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  1. Get your BSN or "Get Out"
    The entire nursing staff at my facility received word from management and HR that the ADN/RN staff have less than ten years to get at least a BSN degree. All RN positions by "D Day" will be required...
    Feb 8
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. Salary comparison
    Around San Francisco RN. ICU. Have been with current employer for almost 5 years now 60.00/hr Bay Area = VERY high cost of living.
    Mar 14, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. Wow They Are Really Serious - smokers not hired
    Dangers of "Third Hand Smoke" revealed. The Dangers of Third-Hand Smoke Revealed | LiveScience "...A new study reveals that the residue of nicotine that lingers on surfaces can react with...
    Mar 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Your method for analyzing lab values
    OH MY GOODNESS!! We're Same-ies! I've always done that too. Works like a charm.
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  5. Dealing with nosey nurses
    I used to work Agency. A Lot. It's like having to learn the street smarts of nursing 101 in a crash course. The one thing I learned was to NEVER give an answer to a question until you knew the...
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  6. Many doctors are going broke
    Being required to deal with insurance companies and their bull....oops.... *Ahem* "special requirements" wind up taking almost half of every dollar brought into the private Dr's practice. If...
    Jan 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Why RNs cannot say 'That's not my job'
    I must be the only exception to that rule. I spent 10 years going between six different CNA hospitals in the Bay Area and giving them my 89.00 per month to watch all the complaints continue. Now...
    Jan 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. How much do experienced ICU RN's make in Riverside County, CA, and San Diego, CA?
    Probably NOT enough! (LOL - please forgive my flippant answer....I'm feeling especially sarcastic today - and wish that I could think that someone would be posting a high dollar amount.)
    Nov 27, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  9. Defining nursing with a single word...
    Nursing is: "Misrepresented".
    Nov 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. So irritated!
    I always say that's it's better to be pis**d off than pis**d on. Also, I've found that what usually follows from a shift like that is an occurrence/something that happens that makes me feel REALLY...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. giving iv argumentin
    This is a total hijack of this thread, and I apologize, but I really want some 'Ar'gumentin for my husband and want to know if it is available on an outpatient basis? LOL....kinda.
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  12. Wal-Mart's Clarification On Health Care Leaves Room For Big Moves
    Retired greeters at the front door to the hospital saying "Welcome to Wally-World, your one stop source for all your health-care needs". Yellow smiley faces greet you as you enter the hospital,...
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. For the love of Pete.....Where are you?!
    I'm from California. The Board of Nursing in California has their own way of defining nursing as it relates to professional practice in the State of California. Each State has their own uniqueness...
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. CA nurse and overtime pay
    You mean a lowly nurse dared to make that much money? That's an OUTRAGE!! When a nurse starts making that much money for doing....well....whatever a nurse does, (it surely doesn't...
    Oct 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Why did you pick your username?
    I was really surprised that the user-name wasn't already taken! All of my fellow Registered Nurses out there and no other " ® Nurses" LOL.
    Oct 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Horrific Write Ups?  Has it ever happened to you?
    I would offer you this advice; I would NOT sign the write up. I would not write on the form. I would not make any acknowledgement upon the hospital forms of a bogus write up. What I WOULD do...
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Need a new perspective here....
    I've had nurses who I've admired in the past get short with me when I've not been a perfect nurse. What I've found helpful, is to look 'em in the eye and say "I value your input, and recognize your...
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Favoritism in Nursing?
    You have been party to a situation that describes itself as being non-conducive to advancement. To put it another way; If you try to plant flowers in a certain area and they don't grow, it's...
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. The last thing you want to hear when you get to work
    Patient in room 4 just got extubated and keeps trying to get out of bed, oh...and you're getting an ETOH'r in room 20. *sigh*
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Showing off my vent experience
    I would make statements such as "I have reached an expert level of knowledge in the use of (insert types of vents you are familiar with here), as well as being able to function as a resource to...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Apparently 12 year olds can make their own medical decisions
    Why should pre-teens and teens even require the meddling of parents anyway - it's obvious that the government will see to their care, their schooling, what they should learn, how they should think -...
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. "6 months notice is customary"
    I would advise against allowing more opportunities for this woman to extract punishment for "abandoning" her. It's time to create a paper trail juuuust in case this woman decides to be creative. ...
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Apparently 12 year olds can make their own medical decisions
    Oh, my goodness - why dear me - http://th170.photobucket.com/albums/u271/chris2310/emoticons/th_wimperklimper.gif how silly of me. Of course you are right and I am wrong. This is simply how it must...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Apparently 12 year olds can make their own medical decisions
    Oh for Pete's sake.....where the dickens are all those twelve year olds out there to weigh in on this issue? LOL http://fc01.deviantart.net/fs6/i/2005/064/c/0/Beating_A_Dead_Horse_by_livius.gif
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. vent about RN career over family/happiness
    I promise you this; It will be easier for you to find another nursing job than it will be to find a man who loves you enough for the relationship to survive through nursing school and long distance...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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