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  1. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    This reply seems more indirectly written for our exchange. I stated that being a male *may* contribute to your overall treatment in this profession. If you choose to ignore that possibility, twist...
    Aug 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    I was using a succinct statement to quickly make a point. Yes, there are absolutes in life. My point was that gender *could* be a factor in regard to how you (as a male) are treated in this female...
    Aug 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    There are no absolutes. Gender can be an influencing factor in many situations, so I don't think it is out of the realm of possibilities in this discussion.
    Aug 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    It may also be that you are not subjected to the same treatment because you are a male.
    Aug 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    Ha haaaaaa! Thanks for the hearty laugh!
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. starting my own natural birthing center?
    Wow! Congratulations! Glad you followed up to your previous post. I am wondering how your birth center success is progressing?
    Jul 25
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  7. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    As another posted also stated, this is one of the best responses I have read regarding bullying and horizontal violence within the nursing profession. I agree with you. Many of the issues seem...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. What if I don't like it?
    Thanks Juan. Like the OP I have often wondered what someone does if they don't feel a draw to clinical practice. Teaching seems like another good option, early or later in career.
    Mar 13, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. What if I don't like it?
    Bump! Excellent questions Robinelli. Any FNP's/NP's utilizing their education non-traditionally? If so,what areas? What brought you to that choice?
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. How Nurses Feel...
    LOL! AKA "going commando"
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  11. NP..How do pts adress you?
    I learned a new Spanish word today :bookworm:. Thanks!
    Mar 3, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. What Type of Setting Do You Work In?
    Thanks for the great info. Really helps to know how others have forged their path.
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. What Type of Setting Do You Work In?
    Thanks BC! Did you do adult or FNP?
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. What Type of Setting Do You Work In?
    For both traumaRUs and PsychCNS, do you feel your training has helped/hindered in anyway? I think I saw you both followed the CNS path. In the end, do you feel it matters? Sorry for the ignorance,...
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. What Type of Setting Do You Work In?
    I'm not an NP either, but I am interested in pursuing my masters. Below is one thread that may give some information, though it only answers a few of your questions. It would still be good to hear...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Why Do People Bully Me?
    I think that there are various types of bullying, an over simplified statement that a nurse allows themselves to be bullied cannot be applied across all situations. Certainly there are people who are...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. SoCal to NorCal
    Congratulations on landing a job in NorCal! I don't have KP experience, but wanted to give you area hospital names for per diem. Places to check out are: Good Samaritan and Regional medical (same...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Anyone a member of National Nurses United?
    I think it took about 1.5 months to receive anything, maybe a little longer. In fact it was so long, I was surprised when I received a welcome package.
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Nurse appreciation
    Saw this on another website. Seems to have some good appreciative observations: "Earlier this May, nurses around the country were acknowledged on a countrywide scale for their...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Thinking about switching career paths.
    I obtained a degree in biology before becoming a nurse. My observations are that if you want a career in biology and research, then you may need to prepare yourself for a career in academia. You...
    Mar 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. degree obtained
    I am not a nurse anesthetist but as far as I know, the type of masters degree received would not have impact on potential employment--obviously as long as its from an accredited program in nurse...
    Feb 3, '10
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  22. should nursing require a bachelor's degree for entry into practice?
    Perhaps you may need to seek the medical help which your handle promotes... perhaps your head is stuck?
    Jan 30, '10
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. Please help me and tell me why bedside nurisng MUST be the 1st step
    Kittyhawk you are struggling with the dilemma that all of us working momma's know all too well--how to balance career advancement while also being present for our kids. I think that if this...
    Jan 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Any other new RN's (2nd career) feel completely unsettled in choice?
    I must admit the responses from some of those who are not actual nurses with hands on experience is frustrating. Its kind of like telling someone how to raise children with out ever having been a...
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Any other new RN's (2nd career) feel completely unsettled in choice?
    duplicate post
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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