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  1. Please help me, I'm in trouble.
    You made a mistake and nurses are human. Sounds like you have gotten solid advice from the post but I will be praying for you and your family. Willow
    Apr 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. The Downward Spiral: Incivility in Nursing
    I took both articles out as even though I quoted who wrote it and gave reference to the website which I seen done all the time on here. I do not want to offend anyone I was just trying to make people...
    Apr 22, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. National Nurses Day: May 6th
    Yes they are =)
    Apr 22, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. National Nurses Day: May 6th
    Don't Forget National Nurses Day, also known as National RN Recognition Day, is always celebrated on May 6th and opens National Nurses Week. National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. The Downward Spiral: Incivility in Nursing
    I am giving credit to the authors and the website. I feel especially reading some of the responses here that this is a much needed exploration into why these things are happening. Maybe it will help...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. The Downward Spiral: Incivility in Nursing
    The Downward Spiral: Incivility in Nursing anifestations of the behaviors compel the reader to understand the context in which the information is being...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. A Matter of Respect and Dignity: Bullying in the Nursing Profession
    Oh my gosh this sounds like what I went through this past year. I wish I had the clarity to do what that nurse did. I think the whole thing flustered me so much I did not know how to respond. I was...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. A Matter of Respect and Dignity: Bullying in the Nursing Profession
    I started as a nurse in 1984 and there was no bullying then. People were more interested in giving good quality care than the power struggle I see today. I wish we could move the calendar back to...
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Appalled at LTC standards of nursing care
    Ok started new job today and they staff nights with 1 nurse to 30 patients a much better ratio than 60 to 80 per nurse for sure. =)
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. A Matter of Respect and Dignity: Bullying in the Nursing Profession
    A Matter of Respect and Dignity: Bullying in the Nursing Profession Laura A. Stokowski, RN, MS Authors and Disclosures
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Minimum Nurse Staffing Ratios for Nursing Homes
    Minimum Nurse Staffing Ratios for Nursing Homes Ning Jackie Zhang; Lynn Unruh; Rong Liu; Thomas T.H. Wan Authors and Disclosures Posted: 05/19/2006; Nurs Econ. 2006;24(2):78-85, 93. © 2006 ...
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Mistakes Common in U.S. Hospitals
    Mistakes Common in U.S. Hospitals By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters Health) Apr 07 - About one in three people in the United States will encounter some kind of mistake during a hospital...
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Should Nurses Blow the Whistle?
    Yes I did it anonymously at http://oig.hhs.gov/fraud/hotline/ This is CMS fraud page.
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Should Nurses Blow the Whistle?
    I blew the whistle on that job I quit after one night. In truth though I have seen more unethical things than I ever would have dreamed of since I came back as a Registered Nurse from disability....
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Should Nurses Blow the Whistle?
    Should Nurses Blow the Whistle? Jennifer LeClaire With the various corporate scandals of recent years, we’ve seen plenty of headlines about whistleblowers in the business world. Now, the...
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Appalled at LTC standards of nursing care
    Trying a different LTC facility on Wednesday. I found one with a high Medicare rating. Was shown all the rooms even the medication and storage rooms; they were all clean. The food looked good in the...
    Apr 16, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Appalled at LTC standards of nursing care
    Well encountered my first night on new job. Was first night of orientation and I ended up with 40 patients with 2 aids. The preceptor would have had 80 patients alone with 4 aids had I not been...
    Apr 15, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. A Word of Wisdom
    Our younger nurses will be our managers and in some cases all ready are. It was just words of wisdom for them to think about as they get into these positions. They will be looking at the middle aged...
    Apr 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. A Word of Wisdom
    No it is managers that only look at young nurses. I look around in the big hospital locally and I see are pretty young cute nurses. Not one is above 30 years old and this was with days of going in...
    Apr 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. A Word of Wisdom
    Nope RN works 15 years has non work related injury and has to go on disability for several years. Fights her way out of a wheelchair until she can hike 5 miles in the mountains. Studies a year to get...
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. A Word of Wisdom
    This is just an FYI for all the new nurses out there. Older Nurse does not equal washed up and not worth hiring. Thanks ~Willow
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Applied and was offered a Job Unsure
    I worked in LTC as the House Supervisor back in 1993 for a 148 bed nursing home and the numbers I find shocking to be frank. We had 1 RN 2 LPNs and 2 Aids for skilled unit with about 30 patients on...
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Applied and was offered a Job Unsure
    Hello All I applied and was offered a job and now I am unsure I will take it. They want me to care for 40 residents and 60 if someone calls in with one other person. The numbers sound horrible....
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Why HH nurses quit
    Gosh I am about to resend my resignation. I found out the RN on nights at the LTC facility does 40 patients with 2 people and sometimes if there is a call in they take 1/2 another floor for 60...
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. Why HH nurses quit
    They are and thanks. They are losing a real nurse not one that does drive by nursing. Their loss. ~Willow
    Mar 30, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing


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