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  1. yelled at by doctor at another patient  bedside
    Surely you mean incompetent? ;) Pretty funny! Next time, don't apologize for yourself when you've done nothing wrong. The dr was completely out of line and made himself look like a complete...
    Jan 23, '15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. New RN...Am I being under paid???
    I live in western NY and it's $28-$29/hour for new grads where I work.
    Jan 9, '15
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. January 2015 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Wanna pick up tonight or tomorrow? No bonus though.
    Jan 4, '15
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  4. How do I explain to my snobby family why nurses are important and worthy of respect?
    I love this!!
    Dec 15, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Ebola Nursing Survey:  to Quarantine or Not to Quarantine
    As long as she continued to be a asymptomatic she'd be welcome to come stay with me.
    Nov 1, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  6. Ebola Nursing Survey:  to Quarantine or Not to Quarantine
    THIS!! Notice this is a nurse. Not a doctor (or man!). There is a dr in my area who made news because he's going right back to work after being in Sierra Leone. Why isn't the media following...
    Oct 31, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  7. Ebola Nursing Survey:  to Quarantine or Not to Quarantine
    IDK where you live but I live in NY and I assume weather conditions are similar in NJ. If you want to live outdoors in a tent without heat (when it's been in the 40s and 50s with rain) and no...
    Oct 31, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  8. Everything is our responsibility. Rant.
    My favorite so far on my new(isn) floor is when an intern came walking out of the physician's office (a little room behind the nurses' station) and wanted to know why the floor in there was so dirty....
    Apr 2, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. I never, ever went to ER when I was a kid
    I've been to the ER twice. Once for stitches when I fell on my face ice skating and the second time when I had appendicitis. My brothers went a few times each but they played hockey and football. ...
    Jan 24, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Do I have what it takes to become a CRNA?
    Keep those grades up! UB is a good school and the nursing program is very competitive. Keep in mind, the economy hit nursing too and you might not get ICU or even a hospital job right away. I had...
    Dec 4, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  11. Cops and Nurses
    I have been pulled over twice in scrubs (in 12 years…give me a break :wavey:) and both times I was allowed to go. I got a speeding ticket when I was 16….that's it. And I'm polite when they pull me...
    Dec 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Is this common with teaching hospitals?
    You can always ask who they are. If someone is rude, make a complaint along with their name and who they work for. In the hospital I work at, every new admission is given a small packet explaining...
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Nurse or ninja?
    I have my job listing on my FB page as registered ninja.
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Why did you decide to be a nurse?
    I went to college straight out of high school to be an elementary school teacher. I was not mature enough for school and never went to class, so I dropped out with a D average. I went to work as a...
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Going for a Bachelor's in something besides nursing
    Hello! Just a disclaimer, I am not looking to start a BSN vs ASN argument. Ok I have an ASN in nursing. I have been a practicing RN for 3 years and was an LPN for 6 years before that. I decided...
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. The Hunger Games
    I've never heard of Qsymia. I will have to look it up. I was on Paxil for a year and a half. What a nightmare! Not only did it take me 6 months to wean myself off it when I started feeling...
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. Is nursing really that bad of a career choice?
    I second the person who said try to work as a CNA first. I recommend that to everyone.
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. A personal brag
    You rule!!!!! :)
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Are nurses allowed to have facial piercings?
    I'm laughing at this because ill be trying out for roller derby in a few months but I don't consider myself wild and crazy lol. But yes, all jewelry will be removed before playing roller derby lol.
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Are nurses allowed to have facial piercings?
    In school I had to take all of my ear piercings out. At work I can wear whatever I want and the only thing anyone cares about is that I can do my job safely. Since I work with kids I wear minimal...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Is this a violation?
    My profile doesn't even say I'm a nurse so I'm good in the department. Thanks.
    Sep 21, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  22. Is this a violation?
    Nothing signed. Just the mom mentioned having a Facebook page for the kid so I checked it out.
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  23. Is this a violation?
    I haven't seen this addressed anywhere and I'm curious. I started working in a Children's Hospital a few months ago. I knew before working there that a lot of the time people have benefits for long...
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  24. Males in Pediatrics :) Thoughts?
    Hey! I am a female nurse but I just started peds nursing a few months ago and I LOVE it. I work at a Children's Hospital. There are tons of guys who work here. The job outlook is tough even...
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  25. Does Nursing School=No Life Literally?
    During LPN I only worked 2 days a week and went to school 40 hours a week. I didn't find it that bad. I was just broke all the time. RN school though.....I went to school full time and worked full...
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student