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  1. Working crazy hours
    I could work 24/7. The question here is not how many hours.. are many are SAFE hours. It's NOT about the nurses earning potential... you must take into consideration how you can perform with so...
    5:44 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. That person
    Ahh! Perfect answer as always ,GrnTea.
    4:52 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. That person
    Quite sure they know you are a nurse.. when you are the patient. That info is given in report as a "heads up". The rude nurse- patient was of course, inappropriate. Yes, sometimes a nurse-...
    4:50 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. That person
    Curious as to why you titled your thread "that person". Not necessary to make an announcement.. it will soon become obvious by the questions you ask. As far as how you will then be...
    3:52 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. What has your workplace done to retain nurses?
    In my mind,fun and simple does not correlate to retention. I myself, do not appreciate fluff attempts at appreciation. Recently I received an email from my manager expressing appreciation for my...
    10:37 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Getting a job with a summons offense
    Talk to an attorney before you drive yourself crazy over this. You should be able to get an initial consultation free of charge. Never too late to get an offense expunged. Found out if this is what...
    9:02 am
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  7. Effect of IV narcotic leaked from syringe onto hand
    The IV form of narcotics would not absorb into your skin. That's why we inject it instead of rubbing it on :) Wishing you could relax a little. Anxiety won't help the learning process. Good...
    8:59 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Working with Chinese Americans
    I have had the pleasure of working in the most diverse culture in the world. That was in Honolulu. It was no different than working in another diverse culture of downtown Detroit. The nurse...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. when patients are prescribed marijuana
    I would not worry my pretty little head about this. The doctor has prescribed the medication, pharmacy dispensed the medication... I administer the medication. End of story.
    Apr 15
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Charge nurses
    I became the charge nurse when my manager asked me to take the role. I kept it because it paid more and my physical work load was less. Must have been good at it because... I got a big old plaque...
    Apr 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Unemployed experienced nurses
    Consider some of the smaller companies. The major ones have so many applications coming through, it takes time to process them all and you get lost in the shuffle. You may enjoy traveling. I...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. if you hate nursing, what would you rather do instead?
    "Would you like fries with that ? "
    Apr 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. hard time time for reinstatement
    You have earned a MBA. That degree will open so many doors for you. I think most people who have earned that degree did so to run the other way from nursing. Do you feel you have something to...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  14. Nurse with disabilities and case management
    Hospital case management could be too physical for you. What is your background? Look into insurance companies, especially where you can telecommute. Start by searching "work from home" on this...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  15. I want this job!
    No child care experience? Ever? Did you ever babysit, take care of siblings, any thing like that?
    Apr 11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. On being someone's breakfast....
    You are quite articulate in writing( very useful in nursing school BTW)... Use that skill in real time. Please be aware that the rolling of eyes and raising of the voice is NOT acceptable in any...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. On being someone's breakfast....
    And mean people suck.
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Allergic to hand sanitizer :/
    Ama, first of all stop beating yourself up because you have an allergy. You have not "failed" your employer ,or any one else because of this. Take time to get control of the situation , and move...
    Apr 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. What do I do?
    Paramedic preparation would entail another course of study that you should pursue. You are not clear on your course of study. Please.. use your counselors and get their assistance on the path...
    Apr 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Any advice?
    Excuse my snooping into the Men in Nursing Forum. As nursing is a 94 % female dominated profession, perhaps your query directed to men .. could limit your insights into the field. I also,...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. Help Help
    Hate to tell ya this doll, but that's a pretty basic question. Please get some tutoring for ratio and proportion calculations. I was good in math and I needed some extra help. The college...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Seasoned nurses
    I got into case management at the tender age of 61. Sent my resume to several contracting agencies and got my foot in the door at an insurance company. Worked for a few months as a contractor and...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Triage Call Bell?
    I worked in a brand spanking gazillion dollar unit that had these call lights. Spent the budget on pretty floors and computers in every room. Surely not more staff!! Patient ratio was 1:7, 1:8.......
    Apr 9
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. i feel not good enough...
    What is she saying to CNA's? She is not talking to any one in particular . She is saying, she is being not being utilized to the degree she has trained for. How could THAT possibly offend a CNA?...
    Apr 9
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. Do you read hospital Yelp reviews?
    No, but I will now!
    Apr 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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