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  1. Anyone attend RACC's (Reading Area Community College) RN program....help!!
    With respect, A. Must disagree totally with your statement re: medical experience. Didn't have any and graduated cum laude. Students are required to work hard at RACC... that I'll definitely...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  2. Need expert advice on how to pass 39 patients' medication in a 2-hour time frame.
    Great advice, No Stars!
    Jun 13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Need expert advice on how to pass 39 patients' medication in a 2-hour time frame.
    Onwards! Good luck!
    Jun 13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Need expert advice on how to pass 39 patients' medication in a 2-hour time frame.
    How ridiculous??? :yes: Simply amazing what comes out of the mouth of some managers.
    Jun 2
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Need expert advice on how to pass 39 patients' medication in a 2-hour time frame.
    So very right, No Stars. And young nurses are told, "you'll get faster... you'll develop your own system -- give it time." It's all bull, of course... because as time passes, even more is...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    Don'tcha just love it! You did great!
    May 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    Student Mom -- That's awesome!
    May 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    Think this is very typical in nursing. Totally sad situation. In business and other professional fields, this is such an important part of management, human resources and employee development,...
    May 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Frustration with "Assisted Living"
    Hey, Mee. Usually, a facility whose license expires out of an inadvertent oversight by management will be given an opportunity to remedy its documentation... and it will be allowed to remain in...
    May 29
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    Fantastic, P! How'd you do it?
    May 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    That's so ridiculous... and unprofessional! :mad: Sorry your management just doesn't care. Is the pay exceptional?
    May 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Terminated whistle-blower nurse reinstated!
    Thanks, Herring!
    May 29
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    And if you did a good job for the whole year, MMC, you'd now receive a few pennies more. :wacky: Generally across all businesses, the average increase is about 3%.
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    You got it right, Gutter. Not 5%... but 0.5% as written. As W. C Fields would say, "oh yes, a mere pittance!" :angrybird13:
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    Know some facilities aren't providing increases this year. Our's is giving nurses 0.5% for a satisfactory eval. Seems ridiculously low. What percentages are you folks seeing?
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Terminated whistle-blower nurse reinstated!
    Mendoza needs to be made whole... not just reinstated back into her old job. That's not justice or fairness, IMO.
    May 28
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    Great advice, Passion!
    May 25
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  18. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    Hey, Azure. Can tell you've made up your mind to move on. Congrats! No specific ideas for you... but only a reminder: The most effective way to land something new is to inform all your...
    May 23
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  19. San Francisco general RNs testifying about appalling staffing in their level 1 trauma
    Good observation, Capt. It is kinda nuts!
    May 19
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Assistant Administrator position
    Congrats! Your new employer should have or be able to get all the info you need. Also, inquire if they'll be reimbursing you for the costs of the program. You'll probably be expected to pay for...
    May 16
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  21. Assistant Administrator position
    This job typically requires another State license... either an ALF administrator or Personal Care Home admin license (depends on the State). You need to qualify to take the test, then take a week...
    May 15
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  22. San Francisco general RNs testifying about appalling staffing in their level 1 trauma
    And preparation... and restraint... and passion. Well done!
    May 15
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. San Francisco general RNs testifying about appalling staffing in their level 1 trauma
    It's certainly happened before. TPTB don't appreciate the public airing of ideas that may interfere with their agendas. The system is broken.
    May 15
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. Patients need a nurse, not a computer
    The powers that be control the bucks so they usually get away with whatever "novel" concepts they believe will better accomplish their goals. And their principal objective is to increase the...
    May 15
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Feeling so lost! NEW GRAD RN THROWN INTO A SUPERVISORY POSITION
    That exactly crossed my mind before I posted. Nevertheless, IMHO, the larger picture and the related concerns were paramount. Freaking would not be helpful at all... but being cautious...
    May 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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