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  1. i cursed somebody at work, somebody overheard and filed a complaint. what can i do?
    This whole thread can be used as evidence that our education system is a failure. When someone has to utilize profanity to communicate, it is often the result of a rather low vocabulary. It is kind...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. scab nursing
    The rule that someone should be forced to pay union dues when they do not want to is wrong under an circumstances. Especially since the money may be used to support causes or policies may not agree...
    Nov 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. scab nursing
    I have to pick myself off the floor from laughing when union nurses say they don't unionize for $$$$$$$....All for humanity.....oh, and free this, and free that.......Reality check...Nothing is free....
    Nov 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Apparently 12 year olds can make their own medical decisions
    1) They are not yound ladies, they are children. 2) All nurse don't have to believe the same about every issue. 3) You lose all credibility when you imply that parents are "pro cancer" by...
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Financial Help for Military Spouses MyCAA
    Yes they did down size if you will, by limiting it to more junior ranks among enlisted and officers. I found out about it shortly after it changed and did not qualify. However, it looks like a real...
    Oct 6, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Financial Help for Military Spouses MyCAA
    Thanks for the reminder about the link.....Here is a link with some more information on the MyCAA program. ...
    Oct 6, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Financial Help for Military Spouses MyCAA
    I came across this program availible for the spouses of military families to pursue certain education goals that will adapt to the mobility of the military family. If you know a military family get...
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Administering pain meds to a sleeping pt
    You nailed it! Assess don't assume.........PRN Meds are there for a tool to use to help the patient, not to play keep away.
    Aug 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Is anybody else tired of the nurse practitioner craze?
    I have had some of the best care in regards to diagnosing and planning of care by NP's for myself, wife, and children. From my NNP in the NICU to the FNP at the urgent care who did an excellent job...
    Aug 30, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Help I took a percoset and Im a new Hire!
    No kidding! I can just see them looking down their noses at the OP while wagging their finger as they type...:) Some may even be sipping a little booze (because its legal right) at the same time...
    Aug 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. My Student is draining me.....
    It looks like you have a great opportunity to teach him a lot over the next 5 weeks. Teaching him how to assess pain without being tempted to make assumptions of what he thinks the pain "really" is...
    Jul 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Noncompliant parents. Do I have any rights to protect my license?
    Morte, The idea that management or administration is willing to allow children to be abused to prevent "bad press" is another talking point thrown out when issues are not handled exactly how the...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Noncompliant parents. Do I have any rights to protect my license?
    You make a good point in that nurses are mandatory reporters of abuse by law. Obviously, anyone with authority within the hospital has found that there is no "abuse" going on or that the parents are...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Noncompliant parents. Do I have any rights to protect my license?
    Regardless of how many parents or family one meets it is in the best interest of the patient, family, staff, and facility to treat each and every encounter with a high level of professionalism. Of...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Noncompliant parents. Do I have any rights to protect my license?
    Well said.......spoken with some real wisdom and concern for all those involved, not just taking the easy way out. Thanks.
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Noncompliant parents. Do I have any rights to protect my license?
    When in doubt call the parents selfish child abusers who risk the lives of their children for a cozy pillow...oh, and unless your a peds nurse then you can't have an opinion.........Really? I am...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Noncompliant parents. Do I have any rights to protect my license?
    The only thing that is obvious is that all the "true" facts are not known. To make an absolute statement that miscommunication is obviously not a factor is going out on a limb to say the least. ...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Noncompliant parents. Do I have any rights to protect my license?
    Wow.....call CPS, refuse to care, parents may want their child to die for money gained from a lawsuit?! Good Grief! What happened to the child in the case that the parents refused the nurses...
    Jul 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Nurses Rally for Health Care Funding
    With all that the nation faces as a threat on many fronts, what does the largest nurses union bring to the table to fix the healthcare concerns? "Tax Wall Street"! Wow....that's deep....:/ The...
    Jun 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. experienced nurse with anxiety on the job
    Sounds like you are one of those people who strive to excel in all that you do which is good, however; that can lay a large of amount of self imposed stress on you. Nursing is a second career for me...
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Do you ever feel like a licensed drug pusher?
    Maybe the OP can put this slogan on a srub top in bright colors so the patients can have a read before their pain assessment. On the back can say "Dont cross the Line!" Ha!
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Do you ever feel like a licensed drug pusher?
    This made me chuckle......thanks.
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Suggestions for RN-BSN online
    Hello OP, It doesn't seem that you really are particular about what school you attend. I am not sure if your postition requires a degree program with CCNE or NLNAC accreditation as do some...
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Active military transitioning to Nursing?
    Staring at a Radar screen and making an assessment of what you are observing leading you to take some type of action or to pass on that information to someone with a different skill set to make a...
    Apr 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Active military transitioning to Nursing?
    I found my transition from USMC Infantry to Registered Nursing a rather easy one. Many military schools we attend have very strict standards with minimal room for failure, which will help you in...
    Apr 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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