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  1. Please correct my grammar
    Dear DoIndia, I think that you have written a great introductory letter which hardly needs any amendment. However, I'd eliminate the word "positive" in the sentence, "I chose nursing because I want...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  2. The Top 10 Things I Loved About Nursing
    Dear VivaLasViejas,Thanks for lifting up the sagging morale of some of us. I wish you the best in your post-nursing, and nascent retirement phase. You have earned it. I vividly recall reading your...
    Jan 8
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. Cannabis and Healthcare 2014
    I have never smoked a cigaratte in my life much less used pot. But I think that nicotine is way more addictive and harmful (no medicinal property of nicotine seems to be on record unlike THC) than...
    Jan 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
    Dear mmTorrez,I could be wrong but everyone seems to compare apples to oranges. Other than hourly rate, one needs to compare cost of living too. For example, if you pay $800 for rent in Toronto but...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. Writing up CNAs
    If you did not write up the CNA due to personal reasons, you have no reason to feel bad or guilty about it.
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. Kicked out of class for a "HIPAA" violation?
    I concur.
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  7. Medical retirement - inactive too soon
    Dear cancermom (I am addressing you so despite myself), I found your terminology "lurker" quite amusing (I would have called myself "a peeping Tom). :) Camaraderie aside, my heart goes out to you...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  8. Do you have 30 minutes for lunch?
    Most hospitals have a written policy about breaks. In an extraneous circumstance, if an employee is unable to take a break (code Blue, suicide, fire, etc), he/she must fill out a form to get paid for...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Legal implications of posts
    Does anyone know if the initial posts, replies, and opinions expressed in a forum like this can be used by an attorney (especially if it is controversial) against the author in a court of law?
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Medical retirement - inactive too soon
    My dear VivaLasViejas, I vividly recall your detailed narration of your trials and tribulations living with a component of mental-health issue (I shun and avoid using the terminology...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  11. Medical retirement - inactive too soon
    Dear Retired APRN, Kudos to you for your tenacity, zeal, and positive attitude. Although I am not a member of Inactive or Medically Retired nurses, your post has inspired me to be mentally prepared...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  12. Does Anyone Else NEVER get downstaffed?
    I mostly work in Psychiatry in Miami. A huge portion of our clientele is admitted due to substance-abuse issues and consequent initiation of Maxine Baker Act (Involuntary committment) for complaints...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Does Anyone Else NEVER get downstaffed?
    Oh! I thought that it mean "Rest (in) Peace" while cancelled.
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. "I don't know how you do it"
    I hear you loud and clear LaRoseRN. Very well said.
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  15. "I don't know how you do it"
    Dear KelRN215, Not to down-play Social Workers' contribution, I'd say that your job is much more difficult than theirs. Children have had no say in their affliction be it genetic, hereditary, or...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  16. Ped client with a difficult mom! HELP!!
    Dear TCooks7, I think that your license it at stake (forget about the job, that should be the least of your worries). She may do something so drastic and harm the child unwittingly (because she...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. Nurses dressing up for Halloween
    I think it would depend upon your area of nursing and whom you dress up as. For example, in Pediatrics, you could dress up as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. But you could certainly not dress up as a...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. My defining moment as a nurse...
    Could you please use bigger and bolder font? (I can't read this one from farther than 1/2 mile).
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  19. Canceled up to 3-4 times a WEEK. What do?!
    Dear MurseBSN, I didn't construe your post as a "rant". This is one of the purposes of this nursing forum where we bring ideas, issues, and personal experiences in "View"-like discussion (I strongly...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. 5 Tips in How To Adapt to Night Shift
    As a new graduate nurse when nursing positions were very scarce, I accepted the night-shift position (for 4 years) in a local hospital. It was the worst mistake of my life (In retrospect, I think...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  21. such bureaucracy... (kind of a rant)
    Dear Type1Nurse, I wouldn't call it a "rant". I can imagine your frustration. Even criminals have less hoops to go through when they are applying for job at Work Force 1. That was absolutely...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. My defining moment as a nurse...
    Dear Marty6001, That was an absolutely heart-rending and poignant description of your personal travail. My heart goes out to a fellow-nurse. I will keep you and your princess in my prayers. Just...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  23. RN->BSN: Is it worth the investment at 57?
    57 or 27, it is absolutely worth it. I am sure you will work at the least for next 10 years. Don't delay.
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Red in the Face
    I have the advantage of speaking a foreign language. I just cuss them out in my own language. This gives me an opportunity to vent my feelings and at the same time enjoy the fact that they did not...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Per-diem nurses
    Thanks Omsteelo and U2BCool
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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