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  1. yelled at by doctor at another patient  bedside
    Our HR attorney has lectured us all over, and over, and over, about having a zero tolerance for abuse, harassment, yelling, temper tantrums, etc. This behavior would never, never fly where I work. ...
    Jan 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Search term for nurses mediating patient-physician communication?
    Clinical Nurse Leader
    Dec 29, '14
    Forum: Nurse Management
  3. Nurses smoking e cigs at the station?
    When I first graduated from nursing school, the smoker nurses used to sit the ash trays on the table in the hallway outside of the patient rooms and smoke while they charted. The head nurse, who...
    Dec 22, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. ADN
    Prestigiousness is in the eye of the beholder. There are hospitals out there who will hire you as an ADN new grad. There are also hospitals which will allow you to work as an ADN while going...
    Dec 16, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. RN Salary Survey 2013:  Post here!
    1. State you work in California ~ non San Francisco. Northern California area. 2. Years of experience LPN 15 yrs RN 9 years 3. Specialty/unit and work setting (clinic, hospital,...
    Dec 15, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Finishing program but very hurt and disappointed
    I'm afraid that you're in for a very rough transition to nursing practice. You'll spend most of your time answering for things that go wrong, and will receive precious few recognitions for doing...
    Dec 7, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  7. Afraid of loosing my job
    There is an art and a science to nursing. The most successful ones find that the art includes finding how how to deal with the emotional labor that comes with being a nurse. ...
    Dec 1, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Asking questions about Leadership
    LOL. :)
    Nov 29, '14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. office for macbook air
    PERRLA for APA
    Nov 29, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. Why in the world would you go lvn route???!!!??!
    I was an LPN/LVN for about 15 years before my RN degree. I worked acute care via the registry at the time. I was forced to go through a new grad RN program for an entire year at the hospital...
    Nov 29, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. ICU RN Report- How does your unit do it?
    We use SBAR Q at the patients bedside. It only takes about max. 15 - 20 min's for 2 CCU patients. Everything is in the computer for instant retrieval, if necessary. I don't need to hear the whole,...
    Nov 29, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  12. Colleges that allow one to earn RN degree at Home
    The OP has "highest degree" as RN-ASN listed in the profile. I really hope this post is inquiring about higher education AFTER already having received an RN.....😳
    Nov 23, '14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  13. Charting in patient rooms
    I would be dragging a chair in the room with me. If management didn't provide me with a chair, I'd be bringing in my portable tripod stool to perch myself upon. No way am I going to make this...
    Nov 22, '14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. Attendance
    It sounds like the entire NICU staff should call in sick (with advanced warning). There IS strength in numbers......from a California nurse.
    Nov 22, '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  15. What is the proper way to address an RN?
    My last name is not on my badge. We had an issue with a stalker situation a few years ago at the hospital, and management decided to drop the last name requirement out of concern for staff safety. ...
    Nov 21, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. advice on being written up when I dont think I should have been...
    I am an RRT RN as well as an RRT Rounder. If a nurse feels uncomfortable about what is going on with a patient, an RRT Rounder can come take a look at the patient to support both the nurse and...
    Nov 21, '14
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. Pt's home infested with bed bugs, fleas, etc..
    Where does OSHA enter into the equation?
    Nov 20, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. What color are your scrubs?
    In California, where I work in the hospital, there is no requirement. I have a special top for Rapid Response Team than I Could wear.....but I don't. Elsewhere, in Nebraska, it was black pants...
    Nov 15, '14
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Required to keep CCRN when accepted into school?
    Nov 13, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  20. As a CNA, I feel taken for granted
    A CNA in the ICU? That would be so wonderful. With our mandated ratios in California, we do total care in the units. Lift, turn, rinse, repeat. There have been no CNA’s in my unit for years and...
    Nov 12, '14
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. RN to BSN vs MSN
    Have you looked into MSN Clinical Nurse Leader?
    Nov 12, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. Paying for Nursing School?!
    Do you have an advisor at your school?
    Nov 12, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. ADN to BSN compared to ADN to MSN program
    My answer; it is not "just" an ADN to MSN degree. Once you have your RN, should you go on for your BSN, you open up options that are (in a general sense) not available to an ASN/ADN. Once...
    Nov 11, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Feeling alone
    Criticism is only constructive if you are informed WHY, WHAT, WHEN, WHO, HOW, and WHERE. HOW were you lazy? WHEN were you lazy? WHAT is the definition of enthusiasm, so that you know how to...
    Nov 10, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  25. Sponsored Topics
    After following the link provided in the original post, it looks to me like it is the advertisement posting equivalent of an “informercial”. Educational for someone who is curious about information...
    Nov 10, '14
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements

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