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  1. New Grad Job Market PMHNP
    In my 2.5 years in the acute hospital setting the NPs think like doctors. The NP schools are teaching the medical model. NPs do not care one lick about the "art of nursing"....they care about...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. New Grad Job Market PMHNP
    Every last on I spoke with had at least a DNP and at least 25 years experience combined as a practicing RN and mid-level provider. disagree with the sentiment that is your choice, however in the...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. How do you deal with demanding/unreasonable patients?
    Lets just say I pass out a lot of AMA forms
    Mar 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Medication safety what if...
    It is technically against DEA regulations to carry narcs in our pockets per our director.......
    Mar 11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. New Grad Job Market PMHNP
    OK so I will chime in here as I have before on this topic. As many of you know I was attending the direct entry MSN program at Columbia University before being hit with cancer....anyway while at...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Homeless or otherwise Indigent Patients
    Why does this population always seem to be the most needy, the most demanding, the most unappreciative and the most noncompliant......frustrating as we are the only hospital in town who takes these...
    Feb 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. New Job
    Had really just begun the NP program. With work and with my life, the NP program was not going to work out any way. And yes, it was a direct entry program. I was still early in my first class when...
    Jul 3, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. New Job
    So, a competing health system had a job fair. I have not been happy at my skilled nursing job as it is just a horrid place. So......on a lark I headed over to the fair. This same system had...
    Jul 3, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Imagine my Dismay.....
    I think somewhere along the line there has been misunderstanding...listen...it is they, the 3-5 pt nurses that bash and disrespect us. They look down their noses at us and treat us like we are...
    Mar 17, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Imagine my Dismay.....
    Well all I am saying is when our med surge nurses float to my unit, they are completely overwhelmed, in tears and nervous wrecks......perhaps you would be able to handle it...I dunno...I only speak...
    Mar 16, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Imagine my Dismay.....
    So I get to work yesterday... I work on a skilled nursing unit...however we have sick peeps. We hang blood, IV meds etc etc..many times it seems like a med surg unit rather than a SNU.... So...
    Mar 15, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. It is time for a change folks....
    Furthermore, all a bed alarm really tells you is: Yo, you have a pt on the ground
    Mar 2, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Should I resign, or be suspended?
    Let me share a personal experience. I worked for a horrid place and left and went to a different system. The director at the new place promised me that staffing would be great, the coworkers were...
    Mar 2, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. It is time for a change folks....
    Customer service does not equate to brown-nosing. I provide great customer service even while pushing my patients. I am on a rehab unit and at first my patients tend to hate me a good bit. By the...
    Mar 2, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. "You've got the wrong Mary" ... A Vent About Rude Doctors
    The docs know I am a wrong choice for picking on......I will usually bite my tongue and then wait till the day that its just them and I in the elevator.....at that private moment I set them straight...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. I didn't accept the keys.....
    hmmm indeed, now that I think on it I believe you are correct roser!! TY
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Does nursing school teach you how to react to a dead/dying patient?
    Usually when a pt dies, and I have a lot of them I am happy!!! HAPPY HAPPY because typically they were suffering big time. I am thrilled that they are free now and no longer shackled to a negative...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I didn't accept the keys.....
    Hmmmm I am not sure you handled it right.......hopefully they wont get ya for abandonment.....that left the day shift nurse alone....and really really put them in a horrible spot.... I do...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Nurse Manager Is A Bully
    My boss does not like me. I am not sure why. What I have been doing is to keep smiling, pickup shifts when she needs me, and whenever I catch a coworker doing good make a beeline to her office to...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. It is time for a change folks....
    One example is that my boss wants every pt bed alarmed. Well if I have an alert and oriented 50 y/o college professor as a pt that is 100 percent participatory with our fall management program,...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. It is time for a change folks....
    It is not that they are corrupted or not nice people. They just feel that basically patients surrender their rights upon admission and that the patient should do exactly as they say. This is not...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Should I resign, or be suspended?
    you blondy could not be more spot on
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. RNs, I got a question about pain meds
    I have pain med seekers of all ages, gender and cultures.... However, the largest group so far are middle aged white females age 40-70 They are poor and they are rich, so socioeconomics sees...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: New York Nursing
  24. It is time for a change folks....
    So I have been at this for two years now..... And still..... For the most part the nurse managers seem to adhere to the nurse ratchet mindset. In addition, they seem to favor staff who are...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Should I resign, or be suspended?
    It never fails to amaze me, the depth of stupidity that management shows on a daily basis. They have a lot invested in you. You want to stay with the same corp, just a different location. I would...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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