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  1. Nurse Staffing Costs
    Re: Goldenhare I do know nurses have a notorious reputation for 'eating their young'. I like to think of it as trial by fire. I'm sorry for your frustration with the discourse on this site, but...
    Oct 2
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. Nurse Staffing Costs
    To Goldenhare:On the contrary, considering the nature of the subject and the strong disagreement many have expressed here, I think he's been treated with civility. You obviously don't frequent other...
    Oct 2
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. Nurse Staffing Costs
    Very interesting thread. My advice to stew would be two-fold. First, the us versus them mentality you have gotten a first hand dose of here is because nurses are the team and glue that hold hospitals...
    Oct 1
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. Do you chart lies?
    You compelled me to sign in to like your comment. Great thread, very relevant in today's disconnected world. Thank you RNdynamic for shining some light on this common practice.
    Aug 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. How long do you generally have to stay past the end of your shift?
    Start looking for another job. LTC, as it's currently practiced, is an untenable delivery system that's sure to burn-out and embitter. You can only go so fast before you hit max efficiency. Next will...
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. For profit vs. non-profit facilities...
    This is my current dilemma. I said yes to a for-profit two months ago and have seen first hand all the corner-cutting being referred too. The delivery model of this LTC facility is untenable and i...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Staff/Patient Ratio - 30 Patients per Nurse
    Great thread and read. Wow. So i'm not experiencing anything new. I have to maintain my objectivity before i get completely sucked into this dysfunctional mess that is LTC. The disconnect between...
    Jun 30, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. How to NOT interview for your RN/LPN job!
    i'm reading through your comment and nodding in agreement with all your fine points, until the end. the fact that you would disqualify someone because they have 'nasty' shoes because it show's a lack...
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  9. How to NOT interview for your RN/LPN job!
    Intend to delete double post.
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  10. Fluid restrictions vs Patient rights
    To me, the rational for the F.R. holds great sway as to how far i would go toward leniency. On my TBI unit, where we often treat pt's that are NOT competant or ambulatory, it is easier to restrict...
    Aug 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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