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  1. When nursing gets icky but you still love your job...How to deal?
    This is just so lovingly compassionate. Florence Nightengale could not have stated it any better! When your gut tells you to do something, even if it may appear counter nursing culture, do it...
    Dec 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. So disgusted with everything
    What gets me riled is having just one of those nuts complain to management regarding your care and you could find yourself hitting the pavement the next week.
    Nov 15, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. When nursing gets icky but you still love your job...How to deal?
    Is this a halloween thread? Seriously though, I agree the stench of a dying patient is sometimes unbearable. Breathing through one's mouth when in the room helps. Don't care for masks, I prefer...
    Oct 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Salem Hospital is hiring RN's
    I called the hospital to talk to the nurse recruiter yesterday and she said "We only hire BSNs since we are a magnet hospital and all of the Adns on staff are busy working towards their bachelors." ...
    Oct 23, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  5. Is nursing a depressing job?
    There's always a balance of patients who die or get worse and those who are seen by you the nurse making fantastic recoveries. To see a patient who was on the brink of death living life again is most...
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Treat all patients the same
    Sorry. If I have a kindly old lady who greets me with my first name and shares her life stories; Well, I will be more apt to give her better care than the grumpy, loud-mouthed meth addict down the...
    Oct 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Salem Hospital is hiring RN's
    The link above does lead to a job requirement BSN posting. However... I'm sorry to disagree. I have looked at some other postings from this hospital and the descriptions do not specifically state...
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  8. I need you guys, i think nursing is making me mentally ill
    When you return to your shift be an ass when she gives report to you. Interrupt, walk away inappropriately, demand she answer a question you'll know she'll cover in report, turn around to look at...
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Salem Hospital is hiring RN's
    One element that can help is to include various elements of the job requirement described by the employer in your resume. Some computer programs select candidates whose resumes have these job...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  10. Magnet Status, and the inclusion of ancillary  staff in celebration
    If they didn't receive anything, I'd share some of the loot!
    Oct 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Portland Job Market for Experienced Nurses?
    First of all get ACLS under your belt, secondly keep applying to hospitals, thirdly seriously consider a job in California, Bakersfield! Registered Nurse - Telemetry San Joaquin Community...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  12. Salem Hospital is hiring RN's
    Thanks for posting this! A lot of us have given up hope. This might be our last hope!
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  13. what do you put for activity if the patient is paraylzed from waist down?
    I would emphasize extremities she can move. Assisted patient with upper body ROM exercises, prevent muscle wasting and contractions. Patient ADL activity (involves upper extremities to brush...
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Ever since the economic nose dive spiral...
    I suppose the GW/CSA title reflects the ignorance of the general public to understand the role we play. Education is a must in these circumstances. A fine post!:yeah:
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Ever since the economic nose dive spiral...
    Since we had this recession 2008 and onward... Are you having to work more strenuous shifts? Are your patient loads more taxing? Are you hit with austerity measures? ie, sent home early,...
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Bad Experience with Nurses at hospital, rethinking my major now.
    OP, the best thing you can do is to become the better nurse, out nurse the horrible nursing you received! Look at this whole experience as a learning moment not to be emulated.
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Applied to OSH mental health, tips!
    I went in yesterday for an interview for the forensics psychiatric position. According to the email I received it stated that there would be an exam, followed by an interview. Heads up, the exam is...
    Sep 9, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  18. Lame Nurse Practitioner
    The wound has necrotic black tissue and hard for me to see from my perspective, not good flexibility following the accident. If you're having trouble seeing the work at hand, using a magnifier is...
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. Lame Nurse Practitioner
    I was hit by an automobile from behind while riding my bicycle and had a laceration to my left knee. Yesterday I went in to get my sutures removed from my knee. So the nurse practitioner removes...
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. Mobile Phones More Dangerous than Smoking?
    http://doofenshmirtzevilincorporated.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/parents-and-tough-technology-decisions.jpg http://www.emfnews.org/articles/
    Jul 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Job outlook?
    sorry, discount my advice and take this one instead. that absolutely makes no sense that they would treat families that way. shame on them!! i think the route i would have taken to become a...
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Job outlook?
    Why not get your BSN and join the AirForce? You'll have officer status and a secure job! I've heard RNs in the service are in demand. In the real world, "meh!" And besides that you'll get some...
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Ive just about had it.  Rant, and I never rant.
    Sometimes it's hurtful and awful to overhear a patient tell the aide, "I thought you were my nurse, why you do everything for me! Where's my nurse by the way?" "Oh, he's on the computer charting,...
    Jul 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Ive just about had it.  Rant, and I never rant.
    wow, i couldn't have stated this any better! i wonder how the lawyers handle malpractice suits, all that charting, all those spread sheets with duplicate charting, reams of paper. "you charted...
    Jul 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Saw my first dead body in the hospital
    many a time i've had to be strong and unfeeling to do my job and later upon returning home gone into a fetal position in bed and cried myself to sleep. this is more common than you think. i know to...
    Jul 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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