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  1. Some positive vibes please!
    Good luck! Come back & let us know how it went.
    Oct 28
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  2. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Will you mention this on your Press-Gainey?
    Oct 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Impaired nurse - where to go?
    I think the DON needs to be reported for covering this up, too.
    Oct 25
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Sending some healing (((hugs))) your way, Esme! Feel better soon!
    Oct 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Impaired nurse - where to go?
    I believe that the "duty to report" means reporting to the BON. This nurse needs to not be working!
    Oct 23
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. escaping hprp
    I agree with you completely, SmilingBluEyes. The one & only time I went to EAP, everything I talked about went straight back to my manager & that's how I ended up in HPRP. I will never trust any...
    Oct 23
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. Highest blood pressure ever recorded
    My personal best was 260/140 when I had my last stroke. I was impressed with that & never want to see it again!
    Oct 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. MI nurse looking for HPRP advice
    I just sent you a pm with my email address.
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  9. Miss Manners for Nurses
    I know that I, personally, hate being called Mrs. Poppycat. However, when I first meet someone younger than I am, I think it's appropriate for them to address me that way until I tell them it's ok...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Labs/Blood Gases
    Everyone who wants a copy, please pm me with your email address & I'll send it to you.
    Oct 12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. CAREER PATH?
    It seems like this is an easy choice, then. If you don't want to do bedside nursing, don't take the telemetry position.
    Oct 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Prerequisite Courses While Working
    I think that would be really difficult. The science classes are hard & require lots of studying. It will affect your social life.
    Oct 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Miss Manners for Nurses
    If we meet and I ask how you're doing, don't tell me about every ache & pain. Manners are easily taught if you just take a little time with kids. My grandson who's only 2 1/2, says please &...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Please help!
    If you're on the OIG exclusion list, chances are you will lose your job because you aren't allowed to work anywhere that accepts Medicare or Medicaid.
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  15. Application denied by California BRN
    I don't have any advice for you but wanted to send you ((hugs)) & tell you how sorry I am you're going through this.
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  16. Meetings?
    Veronica, I know several people who journal during meetings for the same reasons you do. It helps them focus & organize their thoughts. One lady I know writes down quotes of things she hears in...
    Oct 10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. How/when did you know which nursing specialty you wanted to get into?
    I knew before I started nursing school that I only wanted to work with kids. I went straight into Peds after graduation & I've also done PICU & NICU. I don't like working with sick adults. I...
    Oct 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. escaping hprp
    When I was in HPRP, I was not restricted to working days. I've worked nights since 1975 & there is no way I would make it on a daytime schedule. I made sure my attorney made them drop that...
    Oct 8
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Subacute care. cant challenge lvn boards
    Thanks for the information, commuter. I didn't know this.
    Oct 7
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Subacute care. cant challenge lvn boards
    You have no nursing education which is what you need to qualify to take any boards.
    Oct 7
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. escaping hprp
    Mcm79, I don't know about other people's experience having an attorney when working with HPRP. I can say that, for me, having an attorney definitely helped. HPRP wanted me to sign a 5 year...
    Oct 5
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  22. Can NCLEX decline your application because of Bipolar disorder
    Viva, until recently, my bipolar 2 was managed well with just a low dose of Cymbalta. When I had hypomanic episodes, I was put on Abilify for a few weeks & then tapered off and went back to just...
    Oct 5
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  23. Labs/Blood Gases
    livefully, I just sent you a PM with my email address.
    Oct 4
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  24. Labs/Blood Gases
    OneDimpleDoll I sent you a PM with my email address.
    Oct 4
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  25. Meetings?
    I get serenity from going to meetings. For example, last week I had a problem with a supervisor that had me really upset. I went to a meeting & unloaded. I talked about it & cried a little and...
    Oct 4
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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