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  1. Death is a journey
    That was a beautiful article Jade...I have not been on these boards for quite a while and this was so timely for me....I am headed into Hospice Nursing PT to compliment my Skilled Rehab career...I...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  2. March 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I am sorry Mr. Wood...that wasn't a Tylenol, that indeed was a Viagra....
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  3. Win CASH! 12th Nursing Caption Contest - $100
    Famous last words..."I can assure that there is absolutely no chance that your people will wiped-out by Small Pox, it's all good...."
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  4. What Makes a Great Nurse
    what a great article....I couldn't agree more....I am a fairly recent grad myself, a male and a tad older than my fellow peers when I started Nursing....I was so grade driven in Nursing School, and...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  5. starting a nursing career in late 30's
    I was the young age of 41 when I became a decision I ever made....wanted to do it when I had the chance when I attended college the first time around, but let the percieved "stigma" of...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Where does one find a job in addictions nursing?
    Corrections Nursing....sadly at least 85% of the inmates I care for have some kind of substance/mental health issues and or is a great way to learn how to Tx these issues and develop...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  7. Time Off to Vote
    early voting is available just about need for time off....
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Do you have a set schedule?
    Monday-Wednesday this schedule, and at least for now it is set in stone, well I hope lol....
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Susan G. Komen Refuses Donation
    never mind that they offer much needed health care and education for those who cannot aford it, never mind that they aid in stopping the epidemic of STD's, never mind that they care for those that...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Susan G. Komen Refuses Donation
    I couldn't agree more....the timing of the OP's post is kinda perfect to me...I have been feeling for a while that enough is enough with this mass marketing juggernaut called "Komen"...seriously, I...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Susan G. Komen Refuses Donation
    take the damn money!....The Komen Foundation is becoming a political force as each year goes by, and I too have issue with the stance on Planned Parenthood....seriously, focus on your cause and leave...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. You're going to think I'm nuts
    I loved my time in Nursing School, so I get what you are saying....but you know what is even better?, being a nurse afterwards....I love my job, and all the learning that comes with it....enjoy!
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Develop a Thick Skin - How?
    What a timely posting OP....I feel you, I really do....I too am that same gentle soul, well mannered and respectful of my fellow nurses....well everyone I come in contact with to be honest...when I...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Sexual harrassment?
    I get what you are saying, and you are actually "by the book" correct....but, as nurses we should be able to read into situations and use our good nurses gut/judgement....doesn't mean she should have...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Sexual harrassment?
    I have to agree...being the only male nurse on my team I too listen to my peers talk, at length about the men in there lives....and everything that goes a way I feel happy that they feel...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Coffee is my medicine
    coffee is wonderful for my mind and soul when 0300 rolls around....just enough to keep me sharp and fueled for my shift "homestretch"....all in all I drink about six cups per day....
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  17. My New-Found Love For Nursing
    (shhhhh....I'm a boy....:) )
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  18. 10th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    "so , how would you describe the color and amount of your sinus drainage?"......
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  19. My New-Found Love For Nursing
    I love your story....I too am an LPN on my way to BSN, and I love my nursing life right now....While I was in my LPN program I would constantly be looking for avenues for my career that would allow...
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  20. Anyone else have a problem with this ad?
    that is the very reason I became a nurse in the first, slutty nurses....:roflmao:
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. "You look tired"
    oh yeah...I get it, I am writing this (while feeling extremely exhausted, and grumpy)....I normally work 3-12's in a row, with an occasional "bonus" shift at time and a half....wondering if that...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  22. Mistakes... Feel like there is no coming back from it
    That is some of the best advice I have heard here on AN, so very true....
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Mistakes... Feel like there is no coming back from it
    you can feel very lonely when you make mistakes, lonely and foolish....I know first hand, as do many other nurses....I made my first big mistake a little over a month in to my first job, just after...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. LVNs say they are equal to true is this? much more schooling...
    lol...seriously I am offended that it was can come on and stir up craziness, day after day and for what? stroke a fragile ego?....OMG!....whatever, I will just turn my attention...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. I Just Love the LPN v. RN Debates....yea!....
    because I love having my head banged against the after day....actually, I was expecting this response....I did so because no one to date has simply called these themes what they are,...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion