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  1. Anyone got any good nurse/doc/hospital/enema jokes?
    Okay, let's all tell a good medical related joke. The one who gets the most kudos wins. I'll start first. It's a little off-color but don't worry, I'll asterisk the bad words out.
    Jul 27, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  2. Time off from nursing
    I've yet to get a job with an online application. Never. What I do is this: I go up the unit in my scrubs, resume in hand, and say "here I am, I'm ready to work today". Yes, it's cheesy, and it...
    Jul 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Most ridiculous patient requests?
    OT, but goes so well with your story. Pt who'd been self administering interferon in his leg muscle comes in c/o redness and swelling at injection site. Me: Let's have a look at that. ...
    Jul 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Time to call a duck a duck?
    Well said, wooh. "If nursing doesn't have time, don't worry, there will be some holier than thou nursing student or administrator that will opine how it will only "take a minute" and then it will...
    Jul 26, '10
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. Just tell your boss your Facebook updates increases your productivity
    Wild guess here - was it Lucy and Desi?
    Jul 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nurses Get No Respect
    Amen, sister! (but you're preaching to the choir). What job do you have now and are there any openings?
    Jul 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How much does your hospital ceo make?
    Okay, so we've determined you think the sky's the limit with CEO salaries. I, and it seems other people, acknowledge that companies can set salaries however they see fit. However, we also think...
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. How much does your hospital ceo make?
    From the article: In 2006-07, the year Central Maine Healthcare made up for Chalke's retirement contributions, his compensation was six times that amount. A year after that, back on track with...
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. How much does your hospital ceo make?
    There is a salary cap for staff. I am capped off on my salary due to years experience. I don't recall anyone here saying that CEOs don't deserve a decent salary; in fact, the highest salary in...
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. When did patients become "clients"?
    "Client" I can sorta tolerate. But I can't say "customer" without gagging. And it really messes with my internal mission statement. A patient is someone I feel a huge responsibility for, someone I...
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I am an American.
    You're saying all the docs in Nicarugua harass all the females around them? Seriously?
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. How much does your hospital ceo make?
    http://mt-pub2.seiu.org/mt/mt-search.cgi?blog_id=22&tag=hospital%20CEO%20salaries&limit=20 scroll down to: The government move to regulate hospital CEO pay came from public outcry over soaring...
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I am an American.
    If these were directed towards female nurses only, you might have a good case for sexual discrimination.
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. How much does your hospital ceo make?
    I hardly think an open debate constitutes a witch hunt.
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. How much does your hospital ceo make?
    You ever researched the Ford Pinto case? Ford could had used a safer design, but it would have added $11 (in 197x dollars) to the cost of each car. However, they also estimated, using X amount for...
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How much does your hospital ceo make?
    Truman had a sign on his desk saying "The Buck Stops Here". I think the same thing should apply to the highest ranked, highest paid member of any organization.
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How much does your hospital ceo make?
    I understand talent costs money, but it seems like some of these CEO's only talent is figuring out how to cut staff, wages, and equipment. In the early 90's hospitals tried to cuts costs by...
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. A nurse by any other name...
    I've read that some people, especially men, don't like the title "nurse." It has a feminine connotation, such as nursing an infant, or it just sounds outdated - handmaidens, doctor's helpmate. I...
    Jul 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Getting assigned to the ED
    lol!!!
    Jul 24, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Getting assigned to the ED
    Okay, I just have to ask. Did you pee yourself? Obviously, you don't have to answer. Except if you don't, we know you did.
    Jul 24, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Getting assigned to the ED
    Oh, bring it. Just tell them it's a new-fangled way to cardiovert the more annoying patients.
    Jul 24, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Getting assigned to the ED
    Which is why I hated the ER!
    Jul 24, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Getting assigned to the ED
    Oh, yeah, you sound like you'd be a great ER nurse. Former law enforcement? Former paramedic? Trust me, they'll be drooling over you. It's ironic you should bring up rehab because I've done...
    Jul 24, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. FMLA
    I had a coworker who always seemed to need surgery right before Thanksgiving and would off 'til after New Years. One year it was her gallbladder. The next, a hysterectomy. The year after, her...
    Jul 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Disillusioned, Depression, or Both?
    Some things are better on nights, but it's still plenty busy. When things go bad, they go really bad. Oh, "building time management skills." Please. What they mean by that is figuring out...
    Jul 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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