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  1. U.S. Senators Reach Deal on Veterans' Healthcare
    and with this stroke of a pen, doctors and nurses will appear and fix decades worth of bad management and hiring practices.
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Drug Seekers
    Ever have a patient start flooding the sinks in the ED because dilaudid is not prescribed... other great responses I'm not an alcoholic but someone has been spiking my gatorade with vodka ...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Vulnerable Populations....   5/19
    Well that was over quickly... really not much to it.. if you didn't get an A or B in that class.. you probably didn't try.. the quizzes were based on the text right before the quiz.. the...
    Jun 16
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing Degrees
  4. mens shoes in nursing
    I use K-Swiss Tubes.... and not because they made the most awesome commercial for it... but it does help to be the MFCEO of the nursing floor...
    Jun 5
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  5. Nursing Research online starting 5/19
    Here's how it works. You're going to go through this critique of her preselected paper. Each week. At the end. You are going to redo every question every group member did with every ounce of...
    May 22
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing Degrees
  6. How can I tell if I'm cut out for night shift
    I worked a couple of months of night shift and I'll work some occasional shifts but I knew night shift wasn't for me when my 3 year old would see me getting dressed in scrubs and get frustrated while...
    May 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. San Francisco general RNs testifying about appalling staffing in their level 1 trauma
    What I find bizarre is that a Nurse must go before a health committee full of people who do not live on the front lines nor have direct involvement to air staffing issues. At our hospital, we have a...
    May 19
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Vulnerable Populations....   5/19
    Anyone in this class? I'm getting that excited feeling as I run out of classes to take. Any one with experience want to give me tips for what to expect? Weeks that will kill me? Looking like a...
    May 18
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing Degrees
  9. Nursing Research online starting 5/19
    nursing research was a crap storm masked as a chinese fire drill. We got a B in it. I walked out of that final paper grade going ZOMG.. I can't believe we pulled that off. on day 1. our group...
    May 18
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing Degrees
  10. men's scrubs
    I'm 6'8" and the aviators fit me great... I get them custom length and custom pants..
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. Yo night nurses
    Yeah begin to rotate your sleep schedule the night before... and if you've got kids/fam, you'll need to rotate it back. So if I were you, clump your schedule into 3 in a row.
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Carharrt Scrubs!
    I wear my carharrt camo jacket hunting. It's the best thing out there. So warm and after 4 seasons still looks new. I'm definitely down on their scrubs.
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  13. Cost of New Grads? Dont understand!
    This is the difference between the legal terms of "internship". An intern is not actually supposed to complete any work solo. Much like a student. It would be a violation of labor laws if an...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. Nurses at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen Texas
    As someone who likes to see how the unions work in a public environment, I find it hard to believe that, if unions wish to keep prospering, they expect workers to vote for them then wait years for...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  15. What's a fair salary?
    When searching to get into the informatics field of nursing, I see alot of people go through the EMR trainer specialist/tech support position. Finding what is a proper pay for that position is...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  16. Would you be scared of 6 foot 3 male nurse.
    Yeah I'm 6'8" 300+ line backer size. Patients have never been scared even on my OB rotation in school, and my obese patients like it. No 5'3" girl is going to scoot their oversized rear off the...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  17. Another Texas Hospital Goes Union
    Do you feel that the hospital was better off with the union? Short of the whole "rah rah" promotion aspect, did they actually improve working conditions at all? Were better managers hired and the...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  18. A "dating female students in your class" post
    "disregard women. acquire currency." that will be the best advice ever given in this thread. you're there for studies, not random hookups. the instance you take your eye off the prize and...
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  19. Being late to work...
    A real manager will recognize "chronic lateness" with a different name. Time theif. A time thief knows that at 7:07 and 30 seconds, the clocking in system will report her back at "on time 7:00" ...
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Collective Bargaining..
    showing only one side of the two sided sword of unions is a little meh. there is also an inability for hospitals to deal with staff that should be let go. that better pay is tempered with union...
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Do I have to go back tonight?
    I've noticed that to in my patients, if they are short, 300lbs and "stacked" (I believe that is the term they use). They complain that it feels like there's a weight on their chest and it's hard for...
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. The "Why don't you go to Med School" Question
    I've contemplated this question and my initial thought entering medicine was to go the doctor route. Being in the south, they still hire ADN's down here so I figured I would learn more in the 2...
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  23. What is the first thing you are going to buy once you are a nurse?
    2008 Suzuki B-King with ABS and hard saddle bags.. oh and silver! That or a BMW K1300 S... In blue.. tough call between the two...
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  24. Ages of male nursing students?
    32 year old when I graduate. Fit enough to work the 20 somethings into the ground.
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  25. Male nurse working with female patients.
    Most of the elderly women in florida have been very open. I have not had one that has said "no". I always ask "Are you comfortable with me performing this?" and I'm professional 100% of the time. ...
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student


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