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  1. Bedside Reporting starting Monday :(((
    How to end this in 3 easy steps: 1. Just say in front of the patient everything you'd normally say in report. 2. Watch complaints skyrocket and patient satisfaction scores plumet. 3. LOL in...
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. Magnet Hospitals
    IT'S A TRAP! Also <3's and kudos to Netglow for the link. The general rule of thumb is this: Whatever HR and management tell you about a place, it's actually the opposite.
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Nurse's getting younger
    *Facepalm* She's bemoaning the edging out of experienced nurses by employers eager to hire newer nurses who are more desperate for work and willing to work for less, thus driving down wages and...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Johnson & Johnson commercials
    Preach it, Sista!
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Johnson & Johnson commercials
    Thanks! Waaaaay back in the days of dial-up I went by a handle of Fribbles. For some reason I couldn't use that when I signed up for this site, so I went with Fribblet. Apparently, it's also...
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nurse's getting younger
    I'm confused. What exactly is it that belongs to the nurse that's getting younger?
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Magnet Designation
    Lobby or no lobby, with the economy in shambles and more and more people trying to get into this "recession-proof" job, employers have the upper hand. Why, then, would you not hire a bachelors...
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Nursing is not easy money, no gain no pain
    I've held a job ever since I was able to work. I think nursing sucks. The amount we're dumped on by administration, patients, families and other departments, our responsibility, and the detriment...
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Magnet Designation
    I'm going to have to check that out. That would quite an interesting tid-bit of information. Although my hospital just received Magnet shat-us, and we're an University affiliated hospital.
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Magnet Designation
    Absolutely not. They just know this hospital is CERTA-FRIED! So it must be good. Now tell that nurse to move her perky ass to the cafeteria and gimme a sammich.
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Magnet Designation
    How much cash your facility is willing to pony up. That's my cynical response anyway. Per the ANCC website, a Pathways to Excellence facility "is earned by healthcare organizations that create...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Magnet Designation
    If hospitals spent the same amount of time and money they waste getting magnet status, to actually improve working conditions, care would improve, and happy nurses make happy patients. Word spreads...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Magnet Designation
    Magnet designation exists for three reasons: 1-For an additional PR marketing tool for the hospital. 2-A way for the ANCC to rake in piles of cash. 3-For management to engage in a...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Hospital Using FirstNet in ER?
    We use it. It's the worst program I've ever used. I, and my coworkers, hate it.
    Dec 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Is their a way i can get a hospital to pay for nursing school
    No hospital is going to pay for a volunteer to go school, and some tuition reimbursement programs require you to be in an actual program (each program is different), so they likely would not...
    Nov 23, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Why Nursing staff harm thier charges??
    Why u no ask them? I no harm pt.
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Extremely Offensive ER experience
    Lol. "drug attic". Actually, Nick, the only thing that's obvious is that YOU are offended. Generally speaking, I couldn't care less about your experience at some unnamed ER, or what you think...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Patients grades to affect hospital medicare reimbursements
    I'm going to find a new career. **** this.
    Nov 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Wal-Mart's Clarification On Health Care Leaves Room For Big Moves
    As an ER nurse, if it keeps even a 1/4th of the ********ters away, I'm all for it. We can't handle all the people that are coming through our doors.
    Nov 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Alas...bedbugs-precautions??
    Once you've brought those suckers into your home they are almost impossible to get rid of. The easiest way to rid your home of bedbugs is to burn it to the ground. Those suckers can live for months...
    Nov 7, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. How honest are you?
    The ones who are complaining the loudest are usually the ones who have no business being in the ER for their non-emergency. I remind them that they are free to leave at anytime and to "just sign...
    Nov 7, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. ER computer programs
    Medhost is awesome. FirstNet is terrible. It should be banned.
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Why does everyone seem to want to work L&D?
    Belch. Gross. I couldn't get out of my OB rotation fast enough. I also couldn't say "pushpushpushpushpushpushpush!" 6000 times a day and stay sane. :) It is very popular, but I can't figure out...
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Am i the only crazy one who feels this way?
    How do you like your job? Also I can't seem to come up with what GMF stands for.
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. A little frustrated.. need to vent...
    In before "OMG! I'm a med aide, nd I've never called myself a nurse!"
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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