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  1. A Good Nurse Manager...
    SO wrong on so many levels, that is crazy!
    Dec 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. RN to BSN Online
    Where do you get this info? I have not heard that to be the case at all from those I knew doing their BSN this way. Please elaborate.
    Dec 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Fresenius PCT Training
    Yes ALL Training is PAID. GOOD LUCK; let us know what happens.
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Dear Nursing Instructor
    Hormonal birth control/medications are NOT indicated or recommended for many of us for many reasons. Being on the end of the "cycle" where I am approaching the peri/menopause, I am considered quite a...
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Can we all just get along: Communicating through 4 generations of Nurses
    Member of the forgotten generation, X. I relate to traits in all the generations, and don't fit easily into a box. Tech-savvy and I embrace it, but I truly appreciate "old school" values and manners...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Dwindling faith in this profession
    AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH a couple months off, a new job, that's what I need? Of course! LOVELY, only, will someone pay my bills while I take my much- needed sabbatical????? Oh and who's gonna hire a very...
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Dwindling faith in this profession
    I can't offer much except to say I am sorry. Those who suggest EAP, buyer beware, as they say. I have good reason not to trust EAP programs. If you need counseling, best to find your own therapist...
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Fresenius PCT Training
    HI there, I am a nurse in Dialysis at Fresenius and I will tell you, now, that the classes WILL interfere MAJORLY with your having any job outside this. The classes typically run Mon-Fri from 8 to 5...
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. We need sitters!
    Sad to see another nurse go before she/he gets started. Things have got to change; this is sad, hemorrhaging caring, good nurses.
    Dec 16
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. "Holiday/year end" gift
    Our patients are receiving a neck pillow and carrying tote. The staff, typically, get nothing. I guess our gift is not losing our jobs for the New Year! I am not "livid" or" outraged". I guess I...
    Dec 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. How do I explain to my snobby family why nurses are important and worthy of respect?
    Meh they will be convinced when/if they need nursing care. Whether good or poor, they will get it then. Til then, who cares what they think? If they are that "snobby" why would you bother to care? Do...
    Dec 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. ANA urges increased workforce funding; 1.1 Million new nurses needed
    THIS x1000. How about caring and funding for the wellbeing of the EXISTING workforce before tossing money into a yet-unproven number of NEW nurses needed? THAT makes more sense. Out of touch, the...
    Dec 15
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. Solutions for Acutes?
    Not for me. Too many of my acquaintances have been worked to death and beyond in acutes. I for one, am SO over being on-call or having to work an unplanned 18 or more hour day to go home exhausted,...
    Dec 15
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  14. My story:)
    WELCOME TO YOU and good luck in your endeavors!
    Dec 15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    Because, just because someone has a preference one way or the other Seriously. Adds zero argument and is not a salient point.
    Dec 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Don't think my marriage will survive night shift
    It's a bit deeper than the "night shift". You two have essential problems you need to work out that the shift work is only bringing to the surface. I suggest you two work out how to handle this and...
    Dec 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Too good for poo
    care to explain, WHY?
    Dec 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    Bimbo repellent??? SERIOUSLY? ....you lost all credibility here.
    Dec 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. pregnant and thinking about resignation
    I think you have received more than enough advice and information. It's going to have to be up to YOU whether you want to reveal the reason for quitting is pregnancy. That is up to you. Wording...
    Dec 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Questions and Myths Regarding Your Nursing Career
    The reality is, "baby boomers" are not retiring..............yet. And it may be years for some of them, since their retirements/401K's bottoms dropped out in 2008; recovery is very slow. I would not...
    Dec 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. What is the toughest question you have ever been asked by a patient?
    You know, I have come to think of it as a privilege to have patients and loved ones trust us so much with such huge, difficult questions. It reinforces in me to be very aware of the delicate trust we...
    Dec 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. What is the toughest question you have ever been asked by a patient?
    One more from OB, an expectant mom, who was leaning toward adoption, but is possibly changing her mind, "Should I go through with it, or keep my baby?". Usually this is resolved long before...
    Dec 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. What is the toughest question you have ever been asked by a patient?
    Hardest one of MANY: "what's wrong with my baby, is he alive or not?"...asked by many an expectant mom, who came in for routine check-up or to the hospital, in labor------ only for us to find out...
    Dec 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Abandoning family in the ED during the holidays
    YES THERE ARE. but they are too lazy, cheap, or careless to use them.
    Dec 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Abandoning family in the ED during the holidays
    they also do this when planning trips/vacations out of town...dump Granny and go to the Caymans. Nice.
    Dec 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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