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  1. Mind Boggling - Not going to graduation?
    I went to neither the graduation nor the pinning. I had three good, compassionate nursing teachers. As for the rest, they were disrespectful, unprofessional, theiving and lacking in compassion for...
    Jun 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. OK, YOU WIN!
    Need...air...Can't...breathe Laughing too hard!!! AAAAAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
    Apr 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Is it just me? (Nurse/patient ratio related)
    Ratios have gone down? Care to back that up with some figures from a reliable source? Did you remember to factor in that pt acuity has risen steadily in the last few decades as well as the complexity...
    Apr 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Is it just me? (Nurse/patient ratio related)
    whthfk ???!!!
    Apr 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Orientee's now being counted as staff!!
    First, I must say that I am so sorry to hear this is happening to both you and your patients. What they are asking (telling) you to do is ridiculous. When I have been in similar staffing ratio...
    Apr 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Is it just me? (Nurse/patient ratio related)
    What they are asking (telling) you to do is ridiculous. When I have been in similar staffing ratio situations, I felt like I was colluding in patient abuse by accepting the assignment. These...
    Apr 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Fox News- Nursing: Recession Proof Career?
    what a brilliant letter! thank you for writing it, i hope you write lots of these!
    Apr 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Scientists link obesity to 'thrifty gene' of our ancestors
    HA! well, maybe for the first time I am glad to be a big, fat, hunter-gatherer, cause I am going to need those stores while I am hunting/gathering a job! :D Seriously, I am going to grow soybeans...
    Apr 9, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. another article about sudden change in nursing job market
    Hey, thanks for the database, DeFacto. Let me see, well anyway in my area about 70% of these jobs are for agencies who will beef up their options and keep you waiting in the wings, but not give you a...
    Apr 9, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Tracking Nurses use of hand sanitizers with sensors--Big brother is watching you
    I really think that it would be better to spend the money on making nurse to patient ratios more reasonable. If nurses had more time, they would be more meticulous about hygiene. Here's the...
    Apr 6, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Confrontation with a Visitor
    I think ooottafvgvah has a great point that low emotional intensity is the place to start in these kind of confrontations. The thing that was left out of consideration, though, is what I heard the...
    Apr 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Nurse Charged With Injecting 10 Patients With Bleach, Killing 5
    I think you are right, nerdtonurse. If management can blame it on the nurse, they don't have to question the system or spend any money to make it safer... they can just keep whistling the same tune...
    Apr 5, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Tracking Nurses use of hand sanitizers with sensors--Big brother is watching you
    thank you, I think I will continue with soap and water as I do every time I enter a room. I assume that every patient could have anything. I am a professional, like the doctors, and as a...
    Apr 3, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. Nurse Charged With Injecting 10 Patients With Bleach, Killing 5
    I can't see it either: I think it kind of makes an argument for the scapegoating theory. I can totally see the scenario where these nurses were so rushed as to be unsafe, and when something...
    Apr 3, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Tracking Nurses use of hand sanitizers with sensors--Big brother is watching you
    Really? does it not work? I had no idea, thanks!
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. The Nurse's Role in Providing Spiritual Care - Is It OK to Pray?
    wow, what a great story! I hope some day that I will be able to think that fast. Also, well put about the issue. Of course, I pray inwardly for my pts all day, but I feel that the patient...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  17. Tracking Nurses use of hand sanitizers with sensors--Big brother is watching you
    Me neither! Alcasnot. Give me good old soap and water.
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Nurse Charged With Injecting 10 Patients With Bleach, Killing 5
    Aparently, this happens often enough that there is actually a typology for this kind of serial killer, a kind of munchousen-by-proxy. ...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Nurse Charged With Injecting 10 Patients With Bleach, Killing 5
    wow. The thought that someone would do this intentionally just makes my mind skip a beat. It is so tragic and sooo horrifying. After I recover from that impression, though, I am wondering how...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. To avoid hospital layoffs, staff accepts pay cut to save others' jobs
    http://allnurses.com/nursing-activism-healthcare/any-other-hospitals-371446.html Quote from Oramar from above noted thread "Now these are all quotes from the Pennsylvania Association of Staff...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Is there a nursing  representative/lobbyist in washngton??
    I am interested in getting involved in my state. How did you get involved? How did you find out where to go? How do you get access to a debate? how do you get listened to and shot down? Also, I...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Tracking Nurses use of hand sanitizers with sensors--Big brother is watching you
    By healthcare workers, do they mean doctors too? Do we really have the money to spend on electric babysitters when so little of healthcare money is actually spent on patient care as it is?
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Congress is finally give nursing homes the attention
    Your post may not be about Walmart, but mine is!:D A Substantial Number of Wal-Mart Associates earn far below the poverty line In 2001, sales associates, the most common job in Wal-Mart,...
    Mar 28, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. To avoid hospital layoffs, staff accepts pay cut to save others' jobs
    Oh, look! smell familiar? entire article at: http://predisastered.com/2009/03/13/fedex-and-the-real-price-of-those-socks-you-bought-at-walmart/ excerpt: With the recent barrage of corporate...
    Mar 28, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Congress is finally give nursing homes the attention
    A-men to that!
    Mar 27, '09
    Forum: Nursing News


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