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By GooeyRN

Joined Nov 27, '05. Posts: 1,735 (18% Liked) Likes: 749

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  1. It's just so employers can boast. I have no interest.Do what works for you.
    GooeyRN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Good for you! There is absolutely nothing wrong with that! Believe me, it doesn't matter what kind of nurse you are, there...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. It seems these days that everyone is pushing, if you've got your LPN, get your RN. If you've got your ADN, get your BSN or...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. I am a happy LPN. I got my LPN late in life, because circumstances were all in place for me to do so. I was interested in...
    GooeyRN
    Article Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Med/Surg is a fantastic place to start! Dead end?!? ...I'm not sure where you heard that, but it's the exact opposite! In...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. A dead end??? It is the opposite completely. Do two solid years in M/S and you can transfer to almost anywhere else with...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I can just add my two bits from my own experience. I had been away from nusing for six years. Because of my child's health,...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. How about a PRN position on the weekends?
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I think you did the right thing. Assuming that there was no way that you could have gotten the resident anything stronger...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I would like to add to this. . . Midnight census is important in LTC facilities due to the monetary aspects. If the...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. You did the right thing...Even if this patient had an order not to send to hospital, the patient has the right to...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Let me understand: the DON is questioning a physician's order?
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Yeah what was the point of this reply? Just to prove you're nasty? Would you treat people in person like this? I find it...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I am a nurse, and now a patient this week. Trust me - the difference a shower/bath/hair washing makes in how you feel DOES...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Same reason you use "consistent with" instead of "looked like". This rn does laugh sometimes when reviewing this rn's...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How about we work on 11 year olds NOT having sex?
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Totally agree with Spidey'sMom. I'm pro-choice and was a social worker in a previous life...plan B is a wonderful thing but...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. I agree that 16 and under year old girls should not have access to Plan B without medical intervention. An 11 year old...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. . Hand washing is a different animal than requiring employees to inject foreign subsances into their bodies. Where...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  20. I never get flu shots, I never get my kids flu shots...except for last year, I decided we all would get them. Well, last...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  21. Personally, I'd just like to let my immune system do what it was meant to do: fight disease. Immunization is great for...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  22. Yes, we are in flu season. And it seems you can't go anywhere without being bombarded/enticed to get the flu vaccine. A lot...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  23. Lindarn has put the entire nursing conundrum in perspective. Thank you, thank you for saying exactly what the nursing...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. I generally hope for the best on days when I have a team of 6-8 total care patients on a floor with 2 CNAs for 18 patients. ...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I generally leave my patients floating in a pool of poo. I like to give other nurses a chance to feel morally superior. I...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I say let them know how you feel. It will show them what they can do to improve the quality of care there. If you don't tell...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. People think psych patients are all delusional screamers or borderline manipulators or smoldering powder kegs ready to blow...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  28. Im as proud as I can be of being a psych nurse.. This idea of "well its not really nursing" is ********. Id like to see a...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  29. I wouldn't take it personally because every speciality is seen as the bottom of the barrel by someone. If they're not...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  30. I think a lot of people don't understand what happens on an inpatient psych unit and then what the nurses role is. I think...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  31. It is unfortunate but just like the individuals we serve, mental health professionals are often stigmatized.
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  32. Only part of the story that made any sense was the sentence that contained, "hard, overworked, and underappreciated".
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  33. Where I'm at, they aren't hiring new nurses. I've been graduated for 7 months and can't find a job. Doesn't help to have new...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  34. Shortage or not, it doesn't help if nobody's hiring the new nurses. Good game, guys.
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  35. First of all a non-nurse will NOT be similarly educated. The nurse "brings to the table" the knowlege and experience to...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  36. I'd just like to say that I had a RN lactation consultant to work very hard with me all five times I had my children. She...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  37. years ago, i was doing charge in ccu and got a call from er that they had two patients for me: richard thomas and thomas...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I took a travel assignment that was pretty bad but stayed 6 months because it was close to home and paid very well. They...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. There is some truth to that. There are still some people who think that Nursing is recession-proof and that there is a...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. As a Hospice nurse i was not pleased with that commercial for another reason........at EOL you can get pretty good about...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. It's obvious they're trying to get a "rise" out of you. Don't give them the pleasure. Just smile and say "Oh. OK." ;)
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. When I started nursing my hubby told me I was nothing but a glorified butt wiper! Now I am studying for NP and I earn...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I think you should just smile sweetly and let it go. You know the day will come, albeit a long time from now probably,...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. All firefighters do is rescue cats from trees.
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. So much inhumanity in a world of humans....very sad.....
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. That's one thing I've known, never let a nursing employer know you have an ill family member, or have illness yourself. That...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. *Hugs apple* Breaks my heart that you were treated this way ;( I am going to be an administrator someday, and I vow to...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Before my son died of cancer, I was able to take FMLA intermittently, as I was his sole caregiver. I had been at the same...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Whether or not you were FMLA eligible you should have been allowed to take some compassionate leave. I am truly confused...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. First, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I couldn't imagine if something like that happened to my mom. The thing that...
    GooeyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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