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  1. All I Want for Christmas is...
    All I want for Christmas is a job in where I want to further my education in, and it's not at the bedside.
    Dec 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Medicare Cuts Payments To 721 Hospitals With Highest Rates Of Infections, Injuries
    I cringed when I looked at the list.
    Dec 23
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Novum PRS-Anyone work for them?
    I just applied for a job with Novum PRS and have an interview tentatively next week. Does anyone work for them? If so, what's it like?
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Five Ways to Convince Patients they Need Flu Shots
    I have taken care of a lot of patients who got the flu vaccine this year and still tested positive for Influenza A and B. Even the CDC admits that this year's vaccine may not be as effective. I...
    Dec 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Is Nursing Killing You or Making You Stronger?
    I'd say the former. I feel like I've aged at least 5 years in the 2 years I've worked at the bedside. Now I am looking for desk jobs which involve more computer work. Only nurses with children and...
    Nov 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. The "politics" of tattling.
    I think you need to find a new job where your patient load isn't so ridiculous, and where coworkers don't act like sharks. With the deck stacked against you, it was only a matter of time before you...
    Nov 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. What is My Family Thinking?
    Rejection is often God's protection. You didn't need to get sucked up into that nonsense.
    Nov 24
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Having a hard time saying 'no' to working overtime
    I'm only picking up overtime because of the huge differential offered on top of my hourly wage. And I am straight nights so I will only pick up night time hours. Night shift differential may not be...
    Nov 22
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  9. "Warrior Angels rise above corporate health care rules"-Letter to the editor
    Just saw this letter to the editor in the local paper. I don't know which hospital he went to but it doesn't matter. I was just struck by his appreciation for the nurses and the doctor who did...
    Nov 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. RN Detained and Quarantined As Ebola Hysteria Reaches a New Low
    Ad this is why I do not want to care for someone with Ebola. I am not willing to quarantine myself for 21 days in a hospital. I have two dogs and I live alone. Who will take care of them?
    Oct 26
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. Amber Vinson has obtained a high power attorney
    It's my hope that Texas Presbyterian gets their asses shut down and be made an example of. Ebola was the match that lit the fire, but the firewood and paper, not to mention gasoline has been there...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  12. Suicide by antibotics ?
    It's very easy to get any medication online. There are some Canadian pharmacies online that will send prescription medications for a low price even without a doctor's prescription. I must say,...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Burned out and hate nursing
    Oh shut up. Just because a nurse doesn't like her job doesn't mean they are a dangerous nurse.
    Oct 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Has being a nurse changed your outlook on...
    Oh yes. I still need to actually draft a living will but I know it I'm at the point of needing dialysis, if I'm on a ventilator with a trach and PEG, if I have stage IV cancer, if I am diagnosed...
    Sep 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Signs the patient population is doable ?
    No, this generation will die in their 50s and 60s. We won't live as long as the previous generations.
    Sep 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Signs the patient population is doable ?
    No. In general, Americans everywhere are acting like schmucks. Whether it's in the inner city, middle of nowhere Nebraska, a rich suburb of Silicon Valley, or the deep South, in general people are...
    Sep 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. What's your Myers-Briggs personality type?
    INTJ. When I first took this test 6 years ago in my first year of nursing school, I thought it was a load of bull hockey. Now, I realize it's pretty accurate and wish I paid more attention to...
    Sep 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What makes a COB crusty?
    I would only give up a chair if all other computer stations are taken and the doctor has to put in orders. Too bad EPIC does not have an app for a tablet.
    Sep 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Nurse gets fired after MD complaint
    I don't know. I want to side with the nurse but I see some concrete examples of poor judgement. I do hope these allegations are not lies. I was a victim of lies against my practice, and this was...
    Sep 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. What Keeps Nurses Up at Night?
    -Seeing CABG/Valve patients that should not have been operated on, and unsurprisingly, sending the patients back to the CCU where they get worse. One patient really comes to mind, and makes me...
    Aug 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. What Docs Don't Understand About Nurses
    I have heard from several people that I wouldn't want to have the responsibility of a doctor, not to mention the heavy student debt. I have more responsibility now as a nurse. I am caring for the...
    Aug 28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Starting to find some aspects degrading
    This is why I'm switching to straight nights in the next month. I have come to loathe human beings. If I have to work at the bedside, then I would rather work on a shift where I don't have to deal...
    Aug 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. what's your take on this?
    I think it's reasonable what your manager asks of you. The majority of people are not to be trusted, so it is best not to divulge personal information. That being said, I have tried to tell my...
    Jul 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Does your hospital have a cutoff time for discharges?
    Typically, only during day shift. The latest I've seen someone go is close to 1900, just before change of shift. Our goal time to discharge patients by is 1100, and we're supposed to tell patients...
    Jul 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Should I go to school to become a nurse or PA?
    PA school.
    Jun 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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