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  1. Is the RN--->BSN push a clever way to get older nurses out of the way
    Yes I remember when the MSN CNS Rn's were eliminated to save money. Many of those nurses went on to get an NP to get a job in a field that was expanding. Also many hospitals have been reducing...
    11:39 am
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. Is the RN--->BSN push a clever way to get older nurses out of the way
    To Nola and the other new grads with staggering student loans, I'm sorry you are struggling. It is not fair, but it is a product of our country's politicians who only care about the rich and the...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. Is the RN--->BSN push a clever way to get older nurses out of the way
    Nurses are not always smarter than doctors, but I believe some are just as smart, but either thru personal choice or limited opportunity simply didn't have the chance or ability to go to med school. ...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. 3,900 hospital jobs cut during past year in Pa.
    The only ones that can afford to go to the hospital are patients on medicaid. Most working people go to the hospital as a last resort because of the huge out of pockets even if they have insurance. ...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Student loans, ugh!
    I'm on the 25 year repayment plan, thanks to high interest rates and putting the loans in deferment/forbearance. I'm almost at the end and I will be so glad to finally be rid of them once and for...
    Apr 13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  6. Affordable Online RN-to-BSN Programs
    How would they know?
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  7. Lifestyle Discrimination
    I think nurses are being mistaken for airline stewardesses or hostesses, that we have to look a certain way to do the job or what I like to call stepford nurses! We're paid for our nursing skills...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Introverted nurses
    I consider myself shy and introverted, although am totally comfortable at work and fine with patients, family and doctors. The stress gets to me, but I don't think it has anything to do with being...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. treading water: burnout and compassion fatigue
    No one is soulless! You are judging the other nurses without really knowing them.
    Apr 6
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. BSN required by hospital system, chance of this being waived?
    Well it sounds like they are seriously interested if they are still willing to fly him out for the interview! If he is interested he should take a chance and meet with them! What does he got to...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Unbelievable
    I'm surprised someone would be so bold first to violate HIPAA and then to try to twist things around. She must have the boss wrapped around her finger that she wasn't disciplined for this in the...
    Apr 4
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  12. Local hospital now says "BSN or MSN preferred" for all bedside positions?!
    Education is useful only to a certain point. Almost 50% of workers with a bachelors are now in jobs that don't require a degree! The student loans still have to be paid back regardless of the...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. Support for ADN's required to secure their BSN lacking
    To NurseGuy Bri those that chose to get their BSN did so for their own reasons. We are all RN's we all passed the same boards! It is a personal choice whether to get an ADN or BSN and should remain...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. Support for ADN's required to secure their BSN lacking
    The ANA is irrelevant to most bedside nurses. Frankly they are not supporting us as they should by working for no lift environments, nurses to patient ratio's like the National Nurses. I could care...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. am i reasonably resigning?
    Wow! How much do you owe in student loans? $100,000? Because of your student loans I have to agree not to quit your present job till you have another secured. If you put your loans in deferment or...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. Quitting: is it okay to say....
    Why don't you wait to quit your job till you have another lined up? I think it is easier to find another job when you're gainfully employed. Once you have another job then I would give my notice...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Father of a nursing student needs advice
    Early spring is the best time to apply for a new grad residency program. I think the earlier she starts applying the more selection of job's she'll have. When I graduated many years ago we were told...
    Mar 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Which seems longer, this shift or this winter?
    I want to see the beautiful flowering cherry trees in Washington DC, esp the double flowered japanese cherry trees. Also some beautiful chinese purple wisteria. I wonder if they will bloom this...
    Mar 27
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  19. Why did you become nurses?
    If you have a "calling" that is wonderful, but it must be balanced with knowledge, education and ability, just don't look down on others because they went into it for more pragmatic reasons. Also I...
    Mar 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Why Do People Struggle With Math?
    You must do the homework, practice, practice! There are workbooks available to refresh you in the basics such as math made easy, algebra made easy etc. They do work but it comes down to practice. ...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Diploma nurses are worthless?!
    It may have been easier getting a job if you had stayed where the diploma program was. Since these are now rare and apparently not available in Florida you will have to fight the stereotype and...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. Advice for the first year of Nursing
    I agree, school is the easy part, actually working in the real world as a nurse is the hard part. You have to learn what you don't know, manage the anxiety, deal with cliques and other nurses that...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Why did you become nurses?
    I was working as a secretary feeling bored and unchallenged, not able to use my brain to my full potential. I was taking college classes but realizing a bachelors degree really wouldn't help me get...
    Mar 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Lifestyle Discrimination
    I think they simply make their own smoke breaks. They are the only ones taking their breaks most of the time and that is what reinforces smoking!
    Mar 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Lifestyle Discrimination
    Robots ala stepford nurses at your service! We aim to please and raise the Press Ganey scores with our exceptional care! lol Also the patients get to choose blonde, brunette or redhead!
    Mar 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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