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  1. Its official! I am leaving nursing.........
    I found the great Allnurses forum when I was a student, before I graduated. It helped me so much! And has helped me throughout the years. But here I am posting this....I am leaving nursing. I am a...
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Hostile nurses- how do you deal with?
    Contemplating and came up with answer. We have a right to not be harassed in the work place, a legal protection. In that case, situation referred to employer who is responsible for protecting...
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. How to drop subtle hints with my nursing students about faith.
    As a nursing instructor you can find out what faith related nursing careers there are. Google "Parish" nursing, or community faith based nursing, etc. and then let students know about these options....
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  4. Will they contact State Board
    I would not think so ..if the Board of nursing was contacted every time a med error was made, they would have no time for anything else. We are all human and we do all make mistakes. If the...
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  5. Has anyone grown to love nursing
    I have really loved nursing when on full time staff. As agency nurse, I still love the patient/nursing aspect but the politics personalities of other nurses have made it little bitter. So I would...
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Hostile nurses- how do you deal with?
    I just remembered! The place I agreed to work ( agency) next weekend has some hostile nurses. UGH! They work Noc shift, I am doing days. No problem except during report. A few of them who have no...
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Yet another burned-out nurse question...
    pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago... Google it, see The Way
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. BrillaNT...Open Source Cure for Cancer
    The possibilities of reaching out to the world to help find a cure for his cancer, this man is doing it through sharing his medical records on an open source. please read and share with others....
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Coworker (resident) is a former patient..
    In small rural areas I think this is common or has potential to be. I have worked with doctor as coworker who was also my doctor at one time. It was fine, professional lines respected,...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. Can you imagine having Spiderman as a patient?
    Long ago, we did have a patient called Spiderman. He was the real deal. He had been bitten by brown recluse , delayed seeking treatment, damage eventually to bone.... and he ended up having total...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  11. A rough nursing shift...
    now that is funny!!
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  12. New to Agency Nursing- and worried
    good advice. here is what I discovered.....collect written references from nurses you work with who know you feel comfortable with you. you know, the old fashioned hand written on paper kind of...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  13. agency Nurses, How do you do it??
    In report, as agency new on the scene, I care to know a brief but relative history if there has been change of condition in patient. Who is diabetic, and pills crush or whole. New admits, recent...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  14. Why are new nurses treated poorly?
    Greetings new nurse.....all nurses can be treated poorly so its nothing about being new. just a place to jab, but if it was not that, they would find another. well, I am an older nurse- And I see...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. How to handle lazy LPN's on the team
    Could you just talk directly to the nurse offending you? If someone has done something that offends you, maybe just bring it up to them. In a calm way, you can state your concerns.
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Fired for expressing concerns about patient safety and care!
    Girl, hear what Peter Paul and Mary are sayin about doing the right thing....If I Had a Hammer..... Thank you for doing the right thing and being a patient advocate instead of .....like the...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. A father, daughter & a dog
    Thank you for inspirational story. And reminder of Hebrews 13:2......:-)
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  18. I feel like everybody hates being a nurse!!!
    I love patient care! and some nurses and other staff as well.:-) The hard part -it is oppressive and money profit is bottom line. working in non profit or church owned places tend to have better...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Question about marijuana use as a nurse
    A follow up comment after reading more posts: Which states require a nurse applying for a lic to list medications they are on? California does not require this. On potential employers: OK,...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  20. Question about marijuana use as a nurse
    I am in agreement with Sasha, the poster of this thread. If a patient who happens to be a nurse, has a physician recommendation, in a state which allows for this, and it is not used while on the job,...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. How to Determine Whether a LTC / SNF is Well Run
    Just a short comment on what is where: I do agency work and work a lot of different places. There are wonderful long term, assisted living and acute care hospitals and there are the "others." I...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Why do so many people insist that LPN'S AREN'T REAL NURSES!!??
    A little research from Merriam Webster and Oxford: Definition of NURSE1 : a woman who suckles an infant not her own : wet nurse 2 : a person who cares for the sick or infirm; specifically : a...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Being an ugly nurse
    When I first read the heading of your post , I thought it would be concerning the heart of a nurse, perhaps a mean spirited nurse or other behavioral control issues agendas. Ha ha Surprised was I...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. My degree is not worth the debt!
    International jobs! and I believe allnurses now has a new forum.
    Jul 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. HUMAN TRAFFICKING
    Thank you for bringing up a subject that should be of interest to those who make a living caring for others.
    Jul 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing News


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