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  1. Free Professional Organizations for Nurses
    You should start one.
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Obamacare and Nursing.. what do you think?
    As the post below yours points out there has been plenty of ideas for healthcare reform discussed by conservatives. Whereas, the only idea liberals like to discuss is how to have people depend on...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. Obamacare and Nursing.. what do you think?
    Don't Blame Heritage for ObamaCare Mandate
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. RN who graduated from Concorde Career College
    Another fake post=another big red flag.
    Jun 18
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  5. Obamacare? what are your thoughts
    You won't find a bigger critic of Obamacare than myself. But as a nurse in the acute care hospital setting, I don't see how it's going to make my patients sicker then they are already by the time I...
    May 24
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. Male pediatric nurses?
    Peds nurse here. As a male, I'm outnumbered for sure. But have never been made to feel out if place. Go for it if that's what you want!
    May 18
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  7. Thanks
    Congrats on your new job! Although, I will miss your posts. I have always been curious about the NICU and think it would be interesting and gratifying. As a 40 something dude, more then a few times I...
    May 13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  8. Experience
    Why would you take them at their word that you will have to buy out your contract? Of course they'll tell you that. They want to scare you into staying! Have you actually read the contract? Have...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. So much for the dream job
    I'm curious , what did the supervisor say to you when you confronted him/her and you voiced your displeasure with the email?
    Mar 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Lifestyle Discrimination
    We could solve this and a many other problems by getting rid of a system in which your insurance and healthcare is not tied to employment.
    Feb 18
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. AOL pits 401Ks against healthcare benefits.
    No doubt, the CEO didn't handle this well . However, how is this a republican issue? You have no idea if they had to pay the $2 million, do you? The matching contributions are a benefit...
    Feb 14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. breaking your RN New Grad contract early
    They don't always use their legal counsel for such things though as often these type of contracts aren't enforceable. Instead, a HR person puts together a document that is effective at scaring...
    Feb 13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. breaking your RN New Grad contract early
    Without seeing it, no one can tell you if the contract is binding or not. There are many reasons it may not be. In the contract, what did they promise to do for you? Did they do it?
    Feb 13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. breaking your RN New Grad contract early
    You just gave legal advice. You don't know he/she is responsible or bound to it.
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. Adult PCU RN transition into Peds?
    Go for it! My nursing background was similar to yours. I worked in an adult PCU and an adult med/surg tele. I also got burned out on the same things you speak of. I interviewed for a peds cvicu...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  16. To RNs, what are your thoughts about the mandated nurse-patient ratio?
    I did Google it. Nothing has happened with this bill since May. Skimming over it, I didn't see anything that would discourage hospitals from cutting down CNA staff, transporters, etc. I could...
    Feb 7
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. PRN hours decreased because of the ACA
    I was about to chime in, but I think it would be useless with the group in this thread. I'll go with your strategy and go elsewhere.
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Which are the best institutions for...?
    The nature of this question leads me to believe you do not have much experience as a nurse. If I am correct, you would be wasting your time and money pursuing an education program for any of...
    Jan 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Obamacare and Nursing.. what do you think?
    Sounds like you are saying that healthcare insurance is nothing like home or car insurance, and that a true healthcare market doesn't really exist. I agree. However, if our insurance was ONLY...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Obamacare and Nursing.. what do you think?
    There are many reasons why auto and home insurance is relatively cheap compared to health insurance. Some of those reasons: -Auto and home insurance is real insurance. It pays only for when...
    Jan 9
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Affordable Care Act Users Guide for Nurses
    Me neither. But the OP and others believe it should be.
    Jan 4
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Affordable Care Act Users Guide for Nurses
    I'm amazed that some think that those of us who disagree with a president's policies do so on personal grounds. We must also hate poor people, women, homosexuals, etc. too, right? No one would...
    Jan 4
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Affordable Care Act Users Guide for Nurses
    I'm confused by some of these facts that seem to contradict each other. For example: So, it's a "myth" that healthcare premiums will go up on individual plans. Great! Oh, wait. I look at...
    Jan 4
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. Affordable Care Act Users Guide for Nurses
    This is opinion: "as nurses we are obligated to make sure that patients and their families understand the basic workings of the law. Nurses are in a position of trust and as such we should be able...
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Hanging It Up
    Congrats!
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses


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