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  1. Medical Assistants being called nurses
    It is called, "deskilling the nursing profession to point of extinction". The ultimate goal of the PTB. JMHO and my NY $0.02 Lindarn, RN, BSN, CCRN (ret) Somewhere in the PACNW
    Aug 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Should Nurses Bill Separately from Hospitals and Physicians?
    Self employment works better, when one spouse is at least a part time employee with access to benefits and a retirement plan. However, if your parents were not motivated to plan for their future...
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Do we need a union? Management is taking advantage of us.
    Stupid is as Stupid does!! Forrest Gump JMHO and my NY $0.02 Lindarn, RN, BSN, CCRN Somewhere in the PACNW
    Aug 26
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  4. Medical Assistants being called nurses
    Perhaps if the MA and/or Physician, were arrested, and thrown in jail for a while, they would not do what they do. When there are NO consequences for their actions, it will continue. Perhaps a...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Do you think ADN programs will really be phased out?
    Did Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Pharmacists, have published papers, on the improved outcomes of PTs with Doctorates, OTs, with papers on improved outcomes with a Masters Degree, or...
    Aug 25
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. Kalispell Regional Medical Center
    Kalispell Regional Medical Center, is hiring big time right now. They had a big ad in the Spokesman Review today in the paper. Lindarn, RN, BSN, CCRN (ret) Somewhere in the PACNW
    Aug 25
    Forum: Montana Nursing
  7. Do you think ADN programs will really be phased out?
    I will again state that nursing does not need three levels of entry. What are ADN programs attempting to accomplish by adopting a BSN curriculum? If they are adopting a BSN curriculum, so that they...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. Questions about Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Team in the Reserves
    I was accepted into the Air Force CCATT. I had to turn it down, due to personal issues. At the time, I had 20+ years of critical care nursing experience, and I had my CCRN, which I think is required....
    Aug 22
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. Do you think ADN programs will really be phased out?
    Nursing DOES NOT NEED three levels of education. A BSN as entry into practice is sufficient. LPN/LVN. should have an Associates Degree, like PT assistants have. Nursing is the least educated...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. Do you think ADN programs will really be phased out?
    I am really sorry that there are individuals who would like to become nurses, and don't have the money to attend nursing school, or have, "life issues", that make them unable to pursue a BSN. ...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. Do we need a union? Management is taking advantage of us.
    It boggles the mind, that in this day and age, with employees being treated like, "public enemy #1, that nurses continue to ask the same question, "do we need a union". YES YOU DO! ALL NURSES NEED...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  12. Taking away chairs from nursing station
    I would also tell management that they need to lead by examlple! What is good for the goose is good for the gander!! JMHO and my NY $0.02 Lindarn, RN, BSN, CCRN (ret) Somewhere in the PACNW
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. Vanderbilt Medical Center to have nurses cleaning up
    I will again say, that nurses need to to take a page from teachers. Teachers go straight to the parents when administration comes up with hare brained schemes, like these. They hold public...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Writing multiple times?
    I find it hard to believe that a test with only 85 questions, can actually determine that a student nurse has learned enough information, to be able to practice safely. Especially with the much...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Top 10 Reasons Against Unions
    My coworkers in California finally convinced administration to can the Nurse Manager of the ICU that we worked in. On the day she came in to clean out her office, they all came in on their day off,...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  16. Writing multiple times?
    When I took the, "State Boards", as they were called a hundred years ago, they were given in five specialties- Medical, Surgical, Peds, OB, and Psych. They were given over a two day period. We were...
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Top 10 Reasons Against Unions
    But you have to agree, the hospitals are making the most of the surplus of nurses, with the way they are treating new grads, and of course older RNs. This is a situation made in heavan for...
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  18. What was the MOST ridiculous thing a patient came to the ER for?
    This of course, happened in NYC. We had a man come into the ER, C/O hemmerhoids (sp?), and they itched. He had shoved a salami up his but because he said that they itched. He had shoved it so...
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Respiratory Therapists Inserting PICC Lines
    I have never heard of, "Bachelors Prepared RTs". I have only known of RT being a two year program at a Community College. This is interesting if RTs are increasing their entry into practice to a...
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  20. difference between associates and bachelors in nursing
    I took A&P I and II, Microbiology, Psych, regular and child psych, Sociology, Chem 100, in my DIPLOMA PROGRAM in the 1970's. I thought that those classes were in ALL programs, regardless of were they...
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Top 10 Reasons Against Unions
    The main problem with your arguement, is that, doing what you suggest, "Start acting like a professional and demand that every one treats us as professional", will get a nurse fired if there is no...
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  22. Respiratory Therapists Inserting PICC Lines
    I have seen programs advertised in CEU flyers, that offer, "PICC Training". Nurses can learn it, and have their own business, placing PICC lines in hospitals, nursing homes, private homes where...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  23. Top 10 Reasons Against Unions
    I completely agree. The anti union folks say the same thing- unions are not the answer. Than what is? Give me an example of what would work, not only in nursing, but for workers all over. I will...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  24. Big pay cut at Orlando Health, please help your fellow Nurses
    Now that it is official, nurses need to work on putting the brakes on the mass producing of nurses that are unable to get jobs. This is another PR task for you. Get out in the community, Sherrie...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Unrealistic expectations of nurses.
    I would join the ANA if they were actually on the side of the bedside nurse. Unfortunately, the ANA upper leadership, is composed of managers, etc, who ALL WENT BACK TO SCHOOL TO EDUCATE THEMSELVES...
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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