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  1. Ageism in Nursing: A Pervasive Problem
    I work in a small psych hospital on the east coast and have not seen the negativity toward older nurses in the workforce. In fact as long as you do your share of the workload there are no issues...
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Number of Philippine Nurses Emigrating Skyrockets
    absolutely:hatparty:
    Feb 20, '05
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Number of Philippine Nurses Emigrating Skyrockets
    it is getting there, thanks!
    Feb 20, '05
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Number of Philippine Nurses Emigrating Skyrockets
    I can comment on my own personal experiences. I have that right, and I have several friends that have had similar experiences. That is the privilege of living in America, freedom of speech. I also...
    Feb 16, '05
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Number of Philippine Nurses Emigrating Skyrockets
    Learn to completely read material before you react. No one is trying to insult or put you or the Filipino people down. It is about negative behavior please keep that in mind, it is not personal.
    Feb 16, '05
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Number of Philippine Nurses Emigrating Skyrockets
    These situations are personality conflicts it has nothing to do with clinical skills. Like you say there is good and bad in all, unfortunately this is more prominent in the older generation that is...
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Number of Philippine Nurses Emigrating Skyrockets
    Hi I have researched the Filipines as a group of people long ago, and so I am well aware of their strong cultural history. They are to be commended, as are other peoples that immigrate to the United...
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Number of Philippine Nurses Emigrating Skyrockets
    Well you can take comfort in knowing that this is common practice for the United States. I guess it is one of the reasons for the bad rep we have inherited from our forefathers. This is something...
    Feb 12, '05
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Number of Philippine Nurses Emigrating Skyrockets
    I am not going to take my violin out right now, I will leave it in the closet. The problem that I have with Filipine nurses is not that they are working in the U.S., we have plenty of jobs to go...
    Feb 11, '05
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Nurses who let NAs Boss them around
    Hi I found your comment interesting until I found out your age. I lost my son in September, he was 22 too. I have been in the nursing field for the last 11 years. I was a Medical Technologist...
    Dec 24, '04
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. hairstyles on nurses....your opinion
    In America it has to be up or off your shoulders.Nursing is the same no matter where you are. Some places of employment are just not very strict. Standards have not changed.....
    Dec 22, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Phasing out LPN's.
    I used to work at an assistive living facility doing the same thing, I had 80 patients that I was responsible for in addition to supervising CNAs. I left the facility, and eventually after a...
    Dec 22, '04
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. Dealing With Aggressive Coworkers
    Hi We can all learn something from this forum. There are different ways to handle personalitys and there is a reason behind all behavior. Why not find the reason for it before going in for the...
    Dec 22, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How much $ do RNs start out at?
    Thanks for the comment. It truly is not about money. We receive a decent salary but compared to what we do as nurses, it will never be enough. How do you pay someone for saving your life? What cost...
    Dec 22, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Phasing out LPN's.
    As a former LPN that returned to school and completed the transition to RN, I have heard this argument too many times. There is a need for all health care workers regardless of the title. Happy...
    Dec 22, '04
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. Work Permits for Foreign Nurses on Hold
    Good, you can let them continue to come and help out in London.
    Dec 22, '04
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Work Permits for Foreign Nurses on Hold
    Nursing classes have increased more than you know You may be surprised.But thanks for sharing that infor, because it was a well kept secret to the American public, especially the nursing community....
    Dec 22, '04
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Work Permits for Foreign Nurses on Hold
    Thank you, thank you, thank you for your comment.
    Dec 22, '04
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Dealing With Aggressive Coworkers
    Hi My suggestion to you is discuss it with your manager's supervisor and go from there. But you really need to address your issue of not talking directly with individuals. Each situation is...
    Dec 22, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Why do you like med-surg?
    I am a new RN this year after ten years as a LPN. You know I was working in the role as an RN all those years and just did not know it, it really prepared me to step into the role of an RN. As for...
    Dec 7, '04
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  21. Rude Families-How do you deal with them?
    Hi I have been on both sides of this fence, my son died last month after a lengthy illness, rare illness. Please try to remember one thing, families feel powerless over their loved ones state of...
    Oct 20, '04
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. Pennsylvania hospital emptied by 3-day nurses strike
    I wonder if you would feel that way if it was your relative that died....:coollook:
    Oct 13, '04
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. New grant addresses minority nurse shortage
    i have been an "african-american" for many years. my heritage is african, american indian and caucasian. it probably would be more appropriate to say african- american-indian -caucasian american. we...
    Oct 9, '04
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. New grant addresses minority nurse shortage
    Thanks for making the statement clear. It is very easy to assume many things when a person is not clear, communication skills are wonderful tools, aren't they?:hatparty:
    Oct 9, '04
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Slandered at work by another nurse...need advice asap
    Well this is the correct answer for you, do not just ignore the behavior. Sometimes things have a way of coming back to bite you. Sometimes people can be dangerous at the workplace, so protect...
    Sep 22, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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