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  1. confused over titles !!
    Well Done Lorraine http://allnurses.com/bb/smile.gif and keep up the good work.... I too believe that we are the "Gatekeepers" of the profession and my students know that they will not be passed if...
    Jan 19, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. confused over titles !!
    Spellbound, sorry it's taken me so long to reply but my bloody putor has been ill !! Anyway, 1st level nurses here in UK are Registered Nurses, 2nd level Nurses were the Enrolled Nurses, I think the...
    Jan 13, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. confused over titles !!
    Rie........ sorry it sounds like En's are none existant from my post, it should have read that we do not train nurses as EN's any longer... I know there are a few, EN's still kicking about, but where...
    Dec 21, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Bizarre stories - Believe it or not?
    This was pretty creepy...... working on night duty on a busy medical ward, there was a young Doctor in a side room and in the next room to him was an old guy, 3am in the morning the young Doctors...
    Dec 15, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. confused over titles !!
    Gee thanx Clarice ya so helpful http://allnurses.com/bb/biggrin.gif
    Dec 11, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. confused over titles !!
    Hi Jenny, No we don't get the same journals here !!! has nursing 2000 got a site I could visit?? would like to read that article http://allnurses.com/bb/smile.gifThanx... Tina
    Dec 11, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. confused over titles !!
    P-rabbit........... *****@U Totally agree with all you say..... still loling PRN http://allnurses.com/bb/biggrin.gif
    Dec 11, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. confused over titles !!
    [LOL Lita, yes laugh out loud... This was my origional question !! about US titles, but then got into debate about UK titles /bb/biggrin.gif, anyway RGN = Registered GENERAL Nurse... this course...
    Dec 4, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. confused over titles !!
    Oh....... Peace is restored on my issue http://allnurses.com/bb/biggrin.gif but.... *****, susie I just ain't gettin into this one !!! OMG, what have ya started?? LOLOLOLOLOLOL, From the innocent...
    Dec 4, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. confused over titles !!
    WOW, Susie, tut tut, May I say it is not me that feels threatened at at all !! My so called "Sweeping comments" are gathered from actually working with newly qualified staff nurses, they were meant...
    Dec 1, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Is this how nurses really are?
    OOOOOO, This makes me so angry !! I am in the middle of doing a post reg course "teaching and assessing student nurses" and it is pumped into us that WE as RN'S are the "gatekeepers" of our...
    Nov 27, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. confused over titles !!
    Hey Pandora.. My feathers ain't ruffled LOL, Just tried to make the point that I'm a nurse plain and simple, a very good one at that even if I do say so myself !!! With smooth plumage all of the...
    Nov 24, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Nursing qualifications: Enrolled Nurse: is it eqivalent to LPN or LVN?
    We still have a few Enrolled nurses here in the UK, They trained for 2 years, but thier training is now obsolete, they were excellent bedside nurses, Most are given the opportunity to "convert" to...
    Nov 22, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. confused over titles !!
    ... or should I say RN (Adult) http://allnurses.com/bb/rolleyes.gif !!
    Nov 22, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. confused over titles !!
    Pandora, forgive me, but I qualified in 1981, OMG, LOL, I have gone from SRN to RGN and now RN, all from the one qualification http://allnurses.com/bb/frown.gif I didn't mean to stir up this hive...
    Nov 22, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. confused over titles !!
    Hi, Well you can do any of these courses in the UK, You can go directly into a degree course in Health studies - RGN BSC, or the diploma course - RGN Dip HE, we used to be able to do just a 3yr RGN...
    Nov 21, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. acute surgical admission units
    Forgot to mention, keep a good rapport with A&E staff.. we had many arguments when we were first up and running, ie: sending patients up without SHO review, no ivi's, ng tubes, catheters set up, poor...
    Nov 20, '00
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. acute surgical admission units
    Hi Baileyo, I work on an acute surgical admission unit in Liverpool http://allnurses.com/bb/smile.gif Wow ya in for a busy time !! I love it, and it works, the only problem we have is Medical...
    Nov 20, '00
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  19. Where do Nurses go on the Internet?
    The Student Nurse Underground is also a real good site http://allnurses.com/bb/smile.gif
    Nov 20, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. confused over titles !!
    Oh my !!! We in the UK also have specialist nurses, ie: Nurse Practitioners, clinicians, practice nurses etc, but they are all RGN's, Our nursing aides are encouraged to take the NVQ, (National...
    Nov 20, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. BUSH VS GORE- WHICH 1 DO YOU LIKE?
    Nursedude.... Working in the National Health Service here in the UK, this was a fantastic organization but we had a Conservative Government in power (Mrs Bloody Thatcher)and I believe she ruined it...
    Nov 18, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. confused over titles !!
    [OOPPSS... I seem to have caused an argument with my query here.... but is it any wonder with all those differing qualifications !!! you must all get really ****** off with everyones different...
    Nov 17, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. confused over titles !!
    :EEK: Thanx Clarice, LOL, OMG!! how do you all cope ?? Doubt if I will be able to understand the postings from USA nurses, ever, regarding gripes with co workers, http://allnurses.com/bb/smile.gif...
    Nov 16, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. confused over titles !!
    Forgive my ignorance... was reading some of the posts here and well quite frankly I'm confused ! I'm a UK RGN, USA seems to have so many "different" nurse titles, and yet ya all nurses !! Here in the...
    Nov 16, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Dealing with Death and Dying
    Georgine....... Sounds as if your patient died with Dignity,and you should think of this as good nursing care. As nurses this is the last one quality we can deliver to our patients, nobody "likes"...
    Nov 13, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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