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  1. RN with healthcare management
    I was going to post a new thread but you all answered my question fairly well, I think. Have an ADN and was wondering if I should go BSN or right to MSN focus probably on administration. I am...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. You're Hired!: The New World Of Hiring Nurses??
    This reply is totally on the money, starting with "influential few, and ending with, "have to deal with it as well."! I am really becoming concerned that nursing managers aren't getting enough of the...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  3. You're Hired!: The New World Of Hiring Nurses??
    Wow, I have never been through this particular type of "grind" before. However, I am experiencing the nepotism thing at my current job. It seems as though all the managerial staff are people our...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  4. LTC certifications
    I've posted essentially this same request under a different thread. Hoping to receive as many responses as possible. Essentially I have been a nurse for 17 years. First 5 as an LPN in LTC, the...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Long-Term Care Nursing: A Specialty In Its Own Right
    I just want to add my 2 cents. I've been a nurse for 17 yrs, 5 as Lpn and the remainder, RN. I have worked virtually everywhere. I finally decided to return to LTC for numerous reasons, not the...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. LTC nurses, need your input
    Maybe I posted this originally, in the wrong section. In 12 hours I have gotten no responses which is unheard of on this forum:) Okay, the short version. Have worked in almost every nursing envir....
    Apr 15, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Anti-Intellectualism/Autonomy in nursing
    Unless I missed the point, I think part of the frustration expressed is that nursing is TOO driven by protocols. If that is the source of your frustration, the ICU will drive you nuts. Everything...
    Apr 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Please Help, LTC nurses!!
    Throughout the course of my career I have been in ALMOST every conceivable setting. LTC, med-surg, ED, ICU, home care...Okay, here is the question and I need input from everyone with experience and...
    Apr 14, '11
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  9. Things you'd LOVE to tell coworkers...and get away with it!
    Wow, has been many days since I got on this group. Cannot believe this thread is still running. If you don't get enough satisfaction from the previous posts, and know that there are so many out...
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Things you'd LOVE to tell coworkers...and get away with it!
    To TF: So funny, so true...orange leopard print thong....I'm dying:yeah:
    Mar 2, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. What would you have done?
    To AndrewRN, I just thought you showed amazing understanding of interpersonal relations. Regardless of your age. You will be an asset to conflict management, both micro and macro. Good for...
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. What would you have done?
    Okay, everyone, take a deep breath. I have been on this site for about a week. The snark, not helpful. There were, IMO, really good responses to "What would you have done?". Snark is...
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. This forum is scaring me!
    Wow, Hearticulture, I couldn't have said it better. I came to nursing as a second career and it changed me as a person in all of the best possible ways. I can't agree more with everything that this...
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. This forum is scaring me!
    Just one more thought.... If you are thinking of going into nursing for the money, please don't. Just don't. There are already more than enough people "nursing for dollars".
    Feb 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Neuroinjury or manipulating the system
    A couple things come to mind, What is the census like at your facility? Does he have private insurance? Is he keeping others from taking a bed on a specialty unit? If you have empty beds and a...
    Feb 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Precepting the Preceptor
    I recall the saying, "Nurses eat their young". To the newbies, don't allow it. To the preceptors, don't do it! Remember your communication skills, try to diplomatically resolve situations with your...
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Things you'd LOVE to tell coworkers...and get away with it!
    Maybe I didn't use the reply correctly, or maybe it was too long. So, for the second post, please, please be aware when you have put up with too much. I stayed at a job for 6 years, then quickly...
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Quinnipiac ABSN May 2011 Cohort
    Just wanted to add that I have worked with several QU nursing grads and they were very well prepared for their career through this program. I know one of the nursing instructors and she is just...
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing


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