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  1. Is WGU just another money muncher?
    I will have my MSN from WGU this summer, and I chose the school because of its non-profit status and because it requires REAl work to get a degree---they are NOT for sale, like many online schools. ...
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  2. My Name is Susan
    You clearly have never struggled with an addiction, or loved someone dear who has. Were that we mere mortals were as upright, clean, and pure as you......congratulations.
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  3. My Name is Susan
    duplicate.
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  4. Certified Nurses Day excluding people
    No one EVER sends me a Mother's Day card......waaaahhhh I'm offended!!! Have we turned into such socialists that anyone who stands above the crowd must be mowed down to size????
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Why Do People Bully Me?
    I would start keeping notes ASAP....dates, times, and names of others present. Ver BAtim. For every missed med, an incident report. This sort of pit bull cannot respond to kindness...he gets his...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. How do experienced nurses do it to memorize everything?
    Ortho floor, I gather!
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. Just let me be...
    HATE SPEECH??? I do believe the frigid north has made you and many of your fellows delusional. Thankfully, here in the US, we refuse to be cowed by political correctness......and have the...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Just let me be...
    Thankfully, here in the US, we are still allowed to have and express opinions. "Hate Speech" ? ! ? And with a straight face??? We are not that socialist and crazily PC (yet......)
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Patients who can do ADLs but want nurses to
    Well, after the doc nicked my bladder during a colon resection, I had the fun of a Foley for 6 weeks while the area healed. Can't say that it was "fun".....but it DID allow me to sleep through the...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Just let me be...
    LPN's know the "how to". RN's know the "why". *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ (......and if I ever ask an LPN about becoming an RN, it is...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. My heart is just not in it...
    You could add a short phrase about "I am not at a stage in my life to give this position the attention it deserves" ....but in your own words. It is the job equivalent of "It's not YOU, its ME!"
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Can/Have you got a job with a degree from WGU?
    Not to mention the application test.....just have my capstone to finish (MSN/Education)
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  13. Changing Lives Exponentially
    I hope this is real compassion and not your judgement of how much pain this baby would have felt if she had been dismembered or given saline burns ealier instead....
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Speaking About Nurses Who Moonlight As Dancers
    I understand your point...mine was that standards are WAAYYYY different for officers, who must hold higher clearences EVEN to be in a medical field. Any officer in any branch of service doing this...
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Speaking About Nurses Who Moonlight As Dancers
    The military will not commission an officer who is an exotic dancer....they might take her on if she stops her "part-time" job, but getting a security clearance is going to be extremely difficult. ...
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. What if we had to tell the real truth when asked about our weaknesses?
    "I'm smarter than you and the Unit Manager put together, but I promise to look dumb when you are around so I don't make you feel bad. ...and I enjoy leaving the toilet seat UP."
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Do you stand up for yourself to patients?
    I am willing to give patients the benefit of the doubt, but have zero tolerance with family members who are out of line. I am a big boy, and 99% of the time I can tell worry/grief/fear from being an...
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Hospitals illegally firing nurses for refusing flu vaccines
    I'm waiting for the Jenny McCarthy crowd to chime in any second now, since we have already mentioned "heavy metals" and the old stand-by of "I got the flu from my (attenuated) flu vaccine."
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  19. Today's Dr. Phil shocker: Nursing home abuse
    Thank you. Our little friend who is so enamoured of home health might want to include a plan on how is is going to be PAID FOR!! Whether an infant, a pet, or an elderly family member, one-on-one...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. New Year, Norovirus, and Me
    If you haven't had the "fun" of this bug, you don't understand the body aches and joint pain on top of the GI symptoms! And it wouldn't be Christmas in my family if someone, or usually EVERYONE,...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. New Year, Norovirus, and Me
    Normally I would feel badly for you, but trust me---your coworkers would RATHER have worked a 72-hour week than catch this nasty, disgusting bug! If anyone can figure out how to avoid a virus...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Triage complaints- the good, the bad, and the shocking.
    Snort! I had a similar complaint from an old gentleman with "turrrible vagina" who took "TNT" for the pain (somewhere he confused medical nitrogycerin with the "blow stuff up" kind!)
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. New Year, Norovirus, and Me
    Sorry for your state of wishing for death. I had Noro four years ago, starting during a week I had scheduled to be VERY light so I could study for upcoming speciality boards. Fetal position and...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. A Nation Of Nonreaders
    I don't have time to look at the clip right now (school work for my MSN!) but I totally agree that it is hard to fathom illiteracy [functional or total] when my life situation is so far removed from...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Washington state  to make Medical Assistants work under RN license?
    No med tech is ever working off of MY license, I gar-un-TEEE you!
    Nov 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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