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  1. HEALING OTHERS  BUT KILLING OURSELVES. Y Nurses eat their young
    Having been a travel nurse several times with a handful of companies, I can see several issues right away: 1. Did you agree with the change in units before the assignment began? 2. Did your...
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Why I pursued nursing and my love for needles!
    Operating Room nursing! Needles, staples, scalpels - all sorts of "body piercing" devices :blink:
    Jul 1, '14
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. You could instantly tell something was wrong
    It's so true that the most dangerous time for the woman is when she tries to or just after she leaves. And, yes, you MUST have a plan so that he is less likely to stalk and terrorize you wherever you...
    Jun 26, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Domestic Violence:  Telling Her To Leave Is Not Enough
    I whole-heartedly agree with ^^^^Life coaches^^^^. If the survivors don't recognize the cycle in the relationships, or recognize their own worth, then it it very likely to repeat itself. It only took...
    Jun 23, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Domestic Violence:  What Leaving Feels Like
    Having survived DV myself for many years, it is NOT easy to leave. Part of the terror of leaving is that he tracks your every move, to and from work, who your friends are, where you shop, etc. Often,...
    Jun 23, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. You could instantly tell something was wrong
    I survived DV for years and hid it from my co-workers/family. My ex appeared very charming to most people. I thank God every day that I got away and got help. It's true that it takes the woman years...
    Jun 11, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Those Kind of Tears That Make Your Throat Burn
    How quickly we must "recover" from what has to be a gut-wrenching event like you had.... We must remember to allow ourselves a "moment" to re-charge. I've worked ICU for a few years, and many times,...
    May 30, '14
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  8. WHY do employers that give 2-3 days orientation require a month's notice of resignati
    Many applications include a box you can check if you give permission to contact the reference. List the employer, but if you have that option, check "no."
    May 23, '14
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. writing a letter to deceased patient's foster family
    In my opinion, this would not be a HIPAA issue. The patient's foster family sent notice to your unit that the child had died. Sending a note to the family is not a HIPAA violation. You are not...
    Jan 19, '14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  10. Night Shift Nursing Education and Effects on Job Satisfaction
    [QUOTE=GrnTea;7690245]I think we all understand that it's counterproductive and thoughtless not to have inservice offerings on all shifts proportionate to the number of people who work them. Studies...
    Jan 9, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Med-surg RN takes 8 simple computer "courses" and POOF! is step-down nurse
    That is a very unsafe situation, to say the least! I agree - you also need "hands on" cross training before you are expected to care for these extremely complicated and critically ill patients!...
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Nursing Can Be Hazardous To Your Health
    I think this article should be required reading whenever nurses are asking for increased salaries and benefits. I think the saddest fact of our profession is that we are often the LAST ones to seek...
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Night Shift Nursing Education and Effects on Job Satisfaction
    A Capstone Prospectus Presented to the Faculty of the Department of Nursing of Western Governors University In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Nursing...
    Dec 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. What Baffles You?
    Maybe because those "older" ladies endured multiple child births without pain meds? And I'm not THAT old, but the popularity of Lamaze & "unmedicated" childbirth was really in vogue when my kids were...
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I can't believe the MD did that
    When reporting to the Ethics Committee, the reporter can remain anonymous. Had a patient a couple weeks ago who'd been on the wrong end of a pedestrian vs. auto accident. Lots of brain...
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. October 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    This is what happens when you eat at the cafeteria. Be afraid! Be very afraid!
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  17. BLS instructor
    I am a Nurse Educator as well as a BLS Instructor. I think that the two go well together. In fact, quite a few of the Nurse Educator positions advertised ask for "BLS Instructor" as well as other...
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. MSN Capstone: Night Shift Nursing Education and Effects on Job Satisfaction
    Please close this topic. I have enough participants to conclude my study. I will be posting my final article as soon as I obtain approval from my Capstone Mentor at Western Governors University. ...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Night Shift Nurses: Please answer my survey
    I'm a student at Western Governors University working on my Masters of Science, Nursing Education Capstone. I have a short survey I'd like you to answer, especially if you work night shift. I only...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. No Experience Necessary
    You write so eloquently. Freelance writing sounds great, because you could do that at your convenience. It would automatically be a healthy outlet for you, because you seem to enjoy being "heard"...
    Sep 3, '13
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  21. Cruel Summer
    I will add my prayers and hugs to this mix {{{{Viva}}}}} I so enjoy reading your posts. Family is most important - your plan regarding work sounds logical. I read your post a few months back when you...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  22. Attention all nurses!! Can you take this survey when you have time please. Thank you
    You can also create your survey/questionnaire using Googledocs.
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. MSN Capstone: Night Shift Nursing Education and Effects on Job Satisfaction
    Greetings, I am working on my Masters Capstone titled "Night Shift Nursing Education and Effects on Job Satisfaction." I am pasting the Informed Consent below. Once you click on the survey link, I...
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Shockingly Humbled
    Writing is a creative release for me as well. It often is expressed in poetry. You are an excellent writer! I was with you all the way, including the "GASP" at the end!
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. A nursing student at 48. My journey could be yours...
    And to the OP: your story is truly inspirational. My brother "dropped" back into my life about 2 years ago. He has serious mental health issues. I was 46 when I graduated my Associate's program. I...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing