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  1. Angels with a broken wing
    Bless your heart. Just don't get sick over it. Stress can attack in many differnt ways
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Patient abuse caught on hidden camera...Shocking!!!!
    I tried to give you a Kudos but my Kudos Button doesn't work. You are obviously very passionate about your work and very frustrated because you are doing the best you can in an impossible situation....
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Patient abuse caught on hidden camera...Shocking!!!!
    None of what you describe here is reasonable or acceptable. You don't need to accept it. It is not acceptable. You need to tell your DON what she is doing is criminal. Maybe she thinks its O.K....
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Patient abuse caught on hidden camera...Shocking!!!!
    I'm sitting here at my computer and every fiber of my being is screaming out in outrage. I am 76 years old and "There but for the Grace of God go I". I could be Esther. Fortunately I am in good...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Patient abuse caught on hidden camera...Shocking!!!!
    Put a camera in every room! Put a camera in the Bathroom! Put a camera in the Dinning Room? Put a camera in the hallway! Put a camera in the kitchen! Put a camera at the Nurse's station! Put a...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Patient abuse caught on hidden camera...Shocking!!!!
    I'm sorry to say I have had the same experience with the EMT's in our area. They are arrogant, condescending and rude. I have written their Boss or Owner of the Company to no avail. They don't...
    Jul 30, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Patient abuse caught on hidden camera...Shocking!!!!
    As Charge Nurse I had one Rule that must be followed at all times. "Anytime a Patient refuses care or says, 'No" COME AND GET ME! NO EXCEPTION! That is why they pay me the Big Bucks (yeah right)....
    Jul 30, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Angels with a broken wing
    I know. I know. I suffered from "the Doctor is God" complex for many, many years. Some of the older ones still think they are God. Most of the younger ones I find more willing to be part of the...
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Angels with a broken wing
    Welcome. AN is a good place to enrich yourself with ideas and situations I don't think you will find in the classroom. Count your blessings. I have worked with some wonderful, smart, skilled RN's who...
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Angels with a broken wing
    That's what makes it even more serious. The good ones leave or try to hang in there and often end up with health issues and the nere-do-wells stay and keep the water boiling. Sorry you had to quit...
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Angels with a broken wing
    Looking for work.- I agree. I tried to give you a Kudos but my Kudos button doesn't work. Did you read the New York Times Article? The Author validates the seriousness of the problem. Since...
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Patient abuse caught on hidden camera...Shocking!!!!
    This makes me physically ill with anger. What is it going to take for our law makersrs to realize you get what you pay for. Overall we pay people who work in our Zoo's more to care for the animals...
    Jul 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Angels with a broken wing
    Sorry you are so frustrated. There are several answers that might apply to your situation. However you have not given enough information to answer your questions appropriately. Sounds like you...
    Jul 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Angels with a broken wing
    Thank you. I appreciate the critique. I also found the Spell Checker.
    Jul 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. "Nurses are so Mean"
    or maybe not. this from the new york times. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/02/11/when-the-nurse-is-a-bully/
    Jul 21, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Angels with a broken wing
    So much has been written in this Forum regarding the behavior of Nurses toward their co-workers and Patients and the impressions of the General Public toward the Nursing Profession; its time to take...
    Jul 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The Ethics of Managing Your Personal Time
    I totally agree. How many times have we been left to try and keep it together somehow when people call off for a frivilous reason. I had a C.N.A. call in on a Friday because she just found out she...
    Jul 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. "Nurses Eating Their Young"
    Ruby-the situations you describe re: being late, inappropriate attire, etc., seems to point to the Schools training these people and the Teachers who allow this inappropriate behavior. Why these...
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. "Nurses Eating Their Young"
    Document your experience as you have described here and ask for another Preceptor. Based on what you have described here he is not qualified to be your Preceptor. Your responsibilities to your...
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Rudeness in the Workplace
    Thank you for pointing that out to me. I must admit I found the Article confusing. At one point she mentions she "couldn't handle it". and then later details the action she took and then again later,...
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. fun: what does this photo say to you?
    WHERE is my pen!!!!!!!
    Jul 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Rudeness in the Workplace
    NerdtoNurse Instead of correcting her mistakes you could try pointing to the scene of the crime or taking her there and asking her "What is wrong with this picture?" She will either realize...
    Jul 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Rudeness in the Workplace
    " So how do you tell a 27 year old that no one wants to eat lunch with her because her table manners are so atrocious without being accused of “eating your young.” I’ll confess that I couldn’t manage...
    Jul 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Rudeness in the Workplace
    You just say to yourself "Forgive them Father for they no not what they do".
    Jul 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. "Nurses are so Mean"
    Yes Annmarie. yes, yes, and yes
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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