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  1. Man robs bank to get medical care in jail
    I grew up on the a Prison in Sugarland, Tx, father Warden. I was one of the first wemon Nurses allowed to work in the Prison. You would be amazed to know that they get free...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. No jobs or nursing shortage-- Nursing isn't in demand!
    DITTO!!!
    Feb 9, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. No jobs or nursing shortage-- Nursing isn't in demand!
    I have been LVN for 37 years and you have already seen the writing on the wall. I went for my RN and in my clinicals ( at St. Davids in Austin,Tx), looked around at the RN's and asked them if they...
    Feb 9, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  4. The thought of leaving the nursing field brings me an overwhelming sense of peace....
    You hit the nail right on the head!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SOOOOOOOOOOO true!!!:yeah:
    Dec 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. The thought of leaving the nursing field brings me an overwhelming sense of peace....
    My husband is an OT and really finds it satisfying. The hours are good and a lot of one on one with the patients. It is very nice to see your patient able to do something that they could not before....
    Dec 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. The thought of leaving the nursing field brings me an overwhelming sense of peace....
    From a "old" nurse of 37 years, glad to see you see things the way they really are. When I was in my clinical, I really, really looked around and asked fellow nurse if they liked their jobs? The...
    Dec 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How does BON handle + marijuana screens from nurses in states that have legalized it?
    Neither, the issue is the disorder of insomnia and what the Physician has ordered for it. A patient is trying to relieve their symptoms and get some sleep, NOT to care for patients.
    Nov 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. How does BON handle + marijuana screens from nurses in states that have legalized it?
    If you're so concerned about your lack of sleep ( due to being a nurse for 20 years) vs the insomnia of your patient, well, suggest you quit nursing!!!!!!!!!!! They did not choose their disorder....
    Nov 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Is anatomy one of the toughest courses for nursing?
    A&P is VERY difficult. Make it fun. I deer hunt and took a head (cut length way) and it's heart, liver, kidneys, lungs, and others. None of the other students had seen "real" organs. There was one...
    Sep 29, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Need Help Coming up with an Excuse!!
    I would ask if it would be acceptable to come in early or stay late, as need some additional time at lunch. It is the truth.
    Sep 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. What are all of the duties of LPNs at LTC Facilities?
    I have worked in LTC for around 36 years and there are different areas that nurses work in, such as custodial, skilled. locked down units,etc. Different areas have different responsibilities. In...
    Mar 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Older Nursing students
    Guess that I AM old, as we went to classes which gave us support for each other. If they are not teachers, just coaches that is TRUELY sad.Teacher are such special people and we have needed them...
    Jan 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Older Nursing students
    You might want to read my A&P suggestion about deer in another quote. Dee
    Jan 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Older Nursing students
    I was 40 something when I went back and made A's in A&P 1and 2. I used a buddy,flash cards, and real stuff. My husband hunted so I had him take a deer head cut it lenght way. I took it, the...
    Jan 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Older Nursing students
    I was the oldest in my class, I was 44. The other students came to me for support and that was great for me. In clinicals I was dx with bone ca and told to " clean house" so I quit and did. I had...
    Jan 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Nursing Aide sexually abuses and preys on stroke victims at nursing home
    I totally agree with you and as an old nurse URGE everyone to do just as you suggested. I have worked in LTC for over 36 years and doing that is the ONLY SURE way to protect your loved one. As sad as...
    Aug 29, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Nursing Aide sexually abuses and preys on stroke victims at nursing home
    It was not printed but basically said that they will get what is " deserved " when they get arrested. From an ex-prison nurse.
    Aug 29, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Nursing Aide sexually abuses and preys on stroke victims at nursing home
    We live in a wicked world and it has been since the biginning of time.
    Aug 28, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Nursing Aide sexually abuses and preys on stroke victims at nursing home
    eltrip please read my entry, I think you will like it.
    Aug 28, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Nursing Aide sexually abuses and preys on stroke victims at nursing home
    Information on what will happen to this pervert. I have not read what happened but can tell you from experience, years, WHAT will happen when they go to Prison, well in Texas, at least. Being a...
    Aug 28, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Enough is Enough
    You must have only one patient, so after all that when do you have time to do patient care, charting, meds, reports, labs, etc???????????????????? You must be a VERY capable nurse. After 36 years...
    Aug 24, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Burnout
    Ya'll are soooooooooooo right, as usual.!
    Aug 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Burnout
    again Randeen you are soooooooooooo right
    Aug 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. To aspirate or not to aspirate?!
    I say yes, always chance of that vein, no matter how small. That's what I was taught since 1973.
    Aug 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. My Child Has Wings...My path to Nursing School
    I became pregnant when I just started Nursing school too, ( hummmm??,sure not alone here), at 7 months loss the baby. I then delivered a daughter and a son,(3 seperate pregnancies ) They were...
    Aug 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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