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  1. Help Me Understand! UCD Grad Student Reflections
    One of my co-workers always says it's not worth it to get an advanced degree. Every time (without fail) I mention interest in advancing my education, she puts it down citing the immense debt not...
    Jul 3
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  2. When You Request I Switch Shifts with You
    We have people all the time that ask if one can come in and cover them from 3-7 and don't ask if the person wants to covered the same way too. I know it's 4 hours but that should be reciprocated so...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Baby Friendly- getting a tad over the top
    When I had my baby some months ago, I told the doctor and nurses that I would be breast feeding and also supplementing with formula but curiously only the breast-feeding option was circled on the...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Parkland Hospital?
    Congrats to you!!!!
    Feb 14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  5. The death of nursing
    I don't think Ktwlpn meant you were off topic, I think he/she praised you and didn't want the praise to derail the topic at hand. At least that's how I read that post.
    Feb 10
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    You beat me to it, I was just thinking this same thing and chuckling to myself.
    Jan 29
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Killer struggles, gasps repeatedly under new 2-drug combination
    LOL, OCNRN63. I hope nobody flames you because you are entitled to your opinion just like us proponents of the death penalty. As to this case, I'm annoyed that the man stayed way too long after...
    Jan 17
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Oh God, I can't believe I'm back here checking for updates...again. As I read the descriptions of what is going on in a body that is brain-dead, my overactive imagination is painting pictures that...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    That charlatan of a lawyer is just beyond belief!! Every day I read some silly thing he said, I feel like yelling at my computer screen. How does he assuage his conscience at night knowing what he's...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Forceps Delivery Crushes Baby's Skull, Caused Death
    As someone who just had a baby (where forceps were mentioned because it was a 'big' baby but never used), I didn't want to click on this thread but curiosity got the better of me and now I'm just so...
    Jan 4
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Another Year of Blessings
    Happy Birthday! Many blessings and happy returns to you! (Guess what? I always thought your username was TNTbutterly and wondered what it meant? It was only a few weeks ago I realized I'd been adding...
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  12. Good nurse gone
    Such a tragedy. I can't count how many times I feel creeped out by some visitors, but whenever this happens I get up and move where there's other people until said person(s) leaves. We can't be too...
    Nov 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. You are not getting enough sleep if...
    ...when you keep trying to open your house door with your car keys and getting increasingly frustrated when the door remains closed. :yes:
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  14. RN Salary Survey 2013:  Post here!
    If you post, please state your: 1. State you work in: VA, south east 2. Years of experience: 3 1/2 3. Specialty/unit and work setting (clinic, hospital, prison, etc): Med-surg/tele 4. Hourly...
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    So the other day this security man at my facility had a ghost story to share... He said they usually make rounds on all floors of the hospital every night just to make sure that locked places...
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Disrespectful
    Do we work at the same place? Was made to apologize to a pt who shoved me (can we say assault?) because the pt complained that the service she had received during her stay was below par. Never mind...
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. How did you feel when you got your first nursing paycheck?
    Disappointed, sad...
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  18. Stinkin', Rotten attitude!
    You guys are all awesome, I needed something this light-hearted (sp?) and fun after today's shift at work. Have a wonderful week ahead, everyone of you.:nurse:
    Sep 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Family at school orientation?
    At my school, it was actually mandatory to bring family to orientation or you would lose your spot. They were that serious, their argument being that they needed family present to impress on them the...
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Happy Unintentional Ignorance Awareness Week!
    Haha! Brilliant article. I'm stealing 'SugarNiblets' for those who pretend that my name is a jumble of unpronounceable consonants (and I say pretend because I have the easiest name to pronounce yet...
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Not Excited About Becoming FNP
    OP, your post is such a breath of fresh air. I was beginning to think something was wrong with me since every nurse I know/work with is in school or planning to start school for FNP. I do want to go...
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Don't Make this Job Search Blunder
    LOL! That was funny, poor Abbie...:)
    Apr 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. preterm- breathing on own at 18-19w
    Libran, that word, "baby-dignity" put a lump in my throat; just imagining a little baby mustering all the dignity he posesses to make it or pass peacefully made my eyes water. Some days when I think...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. Facebook notification
    I have FB but I never add co-workers, too much gossiping on who's said what and I just can't stand it. Totally inappropriate to contact you via FB for work issues...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. stay calm dad - possible future nurse :)
    Dang, it! I said I won't cry but my eyes feel kinda wet. My favorite part is the calm in her voice as she says "stay calm, Dad"
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion