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By IrishIzRN, BSN, RN

Joined Jul 25, '06 - from 'Somewhere over the rainbow...'. IrishIzRN is a RN, BSN, IBCLC, RLC. She has 'A whole bunch...' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'L&D, Antepartum, Lactation, Pediatrics'. Posts: 1,372 (34% Liked) Likes: 1,254

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  1. I always chase down my techs and ask them to let me join them for the bed baths. It's a great time for the assessment, and...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Yes, we were also told there would be no exams re-set for failed internet connections. Its looking like I will be...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. I cannot recommend a nursing program that costs $132,000. No nursing degree is worth that amount of money. The staggering...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  4. Yikes. Take a look at your post and think, "Would I hire this nurse?"
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nurses should absolutely "think twice": think twice about why the "opinion" of a minority of "MDs" that is in direct...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Sounds like your MDs are highly threatened by the NP profession, nothing new there. If those in charge of your practice...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Well, it's not like getting an associates after getting a bachelors is "negative education" in a mathematical sense or...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. Nurse practitioners do not claim to be physicians and as any good health provider understands is when to refer to a more...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  9. i don't know about anybody else's areas, but the area that i live in is experiencing a literal dry-up of primary care docs....
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. There is plenty of evidence about the "risks". What there is also is a huge money lobby for the AMA. Veterans should be...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. I'll also add that not all foster parents go into it for the right reasons, hence my concern.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Really? Thank you for the quick recap of my first assessment class ever. My question was ethical in nature and pertained to...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. easy ... I DON'T certify the health of a patient I don't know. Have refused to do the foster care form more than once. As...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. prnq.... You ALL know you need an order BEFORE giving any medication. It's ILLEGAL to do otherwise. Let's stop with...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I find that a little bit scary. Sorry. You can teach a monkey how to do a blood sugar, but do we? Its not just...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. The computer shut down after ___ questions. Did I pass? Did I get the good pop-up? Please answer these 10 questions...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. When you have spinal fractures that make your L5 literally not attached to S1, and your L5 has slipped about 30-40% forward,...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  18. I can't even wrap my head around the insensitivity of this comment…let alone the "Agreed" at the end--as if no rational...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  19. Just had to go there, couldn't help yourself? Too bad, I was there to support your right to discuss this here. No,...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  20. You can't begin to compare nursing with other professions. Nursing is unique because there are so many facets in becoming an...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. I disagree. My certification is IBCLC. A knowledgeable consumer will know that if they need breastfeeding assistance, they...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  22. went to check my CV, and whew, I have it correctly ordered. Why do I choose to display my qualifications on my CV? I...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. There are athiests in this world who are darn fine nurses. And there are plenty of Christians in this world who are the...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  24. Being able to communicate in a professional manner is an essential skill for a good nurse.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  25. My view is you are wrong, but I am sure that nothing will dissuade you of this wrong-headed, divisive view.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  26. I just can't even. It's like the OP is talking to his/her self. OP, may Brigid bless your hands and heart with her...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  27. No, not agreed.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  28. Can we not do that please? I hate the generalization that doctors don't take the time to listen to their patients or that...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  29. Thank you, Fruit. That is the main reason I have not been extremely active in this thread. And I'm not anti-vax.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  30. If the fools running your school haven't figured out how to effectively proctor online exams, then they've asked for this.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  31. I am solidly pro-vaccination and believe that people who refuse to vaccinate their children are a danger to themselves and...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  32. Sure. I will be a mid level even though I provide the same care and I am held to the same outcomes as my physician...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  33. Dude, I'm sorry - I took a break from this thread until this morning. I'm sorry if I've missed a post in this 32-page...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  34. I just feel like I need to say: People that choose not to vaccinate are NOT bad people. I have yet to meet one that is...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  35. Well, for minor things, sure. I waited until my daughter was 12 before finally capitulating on the varicella vaccine (her...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  36. No, the concern was what 8 vaccines all at once is doing to an infant's immune system.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  37. You make a good point. I do not think there is 100% right answer either way. The decisions I made for my children, I did as...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  38. Woohoo! Another person with an open mind. I think there might be 5 of us now willing to consider the grey area between the...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  39. Just accepted a job offer at a university hospital for 20% more money and way better benefits! I can't believe I put up with...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  40. And what happens when the abx that is chosen by an RN with no prescriptive education has an interaction with another med? ...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  41. Why am I linking MMR to sexual activity? Because if she's of childbearing age and sexually active, she can get pregnant and...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  42. I'll play devil's advocate here. This poster indicated her teenager is female. While MMR has nothing to do with STD's, the...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  43. I just wanted to point something out. Not all non-vaccinating or delayed vaccinating parents believe there is a link between...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  44. And by responding no I am a real nurse you are no different than the RN's that you are complaining about. How can you fault...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  45. melatonin works great and is probably a better alternative than Benadryl :-)
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  46. I am one who greatly dislikes the American vaccine schedule as it currently is. I think it's too much, too soon, and all at...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  47. I know that this is a bash anti-vaccine thread, and I hope I don't get thrashed here. I'm personally not firmly in the...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  48. Nutmeg and Irish are right. You cannot call yourself a nurse if you are not a licensed nurse.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: School Nurses
  49. Thank you IrishIzRn....thought I was out here by myself.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: School Nurses
  50. I did not call you useless, I value very highly the CNAs I work with in another job, but you just called yourself a school...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: School Nurses


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