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  1. Jobs for nurses, besides nursing!?!
    There was a RN on here that got a provisional teaching license and got hired on teaching h.s. Science. In an under served rural area.
    Aug 4
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Does Everyone Actually Hate Nurses?
    The most disrespect I have encountered as a nurse is from other nurses and CNA's. (It is called horizontal violence). I have never had anyone else (family, friends or general public) ever disrespect...
    Aug 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Nicotine Test, No smoking policy
    I hope you are right, in this case. Kinda like the FMLA laws supposedly protecting pregnant workers, the employer just finds a way around it.
    Aug 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Nicotine Test, No smoking policy
    It is interesting that 29 states actually have laws that "protect the rights of smokers." http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smoker_Protection_Law Living in one, I worked at a facilitity that made...
    Aug 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nicotine Test, No smoking policy
    Anyone who needs a "smoker friendly" environment - come work with me. The smokers rule to roost. I would love to work in a "nicotine free" establishment.
    Aug 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. New Grad Nurse applying for jobs in CO
    FAA Aqbv!
    Jul 31
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  7. Front Range Community College - Fort Collins
    A friend of mine who graduated 3 years ago from FRCC said a lot of her classmates left the state to find acute care jobs. She found employment with a hospice in Denver. I would suggest keeping your...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  8. New Grad Nurse applying for jobs in CO
    Great hospitals - intensely competitive to get into their new grad programs.
    Jul 30
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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


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