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  1. Death of a Dream
    The Effects of the Mother's Employment on the Family and the Child There are quite a few studies that indicate that having a working mother is NOT "detrimental" to the children but actually...
    9:08 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Death of a Dream
    OP, you had my sympathy until this post. I don't think you realize how insulting this comes off to working mothers, implying that they don't raise their own children. My mother was worked outside the...
    11:08 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. New Grad - Ain't he special!
    Normally I am not a big fan of getting management involved in conflict, but this is one of the exceptions where I think it is absolutely NECESSARY to bring them in. He sounds awful.
    May 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Twelve hour shifts. Are you doing 3 or 4 days a week?
    For me, I will be working 3 12-hour shifts per week, every other weekend. No mandation. No on-call. Nice weekend and night differentials. Every employee is given holiday pay regardless if they work...
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Sinking ships/cycles of crappy work environments
    And how are people going to get experienced nurses if the employers refuse to give anyone experience? As a new grad, I am glad that not everyone thinks like you as we would have a lot of new grads...
    May 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Convicted of murder as a teen and now a nurse
    So I just finished watching the movie and while I realize that it is slanted in favor of the killer, at the same time, the girl was fifteen. She did her time and as far as we know, has stayed out of...
    May 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. It's Bash-a-Nurse Day in the media.
    Given the recent events in Ferguson and many other cities, the bashing of police officers isn't totally unwarranted. But that is for another thread... Most people have no clue what nursing...
    May 21
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Why can't i get a job???? US RN
    I hate to rain on your party, but twenty positions and three weeks is nothing. I applied for almost 100 positions and it took me four months to get a job. I also have a BSN, healthcare experience...
    May 20
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. Liking members at AN
    There are a bunch of posters I like and respect a lot. I do know for a fact that there are quite a few who despise me and stalk my posts. Meh.
    May 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Take the Offer as a New Grad?
    LOL. I am a new grad RN working in the Midwest. I will be working nights pulling in $29/hr (base +differential), 36 hours per week. That is over 54k. That is not including weekend differential...
    May 18
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. From ABC News:  Nursing Student Who Failed Class Twice Sues Her University
    Okay but other posters on here have stated that someone with anxiety, depression, etc has no place in nursing. As someone with a psych issue, I take personal offense to that.
    May 13
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. From ABC News:  Nursing Student Who Failed Class Twice Sues Her University
    As someone who has suffered serious and debilitating mental illness, I am very saddened by some of the comments on here. Nearly one out of every four people suffer from some sort of mental illness....
    May 13
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Schools push APRN immediately-$$
    I have taken classes and had clinical alongside the grad-entry students, and I must say that I was very underwhelmed. The students were a few months away from graduating the RN portion of the MSN...
    May 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Is anything at your work that puzzles you
    And Nystatin too.
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Possible lawsuit from a new grad I was only trying to help
    You can sue anyone for anything these days...
    May 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Why do some nurses come across to be rude?
    There are rude and nice people in every profession, nursing is no different. In addition, nurses often are under extreme pressure, working short-staffed, underpaid, underappreciated, and disrespected...
    May 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. What is the freaking deal with OB?
    I have worked as an OB tech, and the only thing about liked about OB/Labor and Delivery was the babies. Surprisingly, nurses don't spend that much time with the babies in L/D, and PP is always so...
    May 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. "Don't Work" Isn't An Answer
    I worked while in school as a tech. It got my foot in the door (I just got hired with great benefits, retirement, etc), and it enabled me to graduate with my BSN debt-free.
    May 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Help! Should I take CNA position at a lower pay than current job in order to get into RN
    Your four kids >> CNA experience.
    May 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Shift Work vs Monday to Friday - Which would you prefer?
    Shift work...Monday-Friday sounds soul crushing. With shift work, you can easily schedule yourself to have long weekends and even eight-day vacations without having to use your PTO/vacation hours....
    May 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Every other weekend & holidays??
    I thought spring break was over... On the off chance that this is a real post, I will state that those jobs aren't going to new grads but nurses who have put in several years at the bedside...
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. benefits vs. work environment
    The nurse:patio ratio is 1:6-7 per nurse manager. Some of the patients are on tele, some need chemo, some are also on dialysis and leave the floors several hours at a time. Maybe it is because I...
    Apr 25
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. benefits vs. work environment
    Thanks everyone for your replies! I did not realize that it would be unanimous, and I appreciate all of your input. I was always told not to chase the money or benefits but look at work...
    Apr 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. benefits vs. work environment
    I know you are just about sick of me and my endless job search, but I need your assistance. I have an offer contingent on passing a background check (which I am sure I will pass) on a med/surg...
    Apr 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Ready to give up
    So now I am being accused by HR as only wanting NICU according to my mom's friend who is a higher-up. My mom says to basically forget about NICU and to start following up more on the other jobs. ...
    Apr 22
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal


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