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  1. Joint Comission Standard:  Disaster Training - ICS & NIMS
    Hi everyone, I recently went through a corporate survey and one of the corrective action plans had to do with documentation of who all has had disaster training specifically NIMS & ICS. The...
    Sep 16, '09
    Forum: Quality Improvement
  2. Why do managers succumb to butt-kissing??
    I feel for you - unfortunately - I have seen this at all levels in the hospital. Staff nurses with their manager and now in a management role where someone who was hired into a management role...
    Mar 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Need Honest Opinion -- Would You Recommend Nursing?
    No, I wouldn't do it. I have my BSN and an MBA - Even with this in hand - the pay and abuse is not worth it!!! If you can run - do it! There is a reason why the nursing positions are many -...
    Feb 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Can't Stand It! A Rant About Floating
    No it isn't right - however, I need to comment because I have seen this in the opposite direction in a small hospital where Med Surg nurses were expected to take on patients in OB - even in L&D and...
    Feb 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Learning the Regulations - What's the Best Way to Learn Them?
    Dear SMC, Thank-you so much for sharing. If I can return the favor I will - Just let me know. I have looked up this book and it looks like a great place to start. I agree with the policy...
    Feb 8, '09
    Forum: Quality Improvement
  6. Learning the Regulations - What's the Best Way to Learn Them?
    Hi, I know that if a facility does not have quality they are facing risk issues and I am trying my best to connect the dots. I really need a mentor and it has been difficult to find at the place...
    Feb 7, '09
    Forum: Quality Improvement
  7. Question: Risk Manager Job Duties - This is my new job
    Hi I know that this is the quality forum, however there isn't anything for "risk management". It seems to me that quality and risk are very closely related. Anyways, I just want to know if...
    May 3, '08
    Forum: Quality Improvement
  8. Managers - aren't they supposed to manage? VENT
    Yes, they are suppose to manage..... I too am a manager and ignoring staff is not something you want to do!!! She really does need to address any staffing issues and if you are constantly...
    Apr 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Applying for Risk Mgt Position - Any Advice?
    Thank-you classicdame for responding. I will be interviewing for this position tommorrow. GULP! Please everyone feel free to give your :twocents: on what this position entails. I am...
    Apr 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Applying for Risk Mgt Position - Any Advice?
    Hi, I will be applying for a Risk Management position in a fairly large hospital near where I work. I have 14 years nursing experience with Tele, ER / Trauma, UR and almost a year of management...
    Apr 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Troubles as a new manager
    Everything stated above is sooooo true!!! I made an unfortunate mistake of trusting my day charge nurse because I absolutely, positively had nobody to go to in order to vent. My DON was "too busy"...
    Apr 10, '08
    Forum: Nurse Management
  12. I Made a Mistake
    I already feel so supported here - I mean, just with the responses thus far. I keep asking myself a lot of the same questions. Why did I go for the masters degree? Well, to be honest, - I would...
    Aug 27, '07
    Forum: Nurse Management
  13. I Made a Mistake
    Hi, I'm new to this site - please bear with me. Anyways, I have just accepted a new management position on a medical surgical unit. I was hired from the outside. I'm a BSN & MBA and started...
    Aug 23, '07
    Forum: Nurse Management