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  1. Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired: Sleeping on duty
    I worked 12 hour night shifts in an oncology hospital while in my 30's. We only got paid for 12 hours. No overtime! I never ever left on time. Driving home was dangerous and it was only by the grace...
    Mar 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Visitors/family with bad odors
    I agree with the above suggestions. It cannot be healthy for any of you!
    Mar 5
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. Centimeters Away From Brain Death
    I just finished wiping the tears off my face. Isn't it nice to have a victory? So many times it doesn't work out that way. It's such a great feeling!
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. Why I Cannot Sleep
    As long as healthcare is "for profit" these horrors will continue to happen. Corporate greed, not death panels, should be our fear. As long as these facilities are understaffed,neglect will persist...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. The Top 10 Things I Loved About Nursing
    Viva, I agree with you. I still love my job and I'm grateful that at 64 I am still able to do it. Cherry Ames was my inspiration as a child but in my profession it has been my fellow RNs and...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. Hanging It Up
    Merry Christmas Viva. Here's wishing you all of the best as you embark on your new adventure. Best of luck in the New Year and beyond. I hope you know that you are a treasure!
    Dec 25, '13
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  7. Received my 3rd rejection today.
    Do not give up your dream! These rejections will make your success all the sweeter. I agree with those that are advising you to think outside the box. There is a way forward for you.
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. I can't believe the MD did that
    I live in fear of a doctor like this. We need nurse advocates but we also need a nursing administration that supports them. Nurses are expected to advocate on the patient's behalf but are often in...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. How much is too much?
    I would never make it through nursing school today! Don't give up! It may be hard but it's worth it.
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Is it covered under Obamacare? - Cartoon Contest Winner
    I moved south 20 years ago and it still has me shaking my head! People here will vote against their own self interest. Obama care is only the beginning of reform. It will take many years to catch up...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  11. Greetings from Israel
    Welcome Claire. You have found a great family here at All Nurses.
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  12. Six weeks out - never been so happy
    Best of luck in your new job.�� You will never regret your decision to leave a job that was robbing you of the life you deserve!
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Quo Vadis?
    Viva, I was so sorry to read this article. You are obviously in distress. You are a bright, talented, can do nurse. I think that the universe and your body are sending you a message. Enough is...
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. Always thank your nurse...
    Truer words were never spoken!
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. ADN plus a previous 4 year degree
    It certainly can't hurt!
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. Wish me luck!!
    I congratulate you for jumping at an opportunity for a complete change. It is a good thing to challenge yourself. Good luck!🍀
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Passed Chronicity!!
    I don't know what it is but congratulations on passing. It sounds hard!
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  18. Things you didn't learn in nursing school
    I learned that my life would be very different from Cherry Ames. I wouldn't get to marry the handsome doctor and live a life of adventure (she was a nurse during WW2). My uniform would not remain...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Vent about scrubs
    My pet peeve are scrubs that drag on the floor. The patient makes an assessment of you by your appearance. The way you choose to dress can affect your professional career as well. My advice is to...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. LPN living in New York in need of a new job.....FAST!
    My best advice is to find a place in a hospital and continue your education. Further education will ensure your future. You may not be any happier but you will have the potential to apply for more...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. Retirement in the nursing field.
    There are many areas of nursing requiring different skills. I am a Home Infusion nurse. I am sure that I can continue as long as my health and the desire to do the job hold out. I would never even...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. new allnurses logo - feedback wanted
    I have to agree with all of the above. Leave well enough alone! Nothing I saw was creative or outstanding. Change for change sake is a waste of time. It only puts people off.
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. CCRN
    What a success! Congratulations!🎉
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  24. Signing RN behind my name
    RN is part of your identity now. Good luck in your job and your new career.
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Sometimes it hits you...
    I am grateful that you were there for that Mom. To me, what you did for her is the very essence of nursing. Job well done.
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric


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