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  1. Health Insurance Alternative
    125k limit is a good way to have to file for bankruptcy. That's idiocy. A big surgery, bad car wreck, long icu stay, or cancer treatment will exceed that and wipe you out financially.
    Jul 9
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Discrimination against hiring Veterans
    Perhaps if OP begs for mercy from the site staff, this will all be deleted before actionable damages result from libel (or career suicide is completed). They have the IP addresses.
    Jun 18
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. Discrimination against hiring Veterans
    Good point. If the OP treats the Houston VAMC staff like OP treats people here, they probably don't want the OP as a colleague. Imagine the misfortune of the OP's colleagues who may have unwittingly...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. Discrimination against hiring Veterans
    OP your inability to get hired might have something to do with your inability to communicate professionally and control your temper.
    Jun 18
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  5. Discrimination against hiring Veterans
    Well that's the problem with the Internet. You definitely don't know me or my background. I don't careto shareeither. and I don't know you. Anyway, I am all about merit. Veteran status should be...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. Discrimination against hiring Veterans
    For example... attitude... you display a lot of it here. You've received an interview, weren't hired, and now they don't seem interested. Now you've demanded investigations and are also asking the...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. Discrimination against hiring Veterans
    Other VAMCs love veteran employees and they even get special badge hangers that say Veteran. So, if the problem is as you describe, they are discriminating against veteran status in the hiring...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Discrimination against hiring Veterans
    OP: did you or your colleagues ever get an interview or were your applications rejected outright?
    Jun 18
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. Glucostabilizer Carbohydrate Coverage
    <200 x 48hrs is what I heard the new thing is
    Jun 6
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. Well here's something I didn't think about: secondhand pot smoke?
    "I tested positive becauseof secondhand smoke"is nothing but a BS excuse. FTR: I have no problem with pot smoking responsibly. I do NOT do it.
    Jun 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Days or Nights with kids?
    For kids find a 3a-3p position
    Jun 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. VA problems are in most hospitals
    What you are suggesting is not just medical malpractice, but criminal negligence. Totally different, but in the private sector this happens all the time. However, you don't hear about it...
    Jun 4
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. TNCC 7th Edition is a Soup Sandwich!
    Interesting... anyone else have more thoughts on this? Considering courses at the moment.
    Jun 3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Free Professional Organizations for Nurses
    OP looking for something to put on your resume?
    Jun 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Free Professional Organizations for Nurses
    AN is a social group, not a professional nursing organization. You do not have to be a nurse to be here and most of the discussion is only vaguely related to professional topics.
    Jun 1
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Nurses selling at work?
    Doing one job while at another is unethical. It is cause for termination and rightfully so. You are being paid to do one job. Putting your time into another job results in direct losses to...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. EMT class while in nursing school
    In an EMT class you would learn some simple psychomotor skills that aren't taught in most nursing schools (eg, backboarding, vehicle extrication, field splints, ambulance ops). However, most of the...
    May 27
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. Accepted to Platt College Colorado, Sept 2013, HELP!
    kanielelani55 where did you do your clinical rotations? It is important to manage expectations especially when making financial plans. I hope you realize that 84K is not the type of pay you...
    May 22
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  19. Get together at NTI 2014 Denver - Will You Be There??
    You can purchase the audio of all the presentations for about $300, less than cost of conference.
    May 18
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. Accepted to Platt College Colorado, Sept 2013, HELP!
    80K holy macaroni and cheese (that's what you'll be eating while you pay off those ridiculous loans) for profit schools... :uhoh3::sour:
    May 18
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  21. RN who graduated from Concorde Career College
    NO! IT IS NOT ACCREDITED! That website says that ONE campus in TEXAS has TEXAS BON approval for their LVN program. The Colorado program has CO BON approval for their AAS program (otherwise it...
    May 4
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  22. The Case For Job Hopping
    So, upon what evidence are you basing this "few people cannot handle night shift" claim??? Are you not aware there are numerous studies showing that the hazard ratio for mortality is high, even...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. The Case For Job Hopping
    If you can't handle night shift, then you just are doing it wrong? No acknowledgment for differing physiological abilities to adapt? Or psychosocial? Are you aware that there are mountains of...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  24. Is the RN--->BSN push a clever way to get older nurses out of the way
    There is an employer preference in many areas whether for HR ease, social bias, institutional goals, or evidenced based. There IS a statistical preference for BSN nurses in the acute care setting...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. "You are now a stepdown nurse too"
    This is unit wide. This isn't an individual reassignment. It isn't floating, but an expansion of stepdown and shrinking of ICU.
    Apr 2
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing


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