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  1. Instructor taking too long to post grades
    I had the same thing with many of my instructors this month. My english professor being the worst. We had to sumit final papers without the advice that should have been provided. They did admit they...
    Dec 19
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. I beat cancer
    Congrats! Here is looking to a better 2015! :)
    Dec 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Secret Santa
    I don't usually participate in the gift exchange. I don't want to buy something for someone that they don't want and I really don't want more crap in my house. You don't have to feel bad about not...
    Dec 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Yesterday was weird
    Oh my.. I am laughing so hard I have tears. This is a F-A-N-T-A-S-T-I-C thread. :roflmao: My question is why did she take off her $100 panties in the ER? Perhaps she had seen too many episodes of...
    Dec 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Great Online Chem class
    Do you feel that the instructor provided much help, or was it the class in general that you liked?
    Dec 19
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  6. job offer, what would you do?
    Take what you know you have (if it is still even available). You might not get that "dream" job, interview or not.
    Dec 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Advice for a stuttering nurse
    My husband stutters. It is present calm or not. When he is upset or anxious it is much worse. I wish I had more to offer other than keep trying. For some adults not much can be done about stuttering....
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. All Men Shift
    Obviously women are still seen as less than a man by so many. Women are still not treated as equals in the United States. The glass ceiling is a very real thing, and the comments on here prove how...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  9. Negotiating the Holiday Off
    If I work the day of the holiday we just push it to another. If family can't accommodate this we simply miss their party. No biggie to us.
    Dec 16
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. Why I am leaving my last job
    Many of the reasons you list you will find many places. Some (hopefully) not so much. Being downright miserable at your job can ruin your time when you are away so it is worth trying. I wish you the...
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Hiya No prereq. school in Ga
    Maybe talk with someone in the military before you sign up for something that may or may not be what you are looking for.
    Dec 16
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. My patient dropped her baby!
    If we lived in an alternate reality where appropriate staffing was provided these things would pretty much never happen. Unfortunately we don't live in that world. If a mother has a PCA I wouldn't...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Nursesí strike is about preserving San Bernardino County patient care
    If we allow these poor standards to continue things will only get worse. I applaud those who strike to protect their patients and themselves. I hope this brings about change for them. Best of luck...
    Dec 12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  14. New Mexico sues nursing home chain for inadequate staffing levels leading to neglect
    Ditto all of this. I have never seen a safe staffing ratio in any long term factility I have been to. I'm not one to pray, but I hope this leads to better care for the elderly and disabled.
    Dec 11
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. London UK facing nursing shortage
    This might be a blessing for US nurses who are daring enough to move over there for awhile.
    Dec 11
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. White Scrubs - CNA Clinicals
    Nude colored undies and bra. I always wear a sports bra to work. Super comfy all day long.
    Dec 10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  17. British authorities encourage home birth for low risk women
    I prefer delivering in the hospital. Even with low risk births complications occur. ( I have seen plenty working in peds). Of course things happen in the hospital as well, but at least they are...
    Dec 10
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Pediatric LPNs
    Congrats! It seems that more hospitals are hiring LPN's for inpatient positions which is awesome! You have to remember kids are NOT little adults. Medications are based on weight, they react...
    Dec 10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Survey on infant male circumcision
    I have worked in a Urologists office. I saw far more problems with men who were not circ'd vs those who were. To me if I were to have a male child I would have him circ'd as an infant. My husband...
    Dec 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Union Intent on Improving the Lot of Nurses Nationwide
    I don't know of any non-management position (nursing, teaching, factory, etc) that is a cake walk. We are all busting our butts, (or at least most of us anyway.. there are the lazy ones out there)...
    Dec 9
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  21. Providence Hospital RNs Cite Patient Care, Economic Gains in First-Ever Union Contract - S
    Good for them. It's about time we hear some good news and a hope for the future of nursing. :nurse:
    Dec 9
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  22. pregnant and thinking about resignation
    I would not put that you are leaving due to pregancy. Not everyone wants to hire someone with young children. If you can use FMLA instead of quitting do so, because chances are that position won't be...
    Dec 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. RN interview for lvn job
    You cannot lie about what license you have. They will ask. It is very easy to check (which all responsible employers do) and you won't get the job once they know you are lying.
    Dec 9
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. application problem
    I agree you have to be honest. I would also inquire about getting trained with vents and trachs if you have patients with them. It is a skill that everyone should have even if you have RT on site....
    Dec 9
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. Don't think my marriage will survive night shift
    It sounds like your husband wants you to work shifts that work for him. That isn't realistic with nursing. If you honestly think this is going to end your marriage you should quit and start...
    Dec 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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