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  1. Highest possible pay for ADN/RN
    As someone who has a close friend in IT who also wanted to leave and come over to the medical side - make sure you don't underestimate the amount of work and lack of perks in this field. I told my...
    Sep 11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. Press Release - allnurses Survey Says Nurses are Bullish on the Industry Outlook
    This feels like lies. :| Or a conspiiiiracy. :sniff:
    Sep 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. National Suicide Prevention Day
    One of my best friends committed suicide after a long battle with depression a few years ago. He was a gentle soul, kind to everyone and always had a joke to make people smile. Hopefully one day, we...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Would you want your child to become a Nurse???
    Nope. I firmly believe that my children should be able to make a decent living without breaking their bodies and minds trying to fix the unfixable. One or the other is bad enough. :D You don't need...
    Sep 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Drug Testing for Newly Graduated RN
    Oh, I agree with not breaking the law, and if you do disagree with a law that harms no one else, for reasons related to logic and evidence: covering it up/hiding it effectively and intelligently. Not...
    Sep 3
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Drug Testing for Newly Graduated RN
    Oh, I see. "It's bad because it's illegal, and you're a bad person for doing illegal things." And then "It's illegal because it's probably bad." That's circular logic. Research does not support the...
    Aug 27
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Patients need a nurse, not a computer
    Will the robot wipe up poop and hold their hands?
    Aug 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Think Twice Before Becoming a "NURSE"
    Well, that was intense and lashing. I'm trembling a little.
    Aug 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. Of Nursing, Nudity and Public Perception
    "How can nurses be sexual, those dirty hypocrites. They're supposed to be pure and angelic and asexual all the time!"
    Aug 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Is This Bullying?
    I'd have hired a lawyer yesterday. The nerve.
    Aug 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Don't You Just Love It?
    All I can say is "welcome to the internet". This is exactly how it goes in every other forum I frequent, it's not a nursing thing. If you focus on it too much, it just irritates you more....
    Aug 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Calling patients and/or co-workers "honey" or "hon"
    I don't mind if someone a lot older than me does it, but a younger twit would get some learnin' if they referred to me as such.
    Mar 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Nursing sucks
    Yeah everyone should stop complaining about horrible conditions and unrealistic expectations so things never get better and people keep burning out after a few years unless they have that magical,...
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. MSN (not CNL) as a bedside nurse- thoughts?
    Was just about to made a thread about how a large hospital system in my area recently changed their requirements from "ADN required, BSN Preferred" to "BSN required, MSN preferred". Are they serious...
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. What type of nursing do you want to specialize in?
    The kind where I get to wear business casual and make up rules for other people that I don't have to follow myself. Just kidding. Management is my kryptonite. I would rather stab myself in the...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. The simplest explanation of Obamacare
    Thanks for the video, very easy to understand and makes things a lot simpler. Love it.
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Taking away chairs from nursing station
    Sounds good when you look at just yourself, but when you consider the fact that there are older nurses or nurses with joint issues or whatever else, who may need a chair to sit on once every few...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Taking away chairs from nursing station
    This is a stupid idea made up and supported by stupid people. Not letting professionals who work for 12 hours sit down to document on a computer. Yeah, sounds so rational.
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. special treatment for patients/residents with demanding families
    Yes, this happens often. No, it is not right. It probably won't change because money and complaints rule healthcare.
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Need Advice... Nurse stealing non-narcotic medication
    Oh please. I will refrain from engaging in debate, but I honestly do not care if someone takes a tylenol because they have a splitting headache. :sarcastic: Or a zofran if they're about to vomit....
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Are you kidding?  benedryl???
    I was pretty skeptical but Melatonin puts me right to sleep and I doubt if anyone cares enough to test you for it.
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  22. Smokers need not apply?
    I really dislike smoking, however I cannot help but see the hypocrisy of not hiring smokers but hiring those who abuse alcohol, food, or various other substances equally as likely to have bad health...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. Did I do the right thing?
    It can't do her much harm and could possibly benefit her so... no you're fine.
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Diagnoses you've seen?
    PITA Oh, wait.... :whistling:
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  25. Are nurses allowed to have facial piercings?
    I really dislike the idea that people base their opinion of "professional" on whether someone has a tattoo or piercing but that is the way of the world. Especially among the older crowd (who tend to...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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