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Joined Apr 19, '06. Posts: 328 (13% Liked) Likes: 83

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  1. This is actually happening nationwide. Pharmacists are being trained and allowed to give flu shots and other vaccines. I...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. My school didn't teach IV placement or blood draws either. This is common.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. We didn't do ANY IV's in my school...and I went to a very good school. When I started in the NICU we just jumped in and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Esme12, always know the right words to say and how to say them. She always offers virtual hugs, wisdom, and great advice....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I would like to do some research on just how much spirit or divine intervention goes on in our work. Crazy as it may sound...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  6. Dear floor, ED and ICU nurses, Please forgive me. I know he's dying. I get it. I do. We were told five years. ...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I am always reading posts like that and I thought it was time that I make my own! To the nurses who are the nurse of the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Real caffeine addicts go for dark chocolate covering expresso beans. Wash it down with a cup of java and the world turns.
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  9. Wow. Well, that site sure is damning toward those with tattoos. Find me something unbiased and maybe we can have a...
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. Maybe I'm missing something, but how are tattoos unsanitary?
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  11. Better depends on so many factors. The ADN route is definitely quicker. In the long run it may be more expensive to get your...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. Having worked night shift for 8 yrs, the most irritating, annoying, frustrating thing I hear is "well you guys don't do...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I have worked nights many years ago, and never did have down time, always something that needed to be done. Usually had put...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Where I work we give very detailed reports so take this with a grain of salt! Start with the basics, pt name, age, sex,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I do very well with night shifts because I am naturally a nocturnal person who can stay up all night without much...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. When I work thirds, we eat supper between 2:00 and 3:00 am then snack again around 5:00.
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  17. In the area where I live, all of the students want to work in the ER, ICU, or L&D. No other specialties will do. However,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. When i wrote that i was trying to make a point and no it was not because she bought the easter baskets. Wendy inspired me to...
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    Forum: Burn Nursing
  19. Which do you prefer... 1. High patient satisfaction scores OR semi-private rooms? 2. Staff clocking out on time OR...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. i received last rites in 2003. i wasn't npo, but was unable to swallow, so the priest soaked the wafer in a small amount...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  21. I would have thought that she could have touched the Host to the patient's mouth or lips for several seconds, and then...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  22. enlightening article~
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  23. Part of the problem also is in nursing school nowadays they emphasis the fact that nurses in the field are "doing it wrong"...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. FYI : if the joint commission ever asks you how you clean your scrubs, you had better tell them you wash them EVERY night...
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  25. Adult women still hang out in cliques. The high school mean girl mentality doesn't go away.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I would like to think it doesn't hold true, but I really think age does. I agree. She needs to start networking now and get...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. This could also be interpreted to say, "Younger nurses are much easier for us to intimidate. The older nurses know how to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. He probably means its a 16-month accelerated baccalaureate degree (bachelor of science in nursing). People who are not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. It sounds to me like the nurse was fantastic to take educating your father into the equation. The nurse has no way to know...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  30. CHF Diabetes HTN Post-op hip replacements Post-op knee replacements Post-op hysterectomys Renal failure TB AFIB...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  31. or a low bowel obstruction from shoving it up his Azz
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  32. Here is one to share with your spouse or partner :) Nurse Call button misused once again :D Click Like if you...
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    Toon Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  33. A good nurse helps the CNA give the patient a bath.
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  34. never been an RT but know many and I would not say their job is easy. But it is different and may be just what you are...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  35. Sorry to hear all that...but honestly sweetie....in this WORLD (and specially the nursing world) it would be good to develop...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. Wow. This person decided to write you up because you turned your back due to crying?? Apparently, you are suppose to also...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. Sounds like a place you don't want to work at anyways.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I heard she did a heart transplant. The donor was the CEO, who didn't even notice it was missing because she never used it....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Nursing School Rule #1:Don't believe 75% of the "true" stories that your fellow students will tell.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Or it could be a version of the telephone game - the OP here is a student who heard the story from another student who heard...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Sometimes you will have to work days you would rather not, including holidays. Sometimes you will get to be off. That's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. yes, most hospitals certified by JC will be doing hourly rounding. It is becoming a standard in the US to prevent falls and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. good for you, samantha!! during orientation, be patient with yourself and take it day by day. i'm sure you're going to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Update: I GOT THE JOB!! (pending I pass the NCLEX of course) This was the first job I applied to and only had ONE...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I whole heartedly agree. This is a wonderful post I know to be true. I worked with Adults that have Autism and sometimes...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  46. All I got was a $5 cafeteria voucher.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I've had three episodes of MRSA cellulitis. It's not fun, but you get treated when symptoms first appear, and life goes on....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Well since you take care of patients after surgery, you could play up on that, since you would be taking care of post c...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I have no problem with the title "nurse". It's no more gender specific than the title "doctor". I remember hearing the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. F R E E W I L L. We get to make our own choices. Even when they're wrong.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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