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  1. University of Illinois files injunction to prevent nurses strike
    I could not get to the article with the link provided so I'm not ware of all the details. Is the judge doing the same to the police or firemen in IL?
    Oct 17, '14
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  2. Dallas Presbyterian Nurse Interview
    Thanks for posting the link. I had not seen this before. Briana is very brave! When CDC and government officials spoke they said the threat to America was low. It sounded like we would never see a...
    Oct 17, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  3. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    I just don't know about the medical coding. So far, I'm staying with it because I have to try something and I don't know what else to do with my nursing education and background.
    Oct 15, '14
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  4. Is it fair for the media to blame the RN in Texas for contracting Ebola?
    I don't recall the name of the nurse interviewed on MSNBC who said there are two levels of PPE. The one used by CDC and one typically used in hospitals. I use PPE in dialysis outpatient, but I don't...
    Oct 14, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  5. Help! Is nursing really for me?
    Case management and administrative jobs in nursing often go to seasoned nurses and it sounds like you have not been in nursing long. How long were you in hospice before you experienced burnt out? I...
    Oct 12, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    Hi. juts visiting this post again. On my way to finding a non nursing career, I decided to pursue an education in medical coding, so I entered a medical certificate program for entry to "medical...
    Oct 12, '14
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  7. No More Overtime!
    There is no way to win. Stay and finish the job and I could get disciplined for overtime. Leave and not complete the compliance documentation and I may get disciplined for incomplete documentation. I...
    Mar 7, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  8. No More Overtime!
    I was informed CMS has cut back on reimbursement for dialysis services and as a result the dialysis monopoly that I work for, will now look at cost to see what they can cut. As an, RN, staffing is...
    Mar 5, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  9. Becoming discouraged about becoming a nurse?
    :roflmao: Why do nurses have such negative attitudes?
    Mar 5, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Documentation, Scapegoating and Fear for Jobs.. The Current Status of Being an RN.
    I agree completely. Some of the checklist for documentation are very long. The checklist used at my place of employment will also prompt nurses to give action plans for resolution of problems...
    Feb 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Top 10 reasons we get fired!-Poor Performance
    Your kidding now:devil: Managers seldom acknowledge poor staffing. It's all about the nurse, poor organization skills, poor time management, inability to multi-task, not using critical thinking...
    Feb 17, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Practicing "nursing" w/o a license...?
    Why would a physician pay a real nurse, when he can hire somebody "off the street" to act in the capacity of one..... This pretty much explains why.
    Feb 16, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Least stressful nursing specialty
    No apology required. I can't imagine a nursing job without high stress. I've read comments throughout the forum that there is stress in non nursing jobs, but I don't think most of the jobs compare...
    Feb 2, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Nine Lives
    Great news. I'm so happy for you :)
    Dec 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Switching Roles?
    Home therapy programs are growing everyday. As a clinical nurse, there is travel and call involved. Also case management, because anything that happens in the home can potentially impact your HOME...
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  16. A Mother Seeking Healthcare Career Advice for High School Junior
    If I could do it over, I would not choose to be a nurse. It all depends on your personality. Is your daughter a people person? It's probably a good idea for her to volunteer at a health care setting...
    Dec 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Fresenius  home peritoneal nurse
    I have worked in most of the dialysis specialties. HOME dialysis means commuting, home visits. Also "on call" that may require some overtime. You should be able to work independently because some...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  18. Top 10 reasons we get fired!
    I was not fired, but I left after "berating" by several managers. Suddenly, after 24 years employment, I was no longer achieving quality outcomes for my department. I trained my replacement, who in...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Nursing specialty that requires minimum patient contact and best hours?
    How many jobs are there like this? It probably depends on location. If your looking for a job like this in some states, you will be unemployed a long time.
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Jobless in the land of Medicine
    I'm so sorry to hear of your situation. After 28 years of experience, one would think there is a place for your in nursing. I know this sounds crazy but my only suggestion would be to take a...
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  21. New Grad who FINALLY has an offer (S)...
    I don't know what is right for you. It all depends on your personality and interest. I have a long career in dialysis. I have worked almost every position in dialysis, chronic, acutes, home dialysis....
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  22. medical error injection
    Could this be a medical assistant without knowledge of the rights of medication administration. In some "doctor's office", the qualifications for administration of medications, is low pay. If so, was...
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. Got an email saying that we are encouraged to have our MSN by 2017
    This is the new trend in healthcare, technicians are hired in cardiac cath., endoscopy, ER... Then there's one overwhelmed RN trying to keep up with the medications and supervision.
    Oct 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  24. Calling In Sick: Dealing With Mental Illness At Work, Part 2
    I'm looking forward to reading the next two articles about mental illness. I too lost my job after about 24 years of employment. I submitted my resignation letter after much criticism and bullying...
    Oct 23, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  25. Calling In Sick: Dealing With Mental Illness At Work, Part 2
    I can understand the need to withhold information about personal medical history and medications from an employer. However, when starting new employment, drug testing is usually routine. Do any of...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities


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