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  1. Family claims hospital's staff shortage responsible for fatal crash
    I'm glad short staffing/ work overload in healthcare is beginning to make headlines. I read a few days ago about this young inmate who died from severe food allergies, and an investigation cited that...
    Nov 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Rude/ Inconsiderate nurses during clinicals
    Op, not to say that they're no rude nurses out there, but come back and read your post after you've worked as a nurse for at least 2 years- hopefully in a teaching hospital...
    Nov 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Where Was The Nurse???
    6. Eckert watched as doctors searched his stool. No narcotics were found. In what alternate universe???
    Nov 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Nursing makes me hate fat people
    Absolutely OP! After working rehab for 3+ years, I'm finding it increasingly hard not to feel resentful towards my obese pt's. A lot of it has to do with management's inadequate staffing and lack of...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Anyone transitioned from Acute Rehab to Med Surg??
    So I've been working for about three years in various rehab settings. I started out out in an LTC, then to an acute rehab floor in a hospital then to a spinal cord injury unit. I've picked up a...
    Jul 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Any ADN-BSN programs without ridiculous papers?
    I feel your pain OP. I'm currently enrolled at the local state university's ADN to BSN program. The writing does feel like alot of BS- I have to go over the vague and lengthy instructions at least...
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  7. Tired of it all
    It happened with the housing market, and I feel healthcare's day of reckoning is coming soon. Things can only go the way they are for so long, and I have no idea what to expect when the dust settles-...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. These two hats are wearing me down
    So due to varying circumtances, my floor has lost about 90% of our CNAs in the last couple of months and leadership has been slow to replace them.
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. How Do I Toughen Up At Work? Part 1
    Rn/writer, I'm really not exaggerating when I say that this is going to be a life changer for me. I wrote down a few thoughts last night and went through them with a rational mind, and I had a :idea:...
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. how can these schools get away with SCAMMING people?
    I have talked about for profits till I was blue in the face :spbox:. Recently though, I've noticed how certain individuals will proudly proclaim that the nursing program they attended was very...
    Oct 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Nurses protest at HCA Largo Medical Center
    I can honestly say that I applied for a job there this summer- I guess a new grad RN isn't good enough for LMC, but an unsafe pt ratio is. Oh well...
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  12. Who Gets To Be Called Doctor?
    Thanks. Sorry about that.
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Who Gets To Be Called Doctor?
    saw this on msnbc today. i actually agree that it can be misleading to the patient, but legislation is a bit of overkill. here's the rest of the story in case you missed it. ...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. How well does misogyny work out in your facility?
    I'm curious to see if his school school lets him graduate- freedom of speech and all...and yes, I do think he's disturbed on some level.
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. What is the fate of the new graduate RN?
    I give up. Thanks for the kudos though.
    Sep 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. What is the fate of the new graduate RN?
    OP... :anbd::anbd::anbd:
    Sep 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Grady Hospital.......
    Channel- happy for you, but this is (imo) is TMI. There's plenty of threads on here about people losing their jobs for online postings. Why would you risk it??
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  18. Nurse Staffing Costs Must Be Weighed Against Cost of Errors
    Maybe, all these billboards around town (at least in my area) proudly proclaiming hospital A&B's ER wait times should be changed to reflect the nurse to patient ratio...
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Pct refused delegation
    Friday my manager called me on the phone and asked me about the situation. She said, "Deana (name changed) says you won't change patients or empty colostomies because it makes you vomit." Admittedly...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Teen Arrested For Posing As Physican Assistant
    Future Steven Russell in the making.
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Job posting- "Must not be overweight"
    Not on the same level of ridiculous as the posting, but I have seen job listings for flight nurses that list a healthy BMI as a requirement.
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Sympathy strike...would you do it??
    My intent was not to trivialize anything or anyone- I apologize if it was perceived that way. But let's not lose focus here; if the other place doesn't succeed... your 'ideal work place' won't be so...
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  23. Sympathy strike...would you do it??
    First they came for the communists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then...
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  24. $450 scrub top... yeah, I know, for real.
    That "dusty rose" one should be renamed 'County jail orange". Wonder where the inspiration for that one came from.
    Aug 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  25. Low Staffing Levels May Have Contributed To Patient Deaths
    (crmc ceo john) kristel said in an interview with the sentinel thursday that staffing for nurses in general has been something of a challenge over the last few years. ...
    Aug 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing News


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