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  1. I've been a nurse since.....(fill in the blank)
    I have been a nurse since Monica Lewinsky made presidential history.
    10:10 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. first time clinical
    Congrats! 1. Send out a welcoming email with your contact information and venue where to meet. 2. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes and eat good breakfast. 3. Remember to keep detailed...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  3. What are the qualities of a nurse educator?
    Great post! For me, to be a great educator, you have to be VERY CREATIVE. You have to find different ways of teaching and engaging your nurses and your students. As an educator, I have used...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nurse Staff Development
  4. Resume Question
    Sorry to hear that you are having problems at work. It looks like you have great skills. Have you thought about going back to school for nursing or even for to become a respiratory therapist. You...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nurse Staff Development
  5. Continuing professional development opportunities for nursing staff
    I am responsible for the education and the competency of all levels of nursing staff working different shifts. After going through weird hours to get continuing education to everybody, I started...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nurse Staff Development
  6. Black listing
    The nursing profession always claims to be a caring profession. We claim to be objective and critical thinkers. Nurses love to indulge in non-caring behaviors such as gossiping, bullying,...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. PhD or EdD?
    I just received my Ed.D from Walden University. I decided to go for an Ed.D instead of Ph.D because I believe in being a scholar/practitioner. Both of the degrees are terminal degrees and are...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  8. Think Twice Before Becoming a "NURSE"
    You can use the nursing profession to change the system. Many nurses are in Washington lobbying. You may not see the change but it is happening. Every time a nurse takes a stand for her patients and...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. The real reason your failing in school
    Why do people blame teachers when they fail? Transference?? Denial?? What?? People fail out of nursing school due to many factors. Bad Nursing teachers do not equal to one failing nursing school. The...
    Aug 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Just resigned from RN Supervisor - right reason?
    yikes! please do not feel guilty. employers and even families take advantage of nurses because they know we have that caring attitude imbedded in to our training and practice. by leaving, you...
    May 29, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Applying for jobs?
    it seems that it is a standard practice when applying for faculty positions. i think that the hiring institutions want to check the authenticity of your degrees. also, it is a department of education...
    May 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. pit and tetanic contractions
    for a new l&d nurse, you did everything perfect! good job! i like the fact that you were able to use your nursing judgment to titrate the pitocin. you also involved the md in your decisions....
    May 24, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Job opportunities, thinking of relocating.
    with your experience and background, you will not have problems finding a job. hospitals are looking for nurses with diverse experiences and advanced degree. you can just post your resume/cv online,...
    May 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  14. Would love some advice......
    first, you are going the right direction because you are asking for advice. secondly, you have to do a serious soul searching. are you very passionate about healthcare career? if healthcare is...
    May 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Documentation
    always remember that every problem you document must have objective data, your nursing interventions, patient response, and your nursing follow-up. to omit information, especially a problem, from a...
    May 18, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Being a american nurse
    i love practicing in the us. for me, with nursing, the sky is the limit. when i compare nursing practice in us to other countries, i count my blessings. nursing is recognized as a profession. we...
    May 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer biases in Obstetric Nursing curricula
    My pastor preaches against this issue and other issues such as abortion, etc. however, as a born again christian, a nurse and a scholar/practitioner, I have my own beliefs. At first, I was against...
    May 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. OB epiphany
    i agree with you, ob is fun but also hard. you need to be able to advocate for your two patient (one seen, the other unseen); you have to critically think and you have to be able to be accountable...
    May 6, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer biases in Obstetric Nursing curricula
    In our society today, many people are grappling with this issue. I agree with Janey that it may not just be about education. However, we need to address this issue in nursing. Other healthcare...
    May 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  20. In the spirit of recent optimism, what is your true love?
    My first love is Jesus Christ...I recently became a born again Christian and I am having the best time of my life. My second love is ME...I discovered that without loving myself, I will not be able...
    May 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. questions for L&D nurses from a pregnant nurse :)
    l&d nurses see birth plans as a "curse" and prelude to c/s and everything else but the birth plan. you are right, l&d nurses are very "stuck in their ways" because of potential for unanticipated...
    May 1, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer biases in Obstetric Nursing curricula
    Thank you classicdame. I hope to contribute to the care of this population. It is shocking that in the year 2011, people are still negative about diversity. I know that this issue is not very popular...
    May 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  23. Do you ever....
    My kids call me the "mompire" because I am always palpating their veins and telling them I will love to start IV on them! Lol! I even do this on my parents and my siblings ;)
    May 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Let's think positive today!!
    all over the world, nurses are at the bedside of dying patients; helping a new mother with her pushing; making sure that a patient is not choking; comforting a child in pain; helping a new doctor...
    May 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. clinical instructor calls me air head
    i really do not agree that you should change your looks or yourself so that you will be perceived as a professional. nursing has come a long way for that. what your clinical instructor said to you is...
    May 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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