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  1. This Does Not Make Sense - But happens anyway!
    This Does Not Make Sense - But happens anyway!..... In my state NO LPN can't cut a diabetics nails! If you're the only RN working in a large nursing home you have to cut all the diabetics'...
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. New Grad RN offered Hospital Position & Dr.'s office Position Need Advice :-)
    I'd go with the hospital job for the reasons you listed. Plus it doesn't seem like a doctors office would have a career ladder for a BSN to climb.
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. BSN programs for RN with a BSBA
    thomas edison online takes most gen ed transfer credits.
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Should I get my ADN or BSN based on my life goals?
    Be sure you really want to be an RN for love of the work. The work is not as simple as you think and jobs aren't as plentiful as you have been told. You are very young so you have time to decide...
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. Filipino employees sue due to English-only targeting
    Agree 100%! Very interesting post.
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Can this put MY license at risk?
    As charge you do have some responsibility to supervise and see that meds were given, not tossed into the shaprs bin. I'd report her to the BON in a New York minute! She is lazy, dishonest and VERY...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. New York poised to require bachelor's degrees for RNs
    I agree with the posters who say it's a sign of the economic times. There are far fewer jobs for nurses so the baseline requirements to get a job go up. ADN's with a certain number of yrs...
    Oct 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Nurses protest at HCA Largo Medical Center
    Good. HCA must have the worst reputation for nurse abuse and unsafe pt conditions yet they keep buying more hospitals. I'll never work for HCA.
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. To those who want to leave nursing
    Exactly. The 25 yr old newbie nurse is an Epic fail on therapeutic communications. Clueless as to what some of us are going through at work.
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. Proposition for a Nursing Revolt
    Lady Jane, Thanks for bringing this serious threat to our livelihoods back from the dead. Every SINGLE US RN currently employed as a nurse or hoping to work as an RN should be aware of this issue.
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Bill To Change Rules For Immigrant Nurses
    Bull Hockey to the always honest, educated Senators comment. The senators are fiercely and lavishly $$$$$ lobbied by experts HIRED by big business such as hospital corporations to promote these...
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Diversity.. at what price?
    Dude. If you're so good with computers why can't you show who you were quoting in your post? And why do you have to scream your post? I'm not really middle age but I'm old enough to respect that...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Diversity.. at what price?
    Exactly. The newbies haven't 'been there' or haven't been nurses long enough to have worked in a large city where you are the only native English speaking person around. Also if someone posts a...
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Effect of Public Reprimand on Current Job?
    To my knowledge, hospitals and nursing homes do a check of their currently employed nurses every 2 years. They check for criminal background (arrests), BON actions, nursys, OIG, and the 2 national...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Bill To Change Rules For Immigrant Nurses
    Thanks for posting DO Good. I agree we need to be proacitve. Way too many Amerrican nurses can't find jobs we don't need foreign nurses.
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. Unsafe Staffing
    Totally agree. This "Hospital Corporation" has set you up to be the perfect fall guy when something horrible happens. I went through a similar situation when my old hospital was bought out by...
    Aug 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Missing meds & I'm getting the blame
    btw Sorry for typos I'm using an old computer with missing keys.
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Missing meds & I'm getting the blame
    NO NO NO. This is ABSOLUTELY verbotin and will get you discipline in BOTH states. When you apply for the new license in the new state the new BON will always ask if you have a pending...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Nursing Programs Asked To Reconsider Admission Standards
    The man lacks credibility and the response to his whine was merited. I don't even believe what he stated about his D in Theater at age 17 he claims was factored into his grades on application. ...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. failed pre-employment drug screen
    Sorry if I'm not "helpful" or as much of a bleeding heart as some would like but I do not buy it. Seriously, be honest. You have a clean license and no previous sanctions, failed a pre-employment...
    Aug 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. from AN it looks like the job market is much better!
    I'm in an area with a lot of nursing programs too. Even experienced nurses are having trouble finding work.
    Jul 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. RI to use student loans to encourage nursing
    Jul 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. No burn out....enough is enough!
    Kudos. I'm glad you are thinking of yourself and saying no to the guilt trips/extra shifts. Nursing is very hard work and you need your days off. Agree that the hospitals short staff to make...
    Jul 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Back Stabbing
    Personally I think it's because nurses are told that we are 'mandated to report' violations of our practice act. If you don't report something (with appropriate documentation) your license could be...
    Jul 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. NCSBN commercial
    Looks just like my unit. All pretty high school aged nurses with long hair and hoop ear rings. Where are the male nurses?
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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