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  1. An Atheist Outnumbered by Christians at Work (an ethical dilemma)
    Have been away for some time. Upon logging in I find an excellent thread from an athiest. I have a particular fondness for the athiests. I can always manage to find some empathy for the guy who's...
    Apr 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I had no clue!
    I am a licensed massage therapist as well as a registered nurse. I have practice massage therapy since 1986. Have practiced nursing since 1996. I have a private massage therapy practice and work as...
    Feb 23, '09
    Forum: Nurse Massage Therapists
  3. Good Old HIPAA Violation!
    Odds are, the consequenses meted out were to send a message to all. Too bad it was your name attached to it. And yes, I think an inservice prior to the event was in order. There is an atmosphere...
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Dangerous nurses
    I have also met these unfortunate souls. Am very grateful that there have not been many. I have reported 2 in my career. Their behavior was outrageous. Thankfully, something was done to adress the...
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. I cannot do this job anymore!
    I would reccomend investing in yourself. Try a few theraputic massages. They aid in balancing the psyche. They also assist in renewing your physical energy. Until you make the decision to leave...
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. How about...a  HUMAN CULTURE
    :nurse: Live and learn.
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How about...a  HUMAN CULTURE
    Am looking forward to traveling with my Grandchildren in the next few years. Think we'll try Miami Florida first. I truly enjoyed my visit to Little Havana while there last. Think the kids will...
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. How about...a  HUMAN CULTURE
    Today I had my nails done at a salon operated by a Chinese family. Then went to lunch at a resturaunt operated by a family from Mexico. Picked up a six pac of Red Stripe beer from Jamaica on my way...
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Bad Managers
    Oh yes, the administration. They truly are the last ones to know whats going. Most generally completely clueless.
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How about...a  HUMAN CULTURE
    Vacation in Puerto Vallarta Mexico every year. I particuarlly enjoy the culture there. Have met many Canadians there as well as others from all over the world. Have always appreciated diversity...
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Bad Managers
    My experience with managers is that they are the last to know what is really going on. Many don't want to be told anything that they don't want to hear. They're just riding that wave called...
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Anybody please recommend a region of the country in great shortage of nurses?
    St Louis area is still hiring. Of course the transition to the "bible belt" might be a shock as well as the weather. Humid in the summer and you never know what in the winter. For a future resume...
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Should spelling count?
    I love books therefor I own a dictionary. My Mother gave me one that weighs 10 lbs. I have a broad vocabulary from using the thing most of my life. Rarely use spellcheck but consider it a valuable...
    Jan 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Apologizing when paging physicians
    That is just plain wild. I too am sorry I missed that one.
    Jan 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Apologizing when paging physicians
    I have observed this phenomina Think it's just part of the culture. I can't imagine why I would apologize for or ask another to accept an apology for simply doing our job. We could probably do...
    Jan 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Old, but Not Out: The Aging Nurse in Today's Workplace
    Am currently working with an RN who is 69 years old. She is phenominal. Can start an IV practically in the dark. She's a go getter also. Can work circles around many of the younger staff. Have...
    Jan 7, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Suicide On The Ward
    The unfortunate circumstance you find yourself in is truly saddening. Have been a psych nurse a number of years. You are not alone in your suffering. While I don't consider it a common occurance I...
    Jan 6, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  18. Atheists? How do you deal with religious people?
    I am not a Christian, Wiccan, Athiest, or Pagan but.....I have friends from all the mentioned categories. They are bright, articulate, caring folks. The only one that annoys me is the Christian (...
    Dec 31, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Switching from Psych to Med Surg?
    Oh my gosh MickyB-RN. This was a final response to another thread entitled "Can Society Take The Place of God". It's a loooong one. Much discussion. I had unsecribed to the post because the...
    Dec 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Switching from Psych to Med Surg?
    :smackingf:hdvwl::hdvwl::plsebeg::deadhorse:smiley_ab:offtopic: I love the smilie charcaters.
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Switching from Psych to Med Surg?
    :flwrhrts: Good luck....Am sure you'll do o.k.
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. 1st agency shift, horrible
    I agree. There are some places that no one wants to go. Management is most definitely a full fleddged, active member of what I term the "Mushroom Club). No sense talking to them. Don't throw in...
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  23. 1st agency shift, horrible
    Have been an agency nurse for a number of years. Have refused to return to a few facilities due to craziness. Others have been great. Most generally, if I recieve flak I confront it directly...
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  24. Switching from Psych to Med Surg?
    I worked Psych out of Nursing School for 2 years before deciding I needed medicine experience. My Psych skills have been very valuable on a medicine floor. I move in and out of both disciplines as...
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How can I show my NM that I really appreciate her?
    Definitely a note to her boss. Maybe a small plaque from Hallmark to sit on her desk. I'm so glad your first experience with a nurse manager was so positive. Mine was too. Have had a number since...
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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