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  1. Nurses With Disabilities: Getting What You Need So You Can Give Your Best
    But I had a manager once who was oh so kind and understanding when I explained to her that I was late for work one day (the only day in three years) due to an episode of my panic attacks. I was 90...
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  2. Total Disregard for Visiting Hours
    How about the visitor/family members who refuses to leave the room while care is being provided? I recall working at an LTC facility and the son and daughter would visit mom in her room. When the...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Name your favorite scrub top/pants!
    Walmart. Kmart.
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  4. New Grad RN feeling down after a lousy interview.
    I remember going to an interview and the interviewer told me she was going to stop the interview right there. In the first 5 minutes of the interview! I was told that I didn't have the visiting home...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. Rejected after 8 years of working for the company
    Ahhh.... LTC is wonderful for doing just what you describe. Sacking a nurse for any reason that sounds like a reason. I wonder how your manager figured that firing you would improve your...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. You're Hired!: The New World Of Hiring Nurses??
    I have been through with for a job that I had over 5 years experience at. Sure I left it but left on good terms and was informed that should I wish to apply in the future they would be glad to have...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  7. Being an ugly nurse
    Finally someone uglier than me has posted here. I thought that having to wear that Leatherface mask was essential to cover up my facial deformations. Now I can show them with pride.
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. The Workplace Victim
    "These individuals tend to view themselves as victims of workplaces where coworkers, supervisors, managers, and even patients are out to get them." Let us not forget the old saying that just...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Best MD note
    I still recall the doctor, a psychiatrist, who wrote an order "Give drug STAT on Thursday."
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Forced to work longer than scheduled hours....
    The governing body says that once I have advised management that I can not stay and give them sufficient time to replace me then they must do so even if they have to replace me with themselves. I...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. Forced to work longer than scheduled hours....
    Countless times I found myself after working 3-11 being FORCED to stay and do the overnight shift as well. Generally because the night nurse was sick, or absent and there was no one who would answer...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety