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By DaretoDreamRN

Joined Apr 13, '06. Posts: 104 (16% Liked) Likes: 28

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  1. I need to vent a little bit because my otherwise perfect day on the unit was ruined by a mean and ruthless nurse who engaged...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. All Im saying is that if you work in a highly diversified place where you cant understand your coworkers, it is best to find...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. I worked in England at a time when we had many Finnish and Swedish nurses coming over to work. We traditionally always...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Understanding accents can be very difficult. But you know what else is difficult to deal with? Lazy people. And dopey...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. We have a great mix of diversity at my workplace. I might have a Filipina coworker, a Nigerian coworker, a Kenyan or...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Also don't confuse a thick accent and lack of knowledge. Those are two totally different subjects. The nurse who didn't know...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. I stand behind my couch posting (yes pun intended) and it IS shameful to spout hateful rhetoric regarding people just...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. i have never understood why we americans feel everyone on the planet must speak fluent american-style english, when the...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. I understand that speaking with people heavy and thick accents can sometimes be time consuming and somewhat irritating but...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I ask this with all seriousness...what is your solution to the problem? Do individuals have to pass a very subjective...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. It's very possible to be fluent in a language but very difficult to understand. So the informations about English...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. the examples you cite are exceptions to the rule. Foreign Physicians are required to pass stringent tests that measure...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. retire?
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. In the words of the infamous Rodney King...."Can we all get along?" Thick accents are difficult to deal with, it is...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. It's an arrangement of mutual benefit. I treat my employer with respect and am ethical and moral in my practice, but loyalty...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I also agree that employers really don't care about being loyal to their employees. This is in any field. Companies care...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I would not care for this either. The charge RN could have put you on as an RN, therefore, the other nurses have smaller...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. Sorry for your experience. Perhaps you can change majors to radiology tech or some such where, at the worst, you'd have to...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Yes I agree, it is special. But do you know who made it special? Your great great great great great great grandparents or...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Ignorance = fluent at talking nonsense.Those who judge people by their nationality have never been to another country or...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Slippery slope to a policed state......:uhoh21: So fine don't give the obese smoker a job.:cool: Let them sit at...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I'm all for routine care, maintenance meds for someone who's a DNR -- why wouldn't you give them their coumadin if their...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. For the first time you check residual, make sure your clinical instructor is there with you to help guide you! If you are...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Either way works...I think it is personal preference.
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. so you want to be a nurse when you grow up? choose nursing: exploring career options the coalition for nursing...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  26. "I did get a note once saying I'd forgotten to clock in with my badge too many times (we have a book where you sign in when...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  27. to the original poster, in the start of your career there will always be times when pressure is great, patients to many...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  28. to babybug, when you are a licensed RN then feel free to write a post beratting another nurse about their nursing...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  29. My job is horrible, dreaded, makes me ill...literally. I work med/surg. With staff cut to skeleton crew, I cant take the...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Other posters have stated she has a right to refuse her meds, which she certainly does. However, just because you say "she's...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I completely agree, but that last part I never think it happens on my floor. =D
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Banned?? No. Use limited to breaks and lunch time?? Yeah. Maybe even down time if you're completely caught up and so...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Just want to clarify this. In federal facilities (VA and military) nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals are...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. What an idiot!!
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. She has the right to refuse. If a nurse did not believe in abortion, she would have the right to refuse to participate in...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Everything here has been helpful (except for paying my bills). Not so much in the support because I knew it would be out...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I am writing this totally heart broken and at my wits end. I started my career as a nurse receiving compliments on what...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. My coworker (and friend, mother, grandmother) died this morning in a car crash, she fell asleep at the wheel after working a...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Had a patient tonight who is aspirating his tube feed. His wife is FURIOUS that I would not give him 2 cans. I told her,...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I have been reading this thread and I have to be blunt,you should get on with your work and leave her alone, spying on a co...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. am i a firemanyet?? in phoenix , arizona , a 26-year-old mother stared down at her 6 year old son, who was dying of...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I have been working on a telemetry unit for aprox. a year now. The patient ratio is usually about 6 so its not as bad as...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  43. I'm so sorry for you and for Amanda. I've been through my share of health issues with my little girl and I'm blessed that...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  44. I NEVER hold patients until shift change just so I don't get another one. Don't assume that is what happened when you get a...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. When asked about this situation at my hospital, I was told that there are certain times of the day when the patient census...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Finally...somebody who gets it! I'd work with you any day :yeah:Medic2RN!!!!!!!
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. It's a system problem not the result of ER nurses trying to stick it to the floors. Carping about it isn't go to fix...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. What you're describing scares me. I've never heard of non-ACLS staff transporting monitored patients, let alone critical...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I don't disbelieve you. I just want to know where this Utopia is, where there aren't 10 patients in the waiting room/coming...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I agree this is a dangerous situation. However, it is not the nursing staff that mis-diagnosed this patient. And the ED...
    DaretoDreamRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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