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  1. ICU pay differential?
    Med/Surg is a specialty as well. Any ICU nurses that have ever floated to a MS floor will tell you that they were as out of their element as a MS nurse is in the ICU. Different specialty, different...
    Oct 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. ICU pay differential?
    Haha! In this case you could be right either way. The union could have effected (brought about) a raise. OR A union could have an affect on nursing salaries.
    Oct 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. ICU pay differential?
    A union might Effect (bring about) a differential. A union might have an Affect (influence) on ICU salaries.
    Oct 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. New Nurse - No Job!
    I would not even consider this option, if I were you. IF you can even find a facility that would consider this, you would be held to the standards of practice of your licensure (RN), while...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. When A Nurse Needs A Doctor.....
    I've always chosen to use co-worker surgeons/anesthesiologists for myself and my family. Knowing so much about who's good and who's not is one of the perks of my job. I also like knowing that...
    Oct 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. VRE
    VRE
    Sorry I came across as harsh. I hope you'll admit that your post did appear as if you were asking the forum for clinical advice. Believe it or not, folks do come here and ask total strangers how to...
    Oct 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Here's How the CDC Director Protects Himself from Ebola (But Not Nurses)
    Missywrite, I am an avid follower of your Ebola updates. What can/should those of us in non-union states with thus-far nonexistent Ebola experience do to prepare?
    Oct 16
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. VRE
    VRE
    Oops - duplicate
    Oct 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. VRE
    VRE
    I am always aghast at questions that indicate that a practicing nurse is making decisions AT WORK while relying on an Internet forum. Nurses are REQUIRED by their licensure to make decisions based...
    Oct 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. URGENT: Are CDC Ebola Guidelines 'Good Enough'?
    This is excellent! I've been sharing this thread with co-workers & family all day.
    Oct 16
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. help!
    Homework question? We prefer not to do your homework because that would impair your learning process. Not to mention: what if some random non-medical person on here decides to mess with you and...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Quitting the profession
    As a proud COB, I wonder who will be around to take care of me when I need care? Surely not the glorified MA's that my doctors' offices are hiring instead of nurses? Surely not the off-the-street...
    Oct 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. COBs...what do you think about the handling of the Ebola outbreak
    I think that the 2nd American Ebola patient is vastly more frightening than the first. We have been told, over & over, that the method of Ebola transmission is contact with bodily fluids. Yet...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  14. Question
    I think if you don't understand your assignment, you should contact your instructor for clarification.
    Oct 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Compensation for ACLS  or BSN
    No and no
    Oct 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Miss Manners for Nurses
    Good luck!
    Oct 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Internship gift?
    I think that's totally appropriate. I would choose the gift card over the mug.
    Oct 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. BSN Capstone powerpoint help...anyone?
    Your CAPSTONE project should reflect YOUR input, not ours.
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Appropriate reaction to rude behavior?
    It's entirely possible that your family member is not exaggerating. And I understand why it would be hard to believe that nurses sometimes take so much crap from patients and staff. As the first...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Well now, it's true via Medscape Dallas Ebola Patient Dies
    So sad that the delay in treatment might turn out to be a factor in his disease progression.
    Oct 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. perdiem and hounded everyday to work
    I would advise that you just turn off your phone or figure out how to be comfortable with not answering it. Think about it - as desperate as they are for help, are they really going to punish you for...
    Oct 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Clear bowel movement / stool
    Unfortunately, this is not a medical advice website, but a forum for nurses to discuss topics. We are not allowed to give medical advice. Perhaps your wife could visit the Urgent Care Facility.
    Oct 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. How to read allergy test results
    If I were a patient in your practice, I would seriously want to know that the one responsible for reading my (my child's) allergy reactions was very well trained in the science of allergy test...
    Oct 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. First US ebola patient died --inaccurate news report
    For those who are first tuning in - this post is very misleading. The patient has NOT passed away. Not sure why the above-titled thread has been allowed to continue as it is totally inaccurate.
    Oct 6
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  25. Nurses Who Don't Want to be Nurses
    I would guess that we've all given OP lots to share with her classmates at her CNA Clinicals this week:cheeky:
    Oct 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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