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  1. Facebook almost cost me my job
    Or maybe we just need to find the real legal definition of "patient confidentiality" or who benefits from keeping "secrets" If the names are changed and circumstances altered a bit, one is allowed...
    Oct 3, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. RN's are part of one huge CULT!
    Dear Pin and everyone else, I began this fight 27 years ago when I wrote the Nurse's Story and got to go cross country doing TV, radio and print in 21 cities 3 different times. And though no one...
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. 20 % Pay Cut for Ohio Independent Providers
    What organization represents us? What happens when no one covers our back? And as we have more nurses go into advanced practice, who will be there then to support us in the ways the AMA did...
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  4. RN's are part of one huge CULT!
    To Madwoman 2002, I love it! But more nurses and more patients should know that's how healthcare is run today. There are so many of us that if we could just team up we'd be a force to be...
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Facebook almost cost me my job
    Except if everyone began speaking up, they couldn't fire everyone. There are whistleblower laws and if anything is dangerous to a patient, there is the concept of nursing ethics and advocacy for the...
    Jun 19, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Facebook almost cost me my job
    Are nurses the only ones without "free speech" and who does it benefit? It's in place so we don't ruin any institutions PR, or so the business of medicine can't be sued. But where does it leave us...
    Jun 14, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Is there a nursing  representative/lobbyist in washngton??
    Hey guys and girls, I just read the post by californiadreaming, and I'm not quite understanding why everyone attacked. Nursing is taken advantage of, they can't fight for their rights against...
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Facebook almost cost me my job
    I've read several posts by docs on FB and yet only once did I read that a doctor was fined 500 dollars for breaching patient confidentiality. The AMA backed her up. Is there an organization that...
    May 10, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Annoyed by nursing commerical they keep running
    I agree. It's condescending and they don't do it to other professionals. Imagine saying to a lawyer, "You make a difference." Or to a doctor "You make a difference." It's almost like saying "Good...
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Nursing service reaches higher level with doctorate
    Whoever is tired of hearing about the "tasks" of nursing has never been sick or dying, frightened to death and wanting to be taken care of by someone who really does "care." Yet, that doesn't mean I...
    Dec 31, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Nursing service reaches higher level with doctorate
    It may just be the shift in consciousness, the shift in our cultural values and the balancing of selflessness and selfishness, or taking care of self as well as others that needs a new model for us...
    Dec 30, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Nursing service reaches higher level with doctorate
    Part of the problem is that a lot of Nursing is an ART and experience is telling in that respect. Whether a diploma nurse or a BSN doesn't change the fact that experience makes one better. What...
    Dec 29, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. allnurses.com ranked the #1 facebook page for nurses to follow
    Does anyone know who funded this study? I'd love to look up the original article. And do we know how many of these (aside from Brian's allnurses) is individually run rather than corporate backed? ...
    Dec 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. not what I bargained for
    Or maybe we should "believe" that each and every one of us who went into nursing to serve, will do just that. And that will have to be enough. That we are enough. And if we do it with the...
    Nov 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. not what I bargained for
    Dear coolpeach, Until we can change the system, we have to bring the healing to the patients with our own knowledge of healing. Love heals, caring and kindness heal, that is what feeds the soul and...
    Nov 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Coworker issues - so disheartening
    You think that's what's causing a rift in the workplace? Or do you think maybe the whole structure is set up to split one nurse against another?
    Nov 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Coworker issues - so disheartening
    Both of you have your strengths, and because only the educational part is valued in the system, you might want to tell her that you know her experience counts and as soon as we get to a healing model...
    Nov 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. not what I bargained for
    I wonder what would happen, if all nurses joined forces and refused to do all the things that took us away from caring for our patients. According to the Code of Nursing Ethics if we see harm coming...
    Nov 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I hate my job. What do I do?
    Good God girl, I do remember feeling just like you and the only thing I can say is that when you least expect it, life changes. Honestly. I used to take to my bed for days at a time just to get up...
    Oct 22, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  20. Nurses Coping with Personal Grief
    There was a wonderful story and article this morning on Fierce Health Care regarding an story written by a doctor about Hospice in the New Yorker magazine. Because I took care of so many dying...
    Jul 31, '10
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  21. Life, Death, and Other Matters of Consequence:  Part I
    Viva, you should write articles and books to make everyone aware of how nurses feel and what they know. In the mid 80's I wrote a book called The Nurse's Story and did all kinds of TV, radio and...
    Jul 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. End Of Life Issues---The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
    One of the perks of spending years nursing, taking care of others' family members, is that when the end was coming for both my mother and father, my family and I allowed them to die at home. It was...
    Jul 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Need solutions to nursing problems!!
    Maybe we should all suggest that teaching and mentoring should be added to the curriculum in nursing school. Unfortunately, sometimes the kids of abusers become abusers themselves, and its known...
    Jul 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Does Anyone Document NDE's?
    I should have been clearer, sorry. I actually meant a patient brought back to life and remembering seeing things or knowing things they couldn't have known. From the patients perspective- an...
    Jul 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Does Anyone Document NDE's?
    Does anyone document or chart patient's Near death experiences? I was just wondering because so much research is being done lately on the follow up experiences and change of perceptions and mental...
    Jul 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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