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  1. Occurence reporting to punish other nurses
    I don't know where you guys work but at my place, it takes an act of God and great lengthy troubles to submit an incident report. I don't bother unless they affect patient safety or are a huge near...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Help! dont know if I have the job
    What did HR say? It sounds like they might be a little behind and busy getting the new unit rolling. Go in person to HR and get your answer. There is only so much the director can do. Much luck
    Apr 1
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  3. Should ICU get more pay than floor nursing?!?
    Maybe you can help relieve the stress from some of those asked to pick up overtime each week, and pick some up yourself? Also, will give you a perspective of what other than passing meds they do. ...
    Apr 1
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. Should ICU get more pay than floor nursing?!?
    OP, you seem bitter. Transfer to the floor
    Mar 31
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  5. Missing my partner  :*(
    I am extremely sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Mar 20
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Am I the only one who hates 12 hour shifts??
    I love 12's. I currently work nightshift and do NOT work them in a row. I find that I nap the night off and have a great night sleep with my family. It works for me. When I work dayshift I find...
    Mar 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Absolutely ridiculous... You can keep your 4 hours
    That seems to be the trend. I worked at a hospital that did just that. Sometimes called you for the last 2 hours of the shift. They would cancel you and place you "on call" and the entire day was...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. overheard at the bedside
    Ah man! lol Similar has happened to me involving my "race" which is not popular where I live. I just smile :)
    Feb 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. What's New on allnurses
    Right behind you. AN has always been easy to navigate. Awesome site.
    Jan 20
    Forum: How To Use Site
  10. Patients with sticky fingers!
    I've caught patients taking the entire SCD machine, wall suction and one even stole the toilet seat cover. People are unbelievable!
    Jan 20
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Simultaneous admissions (vent)
    Charge nurse is just a literally getting the short end of the stick. Very little compensation, double the work and responsibility and someone to blame for all that could go wrong. At my last...
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. If we make BSN the entry level degree, we should be paid more
    How many of those BSN's were ADN's that later went back for their BSN?
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. Patient vs Client
    I will always use the word patient. To me, client is best reserved for business purposes or in the justice field. Although healthcare IS a business just like walmart, I refuse to use that...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. How do you know when it's time to move on?
    I think you are being harsh. Surely, OP could have used different wording or put it more mildly but I do not deduct she is a disgusting nurse or someone without principals, morals or empathy. I...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. New Grad RN California: Where should I relocate for work?
    Try Texas. There are some towns that although undesirable to live, will afford you the minimum experience required to get you back to California and into a job. I know a very new grad friendly...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. How do you know when it's time to move on?
    I started off in med-surg and nights as well. It was a great learning opportunity as well and much like you I felt not challenged so I moved on. I really love critical care for many aspects however...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Ad on Craiglist for ghostwriter for nursing student
    Wow, I guess you CAN buy a degree. Sad and upsetting all around.
    Dec 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. The toughest clinical yet!!
    Cute! I agree, let the nurse handle it and she will.
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  19. Looking for some thoughts of others on accepting a position
    No one can decide for you however it has my experience that I prefer to try things out. I rather know I tried than ask what coulda, shoulda, woulda. Many times when you leave a place and get...
    Nov 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  20. Correctional Nursing - A Multi-Tasked Specialty Area for Nurses
    Great article. I have done correctional nursing and it is not a walk in the park. My hats of to all the correctional nurses.
    Nov 30, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  21. I asked for Christmas off and they...
    I think we will be understaffed (again). Not because there aren't enough willing people but because administration purposely does that. This past holiday the staff in the units worked short and...
    Nov 30, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  22. Bullying like I am back in middle school
    Follow the chain of command and talk to them and flat out ask what the problem is. Many times that makes them catch themselves and correct the behavior. If that doesn't solve anything then move up...
    Nov 29, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. I Can't Believe My Charge Nurse!
    Yikes! Who is HER boss? Seems like they need an earful. Sorry you have to deal with that mess.
    Nov 29, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  24. why so many negatives about nursing?
    I am sorry Clementia :( I have been brainstorming ways to get out as well or at the very least have a back up plan. I've only been a nurse for a little over 6 yrs and I feel it has aged me 50...
    Nov 29, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Worst Medication Error of my life
    Hugs! You won't be the first or last and thankfully you will probably never make mistake again. Pt is ok thank goodness and learn from this experience and build from it. All the places I have...
    Nov 29, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing