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  1. Help? I regret this career choice?
    I work at a health department right now. The hours are M-F 8am to 5pm. No weekends, no holidays. In the past we did not hire new grads. You had to have at least one year hospital experience. But...
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. If people make me feel bad, I've been bullied
    Bullying to me is persistent behavior meant to cause other people anguish. Where I work we have a group of people who LOVE to bully any newbies. It is not done in a manner that is meant to train or...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Nurses eating their young... a different perspective
    One more thing - if you didn't learn the lessons about getting along with others that you should have learned in PRESCHOOL then the rest of us with appropriate social skills will have to step up to...
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Nurses eating their young... a different perspective
    I haven't posted on here in years, but a few recent threads have drawn me back out. I still remember the horrific stress of my first nursing job, which was pediatric onc/bmt. I was so nervous and...
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Too much medications
    It is not up to the husband. The wife is a competent adult who is in pain, and asked for pain meds. I don't think anyone is at "fault".
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. Not exactly full time, 0.9, but how should I schedule myself?
    I would totally do the .9!
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Mandated :(
    Not to butt into your marriage, but I think you really need to have a talk with your husband. I know that awful feeling of being mandated, and the last thing you need on top of that is to be berated...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Dietary policy- vent
    Aren't hospital supposed to promote HEALTH? Mc Donalds is the BEST EXAMPLE of unhealthy eating! I agree in general with you, but at the same time have a little different perspective. As a former...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Should I Apply for Management??
    I also say yes because who knows when a position like this will open again. Do you feel comfortable giving your manager a heads up and seeing how she feels about it?
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: Nurse Management
  10. Need Some Advice...Which Job To Take?
    I would take the radiology one. It sounds like a really good job, and even if it doesn't become permanent they may have some connections to help you get a job when the 2 mths are up.
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Is this considered a HIPAA violation?
    I think it is best to not even mention work on FB. I do not EVER post if I had a good day at work, bad day, what I did, etc. People on FB probably think I don't even have a job. In fact, the only...
    May 29, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  12. Is attending a patient's funeral overstepping "the" boundary?
    On the peds onc/bmt floor we tried to make sure at least one staff member was present at each funeral. And unfortunately we had many funerals. In public health I have only had one pt. die, and I...
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Has Nursing hardened you?
    So, I was wondering, to all the nurses out there who have been in the field for a long time, how has nursing changed you as an individual? Have you found yourself becoming colder and more detached or...
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How do you like your job as a nurse?
    How do you know that if you havent work there yet? ' I was wondering that myself. I thought maybe I read it wrong.
    Dec 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. How do you like your job as a nurse?
    I work 5 days a week (8 hour shifts), no weekends, no holidays. I am at a health department. For the most part I really like my job. I love having different programs - I work immunizations,...
    Dec 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How am I supposed to get experience if no one will hire me?
    I am sorry to hear this - how frustrating. Do any hospitals in your area have a nurse extern program? We have some hospitals here in Michigan that will hire you at full RN pay, and you work...
    Dec 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. asking for some prayers
    My husband had the surgery over the summer. It went well. He was back to work within a week or so. He has not had any problems with eating (they told him he might have trouble with high fat...
    Dec 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Bald Sphynx cats help bring patients warm fuzzy feeling
    I would love to pet a sphynx - I am so curious about what they feel like. Has anyone touched one before? I thought I heard they feel kind of like suede? I also read they get sunburned if...
    Dec 4, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. WHO: Give at-risk groups anti-flu drugs early
    Doctors should give anti-viral drugs to pregnant women, young children and other at-risk groups as soon as they show clinical symptoms of swine flu to prevent them developing serious complications,...
    Nov 20, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. 'I'm Not Sure It's A Fact' That Lack Of Health Insurance Causes People To Die
    I live in a rural area and I am also a nurse here and I cannot think of one person who could not travel to another area if they wanted to. It is very different where I live. I am in a rural part...
    Oct 29, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Fighting mandate regarding flu vaccines
    would you be willing, if you were pregnant, to take this vaccine? I would get the vaccine if I were pregnant, for a few reasons. First, it is manufactured in the same way as the seasonal...
    Oct 18, '09
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  22. Im miserable at my new job!!! HELP!
    I had a similiar experience. I stayed at the job for a full year, just so it looked ok on my resume. Now I am at a place where the people are wonderful, and for the most part everyone gets along...
    Oct 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I was violated by a doctor
    The fact that you feel violated clearly indicates to me that the physican was probably not communicating with you in the way that you needed. I am sorry that you feel violated and discriminated...
    Oct 9, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Nursing student interested in Pediatric oncology...advice anyone?
    I worked peds onc/bone marrow transplant. You did not have to be chemo certified when you first started. You can still do many kinds of chemo, just not pushing vesicants. At the hospital I worked...
    Oct 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. they see dead people
    When my mom had pancreatic cancer I had a dream that my cat from when I was young came to me from behind a baseball fence. I picked him up, and he laid his head on my shoulder and it felt like he was...
    Oct 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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