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  1. Co-complainers. Is anything good enough?
    not ALL CNAs are lazy but the ones that are make others paint us ALL with the same brush....I have been called the nurse sitting at the desk on facebook while chatting with the unit...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Do you stand up for yourself to patients?
    one of the many reasons i no longer have any desire whatsoever to continue in the nursing profession....the "customer" is NOT always right and since when did healthcare become customer service...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. CNA Question
    took my CNA training through osu...didn't cost me a thing but after i got my license i had to commit to 12 months out of the next 24 in a long term care facility...i'm gonna have to work while i'm in...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. RSU Nursing
    deadline for application is February 1
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  5. Be the type of nurse you want to work with
    Wish the nurses at my facility felt this way :(
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Mid-Life Crisis: My Autobiographical Account of My Career as a LPN
    I think i just don't want to grow up
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Today's Dr. Phil shocker: Nursing home abuse
    as a former nursing home aide...we LOVED the kinds of families that were there to provide assistance and comfort to their family member....i had several families that would help not only their loved...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. I am struggling with patient families lately.
    i'm not even a nurse yet and i'm already thinking of leaving healthcare completely!!! Sick of families that think that their loved one is the ONLY patient in the hospital and i had better jump when...
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. My patient called me a "flunkie" today..... -_-
    just don't react...that's what they want!!! I am glad patients can't hear what goes on in the!!!
    Dec 22, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  10. what did you get for Christmas from your employer?
    $300 bonus and a $50 gift card to one of the nicer grocery stores in the area
    Dec 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Working the holidays to get away from family...
    we do a family holiday the saturday before christmas...started that before i went into nursing so that christmas day we can open gifts, stay in our pajamas all day if we want and the kids can play...
    Nov 30, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  12. called in sick, nurse manager calling back (inappropriate tactics?)
    only have a cell and work has its very own ringtone...I decide whether i answer it or not!!
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Is it possible to get the holidays off?
    kids are mostly grown..we usually do a big family gathering the sat before christmas...the hospital where i work is pretty good about alternating holidays...i was scheduled to work thanksgiving last...
    Nov 10, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  14. Sandy Storm whom do I serve?
    no one may say anything about it but you can bet your behind the people you are helping see it and will in turn walk through fire to help YOU when and if they can!!
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. The Disrespect Of Nurses
    This is one of the many reasons that i am rethinking nursing school...have been working on pre reqs one class at a time while working full time and raising two kids for 5 years and now thinking maybe...
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Wrote up a CNA, but I was the one who got the boot!
    i am an aide...worked in ltc for two years....will NEVER do it again!!! Just because of the "politics" involved. As one other person posted...that is what happens when you work in a field that is...
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Are people less likely to congratulate older or younger students for getting into RN?
    I am 39 and just finishing pre reqs for nursing program. As a previous poster said there is a generation where a high school diploma was sufficient to get a good paying job. I use my experience going...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. CNA to RN?
    the med/surg floor i work on actually has student nurses doing clinicals from the school i am attending...All the student nurses and the instructor keep telling me i am ahead of the game because i...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Name Badges Worn Backwards
    i work in a small hospital; we have our first name in larger font and last name right beneath in smaller font. About a year or so ago we had a male pt in his 70's, alert and oriented decide one of...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. CNA to RN?
    As an aide in a hospital i would much rather work with a nurse that has been a CNA before they became an RN. They are much more willing to help rather than walk to the opposite end of the hall to...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Total Disregard for Visiting Hours
    the hospital i work at has ALL private rooms...walked in to one the other day and found not one or two family members but 8....2 sleeping on the couch, 3 sleeping in chairs that had been brought in...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Career Change to RN - TCC or RSU?
    i think they had around 200 applications and accepted 90 for this fall
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  23. phobia of puke
    Every nurse or tech has their "kryptonite" ....those that say they don't are probably fibbing.....does it keep them from doing their job? NOPE that's where the professional part comes in...doesn't...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. How clean is a "bathed" patient?
    The nursing home i used to work at? not a chance in he**!!! the hospital i work at now? my mom had her knee replacement surgery there and will have the other done there as well
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  25. Fall Semester 2012
    only taking one this semester....cellular biology...last pre-req before i can apply to the program AGAIN!!! grrrr....running out of financial aid and patience!!
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student