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  1. NNOC/NNU
    If unions offend someone so much, for personal or religious beliefs, i would think that it would also offend you to accept benefits and pay that the union has negotiated. JMHO and my NY $0.02...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  2. Hospitals Firing Seasoned Nurses: Nurses FIGHT Back!
    And unless we pull our heads out of our A$$, you are right, it will happen. Hospitals (and doctors), have been planning for years to de-skill the nursing profession. It seems every year, another,...
    Feb 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. NNOC/NNU
    I have always felt that, if someone does not want to contribute to the organization who is responsible for getting them higher pay, better benefits, job protection, they should just opt out of...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  4. Hospitals Firing Seasoned Nurses: Nurses FIGHT Back!
    ALL new grads, whether BSN, ADN, etc, need a period of time to develop their skill set in the workplace. Nursing is the only group of health care professionals, who expect their newbies to hit the...
    Feb 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. NNOC/NNU
    How do you think mega corporations, big business, get legislation voted to benefit them? They BUY POLITICIANS" VOTES!! That is how. They send lobbyists to meetings, and get togethers where...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  6. I Have The Time and Other Lies
    Everyone is missing the point. The hospital WANTS to have revolving door of nurses. If nurses stay too long at one place, the have figured out and filtered through all of the BS. They can now...
    Feb 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    I would be interested in knowing how many other health care professions, (PT, OT, Pharmacists, SP), believe that vaccines are harmful and not necessary. i have not heard of any. If that is the...
    Feb 13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  8. NYSNA Union
    Really?? NNOC and the California Nurses Association gained patient ratios, so nurses could care for a reasonable number of patients, have achieved pay scales unlike any place else in the US,...
    Feb 7
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    I hope that you never decide to go in the military. You will have sore arms for a month, with all of the vaccines that you will have to get. They will space out the live vaccines, because there are...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  10. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    Thank you. You stated that much nicer than I would have. NYers do have a reputation, don't we. We tell it like it is, and don't beat around the bush. Making you shudder is safer than not...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  11. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    FYI- I did not ridicule or insult anyone. I stated fact. Period. If someone gets their knickers in a wad, because they do not want to listen to logic, than so be it. At least my kids are...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  12. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    Do you vaccinate your pets? If you don't you cannot place your pet in day care, or board them in a facility, because of the danger that other pets will get sick from your un-vaccinated pet. ...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  13. More work, no pay increase..
    Can you start your own practice? That would cut out the middleman. I am really not surprised about this. Doctors do not like the idea of nurses having any autonomy and control over anything to do...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. No 1:1 sitter for fall risk patient
    How about writing a letter to the Senior Partner of the Law Firm who represents the hospital, and informing them of the situation? I am sure that they would be very interested in how the hospital is...
    Jan 23
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. Declined Union Enrollment
    And why is it anyone's business, what groups you choose to affiliate with? JMHO and my NY $0.02 Lindarn, RN, BSN, CCRN,(ret) Somewhere in the PACNW
    Jan 16
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  16. Health Outcomes Improve in States Where Nurse Practitioners Independently Provide Primar
    Notice how no one is suggesting, that the AMA start to open new medical schools on every corner, nor do they advocate lowering the standards for admission, and/or, the State Medical Licensing exam,...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Mean and Ruthless Nurses who are receiving your report
    This type of behavior is typical of an oppressed, powerless, group. They have no power and/or control, cannot effect change or even stand up for themselves to management, for fear of losing their...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. False Documentation
    I would be making a complaint to the Labor Board. But that is just me. JMHO and my NY $0.02 Lindarn, RN, BSN, CCRN (ret) Somewhere in the PACNW
    Jan 9
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  19. ANA Declares 2015 the Year of Ethics
    And as we say in Brooklyn, "the ANA is about as useful as tits on a bull". And Happy New Year to everyone on AllNurses! JMHO and my NY $0.04. Lindarn, RN, BSN, CCRN, (ret) Somewhere in the...
    Jan 1
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Nurses' strike is about preserving San Bernardino County patient care
    Contact the NNOC. They have been a very positive force in No Cal. I know that So Cal. tends to be anti union, but that will not get you anyplace, with the nursing glut that was purposefully...
    Dec 30, '14
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  21. More work, no pay increase..
    This is sort of off the mark, but here it goes. Aren't staff nurses increasingly taking on more work and responsibility, with no increase in pay and/or compensation?? That seems to be the crux...
    Dec 29, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. What can I (we) do? RANT
    Are putting in for overtime when you have to stay to chart? Lindarn, RN, BSN, CCRN (ret) Somewhere in the PACNW
    Dec 22, '14
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. ANA Declares 2015 the Year of Ethics
    If the ANA was even the least bit concerned about ethics, they would grant nursing more autonomy, and insist on enforceable patient ratios. Their concerns are a joke. JMHO and my NY $0.02...
    Dec 21, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Why can't hospitals do better?
    Nursing will never be important until we can charge for our services. As long as our professional services are rolled into the room rate, housekeeping, and the complimentary roll of toilet paper,...
    Dec 21, '14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. What can I (we) do? RANT
    And as we say in Brooklyn, the ANA is about as useful as tits on a bull. JMHO and my NY $0.02 Lindarn, RN, BSN, CCRN (ret) Somewhere in the PACNW
    Dec 21, '14
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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