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  1. I started at a psych unit a couple months ago and this is my first job as a nurse. I don't like the way I hear staff talking to/about the patients. Examples: One patient had a history of domestic abuse, and a coworker told me "her boyf...
  2. Nurse Beth

    5 Haunted Hospitals

    Believers say that such spirits remain earthbound, stuck in locations such as demolished hospitals and asylums long after the structures are abandoned because of lingering, intense energies. Holding space for the anguish of the mentally ill (in...
  3. The “nursing shortage” gained notoriety during the pandemic’s exacerbation of this incessant age-old struggle. Hospital administrations and city officials tend to advocate for an expansion of nursing school capacities and an increase in prospective s...
  4. How to handle unhealthy work environment?

    Hello, I am a nurse in CA with over 5 years bedside experience, specifically ICU. I recently left the ICU for a position at an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) as a preop/recovery nurse. I was excited leaving bedside after being super burnt out from t...
  5. Lately, at my workplace, I've noticed some passive hostility between different departments. Specifically, I feel as if it is especially prevalent amongst the nursing and therapy departments. We have a few therapists that I feel are always goi...
  6. Hi Everyone. I've been an RN for 2 years now. I was recently accused of not passing meds by my nursing manager. They tried involving HR but HR was totally uninterested in it as the num didn't have any evidence. I of course was called in by the num an...
  7. I don't like being mean and all but some PSW's and other Nurses are nasty with each other. they will bad mouth each other to me. Like they will ask me what I think of this situation and what they did and I am just blankly staring at them like what do...
  8. Hi, in December we got a new nurse manager and it seems like my unit is going down the tubes quickly. Every day she is making us sign a new policy, like a few weeks ago my unit secretary told me read my email because "she would no longer answer any p...
  9. Every Nurse Should Know Martial Arts

    I'm always amazed at how nurses are unprotected against an increasingly hostile and dangerous public, not only physically but also legally. Especially the ones who work in nursing facilities (like me). I always teach the young nurses to never get ne...
  10. OK, just a quick back story. I currently work as a nurse in a drug/alcohol detox facility. We are a small privately owned facility. I work over nights and I am the only nurse. During the overnight shift there is also one of female tech that works wit...
  11. Unhappy in a hateful work place

    I am a new RN. I worked as a tech for 3 years, but due to COVID had to move back home. I recently started a job back home as an RN and the culture is quite bad. Yes, many units have a culture of gossip but this is really to an extreme, like gossiping...
  12. In a post I mentioned my three strikes countdown. I give a job three chances and after the third I am usually gone. It not for petty things, but huge things. For example, a first strike at a nursing home years back was when I worked night shift on a...