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  1. Another spanish for nursing question
    Not intending to be a downer by any means... but two things from my experience with this: Learning a second language is difficult, confusing, tough, time-consuming, and requires consistent...
    Aug 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. A Nurse and A Go-Go Dancer
    Most prefer a younger go-go dancer... let's be real here!
    Aug 20
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. A Nurse and A Go-Go Dancer
    Nothing wrong with dancing! I'd keep this to myself and definitely change my look while poerforming... to ensure absolutely no one knew about it or would recognize me. Good luck!
    Aug 20
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. ADON ready for promotion?
    Good advice there, Bri: "ALWAYS ask questions, do not jump to conclusions, and give everyone the benefit of the doubt."
    Aug 20
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  5. Advice for a new unit manager in LTC
    FWIW... I enjoyed the DCD / ADON position, but... hated my Unit Manager spot. It was like nursing bookkeeping... count how many foleys, adaptive equipment, psych meds, on and on and on! And on...
    Aug 20
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  6. Who's using Neudexta in their facilities
    Haven't seen this med. Looking it up, it seems pretty limited... many caveats associated with this drug are issues which affect the LTC resident class.
    Aug 20
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  7. Nursing Supervisor salary
    Gotta agree with Cape and Sally... for various reasons.
    Aug 20
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  8. Anyone attend RACC's (Reading Area Community College) RN program....help!!
    With respect, A. Must disagree totally with your statement re: medical experience. Didn't have any and graduated cum laude. Students are required to work hard at RACC... that I'll definitely...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  9. Need expert advice on how to pass 39 patients' medication in a 2-hour time frame.
    Great advice, No Stars!
    Jun 13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Need expert advice on how to pass 39 patients' medication in a 2-hour time frame.
    Onwards! Good luck!
    Jun 13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Need expert advice on how to pass 39 patients' medication in a 2-hour time frame.
    How ridiculous??? :yes: Simply amazing what comes out of the mouth of some managers.
    Jun 2
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Need expert advice on how to pass 39 patients' medication in a 2-hour time frame.
    So very right, No Stars. And young nurses are told, "you'll get faster... you'll develop your own system -- give it time." It's all bull, of course... because as time passes, even more is...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    Don'tcha just love it! You did great!
    May 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    Student Mom -- That's awesome!
    May 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    Think this is very typical in nursing. Totally sad situation. In business and other professional fields, this is such an important part of management, human resources and employee development,...
    May 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Frustration with "Assisted Living"
    Hey, Mee. Usually, a facility whose license expires out of an inadvertent oversight by management will be given an opportunity to remedy its documentation... and it will be allowed to remain in...
    May 29
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    Fantastic, P! How'd you do it?
    May 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    That's so ridiculous... and unprofessional! :mad: Sorry your management just doesn't care. Is the pay exceptional?
    May 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Terminated whistle-blower nurse reinstated!
    Thanks, Herring!
    May 29
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    And if you did a good job for the whole year, MMC, you'd now receive a few pennies more. :wacky: Generally across all businesses, the average increase is about 3%.
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    You got it right, Gutter. Not 5%... but 0.5% as written. As W. C Fields would say, "oh yes, a mere pittance!" :angrybird13:
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Annual Pay Raises in 2014
    Know some facilities aren't providing increases this year. Our's is giving nurses 0.5% for a satisfactory eval. Seems ridiculously low. What percentages are you folks seeing?
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Terminated whistle-blower nurse reinstated!
    Mendoza needs to be made whole... not just reinstated back into her old job. That's not justice or fairness, IMO.
    May 28
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    Great advice, Passion!
    May 25
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  25. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    Hey, Azure. Can tell you've made up your mind to move on. Congrats! No specific ideas for you... but only a reminder: The most effective way to land something new is to inform all your...
    May 23
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses


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