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  1. This "us" vs "them" mentality....
    That's a low brow response from you,isn't it, Linear Thinker? I thought you prided yourself on your intellect. Perhaps you didn't understand the question :lol2: In any regard,I am through with AN....
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. From a student, to, hospital floor nurses...
    Yawn... you did nothing different from what I (and likely most other student nurses) did,except,obviously,experience what happens on a typical night shift...just for the heck of it
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. From a student, to, hospital floor nurses...
    I take it,then,that you were never assigned a night shift as a student? That's odd. Odder still if your instructor came in and did it with you,instead of you being buddied with a floor nurse.
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. This "us" vs "them" mentality....
    Linear Thinker says," the reason nursing isn't respected is" ; my question for him/ her is, isn't respected by whom? That is a massive generalization.
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. From a student, to, hospital floor nurses...
    Mindlor, excellent posts. You will make a very fine nurse. Disregard the flotsam and jetsam expressed here -I quite happily do so. Thankfully,developing a cynical and hard-nosed attitude is not a...
    Sep 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. From a student, to, hospital floor nurses...
    Reading the terse,dismissive replies you've received here,the question which begs answering is "WHO taught them when they came onto the wards as overwhelmed,excited student nurses?"
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. From a student, to, hospital floor nurses...
    OP,I get where you are coming from - it is just such an awful feeling to be treated shabbily by someone who is supposed to be mentoring you.Some nurses,like myself,love to teach; others find it just...
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Quick Question
    Experience with cardiac moniters,i.e. interpreting cardiac rhythms- that's what's meant.
    Sep 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Will I be refreshed? I want to know your experiences.
    Not all units are this horrible. I've learned, the hard way, to listen to myself. I knew I had to leave a unit,I'd had it. I searched and searched the hospital looking for a department which...
    Sep 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Pct refused delegation
    @Lilaclover - I'd suggest documenting on this care worker.If she hates her job so much that her response to toileting a pt or two is to try to ignore them, and then when pushed to do it, groans...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Ethical (?) Dilemma?
    If I were in your position I would not give up your chance at workng days- you have done your stint on nights.The other nurse will need to sort out her situation. Very few nurses aren't sleepy,_to...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Sitting down to calm an upset patient is unprofessional?
    Please continue to follow your heart through your nursing practice,caring is what it's all about. Based on your description of the event, this person is seriously misguided;good for you for...
    Aug 26, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Student nurse gets the boot...veteran nurse fired
    I don't even know where to start with this train wreck....the lack of good judgement, all around,_ is spectacular.
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. EM nursing
    Where I come from,nurses wanting to work in the ED must complete an emergency nursing certificate program- unless they have been seasoned for a minimum of one year in one of the critical care areas....
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Attention Nurses....
    why in the world would i want you to pm me your name?? you are either being deliberately obtuse or....whatever. you obviously have or have had bullying issues -fair enough - but that is not anywhere...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Attention Nurses....
    The bold face type in the quote above is mine - the sarcasm hasn't been lost on anyone. If you'll refer to page ONE of this thread, comment number 8 - by the OP, jesskidding, you can see for...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Attention Nurses....
    Your posts are an example of exactly what I'm talking about - jumping to conclusions.It behooves you to have your facts straight if you want to intelligently participate in a discussion. It was I,not...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. We may need fewer nurses in the hospital...
    You've pretty much described the health care here in Canada as well. I'll take the higher tax rate any day over losing the federally supported system we have here. Of course it's not perfect,wait...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. To the cynical nurse
    Respectfully,you are naive if you think there is anything about the effect of cynicism that could be described by the word 'merely'....it is a destructive mindset which at best,clouds...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. What should I expect on my unit?!
    Cardiac interventions could be procedures like ablations,cardiac catheterizations, balloon angioplasties,pacemaker,defibrillators,and loop recorders... I expect you might do pre procedure preparation...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Attention Nurses....
    [QUOTE=rn/writer;5514201]With all due respect, although some members did get a little prickly, I don't think anyone "TRASH[ED] a stranger" in this thread. H Many members are weary of having...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Attention Nurses....
    Ah,some of the finest characteristics :rolleyes: on display here: passing judgement,casting aspersions,jumping to conclusions,then there is just the plain old mean spiritedness.Yes,by all means...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Decisions... which one should I pick?
    If both are equal in interest to you,I'd suggest you look at differences in salary,benefits,and commute time. Good luck!
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. flail chest - pneumothorax
    A chest tube and pleur-evac will not be needed in every case of flail chest,only in those cases in which the pleural membrane has been torn by a broken rib. Then the CT and pleur-evac would be the...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Need career advice please
    Hi, I think kool- aide has given great advice. In addition,because I am a huge proponent of the immense benefit of a solid med-surg background-I would continue absorbing all that great clinical...
    Aug 10, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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