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  1. I cringe at the thought of work
    As others have said, you may want to consider an trying an oncology (or other) clinic/private practice again if you liked that. I work in a specialty clinic and although there is interaction with...
    Sep 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. a "friend" looked me up on the BON?????
    Life's too short for drama like that. Just disappear, and block her texts or just don't reply. You don't owe her anything, including explanations.
    Aug 22
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. cancle my nclex result
    I'm sorry this happened. My school advised leaving everything in our cars except IDs and warned us over and over to be extremely careful to not give the impression of cheating as the consequences...
    Aug 9
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. opinions on a nurse/patient interaction
    Nursing, or any field for that matter is not just about mastering the technical knowledge, but also having some degree of social grace and political savvy. Your rationalizations for having done this...
    Aug 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Fight with pct
    This behavior is not acceptable in any work environment...I was in similar situation once with someone who consistently seemed resentful of her position and of being delegated tasks, took it out on...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Documenting for someone else
    I won't repeat what's already been said so eloquently by other posters, but just wanted to chime in to say, DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES DO THIS.
    Jul 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Seeking experiences with
    Not sure about the service you're inquiring about, but when I was in school, I did have luck on ebay with buying softcover foreign edition books for a fraction of the price of U.S. hardbound books....
    Jul 15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Only in New York
    Very nice article and as another posted, a great reminder to always treat our patients with respect... whether in their presence, behind closed doors, or when we think they're not listening or...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  9. Bullying - What is it?
    Thought this might be helpful as it includes definitions of bullying and lateral violence and other troublesome behaviors: ...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    I've experienced both sides of this, thankfully not much. There is bullying, there are people who have bad days and lash out, there are tough instructors, etc. I just think this post over generalizes...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Domestic Violence:  Telling Her To Leave Is Not Enough
    Nola009, just about anything is better than the devil you know. In what now feels like a lifetime ago, I had been with a devil like yours, for a long time, too long, I deserved better as do you. I...
    Jun 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. June 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I suppose that, as a preceptor, I shouldn't say things like, "Do absolutely everything exactly as I do".
    Jun 16
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  13. "No One Respects My Religious Beliefs"
    Interesting article on the topic, see below....includes how a surgeon views and approaches the issue. I think accommodations could be made. This could include the individual coming to work earlier,...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. When's the doctor coming in??
    I work in a specialty office. I will sometimes have a patient call me directly from their hospital room to ask when the physician will be seeing them. I understand that the patient may be anxious to...
    Jun 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Apparently, everyone is a nurse! (rant)
    Wow. I've seen much discussion on this site regarding the issue of the protection of the nursing title. But I think this is the worst case I've heard of in that individuals without any nursing...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Is this a common attendace policy?
    This is disgusting. Go over that manager's head. Unbelievable. I was fired once for having to call out and miss my shift to go to the ER due to a major illness on a weekend, and I thought that was...
    May 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Life is beautiful if one has his/her life centered on God
    I do not believe in God, but did notice that the OP posted in "Nursing and Spirituality" which is an appropriate place to voice one's beliefs. If this were a workplace, or even a different forum, I'd...
    May 19
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  18. Should I ditch the pinning ceremony for a possible job?
    I'd go to the open house. If I had it to do over again, I wouldn't even waste the money on my pin. It's just been gathering dust since I got it, the actual ceremony took about 15 minutes. Anyway, as...
    May 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. What did you get for nurses week?
    Nothin'. But, then again I forgot my boss on Doctor's Day.
    May 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. April 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Nursing student: "Hi, we're here to get something to eat, because we've got altered nutrition, less than body requirements, related to decreased oral intake, associated with our busy class and...
    Apr 18
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  21. The Importance of Backing Up Your Work
    Agreed, very important. I say this as someone who still can remember the horror of losing a good chunk of a completed senior thesis many years ago (non-nursing) due to a computer virus and having to...
    Apr 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Transgender Nurses - experiences/opinions
    I know of a female physician, formerly male. She completed her change before she moved to this area. So, there was nothing for her to go through as far as having been known here as male then female....
    Apr 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Radiation danger, repeated CTs by frequent flyers
    I'll be interested in the answers to this, as I don't work in ER and have no background in ER nursing, but have unfortunately found myself there 3 times in the past year for a few different reasons...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Wallpaper or scrubs?
    I wore a patterned scrub top to work one day a few months ago. Brand new. A pt actually said, "What a pretty would make a nice wallcovering." She must have noticed the expression on my...
    Apr 2
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  25. Can nurses have artifical nails?
    My point was that having long nails of any kind, meaning real or artificial, can be a bad idea. This was assuming that all artificial nails were long. As I've never had artificial nails, I'd never...
    Mar 29
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism