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  1. Ill prepared managers...
    reminds me of the debate "are leaders born or made?" answer: both many of us have born leadership skills....however it is a skill like any other skill and you need educaiton and practice. every...
    Sep 8, '05
    Forum: Nursing Management
  2. Canada-educated nurses working in the States
    I can tell you my experience... I am Canadian educated and seriously considered working in Arizona. I flew to Arizona, twice, talked to every person I could about health care. Example: every cab ride...
    Sep 5, '05
    Forum: International Nursing
  3. Ill prepared managers...
    I believe what nursing needs is more LEADERS and less MANAGERS. Nurses have been managed to death. Nurses are professionals, who need support and understanding and above all, quality workkplaces to...
    Sep 5, '05
    Forum: Nursing Management
  4. graduate school for nurses
    I am starting a thesis based research masters in nursing this fall AND a new positon as a nurse manager this fall as well. First year classes are two mornings a week... support from hospital to...
    Sep 4, '05
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  5. Should nurses have MSNs
    It does make a difference where your education is obtained. The MSN program I am in is a administrative domain based Masters....they also have clinically based domains, but my preferance is...
    Mar 12, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Should nurses have MSNs
    I have just finished my BSN ( took me two years and I worked full time while doing the degree full time) and I am in a MN program. What I can tell you for sure is this..... never, ever, I mean never...
    Mar 9, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Shared Governance Manual- NEED IT!
    Thank you so much I am downloading and printing right away. UOTE=RNPATL]Perhaps this will help. We are in the process of developing our self governence program and we also have been doing...
    Oct 16, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Shared Governance Manual- NEED IT!
    Can anyone share their experiences with shared governance.....good bad or neutral???? Problems, low points.....rough roads? Good ideas? Information sharing? Anything is welcomed............jmp
    Oct 16, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Shared Governance Manual- NEED IT!
    I have gone foward in my hospital and made a proposal to introduce shared governance and unit councils. We already have Nursing Pracitce Council, Professional Practice Council, etc. The idea has been...
    Oct 14, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Nurse Mobbing/bullying
    The way I see it...does not matter what happened. The nursing field is ripe with horizontal violence. Nurses treating each other very badly....it has a long tradtion in nursing. Many nurses do not...
    Jul 7, '04
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Working hours
    We work a variety. Latest shift is a new rotation: 2- 12 hour days followed by 2-12 hour nights then 5 days off. I love it.
    May 28, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. sick nurses
    No snow here now- beautiful spring. Sunny, about 65 degrees today. However, our winters are still not as bad as Rochester or some of the other cities in the North East. But our winters can still...
    May 19, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    Reading this I can see why nurses would be upset and resent it. It talks about mandating that all RN's obtain their degree within ten years.....they are not doing that here..........BSN only applies...
    May 12, '04
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    I don't know, certainly it is a well respected University. As is UBC (University of British Colombia) both have great nursing programs. I looked at every program in Canada and chose U of Victoria for...
    May 12, '04
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    I am finishing my degree through the University of Victoria in British Colombia, Canada. I have some American classmates. The courses are ALL NURSING related. I am in Ontario----long way away from...
    May 12, '04
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    Well said. When a resident has a question or not sure how to do something- docs rally round and show-teach-help. It is seen as part of professional responsiblity. Nurses can and should do the same.
    May 12, '04
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  17. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    This so-called argument is like banging heads against a brick wall. My intention was to enlighten the group regarding BSN as entry to practice and how it has WORKED here.......... what happens?...
    May 12, '04
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    Please please please listen to this: No one is forced to DO ANYTHING. NO ONE has to go back to school...... NO ONE has to change. The system will change. You can still work. You can still think it is...
    May 11, '04
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  19. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    I do understand that this threatens the balance of nursing. However, let me reassure you that change has happened here, students still face long wait lists for seats in the BSN programs...the demand...
    May 11, '04
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  20. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    Here community colleges and universities have teamed up. They had to. It was mandated. For example, the college I went to teamed up with Brock University. Another college with Queens university....
    May 11, '04
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    i agree and it is the starting point here. hopefully it will end the "who is a better nurse" argument once and for all..... hopefully.
    May 11, '04
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    yes same exam.
    May 11, '04
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    The degree to entry is new here. Some people are starting-finishing their degrees....others not. Solidarity -- well solidarity has a long way to go. I think respect comes from who you are and how you...
    May 10, '04
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    I agree that there is a problem in the nursing profession. I have watched young new nurses come and go...... feeling that staying in this profession is just not worth it. Horizontal violence and...
    May 10, '04
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. NY State may require nurses to obtain 4-year degrees
    In Ontario, Canada the RPN's (LPN's) now need to be graduates of two year diploma programs. Their title is the same. THey are still considered nurses.
    May 10, '04
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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