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  1. Students who get As are bad bedside nurses
    It's a myth. Some A-students do great hands on. Some C-students do, too. I have noticed that I see a lot of A-student types have extreme difficulty in the work force because there is no "A-grade"...
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. To tell or not to tell!
    They will probably gladly oblige you. Honestly, I would. There are ways of correcting correctable behaviors, and your posts in this topic do not demonstrate a knowledge of how that process works....
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Baby RN's running ICU?!!
    With terms like "baby nurse" being thrown around I'm not entirely surprised by a high turnover rate. At face value, it sounds like the unit culture is not conducive to wanting to stick around. ...
    Jan 10
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  4. Switching Specialties
    Stand up for yourself, don't take nonsense from anyone -- doesn't matter what it says on their name badge, you're all human beings. Now, maybe you're colossally screwing up all the time, I can't...
    Dec 19, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. MEN, dont come into nursing
    If the message came across far less whiny people may take it seriously. In my experience thus far, your experience in nursing is going to depend largely on your co-workers, your facility, and your...
    Dec 19, '14
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. Grand Canyon RN-BSN
    I have... 5 more classes, I think. I started the MSN bridge program but decided to finish off the BSN first to get the pay raise sooner and open up more options. Looks like I just got a B in Nursing...
    Aug 26, '14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  7. What do you think of 12 hour shifts?
    I hate both equally. But I'd rather have 4 days off than 2. I think it's easier to manage if you're day shift, too. working nights throws everything off.
    Jun 2, '14
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  8. Use your call light - Wisely
    Some of the facebook comments are ridiculous. People are way too sensitive about this stuff.
    May 3, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Nursing Student question HELP!
    Sure it should be. We need more diversity in this field. ;)
    Apr 21, '14
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  10. Nurses continue to eat their young
    I must have missed the memo where an experienced RN has the God-given or professional duty to test someone who did tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as an 11-bravo about "mental toughness" (or anyone...
    Apr 11, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. I feel like a glorified maid
    I'm 7 months in and already feel it. All this talk in school and in literature of "autonomy" and "professionalism" makes me cackle now. At my hospital we have no custodial staff at night, no...
    Apr 11, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. Transgender Nurses - experiences/opinions
    Do whatever you want, Christ, you only live once. You can't honestly expect to do this and eyebrows not be raised, so if that's what you're looking for then take a spoonful of reality and work on how...
    Apr 10, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Strippers hired for nursing home patients, lawsuit alleges
    Patient centered care epitomized!
    Apr 10, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. Annoying female coworker conversations
    I want to personally applaud the original poster of this topic for so excellently rustling the female jimmies on this website. I worked on construction sites and martial arts studios most recently...
    Apr 10, '14
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  15. Nurses continue to eat their young
    I have to disagree. Coming from a few different fields myself (military, criminal justice, construction, martial arts) it is much more prevalent in nursing in my experience. In some fields, people...
    Apr 10, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Nurses continue to eat their young
    Bite back. and be prickly. prickly helps you to keep from being eaten.
    Apr 10, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. For-Profit Schools That Offer Online Nursing Programs
    Try a simple google search, it might help you. The author of this article already wrote at least one article covering as much.
    Apr 10, '14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  18. Feeling sad and anxious before night shift
    I feel the exact same way. I thought I'd be a night person but so far I haven't adjusted well. I think some people just aren't night people... but keep it up until you can make a transition!
    Apr 3, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Lifestyle Discrimination
    Their smoking habit is slightly more complicated than whether or not they do it on their breaks at work, lol
    Mar 25, '14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Precepting
    I think your expectations of not having to show them certain things is telling. Just because they have experience doesn't mean they are fast learners... they may even be slow learners! They're not...
    Mar 25, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Different color scrub Top and Pants, does that look ok for Male nurses?
    I don't wear different brands of the same color, but I almost always wear two-tone scrubs. Black top blue/red/green bottoms, black bottoms red/green/blue top. It's hard to describe glorified pajamas...
    Mar 25, '14
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  22. Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired: Sleeping on duty
    Sprint 100 yards?! Lol, I'm trying to imagine the facility where this would be doable.
    Mar 25, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Why Do I Care?
    It's a career. There is no reason anyone should sacrifice pay, prestige, vertical mobility, career advancement or happiness when an opportunity for any of those arise. I understand your frustration,...
    Feb 4, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. A feeling of impending doom
    Sounds like you work at my hospital, lol. Bedside nursing is a circle the drain gig. Sink or swim, head above water to survive as management rushes to cut costs everywhere.
    Nov 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How to drop subtle hints with my nursing students about faith.
    I'm offended that you're offended at me being open about my world view. Seems like a giant circle imho.
    Nov 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality


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