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  1. Looking For Other Pa Nurses!!!!
    :wavey: Hi All! I'm in Erie:wavey: Received my license in !987 and my specialty is med-surg(also received certification via ANCC). Looking to relocate within PA but am also considering relocation out...
    Dec 31, '05
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  2. 12 hr shifts-  a thing of the past?
    I worked 12 hour shifts for 14 years and loved them. Yes, they were tiring at times but I loved working them. Errors can be made at any time so I'm not one to believe statistics that account for a...
    Aug 28, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I recommend this site for anyone in the nursing field
    I too enjoy this site though I don't have much time to visit. Going to make more of an effort though as there are so many helpful topics let alone general chit chat.
    Aug 25, '05
    Forum: allnurses Testimonials
  4. Consequences of Bad Choices
    I would be extremely suspicious of the wife. Just because she hasn't been arrested doesn't mean the police didn't suspect her;perhaps they had no hardcore evidence. I would contact the police(again)...
    Mar 19, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Opinions/comments r/t unions,nursing shortage
    thanks for the replies so far! unions do have pros and cons . i believe the pros otweigh the cons especially when healthcare workers can be terminated without warning and especially if one is a...
    Jan 7, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Opinions/comments r/t unions,nursing shortage
    do you think nursing issues would be better resolved if nurses were allowed to form unions? also, hospitals complain about the shortage and mandatory ratios-has it occured to them that if we had been...
    Jan 7, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. In One Sentence; if you weren't a nurse, you'd be a ________
    I would become a veterinarian!!:p
    Jan 6, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Advice needed for patient saftey/concerns
    I applaud your integrity as a new nurse as too often new grads/employees wish to make a good impression by completing inappropriate tasks. You were correct in not giving the med(as it sounds like it...
    Dec 17, '03
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. Things that make you go "EEEWWW"
    Several years ago while working med-surg I admitted a gentleman who was obese,immobile and obviously unable to care for himself. He was admitted for leg ulcers heavily infested with maggots. They...
    Sep 7, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. So.... How many years have YOU been a nurse??
    Though I've only been an RN for 16 years I've noticed many changes. Most prominent is the hiring of untrained staff to assist with patient care. My current medical unit has hired employees who have...
    Aug 19, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion