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  1. Pushy Recruiter
    This sounds just like a recruiter I dealt with a couple months ago. I do not see him with the agency I am working with anymore. I got me wondering.
    Nov 25
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. BSN Only?  Give me a break!!
    I was under the impression that to get nurses away from patient contact admin would fire them
    Nov 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. Would you ever ask another nurse to give your pt a suppository?
    Binary, how many different types of suppository do we usually give? It's either APAP or a laxative. Thr only trouble I can fathom if it's belladonna & opium.
    Nov 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Would you ever ask another nurse to give your pt a suppository?
    Who cares? It's just a suppository. What is the big deal?
    Nov 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. HIPAA violation
    That is hilarious
    Nov 19
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  6. Nurses eating their young... a different perspective
    *sigh* I am so tired of this. "Kyrshamarks" posts this article likening nursing to the military and apparently thinks that we as a profession need to toughen up and act more like soldiers in...
    Nov 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Bullying in the Workplace
    Thank you.
    Oct 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Bullying in the Workplace
    Well it looks like my new job might not pan out so well & I am considering how far my life insurance would go supporting my family until they could support themselves. It's a long story but basically...
    Oct 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Fired during probation... what now-- more than 1 yr RN
    I am on my own now. thanks tho.
    Oct 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Fired during probation... what now-- more than 1 yr RN
    I found this because I have less than two weeks left on probation and I am being written up and having my probation extended 60 days. I got one bad eval from one preceptor who put just about every...
    Oct 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. God Hates Nurses Now
    You go up against anti-vaccination idiots? You and I agree on something? Wow. Learn something new everyday.:greyalien:
    Oct 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. BSN Only?  Give me a break!!
    Having attended both community college and university I can attest that I received a better education from the community college. My instructors were all terminally degreed in their fields or...
    Oct 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. BSN Only?  Give me a break!!
    I believe that is what they advertise. I have seen ads for diploma mills that say "become a nurse in as little as 12 months!" I worked with someone who went to one of these programs. He was a...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. BSN Only?  Give me a break!!
    ADN/ASN means Associate Degree Nursing/Associate Science in Nursing. It is a "two year" degree program from a community college,meaning one is in college for four years like a BSN, but gets half the...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. BSN Only?  Give me a break!!
    I also attended an accelerated BSN program. I didn't say they were all worthless(if it came off that way I apologize) but the ones at for-profit diploma mills certainly are. The students in the...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Is it fair for the media to blame the RN in Texas for contracting Ebola?
    You can't possibly be referring to this jackass: Michael C. Burgess - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Oct 16
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. Is it fair for the media to blame the RN in Texas for contracting Ebola?
    I haven't seen this but you bet I would raise hell if I did.
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. Is it fair for the media to blame the RN in Texas for contracting Ebola?
    At least we finally all agree on something
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  19. allnurses Ebola Preparedness Survey Makes the News.
    Funny, after this made the news we were assured that our facility was working on it.
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. BSN Only?  Give me a break!!
    What I have noticed is that, as far as this conversation is concerned, many posters appear to be having a verbal argument. In other words, we are talking over each other. With regard to education,...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. BSN Only?  Give me a break!!
    Community Colleges in my California will be offering baccalaureate degrees. The Governor just signed the bill. Cal State Universities are already offering the DNP (a Doctorate xouldw previously only...
    Oct 10
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Nurses Who Don't Want to be Nurses
    Actually no complaining...period. we are not supposed to complain. Remember how lucky we are...we are supposed to feel grateful for this backbreaking work. It could be worse after all. We are...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Nurses Who Don't Want to be Nurses
    So, who pays your bills? Do you have bills? Who pays the mortgage/rent? Who buys the groceries? Nice world, where you choose a profession for something other than a paycheck. Some of us have to work...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Nurses Who Don't Want to be Nurses
    I feel bemused. After ten years of work and eight years of school (four of those years before I was even licensed) I am still nothing more than a proletarian cog in the wheel. This pre-nursing...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Nurses Who Don't Want to be Nurses
    It actually sounds like this LOL had bladder training at some point. Probably prevented incontinence. Encouraged activity also. I wish we had time to actually address self care deficits with...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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