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  1. Fired: Now what?
    You are right. But she was distracted! Distraction can be dangerous!
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Fired: Now what?
    You are right. But she was distracted! Distraction can be dangerous.
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Fired: Now what?
    Duplicate message removed
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Fired: Now what?
    I totally agree with MJB2010 and the other contributors with similar responses. Do your best to recover from this negative experience to that you can go to a new interview with renewed strength and...
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. Fired: Now what?
    Please review your Facebook settings. I believe you can adjust it such that only family, friends, etc can read or write on your Facebook wall. That way, what people can view is restricted. I hope...
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Working with more than one agency?
    For as long as they are not resonsible for ensuring that you have a full time job, it's your choice to sign up with as many agencies as you choose. In fact no employer can tell you what to do with...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. What are your thoughts on patients who request no male nurses taking care of them?
    My male nurse friends have this challenge with families when it comes to pediatric home health. In fact some of my friends in home health nursing are not being given patient assignments because the...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  8. When job-hunting, when/how to ask for time off
    How about trading off those days in your schedule with another worker. We do that where I work. Both parties agreeing to the exchange just have sign a form that they agree to so. After that,...
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. This forum is scaring me!
    I understand your concerns. Have you worked in healthcare before? Maybe you should train for CNA, monitor tech, or some other job in the hospital, even if it's part time. I think that can really help...
    Feb 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How do I get out of a pt's room politely?
    OMG! That talkertive patient could have been me at some point when I was sick. When you are sick, you want the whole world to care about all your non-sick issues. You have all these wonderful nurses...
    Feb 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Need advice..i think one of my managers want me out
    May all the good forces of the universe protect you all the way. May it be. :rckn::rckn:
    Feb 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. How do I get out of a pt's room politely?
    Also please remember that when you are new, it will take quite some time before you feel comfortable about being firm. It will take a while for you to not feel bad about interrupting patients and...
    Feb 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Need advice..i think one of my managers want me out
    My dear friend. There are so many evil things going on the the work place. I'm so sorry that you are in this situation. I have been there before. Basically the manager and I had a personality clash...
    Feb 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Why do night shift nurses get paid more when day shift clearly does MORE work?
    The pay has nothing to do with whether it's busy or not. Most human beings I know are designed to sleep at night. When you work nights, the quality of day-time sleep is just not the same as night...
    Feb 16, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. The chest pain vent.
    I like your post. I must say that the manner in which pain is addressed (if it does get addressed at all) really does irritate me. Nurses are left to deal with a patient who is suffering. Patients...
    Feb 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Narc count short!!
    Since the DON is so hateful of you, was she just trying ruin your sleep? You never know what tactics a bad person will use against you. When you get a chance, look over your chart and the MAR in case...
    Feb 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Should I quit nursing school...?
    No wonder I'm coughing while I am reading your post. :bdyhdclp:
    Feb 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Is there a law protecting a nurse doing something they are uncomfortable with?
    As you know, in nursing, we are always pushing ourselves outside of our comfort zone for the sake of the patient's wellbeing. "Uncomfortable" might be unacceptable excuse for many managers. When you...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. IV Therapy certification questions
    Do all the reading that your instrutor told you to do. Make sure you understood what you were taught. Anything that instructor spent time and energy to teach you, could be on the test. So study,...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. nurses intubating newborns
    "Intubating is a skill, just like starting an IV" This is true, CRNA1982. If you can't get it in, seize the next opportunity to intubate. In ACLS class it was very hard to hold the tools at the...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I feel guilty in canceling my extra shift...
    :sofahider
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Torn between Nursing and Medicine
    Please give this some thought cos I'm worried about you. If you are not a native of the island, I'm inclined to think that you are having a culture shock. You are probably not used to what is...
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Verbal assault by a pt.
    [quote=Popwhizbangz;4758512]For me, that kind of thing is my bread and butter, my moment to shine, use my skills. I get a LOT of that, actually steer it from others to myself. quote] :lol2:
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Torn between Nursing and Medicine
    I know that you want to make sure that you are making a decision that you are going to be happy with, in the future. It makes me wonder: Have you worked in healthcare before? I mean, like CNA,...
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Transition from Nursing home to hospital...
    It's hard to know how the hospitals will view you LTC experience. But, you have to keep applying every week or every two weeks. Each time you apply, make a follow up phonecall. Leave a voicemail....
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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