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  1. Nurse walkout set at Children's Hospital Oakland
    I would LOOOVE to know who these RN's are?! I have quite a few RN friends who work here in San Francisco and in Oakland too. We have talked about salaries and for a private hospital, a new grad may...
    Oct 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Nurse walkout set at Children's Hospital Oakland
    I work in San Francisco proper and I can tell you with 100% assurance, they are skewing those numbers. SF nurses make more than Oakland nurses do b/c the cost of living, etc is much higher and we're...
    Oct 16, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Colorado Doctors Sue After RNs Approved To Give Anesthesia
    I think it's FANTASTIC and overdue! I have three great friends who are CRNA's and I have a male cousin who is an anesthesiologist in NYC. All are in favor of this and my cousin has said he works...
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Will there be nursing jobs in San francisco in 2014 and after?
    I'm sure there will be.
    Aug 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. North Shore-LIJ Requires New Nurses to Have BSN
    Eh, I'm kind of offended by your thoughts on nursing. It IS laboring work, true. I'll give you that. But it's also a profession. I've watched many nurses do things that I've never seen doctors do...
    Jul 17, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  6. North Shore-LIJ Requires New Nurses to Have BSN
    If you already have a Bachelors, why go backwards and make more work for yourself? Why not just get your MSN instead of taking the longer, more costly route?
    Jul 17, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. ObamaCare/Health Reform Law Blamed for Nursing Strikes
    Agreed.
    Apr 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Studies indicate intense treatment does not help diabetics
    I wish I COULD remember. I read the article and then called my parents, both of which were on statins at that time. I've tried to find that article and even saved the old link for a few years...
    Mar 19, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Studies indicate intense treatment does not help diabetics
    I read an article put out by Stanford about a year before I left for nursing school in 2005. In the article it stated that statins cause cancer. Ironically, I couldn't find the article again after...
    Mar 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. RN dies after Med Spa Treatment
    It's seems crazy. But here in CA, an RN and a physician are the only ones allowed to perform laser hair removal, botox injections, chemical peels and other filler injections. I know a few RN's who...
    Mar 13, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. RN dies after Med Spa Treatment
    Wow! That is awful!! I hope the family finds peace, what an unnecessary and avoidable tragedy.
    Mar 12, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. 15,000 S.F. workers face layoffs, shorter weeks
    I am a SFGH full time RN and I received a "pink slip" on Friday. Booo. There are soo many rumors going around. Some are saying it is a political ploy. Some saying it's going to start with...
    Mar 8, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Today's Media Shows Make Nursing Trendy?
    Nope. It returns with new season this summer.
    Feb 20, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. Serious lung infections being introduced after PNC vaccine
    Why does this NOT surprise me? Increase comes despite a decade-long drop in bacterial pneumonia (HealthNewsDigest.com) - SACRAMENTO, Calif.) A comprehensive national study by UC Davis...
    Jan 23, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Name the hospital and its Starting Salary!!!
    CA is going to be on a hiring freeze, once again. The governor just rolled out his newest budget plans and healthcare is among the cuts. The competition out here is FIERCE and there are MANY new...
    Jan 9, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. Nursing, medical schools should work together, experts say
    I think it's a good idea in theory, but I think a few years into it, the nursing model would become molded to the medical model. The AMA likes to control things. I don't know, maybe I'm off...
    Nov 12, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Nurse sends unused medical supplies to needy nations
    Wouldn't it depend what type of isolation? If the stuff is "unused and unopened"...
    Nov 7, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Obama Declares Swine Flu a National Emergency
    Personally, I find it appalling that they're requesting/recommending pregnant women and children get it first. Guinea pigs eh? I'm 9 months pregnant and both my midwife and OB told me NOT to get it...
    Oct 25, '09
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  19. Doctors legally forced to allow girl to commit suicide by Anti-Freeze!
    I believe in euthanasia. It may not be what most people like, but we're all individual and all want what we want for ourselves. The doctors did right in upholding her will. She's a 26 year...
    Oct 3, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. New York State Requires Flu Vaccination for Caregivers
    If you re-read my statement, I didn't say what you claim. I was making a point about Duluth Mikes point here: "The fact is that studies have showen that the vaccination of HCP reduced patient...
    Sep 23, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. New York State Requires Flu Vaccination for Caregivers
    Why? Because not everyone agrees with you? You're a member of a public nursing board where there are bound to be MANY different points of view. If you're going to discuss a topic, you need to be...
    Sep 23, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. New York State Requires Flu Vaccination for Caregivers
    Isn't this taking away your constitutional right? If not, how is it not?
    Sep 20, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. New York State Requires Flu Vaccination for Caregivers
    It's VERY UNFAIR to force people to get vaccinated if it's against their wishes. And especially so since they passed this legislation quietly without informing people, as I'm sure MANY healthcare...
    Sep 19, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Family-centered Maternity Care and Rooming-in
    Thanks LJMoats:) It's definitely going to be an adventure! Some other friends told me it's a good idea to stay the second night, regardless. My mom will be here with me for three weeks, but she...
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  25. Come to the beach...catch MRSA...
    It's not surprising being that SO MANY people take antibiotics and some waste is getting to the oceans. I don't remember where I read about the testing of drinking water around the country in...
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: Nursing News


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