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  1. What makes a nursing contract binding & official?
    I think you should file a complaint with the Dept of Labor as not paying someone for orientation is most likely illegal and they will be forced to pay out back pay for you and anyone else they did...
    May 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Why can't i get a job???? US RN
    Six letters of recommendation seems like overkill why do you feel you need so many? Some people have applied to 50-100+ jobs and it has taken over a year to get a job and you are fretting over a few...
    May 20
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. "Male" nurse?  Le sigh.
    I think when there is a killer involved people want to know if it is a man or woman. I believe there have been both men and women who decided to make themselves angels of death really killers, but...
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Nurses can eat properly if they manage their time
    While I understand the frustration and difficulty of dealing with morbidly obese patients and have even been injured caring for a 400 pound patient, I don't get all the hostility toward your fellow...
    May 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. From ABC News:  Nursing Student Who Failed Class Twice Sues Her University
    To Caroladybelle what is the 5 for 5 iniatitive and planetree rollout. I'm just dying to know! lol I'm sure the rest of us across the country want to join in or our hospitals soon will. lol Is...
    May 14
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. From ABC News:  Nursing Student Who Failed Class Twice Sues Her University
    Is poor concentration a misnomer for ADHD because that is very treatable. Heck I hear a lot of college students take stimulants without ADHD just because it is so good with improving thinking and...
    May 14
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. From ABC News:  Nursing Student Who Failed Class Twice Sues Her University
    Right because that is the real world. Sometimes I want to throw something at the tele monitor to shut it up! lol Instead of tele techs, put monitors everywhere, raise the alarm tone and give you a...
    May 14
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Annual Physical - Does Your Job Require This?
    While employee health doesn't weigh you we now have a wellness program where you are weighed and measured and blood taken, asking you every personal question under the sun and if you don't go along...
    May 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Annual Physical - Does Your Job Require This?
    We have a yearly health statement we are supposed to fill out. I thought it was mandatory, but also an invasion of privacy and then they wrote it was to help us as if it was voluntary so I haven't...
    May 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. From ABC News:  Nursing Student Who Failed Class Twice Sues Her University
    It is state boards that are involved with restricting people from practice or making them jump thru hoops to work as a nurse. I wouldn't advise someone with anxiety and/or depression to go into...
    May 13
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. nursing school THAT hard?
    Nursing school was easy for me, but I also read all the material, studied and even used supplemental nclex review books as well. I know some people don't actually read the books, but skim them and...
    May 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. From ABC News:  Nursing Student Who Failed Class Twice Sues Her University
    Isn't it also true that some state nursing boards demand to know if you have any mental illness including anxiety and depression as well as bipolar and then need special permission to actually work...
    May 13
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. From ABC News:  Nursing Student Who Failed Class Twice Sues Her University
    If she can't handle the stress in nursing school how is she going to handle the on the job stress? I may be in the minority but nursing school was a piece of cake while being a nurse has been very...
    May 13
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. 14 year old boy wants to become a nurse(my story)
    Go for it! There are plenty of male nurses. Take college courses CLEP in high school especially science & math as any healthcare career will need these basic classes. It's possible you could get...
    May 12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  15. Is it really worth it... So Miserable!! So Insecure!!
    Sounds like your preceptor doesn't handle stress well and is snapping at you when she feels overwhelmed. It sucks, but I wouldn't take it personally. You won't be on orientation forever and with...
    May 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. New Marie Claire article about nurse bullying and poor work conditions
    Lol Sometimes half the floor doesn't speak English and drug, etoh, dementia and confused AMS make up the other half. lol When you get A & O, indept, english speaking patients it is a great day.
    May 12
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Oldest Practicing Nurse in US Turns 90!!
    What a sweet lady, looks like a beautiful grandma. So happy! Happy Birthday! PS What is your secret to your energy and longevity? Have you found the fountain of youth! Please share with...
    May 12
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. What is the worst case of bullying you've seen in your nursing career?
    I find it strange that you want to dwell on the chance that you might be bullied as a new nurse. How will this prepare you to handle such a situation if it were to occur? Bullying exists in all...
    May 11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Why do some nurses come across to be rude?
    A sprained ankle would probably be treated quicker and cheaper at an urgent care clinic. At an ER you are way down on the priority list and must wait a long time to be seen because everyone sicker...
    May 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. RNs with a Bachelor's in another field
    Just because some studies that favored BSN claim superior outcomes doesn't make it so. There would need to be many different studies proving this over and over again because a couple studies could...
    May 6
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Need help with graduation gift idea for new RN grad
    A Littman or Sprague stethoscope in her favorite color! I also like the massage gift certificate idea.
    May 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. As a single nurse were you able to buy a home?
    Planning for emergencies reminds me of the budget by Elizabeth Warren in her book All Your Worth which recommends 50% for needs, 30% wants and 20% for savings and debt repayment. The closer you can...
    May 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Good News!
    I'm glad they approved your disability quickly! Hope your health improves, at least this will give you some peace of mind not having to worry so much about money. Good luck to you!
    May 6
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  24. 7 Social Media Posts That Will Destroy Your Nursing Career Before It Begins!
    I just wonder if these deep web searches are able to identify you and your posts on all nurses. Granted most of us don't use our names or photos, but are employers able to figure out who we are by a...
    May 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. "Don't Work" Isn't An Answer
    My friend a single mom did just that living hand to mouth and was able to get her ADN without taking out student loans. It was a very hard time money wise and she had to relocate to another state to...
    May 6
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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