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  1. Do I have to take off my clothes?
    stripec30 you might be surprised at how many patients read the comments on allnurses.. and how many articles and blogs list the url.. often to a specific page....and you really might not like the...
    Jun 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Would You Prefer a Male Nurse?
    I am a bit confused by your post itsbuzzy. Why would you make a choice on the gender of a nurse/provider based on it would make that nurse/provider uncomfortable? I though the idea was to make a...
    May 8, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  3. The 10 REAL Reasons Men Don't Go to the Doctor
    TuTonka...the ladies are given a great deal more consideration to their modesty issues....and any male doctor making the equivalent statements about females that the lady did whose article caused...
    May 6, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Would You Prefer a Male Nurse?
    I do not blame you for not wanting to be threatened..so if they prefer another gender trade off with a male if one is available....(as you are a female) If one is not available....you might try...
    May 2, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  5. Would You Prefer a Male Nurse?
    Mere rejection of a provider because a patient is uncomfortable (to varying degrees) with the gender of the provider is not being abusive. The manner in which they do so may be though...calling the...
    May 1, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  6. Would You Prefer a Male Nurse?
    What about males who prefer same gender care, especially if it is of an intimate nature?...Not based on anything except the embarrassment they feel...not because of a bias that females are in any way...
    May 1, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  7. The 10 REAL Reasons Men Don't Go to the Doctor
    The doctor came across as bit arrogant and anti-male to me. She also forgot that men frequently prefer same gender providers as do many woman...
    Apr 29, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  8. What do the male nurses do to prevent sexual assault accusations?
    Diane, You seem secure in yourself and with a patient making choices..thanks... I am curous how you handle the situations when a male asks for a male provider but one is not available...
    Apr 19, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  9. Sexual Discrimination
    Well unless you are never in the company of females..you will have heard a lot of these types of statements...still in the situations you describe..it seems highly unprofessional...guess guys rights...
    Apr 15, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  10. Does becoming a male nurse mean that you have to change your friends also?
    If they are real friends...they will stand behind you..sounds like they have their own security issues....If you were going to go to a terrorist school I could understand their backing off....I have...
    Apr 13, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. Gay male nurse stereotype?
    Speaking as a patient/possible future patient.....I find most intimate care to be less embarrassing for me if it is by another male...the point is I am not there for any extracuricular activities nor...
    Apr 5, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  12. attitudes of male and female patients towards male nursing students
    the ladies are not the only ones who have had a bad experience with the opposite gender....Do they accept that a male may cringe and request a male without feeling that it is a personal rejection? Do...
    Mar 24, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  13. Need your support guys.........I Feel like a real pansy!!
    Walking away from a drunk troublemaker does not make you a pansy....any more than getting into a fist fight makes him a man. There is no winning with abusive drunks...but you could have lost your...
    Feb 14, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  14. Used Nursing To Start My Business
    Thankyou for starting this business...I had a cousin whose son literaly blew his brains out....it was soooooo hard on his Dad to clean up ..Again...Thankyou..You are worth the cost. And I have no...
    Feb 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Hospice
    Start out with the sideways hug..if the opportunity arises...and talk to other hospice nurses..I bet they are a wealth of of informaation... I am one of those people who are not huggy oriented most...
    Feb 11, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  16. Condom Catheter Crisis
    A thought from a possible future patient...If the patient expressed embarrasment..acknowledge that fact....maybe with a "Yeah ..I understand...but its cool, ok?" just please do not use that cliche'...
    Feb 8, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  17. Gay male nurses?
    . . If you suspect an issue may occure, just have another nurse with you.[/quote] I see the above response in many quotes here on allnurses. Wouldn't it be easier to just trade patients...
    Feb 8, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  18. Gay male nurses?
    speaking strictly from the perspective of a patient...I have enough on my mind...I DO NOT want to discuss your sexual preferences...I DO NOT want to discuss anything about any nurses sex life.. I do...
    Jan 30, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  19. "Ah, there's no shame in that"
    OK...I missed your sarcasm Mr Sky walker...my appolgies... I had to read other posts bof yours before I realized you were not being a jerk. again sorry. guess I made a quick assumption too.
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  20. "Ah, there's no shame in that"
    Guess people are so anxious to say something...or get to a new topic of discussion that they really don't think how their response really sounds. Unfortunately other males have a tendency to think...
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  21. DNR orders
    OK... so now you have appologized to me... are you also gonna explain to me just how you are going to kill me? Just how are you going to do it?
    Jan 7, '09
    Forum: Patient Education
  22. EEK! There's a woman in my room!
    The little one will have a good home because he was wanted by good people...Congratulations.
    Dec 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Interesting facts and observations.
    If I am unconcious, I won't know it anyway... I hope that I have not left the impression that I think female caregivers are not competent at their job...I just would prefer a male if I could not...
    Sep 21, '08
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  24. about being harassed as a male
    Another problem is... if a patient overhears or sees this kind of thing going on...the argument made to them tha "this is medicine...not sexual at all.. so don't fret" goes right out the window and...
    Sep 21, '08
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  25. Interesting facts and observations.
    :up::up: You are better than I am at words...Thanks...It is about the only course you take.....there are just times and events we have no control over...and just have to learn to deal with them as...
    Sep 21, '08
    Forum: Male Nursing Student


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