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  1. Close & intensive observation sheet behaviors/actions
    We don't even check asleep anymore. We check quiet. Lawyers don't want a dead patient from something like heart attack being charted asleep for 6 hours.
    Jan 29
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Ratios in acute psych
    Our facility is 1:8 RN and 1:6 Behavioral Health Specialists
    Jan 29
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. Change in Representation - Best Nurses Unions
    We are exploring a change in representation for our union at hospital in Illinois. Any suggestions for good representation?
    Jan 29
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  4. Any RN to BSN programs without a lot of busy work?
    I have high hopes a few schools develop programs without the paper writing. It's the number 1 thing I hear all my ADN classmates complain about on Facebook that are doing completion programs is all...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. Any RN to BSN programs without a lot of busy work?
    Unfortunately, the only other Bachelors degree I know of that has more paper writing than nursing is are degrees in things like journalism / writing / English. I really do hope some schools come up...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. Has anyone driven to the IDPFR in Springfield?
    Best of my memory, it takes about 3 weeks after you send to state for your license to be issued. Remember the state processes a lot more licenses than just nursing. The plumbers want their stuff too....
    Jan 14
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  7. Why can't CPI be 2 years like everything else?
    Time to renew my CPI. Why can't CPI be 2 years lie everything else. What a scam.
    Jan 12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. Homeless working the system, multiple admissions
    All right. I was trying to back out of this conversation because I was expecting some different responses, but now I'm in it. I AM NOT bashing the homeless. What we do with them after a while; and...
    Nov 28, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. Formatting programs for papers?
    It's terribly unfortunate that this is what nursing education has become. More like a laughable joke.
    Nov 28, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Homeless working the system, multiple admissions
    No, been in this almost 3 years. Not Jaded at all, in Chicago, big culture of people working the system. I'm not talking about the real psych patients, I'm talking about the ones working the system,...
    Nov 28, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. Homeless working the system, multiple admissions
    See many of my pts prefer to be in hospital to nursing home or group home so they get themselves kicked out of so may places and no one will accept them back, but they are little angels in the...
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. Homeless working the system, multiple admissions
    Nah, just working the broken system.
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. Homeless working the system, multiple admissions
    Are you kidding? They leave 1 hospital and march right to another within hours. They are working the system and living like kings! I don't even understand how hospitals are getting paid for this. ...
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. Homeless working the system, multiple admissions
    What do you do with people that keep coming back every 2 weeks or some that think they are smarter by getting discharged from 1 hospital then going to another and saying the magic words. As a...
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. Other than BSN
    I will never understand how people associate certain aspects of school with ability. I know C students that passed the NCLEX in 75 and their straight A classmates took over 200 or even failed. ...
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. Other than BSN
    Only thing I ever cheated on was fluff paper writing. I'm a REAL GOOD person to have nearby when you have to call a code blue.
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  17. Other than BSN
    The ability to write papers, which I openly admit I lack, has absolutely ZERO to do with my ability to be a good nurse. I am confident a poll of my coworkers would indicate that I am one of the...
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. I am fed up with PCT position...
    I worked as PCT through nursing school, not for the money, but just to help with job. I promised myself I would always be good to techs when I became a RN and I think I've held pretty good to my...
    Nov 22, '14
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  19. Other than BSN
    I don't write papers. Do like me and hire someone. I don't feel an ounce of guilt. If schools would come up with useful classes without all the mindless papers, I would have gladly went that route.
    Nov 22, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  20. Can You get a ASN if you have a B.A. in another field
    Not exactly true in non-magnet hospitals. I'm ADN with BS in another field and MBA. I'm up for nursing supervisor position right now because of my management background.
    Oct 18, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. University of Illinois files injunction to prevent nurses strike
    http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/chi-u-of-i-nurses-strike-20141016-story.html
    Oct 17, '14
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  22. BSN burn out..continuing education
    ADN-BSN education in need of a real overhaul. Writing paper after paper is for Journalism majors. The Facebook posts of my classmates that have moved on to completion programs are hilarious about how...
    Oct 14, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. What would you change about your scrubs??
    Fix it so everything doesn't fall out of my pockets when I sit down.
    Oct 13, '14
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  24. Allnurses APP for iOS not working
    Got it working by removing and re-installing app. Thanks.
    Oct 3, '14
    Forum: Site Feedback
  25. Name one of your favorite things about being a male nurse.
    I love the constant sexual harassment. And there is ZERO sarcasm in my statement, I LOVE it!
    Oct 1, '14
    Forum: Men in Nursing


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