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  1. West Coast University
    Well, sometimes the truth is harsh.
    Sep 19
    Forum: California Nursing
  2. West Coast University
    When I sat on a hiring committee recently, WCU grads went to the bottom of the applicant pile. We seriously questioned the judgment and decision making skills of anyone who would choose such an...
    Sep 2
    Forum: California Nursing
  3. Are We Truly That Gullible?
    We have some brilliant provocateurs here; someone needs to start a nursing-focused Gomerblog site!
    Sep 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Not What I Expected
    Can you be more specific about exactly what it is you don't like?
    Sep 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Goodbye, fellow nurses
    No seriously OP, BIG UPS to you for having the courage. I've been voluntarily not working since March and DREADING going back. Exploring non-nursing options as well. Live long and prosper, good luck...
    Aug 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Goodbye, fellow nurses
    Nursing sucks
    Aug 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. HELP. I plan to major in Nursing but one problem: I don't like science.
    Haha! I have worked with many of those creatures, a bizarre amalgam of automaton, company man and somewhere in there.....nurse. You are exactly correct. Some nurses DO abandon the SCIENCE and...
    Aug 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Anybody here ever found a GF or a future wife as a "murse" at work?
    You sound desperate, insecure, competitive and way too worried about what other people think about how you're "supposed" to be. As a smart, interesting and attractive woman, I can tell you right...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  9. Second Semester Nursing Student Educates Staff
    HA! Hahahaha!
    Aug 25
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. What is bullying then?
    Folks. The bottom line is, all the posts from young whiners crying "bullying" and "NETY" are driving away the longtime, valuable and wise old guard who have been mentors here for a long time. Here's...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Is This Bullying?
    YOU GUYS. Are *totally* cracking me up!!!!! Hahahahaha!
    Aug 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. IV clinics for hangovers
    I have *often* thought of doing something like this here in Los Angeles, and making it appear "high end," to appeal to rich drunks, traveling execs, and celebs. A Mercedes van comes to you, offering...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  13. How to get a hospital position in middle age.
    If you are referring to yourself as a "nurse" ANYWHERE on your résumé or cover letter, that is probably the reason you aren't getting interviews. It is a crime in most states to do so.
    Aug 16
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
    Holy rant-o-rama, Ruby!!!! I could not AGREE MORE with every word you've said here. Great post! Explaining the mysterious ways of the moderators as viewing the whiny youngins as "future income...
    Aug 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Home Health RN Case Management info help
    Yes yes yes. Be verrrrry careful when working for these agencies. It's all about checking the boxes that give them the highest reimbursement....fudging OASIS forms.....using vague language......I...
    Aug 15
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  16. Lpn in public health
    Get your BSN. Get your RN. Get your PHN. Done.
    Aug 15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. For those wishing to move to L.A.
    Here is a horrifying study recently published by UCLA: 10 Charts That Show How and Why LA Has the Most Unaffordable Rental Market in the US - Rentally Deranged - Curbed LA Please be warned....
    Aug 13
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. Should I quit my job, sell my house and sail to Hawaii?
    *lights a corncob pipe* Crusty the Old Bat here, to tell alla you youngins and grasshoppers jist how it's gonna be. I've been wiping butts, eating my young, wearing my old cap from my diploma...
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Is this kind of DON the norm in this profession
    At this stage in your career you will want to show flexibility and willingness to learn and train on other units. Now you've already halfway pigeonholed yourself as the opposite of that. Probably the...
    Aug 13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  20. Should I quit my job, sell my house and sail to Hawaii?
    This thread is cracking me up! Much needed levity....thanks.
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Doing the "Right" thing...
    Wow. I have dealt with doctors who are exactly like that, you aren't alone. Sadly, you are likely to encounter more such arrogant jerks in your nursing career. I am so sorry this happened to you. How...
    Aug 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. redirecting to old threads
    I think people who don't understand to search a forum before posting simply might not understand that is how online forums work. It's something learned with experience. I agree it's annoying as heck,...
    Jul 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Proud to be in scrubs??
    I hate scrubs. Wish nurses wore something a little more dignified that what's essentially badly constructed pajamas. Outside of work I wear vintage clothing, dresses and skirts. Wish I didn't feel...
    Jul 31
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  24. Dealing with your feet
    At my old clinic job we used to have gnarly nurse feet contests, to see who had the worst troll feet. I saw bunions, corns, all ten nails yellowed with fungus, hanmertoes, calluses so thick they...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. On "dumbing down" résumés
    I cannot imagine it would be my demeanor....I smile, make mild little jokes, am articulate, and have a quiet, confident voice. I am not cocky, loud, inappropriate, or a stammerer. One panel member...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice