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  1. New Educator
    In March, I completed my MSN/ED. I continued to work at my current job, and picked up a clinical educator position at a local LPN school. Recently, I accepted a full time position at an RN school. ...
    Jul 6
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  2. Any MSN nursing ed students?
    I just saw this. Have you started your program yet? Inbox me, I am one year away from graduation, I can help you through and tell you what to expect. I have really enjoyed the journey so far, but it...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  3. Facebook while on the clock?
    I just want to add something to this. I was always one who was completely against use of phones at work. However, since starting my new job I was instructed by my manger to carry my phone so she can...
    Nov 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. Anybody LIKE working holidays?
    I never minded any holiday but Christmas. Lucky for me I worked with a wonderful Jewish woman the last 6 years. I worked her holidays and she worked mine. Before that I was in management or per diem....
    Oct 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. 16 interesting facts about nursing around the world!
    Count me in the 80%!
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Pregnancy Discrimination - Interview
    When I had my son, 11 years ago, I worked on a cardiothoracic step down unit. I did not take any isolations patients, I did not do any heavy lifting. Not because I refused, but because my...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  7. Pregnancy Discrimination - Interview
    I will say it again. You may be missing out on a fantastic nurse, just to avoid a two month pregnancy leave. The nurse you hire may not be pregnant, but may decide to start their family once they...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  8. Working as a nurse and pregnancy
    I am glad my managers didn't feel that way. I am one of the hardest working people you will ever meet, the last time I called off was in 2009, when I had pneumonia. I also worked both jobs until...
    Sep 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Working as a nurse and pregnancy
    I was 5 months pregnant with my first child and very open and honest and got the job anyway. With my son, I was 2 months when I interviewed at the hospital, the manager told me congratulations and...
    Sep 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    Today I told a 20 year old to put his phone away so I can finish what I needed to do. Then I went to take his blood pressure and he snatched it back like I was going to take it off of him, lol.
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Forced to resign, need advise
    Can someone tell me what scanning fluids means? OP, happy for you that you got a new job. Sounds like they did you a favor.
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Was a BSN/MSN necessary for your career in research?
    I struggled with the same question 8 months ago. I asked a friend who had her MSN if it was worth it. She told me that she has the opportunities for advancement she never would have had without the...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Research Nursing
  13. heartbroken needed to vent
    I feel your pain. I recently left a job that I loved because I refuse to go to work every day and deal with a bully. My boss refused to do anything about it despite numerous requests, so I left. Life...
    Jul 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. 7th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    Actually, he is a pussycat, just wait until his daughter comes in.
    Jul 22, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  15. ordered to sign orders for previous 24 hours...for someone else
    The way I am reading it it this, they want her to sign for things she didn't complete. For example, a drug is ordered BID and the 10:00 am dose wasn't given. Her manager wants her to go back and...
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. 7th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    NAH, that isn't a patient. That is a new surgical resident who thought it would be funny to grab my butt. I told him he would regret it.....
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  17. Skin Changes At Life’s End (SCALE)
    I have seen many Kennedy Ulcers form, usually just hours before death. It was a big indicator for me to inform families. Almost always the shape of a butterfly.
    Jul 13, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. Washing those scrubs?
    I am with Leslie, I throw my scrubs in with my husband's postal uniform. But, when I am done wearing them they go into the laundry basket with everyone else. Eh, never really thought about it to be...
    Jul 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. 6th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    I think that this nurse will LITERALLY eat the young!!!
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  20. Do you find the nursing theorists/theories you studied in school useful in real life?
    I am currently in grad school and in a class on theories. It is pretty fasinating to see now how my practice is influenced by theory. I was not able to connect the dots when I was in my undergrad...
    Jun 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Things you'd LOVE to tell coworkers...and get away with it!
    To the co-worker who has made my work life a living h#*! I sincerely wish you all the best. To my manager who did nothing to stop it, despite numerous requests, I am leaving. Good luck with her. Oh,...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Should I be worried?
    Update, please!
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  23. Is it possible.....
    Had a patient come to me from a world renowned hospital. They reported extreme agitation & restlessness. He fell asleep for me that night after I drained 1500ml from his bladder. This is the new...
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Whooping cough in school in New York
    I think we are seeing a resurgence of these childhood illnesses because of the continuing belief that immunization injections cause autism. It amazes me the despite continued studies and proof that...
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Are you or someone you love the worst patient ever?
    See, this is the thing. Patients do deserve the best care they can get, but we deserve respect. Where is the backbone of our managers? Why oh why would a manager even say anything to a nurse who...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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