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  1. Newbies Who Want to Pay ZERO Dues Schedule-Wise
    ​Yeah, you probably got cancer just to inconvenience their holiday plans. I say take the time off, whether or not you have the surgery then. You've more than earned it.
    Oct 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. After failed three time of NCLEX
    Not harsh at all...it's the truth. Who wants a nurse who tries to do an end run around her state's requirements for licensure?
    Oct 22
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Ebola Nursing Survey Part 2: Call to Action for Ebola Protection
    It's time to close our borders to anyone seeking entry to the US from the affected areas. Keep it contained so we have a better chance of eradicating it.
    Oct 21
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. BSN Only?  Give me a break!!
    There were plenty of good diploma programs when I graduated 30 years ago. We got an excellent education at the program I attended; even now, when I would have an older patient ask me where I went to...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. Nurses, Say Thank You to Ebola Nurses, Patients, Those Speaking Out
    Thank you to all of the courageous nurses who not only provide care for these patients, but also speak out regarding the need for proper education and equipment to safely provide care for patients...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. God Hates Nurses Now
    Oh, Ruby, that made me gasp out loud! What a dolt. If he gets sick enough to be in the hospital, who is going to take care of him, since God has decided to smite nurses with Ebola...and cancer? ...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Nina Pham and/or Amber Vinson
    ​Never underestimate the ability of nurses to be cruel to their own.
    Oct 19
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. When It Comes To A Matter Of National Health, No Nurse Should Ever Fear Retribution
    I think they were contacted by some of the nurses there. What they're doing is shining a bright light on what goes on in many hospitals today.
    Oct 19
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. For nurses union, Ebola scare is just another fight
    ​I rejoined ANA for a year last year, just to see if things had changed. They hadn't. NNU is getting things done for bedside nurses. They are the voice of today's nurses.
    Oct 19
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. Flu Vaccines. A Hassle?
    When I was a child and got the smallpox vaccine, I had an adverse reaction to it which, as my doctor explained, caused my body to "revaccinate" myself. Instead of just the one scab at the...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. Nina Pham and/or Amber Vinson
    These comments remind me of the old country song that goes, "Oh Lord, it's hard to be humble when you're perfect in every way." It's amazing to me that these people level their criticism at Amber...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  12. Nina Pham and/or Amber Vinson
    Agreed. How tempting it is to throw the NETO card. (Nurses Eat Their Own)
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  13. Just Finished WGU RN-BSN
    ​I'm disabled, so that program is not an option for me, so I am doing the program through Slippery Rock University, PA.
    Oct 18
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  14. When It Comes To A Matter Of National Health, No Nurse Should Ever Fear Retribution
    Of course there has been radio silence from the ANA. We're talking about bedside nurses here. The ANA doesn't care about them; they're too busy pushing the advance practice nursing agenda. Anything...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. Nina Pham and/or Amber Vinson
    Again, why don't you start a separate thread where you can dump on this nurse whom you feel failed to exercise good judgement? I would hope you also mention how the experts in infectious disease...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  16. When It Comes To A Matter Of National Health, No Nurse Should Ever Fear Retribution
    My heart broke for Brianna. You could see that she was torn up about her statement. She was speaking up for the safety of all of us, at great personal and professional risk.
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. Nina Pham and/or Amber Vinson
    Why don't you and your fellow finger-pointers start a separate thread where you can lambaste these two nurses for whatever shortfallings you think they may have committed. While you're at it,...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. *rolling my eyes*
    ​RNsRWe: Thank you for stating what I was thinking, only in a far more polite manner.
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  19. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    Why are so many here quick to blame the nurse? "Oh, she must have done something wrong..." How about she wasn't given the appropriate PPE.
    Oct 17
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. Ebola: Why Respiratory Protection MUST Be Worn
    Missy, thank you so much for your informative posts. We need this kind of information, not suppositions and guesstimates. It's not going to be hospital admin. putting their butts on the line caring...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  21. What policy do you have for ebola patients at your hospital?
    ​That's like asking the police to show up for a gunfight without Kevlar.
    Oct 17
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  22. Second ebola nurse "okay'd" to fly
    I particularly love the criticism coming from nurses with less than a year of experience. Really?
    Oct 17
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  23. Second ebola nurse "okay'd" to fly
    ​Beautifully stated.
    Oct 17
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  24. *rolling my eyes*
    ​So are you calling that poster a liar? The CDC admitted they gave the nurse the wrong advice; they set the temp. at 100.4. Just this evening on the news I heard someone from CDC admit that in...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  25. *rolling my eyes*
    I find it interesting that the National Nurses Union, part of the California Nurses Assn., was out front speaking up about how the nurses are being treated. Meanwhile, the ANA, the self-proclaimed...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding


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