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  1. Change is in the Air - Avatars; Polls
    Very nice. Thanks Brian, staff and mods!
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  2. thomas edison state college RN-BSN?
    Yeah that's strange but in 2009 I was told there is a building or a few buildings but that the classes are all online. When I call the nursing program later in the week I'll ask again. Still I'm...
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  3. thomas edison state college RN-BSN?
    Hi mjishernameo. Congrats on qualifying for the TE BA degree! That's exciting. :) My story was similiar to yours. After my ADN and numerous college courses over numerous years... To get a BA in...
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  4. Immigrant Nurses
    I agree but then that can be said about all countries that took over an aboriginal people. Most countries were taken over from the original inhabitants. Also I haven't seen the posts OP is...
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nursing Conspiracies - Do I Need a Tinfoil Nurse's Cap?
    Agree. All those factors do exist in reality. (Imo) Some students on NA seem to think drowning out the voices of nurses who have experienced these things will somehow make the realities go away. I...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Calcium Carbonate for GERD
    Calcium precipitates acid so yes there is a rebound effect of acid from Tums. http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=18156 The Truth About Antacids
    Dec 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. study find NO progress in Safety at hospitals
    This really can't be mandated if the RN's are not on board. The reason some RN's don't self-report errors is because the system is very punitive and quite often ONLY blames the RN. The nurse is...
    Nov 27, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Read the thread before you post!!!!!
    ha..some here must have taken similar psych classes or read some of the books we were assigned. from the laws of power by greene: law 4. always say less than necessary, when you are trying to...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Read the thread before you post!!!!!
    :up: hehehe that's exactly why i've been a member since 2001 and only have 100 posts.
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What is your opinon of the nursing shortage?
    I can only speak for what's happening in my area. What GoLytely said about downsizing sadly holds true here. We have 3 nursing schools in my college town (and 4 other programs within a 100 mile...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Palm Pilot/PDA program for Nursing Procedures
    Personally I think it may not be worth spending $ on a PDA procedure guide. An inexpensive book or keeping the handouts for procedures you got in school handy in your locker at work might do. When...
    Feb 24, '09
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  12. News Flash! Nurses Get The Boot!
    Agree, as far as layoffs, seemingly capricous firings and nurses getting the boot - it probably depends on where you live. In my area there are 3 schools with RN programs and 2 large local...
    Feb 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Reamed for ordering an ethics consult
    Quote "I also explained that DNR/DNI does not mean we wouldn't treat her any differently, and we would still give her all the meds, abx, wound cares, etc, " Too bad the chief res and attending...
    Feb 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Safe Harbor/Unsafe Staffing Levels?
    And that's EXACTLY why NM/HS wouldn't pick up any pts. I've been in similar day shift staffing situations way too many times in various hospitals around the country. (9 ortho/med/surg pts)...I've...
    Sep 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Education required?
    Just click on some one's name and a drop down menu appears that will lead to the private message function. The pm function differs from email. Pm is helpful to send a message to someone that...
    Sep 14, '08
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  16. Education required?
    Hi Starfish08! Welcome to allnurses. And congrats on earning your BS and on starting an RN program!!! The BS and your LPN/RN background will mean a lot of job security. :-) It seems like you...
    Sep 14, '08
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. Online nursing education
    Hi and welcome to allnurses. You've asked a good question. Wish I could help but I have no experience with online course work. Do you know what online degree options are available for nurse...
    Sep 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Continuity of the Pen Addict Thread
    lol! I musta missed that one and I totally have this problem. Funny stuff. Congrats on scoring the pens. ;-)
    Sep 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. $8000 to lock down my 2yrs of life?!
    My finances were tight when I was accepted into an ADN program in '94. I signed a contract with a local hospital like mom2michael mentioned. They gave me a total of $2,000.00 spread over 2 yrs. ...
    Sep 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. The Patient I Failed
    So beautifully written...Using quotes from the Living Will as if the dying patient is speaking directly to family and nurse. And she was. Thank you for sharing this.
    Sep 1, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Brain Dysfunction may Explain Fibromyalgia Symptoms
    Wow. Thanks for sharing this interesting link.
    Aug 31, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Hurricane coming: evacuate or stay and work?
    In the 9 times that I've been mandated to sleep at various hospital and medical facilities due to snow, hurricanes, floods etc, I've never heard of anyone being paid for more than the shifts they...
    Aug 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Unfriendly Nurses.....
    Sorry that you're encountering this Dianne. :redpinkhe:redbeathe:heartbeat Wish I had some good answers about why this occurs. (All I can think is maybe the regular staff is burning out from all...
    Aug 29, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Been nursing for half a century!
    That's wonderful and inspiring! :bow: And I love your photo, Nurse.
    Aug 29, '08
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  25. Anyone torn between Nursing and Clinical Social Work?
    interesting to see the other side of this. thanks for chiming in mba2brn. i've pretty much burned out on the profound stress of acute care rn jobs. 12 hr shifts can easily run way over. not no...
    Aug 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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