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  1. At the end of my rope...
    Dear OP, I am actually glad that you are done with bedside nursing. I am also glad that the medical director strongly felt that s/he needed someone with clinical experience rather than you. As a...
    Jan 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. and everyone's... OK with this?
    Sadly, the new grad salary is the same that I made as a CNA in CT many moons ago. It is a very expensive place to live, but I was saving half of my salary per month.
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Diversity.. at what price?
    All Im saying is that if you work in a highly diversified place where you cant understand your coworkers, it is best to find another job. Yeah, the defensive replies brought a nice smirk to my face.
    Aug 29, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Diversity.. at what price?
    A small amount of sincere understanding and willingness to learn and appreciate another culture can go a long way. If the OP is of the mindset that diversity is an option, which in many locations it...
    Aug 29, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Diversity.. at what price?
    Ithink that it is best for you to seek employment where you dont have to worry about dealing with accents . Your patients deserve a nurse who is open minded, and non judgemental.
    Aug 29, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Your one stop for all the most popular pressing questions on allnurses!
    There seems to be an overwhelming dislike for being pretty and skinny. So the rumors are true: old fat ugly nurses like to eat the pretty skinny ones.
    Aug 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Transferring to another unit
    This unit is where i want to work is basically an independent role. I will be by myself. Ill give anything for peace and quiet.
    Jun 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Transferring to another unit
    I need to transfer to another unit. I am one of those who cant stand gossiping, and the constant yakking is driving me crazy! How do I request a transfer sucessfully without letting my NM know that I...
    Jun 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. How come a foreign nurse can find a job but American nurses can't?
    I sincerely understand that is very hard for you to see. 1. Because they have an accent they are not considered American. 2. Because they are black with an accent they are assumed to be from...
    Jun 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How come a foreign nurse can find a job but American nurses can't?
    I also find it very interesting that the argument that foreign nurses are here to "take our jobs" is used so often. Are you really telling me that you are so insecure in your skills that you are...
    Jun 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. How come a foreign nurse can find a job but American nurses can't?
    I know that you meant well, but I would like you to consider a couple points. Our minds are very powerful tools that can amazingly twist even benign situations. Hence the reason that people with...
    Jun 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. My Microbiology Teacher told me I can't become a Nurse
    You have said enough for me to know that this "person" is biased against you. She is not a nurse, many doctors out there dont have the guts and strenght to walk a mile in a nurse's shoes. Tell her...
    Mar 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. It's official I give up  can't find a job anywhere
    Did you know that it was the BSN that was going to open doors for you?
    Mar 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Many New Grads......
    The beauty of the nursing profession is that there are soooooooooooooo many opportunities to reinvent yourself. Please dont try to sell the BS that even though you dont like your job, and hate...
    Mar 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Why do so many nurses from the Philippines come to Canada/USA?
    It must be very hard for the OP to understand the desire to travel and see the world. I am guessing that the OP has never been out the 50 mile radius of her small town. Why dont you try to leave the...
    Mar 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines
  16. Smelling Cancer?
    I can smell cancer. I have worked for years in oncology, and have acquired it. It is ok guys to give credit where it is due.
    Mar 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The LPN trap
    Hi All, Has anyone ever transitioned from a LPN working in long term care to the hospital setting? I was speaking with an RN who had worked as a LPN in home care while in RN school. She has never...
    Feb 28, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Ever had a nursing instructor hate you?
    I feel that you reminded the instructor of a past student, and took all of the frustration and anger that she had with that past student on you. YOu didnt stand a chance in hell. Action plan: 1....
    Feb 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. students who don't seem to study and do so well
    Allow me to let you see how you look to the other girl who gets by easily. There is this girl in my class that is so unfriendly to me. I have no clue why she gets upset whenever she finds out...
    Feb 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Boss Keeps Asking Me to Lunch
    I know that you are a guy, so you may have a hard time understanding some kinds of female petty behavior. Allow me to break it down for you. 1. The facility lead nurse may (MAY) be jealous of the...
    Feb 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Maternal / Neonatal Clinical
    Hello All, I am sitting her with four textbooks in front of me and I am still lost. I have my first neonatal clinical coming up. I have no idea what to expect, how to prepare and what to do. Is...
    Jan 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Qoute "If you quit, I will report you to the state B.O.N.!!!!!!"
    Here is your plan of action. 1. Get a attorney. 2. File a harrassment and workplace violence suit. 3. REAP $. That DON thinks that you dont have the guts to defend yourself, so she will do...
    Dec 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Taxing only Nurses to pay for future nurses
    It is actually commendable, that this gov'nor has decided to do something about the real reaon why there is a shortage -- limited instructors. The OP's comment made me think of old nurses who have a...
    Dec 15, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Is the universe trying to tell me something????
    I literally just had a discussion with my husband 1/2 an hour ago about going into nursing. He hates seeing me come home exhausted, tired and dealing with backstabbing ******* all day. Dont do it...
    Dec 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What is your biggest nursing pet peeve??
    I notice that these old nurses are really the ones doing most of the back stabbing too.
    Dec 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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