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  1. Florida is now critical
    Although I don't remember who you are by your nicknames here; I surely remember going to Tallahassee! Our elected representatives need to be educated on the crisis in Nursing! I will be working on...
    Nov 18, '05
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. "Nationwide 'Nursing Shortage' Big Problem for School Districts"
    Hi All, It has only been a couple of years I've been wating for a reply - still nothing! But thne what could a reasonable person say to the facts I presented verses the fiction presented by...
    Aug 31, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Nursing shortage critical part of rising health costs
    If they paid us more there would be evidence of a nursing shortage and the need to hire nurses to fill the vacant positions. Supply vs. demand! I experience a gasoline shortage frequently in my...
    Jun 3, '04
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Nursing shortage critical part of rising health costs
    Here are some interesting figures to ponder. The NLN states there are 1,419 schools for RN's. If every school produces 75 graduates This yields 106,425 new graduates every year. If true...
    Jun 3, '04
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Nursing shortage critical part of rising health costs
    The "Nursing Shortage " is a misnomer! There is no shortage of Registered Nurses. There could be one some time in the future in some places. Market forces will easily be able to solve these...
    Jun 3, '04
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Survey: Would there be a nursing shortage if...
    THERE IS NO NURSING SHORTAGE! MUST I KEEP REPEATING THIS FACT!
    Mar 3, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Nurses rat on nurses
    You certainly picked a bad place to post an issue of brotherhood. Health care in general and nursing in particular will never attain the camaraderie & brotherhood you elude too. There is no one ...
    Mar 3, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Is Health Care a Right?
    Your retorical question, "is health care a right"? can only be properly addressed by asking the question - Who is granting or denying this right. Yes, health care is a "right" if you are a member...
    Jan 28, '03
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. Survey: Do you think the federal government is taking the nursing shortage seriously?
    I am greatly interested in the "nursing shortage.” I read everything I can to keep myself better informed. The Federal Government is: Giving money to schools to train nurses. Making loans...
    Jan 4, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Survey: Do you think the federal government is taking the nursing shortage seriously?
    The Federal government is paying enough attention to the alleged "nursing shortage”; one does not exist! What they are doing is not helping nursing! State and federal efforts are designed to...
    Jan 3, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Can you guys help me with my "punishment" pleaseeeeee!!??
    In a clinical setting, begin by establishing a therapeutic relationship with the client to be guided. On the tape you’ll need to do this by explaining who you are and why you are creating the tape. ...
    Oct 4, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. "Nationwide 'Nursing Shortage' Big Problem for School Districts"
    Here is my estimate of income projected at the $10.00 per hour rate cited as compensation for the LPN’s being sought by the school district. Please correct these estimates if you feel they are...
    Oct 4, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. "Nationwide 'Nursing Shortage' Big Problem for School Districts"
    Here is a letter I sent email. Greetings Melanie, I just finished reading your article in the Friday October 4, 2002 Tampa & State section of the St. Petersburg Times. As a Registered...
    Oct 4, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Who "Owns" the "nursing shortage?"
    Look at this another attempt to solve the "nursing shortage." It will not work! Excellent article on nurse shortage in this month's "American Demographics" magazine. Note the reference to AFT...
    Sep 10, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. How will the economy affect issues of nursing salaries and staffing?
    The economy will continue to keep nursing salaries low and staffing inadequate. Employers will claim that there are not enough funds avaliable to convey adequate compensation to employ sufficient...
    Sep 8, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Who "Owns" the "nursing shortage?"
    I remember talking with a DON at my first "job." She instructed me to solve a problem; first identify who owns the problem. They will be charged with it's ultimate solution/ resolution. Here...
    Sep 8, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. why do we settle for such low pay
    We, (most) nurses, are employees! We are not compensated for what we do; we are paid an hourly wage for doing all assigned tasks. We are assigned patients of a facility. When nurses are...
    Sep 5, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Why aren't you working for me?
    What would you do if a nurse working for you was placed on a do not use list?
    Sep 5, '02
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  19. What Has ANA Done for Me Lately?
    I would join the Florida Nurses Association and the ANA if: - I made enough money to pay the dues - they represented issues relevent to me - they represented working nurses - they would take...
    Sep 5, '02
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Nurses from aborad....
    Short staffing is a facilitys way of saying they will not pay to have a RN work. Health care orginizations will not pay more unless they have too. We are in a capitolistic economy: short...
    Aug 22, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Future Burn Nurse?
    Your experiences as a Tech on the Burn unit will be very valuable for you in all aspects of nursing. You will learn impecable infection control, pain control, psyc aspects of patient and family, and...
    Aug 5, '02
    Forum: Burn Nursing
  22. Fired on my Birthday
    THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993 The U.S. Department of Labor's Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division, administers and enforces the Family and Medical Leave Act...
    Jun 27, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Fired on my Birthday
    Yesterday was my birthday - I'm 43 now. In my mail box I received a slip for a certified letter from my employer. I picked up the letter this afternoon as soon as the rapid filling of my colostomy...
    Jun 27, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. "Nursing Shortage" The real Solution
    Wouldn't 100K per Nurse solve the"Nursing Shortage?" The one in the hospitals where Nurses don't want to work because of the bad working conditions, low pay and little respect? Oh yes, I am in...
    Jun 26, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Fess up!  How are you as a patient!
    Please take a look at my I Almost Died Really! thread. I am a Nurse who is a patient too! I advocate for myself if needed. I understand what each one of the staff members is dealing with - I've...
    Jun 23, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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