OB, ER, M/S, Supervision - Acute care


About 43RN20

43RN20 specializes in OB, ER, M/S, Supervision - Acute care.

*Mother of 8, *Grandmother of many more,*13 yrs as CEO/Owner of Medical Staffing Co.*Active member of multiple professional org. & Board Member of several.*Have deep convictions that RNs need practical, physical support from their state nursing assoc

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  1. Saudi Arabia - Good Idea or Not

    sad to say, the world is full of envy, greed, & pride, among many other evils. as members of the human family, we could all use an extra dose of generosity & humility.
  2. Saudi Arabia - Good Idea or Not

    just the reading of all of the comments that have been posted is an education in itself. glad to hear from you!
  3. Saudi Arabia - Good Idea or Not

    now i see what you mean about your experience with american nursing. doing a full head to toe assessment on a person with a sore finger does seem greatly excessive. in the u.s. each state has its own nurse practice acts, but they are all quite simi...
  4. Saudi Arabia - Good Idea or Not

    of special interest to me is the remark about "american style nursing". since i know of no other, maybe you could id some of the differences between australian vs american nursing. i wonder if both styles undergo a significant change as nurses try ...
  5. The Day My Bucket List Changed

    indeed, we must always be prepared to expect the unexpected. life is full of challenges, along with good & bad experiences that go into producing who we are. just reading all of the stories on this nursing site goes to prove it. if you & your...
  6. The Day My Bucket List Changed

    what an adventure story you had to tell ! i am so glad that you shared it. if you hadn't sent a note about my saudi arabia story, i would probably have missed reading your story. double thanks ! it was especially interesting, because @ one time i had...
  7. Saudi Arabia - Good Idea or Not

    too bad that well trained professionals have not all been treated well in s.a. i recently read an article that could have some bearing on the ill treatment that sometimes happens. in the past, nursing was viewed much the same as prostitution. if t...
  8. saudi arabia-good idea or not is an article that has drawn responses from many nurses who have or are now serving in saudi. did you check it out ? some of the responses came from nurses who are from the philippines. good luck!
  9. Saudi Arabia - Good Idea or Not

    hopefully, the good nurses will continue to do what they do best: *use their nursing skills to relieve suffering; *show compassion to all that they have contact with; * & seek after things that are good, moral & right. no matter their relig...
  10. thanks for writing your story. it answers the question of what defines a "nurse".
  11. Saudi Arabia - Good Idea or Not

    massed: since the women in sa may not co-mingle with men, it makes sense that a male rn would not be found in the women's wing of a hospital. that shouldn't mean that the rn couldn't work in units where there are men. as far as some of your thou...
  12. you got it right ! remember the old saying, "buyer beware" that applies to job seekers also.
  13. Saudi Arabia - Good Idea or Not

    Well said. Thanks.
  14. Saudi Arabia - Good Idea or Not

    your comments offer a reality check for those who are contemplating taking an assignment in this exotic place.
  15. Saudi Arabia - Good Idea or Not

    I never thought of it that way! Of coarse this patient's behavior in one of our American hospitals would not be understood. Neither would she ever understand how puzzling her actions would appear to our hospital nurses. I'm glad you passed on your...