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  1. Why is it... (nurses constantly throw jabs at physicans)
    How one reads a post and interprets it is individual. To me, she was not insulting or presumptious. Naive maybe? Inexperienced? Therefor, I don't say that I answered in a "cut and dry " fashion....
    Jun 4, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Why is it... (nurses constantly throw jabs at physicans)
    I just read this whole thread and am saddened at the pokes and jabs directed to the original poster when she(I am using she for convenience) was only asking a question /expressing her opinion. From...
    Jun 4, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Nursing shortage critical part of rising health costs
    Great, great post, Mr Holz!!! I agree totally. There is no nurse shortage...there is no nurse shortage...Maybe some day someone, or some group will REALLY investigate the conditions under which we...
    Jun 3, '04
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Need opinions from school nurse on student hygiene issues
    With my junior high, I gather the student(s) that need instruction and some who don't and have a "mini class" on hygiene during which I go over the needed info. The students are then asked to judge...
    Apr 30, '04
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. transgender nurse (transvestite)
    Personally, I don't care what the nurse looks like-or "is" as long as the person is competent when they care for me-or any patient. This student doesn't THINK with that male appendage-which will...
    Apr 30, '04
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Help ! Interview ???
    I'm 52 and have been told by students and administrators during my 21 year career that I relate to kids very well. I have k-12 experience. And I would love to implement more wellness programs....
    Apr 5, '04
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. "gypsy" nurses
    Sorry I said anything. The negativity hit a nerve that's all. But then, I couldn't understand all the comments to the poster on the "obese nurse" thread, either. Lots of nerves were hit there. Just...
    Mar 25, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. "gypsy" nurses
    The comment was not directed at you but to the whole "name calling" tone of the article and the offensive tone associated with the term "gypsie". I am not angry but I won't chill, either. Neither...
    Mar 25, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. "gypsy" nurses
    I just want to remind you that when you label a group of nurses as "gypsies" and portray them in a negative light that is offensive to those of us that are of Hungarian, Romanian, etc. descent. As...
    Mar 25, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Survey: Do you leave work at your scheduled time on a regular basis?
    I'm a school nurse on salary. I am expected to stay after if a meeting on a student is called, but otherwise I work 7 hrs per day and have 1/2 hr for lunch. It's lunch I don't always get. I am on...
    Mar 24, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Newsweek letter to editor
    After a long hard day, I sat down last eve with the latest Newsweek. I did not need to read that letter from that resident. To make such sweeping statements, and lump all nurses together...His...
    Feb 11, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. If Bill Gates gave you a grant for several billion dollars and said design a hospital
    The way you asked the question, it sounds like you are researching the topic. Are you working on a Master's thesis? Just wondering.....
    Feb 11, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Sent home from Clinical
    This is amazing! And management require nurses to work double shifts! What about them?? No talk about patient safety there-only insubordination if you don't. I sincerly doubt that you would have...
    Nov 6, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. HELP,HELP,HELP,HELP,HELP--student nurse in distress
    Nursing is not all about dealing with the "yuckies". besides, everyone is different. And the incident passes. You may feel queasy until the task is finished, but then you move on to different...
    Oct 22, '03
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. I got a Job!
    Congrats! Hapoy for you! ;)
    Oct 21, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Grumpy Secretary--what would you do?
    Rotten Nurse-that was a mean and totally untrue statement! Unit clerks are part of the team too-they accomplish alot. How would you like to be "minimized " like that. Andre, I respect what you do,...
    Oct 21, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I hate you , heart attack.....
    This MUST be shared with others! Too good to pass... So many others are going through this too, every day. Your insight provides courage and hope, as well as demonstrating the humanness of all of...
    Oct 21, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. i need to vent
    Miss JKim, This is meant in all kindness, but is a bit of "tough love" as you asked. You would come across as more professional if you used the spell checker. Your post has many spelling errors...
    Oct 21, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Mr. Albercoss-Room 724 ( have posted this one before)
    You paint the most beautiful pictures with words, even sad ones.The depth of your feeling is something one can't manufacture unless you have felt that way. You have a gift-a great one. Please...
    Oct 17, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Something I wrote a long time ago.....True story....
    I love reading your works. Your love for others shows through all you write. Some of your poems made me mist up here at school...You seem to be a wonderful person . Lucky are those who know you...
    Oct 15, '03
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. Are You Helping or Hurting?
    SmilingBluEyes said it best when she asks you to tell us the "hows" of communication so that we can be heard and the "what" to say so that it is effective. The same stuff keeps getting bantered...
    Oct 15, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Thanks
    Wow! That was like a shot in the arm! Thanks
    Oct 15, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Changed my mind
    Jamiers, why do you say things like "a person like yourself" etc and then to then say "foolish people point out foolish things" to Nooney. That again was hurtful. Her post was insightful. I feel...
    Oct 14, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. New to the forum
    Welcome Mylissa! You will find alot of help and friendship here. Don't worry too much-just take it a day at a time and concentrate on learning all you can.Best of luck!
    Oct 14, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Changed my mind
    No Jamiers, I did not see your post-I read some and came back to this . My mistake. SORRY-Then you are not young and inexperienced. I stand corrected, but I think your response was overly harsh and...
    Oct 14, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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