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  1. I am about to quit with no notice and no warning
    I think this is tragic because there is such a desperate need for the job you do, especially with the new regulations. As the others say, give notice, tidy up, don't take on any new assignments, and...
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. Take this job and shove it, I ain't working here no more!
    You did the right thing.
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. A word to the new, the inexperienced, the overwhelmed and the mystified
    Wow, all those things happened to you on the same shift! Amazing! Incredible! And your pants split open on the day you happened to be wearing mesh panties! After you uncharacteristically tripped over...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. The Waiting Game
    love this story!
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  5. Dear Nursing Students/Orientees: A Love Note from the Preceptor from Hell
    aaaa aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Dear Nursing Students/Orientees: A Love Note from the Preceptor from Hell
    I pray that one day your preceptee becomes your charge nurse or manager. I pray your colleagues have the guts to report your abusive behavior to your current manager. But most of all I pray you give...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Visitor Etiquette
    How sad the question even had to be asked. We really are losing our minds, to say nothing of our hearts.
    Feb 15, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. North 14 - The room where the patient died.
    you have a nice way with words, and a great....imagination!!!;):yeah:!!!!!
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Fictional vital sign charting
    you sound like a very conscientious CNA. Keep up the good work!
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Could I be the only reformed misfit in nursing school?
    Much of what you posted about yourself applied to me....30 years ago! I went to nursing school despite the naysayers and have been a critical care nurse for over 25 years. You sound smart and strong...
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Grace and Love
    a lovely relating of a difficult situation...thank you for being there for 'Grace"...
    Jun 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Preceptor bases care on moral judgements of patients.  HELP!!!
    You will become no more ethical as a nurse than you are right now as a student. The right thing to do is report it up the chain of command, starting with your nurse instructor. I am so sorry you are...
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Reclaiming our Profession
    "As with nursing and law enforcement and fire service, the military is simply a job with a defined set of responsibilities. None of these vocations are callings and doing them does not a hero make."...
    Mar 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Reclaiming our Profession
    sexual harrassment, imho....(referring to the poster who's administrator plays suggestive music in one to one meetings and turns it up at the chorus)
    Mar 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. No jobs or nursing shortage-- Nursing isn't in demand!
    Like natural selection, it seems like the current hard times are winnowing out those unsuitable for this profession. I for one am glad of it!
    Feb 3, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. Stay well and don't get sick!
    I am so, so sorry! I suggest when you are feeling better you might get a lawyer...this does not sound legal! Regardless, your attitude is inspiring. We will all stand in front of our Creator some...
    Nov 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Helen Mirren says many hookers came from nursing profession
    she's an ignorant idiot. Not gossip...watch the link, she is entirely serious....
    Jun 16, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. When I Was a New Grad . . .
    thanks, Ruby...I laughed until I peed myself! It never hurts to be kind to the young and uninitiated..and they just might turn out to be your boss someday!
    Apr 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Dear future nursing students,
    Even though these colleagues irritate you I like the way you found something positive in most of these situations. That is a gift that will hold you in good stead throughout your career....look for...
    Apr 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Saudi Arabia - Good Idea or Not
    If you could grit your teeth and tolerate being treated as a second class citizen, might be quite and adventure! At least you might get to know women and how they tolerate their centuries old roles,...
    Mar 3, '10
    Forum: World Nursing
  21. Thank You On Behalf Of The General Public
    Thank you. Means more to me than I can say.
    Mar 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. To flush or not to flush...advice please.
    always flush! Always!
    Mar 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Possible ethical question about Clinical experience...
    I am appalled that any health care professional is casually/constantly texting during work hours. That is a personal activity that should be done on an employees own time. If something is occurring...
    Mar 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Pandemic seems to be leveling off, expert says
    Widespread here in the Northwest, very sick patients in the ICU, ERs are full. 5 out of 6 members of my immediate family have been very sick these last 2 weeks, most of it respiratory. My mother in...
    Nov 12, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. er visitors...a funny
    In our ICU...24/7 (cots, recliners and all). Minimal restrictions. And they are with us a lot longer than they are in the ED. That might be why they actually come across as human beings instead of...
    May 13, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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