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For my entire life I have done what every one thought I should be doing. For the entire rest of my life I am doing what I have always wanted to be doing ... NURSING!

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  1. Ran our butts off all night ... and one of our post Post Op Pts went wacko running down the hall pulling his IV pole, his buns flapping in the wind, and smacking nurses out of his way... took 6 security guards to settle him down! :rotfl:
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    Have you ever had CNA's/MA's who dont want to work?

    There are 720 total minutes in a 12-hour shift. Last night I completed my fifteenth day working as a PCT. This includes the days I was in training. I work 1900 to 0730 hrs. This is my 1st job working as a CNA. I work 3 - 12s, back to back. This is my...
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    Watch Your Language - Breast Isn't Best!

    No doubt we will probably not have a meeting of the minds here. I feel to breast-feed or not to do so, is a matter of choice with neither choice being wrong. The important thing is that a baby be fed and loved. I do feel, however, that too ...
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    Watch Your Language - Breast Isn't Best!

    The bottom line is feed the baby. The rest is small stuff! I hate to see femme macho get in the way of what should be the happiest time of her life. I failed at breast feeding and it didnt make my daughter an inferior human being because she had...
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    Watch Your Language - Breast Isn't Best!

    my daughter is trying to breast-feed and is totally guilt ridden because it is not working out. she is going in every two days to someone who is counseling her. what is so natural about that?! it makes me angry that this has become such an issue. j...
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    Spouse of an Er nurse needs help

    Jim... My husband and I don't go out often. I am not much of a drinker, and have always taken myself and my performance on the job too seriously in every job I've ever worked. I am not athletic, and don't enjoy participating in sports, but I love ...
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    Hallelujah!

    What an ordeal! I took my State Board Exams for my Nurse Aide License over 2 weeks ago. I had to wait over 8 weeks to get scheduled for the state exam after I finished the required hours of schooling :angryfire and then after I took the state test ...
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    Nursing Salaries in SW Florida

    :w00t: :thankya: :thankya: :thankya: WOW... Thank You, Thank You, Thank You, for sharing such helpful information!!! I am so excited about getting to move to the Fort Myers area!!! I have wanted to live there since the first time I visited ...
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    1950s nursing

    Back in those days (the 50s and 60s) my Dad had what they called Major Medical Insurance and it had a deductable, something like $200. It covered anything that you had to go to have surgery for from Tonsillectomy, Appendicitis, Heart Attacks, or Canc...
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    Grey's Anatomy Premier!!! + How to Contact Show Creators

    Thank you. Words unspoken are words unheard. :)
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    Grey's Anatomy Premier!!! + How to Contact Show Creators

    hi angelladyclaire: i lived in springfield for about 20 years before moving to the rocky mountains. it was a beautiful little city, and i always felt the people there to be very nice. did you go to kickapoo or glendale? has spring started there yet...
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    Grey's Anatomy Premier!!! + How to Contact Show Creators

    Well here is my contribution. I am on a consumer panel that reviews ABC TV shows and this is the opinion that I gave when they solicited it. I used the same letter in Karen's indicated place to email. I'm sure that some of you will not like it, but t...
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    Terri Schiavo's Hospice

    People are selfish! They put their own wants, needs, priorities ahead of others. These people are NOT Christians, they just THINK that they are Christians. True Christians do not act this way, because when they do it removes them from practicing Chri...
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    1950s nursing

    :offtopic: :offtopic: :offtopic: I am very sorry that you are having problems. There are several threads where the nursing shortage is being discussed at length. This thread is supposed to be a discussion of Nursing in the 40s, 50s, and 60s. Maybe yo...
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    Terri Schiavo's Hospice

    I am really amazed at the thoughtlessness of folks today. A hospice is a place to die in peace. I think about the other patients and how unpeaceful and disrespectful it must seem to other families with loved ones there. I believe in freedom of speech...
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    1950s nursing

    There is no greater honor than to be complemented by your peers. I am very flattered by your thoughtful words. Thank you, nursebee, housecat, colrainr, and kiyasmom. I hope that I didn't miss anyone. :) I'm glad that you enjoyed my reminiscin...