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  1. On having 2 titles: Nurse and Patient
    I don't know who the "she" is that you are referring to. The term elder can refer to one or a group of people who are older in age, of course. But it can also be applied to those in some churches...
    7:11 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. On having 2 titles: Nurse and Patient
    Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves into the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. I...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. "Your ER sucks!" and other pleasantries...how you handle them?
    I had to actually chuckle out loud at this! :)
    Aug 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Do Nurses Earn Big Money? You Decide.
    Why is my reply extraordinary? Usually when someone makes a statement such as yours by pointing out what they feel is a greater injustice, it is an attempt to justify what they see as the lesser...
    Aug 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Do Nurses Earn Big Money? You Decide.
    One wrong doesn't justify another.
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Medical Assistants being called nurses
    I don't know the answer to your question, but it wasn't until this post that I understood what it is that you were asking.
    Aug 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Medical Assistants being called nurses
    So what is it that you are meaning to say?
    Aug 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Case Management Scenario Questions
    I don't work in case management but I do have an interest and the questions do not make sense to me either. For the first question it's possible that, like in other interview situations, they just...
    Aug 10
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  9. Medical Assistants being called nurses
    Someone already pointed out that medical assistance are certified and not licensed. I'd also like to clarify that even if a medical assistant has had training and is certified, they are not trained...
    Aug 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Medical Assistants being called nurses
    Sounds to me like someone is jealous. Other than that, this isn't even worth responding to.
    Aug 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Medical Assistants being called nurses
    I'm curious; how do the physicians respond when you tell them that?
    Aug 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. An Unapologetic Reasoning On Why You Don't Want To Be A Nurse.
    Brandy, I think you misunderstood my post. I wasn't speaking of myself. I'm already in the profession and agree that it is a difficult job. I'm very careful about encouraging anyone to become a...
    Aug 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Do Nurses Earn Big Money? You Decide.
    Some NP's make six figures, some don't, and it's less likely for a new NP where, in my area for example, new NP's start off making a couple of dollars an hour less than what I make as an RN with...
    Aug 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. An Unapologetic Reasoning On Why You Don't Want To Be A Nurse.
    It's my opinion that some who read allnurses are just stubborn enough to need to prove that they know better, that they can do exactly what nurses with experience are advising against, that somehow...
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. An Unapologetic Reasoning On Why You Don't Want To Be A Nurse.
    While I agree with you that nursing has many facets and there are many areas to choose from, in reality, it isn't always that easy to change as it may once have been. For example, it took over one...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. An Unapologetic Reasoning On Why You Don't Want To Be A Nurse.
    I'm pretty sure that we all know this, but since this is a nursing forum and most of the members are nurses, it seems pretty relevant to apply this to nursing.
    Jul 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. An Unapologetic Reasoning On Why You Don't Want To Be A Nurse.
    I could have written this about myself. There aren't many days that go by when I'm at work and think to myself that my family would be surprised to see how I act and treat my patients because I'm...
    Jul 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Indian graduate in Australia wants to come to USA
    I have no experience with this whatsoever. But logically speaking, in your position, I would seek advice from professionals who deal with immigration, such as an attorney.
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  19. Um... Can you hit before you get hit?
    No one said or even implied that ED nurses are the only ones to deal with violence in the workplace.
    Jul 12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Um... Can you hit before you get hit?
    And although not exactly on topic, allow me to take this opportunity to point that this is the type of situation where you might have to defend yourself in court and having your own liability...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Um... Can you hit before you get hit?
    OP, your state may allow you to file criminal charges against a patient but some hospitals "discourage" staff from doing so by "threatening" the job of those who attempt it. The threats may be...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Malpractice Insurance
    I totally agree with Hancock. The only thing I might differ on is cost of insurance. I work in the ER and pay just over $100/yr, a drop in the bucket compared to defending a lawsuit.
    Jun 26
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  23. Malpractice Insurance
    Any hospital that takes that attitude is not going to be on your side anyway. Far better to have your own insurance with your own attorney to defend you.
    Jun 25
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  24. Doctor insists I use expired Dilaudid on patients
    I'm not sure that waiting to report the missing narcs is the best course of action. There's bound to be questions about why you waited. Please get the advice of an attorney on this before it gets any...
    Jun 4
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. One Strategy To Land a Nursing Job: The End Around
    It's obvious that some here still have on the rose colored glasses of a new grad. It WAS specified, more than once, that not every strategy will work for every area, but if nurses with many years of...
    Jun 4
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance


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