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  1. 'Force feeding' at Guantanamo
    @wtbcrna: You're right, only the nurses who have been to Guantanamo are able to question the ethical nature of force feeding prisoners. Also, civilians who have chose not to serve in the military...
    Jun 15, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. 'Force feeding' at Guantanamo
    Unlike the poetic post below by ckh23, I can respect your answer even though I disagree on a few points. First, I misspoke by stating that 'they haven't been convicted'. What I meant...
    Jun 15, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. 'Force feeding' at Guantanamo
    Is this torture? I would have to think so, especially since many of the prisoners being held there have not been convicted of a crime. Every time the media covers this story, itís always a nurse...
    Jun 15, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. To Suction, or Not to Suction
    I just started working at an LTAC facility and have a lot of patients on vents, so I'll probably have a lot of posts in this section for a while. Yesterday I had a patient on a trach collar, SaO2...
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  5. Win $100! February 2013 Caption Contest
    Pt presents with childlike behavior and jaw-dropping speed.
    Feb 16, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  6. Win $100! February 2013 Caption Contest
    The side effect of 'osseous mandibular hypertrophy' was just too much too much to bear.
    Feb 16, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  7. First Interview in 4-5 months!
    I started my nursing career at a psych facility and then moved to another state. Since then I've been trying relentlessly to get a job and have had tremendous difficulty. This morning I got a call...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. Awkward situation while putting in 2 weeks notice
    Whoa...I'd suggest taking a week to detox cold turkey There's a lot of ways to be more alert without slowly killing yourself. I have a lot of personal experience with replacing substances with...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. Nurse recruiter
    Ha, I've thought about how cover letters for specific jobs might come across this way (as I've done this myself). I personally think it'd be a little harsh to judge somebody as insincere though...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  10. Agency Nursing as a 'New Grad'
    Cliff notes: 2 years as nurse tech. Graduated Dec. '11. Worked as RN for 5 months in Psych. Tonight I just worked my first agency position. It was the hardest I've ever worked to make money....
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. CNN article on nurses and job growth
    Thanks for taking the time to defend the article. Hopefully the article will stay active for a few days.
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Win CASH! New Year Nursing Caption Contest - $100
    "Thought the General Petraeus scandal was shocking? You haven't seen anything yet!"
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  13. Win CASH! New Year Nursing Caption Contest - $100
    Thought the 'Tom and Kate' divorce was shocking? You haven't seen anything yet!"
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  14. New Grad Nurses struggling to find jobs - CNN Reporter wants to hear from you
    Just posted my story. Felt good.
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Swedish Medical Center RN Residency Jan 2012
    I think you should just focus on keeping a healthy, stress-free mind, especially the night before and morning of the exam. I remember I went on a 4-5 miles run the night before along the Tampa bay...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  16. Changing Job less than 1 yr after graduation
    Stay. Stay. Stay. Stay...stay. (that word start to looks funny after awhile, huh?) I say this because I'm a new grad (Dec. 2011, NCLEX Feb. 2012) and I worked 5 months on an acute psychiatric...
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  17. Swedish Medical Center RN Residency Jan 2012
    Thanks for your help. Good luck.
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  18. Will hospitals in Seattle hire RNs as LPN or nurse technicians?
    Beuler?
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  19. Will hospitals in Seattle hire RNs as LPN or nurse technicians?
    Like many people around the area I'm a fairly new RN looking for a job. Although I feel the next job is 'right around the corner' my money is running thin and I'll have to get a job sooner or later,...
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  20. Win CASH! Christmas Nursing Caption Contest - $100
    "I refuse to change into that silly-looking hospital gown."
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  21. Where are all the residencies in the Seattle/Tacoma area?
    Who did you contact about a job shadow? Are you allowed to give any patient care, or do you strictly watch the nurse?
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  22. Swedish Medical Center RN Residency Jan 2012
    I wish... Had 5 months of RN experience and 2 years of nurse technician experience on a surgical floor. Didn't even get a phone interview with the recruiter. I'm kind of dumbfounded. I hope you...
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  23. How to make money while searching?
    Anybody have the RN license, but working somewhere else in the hospital, or outside the hospital? I'm about to be at the end of my savings accumulated at my first RN job, and starting to think of...
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  24. Personally Handing Out Resumes
    So out of desperation, I tried something new today. Instead of just sending my apps into the void also known as the recruiting office, I took time going around to a couple of places I've applied and...
    Dec 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  25. Male student dilemma?
    I would judge you too. I prefer tye-dyed Grateful Dead t-shirts myself, but I most certainly didn't dress like that for school. If I were to dress that way, my professors may have thought I was an...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student


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