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  1. Choosing how and what to do to get started with nursing - HELP!
    [quote=gilbertdaddy]the big problem with that route though was that i had roughly 1.5-2 years of just pre-reqs. then, another 2 years of nursing school. i feel your pain. the asn route to nursing...
    Oct 27, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Choosing how and what to do to get started with nursing - HELP!
    [quote=GilbertDaddy]The big problem with that route though was that I had roughly 1.5-2 years of JUST pre-reqs. THEN, another 2 years of nursing school. I feel your pain. The ASN route to nursing...
    Oct 27, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. why all the rudeness?
    That is about the most sane comment I've ever heard on this web-site. Thank you.
    Jul 26, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. drug testing at hospitals
    I stand corrected, I think it's a felony for possessing over a certian amount. I have to agree with you, in principle, on this subject; however, the social climate in our country will burn people at...
    Jul 25, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Thank you's - memorable ones you've received?
    Wow! This 40 year old male CNA working toward his RN was caught completely off guard by this thread. The tears are still dripping off my cheek. What a wonderful thread and a wonderful profession we...
    Jul 23, '06
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. I am a new nursing student at the ripe old age of 53.
    Karen, Great for you! I have a question that will serve a great number of older potential nurses; how did you survive algebra? I never found a use for it in general life and my skills are...
    Jul 21, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  7. Male Nurses/female Patients
    :yeahthat: I was suspended once and I'm trying not to be that honest.
    Jul 17, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  8. Medical Terminalogy
    Flash cards are a must! This is pure memorization. Try to associate as many of the terms as you can with people you know who have had medical problems. Attach the terms to that person. This is...
    Jul 17, '06
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Male Nurses/female Patients
    I respectfully feel you have made some assumptions and generalizations here. Using your reasoning, there should be no men in any facet of healthcare whatsoever. You are correct in your statement...
    Jul 17, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  10. drug testing at hospitals
    No nurse should smoke MJ under any circumstances, at any time. This is just basic personal health, nevermind the felony that will cost you everything.
    Jul 16, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Male Nurses/female Patients
    Unfortunately, our litigious society assumes that all men are predators. The fact that doctors are exempt from this assumption is claim to thier continued elevation as morally and intellectually...
    Jul 16, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  12. Male Nurses/female Patients
    Unfortunately, our litigious society assumes that all men are predators. The fact that doctors are exempt from this assumption is claim to thier continued elevation as morally and intellectually...
    Jul 16, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  13. The future of nursing salaries?
    Hold the phone! Plumbers and electricians have little or no education? It takes about 4 years to become a licensed plumber or electrician through union measures. Can you do what these people do? Are...
    Jul 7, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How long is too long....dead body
    The hospital had only the statement from PR; it included no details, except that it was not policy. BTW, the family actually took home video of the situation. I'm starting to think they had a lawsuit...
    Jun 21, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. My first death (yesterday)
    Sarah, you told this story quiete wonderfully. Your compassion will serve you well in any nursing profession.
    Jun 21, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How long is too long....dead body
    Check this out before you answer; http://www.wftv.com/news/9400803/detail.html This story concerns a 95 year old man who spent almost 6 hours :madface: with a deceased patient in a semi-private...
    Jun 21, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. 2nd semester all over again
    Excellent advice, and I hope you are a preceptor at some point. Thank you for your positive post!
    May 29, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Docs at it again: Who is Responsible for Our Scope of Practice?
    I think "Q" needs no get over his/ her self and wake up and smell the coffee. Hospitals are in bed with community colleges providing scholarships and cash to graduate more ADN's than the system can...
    Apr 6, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Title of "BSN" on badge?
    A tough decision considering a BSN with 2 years experience would appear to be more knowledgeable than an ADN with 15 years of experience. On the job learning must count for something. If the...
    Mar 24, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. allnurses.com tshirt ideas?
    A couple here with the same basic idea: 1) Seen it, read it, learned from it at ALLNURSES.COM 2) ALLNURSES.COM:the sounding board for sounding bored. Working toward? 3) Nursing, an army of one....
    Mar 20, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Drug addicted nurses
    Good for you! Keep doing what you're doing. Something to think about for you. You were always an addict, you just switched yor drug of choice to alcohol. Your health problems had nothing to do with...
    Feb 10, '06
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  22. Male RN-assist with pelvic exams?
    I think you missed the point.
    Feb 6, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. I Feel So OLD In My Class!
    I hate to bring this up........but, I'm going to. Most men who keep themselves in decent shape can easily do physical work well into thier sixties. I have seen it first hand in my former career in...
    Jan 31, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Brevard salaries for recent ASN grads?
    Hey guys! Can you give me a heads up on what they are paying recent grads in the Melbourne area? Also, what hospitals are likely to hire ASN's? Anyplace to avoid? Is it common for hospitals to...
    Jan 22, '06
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  25. Nursing..THE GOOD & BAD as Male
    I'm coming out of construction too. Started pre-reqs for nursing school last week. I've done alot of research on my career move and this site is invaluable. I have over 20 years const. exp and...
    Jan 17, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing


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