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Michigan hospital sued after honoring woman's request for "white nurse only"

3rd Michigan hospital faces suit alleging it honored patient request for care only by white nurses

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How to Identify and Respond to Bullying and Incivility
Students
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How to Identify and Respond to Bullying and Incivility

Workplace bullying is often described as aggressive behaviors that may include: alienating, intimating, public humiliation or sabotaging, and are usually perpetrated by someone in a higher level of...

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HESI A2: My Experience and How to Successfully Pass the Exam
HESI
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HESI A2: My Experience and How to Successfully Pass the Exam

This article shares my experience taking the HESI A2 exam, and how I passed. In this article, I talk about each section that was on the test and how I felt about each one. I also included study...

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Nurses
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Lazy co-workers

I have yet to understand why a person would come to work and not finish their assigned tasks or roles within a work place environment. I have tried to justify their actions in my mind like "maybe...

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Nurses
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Horrifying medical quack info on the Internet

Because an Allnurse posted about medical bloopers on the movie Meg..."the patients gases were dropping"...."what all of them?" the poster responded. I got to thinking about ABG's. I've been...

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Nurses
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Naser001

Bathing and Showering Systems in Hospitals

Hi, I am conducting a study to understand the current hygiene scenario in US hospitals and nursing homes. My current focus is on bathing and showering systems installed in the facility. Could you...

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Operating Room
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Weekend Work

Hi y'all! Quick question, I feel like a lot of people enter the OR to work "business hours" (or something close to that) shifts. I actually went into nursing to avoid the whole 9-5pm thing (of...

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Nurses
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Bullied psych nurse commits suicide

A very sad story of a psych nurse who was bullied at work and hung herself. NHS nurse hanged herself after being 'bullied at work' | Daily Mail Online

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Union
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Strike Nurse Practitioners?

Hello all, I've been doing some research on strike nursing and it seemed very interesting to me. One youtuber stated she made $16000 in two days; I went from there :laugh: . Then I thought...

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LPN/LVN
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LPN SALARY

Lpn salary in new york 2018?

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"You're the Best Doctor."
Nurses
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RobbiRN

"You're the Best Doctor."

I don’t know what causes patients to fall back to the doctor title when expressing their appreciation at the end. Maybe it’s because they are subconsciously elevating us to what they perceive to be...

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Students
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Failed Accelerated BSN program

Hello group, So I have failed an accelerated nursing program (crying), I am very upset and feeling down. Feels like my dream of being an nurse has fallen apart. My school has offered me to switch...

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Nurses
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Order of Draw for Labs - Concerns / Looking for Your Opinion / Expertise

Hi all, I'm an NTC in training and have experience in Integrative Oncology (but am not a nurse or phlebotomist) - and am still learning the ropes, especially when it comes to labs and proper...

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Nurses
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New Graduate Nurse getting job at nursing home? Big mistake or?

Please let me know! I have my ADN and I'm going for my BSN. I got the headsup from a friend I'll be hired at their workplace's nursing home. I was wondering as a new graduate, fresh baby kind of...

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Highly Recommend in Landing Job

Dear Nurse Beth, I don't have a question. I just wanted to thank you for writing the book, "Your Last Nursing Class". It really helped me in my job search and I referred back to it multiple times...

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Can an FNP...?

Can FNP's work in outpatient surgical centers (ex: plastics, urology, general surgery, etc.)? Many people give me confusing responses. You wouldn't be in a hospital or rounding in one.. and the...

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Nurse Beth
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Nurse Beth

House Supervisor Mixing Drips

Dear Nurse Beth, I recently started a new job at a small rural hospital that when I was hired was told my title would be Night RN Charge. I quickly found out my actual title was House Supervisor...

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Students
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Does anyone use "SN" in email signatures while a student?

I was just wondering if anyone uses the SN abbreviation for Student Nurse in email signatures while a student? I currently work as an ER Tech and am in an accelerated BSN program. I was creating my...

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Pre-Nursing
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How long does it take to complete a BSN?

I am only 19 years old but I have always had a passion for helping others and making them feel welcomed which is probably why I was drawn into a nursing career. Starting this fall I'm going to begin...

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New Nursing Grads First to Respond to Shark Attack Victim in Mass.

Two new graduates of the nursing school at Boston College were the first to respond to stop the bleeding of a man seriously injured by a shark at a Cape Cod Beach about 4:15 this afternoon. ...

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