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  1. study find NO progress in Safety at hospitals
    Why do you suppose more nurses don't speak up, and those that do speak up are labeled "trouble makers, or not a team player"?
    Nov 29, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Can I work with one year finished of a direct-entry Masters prgram?
    A Masters degree is a higher degree than any Bachelor's degree. That being said, there are differences in the program of study between a BA/BS degree. Both are equal in terms of having a degree and...
    Nov 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Questions about Army Civilian Nurse
    Hi LDRNMommy, I am also interested in working as a Civilian RN in the military. Any tips on resume writing would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
    Nov 27, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. What will you do after floor nursing?
    Kesr....How did you get into Clinical Research? What background are they looking for to enter that field after floor nursing?
    Nov 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Can I work with one year finished of a direct-entry Masters prgram?
    You can work as an RN if you pass the NCLEX-RN. If this is a second career type program, then you have at least a Bachelor's degree in a different field. Many hospitals accept the BA/BS if it's in...
    Nov 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Happy Moment in the ICU
    Moments like that make all the bad ones disappear! (Still crying) :)
    Nov 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Over worked Nurses
    It's always been true, will continue to be true (unfortunately) and getting worse by the day due to budget. In my unit, we downsize based on number of patients. While we take account the acuity, we...
    Nov 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Visiting hours and quality of care: an unscientific study
    I work in CA in a very busy ICU floor. We allow 24/7 visiting except during shift change and bedside procedures. My co-workers and I [I]hate[I] this policy. The hospital sites a study that showed...
    Nov 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. 12-Hour Nursing Shifts and Patient Safety: Time to abandon this concept?
    i personally like 12-hour shifts because i love having 4 days off to do other things. i work 3 straight days then a day of rest/massage/vegging out, followed by having a productive 3 days before i...
    Nov 14, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. having to tell your manager you're quitting....the good, bad, and ugly
    My unit has had several nurses quit because we have a manager that's not supportive AND hospital big wigs that's hypocritical and all about the bottom line (even though this puts patients at risk). ...
    Nov 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Personal questions from patients and visitors
    Generic questions don't bother me. It's the specific personal questions that I think are an invasion of my privacy. It's also not OK when co-workers ask or answer personal questions about me to...
    Jun 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. If i have a bs degree in biology how can i become a RN?
    If you know you absolutely want to become an RN then you should consider transfering to a school that offers a BSN. A Biology degree does not equal an RN. You will still have to complete...
    May 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Going to school to be a doctor, but took extreme interest to flight nursing
    All my life I also wanted to become a Physician. I was driven, adventurous, graduated at the top of my class and had a solid research background under my belt before I entered college. I did well...
    May 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. research shows cooling heart attack victims helps protect organs
    I work in an ICU where we use cooling measures after an MI. Taking care of these patients is a great responsibility and an awesome challenge. As with any treatment modality, there are mixed...
    May 6, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. I'm starting to change as a person. Is this what nursing is like?
    I'm going to have to respectfully disagree with a couple of the earlier posts. :twocents: 1) Nursing does not necessarily have to be a profession where we're taught to be submissive. Sure we have...
    Apr 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. What's your favorite area of nursing and why?
    I've always loved Critical Care Nursing - even when I was a student nurse. I now work in a very busy ICU and I love every minute of it. I also love floating/scheduling shifts in the ER. There's...
    Apr 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I'm starting to change as a person. Is this what nursing is like?
    Hi Summersent, You're the only person that can make the decision to quit now or pursue becoming an RN. Yes, there are days (sometimes weeks) when you feel under-appreciated, over worked with no...
    Apr 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. New Graduate to Convention?
    Congratulations on graduating and working in the ICU. I hope you love it as much as I do! :D As far as the Conference goes, I agree with the prior post. Education is never a waste of time, but you...
    Apr 21, '09
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  19. Who's going to NTI 2009 in New Orleans:  5/16-5/21 ??
    Hi Royal Nurse, You can register 3 ways: 1) for the Pre-Conference (the weekend before the conference -- Sat & Sun only); 2) for the whole Conference itself (Mon-Thurs); or 3) you can register...
    Apr 16, '09
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. Are there really RN Jobs in Southern California?
    Hi Pamela, I went through a similar program -- I had a degree in another field before becoming an RN. I love being an RN. I had no trouble getting my first job in a specialty field, in a...
    Apr 12, '09
    Forum: California Nursing
  21. I think I am suffering from "Burn out" syndrome.
    I'm so sad to hear you feel burned out, even though I completely sympathize. Critical Care is such a high-stress environment. We're expected to be vigilant, near-perfect (miss something and your...
    Apr 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Who's going to NTI 2009 in New Orleans:  5/16-5/21 ??
    Hi NurseCass & Everyone -- This is my first post here :heartbeat. I went to NTI last year in Chicago and will be attending again this year. I'm so excited! I found the best way to enjoy the...
    Mar 30, '09
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing


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