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  1. Are you afraid to approach minority staff members? WHY?
    Ok here goes: 1. Professionally speaking (no pun intended) It bothers me when any group of individuals begins speaking in a different rhetoric in front of patients families and co-workers which is...
    Oct 15, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Are you afraid to approach minority staff members? WHY?
    You can find it here: http://allnurses.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=24165 Note: Merged threads together. Karen
    Oct 14, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Who will listen then?
    I went to Nursing Polls section and read the minority thread you posted and think it is a great topic of discussion. It probably got moved because the board moderators felt it was a good nursing...
    Oct 14, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Who will listen then?
    I do not agree that it is human nature for one to take care of it's on first, atleast not in Healthcare. I think that would constitute a learned behavior (imho). I also believe it maybe a modeled...
    Oct 14, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Use graduate students who fail State Boards?
    deespoohbear I found this site when I was out surfing earlier: http://www.nurspeak.com/tools/articles/nclex_myths.htm NCLEX® Myths & Facts Change to white background (MSIE) With...
    Oct 5, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Use graduate students who fail State Boards?
    BTW Thanks Joanne, I just know debates can get heated sometimes , and did not want anyone to think that was the purpose of the question... I can not help but think of how terrible it must feel to...
    Oct 5, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Use graduate students who fail State Boards?
    I agree we can't lower the standards, I read that the National Council of State Boards of Nursing ( http://www.ncsbn.org/) reviews and changes if necessary the testing process every three years, by...
    Oct 5, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Use graduate students who fail State Boards?
    Well I also found this when researching completely different angle: http://caring4you.net/letter.htm Mission Statement: This form letter was constructed to answer the growing need of the...
    Oct 4, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Use graduate students who fail State Boards?
    I found this interesting article doing the research for Graduate student NCLEX failure: excerpt "Prior to 1988, the passing rate for first time test takers was 91%. In 1989, the National Council...
    Oct 4, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Use graduate students who fail State Boards?
    I posted a thread on Nursing Politics asking for views on the "new" Excelsior fast track program offered in Mich. here: http://allnurses.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=23607 After...
    Oct 4, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. improve sleep in nursing homes
    I came across this article and thought I would post and get comments. I work the night shift and am constantly aware of the noise and keeping it down.Sometimes it is difficult with the level of...
    Oct 4, '02
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Fast-track nursing plan questioned
    After reading the article describing Tommy Thompson's proposals I came across this article and wanted feedback, what do you think of the fast track approach? ...
    Oct 4, '02
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. an update and i need some education please
    The same symptoms from my experience. I just read a good article on PE's from Medscape you can find it here: Pulmonary Embolism - New Paradigms in Diagnosis and Therapy Andrew E. Ajani, MBBS,...
    Oct 3, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Assingment under protest
    Here are two places to find out a little bit of information, on assignment despite of objection. http://www.ana.org/readroom/position/workplac/wkassign.htm ...
    Oct 3, '02
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. options in Jacksonville
    Sorry for the post I meant to reply to Florida Nurses and hit the wrong button....:)
    Oct 2, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. options in Jacksonville
    I am a registered nurse in Jacksonville,Florida. I work for a company that has pretty good options for LPN's, the prn pool right now is 26.00/hr you must obligate three days per week and be willing...
    Oct 2, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Prognosis poor in nursing shortage
    I know some of this may be repetitive but this article was just too good not to post here.:) Finally, the truth is quoted... Michele Prognosis poor in nursing shortage
    Sep 9, '01
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Bush Administration to Launch Initiative to 'Ease' Nursing Home Regulation
    For those that already get the Kaiser Daily report this is a repeat. But I wanted to share this and get others opinions. Working in the Nursing Home industry this brings up alot of issues to think...
    Sep 9, '01
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. Our primary reliance on skilled nursing facilities is a failed experiment
    Good question...I bet we could find alot of support for that theory. The American public is undereducated to the options and the options are still very limited. End of life care thrown into the...
    Sep 8, '01
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Our primary reliance on skilled nursing facilities is a failed experiment
    Our primary reliance on skilled nursing facilities is a failed experiment, Jim Wilkes, Family Policy-a Family Research Council publication, 8/14/01 Given the task of designing a long-term care...
    Sep 5, '01
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. The Sad State of Healthcare Staffing
    Nearly every 15 minutes a commercial comes across my television, telling consumers how to "get what is rightfully thiers" "end the needless suffering",endless bombardment to sue, as the quote said...
    Sep 5, '01
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. FLA: Tampa Nursing Homes Send Out Plea For More Help
    I agree that the industry has "A LONG WAY TO GO". The salary base is elevated as per the usual media, averages atarting wage in North Florida for CNA's being around 7.50/hr, with Health coverage for...
    Sep 5, '01
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. The Sad State of Healthcare Staffing
    Came across this article at Healthleaders.com. Although it discusses some of the same issues of others that I have posted here, I like that fact that it does target the working conditions.I thought I...
    Sep 5, '01
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. Low morale, budget cuts hit nursing profession hard
    The other side of the argument from the Hospitals, thought I would post these together: What's ailing hospitals? Price increases are blamed on spiraling wages By KEVIN O’CONNOR Staff Writer ...
    Aug 26, '01
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Low morale, budget cuts hit nursing profession hard
    Low morale, budget cuts hit nursing profession hard By Kelly Yamanouchi Medill News Service Posted on August 26, 2001 Nursing has a morale problem. ...
    Aug 26, '01
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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