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  1. Is this typical of a nursing school? Arbitrary failings, and discrimination
    OP said he had problems with the instructor from day one. it's in the original post.. Now, politics.. yes, it is VERY important in this day and age. "Politics" has gotten many nurses disciplined...
    Feb 14, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Remembering the Nurse-Patient Relationship
    That nail has been hit squarely on the head... Well-written, indeed.
    Jan 26, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. Surveyor: The First Week
    Good for you.. I am sending lots of well-wishes and good thoughts to you... And, they are lucky to have you.. Hugs..
    Jan 11, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Christmas at the nursing home
    Perhaps the fact that you were working there had something to do with it.. Judging from your posts, you are very, very good at what you do, and encourage others to be the same.
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Christmas at the nursing home
    Every nursing home should have a DON like you.. It would be a far better world.. I think you are one of the heroes of LTC.. Merry Christmas to you, this year and every year.
    Dec 25, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. A nursing student picked up an NCLEX study guide and found...
    That was a wonderful random act of kindness.. Love it...
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Dream is to relocate to Gadsden/Glencoe area, looking to make a few friends first.
    Our dream is to move south, away from the Chicago area, and after much searching, have decided that Alabama, in the northeastern part, is where we would like to be. I am retiring from nursing, and...
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  8. Never before have I been so disrespected by co-workers in the workplace
    I liked "paleontologist," myself.. We do care for some dinosaurs on occasion.. As a matter of fact, I happen to be a dinosaur.. LOL
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Registered Nurse #2 on US News' "100 Best Jobs of 2013"
    Hmm... Who ARE these people?? Right now, I feel like telling folks to run away fast, and not even think about nursing.. Sorry... I know there are good places and good people, but I feel like...
    Aug 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Protecting Skin Grafts
    perhaps putting duoderm type stuff around the area, then use Montgomery straps to secure the dressings.. Old fashioned, I know, but then you are not ripping skin off every time you change the...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  11. Transplant Thanksgiving
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Its official! I am leaving nursing.........
    This.. exactly.. I have been sitting here reading the posts, and it seems that I am not so alone, after all.. I just need to keep duct tape on my mouth.. there is so much WRONG with trying to be a...
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Cruel Summer
    I am so sorry.. I love everything you write.. and I feel I am there with you.. sending prayers..
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. No Barriers
    Great story.. the problem that I am finding is that actually taking the time to connect with the patient is not quantifiable, and therefore, not cost-effective. It seems that there is not even the...
    Jul 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Rehab needs to get a clue
    This. Med pass should not be interrupted.. I work in a snf/rehab, and am a rehab nurse.. I know the game, and play accordingly. I get last med times from report, know when they are due, and give...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Fired After Fifty: Redux
    I wish you well, Viva.. I was fired at 61.. it's really scary to think about all the bills, especially when the DH is working sporadically.. However, I lucked into a job in sub-acute. Boss is very...
    May 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  17. When did nursing caps go extinct in the wild?
    mine wouldn't stay on my head.. no matter what I did..
    May 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. post conference
    Perhaps have a "real nurse" come and speak to the class.. I used to do this for the clinical instructors, just have a chat with the group, provide them with some confidence, encouragement, and humor....
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  19. rant
    He should be running your bath, making your dinner, and giving you full body massages.. that's all... geez..
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Correct me if I'm wrong
    There are slings in which the patient remains recumbent, you log roll them on to the sling.
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  21. Understanding Nurse Liability report
    Very thought-provoking article. Thank you..
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Patient Picking at clothing/bed linens
    I've seen it with patients with low sodium levels..
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Dear Nursing Students/Orientees: A Love Note from the Preceptor from Hell
    Wow... just, Wow.. Very well written.. and very true, and very needed..
    Dec 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. New Nurse Anxiety
    You are a new nurse. It takes time to develop confidence in your skills. It also takes time to learn time management. As far as med errors, always do your checks, and don't rush with med...
    Nov 24, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. I flunked out of clinical today..
    Bless your heart.. that is so tough to hear.. Nursing school is hard. As far as watches go, when I started nursing school 22 years ago, I was so afraid of that very thing, I bought a water-resistant...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student