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  1. Are you a nurse with "alternative" spiritual beliefs?
    Sorry, Atheist means without belief. Pagan means you have belief. Atheist from the Greek A - without theist- god or gods. Pagan - polytheistic many gods. can't be a pagan atheist. But it's a free...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  2. Nurses are the real heroes ?
    Military for a paycheck? You ever see a military paycheck. They do it for a lot of reasons but please not for a paycheck. How about the solders that never see a battle. That fight a war of nerves...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. Nurses are the real heroes ?
    How about the US congress they start the wars. They sign the checks that patriotic men and women have to pay for with their lives. How many of those slobs in congress ever wore the uniform of this...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. Clinical Instructors; Drill Sergeants
    That's how many teachers and one it's talking down to you. That's humanity. Wait to you get out and deal with Doctors.
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  5. Nurses are the real heroes ?
    I'm not a hero, I'm just a guy doing a job for money. If they didn't pay me I wouldn't be a nurse. Getting a little tier of nurse Hero thing.
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. Puerto Rico nurses are not international
    There must be a reason for this post somewhere. Has the education of the US sunk that low that people do not know that? But do they know what actor from Puerto Rico won an Oscar for play a...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  7. Is being a nursing student actually fun?
    Fun? If you wear the right party hat to the autopsy it can be a lot of chuckles.
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Clinical Instructors; Drill Sergeants
    She is getting you ready for the outside world...away from the comfort of the classroom. Too many students today, and you can read them on this board, think they are being pick on. She wants you...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  9. "No nurses of color....."
    Dear Sir, You are indeed right and sorry to say that with this diversity crap it is getting worst almost daily. What ever happen to divided we fall?
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Are there really enough jobs???
    In most place they'er not. Nursing schools don't train you because there is a job waiting for you. They train you because that is how they make their money.
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. Refusing a Clinical assignment
    Back when I was in school, if you refused anything you were out the door. But in this respect every bodies belief no matter how loony it is. Probably
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. "No nurses of color....."
    I'm sorry I don't know what got into me. This Yankee remembers Newark, Watts and others burning we are no closer today then we were in the 60's. That's when the phase "Kill Whitey" was coined. Black...
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. "No nurses of color....."
    We were getting close in the 60's then a gun shot changed the world forever.
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Please tell me this isn't normal
    It's not normal, get out of the place.
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. What are your thoughts on patients who request no male nurses taking care of them?
    On to the next patient. If they don't what my care, there is an other patient that does.
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  16. Any males out there tired of the drama?
    AMEN, BROTHER!
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  17. I cried at work is it embarrassing? How do I get over this?
    Hey, kid. In this business you have to get the emotion out some way. Ether you let it out by crying or you let it builds up inside of you until you reach for the bottle, or take the pills or you get...
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Are you a nurse with "alternative" spiritual beliefs?
    Just asking. Atheist means you don't believe in any deities and Pagan means one is polytheistic. Oh well, none of my business anyway. Blessed Be.
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  19. "No nurses of color....."
    The patient pays the bill. So what if they want another nurse of color- in color or by color. " one man's meat is an another man's poison" _ Bugs Bunny
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Dealing with death as a student in clinicals?
    My first patient in Med/Surg died 15 minutes after he was admitted. Death should not scare you. It is part of life. The most common emotion of a new nurse is, "Was it something I did to kill the...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Need advice after losing first nursing job
    Just put cut backs. Don't go into your work history of not working out. Just put hospital cut backs. Skip the drama.
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. "No nurses of color....."
    I have been told by more then one "Person of Color" that they didn't want 'No white MF taking care of them.' were they bigots? Oh, Dear.
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Are you a nurse with "alternative" spiritual beliefs?
    But I bet if you wore a Roman Torture device (cross) people would think you are so holy.
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  24. New Nurse Horror Stories
    Do you see Oscar coming down reality street. What you describe is nursing - Not Nursing school stuff - but real nursing. The best you can do while your a new nurse is keep them alive. As you get...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. Volunteering at a hospital worth it?
    Volunteering is the best thing that you can do. It will get you use to the sights, sounds, and smells of the hospital.It will make you less freaky on your rotations through the hospital because you...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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