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  1. My Reasons For Avoiding The Acute Care Hospital
    Wow I totally agree with everything you said... I am constantly asked the same question, why won't I work in acute care.... well I never want to. Im happy in LTC and mental health. Thank you very...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Leave you family for nursing??
    dont leave your husband
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Sexual harrassment?
    he sounds totally unprofessional
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. What can nurses do to be more happy in their career?
    work in a setting you truly feel passionate about !
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  5. Applying for a job while still in nursing school?
    it never hurts to send a resume
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Why is staff turnover considered bad?
    my impression is that if staff turnover is high, then the place must be terrible to work at
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. For those working OR who have worked in LTC
    go and find another job.. even in the best long term care homes, its so hard to get everything done , and done right-- within the shift.... look for something better.. its too bad the residents are...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. What to wear on a unit where nurses wear street clothes and not scrubs?
    the best bet is business casual...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. Rejected after 8 years of working for the company
    sounds like management has an alterior motive.. mistakes are probably common in long term care, its impossible to get everything right every single day, with all those residents, all those meds, all...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Is Nursing as Stressful as Nursing School?
    I think it is just as stressful but at least once you are working , you are getting PAID
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. "You look tired"
    My god, people are so rude to say something like that, that kind of thing really offends me as people will say the same thing to me.
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  12. I love you boss ... BUT!!...
    ewww thats why i dont ever answer my phone... put your foot down, and put yourself first... good for you!
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. LTC and loving it
    I absolutely love long term care as well, and my story is much like yours. I dont care what other nurses or people think about LTC being the bottom of the barrel job, I hope to stay in it for my...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Ontario RPNs and Unions
    I think that is the way of the future.. I see many places hiring RPNs instead of RNs because its cheaper and can perform the same job. I have both an RN and RPN license and Im gonna hang on to my RPN...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  15. Which nursing specialty or position is the most physically demanding?
    any job thats at the bedside is physically draining
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Discouraged from pursuing Nursing...
    I think you should follow your heart. Ive been an RPN for six years, and an RN for one year. Although there are many things I do not like about nursing, it is still the best decision I ever made. The...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. Workplace Bullying for Nurses
    Im in Toronto Canada. Lateral violence is huge, Ive witnessed it in every job and student placement I have been at. I recently quit my dream job because I didnt want to put up with such a negative...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. Leaving a job while in orientation
    you really sound like a nice person, and since the patients loved you on the med surge unit, the other nurses were probably threatened and jealous of that... that is what i have witnessed at places i...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. Leaving a job while in orientation
    the med surge unit would have been hell it seems... if these nurses are telling the DON this stuff about you, then you know what? you dont wanna work with a bunch of b--ches like that anyways. i...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Psychiatric nursing... do you really lose all your nursing skills?
    If you want to be in the ER, then get out of mental health now and find a job in acute care... I have worked in mental health for the past year and there is no way I would be able to get a job in...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. Unwritten Social Contract: Your Needs Come First!
    usually my shifts are too busy to eat, drink, and go to the bathroom
    Aug 20, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  22. Why are Nurses so mean to each other?
    its just like on the job.... all the negativity and drama amongst nurses, its disgusting
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. The Elderly Are Devalued
    I totally agree with you.... I am a long term care nurse by choice! I love working with elderly people, that's what I am passionate about!
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. New RN, 3 weeks into orientation, total screw up.
    Honestly it sounds to me like you are a great nurse. I made many 'mistakes' when I was first starting out and the first year of my nursing career was hell because I was so worried about everything...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Nurses who never worked in the hospital?
    I never had interest in working in a general hospital. I have worked in long term care for over six years and absolutely love it. I have worked in mental health for one year as well. I have no plans...
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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