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  1. Another Scam!!!
    I feel so gullable:o I couldn't figure why they needed my panties and bra but he assured me it was for research purposes. And darnit, they were my new pair of Victoria Secret. Those water bras...
    Nov 9, '01
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  2. Thoughts to live by.....
    As useful as a third butt cheek:eek: When I die bury me face down so old so and so can kiss my A#* goodbye...an actual request from a family friend. If you were to line up 9 good men and 1 SOB...
    Nov 7, '01
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. Cruel, or appropriate?
    The other thing that mystifies me is that you are expected to handle a higher pt ratio...this with less(read no) ancillary support. If I had a nickle for every time I had to answer the phone at the...
    Jun 16, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Funny things patients say !
    Two recent funnies. I was taking care of a 5 yr old. I work 7p-7a and after I took the midnight vitals he looked up to me and admonished me for being up so late and that I was going to get in trouble...
    Jun 12, '01
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. Capitol Hill
    Why is the current shortage only a 'maldistribution' of nurses. Enrollment is down for the 6th year in a row and the rate of nurses leaving the field permanently is accelerating. Doesn't sound like...
    Jun 12, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. If I was to graduate TODAY I would make $12.25/hr!!!!
    Nursing may be a calling but if wages don't improve in many areas, fewer and fewer will heed the call. Why would one take on mountains of debt to get through school only to take forever to pay off...
    Jun 12, '01
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Beware The Evil CEU Requirement
    Thanks for the hard won words of wisdom. I have always been a bit haphazard in my recordkeeping but Your story reminds me of how important those ceu's are.... :)
    Jun 12, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. RTC
    RTC
    What, someone gets to take a bathroom break. Is it a new incentive. :D
    Jun 10, '01
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. ABC World News Tonight
    I fear nurses will never be important until those power/rich/famous are laid up in the hospital,hand on the call light with no one answering. Unless things change radically...this may happen in our...
    Jun 2, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. ANA discriminates against LPN/LVN
    RN country, you have summed up my thought very eloquently. I looked at the ANA after I graduated with my ADN and did not like the elitist attitude. As with many in upper management, they have...
    May 6, '01
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Input please
    HotSpam, you are right on. We owe it to those we care for to practice safe nursing. I let those over me know when I am in over my head. If it continues or I am ignored, I walk. It's my RN and I will...
    May 5, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Boom times: Systems gear up for hospital construction spree
    This is what happens when business takes over healthcare. It is no longer care, it's business. And that's just what we shoild give them...the business :mad:
    May 5, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. NURSES WEEK ACTIVITIES
    I'm not much into the touchy/feely of Nurse Week but the hospital that I work has some fun things...People brought up graduation pictures, we get various meals free throughout the week, ect. But best...
    May 5, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Put those boxing gloves on again
    Amen. Heaven knows there is enough work to go around. As long as someone comes in willing to work and be professional about it I could care less what their education level is. As far as I can tell,...
    May 4, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Health Care is a Business it has nothing to do with Patient Satisfaction!!!
    Just when you think you have heard it all. I'd write letters to editor or tip off a reporter to have public record then I would document out the wazoo and file incident reports as needed. CYA Chuckie...
    May 1, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Where do you see yourself in 5 Years???
    Well, since I had my daughter later in life(she'll be 16), and as I am a single parent, I'll have to work to help her with college and try to build my retirement fund. I will probably go to travel...
    May 1, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. why do you come to this site?
    You mean this a REAL nursing BB? I thought this nurses in leather bondage BB. I come here daily for the same reason every one else does...theraphy and court ordered community service. NO one...
    May 1, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What can you do with your pay?
    1.NO 2.NO 3.NO 4.YES 5.NO 6.NO 7.NO 7.YES This is why I'm so upset. I can't even qualify to buy a house in the area I live because my income is not enough. This is a sad commentary on the...
    Apr 27, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. E-Mail Buddies Wanted ---
    Hi, I'm Anne and I work as a School Nurse(the only one) in Cloudcroft, New Mexico (the state not the country...an inside joke). Love to hear from other nurses around the world. I am curious about...
    Nov 18, '00
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. My record...1st year 83 children out of 763 with lice,some very heavly infested Insituted mass screeningsof all children after every major break ie Labor Day after New Year's and after Spring...
    Nov 4, '00
    Forum: School Nurses


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