Nursing student accused of making threats in classroom - page 2

(WHAS11) - Police have arrested a nursing student accused of making threats in the classroom at Galen College of Nursing in Louisville. 34-year-old Ronald Wise from Lebanon Junction was arrested... Read More

  1. by   C-DIFF PHIL RN
    hell i did make threats...but only around close friends in my class and never outloud so a instructor or class "brown noser" could here it. man you got to have some damn common since...even if you are stressed over grades or a issue in school. everyone knows that schools have a super strick policy on things like that. i dont see him being let back into that school. futhermore i am certain that the board is fully aware of him and have already blackballed him for sure. but that picture sure makes him look like some of the trolls i see lurking in the er around 2am complaining of back pain or toothache.
  2. by   *guest*
    Quote from CrufflerJJ
    Yup! I can feel the love from his booking photo. You can just see that he's a New Age touchy-feely sort of guy.

    Oh yeah definitely! I don't know why people are being so harsh on the poor little feller.
  3. by   tpanative
    Oh lord...when I was working on my BA in CRIMINOLOGY, we (yes plural) students would often make off the cuff comments about killing people. I remember saying "I'm gonna kill her" one day when my advisor wasn't in and I needed to see her about a research methods assignment. No one took anything I said or any other student seriously.....and we're still all alive and well. Now if this guy has a past of mental illness, maybe a closer look is prudent. Otherwise, i'd say he's jesting and blowing off steam.
  4. by   EdwinPagalilauanJr
    maybe he is psychotic to do that...
  5. by   PacoUSA
    Well ... that begs the question: Is that guy on allnurses.com??

    Is the nursing shortage THAT bad that our nursing schools are admitting people that should be psych patients instead?

    I can almost see this storyline on season 2 of Nurse Jackie ...
  6. by   Skeletor
    Quote from CocoBella
    LOL, now that's a warm & fluffy potential RN fa sho .
    Mayhaps he's a big time fan of emo?
  7. by   Skeletor
    Quote from morte
    he has to be found guilty first......
    :yeahthat:
  8. by   mwboswell
    Okay, and what's the point of posting this article?
    Is there some redeeming value or useful information?
    It seems pretty oversensationalized and I think all the information is not known in this case yet.
  9. by   cursedandblessed
    his look in the mug shot is defiant. as nursing students we must realize that remarks like this in today's society of school shootings are not taken lightly. off the cuff or serious, it was inappropriate, if you want to be upset over a test you take it through proper channels, not threaten people even jokingly. in feb 2008, there was a nursing student who did come into the classroom in baton rouge and killed herself and two others, for the school to not take it seriously would put students in danger and god forbid something happen. i know that i would be fearful to go to class if one of my classmates made a threat like that.

    we must learn to think before we speak, because even if you personally think having a "full code" on the patient with the vent, on her fifth bout of pneumonia this year, feeding tube, the stage four dc ulcer, on dialysis, and is non verbal, doesn't recognize anyone, anytime, anymore 97 yo, in obvious pain is cruel, you cannot say it, the family is not ready to let them go, and until they are it is their decision to make.

    i've made little hari-kari (spelling i know) gestures with my pen when i mess up questions on a test, but i smiling with an over exaggerated pained expression at my stupidity (most of my mess ups are dumb mistakes on my part.) everyone knows that i'm being silly, and they're usually surprised since i'm so serious in clinical.
  10. by   morte
    HEY, everybody!!! we dont know that he actually said this, and if he did how he meant it, or to whom it was said. and who may have over heard that it wasnt intended for......as several of the "guys" on this thread have mentioned they have come out with the occassional remark....that was intended only for friends.....and the picture in the paper certainly didnt look like a mug shot....most of those are more full face....could this have been the papers photog ? and i might be a little defiant if i were wrongly accussed of something that was going to cost me my education/job.....please remember INNOCENT till PROVEN guilt.....it is the law, and we have the right to expect it, and we need to give it...
  11. by   twow
    are violent nursing students a louisville thing? first nina yoder, now this guy?
  12. by   Vito Andolini
    Quote from tpanative
    Oh lord...when I was working on my BA in CRIMINOLOGY, we (yes plural) students would often make off the cuff comments about killing people. I remember saying "I'm gonna kill her" one day when my advisor wasn't in and I needed to see her about a research methods assignment. No one took anything I said or any other student seriously.....and we're still all alive and well. Now if this guy has a past of mental illness, maybe a closer look is prudent. Otherwise, i'd say he's jesting and blowing off steam.


    This type of steam must be blown off only privately these days. The world is different since 911 and we all are required to muzzle ourselves a whole lot more. Also, since political correctness and tolerance have been on the scene, we all have to express only niceness all the time. Soon, when the thought police can read our minds, we will be required to think only niceness all the time or we will be put down the memory hole.
    Just try saying what Gaylord Focker said on the plane. "Bomb. Bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb," etc. if you don't believe this.

    It's always been dangerous to have an opposing view but especially so now.:uhoh21:
  13. by   Vito Andolini
    Quote from cursedandblessed
    his look in the mug shot is defiant. as nursing students we must realize that remarks like this in today's society of school shootings are not taken lightly. off the cuff or serious, it was inappropriate, if you want to be upset over a test you take it through proper channels, not threaten people even jokingly. in feb 2008, there was a nursing student who did come into the classroom in baton rouge and killed herself and two others, for the school to not take it seriously would put students in danger and god forbid something happen. i know that i would be fearful to go to class if one of my classmates made a threat like that.

    we must learn to think before we speak, because even if you personally think having a "full code" on the patient with the vent, on her fifth bout of pneumonia this year, feeding tube, the stage four dc ulcer, on dialysis, and is non verbal, doesn't recognize anyone, anytime, anymore 97 yo, in obvious pain is cruel, you cannot say it, the family is not ready to let them go, and until they are it is their decision to make. advance directive




    i've made little hari-kari (spelling i know) gestures with my pen when i mess up questions on a test, but i smiling with an over exaggerated pained expression at my stupidity (most of my mess ups are dumb mistakes on my part.) everyone knows that i'm being silly, and they're usually surprised since i'm so serious in clinical.
    see above

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