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  1. When It Comes To A Matter Of National Health, No Nurse Should Ever Fear Retribution
    The problem is that hospitals do not want to hire nurses as independent contractors. They want employed slaves that they can bully, and treat like trash. There is NO reason that nurses cannot...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. When It Comes To A Matter Of National Health, No Nurse Should Ever Fear Retribution
    And as we say in Brooklyn, that and $0.50, will get you on the subway! As usual, just my $0.02. Lindarn, RN, BSN, (CCRN-ret) Somewhere in the PACNW
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. When It Comes To A Matter Of National Health, No Nurse Should Ever Fear Retribution
    Statement from the ANA: “While we believe nurses are obligated to care for patients in a non-discriminatory manner, with respect for all individuals, we also recognize there may be limits to the...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. When It Comes To A Matter Of National Health, No Nurse Should Ever Fear Retribution
    Is anyone surprised, that an anti union state like Texas, would threaten the nursing staff for speaking out? If ever there should be a push for ALL 100% of NURSES TO BE UNIONIZED UNDER THE NNOC,...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. Do we need a union? Management is taking advantage of us.
    And don't forget, that ALL OF THE BOSSES, MANAGERS, CEOS ETC. ALL HAVE THEIR OWN CONTRACTS!! Why shouldn't the workers at the forefront, not have contracts protecting their livelihoods?? It is...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  6. Saw an angry clinical instructor...
    Do we ever see medical students treated like anything less than demi- gods? We would never see a physician instructor, treat medical students like this, or PT students, OT students, etc. Why...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Ebola here in Dallas USA
    In spite of what the CDC says, I firmly believe that EBOLA, is going to be the next, "Spanish Influenza", of the 20th Century. My grandmother lost her sister, brother in law, and unborn niece or...
    Oct 1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. Florida nursing shortage?
    That is why nurses need to be unionized. You cannot advocate for your patients if you are in fear of losing you job. Spare me the, "its not professional to belong to a union". Teachers have...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. Top 10 Reasons Against Unions
    Nurses cannot control their profession unless there is a group who can exert more power than the hospitals. How are nurses going to find another job if they are not happy, when there are thousands of...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  10. Top 10 Reasons Against Unions
    The market is being controlled by the PTB, that have nothing to lose, and everything to gain by disempowering nurses. This is being accomplished by the overproduction of nurses, which is causing a...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  11. Top 10 Reasons Against Unions
    Explain how, "professional", it is, too work chronically, understaffed (with YOUR license on the line), underpaid, no protection from abusive management, administrators, NO control over your...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  12. Colorblind Flight Nurse in Military?
    When you commission in the military, part of the process is a physical exam that does test color vision, and it is tested every year as part of the yearly physical exam in the military. Lindarn,...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  13. Business Brainstorm
    I don't know where you heard, that you need to need to be a paralegal, etc, to be a Legal Nurse Consultant. Attorney who use paralegals to, "read medical records", are shortchanging their clients by...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  14. CEO's/Hosp.'s making millions off of our work:(
    And how many nurse unions, have you heard of that act like that? I have heard of none. Perhaps, 1199? Then vote in the NNU. Case closed. Lindarn, RN, BSN, CCRN Somewhere in the PACNW
    Sep 22
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  15. Understaffed Surgical Unit
    If you take a picture of it with your smart phone, it is YOUR property! As usual, JMHO and my NY $0.02 Lindarn, BSN, CCRN (ret) Somewhere in the PACNW
    Sep 22
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. compact state?
    Idaho is a compact state. Lindarn, RN, BSN (CCRN) Somewhere in the PACNw
    Sep 10
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  17. ltc and a lawsuit.
    Be aware, also, that if your are named in the suit, if you do not have your own liability insurance, you will be represented by the facility law firm. While this sounds like a great idea, if you...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Understaffed Surgical Unit
    Tracking fall, and other other significant patient safety issue, is a great idea. it makes the problem concrete. Keep copies of staffing forms for documentation of staffing. My next step would be...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. Need advice on continuing education
    You can also take an online course, which would be easier than trying to get to class, trying to fit school into an already busy schedule. This way, you can do school work at your convenience. ...
    Sep 2
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  20. NYP Nurse Residency
    You might also send the recruiter a thank you note for considering you for the position. That would put you in a good light as opposed to other candidates. OK. I'm done playing Miss Manners. ...
    Sep 2
    Forum: New York Nursing
  21. Do we need a union? Management is taking advantage of us.
    Good choice, and about time! I would contact the NNOC, the offshoot of the California Nurses Association. They are the only ones who have achieved staffing ratios, pensions you can actually retire...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  22. Medical Assistants being called nurses
    It is called, "deskilling the nursing profession to point of extinction". The ultimate goal of the PTB. JMHO and my NY $0.02 Lindarn, RN, BSN, CCRN (ret) Somewhere in the PACNW
    Aug 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Should Nurses Bill Separately from Hospitals and Physicians?
    Self employment works better, when one spouse is at least a part time employee with access to benefits and a retirement plan. However, if your parents were not motivated to plan for their future...
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Do we need a union? Management is taking advantage of us.
    Stupid is as Stupid does!! Forrest Gump JMHO and my NY $0.02 Lindarn, RN, BSN, CCRN Somewhere in the PACNW
    Aug 26
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  25. Medical Assistants being called nurses
    Perhaps if the MA and/or Physician, were arrested, and thrown in jail for a while, they would not do what they do. When there are NO consequences for their actions, it will continue. Perhaps a...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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