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  1. Why do so many people insist that LPN'S AREN'T REAL NURSES!!??
    I think in some cases it is an attitude promoted by administration (hospital primarily). We are about to undergo a change in "definition" and probably uniform as well in the near future. I'm not...
    Sep 13, '06
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Study says Maryland hospitals smarting from nurses shortage
    I'm an LPN ...I'd work in a Maryland hospital, but was advised that no hospitals in Maryland hired LPNs. So I found hospital work elsewhere. I'm moving toward my RN shortly, but frankly if Md didn't...
    Aug 10, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Frustrated with the image of nursing
    Sad.. very sad.
    Jun 12, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. What Virginia towns/cities do you recommend working in and why?
    I agree with you. RUN! It is too hectic here!
    Jun 6, '06
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  5. too old to be a nurse....
    Hey, I'm 59 years old and enrolled in an ADN program. No sweat! You'll do just fine!
    Jun 5, '06
    Forum: International Nursing
  6. I could use a word of encouragement...
    We all touch another life in so many ways. As she touched yours, you also touched hers and each of your lives were both bettered by it. Your feelings are quite normal - you have experienced a...
    Jun 5, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Doctors........aggghhh!
    Yes, please HIT ME. I would pursue him to the ends of the earth with the meanest, most evil tempered attorney I could afford.
    May 31, '06
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Pa None Smoking!
    You are SO right about not living in a mature society. I was tailgated this evening by a woman with an unbelted child in the front seat (I could tell by the way he was bouncing around in the seat...
    May 18, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. NOW does the public understand?
    This news item made it to the Keith Olberman show yesterday and got curious. I picked this up from the local newspaper called The Journal. Particularly sad is the reported statement the doctor...
    May 17, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    All this is making my head spin! I'll be retiring (early) and will leave it to the rest of you to duke it out. The only thing that scares me is that when my husband and I are older and in need of...
    May 16, '06
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. Would you go to work tommorow?
    After the day I had yesterday, absolutely NOT!
    May 15, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I'm done!
    :mortarboard: Congratulations! I know you worked hard for that.
    May 10, '06
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  13. If you could change on aspect of nursing.
    AAAAAMEN!
    May 10, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. OMG ! The price of gas! No reimbursement...
    Me too. I'm OUT of both parties - too disgusted with each to vote for ANY of them.
    Apr 25, '06
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. New Rule on My Unit......
    Agree. I wonder how long this might last if they find they are paying 4 or 5 people overtime instead of one?
    Apr 25, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. An ethical question.
    Interesting case in Illinois - in favor of reporting. http://www.state.il.us/court/Opinions/AppellateCourt/2000/2ndDistrict/February/HTML/2981489.htm
    Apr 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. An ethical question.
    No burn intended Hunter, but it was ironic to read your reply to this post and then look at your signature line. :D Now, in response to the question at hand, I think much will depend on the...
    Apr 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. LPN job offer, question re/salary$$$
    only accept the salary you are willing to accept. many places (not just hospitals but any employer really) will "lowball" your offer. if you accept, fine for them. but then you will not have a leg to...
    Apr 20, '06
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Korea to Send 10,000 Nurses to U.S.
    Hmmm, $8.00 per hour job and $4.00 OR MORE per gallon of gas. If this trend starts I won't have to worry about going to work because I couldn't afford it.
    Apr 20, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Korea to Send 10,000 Nurses to U.S.
    I agree. :uhoh3:
    Apr 20, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. what is your nurse to patient ratio?
    Sometimes it "feels" like a million to one. But usually its 5 to one days, 6 to one evenings (hospital). Most always all are acutely ill - the ratios even though they seem small in number can be...
    Apr 5, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Hospitals Make Changes to Care for Obese
    That's all part of the package. ;)
    Apr 5, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. What's driving new nurses away?  Other nurses?
    Don't sweat the small stuff...from small-minded people. You do your own job and if YOU are satisfied with you at the end of the shift, well, thats what matters. If, however, you find that...
    Feb 2, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Nursing shortage looms over SC
    No, no I didn't take what you said that way at all. I was just voicing my feelings from other threads. :)
    Jan 15, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Nursing shortage looms over SC
    Yes, I see it happening in several places. As the institutions go to all RN staffing their costs will go up, salary demands will increase. It's only right as many RNs go to school for many years to...
    Jan 15, '06
    Forum: Nursing News


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