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Joined Dec 21, '05. Posts: 102 (17% Liked) Likes: 27

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  1. If you don't agree with the MD's plan of treatment, refuse the meds ordered for you Mom, disagree with how the nurses do...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. May I suggest contacting the press or local news. ] This calls for public shaming.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I was just a teen during the early days of the aids epidemic but I had a personal experience with it during that time. My...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. It doesn't always bother me, but in some instances, it comes across as condescending. If someone makes unwanted "honey...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. While, I think most nurses have done this in LTC and ALF occasionally, the potential problem of doing this is that it could...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. As a current RN and former LPN, I do not agree that the two types of nurses should earn the same rate of pay. I agree...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. No, sorry. Even as a former LVN, I disagree. The day-to-day routine of both LVNs and RNs may look the same in your...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. We have a lot of the same problems at our facility! We hold admitted patients for HOURS on end, sometimes days if they're...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Love it and all true. :up: Sometimes I wondered if they were trying to make us quit. :down: Someone 'higher up' at the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Listen to what people say and don't interrupt with "in school they tell us ..." You can learn so much when your ears are...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Ok, I'll say it: this whole THREAD is odd.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I was that Mom many years ago (+25). I am glad to know there are people like you who step-up to the plate during times of...
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    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  13. Be sure to tell your stories, new grads. The public would benefit from hearing the raw truth.
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Wow, OP, do YOU do all of that? Every time? Because if you have an employer that allows you time to do all that within your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Some people think text speak is normal and appropriate in all situations. I'm waiting for the day when they add emoticons to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. You are not solving the problem by complaining to or putting on pi$$y facial expressions or attitudes with patients (or...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. DNH does not mean do not treat. The nurse acted appropriatly IMHO-she reported her findings to the physician and he gave...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. I think the real problem is that the people who are so unprofessional and have no work ethic will not even realize the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Completely inappropriate. I've never worked anywhere where that would happen ... but if I were to get such a call, MY next...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Yes, it was inappropriate but it was also inappropriate for your husband to cave in to it. You both should have ignored...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. as for applying to jobs online, be careful not to waste your time. you'll spend countless hours of your valuable time and...
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    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  22. I have a son who has Bipolar Disorder (and maybe a daughter, too, but she's not seeking treatment and is not diagnosed). ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Bipolar has a chemical basis. I am puzzled about why her doctors are saying it's the abandonment of her father that led to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Well, I guess I'll put my two cents in! Definately, most definately, wages will no longer be as competitive. Look at all the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. "All the nurses here are strictly professionals, but your chaplain said to let him know if you needed anything - shall we...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. 09newgrad I almost cried reading your post. It took me back to my new grad orientation, roughly 20 months ago. I graduated...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I agree with the above. Stop expecting everyone to like you and want to be your friend. Don't worry about them, worry about...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I have used this homemade method before with repeated success. Take a long, smaller bore tube. My choice is butterfly...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Now are we talking coming to nursing class drunk, high or just stuffed full of prescription drugs immediately after work or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Professional couch tester lol
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I would be a special needs advocate for families when they have to deal with schools. I have won a few battles on my own and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Tattoo artist and Body Piercer!!! Mine makes a crap load more cash then I do as an RN!! Think about it - clients dont mind...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. For the vast majority of child victimizers in State prison, the victim was someone they knew before the crime. 1/3 had...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. according to this way of thinking, my husband should never be allowed to volunteer with the family he was assigned to 3...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I have seen male nurses on a peds floor, I would let a male nurse be alone with my child, I have let one of my best friends...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Hmmm..when I worked at a childrens hospital on the floor I worked thier were quite a few guys. I think it varies at...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. "puss, rank smell, fat nasty lazy cry babies, disgusting sores with flakey chunky skin picked off all over the bedding, etc,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. There are nursing shortages at certain times in the year in certain cities and hospitals. It appears to me that with the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. i hate that we have to have the attitude of "just feel glad you have the job" on one hand--yeah--in this economy we ARE...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I think that this post is a great post for learning. We all need to be open to our mistakes and to learning from them,...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  41. we often see threads with the title "fired for no reason," or "new grad harassed and fired" or something to that effect. and...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  42. If I get verbal abuse (and they've got low grade injury) respond with "I'll be back in half an hour when you've calmed down"...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. Responsiblity is a big thing, but so is education, particularly for kids. My mom gave me "the talk" but it was my sex-ed...
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    Forum: Nursing News
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    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  45. I work at a Golden Living Facility. Can't say that I completely HATE it, but I don't care for it much. I know there is...
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    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  46. ecumen is an organization of senior living facilities ranging from independent living to long term care there are several...
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    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  47. My Grandmother was born in 1904 and immigrated to America with her family shortly thereafter. When she turned 12, her Mother...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Another introvert here. It's never been a problem. Being a good nurse is more listening than talking. :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. No one should be discriminated against, but should be given opportunities based on their abilities, that is the most...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. And sexist all the way around. What are they thinking..."Oh,our men like shiny objects and think too much with their ****'s,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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