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  1. Schools push APRN immediately-$$
    I am not the least surprised about this. Back when these direct entry APN programs were brand new, a lot of the students accepted expensive and coveted training from area hospitals. They did this...
    6:01 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Do you titrate drips?
    We still do it that way occasionally on transport (ground and air ambulance / mobile critical care unit). Especially if we implement the drips ourselves. There have been times when I have even...
    May 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Schools push APRN immediately-$$
    Here is what I notice about the DE APN students. They don't yet know that the physician isn't always right. They never seem to question anything said or ordered by the physician. Doing so is a...
    May 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Do you titrate drips?
    Yep, totally standard nursing stuff.
    May 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Allowing Corpsman to Become Nurses
    I am wondering if you lack reading comprehension, or are being deliberately obtuse.
    May 13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. RNs with a Bachelor's in another field
    A very bright young nurse I have the pleasure of working with almost makes me feel sorry for the BSN RNs. She is a graduate of a public ADN program that cost around $10K....
    May 8
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. VA Nurse Salary
    Speaking only for the one VA I know about here. A 0.9 FTE (six, 12 hours shifts, 72 hours / 2 weeks) are considered full time employees for all purposed except holiday pay. 1.0 FTE's (80 hours / 2...
    May 7
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Allowing Corpsman to Become Nurses
    Its actually not much at all like other hospital RN positions. I have worked as a staff nurse in 4 states, 2 countries and as a traveler in another 4 states and in none of those jobs did I, or any of...
    May 7
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. RNs with a Bachelor's in another field
    The realiety in nursing: ADN =ADN BSN = BSN ADN + Bachelors in anything else = ADN.
    May 6
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. Advice on creepy doctors?
    Nice if you have such a system available. Not everybody does. Now that I live in America the legal system would be an option.
    May 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Advice on creepy doctors?
    Ah no worries there. At that time there was only a barely functioning and corupt police force. Now that country more resembles a failed state. Probably easier to get away with violence there now than...
    May 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Advice on creepy doctors?
    Fair enough, but I think we will just have to agree to disagree. It wasn't me who advocated that. I usually make an assumtion of much greater strength in a male attacker/female victim...
    May 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Advice on creepy doctors?
    I am among the people invited to question her response when it was posted to a public discussion board. Isn't it self evident that her response was inadequate as evidenced by it escalating? ...
    Apr 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Advice on creepy doctors?
    (dramatic eye roll)
    Apr 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. SHORTAGE OF NURSES
    Very good advice.
    Apr 28
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Advice on creepy doctors?
    The suit was just kidding. I am not blaming her. When I think of the women in my life, my mother, sisters, wife, etc. I can't imagine this situation persisting so long with one of them. Maybe I am...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. SHORTAGE OF NURSES
    It's VA policy. Title 38 emplyees are not eligable for veterans preference.
    Apr 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. SHORTAGE OF NURSES
    Interesting that my hospital has recently hired several nurses from Colarado who tell us they couldn't find work there. Even those who do have work face low pay relitive to the cost of living.
    Apr 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. SHORTAGE OF NURSES
    You may well have a decent shot at working there. However your veterans status won't matter. You are not elligable for veterans preference. If you apply for a CNA or house keeping job you would be...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. SHORTAGE OF NURSES
    Not the case at all. Title 38 employees (includes RNs) are not elligable for veterans hiring preference.
    Apr 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. SHORTAGE OF NURSES
    Its deliberate false propagda. The goal is to create a huge over supply of nurses (goal accomplished). The goal of creating an over supply of nurses is to drasticaly reduce nurse's compensation...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Advice on creepy doctors?
    What I find work is to not allow the guy with his teeth knocked in to know exactly who just did it to him (you can do this while at the same time letting him know why he is choking on his teeth) and...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Advice on creepy doctors?
    I absolutly can not believe you have allowed this to continue for so long! I am kind of jelous. I see $$$ from a sexual harrassment suit. If I were your husband I would catch this guy alone in the...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Get the Bsn or leave nursing?
    How surprising. Aiken finds that more of what she is selling (higher education) results in better patient outcomes.
    Apr 16
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. Do Nurses Earn Big Money? You Decide.
    I didn't say the admission standards were lax. Some are, like a private, for profit program that has been operating in a neighboring state for a few years now. However the 12 month accelerated BSN...
    Apr 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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