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  1. I Love Night Shift
    Good for you.
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Thinking about becoming a nurse...at 40!
    Oh please! Don't make it look like 40 is old. Go for it, young lady.
    Apr 17
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Esme Needs Your Prayers
    You are going to "PM" her? What does that entail?
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Behavioral health
    I have been a registered nurse for almost 2 decades; psychiatry has been me forte. Over the years, varies terminologies have been used for the field of Psychiatry, especially when referring to the...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. About the "do not crush" medications
    Perishable form? What's that?
    Mar 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Have you ever disliked a nursing job so much that you quit without notice?
    Dear Nola, It's unclear from your post as to what it is that you don't like about your current job that you are so revulsed by it and feel "nauseaus". Is it the work-load, long shifts, nursing...
    Mar 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Admission fee
    On November 23, 2013, I filled out an application form for admission to Florida International University for its ARNP course. Upon successful completion of the form, the website had me pay a fee of...
    Dec 30, '14
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  8. Please correct my grammar
    Dear DoIndia, I think that you have written a great introductory letter which hardly needs any amendment. However, I'd eliminate the word "positive" in the sentence, "I chose nursing because I want...
    Feb 23, '14
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  9. The Top 10 Things I Loved About Nursing
    Dear VivaLasViejas,Thanks for lifting up the sagging morale of some of us. I wish you the best in your post-nursing, and nascent retirement phase. You have earned it. I vividly recall reading your...
    Jan 8, '14
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  10. Cannabis and Healthcare 2014
    I have never smoked a cigaratte in my life much less used pot. But I think that nicotine is way more addictive and harmful (no medicinal property of nicotine seems to be on record unlike THC) than...
    Jan 8, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
    Dear mmTorrez,I could be wrong but everyone seems to compare apples to oranges. Other than hourly rate, one needs to compare cost of living too. For example, if you pay $800 for rent in Toronto but...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Writing up CNAs
    If you did not write up the CNA due to personal reasons, you have no reason to feel bad or guilty about it.
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. Kicked out of class for a "HIPAA" violation?
    I concur.
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  14. Medical retirement - inactive too soon
    Dear cancermom (I am addressing you so despite myself), I found your terminology "lurker" quite amusing (I would have called myself "a peeping Tom). :) Camaraderie aside, my heart goes out to you...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  15. Do you have 30 minutes for lunch?
    Most hospitals have a written policy about breaks. In an extraneous circumstance, if an employee is unable to take a break (code Blue, suicide, fire, etc), he/she must fill out a form to get paid for...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Legal implications of posts
    Does anyone know if the initial posts, replies, and opinions expressed in a forum like this can be used by an attorney (especially if it is controversial) against the author in a court of law?
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Medical retirement - inactive too soon
    My dear VivaLasViejas, I vividly recall your detailed narration of your trials and tribulations living with a component of mental-health issue (I shun and avoid using the terminology...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  18. Medical retirement - inactive too soon
    Dear Retired APRN, Kudos to you for your tenacity, zeal, and positive attitude. Although I am not a member of Inactive or Medically Retired nurses, your post has inspired me to be mentally prepared...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  19. Does Anyone Else NEVER get downstaffed?
    I mostly work in Psychiatry in Miami. A huge portion of our clientele is admitted due to substance-abuse issues and consequent initiation of Maxine Baker Act (Involuntary committment) for complaints...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Does Anyone Else NEVER get downstaffed?
    Oh! I thought that it mean "Rest (in) Peace" while cancelled.
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. "I don't know how you do it"
    I hear you loud and clear LaRoseRN. Very well said.
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  22. "I don't know how you do it"
    Dear KelRN215, Not to down-play Social Workers' contribution, I'd say that your job is much more difficult than theirs. Children have had no say in their affliction be it genetic, hereditary, or...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  23. Ped client with a difficult mom! HELP!!
    Dear TCooks7, I think that your license it at stake (forget about the job, that should be the least of your worries). She may do something so drastic and harm the child unwittingly (because she...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  24. Nurses dressing up for Halloween
    I think it would depend upon your area of nursing and whom you dress up as. For example, in Pediatrics, you could dress up as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. But you could certainly not dress up as a...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. My defining moment as a nurse...
    Could you please use bigger and bolder font? (I can't read this one from farther than 1/2 mile).
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing


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