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