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When the Patient Refuses Hospice

George stepped out of the hospital room and shut the door softly behind him. As his Faith Community Nurse, I had just stopped by to check in and asked him if it might be a good time to talk. "She...

8 replies
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Bizarre Med Order

This is actually a kiddo on the daycare side, not preschool side, of my agency. And actually, he's a 4 month old baby, not kid. But anyways. Has bad reflux that's not under control plus I guess had a...

28 replies
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Is late or lack of Documentation a reason for fireability?

So, i work in an ICU. It is always busy and were always tripled. The only time we actually have one to one is when theres a balloon pump or impella. The rest doesnt really count. Recently, i have...

23 replies
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How is drug testing done at your facility?

Hi, I am just curious how drug testing is performed at your job facility? Does someone go into the room with you? How do random tests work? Does someone accompany you to the lab? Are they done at...

17 replies
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Favouritism in nursing school!

I just had my nurse pinning and it was an amazing experience but I also left feeling a little bit upset. They gave out awards and some if the awards for clinical excellence. A good bit of the...

13 replies
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:nailbiting: :nurse: FIELD DAY!!!! HELP!!!! AND TOMORROW!!!! HELP!!!! :nailbiting: :nailbiting: :arghh:

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Nurse Beth
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Nurse Beth

Is it a waste of my talent to go into Home Health?

Dear Nurse Beth, I work on a busy cardiac telemetry floor at a large hospital. I love my job most days despite how hectic and stressful it sometimes gets. The only problem is that the hospital is...

5 replies
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Accepting a position as an RN after being the CNA

Hello! I am in my last semester of nursing school and I am starting to look for prospective jobs. I currently work as a "Student Nurse" at a local hospital, which is essentially a CNA position....

9 replies
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Concerns about Transition to School Nurse

I have an interview today for school nurse at a 6-8th grade campus. My first two years of nursing have been on an adult tele/step-down unit at a trauma hospital. I actually enjoy my job most days but...

10 replies
First Year
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Where are newer nurses still having difficulty finding a job?

Is Denver still a difficult place to get hired into a hospital without experience? What other communities are highly competitive and nurses are having difficulty finding jobs?

5 replies
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Right med but suspended

Need help. I was pulled into HR concerning a patient's chart. I gave the right pt the correct antibiotic at the correct time. BUT it would not scan. I got caught up with a few other pts and two hrs...

42 replies
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Car germs

Hi all I am anxious about wearing my uniform post shift in the car on the way home. I worry that germs will be transmitted to my car and when I drive in my car when I am not working my clothes get...

24 replies
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Ramadan & Field Day

Hi. New School nurse and have a very diverse student population. Ramadan started last week and I have a good amount of kids 1st-6th grade come in complaining of headache, stomach ache, nausea, dizzy....

20 replies
Nurse Beth
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Nurse Beth

Doctor Reported my Mistake to Clinical Instructor

Dear Nurse Beth, I am finishing up my first year in a 3-year graduate nursing program. On my last day of OB-GYN clinical, I made a huge mistake in patient identity (due to a lapse in attention in...

0 replies
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Pregnant and do you do it?!?!?

I'm an ER nurse and currently 26 weeks pregnant with my 1st child. My 1st trimester hit me hard with 2nd trimester has been absolutely amazing! I had all my energy back, I was able to...

11 replies
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And Just Like That...

they walk out of your life.... My young man, who I have seen so much growth in this year, just came by to say, "So long." 4 years ago before I ever met him, we had already been informed of student...

12 replies
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Grooming/Human trafficking

**Please don't post to Facebook** I had a student (14yof) tell me about a "professional" relationship she had initiated with a "record label/music producer/manager." She found this guy cold...

8 replies
NP Students
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Bachelor in Human Biology to DNP pathway

I will be graduating with a Bachelor in Human Biology next spring and I want to become a DNP, but I'm just not sure on the pathway that I should take and I would love some advice. I have shadowed a...

6 replies
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Have Nurse

Job Decisions: What Means The Most To You?

"You're driving how far?" "What kind of gas costs do you incur?" "Is it worth it?" These are some of the questions I get when I share where I work. I live in the northwest and work in the Twin...

1 replies
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Kind of scared right now

*Admin please do not post on Facebook* Got into a meeting with teachers and bosses, basically put we have a student was reported for threats, but none of them were true. We have a police...

5 replies

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