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  1. what age did you decide to become a nurse
    16 y/old and best friend's Dad ( he was a dentist and I wanted to be just like him ) talked me into being a nurse . Matter of fact, after going to an all boy high school , it was going to be a cool...
    3:14 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Ever accepted a job you knew was a mistake?
    Yes, but lucky for me, it was back in the early "90"s . Nursing Shortage ! On that note, I ran with it ,and rotated junk jobs all the time.
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Dwindling faith in this profession
    Eric Hoffer 'Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.'
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Young, Thin, and Cute New Hires
    This is so interesting ! Not long ago ,there was a post that was asking for advice to HR questions for where I am presently employed ,and my response was - "As long as you are young and cute , you...
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. How to prepare for JCAHO survey
    Make sure your hospital has their sales receipt ,and you will pass everytime. lol
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. The Failure of the Joint Commission
    Wow ! After being a nurse for over 20 years ,I finally decided to lookup the "Boogie Man a.k.a JCAHO "- just like so many of you have stated - A joke ! Get this ! They are supposed to be coming...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. SICK of BSN Pedestal
    So far , I have been taking classes for my BSN and now have about three classes left. On that note, none of the classes have made me a better nurse-just going through the motions. Also, nurses that...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. CNN article on nurses and job growth
    So true ! I have been out of school since "93" and have seen so many changes ,and I am in school for my BSN just to keep up with the game. However, it is just like an article I read and I believe it...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. What are your thoughts on patients who request no male nurses taking care of them?
    Just one less pt I have to deal with-there will be more pts to come don't worry lol. While u are reading this there is a call light ringing.
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  10. Northwestern Memorial Hospital Interview
    Hi, Presently , I have worked at NMH for over 15 years ,and this hospital loves new grads,and the more you look like a little school girl with pigtails the better.Really ! I believe it is the...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  11. Chamberlain RN to BSN online Jan 2013
    Presently, I am attending Chamberlain online ,as well as , many of my fellow staff while working full time at our Super Mega Hospital here in Chicago. As for the classes , you are signed up to take...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing
  12. Does anyone else experience pain from standing all day?
    I use to work in a fast pace recovery room in a mega hospital ,and there wasn't even wall/chair to lean on. In th end ,I got use to it and what helped was changing shoes during the shift. Oh, I just...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. What's the weirdest thing management has said to you?
    "Don't punchout later that you are scheduled !" ,and this is in an extremely busy ER . Oh, just one more . "Please dont use the foam cups for yourselves ,they are for the pts-budget cuts !" hospital...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. First job and I am in total shock!
    You haven't seen anything yet -just wait till you start your second job lol.All this sterile technique ,interventions, tell Supervisor, trauma , etc. = joke . I once work in a joint that had nine...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. Mandatory Flu Vaccines- How do you feel?
    Ok, here is the thing - when I was in the military I signed my life over to Uncle Sam ,and whatever comes with it. Nurses are to protect the "Pt's Bill of Rights " ,and end the end, to be pressured...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  16. Chamberlain College Sept '12
    Yeah, again Chamberlain is great ! After NR351 things get alittle tougher ,but that is to be expected.
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing
  17. Need advice on online schools RN-BSN
    I will admit that I am Pro-Chamberlain online ! They will work with you !
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. Chamberlain RN to BSN online program, July 2011
    Hey all, Me and twenty of my colleagues (from just one department) are in Chamberlain now. Keeping that in mind, my Super Mega Magnet University hospital introduced us to Chamberlain ,and...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing
  19. With BSN at Chamberlain can you get an MSN elsewhere???
    Navy_Glam, Way back , I was in a state BSN program clinicals and all ,and was abused-treated like a number ,and ultimately had to go to another nursing school to recieve my ADN (93)....
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing
  20. Chamberlain College Sept '12
    So many of my work colleagues and myself are in Chamberlain and we all love it . We are in the RN-BSN program and some are finishing now because they decided on student loans. Furthermore, our Magnet...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing
  21. Nursing sucks
    At one time , I use to feel like you " Nursing Sucks " even joined the Marines -not as a nurse lol .However,working as a nurse from the early 90's was able to move around. Move around alot -I did !...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. ADN to BSN-- Advice on good programs?
    I just have to say- I LOVE ONLINE classes ! So many of my friends are taking online classes ,and many show advertisements on this site! Best thing next to the invention of the wheel. Just have a good...
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. Why did/are you getting your BSN?
    The Gibberish gets straight A's with paid for help that written so,so, eloquently -MSN here I come ! Universities all over have jumped on the band wagon -just pick one. Isn't it great !
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Why did/are you getting your BSN?
    Like many of you, I belong to a Magnet Hospital and of course now they want all nurses to have a BSN. Thankfully, I have been enrolled in an online program that my Univ. hospital has a great hookup...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. Hospitals only hiring BSN's?
    In brief, I have had my ADN since "93" and now my Super Mega Magnet hospital has decided that it is no longer going to hire ADNs. Plus, ADN nurses can't perform internal job transfers without at...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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