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  1. Will green skin hurt my career?
    Green skin... Just tell them you come from Somewhere, Over the Rainbow. Then cackle and wave a broom about. If they reject you just send your flying monkeys to get them... and their little dog too.
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. ITT Tech???? Pros and Cons?
    Of course there are no prereqs. ITT wants you to take more courses at ITT so they can charge you ridiculous amounts of money. CON: Overly expensive school CON: ITT is generally not a respected...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  3. Male student enters OB room. What do you think?
    Introducing and explaining roles and purposes is good. Asking permission... sorry but students have to be there or the healthcare system fails. Patients can actively opt out. They don't need to be...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  4. Male student enters OB room. What do you think?
    My OB rotation, the clinical instructor made a habit of specifically asking patients if it was "OK" for a nursing student to participate in care. That is a total contrast to all other rotations where...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  5. Nurse to Pt Ratios in CO?
    VA is union
    Apr 24
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  6. Flight Nursing: Behind the fancy helicopter
    This article is filled several pieces of incorrect information. It is likely a result of the author failing to perform proper research/interviews and lacking the background, education, and...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  7. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    That is like saying, "I don't need evidence. I just have to believe. And I don't care about your evidence either." You think any evidence counter to your beliefs is falsified as the result of a...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  8. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    Andi doesn't understand red flags that reveal mindsets and underpin entire perspectives. Anyone who believes in homeopathy either doesn't understand science or has outright rejected it. Therefor,...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  9. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    Any movie or blog trying to revive Wakefield's FRAUD is not even worth clicking on.
    Feb 25
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  10. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    It's a drive by trolling...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  11. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    The plural of anecdote is not data. That doesn't make the anecdote false, but to extrapolate past the anecdotal is special pleading.
    Feb 20
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  12. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    That isn't the reason it was removed from virtually all vaccines, not just those for infants under the age of six months. Note the timing on the review as right after the 1998 Wakefield MMR debacle....
    Feb 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  13. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    Because MATH. If you don't understand why this is the case, then I have just the thing for you to read: UNDERSTANDING HERD IMMUNITY...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  14. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    A few do... but not the ones like Andi78 with closed minds and pathological emotional investment in their position. They'll ignore facts, present the flimsiest disproven opinion as fact, malign...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  15. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    Yep... he waited 9 months to have surgery.
    Feb 17
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  16. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    I don't wish anything bad for you, but I am frightened you are endangering your patients if you are "educating" your patients using the non-scientific antivaxxer tripe you've been spewing here. If...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  17. Understanding Herd Immunity from Vaccination – How much is enough?
    If you want to do some of your own epidemologicla modeling, here are two FREE modeling packages available: Reed Frost SIR (limited population) model courtesy of Colorado State University...
    Feb 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    andi and others, thought this would be a good time to link to the article I wrote: Herd Immunity and Vaccination: How much is enough?...
    Feb 16
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  19. Understanding Herd Immunity from Vaccination – How much is enough?
    Herd immunity, or community immunity, is a great term we hear bandied about lately. Herd Immunity means lowering a population’s susceptibility to a disease to the point where a disease cannot remain...
    Feb 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Need advice on nursing/pt relationship post discharge
    I respect the OP for acting on her doubts and asking here, then maturely reflecting on the responses and realizing the right course.
    Feb 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    What do you think would happen without invasive, freedom compromising, protective public health measures were not taken? How many more states and more people would be infected? Why are those measures...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  22. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    Actually, the measles around now is virtually identical to the measles you were vaccinated for. Different viruses mutate at varying speeds, and some viruses have many strains, others do not. ...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  23. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    Statistics is not a universal prerequirement for nursing programs. Frankly, many evidenced based practice courses, for the programs that have them, are sadly little more than a review of middle...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  24. Stories of the pre-vaccine days
    This is known as the Nocebo effect. More here: Nocebo - Placebo
    Feb 6
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  25. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    No. It has no nursing accreditation (ACEN), nor regional academic accreditation. Sure it has state approval to operate or it wouldn't exist... but that is not accreditation. Unless you mean...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding


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