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  1. "No nurses of color....."
    How about this..... " Just so happens to be your lucky night. Nurse Mary is assigned to all the aholes and she is not of color".
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Nurses and other healthcare staff smoking alongside patients!?!
    Bingo. Obviously, not enough people at your facility want it. Choose battles that offer a reasonable chance of precipitating change. Doesn't sound like this is it. At least for now. I couldn't...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Childhood Obesity jobs
    Go to chca.com click on member hospitals to see list with links of leading children's hospital search the various websites using weight management clinic or program and you will find lots of...
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Is 2 years experience charge nurse ready?
    Your personality may be that you will never believe you are aequately prepared untl you've jumped in, done it, and actually have experience as charge. Sounds like you have insight into your strenghts...
    May 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. What does Florence Nightingale mean to you?
    Non- Conformist Problem-Solver
    May 10, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. Sex in the workplace.....what do YOU think should be done?
    She delivers herself like a pizza right to his door at the hospital and he can't go anywhere else. Truthfully, otherwise, he likely couldn"t be bothered to invest the energy and his precious free...
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Sex in the workplace.....what do YOU think should be done?
    I'm telling you. You can't make this s** up. LOL. It cracks me up that all of us that have been in the business for years and years are like, yeah.........
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Sex in the workplace.....what do YOU think should be done?
    I am so sorry for taking up space jus quoting and saying LOL when I've already liked it but that was just too dang good ! LOL
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. NURSES II
    I am sorry, i just can't get on board going out all nursed up begging for money so we can hand out some little cha-cha or trinket or have a food party. I don't get into all the "fill in the blank"...
    May 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Sex in the workplace.....what do YOU think should be done?
    nurse156 and I are of the same generation of nurses. Regardless of your moral belief, this is something that our generation learned how to handle, especially if you worked in an academic facility....
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Military Nurse in Afghanistan Dies During Skype Chat With Wife
    Does anyone know what exactly happened ?
    May 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Investigation into mom who allegedly took child to tanning salon
    If mom has that much time to commit to tanning ( if you want to call it that ) something tells me that the odds are at least even that she has time available to do so because we the public are...
    May 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Abolishing the Pinning Ceremony
    I know I am in the minority but as far as I am concerned, one "ceremony" should be adequate to recognize the achievement of nursing degree which is what the graduation ceremony now is. Beyond that,...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Have been in the ER for 3 hrs now....
    With an extra added surcharge for improper use of resources !
    May 4, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. How to respond after shadowing experiences
    I would just make note that you appreciate the opportuity to interview and observe and remain interested in working at xyz facility on xyz unit blah blah blah. Then state that your primary choice of...
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. YOU as a Pt-what would you allow a student nurse to do?
    I apologize if I am repeating what anyone else has said since I have not read the thread. There are very few things that I would not let a student do if they appear knowledgeable, adequately prepared...
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. False documentation... more common than you think.
    the fly in the ointment is this…….. more often than not, in the healthcare industry, administrators and board members determine the organizational goals, priorities, and budgets etc; not managers....
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. False documentation... more common than you think.
    The discussion is meaningless without some sort of consistency in use or agreement/understanding re definition for "false documentation". It doesn't make a lot of sense to compare someone...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. "Sir or Ma'am" when addressing physicians?
    For the most part, with a few exceptions, I have always referred to physicians the same way that they refer to me. If they call me by my first name then I call them by their first name. Has never...
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Oh dear . .Audited for proof of CEUs and don't have
    Nursing, you gotta love the mentality ..... the inservices provided at work, which probably have a more direct impact on day to day practice don't count but courses that are chosen for no other...
    Apr 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. HIPAA violation or just a bad decision?
    Go ahead and shoot me for not being pc....but it is total BS to use being from another culture as excuse for not knowing whether to report it or not.If someone does not viscerally understand how #@*...
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  22. My mistake?
    thank you !!!!!
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. New grad with a question
    When the nurse calls and says patient has dementia, is on xyz narcotic and is confused, the doc says d/c the med and doesn't know what else to do, so does nothing. Unfortunately, lot's of...
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. The Mockery of Nursing
    OP here, stopping by to say ....... Little did I know when I started this thread that it would go to 1,000 and counting ......... Congrats to RNsRWe for #1,000 and to all for job well done. :)
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Another one for my journal
    DFO's ususally start out as the W&D's ( weak and dizzies ) :)
    Mar 28, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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