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  1. Petitionary Prayer As A Way To Get Through A Rough Shift
    Listen.... when you're having a hectic day.... take a bathroom break, turn off the lights, take 10 slow deep breaths, wash your face, get back out there. There's nothing spiritual about taking a...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  2. Petitionary Prayer As A Way To Get Through A Rough Shift
    "This made my day. I think that taking a minute to be introspective is fine, but I wouldn't call it 'prayer'. Praying is the act of asking an imaginary being to suspend the natural laws of the...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  3. Petitionary Prayer As A Way To Get Through A Rough Shift
    Bingo!
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  4. The Power Of Prayer in Healthcare
    I need some Zofran.
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  5. The Power Of Prayer in Healthcare
    "I am so sorry I cannot share that link." Rather convenient.
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  6. The Power Of Prayer in Healthcare
    "I am very curious over the amount of spirituality on display on this Web site, and I mean all over. I've never seen anything like it among any group of professionals, much less, among those...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  7. The Power Of Prayer in Healthcare
    At risk of being barraged with hate mail, I offer the following; First , if prayer makes you, or someone else, feel better then by all means do it. After all, prayers can't hurt. But suggesting...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  8. The Power Of Prayer in Healthcare
    "Studies have actually shown that those who pray are physically and emotionally healthier than those who do not" Studies? I think you meant to say, "Some people believe that those who pray..." ...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  9. INR increasing...without anticoagulation?
    INRs take time to crest and fall even when a patient has stopped taking coumadin. It can also be affected by liver or clearance issues.
    Jun 30, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. The Immeasurable Fortitude of Mothers
    After returning from vacation, I was assigned to “Robert”, a 24 year-old suffering from septic shock, multi-system organ failure and late-stage muscular dystrophy. He was maxed out on chemical and...
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. "Well it doesn't matter, they're already on abx anyway"
    Check it, flush it, then get a bladder scan...if there ain't no urine, you ain't gonna get none. Stop messin' with it.
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Working RNs and the CNA are to blame for new graduate RN program shortages .
    "Nursing just happens to be the largest work force in a hospital." Really? How about nursing just happens to be the department that allows the hospital to be, well, a hospital. It provides the...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Your thoughts on being "written up".
    Nursing will be "revamped" when nurses regularly, and firmly, learn to say "no."
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Your thoughts on being "written up".
    "Conscientious Professionals" do not tolerate such catch-22 conditions. They ask: "Which do you prefer....all charting done or no overtime?" These days, they are often...
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Working RNs and the CNA are to blame for new graduate RN program shortages .
    I believe the new nurses are transferring the anger they've developed when they suddenly realize their wonderful nursing school never really told them how tough things are for new nurses. You...
    Jun 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Working RNs and the CNA are to blame for new graduate RN program shortages .
    "As for those overpaid nurses, I can assure you that CEO probably makes triple of what a senior nurse makes." Are you kidding....the CEO in my place makes approximately 20 times what the most...
    Jun 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Sorry Nurse Recruiters/Nurse Managers!
    Nothing trumps experience. While you cannot teach at a university without a PhD, all you need is an associates degree to get in the nursing door. Nursing schools that hand out rose-colored...
    Apr 18, '12
    Forum: Nurse Management
  18. I've made a mistake, and now I need help
    Where's the docs responsibility in this. Doesn't he have ensure that the paperwork is complete"? He may be as culpable as you are. Does he sign it before any injection are administered?
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. should i quit?
    If you do not learn to say "no" you will slowly be eaten alive. And if you do internalize that your health and well being is more important(yes, that's right) than the of the residents you care...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. I HATE NANDA!!!!
    Someone's making a nice living off NANDA... And only when every nursing instructor petitions to drop this obtuse nonsense will things change. Everywhere you look, nursing organizations are...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  21. Need ideas to reward nurses that successfully pass their CCRN
    Our place offered a $500 incentive. That was all the creativity any nurse needed.
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  22. Disciplined For Helping With Disaster
    You chose drama over everyday responsibility...your judgement was in error.
    Mar 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Which job offer should I choose in UAE?
    Which one do you want?
    Mar 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  24. New-Grad with 2 offers and need help choosing: Tele or ER
    Go to the VA, if it is one which is properly run. Quality really varies, VA to VA. Also, new grad in an ER is scary thing....if not for you(it should be) then certainly for the patients.
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. If you hate being a CNA will you hate being an RN too?
    If you allow people to be rude to you, those who are likely to be rude will find you a willing volunteer. Nip the rudeness in the bud the moment it happens...the rude are generally...
    Feb 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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