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  1. Are any of your patients getting tested for swine flu?
    It seems like every patient that comes to the ER is tested these days. The funny thing, if there is a + flu they have no clue in house which mask to wear, each ADON gives a different answer.
    May 11, '09
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. crappy nurses day
    Our Nurses made out good this year and last year and the years before. Seems they have the money for them at the hospital and not the Nurse Aides. They got shirts, breakfast wed, plus fingerfoods...
    May 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. tips on how to survive 12 hr shifts.
    GOOD SHOES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How do your nurse assistants get shift report?
    I have to agree with alot you have to say as a Paramedic PCT, But I also get a large report sheet so I can write down all information I have the RN gives me and important information. It is handy and...
    Jan 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Study: No Link Between Autism, Vaccines
    study: no link between autism, vaccines italian study rules out thimerosal fears new study from italy adds to a mountain of evidence that a mercury-based preservative once used in many...
    Jan 26, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Why is nursing considered a sexy career?
    When I started out as a Nurse Aide years ago, Men were the only ones to perfom "male" catheters and so on, unless we did not have one. Same way with beds and females were to take care of females....
    May 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Most outrageous thing your hospital has expected you to do.
    EEEEEEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWWWW nuff said:uhoh3:
    May 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. No more internet access
    We had issues with a few folks, and ours was taken away. I was always too busy to play with it, but others not only did for pt care but ebay, hotels and other things. UGH, a few folks ruined it for...
    May 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Butt kissing management
    Ummmmmmmmmm no we don't have a huge budget, they made cuts in other places(Staffing and so on) to make sure these things are/were given out. Plus of course the CEO and board did not take a cut. ...
    May 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Butt kissing management
    First off I have soooooooooo have to laugh at this. Our facility/hosp tried this too. But they were to WALMART! They ranged from $25.00-$50.00 EACH. Well families did JUST what you said they did,...
    May 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. the state of nursing-jobs
    Where are the surpluses?
    May 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. CNA=Slave???
    AMEN to that or. I hear" I am sooooooo tired from school." all shift long and how hard they have to work and go to school. WELL D'UH! Welcome to the real world. We are all tired tooand many go to...
    May 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. CNA=Slave???
    Okay I have to wonder where you all work where the CNA/PCTs sit on their butt all the time, refuse to do vitals, turns , blood sugars and so on. My unit I work as a tech on is VERY busy. We(the...
    May 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. bereavement policy?
    Not the Dept I used to work at. If it was not, Mom dad, brother or sister. THen no, and you had2 unpaid days off. If it was Grandparents, Uncles/aunts/cousins or so on no you had to find someone to...
    Jan 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Rudeness from EMTs and Paramedics
    Ours has to have that, plus proof of license and some paperwork with the magic seal from a notery too, stating you are who you are, record check and you understand the rules and will not hold the...
    Jan 2, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Rudeness from EMTs and Paramedics
    I know MOST major cities and smaller ones have "ride a long" programs. I know the Military sometimes sends RNs out with the rigs to get a idea, plus MANY hospitals are starting to do this also so...
    Jan 1, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Rudeness from EMTs and Paramedics
    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!
    Dec 30, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Gpa 2.73
    NKNIK Keep going no matter what anyone says. You can do this There are some that are so smart book wise BUT HAVE NO COMMON SENSE and think they are GOD'S GIFT to the Nursing field because they...
    Dec 29, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Passed Micro WOOHOOO!!!
    No I just finished Micro. To others it was not that bad, but to me it WAS hard. I studyed for it along with CPNE first round. I tested 2 weeks after CPNE( mind you I did not pass CPNE but that is a...
    Dec 29, '07
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  20. Passed Micro WOOHOOO!!!
    Thanks to all of you gang! Wow I am just glad that it is over.!!!!!!!!!!!
    Dec 28, '07
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  21. Aaaaarrrrrrggggggh!!
    I have been the tech on my floor for 24 CV step down patients when they have been short @ our hospital.
    Dec 28, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. Number of men in nursing slowly increases
    As I said before, love working with male RNs most the time better then female, less drama. Plus I think some male RNs are better then females at times and they bring a added relief from some of...
    Dec 27, '07
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. EMT for Exelsior
    [quote=TFAM;2567300]Hi, I know this is probably a dumb question, but, I am asking because I have no nursing experience and I am hearing about this program for RN's at Excelsior and that sounds so...
    Dec 26, '07
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  24. U.S. Nursing Salary CHANGES?!
    I know in Poland they are going broke, and there was another article not too long ago how nurses make less then the average worker. I will go work in a store if I am required to make a cut like that...
    Dec 26, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Passed Micro WOOHOOO!!!
    I passed Micro, man it was harder then I thought it would have been. But it was my last General Ed and on to re test CPNE!
    Dec 24, '07
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning


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