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  1. 24hr shifts?
    I personally love the 24's. I work ground ambulance mostly interfacilities. I am the only nurse on shift so am always open for calls from BLS, ALS and CCT. We usually stay busy but I find that...
    Oct 22
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  2. ER nurses not calling report anymore...
    GM2RN, perhaps picking your battles wisely is a good idea. If you know you get the silly question if whether the pt has an IV quite often, then perhaps changing your report style to say "18g to R AC...
    Oct 22
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. ER nurses not calling report anymore...
    We can all sit here and argue until pigs flew, but the bottom line is that we are overloaded with way too many tasks, not enough help/support and anencephalic management/administrators for the most...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. ER nurses not calling report anymore...
    The last hospital I worked at went to no nurse report as well; however, a faxed face sheet with basic pt information were given to the admitting nurse. Didn't last very long due to many mistakes...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. The culture of AN
    Sometimes a break is a good thing and needed. I have been a member for quite a while (10 years!) myself and am gone for periods of time for all the above reasons. I hope she considers taking a...
    Sep 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Toxic flu H1N1 hospitalizes nurse for months -54 days on ECMO
    ..........and still people will take their chances. smh
    Sep 30
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. List of programs for nurses who wish to become paramedics
    I would also like to know as I work critical care IFT's and would like to get my medic.
    Sep 24
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  8. Why Can't Spouses and Families Understand The NOC Schedule?
    I literally gave up trying to explain or care. I finally went to two 24-hr shifts a week and off 5. My ex-husband never got it and needless to say, it didn't work out. :(
    May 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. My New Life as a Transport Nurse
    I'm fairly new to transport as well. Love how you described it-so true! Much luck
    Apr 29
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  10. Shocked by facial piercings at work
    Wow! I am a nurse just like you and somehow can't help to wonder what you would think of me, or the care you would render me if I should ever become your patient. Yep, in my hospital gown at my most...
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Occurence reporting to punish other nurses
    I don't know where you guys work but at my place, it takes an act of God and great lengthy troubles to submit an incident report. I don't bother unless they affect patient safety or are a huge near...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Help! dont know if I have the job
    What did HR say? It sounds like they might be a little behind and busy getting the new unit rolling. Go in person to HR and get your answer. There is only so much the director can do. Much luck
    Apr 1
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  13. Should ICU get more pay than floor nursing?!?
    Maybe you can help relieve the stress from some of those asked to pick up overtime each week, and pick some up yourself? Also, will give you a perspective of what other than passing meds they do. ...
    Apr 1
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  14. Should ICU get more pay than floor nursing?!?
    OP, you seem bitter. Transfer to the floor
    Mar 31
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  15. Missing my partner  :*(
    I am extremely sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Mar 20
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Am I the only one who hates 12 hour shifts??
    I love 12's. I currently work nightshift and do NOT work them in a row. I find that I nap the night off and have a great night sleep with my family. It works for me. When I work dayshift I find...
    Mar 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Absolutely ridiculous... You can keep your 4 hours
    That seems to be the trend. I worked at a hospital that did just that. Sometimes called you for the last 2 hours of the shift. They would cancel you and place you "on call" and the entire day was...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. overheard at the bedside
    Ah man! lol Similar has happened to me involving my "race" which is not popular where I live. I just smile :)
    Feb 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. What's New on allnurses
    Right behind you. AN has always been easy to navigate. Awesome site.
    Jan 20
    Forum: How To Use Site
  20. Patients with sticky fingers!
    I've caught patients taking the entire SCD machine, wall suction and one even stole the toilet seat cover. People are unbelievable!
    Jan 20
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Simultaneous admissions (vent)
    Charge nurse is just a literally getting the short end of the stick. Very little compensation, double the work and responsibility and someone to blame for all that could go wrong. At my last...
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. If we make BSN the entry level degree, we should be paid more
    How many of those BSN's were ADN's that later went back for their BSN?
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Patient vs Client
    I will always use the word patient. To me, client is best reserved for business purposes or in the justice field. Although healthcare IS a business just like walmart, I refuse to use that...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. How do you know when it's time to move on?
    I think you are being harsh. Surely, OP could have used different wording or put it more mildly but I do not deduct she is a disgusting nurse or someone without principals, morals or empathy. I...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. New Grad RN California: Where should I relocate for work?
    Try Texas. There are some towns that although undesirable to live, will afford you the minimum experience required to get you back to California and into a job. I know a very new grad friendly...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance


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