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  1. Comfort or death?
    Anything that allows someone to pass in comfort is a good thing....they wouldn't need comfort care if they weren't going to die. Medications are not given to kill someone-I am not sure where you...
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. When Physicians Stop Taking Insurance
    It's called concierge medicine....we actually have physicians that charge a flat fee. Like 25K to 50K per year! This covers all visits and ensures that the physician treats them like gold!
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. The Theorist Martha Rogers
    Picked Martha Rogers for a presentation to teach for my graduate class....wanted to kill myself! Actually, finding information (that is understandable and basic) is very difficult on this...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Patient fx hip after family refused alarm
    Since we really didn't have a lot of information-I will blame the nursing home. The admission nurse documented family informed consent and refusal. An automatic trigger should go off under...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    The OP states that their belief is that healthcare is not a human right..... A nurse in her early 50's has been injured repeatedly during her career. One day she cannot more.....it is found that...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. Patients on Medicaid
    I can't even believe this thread is still viable..... It's been four years since I posted on this thread.... The reality is RUDENESS is not tied to poor people! ENTITLEMENT seems to run...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Are online ANP degrees destroying our credibility?
    Georgetown's program is online learning; however involves set classroom time-you must be on the webcam and attend the class like all of the on-campus students. Online learning is hard and in my...
    Feb 19, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Arizona Nurse's License Threatened by Doctor After Providing pt education
    I have not read all of the threads, do we have the physician's name, and the hospital's name? How about all of the board members on the BON? Perhaps, they should be posted on FB and every other...
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Are online ANP degrees destroying our credibility?
    In case there are PAs or medical students perusing this site, I will also add that working in a teaching hospital truly opens your eyes to the standards (or lack thereof) by which all are oriented,...
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. "Old", New Grad still trying to break into the Hospital scene...
    Look for an internship or externship at your local hospitals NOW!!!! Although you will be graduating, this may give you an edge as this is usually 3mos of paid training (not at an RN rate). ...
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  11. Arizona Nurse's License Threatened by Doctor After Providing pt education
    The Board of Nursing is a disgrace, as is the hospital......patient advocacy is everyone's job. Where is the hospital ethics committee? Where are the ethics in this state.....PERIOD? I would've...
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. affect of nursing shortage on nursing leadership and management, help!
    I know you are in school and they are still preaching about the nursing shortage, but it does not exist in NJ! I know of nurses who can't find work who are experienced much less all of the new...
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. Are online ANP degrees destroying our credibility?
    " I wonder if this is something that will change with more prestigious and recognizable schools like Georgetown starting to churn out outline grads?" As someone who has taken graduate level...
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Not hired if you smoke?
    Also work on a non-smoking campus; have smoked in my life-but was always cognizant of others and did not smoke around non-smokers. Glad I haven't smoked for a very looooooong time. That being...
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Dealing With Insurbordinate/Arrogant Co-Workers
    While the RN has to answer for having the task done, the ancillary staff is to help facilitate getting it done. In the ER, clinical technicians positions are to do ekg, phlebotomy, and assist with...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Dealing With Insurbordinate/Arrogant Co-Workers
    Ancillary staff answer to you....plain and simple. Write him up as many times as it takes; refuse him as your staff member; report him to patient safety or risk management. That attitude,...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I know there's a job shortage BUT...
    I'd like to believe it was just who they know, but it's obvious when I look at the new hires in my ER and they are all young with BSN's to boot! If you have a younger person, they are still so...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nurses' image set back 100 years
    Everyone is going to block colors, because they can! It's an employer's market and color coding is more recognizeable to the patient. HOWEVER, I will say your bargaining unit should then push for...
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Obese children...my rant
    Judge much? ED nurses can't pick their patients, they are sick maybe because of what they did, maybe because someone else helped them along to their states. Regardless of the reason, compassion...
    Sep 24, '11
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  20. Is it really illegal to require BSN?
    Not illegal...also not surprising... Why should any facility hire any other nurse when there are so many looking for jobs in NJ. Let's face it, they still have to provide orientation to both;...
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  21. Patient safety-escorted transport?
    Thanks for the reply, but the ambulance is a little wider than what my hallways can handle....should have noted intrahospital! :clown: :LOL
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Good opportunity...so why the teacher backlash?
    Congratulations on your job in the ED! Your nursing instructors may be concerned that you will not get what you need as a basis for nursing. While I agree that new nurses can succeed in the...
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Patient safety-escorted transport?
    Hi everyone, Looking for any patient transport policies your facility may be using for critical patients..... do you transfer seizures with a nurse? with ativan? monitored? If so, standing...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Can you be an er nurse with an assoc. Degree?
    Was a tech... Was an ASN.... Now a BSN..... Soon to be MSN..... You can start in the ER as an ASN and be perfectly fine-you are an RN! While I agree the ASN is better at the tasks...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. ER computer programs
    EDIMS Piece of cake!
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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