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  1. Starting out in Trauma
    I get the feeling that what you are actually looking for is more like Medevac nursing,i.e, you go to the scene of the accident and transport the patient via helicopter to the ED. You should know...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  2. The Calling:  What Made Me Pursue a Nursing Career
    I never understood the idea that nursing has to be a "calling", or your not going to be a good nurse. Such nonsense, being a nurse doesn't equate with being a Nun, Priest or a Martyr, nursing is...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. Columbia-Presbyterian Emergency Room!- anyone???
    If you have worked in busy level 1 with the same sort of workload then you get the picture. It wasn't my intention to defer you from taking the job, just wanted to give you some nuts and bolts...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  4. Columbia-Presbyterian Emergency Room!- anyone???
    Columbia's adult ER is not Trauma designated they are only a 911 receiving facility, however the pediatric ER is a level 1. The Adult ER at Columbia is a very busy ER, and while it isn't trauma...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  5. Please read and respond. Way depressed.
    Oh Boy, you have got quite a few issues here, number one is your mental health is clearly declining and you need to take care of yourself pronto. Whether all this has anything to with your new role...
    May 21, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. Recent ASN grad -- Perfect time to follow my dream and relocate across the country?
    I say go for it, start applying to jobs Seattle and realize you may have to initially take a job you don't want but as time goes by you will be able to move into the area of nursing you really want. ...
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  7. What do I do after my clinical instructor told me I will never be a good nurse?
    Luckily you only have the 8 days left, just remember SHE isn't the gatekeeper to your career as a nurse. Get through her miserable class and don't look back. One thing you should know though is...
    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. What!?!?!?!
    Positively revolting, insulting and demeaning...yet why am I not surprised that there are nurses who are actually participating in the above. The subjugating and herding of nurses is so easy, a...
    Aug 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. What!?!?!?!
    I don't know why some of you are calling this a "med error", because it is not a med error. What she is saying is she forgot to scan the bag, which is a tool used for insurance reimbursement. ...
    Aug 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. New York City Nurses Protest Against Benefit Cuts - Demand Contract
    i take it you have never worked at presbyterian? the support staff at presbyterian have a very strong union and have fierce bonds with each other and sometimes even the nursing supervisors. you will...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. I have no idea what to do
    I have been working with this amazing woman who has gotten me interviews with several hospitals and so long as you're fexible I am quite sure she can help pretty much anyone. I have been out of...
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. "Work 20+ hours in your shifts or resign"
    You really are between a rock and hard place. Clearly this job is overwhelming in terms of the amount time you are expected to be away from home. You only just started and leaving at this point...
    Jun 19, '10
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  13. Largest Nurses Strike in US History - Replacement Nurses Arrive - Your opinion
    Strikes are always a touchy subject regardless of who is striking. I will say though it annoys me to no end that somehow if nurses go on strike the idea that it's "not for the money" always needs to...
    Jun 18, '10
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  14. New BSN Program in NYC - LIU Teams Up With Kings County Hospital
    "To help ease Brooklyn’s significant nursing shortage" Wow, just wow....What nursing shortage are they talking about? There is no nursing shortage, I am personally a highly experienced nurse...
    Apr 30, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. I feel like I will never  again be able to be a Nurse
    Hello Cathy, No I haven't been picky at all. Of course I would prefer days or evenings but I have applied to all sorts of jobs that I thought I might be qualified for. I applied to work nights in a...
    Apr 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I feel like I will never  again be able to be a Nurse
    Wow guys thanks for the replies, it really helps. I haven't gotten any feedback from the positions that I applied to just a standard "sorry YOU weren't selected, GOOD LUCK with YOUR job...
    Apr 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I feel like I will never  again be able to be a Nurse
    I cannot find a job, no matter where I apply, no matter what I apply for I am turned down each time. I have been out of nursing for about 8 years, however prior to that I was an ER nurse (in a big...
    Apr 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion