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  1. At our facility, when I have a new admit coming, especially if its late, I make sure to communicate to the nurse giving me...
    May 29 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. I appreciate new Nurses who ask questions because I feel that they care about learning how to take the best are of our...
    May 18 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. I've worked nights for 13 years. In the past I have pulled over someplace safe and napped. My strategy for my 35 minute...
    Jan 28 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Momnurse6,I wasn't trying to say that you were saying any one group of nurses is better than another and I'm sorry if you...
    Jan 12 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. A little bit of Mineral oil mixed with Mouthwash and a toothette have work well for me. It moistens and freshens. My LTC...
    Dec 31 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. We got a 25$ Walmart gift card and a t-shirt with the company logo. Also a free Christmas dinner but I work nights so I...
    Dec 28 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. In my facility all staff do answer call lights but that is the extent of it. For instance, if the secretary walks in and...
    Dec 28 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. In my facility all staff do answer call lights but that is the extent of it. For instance, if the secretary walks in and...
    Dec 28 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. My DON likes to say that we are a 24 hour facility and that it's ok to pass some things to the next shift. That resident...
    Dec 28 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. I have been a Nurse for 16 yrs. Almost half of that was as an LPN. I earned my ADN and then my BSN. I worked a number of...
    Dec 28 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. I'm glad you've figured that out! I have been a Nurse for 16 years and I started out in LTC as an LPN. Went on to work in...
    Dec 20 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Uhmm...yes you are passing lots of meds, aren't you learning the reasons for these meds? Aren't you assessing your residents...
    Dec 7 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. I started out in LTC as an LPN and then after 1 1/2 years got a job at a hospital. I worked in this hospital for 14 yrs....
    Dec 7 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. I once had a very wise Nurse Manager on my Orthopedic Unit who said during a staff meeting, "Give pain meds when they are...
    Aug 26 '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  15. Hang in there! Unfortunately Nursing seems to have a lot of this kind of thing. It is very unprofessional and when you start...
    Aug 18 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. I began my Nursing career 16 yrs ago in LTC. I worked as an LPN in a Nursing Home for 1.5 yrs and have always been grateful...
    Aug 18 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. I have a 91 y/o man on my unit who has had a stroke and it apparently affected the "filter" in his brain and he will say...
    Jul 25 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. I am an RN who works in a Nursing Home and yes I love it too. I do have my share of frustrations overall but they don't have...
    Jul 25 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. I love this story because it goes along with my feelings about working in LTC also. I "cut my teeth" so to speak as an LPN...
    Jul 25 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. I hve never been a CNA but I was an LPN before becoming an RN. The hospital I worked in for 14 years used a direct patient...
    Jul 14 '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant

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