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  1. Voluntary Euthanasia
    As an experienced Hospice RN of many years I am absolutely in favor of euthanasia. There are some forms of disease where the pain cannot be managed. The current euthanasia laws on the books in OR...
    Sep 30
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Did you attend your RN-BSN graduation?
    I think that it's insane to charge that much to people who have already paid to go to school. I didn't do online and it cost me about $50 for the gown, cap, and tassel. There was a video recording...
    Sep 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. 4.0 in nursing school?
    Girl I'm here to tell you there's nothing wrong with you! Take with a grain of salt these people telling you how wrong it is, or that you need to see someone. I love the response where they tell you...
    Sep 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. possible angel of mercy?
    I think you got too much time on your hands. Social workers "of course" are mandated reporters, but what are we reporting? It sounds like both of you like to gossip. Come on, if it was really...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. What to do??...
    Here's a novel approach...why not tell them the truth! OMG; if we were ever honest what would happen :rolleyes: Go to the first offer and explain and ask them if they would wait to see if you get...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Family members recording nurses doing pt teaching
    If it's really an issue, have them tape record it; it's not necessary for them to have it on video. The phones can record without having to tape the person talking. If your android/apple doesn't...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Nurses being forced to go back to school
    I'm not understanding. Lately people have made threads to gripe about repetitive threads but it's really simple...don't click on them. Let the poster have their say and let it go. Why must what I...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. DEA to reclassify meds containing hydrocode
    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CCAQFjAA&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ascp.com%2Farticles%2Fproposal-reschedule-hydrocodone-combination-products&ei=7_UMVNq...
    Sep 7
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. IV Infusion/ question
    :bookworm: I'm guessing it's meant to be Abx which is shorthand for antibiotic where I come from or actual iron which it would be weird if so many were ordered...did I win!
    Sep 7
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. I cringe at the thought of work
    Hey girl...local girl here. "What" "you no like work with the kind eh?" Just joking. The mainland people have no idea what's going on over here, but I hear you so very loud and clear. Thank the Gods...
    Sep 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. DEA to reclassify meds containing hydrocode
    I told my doc about it today...I don't think she believes me :coffee:
    Sep 7
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Would you want your child to become a Nurse???
    Since it appears that nursing is dumbing down I would say I wouldn't encourage it, but if they wanted, I would support with a big push on graduate studies. Both my boys are tech people and one is in...
    Sep 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. "Taking a verbal" = writing your own orders?!
    Docs have standing orders for everything...and it's lose; fyi :)
    Sep 1
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  14. how do I ignore a participant
    http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CCAQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fgrammarist.com%2Fusage%2Fbaloney-bologna%2F&ei=bcICVJWxCOLNiwLXxoCoCw&usg=AFQjCNGtJ641VhDv1...
    Aug 31
    Forum: How To Use Site
  15. What Docs Don't Understand About Nurses
    The "watch your back" mentality has been around since I've been in nursing, but it's only recently that this "fear of license loss" has entered IMO. When I first read the fear of the license loss was...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. advice re dismissal from accelerated BSN program
    It wasn't rude, it's called reality. All I want to say about that is you really can't afford to too sensitive if you're going to have a long term career in nursing. If I were you I would be doing...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. My Microbiology Teacher told me I can't become a Nurse
    Well; since this thread has been bumped to infinity, I would like to know what ever happened to the original poster...:nailbiting:
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. DEA to reclassify meds containing hydrocode
    It will take effect April 8, 2015...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. At the End of my Rope.
    Oh yes; this is exactly how I learned (except a nurse in one of my rotations in school let me know how to survive the first year). I learned to jump through those hoops as big and senseless as they...
    Aug 25
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. how does having a misdemeanor DUI affect my chances of becoming a nurse
    It doesn't matter what you call it, a DUI is a DUI. I know for a fact that many people have been turned down for licensure in CA for past DUIs. You can go to school and even take the boards but when...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  21. California licensing  with a DUI
    mainecat I am so sorry; hopefully it will happen. I had a DUI in 1986 and I'm trying to endorse my license to WA state. I am currently trying to get a pardon for the DUI because my state does not...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  22. At the End of my Rope.
    The thing is you didn't nip it in the bud when it started. Yes, I've worked with an LPN who told me upfront that my BSN was crap and it meant nothing. I kept a close dialogue with the DON because...
    Aug 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. New grad pay and schedules at a SNF?
    The pay all depends on location. What I've read so far is pretty accurate. A SNF differs from LTC in that the SNF has all skilled beds which makes a big difference in care. Also, the patients in a...
    Aug 22
    Forum: New York Nursing
  24. pharmacology class question.
    Your question depends on your ability to study and retain information. Are you a fast study, what's your GPA, etc... Some people have a difficult time with regular courses let alone a short session...
    Aug 22
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. How long?
    A year is good as long as you can justify it on your resume/employment application. What employers are looking for are people who are responsible and aren't going from job to job randomly with no...
    Aug 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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