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  1. Men in Nursing...What has been your greatest challenges?
    I got tired of the "failed physician - homosexual" stereotype and the implications of that societal label. I have left nursing (but I still come to this board to check on a few friends now and then)...
    Nov 3, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. To Thine Own Self Be True
    Thank you for your kind and encouraging remarks. They are most appreciated. -HBS
    Aug 3, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. To Thine Own Self Be True
    It’s been a while since I “checked in” so I thought I would let everybody know I am still alive. As many of you know I left nursing for other opportunities and am now doing work in advanced 3D...
    Jul 28, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. "Medical bills will become the number one cause of bankruptcy in America..."
    Nursing shortage critical part of rising health costs Cherie Skinner A recent article by the Physicians for a National Health Program said, "Medical bills will become the number one cause of...
    Jun 2, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Confession is Good for the Soul
    Can't speak for other people but I have never tolerated sexual harassment and discrimination in any environment. I expected better from nursing and that was my mistake. I have learned to keep my...
    May 9, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Confession is Good for the Soul
    No problem, glad to be of service. Since I live in Maryland I use the following site for some of my supply needs: http://homeharvest.com/ and in regards to the product you asked about ...
    May 9, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Confession is Good for the Soul
    Wise Words from Wise Nurses. Thank you all very much! -HBS :)
    May 9, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Confession is Good for the Soul
    When I get my digital camera back from my daughter I will do just that! :)
    May 8, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Confession is Good for the Soul
    You can tell from the size and quality of my flower garden just how much frustration I am dealing with. Nursing has been real good to my flower bed and my local nursery. And it is time to move on...
    May 8, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Confession is Good for the Soul
    Thank you all for the constructive responses. I also believe that my emotional reaction to my nursing experience reflects the level of intimacy brought to the profession. In other words if we are...
    May 8, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Confession is Good for the Soul
    Exactly! But as well all know "effective coping" is essential to dealing with those disappointments and other such issues. Obviously having a realistic expectation of what nursing was (and is)...
    May 8, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Confession is Good for the Soul
    Good point. I am such an "intellectual" that sometimes my brain gets stuck in problem solving mode. As you say, forgive and move on is the right thing to do unless one is committed to solving a...
    May 8, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Confession is Good for the Soul
    I am stuck as I try to reconcile my experience with my expectations from the nursing profession. As I said before I expected better from nursing and the "reality shock" was pretty severe as you can...
    May 8, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Confession is Good for the Soul
    Maybe in time but not anytime soon as far as I can see. I have other roles and responsibilities to take care of now. God only knows what the future will bring. -HBS
    May 8, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Confession is Good for the Soul
    Perhaps I held nursing (the profession) to a higher standard. I guess I just didn't expect nursing to be guilty of the "people behaving badly" syndrome that I just naturally expect to find in other...
    May 8, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Confession is Good for the Soul
    True, maybe I am holding the nursing profession to blame for what in the long run is just human nature. :o -HBS
    May 8, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Confession is Good for the Soul
    I can't speak to the experience of others but after 4 years of nursing school, 2 years of graduate school and 13 years of nursing practice I can assure you that I experienced gender bias across...
    May 8, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Confession is Good for the Soul
    I am sitting here today trying to make sense of the world. I left home when I was 18 and ended up in the military as a way to pay for college. I also knew I wanted to work in health care (M*A*S*H...
    May 8, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Job Predictor
    Your ideal job is a Superhero. :chuckle -HBS
    May 7, '04
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. Health Care Worker Stress - Another Example
    It's no secret that radiologic technologists in the U.S. are under tremendous stress. Ask many RTs about their job situation, and they'll say they're overworked, underpaid, and underappreciated. ...
    May 6, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. More male nurses
    When I rotated through my L&D Clinical many years ago I was told to stay in the nursing break room and study my notes and OB/GYN text books. I was then counseled by a staff nurse who encouraged me...
    Apr 29, '04
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Military nurses, recently become civilian nurses?
    I say if you have something better pursue it. If not be content with your situation and make the most of it. I retired from military and have a pension and other benefits I can take advantage for...
    Apr 28, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. future entry-level ed for crna's
    And the ANA Position Paper of 1965 proposed that all nurses would have a BSN entry level by now. So it goes... -HBS
    Apr 17, '04
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  24. New OSHA Needlestick Fact Sheet Validates Adhesive Anchors
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--04/01/2004--Adhesive anchors for needlestick safety, such as StatLock(R), are the subject of a new fact sheet issued by the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety...
    Apr 1, '04
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. Consequences of Bad Choices
    Very nice input but keep in mind my location ID does not "bust" me in any way. It is always amazing to me how many amateur lawyers we have in our midst but nonetheless this case study was: ...
    Mar 31, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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