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  1. A Radical New Definition of Addiction Creates a Big Storm
    Interesting...Thanks for posting. Yes, seems like addiction treatment and the problem of relapse is a more complex problem than we thought. Wish we had more answers because someone I love has had a...
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Immigrant Nurses
    That's not what OP said. And it is interesting that NEWBIE nurses take so much offense to what we older ones have fought so hard to maintain. Seasoned nurses who lived through the mass importation...
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Immigrant Nurses
    hmmmm like another poster said i too haven't seen a slew of people claiming immigration is the "root" cause of the rn problem. i call bullhockey on your 'root cause' inflammatory claim. no one...
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Nursing Conspiracies - Do I Need a Tinfoil Nurse's Cap?
    ^This! But as someone else said I'm not a student, only an RN who lives with the realities (not conspiracies) of our profession. Also like many here I DO take responsibility for any career...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. New Law: Requires Fitted Sheets & Mandatory Lifting Equipment
    From the article: "It also would require special tools to enable maids to clean bathrooms without having to stoop or get down on their hands and knees." "Housekeepers have the highest rate of...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. BSN but want to take LPN/LVN exam. HELP!
    Something is fishy about your question and the very odd statement that you "passed' the NCLEX RN application. No one here has treated you unprofessionally as you claim. You say you graduated...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Frustrated, need to vent and need advice...please!
    Very bad idea. I'm not even sure if TOS allows us to give advise on BON issues. That's how it used to be here on allnurses. Good luck op. With persistence you'll find a nursing job.
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  8. Nurse arrested over saline hospital deaths
    Exactly. HR will very often google your name and check to see if you have a fb prior to making a hiring decision. The monitoring of fb postings and pics comes in when friends or friends of your fb...
    Jul 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. RI to use student loans to encourage nursing
    More money for the myriad of nursing school programs in the state and cheap easily abused new grads for hospitals. If the hospitals will even hire them.
    Jul 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. What is the silliest thing you've heard a nurse say?
    Agree with the group who say both orders in your examples were VERY poorly written. The nurse was smart to question the orders. You're not smart to laugh and post about someone's diligence.
    Jan 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. It's Time for Universal Licensing In all 50 States
    It doesn't matter that you don't care about doctor's and dentists needing licenses in each state. I was using it as an example of HOW professionals are licensed. I guess you're a new nurse and...
    Jan 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. It's Time for Universal Licensing In all 50 States
    Do you expect each state you wish to work in to regulate and govern your practice for free. Nothing in life is free. It costs the state money to discipline and regulate nurses. Physicians,...
    Jan 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. NCSBN commercial
    Well said. This ad is sad and could prompt unnecessary suspicion.
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. NCSBN commercial
    This ad is so wrong. I know a good male ED RN with 16 yrs experience who had a spotless record. He had a bogus BON complaint filed against him by a drunk combative patient. (Long story short, this...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Sleeping on the job
    Think of the diabetic patient without any access to his meds while the nurse is sleeping or staring at the wall. - Then report her. Call you BON to see if you have to give your name to report her.
    Dec 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Finally understand the Facebook no-no's
    Agree.
    Dec 24, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. How Can Hospitals Afford Not To Hire?
    finally someone said what i've been thinking. given the over saturation of new nurses.... and the many still trying to get into nursing schools.... i think it will take about 10 years for the...
    Dec 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. willing to relocate, please recommend a place for nursing jobs
    Usually you need a social security number to work in the US. As for foreign nurse sponsorship you'll get more specific information on the Philippine forum of this site. Tons of nurses there are...
    Dec 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Just how bad is the job market for experienced Nurses?
    Best to have a job before moving. Also you must check with the BON and hospitals as to any requirements you (possibly) might have to meet before working in an acute setting in the US. It's...
    Dec 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Nursing Faculty Shortage Portends Widespread Patient Crisis
    The reason a *Press Release* can be called a lie is because it actually is an *advertisement* made to look like an actual *news* story. The press release is deceptive in that it plays on certain...
    Dec 14, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Yahoo article: 8 of 55 New Grad RN's with job offers in CA.  Last year 0 had offers.
    Are colleges oversupplying nurses? | MinnEcon | Minnesota Public Radio This is another article that shows the nurse supply far exceeds future job openings. I know several good seasoned RN's...
    Dec 1, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Has anyone received their license after submitting declaratory for bipolar?
    No it ISN'T right. PA, CO and OH boards of nursing should be ashamed of themselves. Op should just jump some "extra hoops" you say? I sincerely doubt it will be that easy. Colorado's board...
    Jun 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Hospital Seeks To Terminate Five Hospital Staff For Privacy Breaches on Social Media
    Besides being a useless time suck for the "look at me" ego hungry entitled generation. It's is a fad that's so over. Facebook has a history of repeatedly violating users privacy so why should a...
    Jun 20, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Watsons theory of human caring
    Personally I've known many highly skilled EXTREMELY competent nurses who DO NOT buy into the "Caring Theory of Nursing" as proposed by Watson.
    Mar 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Should an RN accept CNA/PCT job for now
    I know someone who got her license last December and is doing CNA work while looking for an RN position. After graduation she spent 6 months applying for jobs but after living without a paycheck and...
    Sep 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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