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  1. HELP!  NRP Questions
    Airway always in neonates . As an aside if in your position , were you feel you are having a problem with one question , rather than struggle with it for a several hours , try substituting the other...
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  2. Medication 20% Rule.
    I agree with MunoRN 's math . It appears that by adding another layer of calculation , another layer of risk is being added , with no apparent gain . Sorry to say but too large a number of nurses...
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. Nursing Unions: Pros and Cons
    Asking someone to become a representative in the circumstances described above , is simply a response to someone who has shown enough initiative to at least interact with their union , they are...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  4. Top 10 Reasons Against Unions
    I think that what Jean Marie may be an outlier , but the point is that in some areas of the country nurses are harrassed by their employers by mandated extra shifts , these shifts are not staffed...
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  5. Top 10 Reasons Against Unions
    I think mene19 is a nom de guerre and that this contributor has a axe to grind , from the only other contribution they have made on allnurses , the violence they reference was based on an incident 20...
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  6. To be, or not to be, that is the question.
    Look at the states nursing associations , to see if they do collective bargaining or look at the NNU site , which I believe has links re. organizing . I can't swim so I don't float .
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  7. To be, or not to be, that is the question.
    Why not work to get the union you prefer , our employer had enterred an agreement with a union , we nurses looked at this decided we did not wish to join a non specific union , contacted a RN only...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  8. To be, or not to be, that is the question.
    GitanoRN puts it well , I view my membership of a union as an insurance against the changability of management , most of the time many can get along well with their facilities management , but when...
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. To all "medical coverage is a privilege" folks:
    to me the obsession with other peoples lifestyle choice is simply a cover / justification of avoiding paying for insurance , which works in healthcare financing as in other fields by spreading the...
    May 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. To all "medical coverage is a privilege" folks:
    In my contributions to this thread I keep coming back to two points and as highlighted by the last few responses they have not been answered by those who view healthcare as a priveledge :- a) what...
    May 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. To all "medical coverage is a privilege" folks:
    Sigh ! we all get the concept of fee for service and personal responsibility . Surely you get the reality that there will always be those who cannot finance those services , what would you have done...
    May 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. When calling in are you asked "what's wrong with you"
    I am not sure it is Hippa but I thought it was illegal to ask an employee why they are calling in sick . I know when I get a note from my physician they only put illness in as the reason for being...
    May 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. To all "medical coverage is a privilege" folks:
    rkealy , I have in the past been accussed of looking at the world with rose tinted glasses , that is what you are doing , you are looking back to the time before the present insurance / taxation...
    May 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. To all "medical coverage is a privilege" folks:
    I would guess in the usual way, when a patient is told they are fit for discharge , they are discharged in the same manner as they are now .Honestly I to am not trying to be a smart -alec either ,...
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. To all "medical coverage is a privilege" folks:
    The thread is titled :- To all "medical coverage is a priveledge " folks , The OP posed a question which boils down to the one I reiterated above , what would those who believe medical coverage is a...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. To all "medical coverage is a privilege" folks:
    You answerred the problem re. the national deficit and how you feel the national deficit should be addressed . You did not answer the question I posed of what is to be done to finance the care of...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. To all "medical coverage is a privilege" folks:
    This is a typical conservative BS answer , which is spurious , this is already being addressed by the support systems we have ( welfare , TANF etc.) , so really not a problem like healthcare...
    May 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Strike breaking agency recruiting nurses
    some here think if we continue the trickle down economy all will be well ,how is that working for you ?. often i hear the opinion that those strong unions have brought the economy to its knee , yet...
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  19. Strike breaking agency recruiting nurses
    ctnjason you are correct in that both sides in a negotiation have various courses of action they can choose ,however when a strike is called ( after those who will be going on strike have voted for...
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  20. Fear of Losing License/Job
    GrnTea makes a good point re. losing licenses , it doesn't happen that frequently and the charge has to be one that is both notifiable to the BON and proved . The greater problem is that were...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Fear of Losing License/Job
    Unfortunately your feelings are all too common amongst nurses , they think just because they do a good job they are immune to risk of losing their job , but with a change of manager , or ethos of the...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Fear of Losing License/Job
    Sorry , this is not meant to hijack this thread , but it always amazes me that nurses continue to work under tyranical conditions rather than , work collectively to change the work enviroment or at...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Strike breaking agency recruiting nurses
    This thread is futile and has been covered many times before and probably many times in the future . But to those that are thimking about strike breaking , for the pay mentioned you are selling...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  24. Strike breaking agency recruiting nurses
    They do it for the patients ! NOT , the money of course .
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  25. Do I Say Something When They Call or Just Let it Go?
    Agree with flashpoint entirely Why don't nurses troubleshoot alarming monitors , if you don't believe it at least try ot fix it . I have worked my way from patient to monitor trying to fix an...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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