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  1. Open up....Spoonfed report
    We have switched to bedside report and this has eliminated a lot of these problems. I wonder if other people that do bedside report continue to have these same problems or if they have improved?
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. My Poor Legs!
    I have never thought of Danskos to be very comfortable when I tried them on. I bought some shoes made by nursemates and they are WONDERFUL!
    Feb 22
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  3. If you weren't a nurse, what would you have become?
    I would think of some amazingly brilliant idea and then go strike a major deal on "The Shark Tank" and become a millionaire :)
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Minnesota LPN vs BSN program-can't decide which to choose
    My advise is to not attend either one. Go for your associates RN at a community college ( a fraction of the price of globe university ) or choose a state university if you want to get your BSN. MN is...
    Aug 19, '10
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  5. Honors BSN unable to find job. Can the college be sued?
    I'm sorry, but it is not a college's responsibility to hold your hand and guarantee a job for you. Maybe you should sue the people who won't hire you instead, they probably have a lot more money than...
    Jul 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
    There are no schools in st. cloud where you can get your ADN. St. Cloud State has a BSN program, but I know you don't want to wait that long. Central Lakes college in Brainerd or Anoka Ramsey Com....
    Jun 4, '10
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  7. Feeding tube schedule?
    People if you don't want to help this girl answer her question then MOVE ON!! :uhoh3: No one is forcing you to answer this question for her so instead of berating her for posting it on a PUBLIC FORUM...
    May 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. RN-BSN in MN
    I have heard wonderful things about Bethel's RN to BSN program from several nurses :)
    Apr 29, '10
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  9. Bipolar is wrecking my family...
    I'm so sorry for your situation. My brother is bi-polar and his alcoholism makes the highs and lows a nightmare sometimes. There are times that he will make grandoise statements of things he is going...
    Feb 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Senate passes health care bill
    I'm just saying that for people who receive high quality insurance from their employer will probably not have it, because their employer will stop buying that insurance plan and opt for the cheaper...
    Dec 22, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. Senate passes health care bill
    This bill will help nurses find jobs, but do you think there will be any incentive to become a doctor with this bill? Will it create a shortage of doctors? Do you think that this will give incentives...
    Dec 22, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. May grad starting to look for NICU or Pediatric position
    I really would not get my hopes up too high. Not to sound like a downer, but the new grad RN market is terrible right now. There have been major lay offs at almost all major hospitals.These specialty...
    Dec 21, '09
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  13. help?! PEG tube incident
    I know! Those stupid pills clog the j-tubes all the time at my work. Also, when you crush the pills and soak them in warm water draw the solution up in a 10 ml syringe. If it goes up the 10 ml...
    Oct 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Maple Grove Hospital
    I've heard that there is a waiting list of people to get interviews there....North memorial layed off lots of their RNs last spring/summer and I know many are trying to get back into their system.
    Oct 27, '09
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  15. Family members and Visitors telling me HOW to do my job!!!
    I wonder if validating their feelings would be helpful at all? For example saying something along the lines of "It sounds like you are concerned that staff are not providing the right care to your...
    Sep 30, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Advice please - new to nursing
    It may be difficult to get a job at a hospital as your first job as a least that's the trend I was seeing from most of my classmates when I was at the tech college. The economy is slow right...
    Sep 26, '09
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  17. California Hospitals are not forward thinking!
    Now I am an LPN and I was hoping if someone could explain this to me, but if you are a new RN can you get experience in a nursing home and then want to work at a hospital are you still considered a...
    Sep 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Should I head for the hills???
    Where did you get the idea that RNs don't deal with any of the "gross" stuff? There are many tech programs out there ie surgical tech, radiology tech, etc. that may be more suitable for you if...
    Sep 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I'm bored!
    If you work at a clinic will they be flexible with your school hours? Most ft clinic jobs are during traditional office hours, which might be nice but wont work if you have am clinicals once you are...
    Sep 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I don't mean to whine...
    Even if you do find another job, it's always helpful to have a good reference from your last job. Follow the advice posted here and you will be seen as more professional, which in time will hopefully...
    Sep 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. The RN Jobs Squeeze
    Excellent post! These students are not keeping up with trends, but "somehow" it will all magically turn around for them and their dream job at a hospital with 9-5 hours is going to be sitting on a...
    Sep 14, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. North Hennepin or Hennepin Tech??
    I hear that it can take 1-2 years to get into NHCC and with HTC you can get in right away. Also, please understand that the new grad job market for RNs is extremely tough right now since most of the...
    Sep 7, '09
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  23. Difficult family members/visitors
    Some people have no control in their lives so they feel the need to be overbearing when they are in an environment that appears to give them control to make up for it. If someone is throwing garbage...
    Sep 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Disgusting Nurses!!  SICK of my status as a CNA
    If these nurses took so long to help you out since they were too busy, then I don't understand how they can have enough time on their hands to pull out a phone and take pictures of themselves. I feel...
    Sep 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I violated HIPAA while talking about the news!
    You did not violate HIPAA when you were talking to your daughter, but in my opinion you are violating your daughter's privacy rights when you go on a public forum where people can figure out who you...
    Aug 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion