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  1. What did your manager do for you?
    Congratulations. I just left my old manager for I a new job with a new manager. She is new to the job as well. My question to you is what shoud I do, how should I behave, with her?
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Anti-Intellectualism in Nursing
    I was agreeing with everything until the last sentence. If your instructors were saying C students make better nurses well, I guess that proves the point.
    Aug 19
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. How guilty do you feel?
    Why on Earth would a manager be texting their employees on their day of?!? To me that's just unprofessional. Makes me glad I never gave my cell number out though. When they call the machine gets it....
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Kaiser-opinions
    I just accepted a position at Kaiser. Since most of the topics are closed I was interested in genuine opinions, advice, and tips for doing my best. I understand nothing is perfect and there will be...
    Aug 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Magnet(TM) Certification- Cost-effective?
    I have been in a union for seven years at my former facility and will be in a union at my new facility. I don't think I will ever take another job that isn't union. I worked for a non-union facility...
    Jul 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Magnet(TM) Certification- Cost-effective?
    I honestly can't see how magnet could replace a good union. Then again, I have seen crappy union facilities and good non-union facilities. I am only familiar with one magnet facility and although...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Surrendering RN Scope!
    I think that is a TJC mandate. It seems like a great deal of the regulations that remove our autonomy come from TJC
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. Magnet(TM) Certification- Cost-effective?
    I just found out that some states don't require nurses to take microbiology. It is required in my state and I'm interested in it anyway. That sounds more like an education issue not a magnet issue
    Jul 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Magnet(TM) Certification- Cost-effective?
    Nothing to see here. Im on a phone.
    Jul 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Online Microbiology
    I cannot imagine that you could learn what you need to know in an online micro course, but I am sure you could take it at a local community college an satisfy the requirement? It seems insane to not...
    Jul 17
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. CC--->CSUF possible?
    I graduated from a community college in the IE and got into CSUF with no problem. My GPA through nursing school was 4.0, but I had a 3-something for all courses on my transcript which included two...
    Jul 17
    Forum: California Nursing
  12. Does leaving CA for a BSN make it harder to get a job?
    Consider the EL-MSN program at California State University Fullerton. They accept only students with degrees in other fields (like you) and there will not be a huge wait list. The EL-MSN students I...
    Jul 17
    Forum: California Nursing
  13. A heartfelt thank you to the Allnurses community (Passed Nclex)
    I was actually thinking of posting how much I appreciate the AN community myself. I have been browsing other nursing communities lately and it seems there are a great deal of archaic,...
    Jul 17
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Surrendering RN Scope!
    Yes I'm quite concerned that I may be sanctioned by the BRN now because I bought my mother probiotics. If Ensure is out of my scope kefir certainly is.
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. Surrendering RN Scope!
    Same here, but it makes me so incredibly sad. I like patient care. I like fixing people. I genuinely enjoy it. I hate all the other BS.
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. Surrendering RN Scope!
    This! At my facility these ridiculous orders are pre-filled, of course most docs never change the parameters, so yeah. Instead of the old mantra "if it wasn't charted, it wasn't done" it is becoming...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. Surrendering RN Scope!
    Agreed. Maybe thats why there is so damn much data entry;). I swear I am sitting more than I used to and I have gained 20-30 pounds since coming to the unit. This charting is killing me. I went into...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. Surrendering RN Scope!
    Although I agree with what you say wholeheartedly, I did want to point out that Physical/Occupational Therapists and and Registered Dieticians are usually more educated than us in their respective...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. Health Care and Contraception: Did the Supreme Court Get It Right?
    I don't know who you are MunoRN, but after reading this debate, I would vote for you. I love you. Thank you.
    Jul 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. The Scarlet Letter Nurse
    I looked at your profile to determine where you might be. As stated by another poster some states have more employee protections than others. I know from my own experience that a misdemeanor...
    Jul 9
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  21. Health Care and Contraception: Did the Supreme Court Get It Right?
    Personally I am opposed to that. To me it's worse than abortion. I'm not making it illegal or preventing people from getting their fertility treatments paid for by their insurance.
    Jul 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Health Care and Contraception: Did the Supreme Court Get It Right?
    But I haven't read them all yet!!!! these posts are giving me Ambitious Outrage. I need it.
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Health Care and Contraception: Did the Supreme Court Get It Right?
    your daughter is not fighting for her rights to nondiscriminatory health insurance is she? Is she also supporting herself and her {growing} family on that wage? She better be ready because they...
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Health Care and Contraception: Did the Supreme Court Get It Right?
    I am actually pursuing my Masters so I can then obtain my Doctorate so that I may prescribe these drugs and perform abortions. I will not be doing this from an armchair. I will however fight for my...
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Health Care and Contraception: Did the Supreme Court Get It Right?
    You are not very well-versed in labor law are you?
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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