Wed 20 Jul, 2005 02:02 am - Now, that is just preposterous (and I'm guessing fictional). I embrace men in the nursing field, and I agree....not just for the lifting; PLEASE. The statement in the letter about men not... (view)
Tue 5 Apr, 2005 12:45 pm - I think it is important. You get to see a little of everything, and really hone your skills. I started as a new grad on a med/surg floor, and think it was the best thing I could have done. (view)
Wed 30 Mar, 2005 04:27 pm - One to six is too many patients....that is our standard night shift ratio. For day shift, no more than four patients to one nurse.
However, just the number of patients is SO not the whole... (view)
Wed 16 Mar, 2005 05:27 pm - I am not making assumptions. And I do not act like a "locker room lawyer," thank you. I just wanted a little insight, which I got, but I did not expect to be told not to ask a question... (view)
Thu 10 Mar, 2005 06:55 pm - No one can make this decision for you. I don't think this is the right board for you, you're right on that. If your future depends on what we tell you, you have a little more growing up... (view)
Thu 10 Mar, 2005 05:14 am - Worker's comp
I injured my shoulder at work about 2 months ago...catching a roll away bed while not leaning on the patient in it, and his fresh surgical abdomen(the nurse on before me did not... (view)
Thu 10 Mar, 2005 05:05 am - Hi all, I am glad to have found this board...to post question and chat with a)nurses I don't see everyday, and b)friendly people who understand my career!
I am a med/surg nurse in WI, going... (view)
Thu 10 Mar, 2005 04:59 am - I agree nurseparkhouse. It is a serious job.
I do try to have fun when appropriate. With my coworkers, and my patients. I take my cues from them about their senses of humor, and go from... (view)