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  1. Why can't hospitals do better?
    Yes, money matters, but it's a complex issue. Do you think more money should be spent on enhancing the food and creating more warmth in the care environment (better furnishings, decor, etc)? Do you...
    Dec 20, '14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Harried doctors hail the rise of the medical scribe
    I was thinking that pay sounded pretty darn high for a job requiring about 100 hours of training. That's not much higher than starting RN pay. In fact, some RNs start lower :( I love the working...
    Oct 18, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. October 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Go get yourself cleaned up immediately! That color is NOT part of the approved dress code.
    Oct 18, '14
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  4. October 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Help! Call a Code Green!
    Oct 18, '14
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  5. October 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    The doctor wanted agressive pulmonary toilet. Too aggressive you think?
    Oct 18, '14
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  6. October 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Which wipes do we use for facial decontamination again? The purple top or the brown?
    Oct 18, '14
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  7. condom catheters
    Yeah, weighing diapers is pretty much a NICU/peds thing. I've never seen it done in adults.
    Sep 27, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. You did not just do that?!
    What is babbling?
    Sep 26, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. New Grad - Need Some Advice
    I feel for you. I have been in a similar situation where I got called by the manager (at home, on my day off), to discuss some horrid behavior of mine that allegedly happened the week prior. I had NO...
    Sep 19, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. A question of ethics
    I agree with all of the PP. Most hospitals I have worked in have had a process in place for patients who want to give a compliment or special recognition to an employee who provides great care and/or...
    Sep 19, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. PTSD as a result of nursing clinicals?
    I don't know whether your symptoms could be called PTSD, but they are defininitely under the anxiety/panic attack umbrella and are severe enough to get in the way of your work and life. I would make...
    Sep 18, '14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. Should high absenteeism be cause to be fired?
    I think it's interesting that peope seem to know when someone is calling in for "BS reasons." How do you know? Do they tell you? Yes, there are some who do advertise their bad intentions to call...
    Sep 17, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. Would you like your job more if you were paid more?
    I do think pay affects my attitude. I am willing to deal with more BS if I know I am being well compensated. That being said, $3-$5 an hour is not enough to tip the scales for me, unless it were part...
    Sep 17, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Going "Above and Beyond" UGH
    Ethics, I agree with you completely. I do not take issue with any other professionals and would not begrudge them their fair compensation. Like you pointed out, the issue is with the systems and how...
    Sep 17, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Going "Above and Beyond" UGH
    Have been perusing the job openings at my facility, and have taken note that 3 positions have STARTING salaries that are $5,000+ more than what I currently make: -Occupational Therapist -Chaplain...
    Sep 16, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. I Lost All Respect For A Colleague Today
    Wow, Ruby. I enjoyed reading that. Just like a Harlequin! I don't blame you for losing respect. Do you know for a fact they are sleeping together? I mean, sharing a chair makes it pretty obvious...
    Sep 16, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. BS to MSN?
    You will not be able to bypass the BSN and go straight to the MSN, even though you have a related BS degree. The nursing world is very particular about the "N" part of their BSN. Unfortunately, BS +...
    Sep 16, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. New virus
    My husband and I both contracted this virus from our 3 year old. The little guy is doing much better than his two parents. For us adults, it has been like a really bad cold that just won't go away....
    Sep 14, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Fake call outs irritate me
    I tend to think the best of people, until given evidence to show otherwise. When someone calls in sick, I assume they are sick. Unfortunately for me, I am very susceptible to minor illness like colds...
    Sep 14, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. What's your Myers-Briggs personality type?
    INTP, Float pool I am extremely introverted, to the point where I have no friends (just acquaintances and people with whom I am friendly). Growing up, having friends felt like a requirement, and I...
    Sep 13, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Yay!! I get the poop magnet award!! Who else is so fortunate?!
    PMFB-RN, I was thinking of your avatar the whole time reading this thread, and I was wondering if you would chime in!
    Sep 13, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Could this be construed as "abuse"?
    Does she have stable BP or does she have problems with hypertension or hypotension? Is she on BP meds? If her BP is normal and she is on no meds, maybe you can tell the doctor and get an order to...
    Sep 13, '14
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. Voluntary Euthanasia
    I hate the waste and suffering that occurs with futile care at the end of life. However, I think much of that could be avoided if the public were more educated on end of life decision making and...
    Sep 13, '14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. Do you have (or are you) a bully queen of the ICU?
    "She's loud and outspoken. Markedly unattractive and overweight, in her mid 40s, she describes herself as having been in the ICU "forever." She's large and in charge, and everyone knows better than...
    Sep 8, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Float Pool Vent
    I don't think OP is asking for harder assignments necessarily. It's about being automatically dismissed as being competent to take care of sick patients, just because you are a floater. Less sick...
    Sep 8, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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