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  1. Will you add your patient in facebook?
    Call me a 19th century person living in the 21st century.. but I have not, will not and never will go on Myspace, nor Facebook. In the age where employers check these things prior to getting a job,...
    Mar 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. How much is school costing you?
    I wish that my schooling cost only $20,000. I returned to nursing school into an accelerated BSN program and because my undergraduate credits were both older than 10 years, AND from another country's...
    Dec 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Nursing Me Black
    I'll title mine "Nursing Me White" Stop playing the 'race card' and get on with your life and career. Do you think discrimination is a 'black' owned thing? Try being the only Caucasian and male...
    Sep 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Silly question--what to wear for class
    I went to nursing school in South Florida, having lived my entire life before in Northern Europe and NYC. I walked around the campus prior to my first day of class, and looked at the attire of the...
    Jul 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Parents at Orientation
    Someone needs to have that umbilical cord cut already. If you will be living at home while going to school (i'll pray for you dear.... this is just the beginning of your mother's interference in...
    Jul 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. How old is too old?!?!?
    I went to Nursing School at 47 when the market dried up for systems analysts. I had a masters in Biology, and even though they were over 25 yrs old and from foreign universities in Holland, 4 schools...
    May 20, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Absolutely FURIOUS!!!!
    Congrats.. but nail the asses of the hospital and the one that slandered you.
    May 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Advantage for Speaking Spanish?
    Try looking into a medical-Spanish class to make you more marketable, if your geographic area warrents such. I grew up in The Netherlands where mandatory language knowlegde of at least 2 other...
    May 6, '09
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  9. Absolutely FURIOUS!!!!
    Eeven tho you did get the job you need to find a labor relations lawyer in your area and call them. In most instances, they will give you a consultation for free and determine if there is a case....
    May 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Those nursing students that just don't seem to "get it"
    Dont forget to let your professor of your experience. Maybe in the future, she (he) will not pass the buck onto you to weed out the losers who do not belong in this profession.
    May 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. My God, these family members!!
    RNperdiem MUST live in a fantasy world where one can 'limit' and control the visiting hours. In my Medical ICU, the nurse manager just increased the amount of hours to allow the family in. As a...
    Apr 22, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Nursing shortages, Baby boomers and the immigrant nurse Part 2
    I was born in The Netherlands to American parernts, which afforded me automatic citizenship. I carried dual citizenship and remained in Holland through college, then moved to America to work in the...
    Apr 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Those nursing students that just don't seem to "get it"
    This student sounds as if he needs everything spelled out for him, has gotten thru on the backs of others and expects the same in nursing school.... You seem to understand and grasp time frames and...
    Apr 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Nursing, the field of medicine or customer service?
    Mookie is very satisfied with the line of work HE does (RubyVee - im a male nurse - a growing species in the field). And thank you RubyVee for seeing a point of view shared by many nurses but are...
    Apr 11, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Nursing, the field of medicine or customer service?
    If the doctors had to put up with the Customer Service crap that the nurses must abide by, there would be a revolution. Remember, to the hospitals the DOCTOR is the MONEY MAKER while the NURSE is the...
    Apr 9, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Nursing, the field of medicine or customer service?
    ""I am not a nurse yet, so probably shouldn't answer this, But I have volunteered and worked as an emt and at a hospital, so here is my $0.02. I don't mind kissing a little a$$, if it makes them more...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Interview etiquette for finding out the pay!!!
    I have no clue as to what geographic area you plan on being a nurse, BUT even though there is a shortage, new grad jobs are hard to come by in certain areas of this country. :banghead: Why dont you...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Displaced Autoworker Wants To Be A Nurse 46yrs old
    You had a great career in the auto industry and will bring a lifetime of experiences you earned when you become a nurse. Thankfully, nursing is a career where you can decide at ANY age to go for it....
    Mar 12, '09
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  19. NCLEX ? in different states
    I dont know how it works in NV. I moved from NY to Florida to attend nursing school. The school I attended verified that i was NCLEX eligible. I registered to take the test in Florida. At the...
    Mar 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Specialty with low/least stress?
    I started my nursing career in Telemetry/Trauma and handling 6 patients was a chore, especially giving all meds and doing documentation. After 2 years of that i went ino Medical ICU. Granted it was...
    Mar 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Nursing, the field of medicine or customer service?
    And i did fail to mention, that i documented all this in my nursing notes as to the events of this occurrence. Remember, if it isnt documented it wasnt done! And as one nurse later mentioned that...
    Mar 4, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Nursing, the field of medicine or customer service?
    LilyBlue.... you could have gone to the supermarket and gotten that cheddar cheese and made that sandwich for the mother..... I'm being sarchastic! If this mother, who works in a doctors office...
    Mar 4, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Nursing, the field of medicine or customer service?
    All hospitals are beginning to have the 'touchy-feely' attitude that first we must respect the diversion of the patients and lets then talk about their medical care. At the first hospital i worked...
    Mar 4, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Am I too old to just be starting?
    30?? Too Old?? I went back to an accelerated BSN-RN program at the age of 48, and relocated to another part of the country to do so. I laugh at those who say at 30.. is it too late? Its not your...
    Jan 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. considering nursing school at 45 yo
    I had a great career as a systems analyst until Sept 11, 2001. All the computer jobs went overseas where the threat of terrorists and cheaper labor prevailed. I had a masters in biology. After 2...
    Dec 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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