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  1. Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired: Sleeping on duty
    Paid breaks are legally not yours. In fact, they are not even guaranteed to be given to you. If time permits, if circumstances permit, you can take paid breaks. Some states do not even provide for...
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired: Sleeping on duty
    There's no valid or probably even legal reason that a worker on unpaid break time shouldn't be able to sleep during that break. The smart worker will not publicize doing so and will not take...
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Do you enjoy being a nurse?
    We can't always find a computer to use yet we are required to use them. Our chairs are worn out & uncomfortable. We have only a part-time secretary. The phones ring nonstop. There are wires...
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. You think the "Nursing Glut" is bad now?
    Blame the nurses? I don't know any nurses who think they are "too good" to do direct patient care at the bedside or anywhere else. Are you telling your lawmakers in state and federal Congress...
    Mar 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. PMHNP
    Hello, All Can you help me find schools, online and brick & mortar, offering the PMHNP course of study in the Midwest area? This would be states like Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Iowa, maybe...
    Mar 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. ER nurses bringing pts to the floor soiled
    Those six aren't always stable, there are likely to be more than six, stable doesn't mean nothing's going on with family, etc.
    Feb 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Uncontrolled pain- how to approach the Doc?
    Doctors fear having a reputation for prescribing "too much" pain Rx. The DEA makes a big deal of tracking the doctors' prescribing habits. They are not treating particular patients, of course,...
    Feb 16
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  8. Wound Care Clinic scheduling pts q15 min despite acuity/treatment time!
    Why not just say to her what you said here. It would be a start.
    Feb 16
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  9. Advice Please!
    Are you saying that any employer has the right, at any time, for whatever reason or for no reason, has the right to search an employee's person and possessions? I know Big Brother has gotten much...
    Jan 26
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Misdemeanor-A&B, assault with a deadly weapon
    Why do you want to be a nurse? What is your concept of Nursing? I wish you the best in whatever path you choose. I just am being nosy, wondering what happened to get you those charges? Why were...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  11. Five Years Completed and Still Loving It
    Do you work with any nurses' aides?
    Jan 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Hard and Soft Skills
    I just read a little excerpt from Silence Kills. I probably never realized, until just now, that other nurses share my frustrations. It's a shame that we so often feel this way, but a real relief...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. Hard and Soft Skills
    And it isn't just interacting with patients. It's other workers, doctors, bosses, visitors. And it's so true that skills are vital, but we also have to make people like us. We also have to be...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. Bovid smoke and plume
    I think bovine = cow. Pig is porcine, isn't it? LOL
    Jan 10
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. Finally Got GA LPN license EXHAUSTED from jumping through hoops!!
    Why was it so hard to get? Congrats!
    Jan 10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. I met an angel, my OB nurse
    Alicia at Kaiser was our nurse. We are grateful to her still, all these years later.
    Jan 10
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  17. How likely is termination?
    I'm sorry for your troubles, but your post is so frustrating that I feel irked with you. You have not clearly stated what your boyfriend did or did not do wrong. You are dancing us around in ...
    Jan 4
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. Help for a new private duty/HH RN.  Suggestions, tips, and support all welcomed!
    I think the family is just nervous because you are new to them. If they don't begin to trust you, move on.
    Jan 4
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. Please give advice!
    What kind of "special training"? Ju jitsu? You might need to just go to the CO, stand right by him with your cart, and tell him you need the men lined up. If you're new and want to keep the job,...
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  20. do i have a right to be upset / concerned?
    Are you all a lot younger and more perceptive than I am? Do you really think he's a stalker? Is there any good in letting it ride, not exposing him, being loyal to a pal? I guess I'm thinking...
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  21. What She Couldn't Tell You
    I hope you share this at your school of Nursing/place of employment. Your article is the foundation for educating students (nursing, medical, physical therapy, dental students, high school and...
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. What She Couldn't Tell You
    Very good reminder to not be judgmental, since we so often do not know the whole story. Now, the question is, what should we be doing in addition to the physical care for the child? We need to...
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Passed NCLEX on 6/26/13 with 75 questions! Here's my Advice/Notes!
    I can't thank you enough for this! It is a review of Nursing school, lots and lots of stuff I haven't thought about in many years. It is a fantastic review! You are most kind to share this.
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. I Cry Watching Rudolph....
    Right on, Girl.
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  25. Got to use my neuro skills in real life!
    we all have lots to learn
    Dec 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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