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  1. Nurse marries patient?
    I'm relieved to hear that.
    Aug 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Nurse marries patient?
    No judgment on the specific nurse involved in this story, but when I read the "feel-good" headlines about the Boston Marathon bombing victim marrying a nurse who cared for him, I didn't feel good. ...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Do nurses have a responsibility to keep their Facebook professional?
    "You may think it should be, but it's not, anyway. :)" I don't necessarily think it should be. But employers will look at that. Even if "it isn't their concern". That's what I mean, redhead98. ...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. Do nurses have a responsibility to keep their Facebook professional?
    "Why do "fools" use their real names on Facebook? I don't think there's any other option on Facebook.
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. Do nurses have a responsibility to keep their Facebook professional?
    "Uhhhh unless I drive for my job, why is this my employer's concern? I agree people who drive drunk are @#$@#$holes but it has nothing to do with whether one can scrape oneself out of bed on Monday...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. Why don't people take LPNs seriously?
    I don't feel it's safe to say "the only thing and RN has over (an LPN) is more money". I've met LPN's that were great and RN's that were not. And vice versa. At a certain level of care,...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. Quitting during Orientation!!?? Help!!
    I haven't worked OB, but I've had kids, and I watch TV. So I'm qualified to render an opinion of questionable value. And I do realize you didn't ask for advice, just wanted to know if they'd let...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Are C's really the new A's in nursing school?
    "C" may equal "RN". But passing the NCLEX is just the start of a nursing career. If your base is shaky, you're gonna have a harder time actually doing the work. This is not like some liberal arts...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Quitting during Orientation!!?? Help!!
    Orientation costs them something. I don't see why they'd let you finish it if you're not going to give them something back for it. Now, if you love the people and the place, think hard before...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Are C's really the new A's in nursing school?
    No. C is not "the new A".
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Nursing in Iran
    I was in Ahvaz. I do not remember the names of the hospitals.
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: International Nursing
  12. Nursing in Iran
    Hmmm. I'm not sure how much I can say. I am US born, and my husband was born in Iran. He has a large (LARGE!!!) family which includes a couple of nurses. When I visited Iran about eight years...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: International Nursing
  13. Top 8 things I hate about being a nurse
    What do I love about nursing? I work with interesting people that I like and who make me a better person, and my work is different every day. (Some of that may be specific to my workplace!) I...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Shift-to-shift report in front of patient and family
    Thanks, Esme12.
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. Do nurses have a responsibility to keep their Facebook professional?
    yes. And don't list where you work or details that make your workplace identifiable.
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. Bedside Reporting starting Monday :(((
    well, a little venting is okay. But it's probably better to approach this from a problem-solving viewpoint. For example, are you telling me there is NO WAY to resolve the blood glucose checking...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. HELP!!!"How do I make Lemonade out of this Nursing Profession?"
    Find a career counselor. Not a shill for a private college that wants to sign you up. I mean, someone who can discuss your background and interests with you and help you consider options. There...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  18. Does it sound like I can get my job back?
    No one has to deactivate facebook to keep their jobs. If it weren't a FB post causing her to lose her job, it would have played out some other way, because she was right in the thick of misbehavior...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. Finally decided to quit nursing
    by healing soul : i finally left nursing after working for several years as a cna. honey, i don't mean to pick on you, but what you left was being a cna. it's not nursing. it's not right for...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  20. Finally decided to quit nursing
    I would have strongly urged you to set up a plan before quitting. Giving in to an impulse to just quit, with no notice, makes me wonder if there's something else going on. Have you been screened...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. Forced to stay and work under mandatory evacuation?
    We now have a comprehensive holiday schedule on a three-year rotation. It includes Super Bowl Sunday, Halloween, thanksgiving eve, easter eve, etc. Any "holiday" that is hard to staff. We know...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. Shift-to-shift report in front of patient and family
    I am sure I'll get into the swing of it eventually. I'm not a dinosaur. I can do this. I will keep repeating this to myself.
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. Shift-to-shift report in front of patient and family
    "Speaking freely" is out of the question. I need to achieve "speaking intelligently" and it's a work in progress:rolleyes:
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Overnights... how do you handle them???
    THAT GUY was not serious in his initial post. Nor was he serious in his subsequent post in which he stated he was serious, a/e/b the googly eyes smiley.
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  25. Help!  Manager won't let me off night shift
    In my facility, if you apply to transfer to another position within the facility or system, your current manager can veto it. So applying to HR might get you exactly nowhere. If the current manager...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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