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  1. Curious female here! :)
    Nursing was not an option for men when I was an undergraduate. ('66-'70)
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. Does Nursing change your personality and etc.
    1) [color=#548dd4]my main concern is the like-li-hood of bringing the stresses from your job into your personal-relationships and home life. do you male nurses honestly see this as a problem and...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  3. Underarm Sweating
    Here ya go. http://www.advantagewear.com/
    Oct 27, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Need recommendation for compression stockings for men
    http://www.supportplus.com/ They have knee high socks that look like athletic socks. They come in a variety of compression strengths. For work I use firm for work and moderate for everyplace...
    Oct 27, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  5. If you could do it all over again, would you?
    A thousand time YES! ! ! But many years earlier. When I was in college (66 - 70), they did not admit men to nursing schools, at least in Oregon.
    Jun 29, '10
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. married to MD
    Hello, I am an RN married to an MD; my wife is faculty at a medical school. I got my RN at 54, after being a house husband for the previous 10 years. I quit my job as a research assistant at a...
    Jun 29, '10
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  7. What are the pros and cons of being all male nurse
    I was just getting used to "stud muffin." Now it's "fleshy forklift". I need to rest. :yeah::yeah::yeah:
    Jan 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Are you a nurse from a dysfunctional family?
    The colon cancer that Ms. B has continues to advance.( see post #108 above) It is difficult to express to her how I feel, but last week at a meditation retreat, the following popped into my head. I...
    Jan 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. First deaf male nurse in UK
    Interesting news. http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/manchester/hi/people_and_places/newsid_8303000/8303252.stm Any in America yet?
    Oct 29, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  10. No BS, what's the reality of starting as an older male, with a previous degree?
    I got my RN at 54. I love nursing, but now, just my age (61) makes floor nursing physically unrealistic. So I do clinic nursing and I love that too. PM me for more details, or we can talk.
    Oct 23, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. Male nursing moments.
    Could you be more specific? Do you have any examples you might be able to add? I think we all recognize that there is something there. I am trying to characterize it more clearly.
    May 20, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  12. What did you NOT expect  when you became a nurse.
    And that specific country might be?
    Apr 21, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  13. Male nursing moments.
    I am not sure what to call this; maybe someone has a better suggestion. I want a term for moments in nursing for something (beneficial) that male nurses do that female nurses are unlikely or...
    Apr 19, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  14. Volunteer RN around Seattle?
    Anybody know places that need a volunteer nurse for 1-2 days / week? I have been looking for clinics etc to help out, but so far, no real leads. Most places want 0.5 FTE and I donít want to that...
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  15. Are you a nurse from a dysfunctional family?
    I went to see an old friend a few days ago and we discussed this topic Ė How many nurses do we know who have histories of abuse from their families-of-origin. Answer: Many. First I will discuss...
    Feb 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Floor Nursing.
    I was forced to give up floor nursing because of the exhaustion. So I tried clinic nursing and I sit around 90% of the time, doing phone stuff like triage (for 6 months to geezerhood), med refills,...
    Jan 20, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  17. Nurses aging
    I was forced to give up floor nursing because of the exhaustion. So I tried clinic nursing and I sit around 90% of the time, doing phone stuff like triage (for 6 months to geezerhood), med refills,...
    Jan 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What is the best agency to work for in Seattle?
    Try Annexa in Kirkland. I found them to be professional and supportive.
    Dec 30, '08
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  19. Want to marry a doctor? Survey shows most do
    An interesting question. I think it is more of a gender issue. Lets talk about social skills. Social skills are important in a relationship. Females generally have better social skills than do...
    Dec 21, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. So uhh...stockings?
    http://www.supportplus.com/ I always wear them.
    Dec 13, '08
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. My long term strategy
    I got my RN at 54 and I am still working at 61. You will learn a lot with the LPN and lower credentials, but the work is more physical. I had to quit doing med/surg because it was exhausting. ...
    Dec 13, '08
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  22. Shoes
    Aetrex. really good shoe. I am 220# and need the arch support. I usually change to Keen sandals by the end of the day. Lets my feet air out. A bit costly, but easily worth it. ...
    Jul 13, '08
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  23. Would you marry a female MD?
    I did. It will be 26 years this August. There were and still are problems, but having only been married once, I donít know if the problems are due to her being a MD, or would be there regardless...
    Mar 25, '08
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  24. Las Veas Convention in March '08
    Anybody going to the Nursing 2008 Symposium in Las Vegas March 18 - 21, '08? Has anyone been to previous conventions? are they worthwhile? Need a roommate? I was looking at the med/surg programs,...
    Dec 14, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Haaalp!  I need shoes...
    Try Shoebuy.com Aetrex X826 is the best I've found. I just finished trying five shoes from Standing Comfort, (one was not bad) and three from Zappo's but these are the most comfortable. I 225...
    Nov 4, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing


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