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By katierobin23

Joined Dec 31, '12. Posts: 100 (46% Liked) Likes: 90

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  1. I've never once felt that I HAD TO share my religious beliefs... or lack thereof.
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. Ours work from 8a to whenever. Our Breast is Best committee requires them see every mom who is breastfeeding at least 2x...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Well, I can't speak for the person who originally responded to you but I was also put off by your original question. When...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. You double check every single med. Well, I think that is a bit over the top. I understand certain medications being double...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I completely agree. That doctor is a sadist and a control freak-I wouldn't want him anywhere near me, my loved ones, or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. :eek: Wow. I'm sorry, but that's just plain cruel. I understand that sometimes family don't make the decisions we would...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. easy to say if you don't work with life and death in seconds and are mixing multiple drips all at the same time, while...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Honestly, the scariest for me had nothing to do with another person, but me not double checking a drip I was mixing. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I had the same reaction to the cost. $36K is less than what one year at my university cost.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. 5+ years ago I would have said to get your ADN and then do an RN-BSN while working. However, a lot more hospitals are not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. We have a maximum of 3, and we never get asked to take more. Not sure if it matters, but we have a strong union presence at...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. Thanks. :) It is my intention to go back into nicu, but I'll have to relocate to do so. All the units down here are...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. Having gone off the ledge and away from the profession and back in again, I finally learned a few things about nursing in...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. If you can't make it on a nurse's salary you're doing something wrong. Try getting by with $9/hr while in school.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. None of the studies matter. I mean,we could argue about this till you are blue in the face. Employers want what...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. Don't you think this was a little harsh? Personally I think it's a great question given the patient's status and inability...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  17. OMG I am startled didn't realize there was this kind of interaction between educated professionals name calling and...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  18. Enjoy this forum , express your opinions , expect others to give their views , they may be different from yours . It is far...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. I try to tell this to my younger coworkers all the time, but they just won't listen. I didn't at their age either. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Dunno what board you've been reading, but we discuss financial concerns - including compensation - quite often. So has...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. "Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted" Ralph Waldo Emerson...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Hi, I worked there on a contract, and it depends on where you will be working, I guess you might be considering Sidra...
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    Forum: International Nursing
  23. The salaries are high only for US, Canada passport holders.
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    Forum: International Nursing
  24. Yes that is true ! I worked there last year. If you have a number of years of experience and also if any managerial kind of...
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    Forum: International Nursing
  25. ...to snuggle a baby for me, since I had to leave the NICU. Have you done it?
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  26. Yeah, not too bad. Like a blind squirrel that found an acorn with the new job. I really fell into a great position, better...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  27. I work in an ICU that would consider 15 years low seniority. I have over 40 hears of experience and have learned to pick my...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  28. Honestly I don't believe anyone is named shithead, la-a, lemonjello, orangejello, female, abcde. Let's not post the same...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  29. Yeah but threads like these are so much fun to read unlike the endless nclex posts that are taking over right now. (I...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  30. Ok, what is the alternative to strike nurses? If the nurses that are hired to take care of the patients are on strike, who...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  31. Wow, this is an interesting topic, though I am disappointed that it isn't more constructive in a place like this.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  32. I sincerely respect my fellow nurses, but I could never respect a nursing strike. You may think you have the best pay and...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  33. THere are several agencies that hire nurses to work strikes. US Nursing is one of them. Just google it! I have a friend who...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  34. Southern New Jersey Graduated May 2012 Passed NCLEX RN July 2012 Received my License October 2012 Started my first RN...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  35. So, a few coworkers offered to share their snacks with you and instead of reminding them it's against policy to eat at the...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  36. Perhaps I'm missing something here, but if you're going for your MD, why not do pre-med in bio or something similar instead...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  37. Go to medical school if you want to be a doctor. Your nursing school pre-reqs will not be the same as your med school...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  38. The term you are looking for is "geriatric" and can I just say thank you for your polite use of the word "seniors" to...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  39. Yes. I dealt with a husband who didn't support me or the 3 kids we had. We broke up and I made it. It was very rough for...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  40. I'm agnostic leaning heavily towards atheism, so it was awkward for me too at first. If they want to pray with me i bow my...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  41. Hi nurses, I'm going into nursing this fall, and while I think I'll be able to competently manage most aspects of...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  42. Is that a typo?
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  43. I think to take something personal that was shared from the heart of a nurse who's father was dying is not appropriate. I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. Josie "RN", I have just a few thoughts that lead me to believe that you struggled in nursing school, and possibly still...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. I would look into a teaching hospital that has a level III or IV NICU such as a Children's Hospital. I would not recommend...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  46. I have worked in a clinic ( not PP). If you are not 100% on board with choice I would avoid it. It would be very unfair...
    katierobin23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I am a huge admirer and financial contributor to Planned Parenthood. I work for a public health clinic that is a Title X...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I am looking for any experiences that you had through working with an organization like Planned Parenthood. I understand...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. My instructors would occasionally throw out questions, or adjust scores based on class outcomes. If they adjusted everyones...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. Even though I have no intention of trying to pursue a BSN at this late stage of my career I don't think this is a bad...
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    Forum: Nursing News


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