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  1. Ultram cost me my new dream job
    Many posters here indicate that their employer or potential employer is using information from a drug screen to discriminate against them because of medical issues... That's illegal!! If it has...
    Feb 6, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. 22 yr old male, wants circumcision, i have questions
    Be careful, I had it done and couldn't walk for a whole year!!! But than again I was a newborn... Sorry, just had to...:chuckle
    Feb 3, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Faking It
    Toadly, Thanks for the insight! Very informative, but even more than that very open and honest. My prayers are with you. I think this forum should be open to anyone who has an opinion,...
    Feb 3, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Work Comp case management
    Hi dcarp, I agree with Sharon. It's hard to put a number on what a case load should be, because just like any patient load, acuity has to (or at least should be) factored in. My company splits...
    Feb 2, '04
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  5. religion and nursing
    Without trying to judge anyone's personal views, can I just ask a couple of questions please? How can anyone look at the natural world and all of it's inter-related complexities, and not believe...
    Jan 20, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Debt ridden nurses?
    May I recommend to anyone who is having financial problems, or if you just need a little advice, listen to Dave Ramsey. He's a little over the top for some folks, but he preaches sound financial...
    Nov 10, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Where are all you SC nurses?
    I'm here in Upstate SC... Charleston is my second facorite place to visit... I love the mountains first! George
    Nov 7, '03
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  8. Necessary to believe in God?
    OK ... I'll bite on this one... And if I become a target for those who haven't seen the light, so be it. This is what I BELIEVE! My answer to your question is YES, you do have to believe in God...
    Sep 9, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I need advice.
    Hello Nice Nurse, I would just like to offer some words of encouragement. Life is so full of looking back at our mistakes, but the fact is that you can't change the past. You have moved on,...
    Aug 26, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Questions about male/female tension in the nursing environment
    Like others have said, nursing is no different that any other part of life... Treat those around you with respect. When in school, focus on learning. When at work, focus on getting your work...
    Aug 25, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. "Shift goes to the lowest bidder..."
    I think many of us are missing the economic principles here... No one is going to bid below their standard rate. That would take a complete lack of financial sense on the part of the bidder. Ask...
    Apr 28, '03
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. "Shift goes to the lowest bidder..."
    If I may... my $0.02 I think most of you are taking this way too personal. If you don't agree with it, then don't bid on a job... With the nursing shortage being what it is, you can find work...
    Apr 21, '03
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. new-comer in OHN
    Like the others mentioned, get the last several years of OSHA logs and look for the most common problems... But the fact is, that with most industrial settings you may see everything from spider...
    Sep 6, '02
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  14. How many OHN's are on these board?
    That should be www.aaohn.org George
    Jun 17, '02
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  15. How many OHN's are on these board?
    Occ Health Nursing involves so many things... If I tried to describe everything that Occ Health Nurses do, then I would leave something out... The fact is that it's different depending on what...
    Jun 17, '02
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  16. Anyone at Conference??
    Hi Kay and Gloria, I guess you are lucky if you have good resources locally for ceu credits... I have a few opportunities here, but as much as I travel, I prefer to make the one big trip instead...
    Jun 13, '02
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  17. Dumb Reasons To Start Drinking...
    Betts, I find your post to be perfectly fine. I don't consider it preachy at all. There's nothing condescending about stating the facts. I think most of us have at one time or another had more...
    May 15, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Starting a Wellness Program???
    All of the above, and then some... Look at your employee population demographics and work with that information as well... Age and gender specific programs. Lunch and learn information sessions...
    May 15, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Retention Incentive - What do you think?
    I think this whole idea of sign on bonuses or retention bonuses begs the question of "Why do we need bonuses to attract or retain nurses?". If nurses are paid fairly and treated fairly, then...
    May 9, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Practical jokes at work
    I was working in ICU when one of our nurses gets on the phone and calls out to the telemetry floor. Acts as if he is from a funeral home which had just come for a deceased patient of one of the...
    May 8, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Sense of Duty Vs. Your Ethics
    Old Master, When it all comes out in the wash... you are the one who has to look in the mirror and face yourself. I think it is perfectly acceptable to refuse to work in an area that you don't...
    May 6, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Mr. Manly Male Nurse
    Is there a "Top Ten Dead Give Aways to Spot a Gay Man"??? Is male nurse on that list? What if I like the color pink? Could that be some insight as to my sexual preference? Or if I have really...
    May 6, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Disability..out of hand?
    A good disability management program involves much more than a case manager who simply accepts a claim and starts sending checks in the mail... It involves working with qualified professionals......
    May 3, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What should I do???
    Find a way to pay the difference... Everything in life comes at a price, and you ALWAYS get what you pay for... The difference in cost for a quality program will be well worth it as you begin...
    May 1, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Vegan parents arrested
    If you want to go the all natural route, try feeding them plain old dirt and rain water... The stools are a little muddy, but my boy grew up to be a "mountain" of a man!! George:wavey:
    May 1, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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