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Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA): How far?

How far the Act has come, its effectiveness if any and what nurses can do to reduce age discrimination in nursing.

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The Science of Heartbreak

Does Heartbreak Cause Real Pain? The latest scientific research on brain function for both emotional and physical pain and discusses the psychophysiology of Heartbreak.

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Is The Nurse Portrayed in Career Novels Fiction or Real?

Do you remember what first sparked your interest in nursing? Many teen girls from the 30s to 70s, were inspired by their favorite characters from popular nursing novels. Read on to learn how the nursing image was portrayed and the stereotypes that persist today.

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What to do about DNP and flu shot?

I am finishing my MSN soon, and had thought that I would get my DNP. However, I am second guessing this after a big ordeal from my school about me not taking a flu shot. My hospital does not require it if I wear a mask. I hate to put the time and money into getting a DNP, and at some point be required to take a flu shot to work in nursing. I WILL NOT. I will change careers. I’m not looking for pro flu shot comments here.

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Sign prescription for MD?

At my new position in an ER it is apparently common practice for one particular MD to not sign his own prescriptions. He leaves it blank and expects the RN to sign it. Is this legal in TX? I’ve never seen this done at any other ER.

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What Is One’s Opinion If You See A Man Wearing a Dansko Shoes?

What is one’s opinion if you see a man wearing a Dansko shoes? I’m thinking of trying it out since I have been wearing running/sneaker shoes for the past so and so years now?

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