SuesquatchRN's Activity: Liked

SuesquatchRN (30,776 Views)

Joined Jan 26, '06 - from 'empty'. Posts: 13,168 (46% Liked) Likes: 17,853

Topics and comments that SuesquatchRN found helpful or appreciated. (Note: Only topics/comments submitted in the past 12 months will be displayed. Max. 50)

Sorted By Last Like Given
  1. Thank you for your advice! I am on the job hunt and trying to stay focused on the positives of hospice while I do it! I...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Hard to keep well educated people as submissive little servants. I can see the hospital not wanting to provide tuition...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. This touched a raw spot for me. I have a degree in art. It was NOT a waste of time. I love art. Just because I don't have a...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. Education for education's sake is a virtue I would hope to see in any clinician. Nursing has a reputation for extremely...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. I think the assessment that quality education is a "waste" if it doesn't lead to some income producing work-a-day job is the...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. Don't want those women to start thinking for them selves, or too well of themselves, you know. Just shut up and empty those...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. I have a Masters because I wanted to get a masters. Didn't and don't want to leave the bedside, but I fail to see how being...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. I went back to school for my BSN because I wanted it, for myself. I am going back to school for my MSN/MBA because I want...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. Hi sorry! This was my first time posting and I didn't realize there were responses. I work in palliative home care and I...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. What type of electronic charting is your facility using? I may have an idea how that had happened, as some systems can be...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. You didn't write an order or a prescription, did you? If not then you're not practicing outside of your scope. It is well...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Hi, I have been a nurse since 2008. I wanted to be an L&D nurse, but hospitals stopped hiring right before I graduated....
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. If you need to pay the bills you will simply have to take the job you need, instead of the job you want. I spent two years...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Depression is a clinical diagnosis. If you are prone to depression, you are likely to experience it regardless of what...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. I'm for it. #1, it isn't as though the victim is going to use it on him or herself in most cases. More likely, a friend or...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. I personall think it is a good idea. Sometime other users do not cal 911 out of fear of being caught. So of their buddy...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. More than half of all opiate overdoses are "witnessed", so it can benefit up to more than half of it's "target audience". ...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  18. Chicago has done a pilot project which reduced Heroin/Opiate OD deaths by 20% in it's first year, other programs have seen...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  19. This is a great example of the harm reduction model in action. I think it could be a good thing.
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  20. Some employers mandate (force, order) OT. You are written up if you refuse. Get enough write-up's & you get fired.
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. We do NOT have that right. Hospitals will slap an abandonment charge on you if they can't cover you and you leave without...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Interesting statement that "there is a nationwide shortage of nurses" when there are so many nurses searching for jobs. I...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I have never been in an accident, but have pulled many 24 hour shifts. It made me decide that I needed a new job. I pray...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I used to work in ICU and When my husband was finally called in for his Liver transplant my good friend that worked in ER...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Patient humor is very different than the dark warped blacker than the soul stone humor you have with your colleagues though.
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. It helps to have a hubby in a similar service position. Mine is a law enforcement officer, and the things we laugh at would...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Medical humor is something that is acquired. What I find hilarious at work is not so funny to my hubby when I tell him the...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. My kids learned to mock scary medical stuff from me; when my son was (mis)diagnosed with a brain tumor (that was a lousy 6...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. And remember, we're not laughing with you....
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Totally agree!!! I think nurses are more less likely to 'awfulize' than other people because we have a very different...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I don't think that "demanding" anything at this point will help you at all. Nor will moving to another facility. Or filing...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  32. I don't really see how excellent butt wiping skills are going to help her in her current job - I say that as someone who...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I don't think she was being dismissive at all. Just because her view of nursing doesn't comport with your own doesn't make...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. The OP isn't a nurse that is burned out and looking to run. He's a dude that hasn't hit a lick in the hospital, because he...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. What people get sick of are the "Can I become a nurse without, like, doing any of the, like, CRAPPY crap that nurses have to...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Our patient died peacefully this morning (11/2) about 0245. We decided not to have the caregiver do the IM Haldol. ...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  37. I'm using Haldol gel on a resident -it's working. I think too often we discount meds and therapies without trying them...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  38. Thank you, suesquatch
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Back when I took my NCLEX the review instructor claimed she taught her 12 year old to follow a set of guidelines for...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I disagree. See blow. You'll find he content outlines for both physical sciences and biological sciences tested on the...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. With, like, 2-4 hours of studying the nurse specific stuff, yes. Absolutely yes.
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Ah, the younger resident. ~sigh~ So many issues, so little time. But no less deserving of compassionate care than any other...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  43. That sounds killer because on call can be heavy with making viists, doing late admissions, attending deaths etc. I would not...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  44. Take it out for the interview. Just like the PP said that they will give you the policy once you are hired. I have worked...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Take it out for the interview. If you're hired, you'll be given their policies etc regarding piercings. Good luck :)
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Run away and don't look back. 13048
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  47. I'm not even sure if that is legal (training with no pay). I'd check with a lawyer versed in employment law. Though to...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  48. you have more coffee in your blood stream than blood :)
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  49. The Benadryl & voltaren,maybe....but keppra??? Why would a dr order a dosage based on a patient request. Craziness.
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  50. In my facility, we do "sleep studies" on anyone being prescribed a sleep aid. If they get at least 8 hours in 24 hours, no...
    SuesquatchRN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


Top