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  1. ANA national headquarter officers' salaries
    I thought a >$450,000 salary for the CEO quite generous. I'm sure the ANA, and other unions such as it, have quite stable financial bases. I assume much of their financial solvency comes from the...
    Jun 25, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. at last, someone studying emotional cost of nursing
    My parents were both teachers. My mother was an English and History teacher. She was an excellent teacher, but she definitely was a person who did not have any 'skills' other than teaching. She was...
    Jun 25, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. at last, someone studying emotional cost of nursing
    I still don't get what's 'unprofessional' about thinking more highly of nursing and nurses than of school teachers. I personally feel that nursing is a higher calling. I think more highly of nurses...
    Jun 25, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. really disappointed after my trip to the BON
    Can anyone go and watch the BON in action? Are these hearings open to the public?
    Jun 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. at last, someone studying emotional cost of nursing
    To me teachers are people who never left school. They just need the cocoon of being in school for the rest of their lives, it's the one thing they are good at and they never moved beyond it.
    Jun 25, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. at last, someone studying emotional cost of nursing
    I don't find anything that great about the teaching profession relative to nursing. A teacher's starting salary is peanuts, for one thing. They spend much of their time on behavior management or...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    I believe that universal health care should be guaranteed for the basics, with individuals having the option to supplement as they see fit. Employers could continue to offer supplemental insurance...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Just when you thought corrections nursing was bad, it gets worse
    Ugh, so you have deranged inmates smearing feces all over themselves and prison guards and prison nurses engaging in erotic dancing while the inmate wallows in his own feces. Sounds like a sick...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. at last, someone studying emotional cost of nursing
    Nor should we "get out of nursing" :smokin:
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Just when you thought corrections nursing was bad, it gets worse
    May I ask what a 'lap dance' is?
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Things You'd Like To Tell Visitors . . . . and get away with it
    TV remote in vagina? How utterly Freudian...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Immigration: More Foreign Nurses Needed?
    Here's an interesting link about this subject The Voluntary Code of Ethical Conduct for the Recruitment of Foreign-Educated Nurses to the United States
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. ANA national headquarter officers' salaries
    I posted in another section about the sad death of Mary Doolittle in the Washington DC metro crash. She was employed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to 'support the world's nurses'...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. ANCC employee Mary Doolittle  killed in Metro train crash
    http://www.wtop.com/?nid=25&sid=1703013
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Make requests into right ear
    Interesting. I wonder if they could do a study of people like you, sort of like separated at birth twin studies. The workings of the brain are quite mysterious and fascinating.
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. at last, someone studying emotional cost of nursing
    Maybe nursing programs should start incorporating self-care into their curriculum? It's a vital part of holistic nursing for the nurse to remain emotionally and physically fit.
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. at last, someone studying emotional cost of nursing
    Interesting. According to the study, the most vulnerable are those with the most empathy. It just points to the fact that a certain level of detachment is vital in nursing. I think a detached...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Are things picking up for agency nurses?
    :lol2: I wasn't thinking of giving up my per diem job but maybe picking up a few shifts elsewhere. I was suspicious at getting this call out of the blue with the claim that agency work is...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Make requests into right ear
    That sounds like a classic case of 'selective hearing' Many men suffer the same malady...:lol2:
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Make requests into right ear
    Would you consider yourself less open to suggestions/requests than your average person???
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. University of Wisconsin docs reveal incomes from corporations
    I think 'they' would be the bad doctors with lucrative consulting remunerations... ... Truly a cardinal sin :rolleyes:
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Make requests into right ear
    This might be useful info for us nurses! This study says that making a request of someone in their right ear is more effective. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8116321.stm So, how could we...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. PCA pumps
    The PCA orders will call for a TKO rate. Everything should be on your order sheet. The TKO rate is in order to dilute the narcotic and keep it from sitting in the vein in between doses. It acts as a...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Required Nursing Uniform
    Incidentally, we do have a choice of different styles. The logo of our hospital in embroidered on our scrub top. Some of the styles have a loose fit, others a more tailored fit.
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Required Nursing Uniform
    The RNs and LPNs in my hospital all wear navy blue, except for surgical nurses who wear teal. The techs and unit secretaries wear magenta. I love it. I can instantly identify another nurse. I...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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