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  1. how are men treated at your workplace?
    Nursing managers actively seek out male RNs into the units. This is of course done off the official record, no laws are broken. Moving from one unit to the next and getting on days was very very...
    Nov 22
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. How did you guys make the choice to become nurses?
    only way to become a CRNA
    Nov 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. MICU vs SICU
    We have seperate ICUs, this is our breakdown CCU= Where your MIs, cardiac arrest pt with hypothermia protocol, cath lab gone wrong, and general dying of a bad heart pts go. RICU= ARDS/Full resp...
    Nov 14
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. What do you think? (warning: vent ahead)
    Its about customer satisfaction. You can always flush the line before the next medication. Patients want their drugs/meds. When I have meth/heroin//etc patients, these guys take way more harsh...
    Nov 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    just got told by a coworker that works perdiem at another hospital in my city. they have a rule out case of ebola. not gonna lie, im kinda scared
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    This whole ebola thing reminds of of when HIV/AIDS became the new emerging disease. Except in the case of ebola, death can occur in as little as a week once symptoms kick in. My co-workers and I...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. Continuing Education While On A Cruise
    Took your advice saw my tax professional. Its legal, there is a whole industry that provides such services.
    Oct 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Business Brainstorm
    I dont want my side business to be nursing or medical related. Can you please share how you got into real estate I am very intrigued. How do you get started?
    Sep 30
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  9. Nurses Masquerading As Doctors (INSULTING)
    Lol, yeah its not the greatest place to work. The pay is high but at a very high cost in terms of staff satisfaction. That is why I am exploring other avenues. This is a segway into the business side...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. Nurses Masquerading As Doctors (INSULTING)
    My facility is not the only one in town. However, it is the only one that the target demographics able to "afford". The state reimbursement program many are enrolled in are not accepted by the other...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. Nurses Masquerading As Doctors (INSULTING)
    If this gamble works, I imagine a director will be getting a sizeable bonus. However, I don't think their bonus will even come close to what the CEO makes. For now it is a wait and see.
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. All Men Shift
    I am amazed at how difficult it is to post some good news regarding my work experience in the Men In Nursing Forum. Once again I just wanted to share my good experience with some Bros. Cant share...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  13. Does any one work in a unionized facility
    1. Benefits of Unionization: Research has shown unionized work places have better benefits and pay when compared to a non-union hospital in the same area. I also did my own comparison, I get paid...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  14. All Men Shift
    Lol, fiance is at her sisters house for the past few days. A man can only let the litter box stink for so long until he goes nuts.
    Aug 14
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  15. Nurses Masquerading As Doctors (INSULTING)
    I am not trolling, I am legitimately asking these questions, here is the reason why. I recently volunteered to be part of a Community Outreach and Streamline Committee. Figured I could get some...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. All Men Shift
    Oh my god, I just wanted to share some good news about having a great day at work with an all male crew. All of a sudden it turns into a "med suck or women suck thread". Seriously I wanted to...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  17. Nurses Masquerading As Doctors (INSULTING)
    I understand if you have a PhD, you are entitled to be called "Doctor". The clarification I am looking for is if an NP with a masters degree worked in a clinical setting that allows NPs to be...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. All Men Shift
    I am not joking, we RNs mop floors. My hospital fired all the CNAs, and cut back to one janitor at night. RNs in my hospital have picked up all the duties the janitor used to do, all to save the...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  19. Nurses Masquerading As Doctors (INSULTING)
    The article has some valid points. I personally feel better when I go see my primary care provider. My MD has had more training, education and experience. I do not feel the same level of security...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. All Men Shift
    I noticed a huge difference in the past month in regards to the unit culture when we had an all male shift this past month. When working with all males, the shift just seems way way better. The...
    Aug 12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. Do Nurses Earn Big Money? You Decide.
    CNA Carla is reliant on government asisstance. Her government subsidized living allows her to have many things paid for by others. RN Carla is not reliant on government assistance. Her larger...
    Aug 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Business Brainstorm
    My main goal is to learn how to start and run a small business, I really like the idea of being my own boss. I have a lot of experience in training and education. I have great communication and I am...
    Aug 11
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  23. Business Brainstorm
    I need the help of Allnurses to brainstorm with me here. What would be some ideas for a non-bedside/patient care business? I was already looking at Legal Nurse Consulting, if any one has some...
    Aug 10
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  24. Stop the (Deskilling) Merry-Go-Round, I Want to Get OFF!
    Yeah I do need a change. I have spent enough time at bedside in various positions in my hospital to see the trend. At some point each working person is going to have to choose a side. There is...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Stop the (Deskilling) Merry-Go-Round, I Want to Get OFF!
    AMEN!!!! Dear lord the University training program is unrealistic to what a bed side RN has to do in acute care. For some reason two universities that show up at my hospital send their students...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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