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  1. A Plea to Nurses Everywhere
    To the OP, what have you chosen to do regarding the behaviors you have witnessed. Who have you reported the violence to? Have you documented what you've seen? Have you spoken with your Human...
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. wouldn't a 6-2 nurse have to be experienced and know what the heck they're doing
    Yes, I think I agree with Grandmawrinkle on this one to some extent. It just seems that this is one of those people you need to watch and document. He/she should certainly know what to do with a...
    Aug 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Poor nurses
    hmmmmm, it's so hard to read this thread without 1) agreeing that we're not paid properly for what we do, and 2) cursing loudly enough to wake up my children and the neighbors (sigh).
    Jul 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. If you can say one thing to your boss, what would it be?
    This one I did actually say, "I'm sorry, Who are you?! Visiting hours are over." "Oh, you're the replacement???!!!!! Well, it's nice to meet you." The other things I would honestly like...
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. If you can say one thing to your boss, what would it be?
    One of the other members said the statement in another post. I'll try to recite it, but don't know if I can. It's from the Princess Bride????? or something. "Yes, I know you are intelligent,...
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. White Supremacist patients
    @vashtee: Just ask to be reassigned on days that you can't take the ignorance. You're human. We all are. This isn't about a witty comeback or anything else. There's nothing wrong with your...
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Coworker reported me for something I hadn't done = Final warning
    There are tons of companies needing dialysis nurses. Find one and move on. Take the lessons you've learned with you and go. This nurse is a bully and isn't to be trusted. I work with one of those...
    Jun 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Why are some nurses so rude to students?
    Yes, usually the students are ready for medications and assessments. There are some cranky, jacked up everything out there. Would you not agree? :crying2: I really hate that some of the...
    Jun 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. switching from nights to days - experiences?
    Do what you need to do. This is about your life and your health. And to be quite frank, it doesn't matter what your compadres think or do. If they give you harder assignments then so be it. Learn...
    Jun 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Why are some nurses so rude to students?
    Yes, I do understand what you are saying regarding adls etc. However, be aware that shifts in thinking must begin to take place within the brain once a student begins passing medications. My...
    Jun 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Why are some nurses so rude to students?
    Oiye, yes I see. Katy, I didn't communicate that thought clearly. I will try again. I am trying to word this correctly, so please continue to ask for clarification if you do not understand...
    Jun 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Why are some nurses so rude to students?
    Oh goodness, there is not such thing as only a psw. Without you my day is pure hell. I appreciate all that you do. Thank you for everything though you may not work with me, you may work with my...
    Jun 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Why are some nurses so rude to students?
    wow, gee fuzzywuzzy, you were less fuzzywuzzy than I was gentle. :lol2: Perhaps, you are a bit more left brained with somethings and simply get down to the heart of the situation :confused: (kinda...
    Jun 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Why are some nurses so rude to students?
    Your statement is correct. However, you and I have 2 different priorities. Mine is to make sure the students understand the "whys" not just the "how tos". They will constantly be reminded of...
    Jun 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Why are some nurses so rude to students?
    @ OP: I see this quite differently. I too work DOU. You aren't there to feed the patient, help the patient get to the bathroom or help the CNA!!! That statement isn't okay for me. You are...
    Jun 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Why are some nurses so rude to students?
    I will try to word this a carefully as possible so . . . . first off, you have not "taken my load". I find that statement irritating and frustrating. you are there to learn and I am there to...
    Jun 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How to handle inappropriate comments
    I try to come up with nice mentally/emotionally workable careplans that keep all staff members smiling :idea:. Although, if my managers knew, :eek: :mad:. Oh well, this is an unwritten care plan for...
    Jun 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Depressed: I just don't know what to do anymore
    I think you were very brave and mature in how you handled the situation. I don't know if I would have done as well or not. It's very difficult. I too believe that you are making the correct...
    Jun 19, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  19. Vasovagal syncope with seizure like activity
    I live this. Not so much anymore but, had them alot. i internalize stress as much as possible - personal choice in some cases. the end result was vasovagal. my zoloft has helped me by decreasing...
    Jun 14, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Double Majoring in Biology/Nursing?
    It does appear I should clarify. No I wouldn't do both at the same time. However, I would use the electives to fill in some of the bio classes. You have plenty of time and there isn't a rush to...
    Dec 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. I think I regret choosing nursing
    Hi there I do agree with the poster who said you were burning out. You started out in ER, which is stressful, then chose to travel, then went to a NICU. This is the time to ask yourself...
    Dec 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Double Majoring in Biology/Nursing?
    go for it. i am considering going back to pick up a second degree. trying to decide between biology or Sign Language interpretation. Just remember that the biology will improve your nursing...
    Dec 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Riverside community college nursing program spring 2010 acceptance/denial
    please call the school to verify, this morning. best wishes.
    Dec 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Why
    Why
    Thanks Leslie. :redbeathe
    Dec 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How to Show Others You Are Happy While Working...
    :trout: Please notice above example. Step 1. Obtain nasty dead fish. Step 2. Beat the living H*** out of stupid nurse manager for being dumb enough to bring up such a stupid statement. ...
    Nov 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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