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  1. No Patient To Staff Ratio In State of Indiana
    I just love that.
    Nov 30
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Why Wages Are Stagnant
    I think the home care wages are going up. The sector is exploding (at least here in CA) and they are always hiring and can't find enough nurses.
    Nov 30
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. MEN, dont come into nursing
    When I first graduated in 2010 and could not find any jobs I was very bitter. I absolutely thought it was the worst decision I've ever made. It was unbelievable that I could not get any jobs. I have...
    Nov 30
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Nurses who can't find work.
    It's hard not to dwell in negativity after so much money and energy were spent in becoming an RN. Part of that is due to the false expectation that there would be a pot of gold at the end. This is...
    Nov 30
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. Quitting after 2 weeks
    I have had a similar experience in a SNF/LTC, place. Too many residents not enough staff and impossible task to fill. I was hired on call and supposed to fill 3 very different units and 3 different...
    Apr 15
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Is this risking my license?
    Yes I do think you are jeopardizing your licence. So many of these SNF are unsafe, understaffed and overcrowded and the owners, administrators want RN's to be responsible for everything even things...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Epic Super user
    I'm interested in becoming a Epic trainer. I have previous experience with computers and am a RN with some experience. How can I go about becoming an consultant in California.
    Mar 10
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  8. Nursing school when there is no true RN shortage?
    I'm to the point where enjoy my life is really a priority and the pay in nursing is not even that great when you look at the sacrifice you have to endure. As you said there are good places but they...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Nursing school when there is no true RN shortage?
    99% of the time nursing is tedious, boring, impossible tasks to be done in impossible short time, long long hours standing, walking, patient abusing you, management abusing you...it is really, really...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Nursing sucks
    I love the "accept it as it is" this is what all CEO's of these sick factory hospitals want to hear. yes accept it as it is and let us suck you bones out...
    Feb 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Sutter Modesto
    I know so many nurses that are living Sutter, other older ones can't leave due to seniority and just have to stay. I don't know about Modesto but so many other Sutter hospitals are having severe...
    Feb 5
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. I'm so nervous!
    Don't use caffeine, maybe one cup of coffee before you start the shift. My secret is keep eating well throughout the night and drinking water plenty of it. My main problem is not staying up all night...
    Feb 5
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Why do hospitals hire travellers?
    The reason why hospitals are increasingly hiring travelers is most likely management issues. Being nurses the hospitals biggest expense travelers offer complete control over reducing staff expenses...
    Feb 2
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. Any new grads get an "acute care" job with no paid clinical/ work experience?
    The reality is that there are no formulas. Some students get jobs right away and others don't. The nursing environment right now is not conducive to preparing new nurses, they actually starting to...
    Jan 31
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  15. Nursing Jobs in NYC
    Read this article again and change NYC to California and you have two great acurate articles instead of one.
    Nov 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. I didn't burnout, I went up in a great big ball of flames...
    The way things are going It's just a matter of time before nursing gets a real bad name. Nursing is not for the faint of heart we all know that, but just because they are tough and corageous...
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Writing multiple times?
    If the NCLEX was a perfect tool measuring the ability of someone to become a good nurse, there wouldn't be bad ones right? There are plenty of nurses that had taken this test multiple times and had...
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. You think the "Nursing Glut" is bad now?
    Yes, you hit that 16mm gauge neddle right into that juicy vessel and the red blood is racing the tubbing. (my nursing version of hit the nail on the head). I think nurses have a serious self esteam...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Petition for new nurses
    Quite a few, specially if they're young which most are.
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  20. Unemployed for 18 months now.......
    I know this is going to sound so hoky-pokey but sometimes when you are so desperate and 100% needy you might create this void where nothing comes to you. I was like that for almost 2 years and one...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. You think the "Nursing Glut" is bad now?
    That appears to be true right now. Pt census is low, unemployment is high so the rule of the day is to get rid of nurses. But if pt pop spikes and nurses go away who would they rely to take full care...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. You think the "Nursing Glut" is bad now?
    I agree with this. The role of nursing is changing and it's not going down. Transition are confusing and filled with uncertaities, but in no way the knowledge and license bearing responsibility...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. You think the "Nursing Glut" is bad now?
    You are right, MA's role is changing but so are the role of RN's but you might have to upgrade to NP. With Obamacare the need for family practice MD's and NP's is exploding. All hospitals and health...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. A new grad numbers game... just curious!
    I think you can add a zero to each number in this poll. It wouldn't be inacurate
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. Petition for new nurses
    It's hard to say what's really going on. Are hospitals really having less patients? Where is the data supporting that? Are they simply downsizing the nursing staff because it is their biggest expense...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance


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