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  1. Nurses and FB "news"
    I saw that article and thought it was real. But when I tried to find corroboration from AP and Reuters, I couldn't find anything. That's when I suspected it was a hoax. If you aren't sure, you can...
    Oct 23
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. Knitting during class: ok or not?
    I like to bring crocheting to social events and doctor's offices. It makes me happy. The PTA moms at my daughter's school make fun of me and call me an 'old lady'. It shouldn't make a difference, but...
    Oct 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Is it fair for the media to blame the RN in Texas for contracting Ebola?
    @imintrouble I think Duncan was at fault for lying about Ebola exposure, but the CDC keeps insisting that if you are not showing symptoms, you are not contagious. As for Duncan, it's human nature...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. Is it fair for the media to blame the RN in Texas for contracting Ebola?
    Based on statements from nurses it did not identify, the union described how Duncan was left in an open area of the emergency room for hours. It said staff treated Duncan for days without the correct...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. I've been a nurse since.....(fill in the blank)
    I remember using different colored pens for charting. I think it was Blue for day, Green for evening, and Red for night.
    Aug 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Taking isoniazid while in nursing school.
    I took INH in nursing school. (My PPD converted to + in my second year of clinicals). I had some complication and they switched me to Rifampin. I was fatigued and my grades dropped from an A to a B.
    Aug 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Caring for Obese Patients
    For my daughters (and myself), I posted a picture on the bathroom scale that says, "you are more important than this number".
    Jun 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. "nurse" has been charged with scalding two year old
    Hillside nurse charged with scalding 2-year-old Jersey City girl
    Jun 12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. Grand canyon University
    The capstone is an 8 week project. It's about a 5,000 word paper (not including appendices etc.) that includes a short presentation outlining the project. I like the way they set up this class. Each...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  10. Don't want a full time job, but wait..,
    I did something similar. I quit a $93K a year contract job (55 hours a week). Now I have a permanent 20 hour a week job with less stress that still gives me health insurance and take the occasional...
    Jun 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. "No One Respects My Religious Beliefs"
    It sounds like a management issue. The nurse is abandoning the patients and management is afraid to do anything because she might report it to the EEOC. This is about patient safety. Either...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Grand canyon University
    I'm not sure why there is such a cost difference. I have run into a bump in the road for my last class. Right now I am finishing up my capstone research project. The only class I have left is the...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  13. How to tell manager you are seeking internal transfer
    I would tell your nurse manager that you put in for a transfer because you would like the opportunity to grow professionally and thank him/her for the opportunity to work on his unit. A thank you for...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. May 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Nurse Susie denied talking to herself; she had a the best listener! :yes:
    May 17
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  15. Grand canyon University
    beppieRN, When I took the RN - BSN at GCU they took my AS credits and signed me up for the classes listed on the website. Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) | Grand...
    May 17
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  16. What To Look For In An Online Nursing Degree Program
    I am currently working on my MSN at Grand Canyon University (where I also earned my BSN). GCU is accredited and has an agreement with my hospital for a 10% reduction in tuition. Check out GCU!
    Apr 4
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  17. Chamberlain, Capella, Kaplan, or who???
    I earned my BSN through Grand Canyon University. They have an awesome library, great professors, and you can work on your own schedule.
    Oct 24, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  18. Doing favors or giving gifts for patients: Unacceptable?
    I agree with you Lennonninja, but I was thinking about one elderly patient who did not have denture cream (so he couldn't put his teeth in and couldn't chew food). He had no family, so I went down to...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Leadership theory?
    How about servant leadership?
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  20. Another burnt out nurse - questioning everything. . .
    Hang in there. I'm also in an MSN program and writing endless papers. I wonder if you could switch to a Baylor program (where you work 2 12 hour shifts, usually on a weekend and get paid for F/T...
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Alternative to Affirmative Action in College Acceptance
    What got me thinking about this topicwas an article I heard on NPR news. Here is the link: http://www.npr.org/player/v2/mediaPlayer.htmlaction=1&t=1&islist=false&id=136173961&m=136173962 I...
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Alternative to Affirmative Action in College Acceptance
    Rather than admitting a person to college on non-academic basis, a better alternative is to provide access to a college transition program such as the Elena Buchanan Transition Program at Rutgers....
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. What companies policies do you have for work comp?
    I would make it policy that ALL incidents and injuries get reported. This way you can identify near-misses and prevent identical injuries from reoccurring. Check out Duke's website, I think this...
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  24. 2nd interview
    Don’t stress. I would answer the question about malingering worker’s in this way – I would use my team to find the best solution. I would work with the w/c insurance carrier, the occ. health doctor,...
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  25. oxygen sTaturations
    oh man I forgot how to spell ammonia!:facepalm:
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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