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  1. LPNs Often Fare Better Than Some Degree Earners
    I gotta say. As an Unemployed RN, I am bringing in good money through unemployment because of all those "high stress. high pay" jobs I worked for years. I am looking and looking to get back into a...
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Do You judge and treat patients differently depending on who they are ?
    I try, try, try NOT to judge. If those thoughts cross my mind. I put the judgements away in a little "box in my brain" and lock it up. I proceed into Nurse mode and do my job regardless. I took a...
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Can someone "dumb down" what Obamacare really means?
    Touche!! MBA
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Dealing with nosey nurses
    I will be starting my first agency job very soon so it's been good to read your comments and tips. THANKS!:cheers:
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  5. New RN, 3 weeks into orientation, total screw up.
    just got done reading the other comments and chuckling at a couple of them:nono:
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. New RN, 3 weeks into orientation, total screw up.
    Your REAL learning will come once your wings have been clipped and your out there flying on your own. You will find your groove. I didn't read everyone else's post. But it sounds like you are second...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. No return call from nurse manager, should I keep calling?
    Prinsessa, I agree with this as well. Job hunting these days is SO VERY impersonal!!:banghead: This has been another oet peeve of mine while looking for a job.
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. No return call from nurse manager, should I keep calling?
    PS The none women I did get to talk when I followed up to was the one who said they were swamped with applications, asked my name again and that don't worry someone would get back to me either way....
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. No return call from nurse manager, should I keep calling?
    Seems it is the standard now-a-days. Over the past month to month and a half I have applied to oh... probably 6, or so jobs. Only jobs I know I am qualified for. I have a strong resume, I have the...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. How many hours should you be working?
    Now... about working too many hours. The grass is NOT always greener. I left a job because I thought mgmt. was crazy to think we could finish all tasks and documentation in the hours we were expected...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  11. How many hours should you be working?
    Forbidden, I personally have never known CNA's to get paid salary. In some home care settings though they are paid per visit.
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  12. Nurses Rock At All Stages In The Circle Of Life
    :yeah:Thank you for the wonderful post commuter. Your perspective is stellar!
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  13. How would deal with these type of CNAs?
    I appreciate my aides more than I probably sounded like I did in my last post. I am all about team work "You scratch my back and I will scratch yours" sort of thing. I just happened to take the...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. How would deal with these type of CNAs?
    I had a crew of CNA's who made my life a living hell as 3-11 RN shift supervisor. When I would pull them aside and go over P&P with them I would get comments such as "I don't know you, you haven't...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. That nagging "Did I miss something?" feeling
    I too know "that nagging feeling". Going over things in your head I think is only a natural response. As long as you know your did your best for your patient by following MD orders and facility...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Pre-nursing: A Love Story...
    :loveya:Well written, right words... Girl you hit the nail on the head in your article in so many ways and on so many levels. I have a feeling with your smarts and your thoughtfulness. Not to mention...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Is it possible for a RN to work five 12 hr days?
    *wondering why facilities can't just hire proper staff so too many 12 hour shifts in a week isn't the norm..sighs...* OH WAIT SORRY! I just gone done working my 5th 12 hour day this week I wasn't...
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Advice needed about clinical instructor
    OKAY.. agrees with kguill whatever you do don't get on your instructors bad side!!!
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Advice needed about clinical instructor
    Dear 2bnursebet... I completely understand where you are coming from. Before going into a room to do a procedure for the first time. It was our standard to verbally go over the steps out in the...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Illegal Interview Questions
    The last employer I worked for had me sign a "full disclosure" document as part of the application process. Also on some applications there is a clause that states "this or that company" has...
    Jul 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  21. Opinions, Is this illegal?
    just as my name says "whoa now"!! I was hired as a Hospice Homehealth RN. You know I was way too honest, I expressed my concerns over questionable re-certs I had to do because their regular nurse...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. Want out of bedside... not sure to stay for experience or leave now
    I hear you 100%. Until becoming an RN and working with other nurses I have NEVER had a hard time getting along with people I work with. I left LTC because of the cattiness and unbelievable BS on a...
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. 36 online applications and no bites?!
    I am an RN with 5 yrs clinical experience, currently unemployed after an "awful" experience working Homecare (it's a long story in its self). Anyway I have been having the same problem. So many...
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  24. When did wearing a stethoscope become popular
    No! The dang MD's always want to borrow mine on rounds, grrrrr @ that. His ear wax and patients germs UGH. He certainly didn't clean it between pt's. I got to where I hid mine b4 Doc came in and said...
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Devastated
    I passed after 265 questions 5 years ago.:nurse:
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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