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    What state should I move to now the Washington State legislature is trying to force me to work seven days a week? (HB 1155)

    Does anybody have any insight into the best states for nurses as far as pay, cost of living, etc?

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    Nurses

    Sen. Maureen Walsh Response to Backlash

    Per my local newspaper (I live in Washington), this is the only thing she had to say about her statement of nurses probably play cards, and is currently her only publicly released statement: “I was ti

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    Nurses

    Family Behavior during a code

    I work as a float RN at an acute rehab hospital. I have worked there for 7 years. Two days ago, I had an elderly patient who had had a stroke. He had multiple co-morbidities. The son was in the room.

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    Nurses
    Senator Maureen Walsh: When Do Nurses Have Time to Play Cards?

    Senator Maureen Walsh: When Do Nurses Have Time to Play Cards?

    Last week Washington State Senator Maureen Walsh made comments that have elicited a strong response from nurses across the country. This article discusses the comments and invites nurses to use it as …

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    Career

    Fiancé considering starting all over to become Pharmacist

    Let me start by saying I’m not a nurse I can only experience what you all go through through the things my Fiancé tells me after work. She comes home and is physically and mentally drained. And the da

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    School

    "Heating Pads"

    Is anyone else a grinch about them? I dont feel like they are truly necessary here 99.9% of the time... I am asked for them about 5 times/day, so I recently started telling people no. I feel its exces

    30 replies
    Nurses
    Senator Walsh Just Doesn't Understand - Nurses always hold a deck of hearts in their hands

    Senator Walsh Just Doesn't Understand - Nurses always hold a deck of hearts in their hands

    Here is a poem that was submitted to allnurses through Facebook by one of our readers in response to Senator Walsh's disrespectful remark about nurses playing cards. With her permission, we will glad…

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    Student Assist

    Delegation patient/staff homework assignment help

    I am in the RN program, and we are working on leadership assignments. I am wondering if anyone could help me answer these questions. I will post below what I have so far & any questions what I am

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  2. Students

    Help- will not finish Hep B immunization before clinicals

    Hey all, I just got admitted to my first choice BSN program as a transfer student and they have given me the option of starting clinicals in the fall semester as long as I take classes there over the

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    School

    Swollen fingers

    I’ve had a TON recently... some happening at home over the weekend and then coming in first thing Monday, others while they are here. I’ve only had one this year that I was pretty sure was broken, but

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    Med-Surg

    Is this enough training for experienced nurse?

    Two weeks of floor training for a nurse with two years of med surg experience. This will be for a med surg floor. I’ve been told it’s busier on this floor but the patient ratio is lower than I’m used

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    Nurses

    What is dinosaur hospital?

    So I was talking to this nurse today and she described canada hospital as dinosaur hospital. Does anyone know what this means? Haha

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    Pre-Nursing

    Need Advice/Motivation

    Hi, everyone, I been using allnurses for awhile, but finally decided to create an account. I recently got 3 rejection letters from programs that I applied to. Theres 2 more programs Im still waiting f

    8 replies
    Nurses

    Flushing tubing after IV ATB administration

    Good early morning Hivemind! We’re working in a new IV ATB policy to avoid under administration during therapy. To those of you who are already at this point, how do you do it in your location? Do you

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    Nurses

    How much have you changed?

    I wish I could understand with more depth the change that has occurred within me, and why. I’ve been a nurse for five years and I am not the same nurse I was when I first hit the floor. I’m not even t

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    School

    School Districts with great parent health resources/links

    Good morning, Are you aware of any school districts that have really great on-line health resources for parents? I am talking about all the school health forms on line, links to school health policies

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