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  1. Question/advice from a pre-nursing guy
    they are all a bunch of ichy girls. its not their fault; just a roll of the genetic dice. do not listen to them and take no alien orders!
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. Done With Nursing
    i love nursing! however, i've been an rn for 3 years, but just turned 57 and pounding the floor for the next few years seems daunting. i am finishing my bsn next week and have the opportunity to...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  3. is nursing right for me...
    why does she say that you shouldn't be a nurse? i have to agree with the last time; you have gotten some screwy advice. if you can handle huge amounts of stress, people poopin & peeing on you, puke,...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. ? Regarding Facility's Decision Not To Hire Male CNA/RNs
    you are correct in that this shows a pattern of discrimination; however, it is hardly worth the effort to fight it. maleness is not a protected class in the eyes of the eeoc........ but, all is not...
    Feb 4, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  5. Military Nursing Questions Answered
    I was a Hospital Corpsman in the Coast Guard back in the mid 70s. I was 19 years old, young, dumb, and bullet proof. Today I am 56 years old and would like to offer a wee bit of advice: If you go in...
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. Stereotyped...and not sure what I should do
    My secret to success in the workplace is to always be a little early and act crazy; people tend to leave you alone or love you. In this profession you better just let all that crap slide off of...
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  7. pearlsreview.com?
    Please post if you like the PCCN review on the site. thanks
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  8. On My Way to Vegas Progressive Care Confrence
    not crazy about vegas: too much sensory stimulation for this country boy food was good, but way too pricey too many dead people walking around!! i am with you on the smoking thing.
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  9. On My Way to Vegas Progressive Care Confrence
    on my way to the progressive care conference in las vegas!!! hope to see you there!! :yeah:
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  10. New RN on Cardiac/stroke IMC unit
    this to shall pass! everyone feels incompetent when they start out on a pcu/tele floor. relax, learn all you can, invest in training/books, learn your strips and meds, you will be fine. you could do...
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  11. New to Cardiac Nursing...pep talk needed :)
    it gets easier and don't expect to get comfortable for several months; there is just to much to learn in 12 weeks. if you do not feel comfortable about going on your own after 12 weeks, talk to your...
    Oct 27, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  12. how long do i feel like an idiot?
    when your green, you grow and when your ripe, you rot.............
    Oct 24, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Took a leap.....
    i am truly tickled that you think i am everyone :d. i am sure you are hearing all of that from your coworkers, friends, etc. i understand the need to change and do something different. good luck...
    Oct 24, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  14. Never too old to learn
    graduated nursing school at the tender age of 54. i love nursing, but it is a ball buster! you also might consider nuclear medicine, dialysis tech, or other hospital related jobs. you think a...
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  15. Took a leap.....
    why???
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  16. can anyone recommend a good cardiac book?
    I have looked at a lot of different books and PPT presentations and have even taken two courses through my hospital, but the book that has helped me the most is "ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly...
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  17. Tired of bedside nursing
    i like the pt interaction and education aspect of bedside nursing; however ratios are getting worse and my body is getting older!! i'm going to need to make a change in the next year or two; was...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  18. Share Your "Brain" Sheet
    Here's mine
    Aug 30, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  19. Wound care nurse salary range
    i work prn for an ltac/snf combo in az and make $35/hr. whoever said it was hard work was telling the truth!
    Aug 29, '11
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  20. Is there a nursing shortage?
    not so much a nursing shortage as much as an experienced nurse shortage. also pre-2007-2008 the shortage was predicted due to the average age of a nurse was 48-50 years old. what they didn't reckon...
    Aug 29, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. looking for similar unit--staffing ratios
    man i would love that gig!!! 1:3 would be like heaven!!
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  22. Telemetry Step-Down Report Sheet
    Hit the "Post Reply" button and look for the paper clip. You can't do it through the "quick reply"
    Jul 10, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  23. Telemetry Step-Down Report Sheet
    here's mine.
    Jul 10, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  24. "Professional Dancer"
    Absolutely!! Who are you to judge? I applaud her effort to contribute and move on to a different life?
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  25. "Professional Dancer"
    i really don't quite get this post???? so what? i applaud her, as many of her colleauges probably will choose or fall victim to a darker path. if you are a true professional you wouldn't tell...
    Jul 5, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing


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