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  1. Any NP out there??
    In my opinion, mainstream nursing and advanced practice nursing (as an NP) is incomparable. Autonomy, respect, excellent pay, and great hours are just a few of the benefits (for myself). My...
    Sep 1, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Becoming a NP
    As a ACNP, I can vouch for the previous two posts. They are absolutely correct.
    Aug 15, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Becoming a NP
    Essarge, You might try the web page for the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. They have quite a bit of information. There are also other web sites geared toward NPs. I think one of the...
    Aug 14, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Why do Nurse's wear there degree on there name badges?
    Posted by mcl4 “job descriptions and responsibilities between a staff RN who has received their education through a two, three or four year nursing program are the same. In the twenty years as an...
    Aug 13, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Why do Nurse's wear there degree on there name badges?
    I agree with feisty nurse as well. I would like to add that the curriculum of a bachelor’s degree is more encompassing and thus I feel these nurses should be recognized if they so choose. ...
    Aug 11, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Financial aid officer throwing up road blocks...
    Then send your email to everyone remotely connected. Look under Legislative branch and find your representative AND senator. Also, go the the Department of Labor link. Also, scroll down to the bottom...
    May 17, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Have any of you ever taken a six-month Hawaii travel assignment?
    Thanks everyone for the great descriptions. I am forwarding these to Julie. She will be most appreciative of your input. Thank you again. :D
    May 14, '01
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Have any of you ever taken a six-month Hawaii travel assignment?
    Thanks Wildtime, I thought the same thing. I thought surely that not everyone takes a six month assignment. She travels with American Mobile..I know excactly what you mean. The funniest...
    May 14, '01
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Have any of you ever taken a six-month Hawaii travel assignment?
    I was wondering if you could shed some light on the six-month Hawaii assignments for travelers. My girlfriend is very interested in traveling to Hawaii for an assignment, but she is only interested...
    May 13, '01
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. My license on the line, not theirs
    I was wondering if it was me being "weak". Nope...that is you being strong. As a previous post said...you are nothing more than a warm body to these people. Additionally, it's your license and...
    May 13, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Nat'l Nurses Week(ness)
    Wow, I'm impressed with the outcome of the initial post. I thought that surely this concept would have been disintegrated by now. I'm glad to know that it hasn't. :D
    May 9, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. What my DON said about getting rid of LPN's
    Wow... I've only enough time to briefly skim these posts, but there appears to be many "heart-felt" responses ;) Anyway, I wanted apologize for an insensitive statement that I had written. I...
    May 7, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What my DON said about getting rid of LPN's
    Okay, look. I have not the time, the will, nor the desire to argue ;) Yet, I find hilarious the number of LPNs who THINK they have what it takes to be an RN. Everyone wants to be...
    May 6, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nat'l Nurses Week(ness)
    I can one-up the embarassing stuff...our management came up with a BRILLIANT scheme to help recognize nurses that receive pt. compliments, and give them a little 'something extra' as a bonus for each...
    May 5, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Nursing: Profession or Trade???
    I meant to add that you bring up an interesting point regarding MOT. Hospital administrators and HMOs across the country have set themselves up in a "Catch 22". I refer to the following statement you...
    May 4, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nursing: Profession or Trade???
    Good post Peggy
    May 4, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What my DON said about getting rid of LPN's
    Ladies, ladies.... go easy here :) I agree that LPNs should not take certain courses that teach skills they have mastered as an LPN (i.e. making beds, inserting foley caths, giving...
    May 4, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Surviving night shift?
    If possible, I would turn the ringer on your phone off. Don't worry, you won't miss a call from the hospital telling you that you've been canceled due to over-staffing ;)
    May 1, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Just how bad is it out there?
    Yep..15 patients. They take the team approach in that hospital where there is a RN/LPN/CNA team taking care of that many patients. (This was on nights - a supposedly slower pace - I'm guessing that...
    May 1, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Just how bad is it out there?
    You aren't being a pain in the ass. I noticed that after I submitted the post, I needed to clarify a few things. I was waiting for someone to catch the confusion. You are very astute. The...
    May 1, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. bsn, adn, lpn tryouts
    That's is funny :) What's even more funny (to me) is that I was the BSN :D I was the source of entertainment in the CVICU my first three months out of nursing school... I couldn't make a bed to...
    Apr 30, '01
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. Just how bad is it out there?
    Ouch.. I get the feeling it is that bad in many places. My best friend who works in Portland, OR told me that a local agency is paying $95/hr for critical care nurses. I'll tell you three brief...
    Apr 30, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Patient Satisfaction
    "We can be a little cranky can't we? It's probably because we can all imagine being seen as glorified waitresses by the more difficult patients" Hey Fergus, It's NOT your imagination
    Apr 29, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Sounding off!!!
    It's unfortunate that you listened to nurses complaining outside of your relative's room, because it does give the wrong impression. However, I am willing to bet that their complaints were well...
    Apr 29, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Patient Satisfaction
    [quote]Originally posted by Jason-ACNP: Yet once again...a classic example of the internal breakdown affecting health care. Why don't you focus on getting "good ratings" from your nurses? Maybe your...
    Apr 28, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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