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  1. Largest Nurses Strike in US History - Replacement Nurses Arrive - Your opinion
    I am surpised there is not more discussion about this historic event.! Here from OHIO I am sending my support to all my nursing colleagues in MN who have the backbone to stand up to administration...
    Jun 11, '10
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  2. National Nursing Shortage Reform and Patient Advocacy Act (BOXER)
    Great news!
    May 11, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Potential MN Nurses Strike?
    Hey MN nurses: supporting you in spirit here from Ohio and wish you the BEST. Although the economy is poor we all should stick together and honor the picket line if and when it comes to that in MN...
    May 5, '10
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  4. Hospital now paying a price for understaffing?
    Until STAFF NURSES unite and speak in ONE voice we will continue to have little if any effect on the system. We have 2 choices, do nothing and continue to complain about how "they" are providing...
    Mar 4, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. NCLEX To Increase Passing Standard
    Interesting...considering the "reading level" of the NCLEX is only at the 11th grade level. Doesn't sound to me like the standard is raised, only trying to appear "as if" the standards are being...
    Dec 20, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. "Mandatory Flu Shots Hit Resistance"
    Citizens in this country should be able to CHOOSE if they want any additive put in their body or not, not mandated! This is the United States of America not a dictatorship. Last I knew health care...
    Sep 27, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Hospital patients are happy with nurses' new smart phones
    Yes I know what nurses and doctors do are different and when a nurse is working in a hospital setting on an inpatient floor chances are the patients she is caring for are more acutely ill than the...
    Sep 25, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. ATS??
    Went to the OBN site to read about ATS. According to what's posted the issues have to do with administrative decision making and not the educational program itself. Recongnizing time is...
    Sep 25, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  9. Hospital patients are happy with nurses' new smart phones
    I have not personally worked with this phone system however I have been a family member of a hospitalized patient whose nurse used a similar system and I thought it was rude an inconsiderate for a...
    Sep 25, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. State Senate Introduces Bill To Protect Pennsylvania's Patients And Nurses
    I look forward to a national mandate for nurse-patient ratios. Patients deserve it!
    Apr 7, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Nurse shortage gains attention of White House
    If we let the discussion of healthcare go on without those of us at the bedside particiapting in the discussion, nothing will change! We cannot allow the hosptial CEO's, the nursing home CEO's, the...
    Mar 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Nurse shortage gains attention of White House
    Rep. Lois Capps phone number in Washington :202-225-3601. I just called, voiced my opinion about causes of shortage and how bedside nurses need a voice. I'm calling my Ohio senators and...
    Mar 9, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Nurse shortage gains attention of White House
    I'm reading this post and all the comments and wonder, why don't WE call the White House and our respective city newspapers and tell them WHAT THE REAL PROBLEMS ARE...very poor working conditions and...
    Mar 9, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. California RN union, two others join forces to form new 150K-member association
    Ohio has passed legislation (HB346) as well that "mandates" staff nurses be on a committee regarding staffing. I believe this same piece of legislation is in many states...it happens to be the AHA...
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. California RN union, two others join forces to form new 150K-member association
    Teresag_CNS: I respect your opininion about the ANA however at my level, a staff nurse for over 20 years, I have not seen 1 thing the ANA has done for me or other staff nurses here in Ohio. I worked...
    Feb 20, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. can a recovering addict get into nursing
    In my opinion, unless there is some legal issue involved with your past addiction, I would not reveal your recovering status. The overly optimistic part of me would like to believe that the school...
    Feb 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  17. Health Provisions Slipped into Stimulus Package
    Question: So many of you have posted your "ideas" about not liking this aspect of the stimulus, sooo... how many of you called your senator asking for him/her not to support it and WHY IT'S A BAD...
    Feb 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Nurse suspended for prayer offer
    Just curious...why does a nurse feel the need to ask a pt. if she/he would like the nurse to pray for them?? Why not JUST go ahead and pray and keep silent about it!!!! Unless of course the nurse...
    Feb 2, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. NIT in Cuyahoga Falls for LPN or RN?? or somewhere else??
    I was an LPN before getting my BSN, and looking back on it I am glad I did it that way. Some of the experiences I had working as an LPN in nursing homes I never had as an RN in the hospital setting....
    Jan 19, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  20. hello i am kerri
    Do not know of any specific hospitals that have a shadowing program but bet once you contact someone in the nursing department they would allow you to shadow. You also may try gaining some insight...
    Jan 18, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  21. Is Being Loyal Worth It?
    nerdtonurse I couldn't have said it better! I once suggested to a CEO during a (public meeting) about management and administration taking a decrease in their pay just as the employees of the...
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. One year into nursing and I'm burned out already!
    I empathize with you and hope you learn to find a way to find peace as you make a living. Nursing is difficult no doubt about it! I tend to be outspoken and have become more so since the years have...
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. LPN schools in Cleveland area/NE Ohio?
    I attended Central many, many years ago and found it to be a great school. I have a dear friend that is a clinical instructor at ATS and her opinion about the school is it's pretty good. I bet...
    Jan 5, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  24. Help! Being stalked by a resident!!!
    If you have your number at work, as most units do, it would not be difficult for him to find it. PLEASE keep yourself safe. If you leave at night be sure to walk with someone to your car. If you...
    Nov 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Hospitals Creating Programs for Nurses to Combat 'Compassion Fatigue'
    Interesting...hospitals creating programs for nurses to help them combat compassion fatigue...How about lets get ENOUGH staffing so the nurses can do the kind of job they were educated to do and...
    Oct 4, '08
    Forum: Nursing News


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