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  1. Grand Canyon RN-BSN
    I have... 5 more classes, I think. I started the MSN bridge program but decided to finish off the BSN first to get the pay raise sooner and open up more options. Looks like I just got a B in Nursing...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. What do you think of 12 hour shifts?
    I hate both equally. But I'd rather have 4 days off than 2. I think it's easier to manage if you're day shift, too. working nights throws everything off.
    Jun 2
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  3. Use your call light - Wisely
    Some of the facebook comments are ridiculous. People are way too sensitive about this stuff.
    May 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Nursing Student question HELP!
    Sure it should be. We need more diversity in this field. ;)
    Apr 21
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  5. Nurses continue to eat their young
    I must have missed the memo where an experienced RN has the God-given or professional duty to test someone who did tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as an 11-bravo about "mental toughness" (or anyone...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. I feel like a glorified maid
    I'm 7 months in and already feel it. All this talk in school and in literature of "autonomy" and "professionalism" makes me cackle now. At my hospital we have no custodial staff at night, no...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Transgender Nurses - experiences/opinions
    Do whatever you want, Christ, you only live once. You can't honestly expect to do this and eyebrows not be raised, so if that's what you're looking for then take a spoonful of reality and work on how...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Strippers hired for nursing home patients, lawsuit alleges
    Patient centered care epitomized!
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Annoying female coworker conversations
    I want to personally applaud the original poster of this topic for so excellently rustling the female jimmies on this website. I worked on construction sites and martial arts studios most recently...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  10. Nurses continue to eat their young
    I have to disagree. Coming from a few different fields myself (military, criminal justice, construction, martial arts) it is much more prevalent in nursing in my experience. In some fields, people...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Nurses continue to eat their young
    Bite back. and be prickly. prickly helps you to keep from being eaten.
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. For-Profit Schools That Offer Online Nursing Programs
    Try a simple google search, it might help you. The author of this article already wrote at least one article covering as much.
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  13. Feeling sad and anxious before night shift
    I feel the exact same way. I thought I'd be a night person but so far I haven't adjusted well. I think some people just aren't night people... but keep it up until you can make a transition!
    Apr 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Lifestyle Discrimination
    Their smoking habit is slightly more complicated than whether or not they do it on their breaks at work, lol
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. Precepting
    I think your expectations of not having to show them certain things is telling. Just because they have experience doesn't mean they are fast learners... they may even be slow learners! They're not...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Different color scrub Top and Pants, does that look ok for Male nurses?
    I don't wear different brands of the same color, but I almost always wear two-tone scrubs. Black top blue/red/green bottoms, black bottoms red/green/blue top. It's hard to describe glorified pajamas...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  17. Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired: Sleeping on duty
    Sprint 100 yards?! Lol, I'm trying to imagine the facility where this would be doable.
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Why Do I Care?
    It's a career. There is no reason anyone should sacrifice pay, prestige, vertical mobility, career advancement or happiness when an opportunity for any of those arise. I understand your frustration,...
    Feb 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. A feeling of impending doom
    Sounds like you work at my hospital, lol. Bedside nursing is a circle the drain gig. Sink or swim, head above water to survive as management rushes to cut costs everywhere.
    Nov 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How to drop subtle hints with my nursing students about faith.
    I'm offended that you're offended at me being open about my world view. Seems like a giant circle imho.
    Nov 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  21. Need a hug
    I never tell the patients we're short, but they usually comment to me "you people must be short" due to how we are running around.
    Oct 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. What Baffles You?
    I'm baffled when hospitals eliminate CNA's, implement a slow and outdated computer charting system and assign RN's to doing breathing treatments instead of RT's and then tell you incremental overtime...
    Oct 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. You think the "Nursing Glut" is bad now?
    States with unions.
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Need Advice... Nurse stealing non-narcotic medication
    This. No evidence, no crime. You're stirring up trouble for yourself over a Zofran that you have never seen be stolen.
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Am I an idiot? Should I give up?
    Who cares? Keep listening to heart beats and tell your teacher to take the stick out of her nose. After she's done with you, of course.
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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