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  1. Most Recovery Friendly State
    Minnesota seems to be but bad publicity is changing that.
    7:43 pm
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. Making the Most of a Working Christmas
    I try to bring in a special treat on those days. A mix of bakery pastries worked well for most shifts.
    7:32 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Don't listen to the nurse
    People's opinion on the internet is only as valid as you let it be. It can be appalling what you read but 99.9% of the time it isn't worth the argue or effort. I get the frustration but I have...
    3:01 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Yesterday was weird
    I agree unless it was someone worth stealing it from- and that list is SMALL
    1:39 pm
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Making the Most of a Working Christmas
    Holidays are part of the deal in nursing Making the best of it is certainly important. A bad attitude just makes it worse. For my hands on days in hands on nursing, I had no problem working...
    11:39 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Baby RN's running ICU?!!
    I find the term 'baby nurse' used in a professional setting as derogatory. If you're at the bar or coffee house maybe not so much. I think other adjectives can be found.
    Dec 6
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  7. My body says "NO MORE NIGHTS"
    My employer is wanting to move management hours around drastically for their ideas of what is best or needed with little input or regard form the persons involved. It's not personal, it's business...
    Dec 6
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  8. My body says "NO MORE NIGHTS"
    I never made a comment on your work or work ethic. I never said not to ask, just that the answer might be not what you hoped for. When your parameters narrow so do your options. Do what you...
    Dec 6
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  9. My body says "NO MORE NIGHTS"
    If your hours are restricted to that time frame than your will have to deal with the consequences. You can ask, but I suspect that you will not get a positive response. You may need to consider...
    Dec 6
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. family issues
    It's a tough road. Good thoughts for you all.
    Nov 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Who punches a cancer patient?
    Why do you need to home in on the black or Jew factor? You are coming across as inflammatory and being provocative. As a fellow Jew, I am asking to think about how you are presenting this. I...
    Nov 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. graduating in may, getting married
    Newlyweds, middle weds and long time weds have drama. It's called the human condition.
    Nov 16
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    You did not initially state a time frame but I did. It makes quite a difference in the discussion.
    Nov 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nurses Eating Their Young is NOT Okay
    Only person I would entertain eating is Norman Reedus and/or Sean Bean.
    Nov 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    That may have been in the 1960 to early 1970's at the most. I came out of the system in 1982 and that was not how my diploma program was run. I and my cotemporaries were not used as 'staff'-...
    Nov 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nurses Attacked by Patient
    If this guy killed or maimed someone that bad. I don't care how far off their rocker they are, lock them up in the penal system. How scary for you, I am glad you are ok as is baby. Hugs
    Nov 11
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Nurses Attacked by Patient
    It is so easy to speculate what you might do, reality is something else.
    Nov 9
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Nurses Attacked by Patient
    Yep, as. I am being beat with a metal pipe. I am worried about the BON.
    Nov 9
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    There is no shame in general assistance. The only shame is when it becomes fraudulent. I am not offended by your struggle. However, I am put off that you would think I am offended by your...
    Nov 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    What is so wrong with going on government aid if you need it?
    Nov 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Talky Nurse
    I get really drained by chatty people in all aspects of my life. I like modest to moderate conversation.
    Nov 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Failed at pre-nursing and pre OT. What to do now?
    How are you financing this? If you are taking out student loans, there may be a day of reckoning that will haunt your financial life for a long while. If you are using saved funds, there is...
    Nov 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. What is the toughest question you have ever been asked by a patient?
    "Why me?" or "What did I do to cause/deserve/make this happen?"
    Nov 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Is it normal to quit a job because the culture isn't welcoming?
    So, if you aren't thanked for every task or made to feel like you are an integral part of the work experience than it is bullying or hostile? How do you cope with the clients who aren't that?
    Oct 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Outcomes Management- Student nurses
    I am befuddled they don't say real life. How can you trust a forum board to be all nurses?
    Oct 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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