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  1. Dear Can I be Charged with Patient Abandonment? I am so sorry this happened to you. Like you asked, it boils down to if you can be charged with abandonment by your state Board of Nursing (BON). Threatening (sick) nurses with their license a...
  2. There is no shortage of research and information on strategies to reduce absenteeism in nursing. A standard internet search will provide a wealth of statistical data detailing nurse absentee rates.. You can find an abundance of researched and publish...
  3. This how desperate things are getting. I'm sick can't go in today. But so many others have called off that my call off wasn't accepted. What does that mean? I have to work sick? They are sending the nursing squad to my home and escorted me to work by...
  4. Excuses for Missing Work

    How about a list of wierd excuses for not coming to work? My favorite: I can't come in today, I'm having vision problems. I just don't see myself working. Kevin
  5. Ever since my previous career and my strong work ethic, it would usually take a lot for me to call out sick. I worked at times I should have been home many times, I think to justify when I did call out, it was really serious/legit. I also have w...
  6. I hate fake call outs.

    I am a nurse. On my off days, I make sure that I am getting plenty of rest, because I am a nurse and my duties at the floor requires my full attention. So when I have to come in during my "off days" so that one of you who mysteriously calls out sick ...
  7. Does your employer give you hell for calling in sick?

    I have good attendance, I use a sick day maybe once every 3-5 months? I had to use it today since I received my 3rd dose of Pfizer and I was unsure of how things will go so I said I cannot make it as my arm really is sore, and that anything can happe...
  8. Dear Nurse Beth, I work in an outpatient clinic connected with a corporation of hospitals, outpatient clinics, rehabs, LTCs, etc. They are the biggest, only game in town. My workplace has a very strict call out policy: 7 occurrences (as of 2020 polic...
  9. Joe V

    Good Excuses for Missing Work

    We all been there. Calling out is something that everyone has to go through at some point. There are some excuses that work and some that you shouldn't use. Share your thoughts on what works, the funniest, and what doesn't. Do you have a good excuse ...
  10. Now we all know that nursing is a 24/7/365 job and you need to plan to commute to/from work in all conditions, but...what do you do when you get SIX FEET of snow? ? Local news reports were saying that parts of California just received that much from ...