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  1. New Job
    Had really just begun the NP program. With work and with my life, the NP program was not going to work out any way. And yes, it was a direct entry program. I was still early in my first class when...
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. New Job
    So, a competing health system had a job fair. I have not been happy at my skilled nursing job as it is just a horrid place. So......on a lark I headed over to the fair. This same system had...
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Imagine my Dismay.....
    I think somewhere along the line there has been misunderstanding...listen...it is they, the 3-5 pt nurses that bash and disrespect us. They look down their noses at us and treat us like we are...
    Mar 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Imagine my Dismay.....
    Well all I am saying is when our med surge nurses float to my unit, they are completely overwhelmed, in tears and nervous wrecks......perhaps you would be able to handle it...I dunno...I only speak...
    Mar 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Imagine my Dismay.....
    So I get to work yesterday... I work on a skilled nursing unit...however we have sick peeps. We hang blood, IV meds etc etc..many times it seems like a med surg unit rather than a SNU.... So...
    Mar 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. It is time for a change folks....
    Furthermore, all a bed alarm really tells you is: Yo, you have a pt on the ground
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Should I resign, or be suspended?
    Let me share a personal experience. I worked for a horrid place and left and went to a different system. The director at the new place promised me that staffing would be great, the coworkers were...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. It is time for a change folks....
    Customer service does not equate to brown-nosing. I provide great customer service even while pushing my patients. I am on a rehab unit and at first my patients tend to hate me a good bit. By the...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. "You've got the wrong Mary" ... A Vent About Rude Doctors
    The docs know I am a wrong choice for picking on......I will usually bite my tongue and then wait till the day that its just them and I in the elevator.....at that private moment I set them straight...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I didn't accept the keys…..
    hmmm indeed, now that I think on it I believe you are correct roser!! TY
    Mar 1
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Does nursing school teach you how to react to a dead/dying patient?
    Usually when a pt dies, and I have a lot of them I am happy!!! HAPPY HAPPY because typically they were suffering big time. I am thrilled that they are free now and no longer shackled to a negative...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. I didn't accept the keys…..
    Hmmmm I am not sure you handled it right.......hopefully they wont get ya for abandonment.....that left the day shift nurse alone....and really really put them in a horrible spot.... I do...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Nurse Manager Is A Bully
    My boss does not like me. I am not sure why. What I have been doing is to keep smiling, pickup shifts when she needs me, and whenever I catch a coworker doing good make a beeline to her office to...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. It is time for a change folks....
    One example is that my boss wants every pt bed alarmed. Well if I have an alert and oriented 50 y/o college professor as a pt that is 100 percent participatory with our fall management program,...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. It is time for a change folks....
    It is not that they are corrupted or not nice people. They just feel that basically patients surrender their rights upon admission and that the patient should do exactly as they say. This is not...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Should I resign, or be suspended?
    you blondy could not be more spot on
    Mar 1
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. RNs, I got a question about pain meds
    I have pain med seekers of all ages, gender and cultures.... However, the largest group so far are middle aged white females age 40-70 They are poor and they are rich, so socioeconomics sees...
    Mar 1
    Forum: New York Nursing
  18. It is time for a change folks....
    So I have been at this for two years now..... And still..... For the most part the nurse managers seem to adhere to the nurse ratchet mindset. In addition, they seem to favor staff who are...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Should I resign, or be suspended?
    It never fails to amaze me, the depth of stupidity that management shows on a daily basis. They have a lot invested in you. You want to stay with the same corp, just a different location. I would...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Typing a new thread
    I have a state of the art computer and a 100mb blazing fast internet connection...I have no issue on any other sites....i never used to have this issue, it is a recent development.....
    Feb 24
    Forum: Site Feedback
  21. forced to come in on days off?
    I answer the phone when I want to. I told all my bosses that if I don't, that is an implied no thank you. one place just today asked me if I wanted to be taken off the call list ( I am prn). I told...
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. forced to come in on days off?
    attempting to force someone to do anything is akin to slavery..last I checked that was outlawed
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Typing a new thread
    When I try to type replies to other threads the lag between keystrikes is so painful. It takes me forever to type a sentence. However, as I am typing this I am having no issues... Is it only me?
    Feb 24
    Forum: Site Feedback
  24. Expecting better results with less staff and high ratios
    ok so my thoughts on the issue. its not always about how many physical patients. It really should be more about pt acuity. I have had 8 and have had a great day then the next day have 5 and it...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Annoying female coworker conversations
    I have always loved women for may reasons. Working now as a nurse and being surrounded by them all the time has only made me love them more. There are the occasional ones that are just impossible...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Men in Nursing


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