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  1. I LIED to a professor
    Follow your conscience. If you have a spiritual/religious adviser, talk with that person and ask for prayer for guidance. You can ask God to give you peace and strength to do whatever you believe...
    11:05 am
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Coworker tried converting me on my break
    nicely but firmly tell her you are not interested in becoming her religion at this time, but you will let her know if anything changes. Let her know you appreciate her concern for your welfare but...
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Daughters of Charity Sale to Prime Healthcare
    How can a hospital be forced to stay open if it's losing money - just my conjecture, thinking aloud
    Feb 23
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Ask a question till reporting nurse can't answer one
    For us old timers, report always includes the best possible History and Physical findings. If you're not giving H&P, what are you giving? My pet peeve is nurses who want to give report but aren't...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. What have you lived through? (Let's reminisce)
    I remember when I got bullied every day in school, which seriously screwed with my head for life, but no one gave a toot about it. I remember when people could spell. I remember when we could...
    Feb 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    They might not be under the CDC, but they probably have a Central Bank and are run by billionaires who consider the mass of people on earth to be useless except as worker bees. I hope people...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  7. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    If you can correlate all of that, correlation must not be too right-on.
    Jan 30
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  8. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    I don't think it's a matter of hating autistic kids. I think that we would almost all prefer a healthy kids, but we differ on how best to achieve this. If you have not checked out Alex Jones'...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  9. Can a LPN make minimum payments of $50 if your 39,000 in debt?
    It is understandable that you would want to compare notes with others who've traveled this road, maybe glean some knowledge from others. But for real answers about what your lender(s) would allow...
    Jan 25
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. Is it Ethical to Refuse to Treat a Patient due to Sexual Identity?
    Ruby, how do you know fundamentalist Christians refused and that others you listed did not? Thanks for any documentation you can provide.
    Jan 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. married/engaged/involved students, how are you juggling your relationship w/ school?
    It might go away. Maybe he has truly repented and will be faithful from now on. OP, do as others have suggested. Have a little talk with him, but don't make him feel more guilty than he might...
    Jan 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Is it Ethical to Refuse to Treat a Patient due to Sexual Identity?
    Who is actually required to act? I guess that would include EMT's, paramedics, ER workers, workers who take on the nurse-patient relationship and accept their assignments by arriving at work,...
    Jan 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Dealing with drug seekers without alienating them
    A relative of mine has chronic exertional compartment syndrome. CECS His pain is never less than 4, often it is 7 or more, even on Morphine ER and IR. Who has ever even heard of chronic CS? ...
    Jan 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Why are culturally stereotypical behaviors so tolerated?
    What trouble are they causing? The only way to handle this is to learn Tagalog if that's the language upsetting you. And to see if your bosses will ban languages other than English on duty, with...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. Why are culturally stereotypical behaviors so tolerated?
    That hackles get raised is one of her main points. I have seen, even here on Allnurses, that whites get reprimanded more than do people of color or of certain ethnicities. Essentially, all...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. Rude coworkers
    First, I'm sorry about the person who was fine then suddenly died. Don't feel too badly, though - people die suddenly a lot. Stroke, heart, respiratory - it happens. Sometimes unexpectedly,...
    Jan 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Getting report during change of shift
    Does your Manager back you up? Ours backs up ER.
    Jan 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Fell asleep at private case
    Where does OP say she befriended anyone on FB?
    Jan 12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. Fell asleep at private case
    Accept responsibility. But gently remind the agency that you were staying over at their request, past your normal ending time. Unless you need the money, don't ever again agree to work over...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. New nurse no training?
    So, OP, what is your decision? Take the job with lots of fear, an evasive boss, and no orientation? Or go see the boss in person and make him give you the time, attention, and training you need? ...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. Case Management Across State Lines/Military (Licensing)
    Since the military is ordering the move, will it help pay for your expenses (new licenses)? Tell the employer as little as possible about your personal biz. Always. Tell everyone as little as...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  22. Venting and Sub-par Programs
    IF she said you should have WENT, that was wrong usage of English. She should have said, "You should have GONE".
    Jan 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Passing things on
    If you get hurt while working off the clock, you might not be covered by Workers' Compensation, disability insurance, etc. You need to rethink this. You've either got to get a different job,...
    Jan 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Passing things on
    She said she wasn't meaning all night nurses. Didn't you see her disclaimer? If you did see it, why did you ignore it?
    Jan 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Tolerance and acceptace of gay nurses and patients
    I think we should discuss it, just not be forced to discuss it at work. I'm trying to work at work, and I don't usually have time to sit and discuss a lot, especially such volatile topics as race,...
    Jan 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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