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  1. Can someone "dumb down" what Obamacare really means?
    Sensibility: You are one very scary, misinformed person. You refuse to recognize the years of evidence regarding the high infant mortality rate in the U.S. and decide on your own that it must be...
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Coworker nurse trying to ruin my reputation...
    Defamation Laws - Slander and Libel Laws
    May 15, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. New reality for nurses: Not easy to find a job
    Mar 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. What is Nsg Dx, and Why Should I Care?
    I usually lurk but this post caused my BP to rise. I'm actually flummoxed that someone is still a NANDA true believer. That and "synergy." My head is still shaking.
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. No breaks (class action lawsuit)
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Bitter dried up nurses that need to RETIRE
    "with the pipeline of new nurses entering the workforce the scales are going to change.....and the entitlement attitude that i see is going to fade away...." that statement just took my breath...
    Jun 18, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. University of Southern Indiana case management certificate
    Hello Everyone: I found a certificate for case management available online through the University of Southern Indiana for a reasonable price. Looking at the local job market, it appears that...
    Jul 22, '10
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  8. If you speak your mind will you get a bad assignment? Come on..come clean!
    this is my point exactly.... there is this commonwealth of "that's just the way it is" that keeps the system mired in a predictable state of benign comprehension. i'm in agreement with you,...
    Mar 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Nursing as Second Career for Mature Professional w/Full-Time Job?
    Again, don't do it! I became an RN in my mid 40's and it was the worst mistake of my life. If only I knew then what I know now. Become a volunteer. You will make a difference. Volunteers can be the...
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Florida lawmakers consider mandatory nurse-patient ratios
    I'm not so sure.
    Oct 7, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Florida lawmakers consider mandatory nurse-patient ratios
    What planet are you from?
    Oct 6, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Leave Good Job for Nursing?
    I became an RN at the age of 43. Fourteen years later I think of it as the single biggest mistake of my life. A sentinel event. People are different. However, not a day passes that I don't regret...
    Mar 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. For "Second Career" Nurses
    I actively discourage people from considering nursing as a career. I became a nurse in my middle forties and consider it to be the worst mistake of my life. I was determined not to be a quitter and...
    Mar 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nurses' Unions
    Wow! This one paragraph reveals so much about you. Do you realize how your statements are only a breath away from being fascist in definition? You don't approve of someone's behavior - in order for...
    Apr 29, '07
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  15. Scripting Nurses?
    This sounds like the Studer Group in action. Quint Studer is a hospital consultant who makes millions preaching this crap to hospital administrators who buy his book "Hardwiring Excellence" like it's...
    Mar 3, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Staffing levels
    You might try the ASPAN website. I know they have staffing guidelines for Phase I, II, and III recovery on their site.
    Feb 14, '07
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  17. Possible to shift to clinical trials at my age?
    Hi Everyone: I'm an RN with 12 years of experience in med/surg, telemetry, and ambulatory surgery pre- and post-op. I'm interested in shifting my career to monitoring clinical trials. I have begun...
    Feb 11, '07
    Forum: Research Nursing
  18. Help...husband discouraging me :(
    I was completely aware that I would start a "pile on" with my caustic message. I showed my message to my husband, laughing to him that I knew I would disturb the nurses who were writing warm and...
    Dec 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Help...husband discouraging me :(
    I have to wonder if you guys are delusional. I began nursing in my mid 40's and I tell people it was the very worst mistake of my life. Because I made such a crucial change late in life I find that...
    Dec 21, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Bloody awful Nclex!!
    Maybe I didn't make my point very clear. As WV_heart_RN states, "It is not the number of questions at all. The computer will continue giving questions until it has determined with 99% certainty...
    Apr 30, '06
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. Bloody awful Nclex!!
    I just wanted to tell you that you have a really good chance at having passed if the computer stopped the test after seventy-something questions. You would have to be overwhelmingly wrong in your...
    Apr 30, '06
    Forum: International Nursing

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