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By LTCangel

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  1. We do weekly body audits on all residents, use moisture barrier creams, and we have a Wound Care Nurse who checks all the...
    Jul 23 '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. I work 7p-7a and I have 24 residents from 7-11 and then take over both halls at 11p and have about 46 residents. I start my...
    Jul 9 '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Our facility also uses blister pack doses that are delivered in a box for a months supply. All nurses on all shifts will...
    Jul 2 '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. When I worked the floor(Orthopedics) we often had these type of orders for IV meds and pain pills. I always tried to...
    Jun 19 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I agree with The Commuter! Too many new grads think that the only place to work is in the hospital. If that's your idea,...
    Jun 17 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Well as the previous poster said, she learned all of those skills in the first week! So will you. Hospitals don't always...
    Jun 17 '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Ok, first of all I would like to say that I just finished "orientation" at a local LTC facility and it sucked! I just came...
    Jun 14 '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. All I can say is HORRIBLE!!!:madface:
    Jun 9 '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. At my facility, each unit has a sheet printed out for each hall with room numbers, names, and how they take their meds with...
    Jun 5 '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. In the hospital you may still have to work the same type of hours, I know I did for 14 years mostly all nights. I would work...
    Jun 3 '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. In the hospital that I just left after 14 years, we had a very specific way of flagging and noting charts. It was taught to...
    May 26 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. This article highlights the art of Nursing that often we as Nurses don't even understand. We often witness horrible...
    May 26 '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. The way things are these days if i were in your shoes, I wouldn't limit myself to ANY job opportunities. If there's anything...
    May 23 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Thanks for this article VickyRN! I want to be a Nursing Instructor. I have my BSN and am about halfway through my MSN-ed. I...
    May 23 '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. I believe in the Psych world that's called MANIPULATION!!!
    May 23 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. So sorry for your loss SJersygrle. I cannot even imagine it. As a nurse we are taught to do what is best for the patient but...
    May 22 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Best advice I can give is to be positive and let them know that you are willing to help in anyway you can. be a hardworker...
    May 20 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I'm not sensitive as far as letting things get to me at work and cause it to ruin my day, but I have always believed in...
    May 20 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Yes, twice. first time it was a kidney stone. I was working night shift and just kept having left flank pain that worsened...
    May 20 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Sorry for the spelling errors in the above post! My fingers were typing too fast!
    May 20 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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