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  1. "Please pray for me to pass"...?
    I don't think I would be able to judge the quality of someone else's relationship with God. Not sure anyone really can. I generally assume they are sincere.
    Nov 14, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  2. "Please pray for me to pass"...?
    Clearly there are different opinions about the validity and the reasonableness of petitionary prayer. This is an interesting matter for discussion. I am, however, reluctant to criticize anyone...
    Nov 14, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  3. "Please pray for me to pass"...?
    It seems to me that if you consider a posted request unrealistic or inappropriate in relation to your own beliefs, then all you have to do is ignore it. And if a prayer request speaks to you, why...
    Nov 14, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  4. What can you do with a nursing degree besides nursing?
    I'd say, give the NCLEX another try, perhaps with a different study approach. Once you get into nursing, you will find that there are different things you can do, and many do not involve traditional...
    Oct 10, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Why does this man's personality change instantly
    I agree that the online poster's approach is inappropriate. However, where is the professional nursing leadership? What plan has been developed for dealing with this patient's behavior? Surely the...
    Sep 23, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Alterations in thought
    I looked in Psychiatric Nursing:Assessment, Care Plans and Medications, by Townsend. Apparently some opf the nursing Diagnoses we used to use in Psychiatric Nursing have been "retired". I suppose...
    Sep 23, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  7. Am I screwed?
    Going back to school once you are employed has challenges of its own. I agree with the above posts, but suggest you really think about why you want to be a CRNA. Is it possible some other aspect of...
    Aug 29, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  8. Was it always this way?
    1975, new grad, not yet licensed: just me and one aide on nights: 16 pediatric neuro pts. Maybe not as much technology to mess with, but the kids were pretty sick.
    Aug 29, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Require statistics for BSN?
    Thanks! (The problem is that our state limits the number of credits for a BS, and we are about 7 credits over at this time.) We'll probably stick with the straight Stats course.
    Apr 28, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  10. Require statistics for BSN?
    I'm working on a curriculum for BSN students. One of the prerequisites to the nursing program is statistics. My question is, "Is undergraduate statistics essential as a prerequisite for nursing Grad...
    Apr 28, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. How to Dress for Psychiatric Nursing
    I worked PRN in a state psych hospital several years ago. Usually I wore plain slacks with a plain top and a short white lab coat with big pockets--I needed the pockets. I felt like the lab coat...
    Feb 3, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. Nursing student about to graduate who dislikes nursing--advice?
    Why not call up some of the psych hospitals and ask to speak with the nurse recruiters about the possibility of starting with one of them? I'd include your state hospitals here. I'm not convinced...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What is the correct title?
    I have no trouble being called Mrs. XXXXX, both in the academic setting and the clinical setting. I'm okay with my first name, but I've reached an age where students tend to call me Ms. XXXX or...
    Mar 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. I need advice on if I can change my record.
    I suggest you talk to your advisor about an appeal to retake the semester. Your school probably has a student handbook with policies listed regarding your options.
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Is being friends with a patient a HIPAA violation
    In a rural area, it is inevitable that one will encounter friends and family members when giving care. The establishment of boundaries, however necessary, must be done very carefully to avoid...
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  16. I want to become a holistic nurse
    Most nursing programs claim to approach the patient holistically; some are more holistically focused than others. Personally, I'd start out in nursing.
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  17. "Why does a nurse have to go to college?"
    I'm not really sure how to respond to some these posts. I will not argue about my friends' lifestyle,but I will note that the kids are well cared for, well educated, play sports, and are active in...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. "Why does a nurse have to go to college?"
    My friendship with this family goes way back, and I am very fond of the kids, who are just delightful. I don't want to go into details of their choices or their lifestyle. I do appreciate the...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. "Why does a nurse have to go to college?"
    I appreciate all the great responses. Yes, you are correct that my friend is rather closed in his perspective, but I sure would like to see that kid get a chance at a nursing education! I may present...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. "Why does a nurse have to go to college?"
    "Why can't she just work with another nurse and learn what she needs to know?" This is the question posed to me by a friend whose children are homeschooled and live somewhat "off the grid". (The...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. They want me to teach developmental math!!!
    Thanks for the encouraging words!! It is possible that the (higher)powers that be will not let me teach math--I hope it turns out that way. The position usually requires a masters degree in math or...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  22. They want me to teach developmental math!!!
    The nursing program I teach in is undergoing monumental change, and I only have 3 credits of nursing to teach this semester. I also have administrative responsibilities. The dept chair has asked me...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  23. Need help selecting education consultant to start new program
    Our institution is considering initiating a new BSN program, and I've been asked to submit names of possible consultants. Is there a registry or centralized list for this? Or is it just a matter of...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  24. PLEASE HELP,Need to renew license by end of month
    I use Net CE: NetCE - 30 Contact Hours for only $39 You do have to read the material, but I find it generally well written and interesting, as well as reasonably priced. you can print out...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Sigma Theta Tau: worth the money?
    You might check out the costs you were quoted? does that include the pin? I did without one for many years. I do believe that membership confers a certain prestige, especially in the academic...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN

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