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  1. ADLs is Basic Nursing 101 along with handwashing and making beds. I have ALWAYS assisted my patients along with Nursing...
    May 20 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Med errors are supposed to be used as an educational redirection, unless of course a sentinal event occured. Even then, it...
    May 19 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. What kind of unit has only one nurse and no aides? That is crazy! There should always be at least 2 nurses in an acute care...
    May 18 '11
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  4. From one chronic painer to another, I understand completely! Go for it and I wish you all of the luck and blessings in the...
    May 18 '11
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  5. I can understand how you feel. I am only 41 years old and became ill with Fibromyalgia about 4-5 years ago although I did...
    May 18 '11
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  6. I think male nurses are great in any area and not just because of their muscles! Males in the nursing world bring a...
    May 17 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Nursing is hard! School and then the work afterward, but it is also very rewarding on most days. I wish you luck in your...
    May 17 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. When I worked in the hospital if we used our ER we didn't have to pay a dime but if we went to another we had to pay 80%....
    May 17 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Haha, broken equipment is also a big problem in hospitals. After working in one for 14 yrs, I used to say "This would be...
    May 14 '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Hi, first I'd like to say so sorry you didn't really get much orientation. I just changed from being a hospital nurse back...
    May 12 '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Hi all, I just started orientation at a LTC facility this past week after 14 yrs in the hospital on an Orthopedic/Joint...
    May 8 '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. :nono: kids I pray YOU never ever make a mistake. And if you do I hope that you will be able to handle all of the associated...
    Apr 24 '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. "With the nurse's death, the Seattle BON closed it's investigation into the matter", as posted by DoGoodThenGo. Absolutely...
    Apr 24 '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. This all so sad for both families. I cannot understand why this nurse was thrown under the bus, 27 years is a long history...
    Apr 23 '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. ;)Hi everyone, I have been a lurker:coollook:on here for a couple of years but in the last few months I have been slightly...
    Apr 21 '11
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  16. In our facility in WV a signed TO or a written and signd doctor's order is sufficient to make a pt a DNR. Sometimes we would...
    Apr 21 '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. In my hospital when a new order is written or a new patient is admitted, the unit clerk scans orders to the pharmacy, puts...
    Apr 20 '11
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  18. On my unit we generally pull foley's ASAP without bladder training. If the patient has trouble voiding after the catheter is...
    Feb 25 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. When I First began working in the hospital 14 years ago we used preprinted paper care plans that went hand in hand with the...
    Feb 16 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I began as an LPN in LTC and I always feel that is was a very important and rewarding experience. I worked as a CNA many...
    Feb 16 '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant

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