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  1. News Flash Everybody Farts!
    I work in the ICU. The patients rooms are where one goes to fart.
    Feb 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. 5 Ways Night Shifters Can Sleep Better Now!
    Anticholinergics like benadryl are implicated in dementia.
    Feb 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. BKAT-Critical Care
    My facility has instituted this test. I emailed with the developer of the test in order to request study materials, (something like the test plan for the CCRN) and received this reply: "If you are...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  4. Is nursing school REALLY that hard?
    Nope. Tedious, not hard
    Jan 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Being forced to stay at work. (West Virginia)
    Our profession does not justify our abuse. No-one, ever has the right to detain me without compensation. And me and my family come first, before the hospital or anyone in it.
    Jan 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nurses Notes: Guidelines On What Not To Chart
    I have also witnessed this. At this time, I was working in a very unhealthy work environment and didn't know it, so I said nothing. I really feel this issue needs to be addressed, however. It is a...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. How To Become A Highly Effective Nurse
    I saw this while on break last night and did not have the time to articulate a fair response. I do not want to come off as disrespectful, but something about this really rubbed me the wrong way. The...
    Jan 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Still unemployed; Why am I not getting calls for interviews?
    Come to California. Lots of places hiring
    Jan 13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. Why are nurses so backbiting?
    Been there. I didnt get a chance to run.
    Jan 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Ethics: Brain bleed sign out AMA
    Gotta keep grandma alive so those social security checks don't stop. In my area we also get a lot of IHSS "caregivers" who have never worked a day in their lives, and get paid to mooch off grandma in...
    Jan 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Ethics: Brain bleed sign out AMA
    You do realize that 87 is a perfectly acceptable age to die right? People aren't supposed to live forever.
    Jan 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Denying death as a society
    Ain't the Way to Die
    Jan 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Too many cancelled shifts
    I know a pretty decent agency in California if you want to pm me
    Dec 31, '15
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. Patient Nurse Ratio
    Do something about it RATIOS: Implementation | National Nurses United
    Dec 29, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Really, is this real?!?!
    First of all, after reading the entire thread, I can say with some confidence that you are being hazed. From what I understand this is relatively common in nursing (it is where the nurses eat their...
    Oct 21, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Inland Empire
    The IE is pretty big, so it's hard to give specific advice. Corona has a hospital, and is a short commute to Orange County hospitals. The best pay is St. Bernadine's, Riverside Community, Desert...
    Oct 1, '15
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. An open letter to the #NursesUnite movement
    RATIOS: Implementation | National Nurses United
    Sep 23, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. The role of CNMs in abortion care
    I was looking at the post master's DNP and it does not seem like it is offered at that level either...
    Sep 14, '15
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  19. The role of CNMs in abortion care
    I would also like to be an abortion provider. After reading the responses on this thread, I think it would be more appropriate for me to go for a DNP women's health or family practice instead of the...
    Sep 14, '15
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  20. The role of CNMs in abortion care
    I am interested in receiving appropriate training and would consider A DNP/CNM pathway if I were able to provide full abortion services.
    Sep 14, '15
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  21. The Controversy: Mandatory Flu Vaccines
    Are you even a medical professional? The amount of nonsense you have posted here leads me to believe you never graduated high school let alone a university.
    Aug 29, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. The Controversy: Mandatory Flu Vaccines
    1)__ Do you take the flu vaccine yearly? If you do not, what is the reason you do not participate (if you don’t mind answering this question)? I get the yearly flu vaccine offered by my employer...
    Aug 29, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Is the RN--->BSN push a clever way to get older nurses out of the way
    Good lord what an obnoxious comment. You do realize people cannot take care of others without taking care of themselves first, right?
    Aug 25, '15
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Is the RN--->BSN push a clever way to get older nurses out of the way
    Sorry in advance but my first reaction to this was what kind of BS ADN program did you attend? I went to a community college and the curriculum included theory, research, and community/public health....
    Aug 25, '15
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. Other departments trying to skip on work with RN's "blessing", aka lazy people wanting som
    We are not supposed to use PICCS for line draws for multiple reasons, but the biggest one is CLABSI. PICC lines are supposed to be closed systems. Only accessed if absolutely necessary.
    Aug 15, '15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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