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  1. Do you still hold doors for women?
    I hold the door open. I figure it is a nice gesture for one and all. My husband holds and lets people come through. Old men say Thanks and get the door so my husband can catch up with me. Young...
    Nov 23, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  2. Unemployed & inexperienced New RNs. Vent it out!
    Hello, Check out USAJOBS.GOV. I am in AR and we are still short 3 nurses at our site. Not too many people want to come to corrections. But is fun and good experience.
    Nov 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. A Beautiful Nightmare
    Congrats
    Sep 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. SPIT AT....AGAIN!
    Well I say spit guard or what ever it is called by the civilian world. Yes I get a picture of what you are talking about. When they come my way with one of those on it will be a very bad night in...
    Sep 6, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. forcing baths on dementia patients?
    Yikes. I gave baths for a long time in the late 70's and early 80's to people who did not want baths. Most of time there is a way to talk them into baths, bird bath, shower. Something but...
    Sep 6, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. Ratted out a co-worker and now feel guilty
    My husband said it best. You are setting the record straight. I do not like the work ratted out. If she made an honest mistake and was correcting it, the off to the boss you raced that is ratting....
    Sep 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Would you ever own a motorcycle? YES or NO?
    hello, I have owned and rode motorcycles all my life. We have had dirt bikes, hondas, harleys and now a trike. Most of our close calls have came from someone who does not watch the road. But...
    Aug 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. The type of nurse I DO want to be...
    I want to be the nurse who does the best job she can every day at work. I want to be the nurse who cleans up after her self. I want to be the type of nurse who does not cause my coworkers...
    Jul 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. To My "Colleague" (Just a Vent)
    Oh what a wonderful vent site. I so needed this laugh and am still quietly snickering while drinking my ice tea. Please continue the vents. I miss those comments at work. Right now they are all...
    Jul 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What Makes a Hero Nurse?
    Memphis a little while ago: Game warden ran his own vehicle into two people that had allready killed two cops and were now firing at another cop car. He was so calm. Just knew he had to help....
    Jul 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Patient 'found' my number on the internet...
    All good advise. Make sure that you keep copies of everything. Keep the tapes, and show that the person is calling you. Then when they keep calling you have the proof that they called you to...
    May 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. My vent and What I will learn from it?
    I am still thinking it is a big deal both in the administration of the wrong vaccine, and then their response. I think a sincere apology and corrective action goes a long ways. If they told you...
    Mar 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Just in case you need that extra little "boost" to get you through your shift...
    I have to get one in purple to match my stethscope. My husband has a hooters one. Can I deducte on my taxes. I need all the help I can get
    Mar 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. My vent and What I will learn from it?
    Hello, I have being giving shots for a long time. Most of the time I draw up in front of patients. I want them to see what is being given. It also allows them to ask questions while I am...
    Mar 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Eleven Things Your Nurse Thinks (But Will Never Tell You)
    I have laughed so hard that I blew my iced tea all over the screen. It was such a busy hard week at work. All the patients were sure that they were owed something now. The management staff were...
    Feb 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Dear Student Nurse - a mentor's lament
    I have to agree with the OP about many new student nurses and even some of the nurses. Professional dress and attitude go a long way in the workplace. I am glad the student nurse got out when...
    Feb 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Your Pet Peeves in Nursing..
    coworkers who do not clean up after themselves and do not restock what they use. I have to spend my time running like a crazed chicken to catch up. sick coworkers who come to work sick and get...
    Feb 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Is it ok for your work to call you after you called in sick?
    I am curious also. What happean?
    Feb 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Inappropriate Movies
    If some sone complains, tell them the movie is chosen by major vote of the people who live here and that there is an option to go to other activities. If they continue to complain, I used to say,...
    Feb 13, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Sick of being a nurse in the Prison
    Hello, My worst week in the Federal System is still better then the hospital, We still have bad management who brings over some one who is not sick, and they forget the really sick ones....
    Feb 13, '10
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  21. Had the WORST shadow experience, am shaking
    Hello, How did it go. Allways help if you have connections higher then hers.
    Jan 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Defiant and Insubordinate
    I was critical thinking when I started on many years ago as a cna. We didn't call it that. It was doing our job to notify the nurse of changes in patients. What ever the change we notified and...
    Jan 31, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Acted to fast! Help!
    In the past I have done horrible long hours and for many days. Now when I have to do 16 hours I about die. Take me a full day to recover and then I am still tired and cranky on day 2. Know...
    Jan 30, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  24. Let me hear your raves
    The day that I did an EKG (pt turned out not to be scheduled). He was telling me how short of breath he was while walking, etc. Older White Male, previous smoker, no medical care as he was poor and...
    Jan 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. The Concerns of My Loving Wife
    Hello, Nursing school was the hardest as I did the CNA, LPN, ADN and now am working on the BSN. I would have went straight for my ADN if I had thought about it. That was way the hardest work I...
    Jan 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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