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  1. How to recover after inserting foot into mouth?
    No advice, but I completely sympathize with you because I could see myself saying that. I often joke with my patients too and it typically goes over well. I actually don't think what you said is bad...
    May 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Nurses who can't give out narcotics
    Maybe y'all should head over to the recovery forum to see how difficult it is for nurses with restrictions to find a job ANYWHERE. They take whatever they can get. They don't want to burden anyone,...
    Apr 30
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. AWD vehicle for nurses
    Isn't this whole discussion a bit premature? You have to get in to nursing school first, then graduate, then get a job. It seems to me you're several steps ahead of yourself. I would focus on school...
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. NewGrad RN trying to move to Ca
    Southern California is probably one of the worst job markets in the country for new grads. I'd recommend doing a search here on allnurses, and you will find literally hundreds of posts from...
    Feb 5
    Forum: California Nursing
  5. Cancer and depression?
    I don't know that anything has been "proven" to help depression, except maybe antidepressants. When people have cancer, depression is expected; its situational. I'm really not sure exactly what...
    Feb 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. AA meeting and addicts
    My husband is a longtime AA member, and he is also dual addicted. He introduces himself "my name is Joe and I'm an alcoholic and drug addict." As far as I know, that has worked for him. AA requires...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. Why are culturally stereotypical behaviors so tolerated?
    Ditto. I'm definitely missing something...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. Help! Court Date Conflicts With New Job
    Thanks for the input. Here's the thing: it's a mail ticket, meaning they sent me a picture of my car that was taken by a camera on the stop arm. (I'm convinced it took the picture after the arm was...
    Dec 27, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Help! Court Date Conflicts With New Job
    Hi everyone, I'd like to get some opinions. I just left my hospital job (12's, weekends, holidays, on call) for a clinic job with M-F regular hours. I am supposed to start January 5th. In November...
    Dec 27, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. PNAP / drug testing
    No advice, but I'm so sorry that happened to you! I've heard hair testing is the most accurate, but I don't have any data to back that up. I hope it works out for you.
    Dec 26, '14
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  11. Anyone know about Apheresis Nursing?
    I have also done apheresis for years. PrettyInBlack has given you a lot of good info. I liked it a lot. You typically have one patient at a time, as you are running a procedure, monitoring your...
    Dec 26, '14
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  12. The difference between ADNs and BSNs
    In my ADN program, I learned how to be a nurse. In my BSN program, I wrote papers. The benefit of the BSN for me has been that now I get an interview for pretty much every job I apply for, whereas...
    Dec 19, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. new Ebola patient
    So she didn't go back to her job? Did the hospital have to pay her and Amber a huge sum of money so she doesn't have to work? I'm curious if anyone knows what she's doing now.
    Dec 13, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  14. My body says "NO MORE NIGHTS"
    You're not insane! I couldn't do nights either, though I tried them three separate times. No matter what I did, I was miserable. And I had the best blackout shades you can get! It's a quality of life...
    Dec 6, '14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    Red, I'm sorry, but your Galatians quote is taken quite out of context and can't be used as an anti-circumcision argument. Paul is using circumcision as an example to teach the church members that...
    Dec 4, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Filipina (US citizen) .. Going back to Philippines for BSN
    It sounds like your mind is made up. I would recommend you read through the threads upon threads of people having difficulty becoming licensed because their nursing program in the Phillipines does...
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  17. Why I Am Grateful To Be Working On Thanksgiving Day
    Scrubs are NOT pajamas!! Sorry, but I'm so tired of hearing that.
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. new Ebola patient
    Oh boy, here's to starting another nurses-must-be-martyrs thread. Last I checked, C Diff and HIV are not highly contagious, highly fatal, with no proven treatment diseases. Please get off your high...
    Nov 17, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  19. Are handguns allowed at work?
    Yes, exactly. If you have crack cocaine in your purse, that's also none of my business. Or pot, porn magazines, whatever. Your purse, your business. Don't see how I could "notice" a gun in your purse...
    Oct 30, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  20. Are handguns allowed at work?
    I think it does. I have a concealed handgun license. I have a purse that has a place for my pistol in it. It's really none of your business what's in my purse. I don't show it, take it out, etc....
    Oct 30, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. Choosing a date to die?
    This is exactly why I thought deciding the date ahead of time was a little strange. None of us have a crystal ball we can use to see how we'll be feeling on any given day. I'm glad she has decided to...
    Oct 30, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Are handguns allowed at work?
    In Texas, you cannot carry in a hospital, even if you have a concealed handgun license (CHL). Notices are typically posted on the doors of the hospital. That doesn't mean people don't do it... But it...
    Oct 28, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. Second ebola nurse "okay'd" to fly
    Fox News is now reporting that she called the CDC first. Megyn Kelly is pretty riled up about it.
    Oct 15, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  24. Depression is terminal??
    Interesting topic. I started the thread OP is referring to, because I do think death with dignity/physician prescribed or assisted suicide or whatever one cares to call it is an ethically charged...
    Oct 15, '14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  25. Any ways to prove you're neg for TB?
    I had a TB test nightmare when I moved to Dallas. I'd always had negative TB skin tests, but my new hospital did a quantiferon blood test. That was positive. They sent me to Dallas county public...
    Oct 12, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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