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  1. Can Addiction be "Cured"
    I have been clean and sober since 1989 when I entered treatment at age 24; I was not a nurse at the time. I have no urge, no feeling of wanting to tempt myself in any way. I counsel women who are in...
    Mar 30, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. MD ordered placebo for pain PRN~would you give it?
    I worked with a MD in the ER six years ago. He was not on staff. He constantly ordered for Obecalp until most of the nurses refused to work him and admin found out his little game. I think he was a...
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. My Family Tragedy: Passing of  Showbizrn's  Brother
    Thank you for the clarification. Could staff please change the thread title to read, "Brother of ShowbizRN". Very misleading to those friends with Showbiz and thinking she has passed. I recieved...
    Feb 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. My Family Tragedy: Passing of  Showbizrn's  Brother
    Do you see what I am talking about now?
    Feb 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. My Family Tragedy: Passing of  Showbizrn's  Brother
    What I am commenting on is that if you go to Showbizrn profile and read past posts, showbiz is a WOMAN! The Op is stating they are a family member and showbiz-their brother has died.In showbiz...
    Feb 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. My Family Tragedy: Passing of  Showbizrn's  Brother
    I am really confused about this post. At first I thought the OP was speaking of their brother. Then I took it to mean a family member was posting under ShowbizRN account to say "he" died. But...
    Feb 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Interested in Nursing/Physicians Assistant career and need advice on how to start.
    RN and PA are two totally different professions. You wouldn't become a nurse to get experience to become a PA.There are some other forums on the net for PA. Or do a search here for nursing vs PA....
    Jan 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Improper glove use at your local eatery(s)
    My dh and I were having dinner at an Olive Garden a few years ago. Dh was eating a pasta dish and as he took the fork towards his mouth....I noticed something sticking out. It was fake...
    Jan 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. LPN without a GED?
    You cannot go technical school, community college or through an 11 month LPN program without a GED. You also have to take a nursing entrance exam for any LPN program. A person cannot go into a...
    Jan 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Why can't my wife find a job?
    I am not sure what the problem would be and I do not know anything about the nursing situation in Indiana. Maybe go on the regional forum and post this. Also, is your wife a member here at...
    Jan 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. So, tell me again why you suddenly want to be a nurse...?
    Nursing is my second career. I made far more in my first career. But I had always had in the back of my mind that someday I would go back to school (again!)to become a nurse and I did. The pay is not...
    Jan 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Would you have done the same? Recieved wrong prescription.
    Wow, I'm blown away by this post. If I screwed up this bad I deserve to have it bought to my attention. Some complaints patients or family members submit have no merit. This kind of complaint holds...
    Jan 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Sooo tired of patients complaining about foreign nurses' accents....
    I switched MDs 2 years ago because I could not understand him. It was not even a matter of like or dislike-I never even got to this point because I could not understand a dang thing he was saying to...
    Jan 19, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Can I get into the Nursing Program???
    the bon does go case by case. there are some awesome threads with all the info you are looking for. of course no one here can offer legal advice, but i will say the bon is usually willing to work...
    Jan 19, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. fibromyalgia
    I have read this issue. I hope others will check out OXFORD-BRAIN JOURNAL. Incredible research.
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. fibromyalgia
    fibromyalgia is not an autoimmnune disease. this is a widespread notion. a higher percentage of women are diagnosed but this is thought because men are more reluctant to seek medical help. the...
    Jan 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Frustrated and let down.
    I agree. HR screwed up big time and HR is trying to elicit sympathy on your part. You are fortunate to have not taken a position with this company!
    Jan 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Reprimand on license...need advice...
    Contact the Florida BON. Explain the situation. I always have "a need to know" and once I get my questions answered I always feel better. So many nurses have had previous felonies etc. and still made...
    Jan 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I want to know about medical assisting field
    There is a medical assisting forum on another site. Just google medical assisting and you will find it, plus a plethera of info on what you are interested in! Good luck!
    Jan 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Question: Is there a thread that ONLY belongs to nurses?
    There are quite a few other Nursing sites where one will find no public traffic. Allnurses has been around for quite awhile and I do not think it is going to change course and become a site only for...
    Dec 26, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Question: Is there a thread that ONLY belongs to nurses?
    Maybe allnurses could require that if we want to be a member we have to send a copy of our license, that states we are in good standing with our state Board of Nursing!!! Students would have to have...
    Dec 25, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. so.... what do you think?  First impressions?
    trying to access posts i made dec 21 and they are not in my "statistics posts". they do not show up in the last 24hours. thanks for responding so fast!
    Dec 22, '08
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  23. so.... what do you think?  First impressions?
    I go to several other medical forums. But when I have time to spend on the internet I choose this site because it "is-was" so user friendly; the others I participate in are not. Now this site is the...
    Dec 22, '08
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  24. so.... what do you think?  First impressions?
    why are new posts not showing up in statistics? i am trying to access posts made in the last 48 hours on this thread. is this thread not being "saved"? just reported this issue seen with new...
    Dec 22, '08
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  25. What exactly does being a "friend" get you?
    Seems very juvenile to me. Like a popularity thing on MySpace etc. I do not think it means anything. Just a "networking" feature; but isn't that what we are doing here anyway?
    Dec 22, '08
    Forum: How To Use Site


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