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  1. RT vs. RN? Is RT a useless profession?
    Ok but what about those on M/S units? I can understand their value in ICU but..... I worked in a rural hospital where the RNs were expected to do all the duoneb tx's on night shift. However,...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Black listing
    I have been wondering a lot about this as well And what about those emails/questionnaires they send out to your references? What if a nurse cannot contact their previous manager to get their...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. Still don't get the BSN ADN thing...
    Precisely. Why would that study even matter in the U.S.? To my understanding, European nursing education differs so greatly from the model here in the states that our BONs give them (nurses from...
    Jul 14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. States with no income tax?
    http://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/3/wyoming-had-lowest-state-local-tax-burden-in-2011/ Wyoming!!!
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Reflection of accepting a job offer for North Dakota
    I would also check into SD, WY, NE. I just looked at some facilities in these states and there were multiple entry level jobs posted.
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. Could research publications make it difficult to find a job?
    I suspect those who interviewed you are intimidated of you because you have more education than they do. You may be coming off as too intellectual and they think you aren't really going to want to...
    Jul 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Health Care and Contraception: Did the Supreme Court Get It Right?
    You asked where poor women can get reduced cost birth control. As for the situation in Texas - how poor women are being affected - of course sources like The Texas Observer and any liberal group...
    Jul 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Health Care and Contraception: Did the Supreme Court Get It Right?
    http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/fb_contraceptive_serv.html Poor women have access to free/low cost birth control thru county health clinics, planned parenthood ect. According to this article there...
    Jul 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. New graduate moving to colorado please help!
    CO is a desirable location and there are lots of nursing schools in the Denver area. This makes for a lot of competition to get into a new grad residency. I would get experience before making the...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  10. Good Nursing Books
    EBooks on Amazon. Nursing Sucks: 101 Reasons you don't Want to be a Nurse. Actually quite insiteful and kindve amusing.
    Jul 4
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Bachelors in a non nursing field and need advice on getting my BSN
    Scary how many people out there still believe there is a "shortage."
    Jun 29
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. B52 cocktail
    I work with a nurse who suggested this for a client we have - IM Ativan 6mg does not even phase his behaviors. She asked the physician but he will not prescribe it. Always wondered why.
    Jun 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. If you fail a nursing course twice...
    Before spending more money on repeating/reenrolling do some serious self reflection as to why you failed a course twice.....
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How many different nursing positions have you had?
    9 years - ASN. I am in my 5th job which is my longest at 2.5 years. These were all different areas.
    Jun 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Is nursing school worth it?
    you are in an area saturated with nurses - are you willing to relocate for a job if you can't find one in your locale?
    Jun 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Hospital will not hire smokers
    There are 29 states that have "smoker protection laws." http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smoker_Protection_Law. I worked with a CNA last night who took excessive smoke breaks (10 in 8 hours). Making...
    Jun 23
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. Hospital will not hire smokers
    The problem with "smoke free campuses" is that it doesn't really deter the smokers. They just take longer breaks by leaving the hospital property. It is also an issue of having healthier...
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. Husband not supportive of me going to school
    But that is not the case everywhere. It was suggested to the OP that she research the job market/requirements for BSN in her locale.
    Jun 17
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Husband not supportive of me going to school
    Good points, Brandon. OP have you read other posts here on AN? You will find that nurses are discouraged with their jobs as well. Many of us would love to have your position. Granted, you are...
    Jun 17
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Husband not supportive of me going to school
    What do you do now for work? I can understand where your husband is coming from. Believe me, the grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence.
    Jun 17
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. What crosses your mind when you see elaborate help wanted ads for RNs in news...
    I pm'd you Nola. Not in ND but similar "energy boom" area.
    Jun 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. What crosses your mind when you see elaborate help wanted ads for RNs in news...
    So yesterday morning, I was looking thru the newspaper and here is this large, full color ad from a hospital in a town about 3 hours away advertising for OB RN's. $5k sign on bonus. Will even train...
    Jun 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I would like to hear your opinion.
    You are right. Keep that m/s position
    Jun 9
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  24. I Hope No One Hires You
    This is true. I wonder why it is not a reportable offense by BONs.
    Jun 9
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Fired 6 weeks into orientation
    It could have been for any other reason and they just "used" the med errors as an excuse. I wouldn't bother listing them on your resume
    Jun 9
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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