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  1. You should know better
    I drink Coke. Full sugar coke. I was drinking one a day with dinner, but I have cut down a tiny bit.
    Jun 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. How much of a pay cut is worth the name and experience?
    I also wouldn't worry too much about the magnet status, but I would really lean toward the one with a one-year commitment over two years. I once worked on a floor where getting through my commitment...
    Jun 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Does my RACE matter when applying to Nursing Programs?
    I am really starting to take offense to the argument about POC having low requirements. Can you not see that the playing field is not even? My youngest is going into sophomore year at a...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. I feel like a failure.
    I found the prereqs more challenging intellectually than nursing school. It is fine for you to have dropped the class and to take your time. Nursing school for me was busy, but usually not...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Does my RACE matter when applying to Nursing Programs?
    I find it strange that people object so strongly to points on admission being awarded for race, but most people don't seem to object to points awarded for legacy. I went to a state university that...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Resignation Notice
    I have found it makes a difference depending how far ahead the schedule is for your unit. For example, I gave two weeks notice at my last job before starting the new one. The manager asked me if it...
    Jun 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Least stressful nursing specialty
    Public health nursing, pediatric GI office are not particularly stressful, although they have their moments. Peds onc/BMT was usually very stressful. GI lab (endoscopy/colonoscopy) was busy but not...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Horrible Charge Nurse
    That is hilarious. I am going to have to go back and read some of his posts.
    Jun 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Help? I regret this career choice?
    I work at a health department right now. The hours are M-F 8am to 5pm. No weekends, no holidays. In the past we did not hire new grads. You had to have at least one year hospital experience. But...
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. If people make me feel bad, I've been bullied
    Bullying to me is persistent behavior meant to cause other people anguish. Where I work we have a group of people who LOVE to bully any newbies. It is not done in a manner that is meant to train or...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Nurses eating their young... a different perspective
    One more thing - if you didn't learn the lessons about getting along with others that you should have learned in PRESCHOOL then the rest of us with appropriate social skills will have to step up to...
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Nurses eating their young... a different perspective
    I haven't posted on here in years, but a few recent threads have drawn me back out. I still remember the horrific stress of my first nursing job, which was pediatric onc/bmt. I was so nervous and...
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Too much medications
    It is not up to the husband. The wife is a competent adult who is in pain, and asked for pain meds. I don't think anyone is at "fault".
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  14. Not exactly full time, 0.9, but how should I schedule myself?
    I would totally do the .9!
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Mandated :(
    Not to butt into your marriage, but I think you really need to have a talk with your husband. I know that awful feeling of being mandated, and the last thing you need on top of that is to be berated...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Dietary policy- vent
    Aren't hospital supposed to promote HEALTH? Mc Donalds is the BEST EXAMPLE of unhealthy eating! I agree in general with you, but at the same time have a little different perspective. As a former...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Should I Apply for Management??
    I also say yes because who knows when a position like this will open again. Do you feel comfortable giving your manager a heads up and seeing how she feels about it?
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: Nurse Management
  18. Need Some Advice...Which Job To Take?
    I would take the radiology one. It sounds like a really good job, and even if it doesn't become permanent they may have some connections to help you get a job when the 2 mths are up.
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. Is this considered a HIPAA violation?
    I think it is best to not even mention work on FB. I do not EVER post if I had a good day at work, bad day, what I did, etc. People on FB probably think I don't even have a job. In fact, the only...
    May 29, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  20. Is attending a patient's funeral overstepping "the" boundary?
    On the peds onc/bmt floor we tried to make sure at least one staff member was present at each funeral. And unfortunately we had many funerals. In public health I have only had one pt. die, and I...
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Has Nursing hardened you?
    So, I was wondering, to all the nurses out there who have been in the field for a long time, how has nursing changed you as an individual? Have you found yourself becoming colder and more detached or...
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. How do you like your job as a nurse?
    How do you know that if you havent work there yet? ' I was wondering that myself. I thought maybe I read it wrong.
    Dec 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. How do you like your job as a nurse?
    I work 5 days a week (8 hour shifts), no weekends, no holidays. I am at a health department. For the most part I really like my job. I love having different programs - I work immunizations,...
    Dec 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How am I supposed to get experience if no one will hire me?
    I am sorry to hear this - how frustrating. Do any hospitals in your area have a nurse extern program? We have some hospitals here in Michigan that will hire you at full RN pay, and you work...
    Dec 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. asking for some prayers
    My husband had the surgery over the summer. It went well. He was back to work within a week or so. He has not had any problems with eating (they told him he might have trouble with high fat...
    Dec 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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