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  1. Hi Nurse Beth, I’m in a huge dilemma. And I think my “lack of guidance” may have really hurt me. I’m an older RN, have extensive experience in my area. Was out of bedside hospital for several years, but stayed as current as possible consulting. I re...
  2. Dear Nurse Beth, Is it normal to or get sick a lot in your first year of nursing? I've been sick 3 times in 5 months (more than in the last 5 years), and now I'm really stressed that I could be written up or fired. My work always says not to ...
  3. It's hard to imagine what it must feel like to work for an organization for 20yrs, and then be fired. Not only fired, but fired on allegedly trumped-up charges. According to Becker's Hospital Review, Julie Stephens, RN, an ED nurse, was fired after 2...
  4. Dear Nurse Beth, I have just been fired from my first hospital job as a new grad after having been oriented for 2 months. Although it was devastating, I am quite relieved as I've come to learn that ER is not where I want to be right now. That being s...
  5. Questions about getting fired?

    I am not fired yet, but I feel unsafe at my work place. I work on med-surg. We have 6 patients per nurse and charge has 6 patients, too. 1 CNA for entire unit (36 patients) Half of our nurses are LVNs. This staffing ratio was not ...
  6. Need Good Ohio Attorney

    I need a recommendation for a good lawyer in Columbus, Ohio. I was just terminated for diverting of all things flexeril. Which um is not true. Along with a documentation issue, they are reporting me. Thanks
  7. pmabraham

    You're Fired!

    Dear future nurses and new nurses, one of the internal, emotional, issues you will face as a nurse is when the patient or the patient's family fires you as the nurse for the patient. Your employer didn't fire you, you are still a nurse, just not the ...
  8. Barbara Fouch Lentz

    Can’t a nurse be fired?

    Can’t a nurse be fired if she didn’t initiate CPR on a full code that looked to have been dead for awhile
  9. Lorie Brown RN, MN, JD

    School Nurse - Should I Resign before I am Fired?

    I am a school nurse. I was suspended from work 20 hours after I filed a complaint - the complaint regarding me not being allowed to follow state laws and Standard practice of care for medication delegation. I have also not been allowed to make DCF ca...
  10. Hi Nurse Beth! I've got an interesting situation going on. I was recently fired from my place of employment on 11/2019 at a major hospital system. I was salaried (non clinical position) and accused of "stealing time" from my employers despite the fa...
  11. What does At-Will mean to a working nurse? These are important labor terms to understand, and they vary state-to-state but still not sure what it all means to me.
  12. I work on a Surgical Oncology floor. It should technically be qualified as a step down, we’ve been fighting for years to be qualified as a step down. Travel nurses and float pool alike run screaming when they have to come to our unit. Our ratios are ...