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  1. Don't Be Angry - Part II
    Neither thread insulted me in any way. In fact it has made think of the times I have driven home from work upset and physically exhausted, for less than twenty dollars a hour. My pay has increased...
    Apr 20, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Is nursing really worth it??
    I have been a nurse for over twenty years and do not regret it. I wished one of our children had gone into nursing, but alas none did. I would recommend it to anyone there are so many ways one can...
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. A sure sign of the apocalypse - 6 Teens Charged in Nursing Home Abuse
    This is so upsetting, I am still crying. These girls need PRISON time and registered as sex offenders for the rest of their life. I want to know WHERE ARE THE PARENTS!!! I would be livid with my...
    Dec 10, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. A Poll of actual RN wages in the U. S. for nurses working directly at the bedside
    I have 25 years plus and only now make over 30.00 an hour. I work in AL but not all of our state has the same wages. I do know that all nurses at my hopital make over 55,000 per year, even new...
    Aug 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Anyone Else Experience Mobbing?
    Yes, I too have experienced mobbing; even though I did not know the word existed. It was five years ago I needed a change from nights after 9 1/2 years I was exhausted. I would at a great hospital...
    Nov 13, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nurses urge TV dramas: Get real - Newark Star Ledger
    In all my 20 or so years in nursing I have never seen a doctor do any thing other than procedures they do or listen to a patient's chest. Unbelievable. I would love a drama about us, but I wonder if...
    Jan 12, '07
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. "Older" nurses and 12 hour shifts
    I have worked twelve hour shifts since our hopitals changed in the eighties. I like twelve hours with self scheduling compared to eight hours. I will admit I am tired more often than when I was in my...
    Oct 26, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. My Father passed away yesterday!!!!!
    Nony, I amso sorry for your loss. :icon_hug: I lost my dad when I was six, and then my mother when I was 26. She died during my last semester of LPN school. When I graduated, my inlaws left a chair...
    May 30, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. NAI descent: Roll Call
    My father was 1/4 Cherokee and my mother's father was 1/2 Cherokee. My mother's uncle and wife lived on a reservation in North Carolina. I am proud to be Indian.
    May 15, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What is your hospital doing for nurse's week?
    We are getting a pepermint, yeah. We even got a memo for the peppermint. Lovely!:eek:
    May 8, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. The 1st Time You Cried on the Job
    The first of many cries happened about a year after I graduated. I was pregnant with my second child (who is now seventeen). I was pulled to the PICU to help with a "harvest" (organ donation). ...
    May 7, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Rn
    Welcome, you will love this site. The different states have forums. Good luck!:balloons:
    May 7, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  13. Hello all.
    Welcome, you will love this site.:welcome:
    May 5, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  14. ello!
    Hi, welcome! You will love this site!:welcome:
    May 5, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  15. Neuro--tell me why you do/don't like it!!
    For me neuro has so many questionable outcomes, any disease process can, but when the pupils change damage is done. I work in a 900 bed level 1 trauma hospital in a 18 bed neuro-intensive care unit....
    Apr 28, '06
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  16. Domestic Violence Survivor.
    I am a survivor of abuse. You did the right thing to leave, you did not DESERVE to be treated as you were. I agree to seeking therapy. I did me a lot of good. Keep your self safe, my ex decided to...
    Apr 3, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Anyone CCRN?
    I took the test about 3 years ago, and passed. A very hard test. I studied about a year, using Laura Gasparis cassettes, review courses, and "pass ccrn". I have some Nancy Townsend also. Study all...
    Apr 2, '06
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  18. showcased in OJIN article - Must Read!
    :biggringi :balloons: Congratulations Brian, a great article about the best online site, and thank you. I am glad this site is getting recognition it deserves. I found by accident, and...
    Apr 2, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Getting Started on
    The video was very informative. I have found this forum user friendly. Thank you.:)
    Mar 21, '06
    Forum: How To Use Site
  20. "Part" Indian?
    My family ancestory is Indian and I am very proud of it. You made an awesome contribution that makes people aware. nan
    Mar 9, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Hi
    Welcome, you will love it here! It is a GREAT forum! WELCOME, nan:balloons:
    Feb 20, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  22. I'm happy to report...........
    Yea! Marla, I am so glad for you. I have had one of those lifesapping jobs before, too. I am so glad you got away from that. HOORAY!!!!! Good luck!:icon_hug: nan
    Feb 18, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. A Dangerous Scam!!
    I cannot believe that someone can feel that way about vaccinations. My husband who is 53 and myself keep up with our tetanus vaccines. I have seen tetanus and do not wish to again. The reason we...
    Feb 17, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What Makes Nursing Beautiful???
    For me the care of all aspects of patients needs. We have patients in our neuro unit that are not ever supposed to make it. But they come back to say thank you, maybe walking or in a wheel chair....
    Feb 11, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. RN as a pharmaceutical rep?
    I have many friends that are pharmaecutical reps. They all have a BSN and also got recommendations. My husband is a pharmacist and helped, one guy that was a mutual friend work for Phifzer. It can...
    Jan 26, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion