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By FLArn

Joined Jan 6, '02. Posts: 532 (63% Liked) Likes: 1,419

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  1. You're right; if you are being asked to pay for it, it's not a "gift." I wouldn't find it "insulting" (v. little that...
    FLArn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. That's what a lot of us nurses don't appreciate sometimes......physicians are often treated as badly by the "customer...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. You sound like a great charge nurse! Of course no one ever likes an admit, but having help makes it so much better! As does...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Wow. You essentially do everything for an admission. Assess, hook-up, medicate if needed is about the only thing the care...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. My answer would be a slow code is NEVER ethical, but is often humane and compassionate.
    FLArn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What makes a scary nurse: someone who assumes they know how to do everything, one who never asks questions, one who thinks...
    FLArn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Learning how to properly provide personal care to patients IS a core skill for nursing.Any nurse worth her salt will not be...
    FLArn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Wow this is a systems issue....the more that is involve the higher the chance of a mishandling information. 2 computer...
    FLArn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Since you received the patient from OR, already on the drip, then you HAD an order; it simply needed to be written or placed...
    FLArn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I have had pts with them and we continued with it until they could not tolerate the food.
    FLArn
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  11. I feel very badly for your patient. No matter how many of his synapses weren't firing, he definitely did not deserve to be...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Just a guess, but maybe the new person is getting the hours because they cost the least to the owners as far as hourly pay.
    FLArn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I wouldn't put an NGT in a person with known varices...if a doc puts in that order, he can do it himself. That whole...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. As a hospice nurse, I agree wholeheartedly with you. 1 or 2 mg of Morphine is NOTHING when used against cancer pain. ...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Oncology pain is nothing to screw with. I used to **** off the upper management by giving my patients dilaudid (when...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Let's hear if for all the night nurses! click like if you think night nurses rock :)
    FLArn
    Photo Forum: Nurses Rock
  17. Thanks for the tips! Today I looked up the meds I didn't know in the mars and wrote them down on a brain sheet i have for...
    FLArn
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. nailed it. Stands up and applauds this here post.. also, many nurses are parents. there's not a lot i wouldn't do to...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I had a supervisor once at a pretty low skill type job (non nursing obviously) who wanted to promote me to shift leader. I...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  20. It wouldn't worry me at all. What would worry me is if they didn't know and instead of admitting they didn't know, they went...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  21. Hello! The good news is that you have time on your side. Do not worry about your boss just yet. Start making sacrifices...
    FLArn
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. OK, so I am clearly late to this discussion but here it goes... Suppose your instructor tells you exactly what is going...
    FLArn
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. How about you talk to her about it. Catch her when she's available and tell her you want to talk in private. There, explain...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. You got a course syllabus at the beginning of the course, right? With all the readings for the semester listed, by the days...
    FLArn
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Many of us view the healthcare setting as a place of employment where we we are comfortable. To patients, however, this...
    FLArn
    Article Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  26. Chart the initial call, the response (new order received and noted), chart the 2nd call for the positive UA and the response...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  27. relieve their symptoms... reassure them and their families, review goals for care, more support
    FLArn
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  28. One does not need to be certified to be an excellent hospice nurse. It takes hospice experience to be eligible to take the...
    FLArn
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  29. Look at your hospital's policy and talk with the physician. Where I work if a patient is NPO, sliding scale typically isn't...
    FLArn
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  30. Just as we all have the right to vote and voice our opinions....we have the right to our beliefs and opinions. I think the...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  31. I am so sorry that your manager is putting you and your co-workers in this position. He/she is likely diverting medication...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  32. The only nurse I've ever worked with who didn't have access to Pyxis, was on probation for narcotic diversion. At the risk...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  33. Honestly, my reputation is important to me and should be to you too. I would file a grievance and take it a step past the...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  34. Who do you serve? Well if you to make it blunt and to the point. I you would drop dead today the unit would go on. However...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  35. may not be a true allergy...but even if it is you can use a liquid concentrated oxycodone 20mg/ml.
    FLArn
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  36. because it was so abbreviated most people would have NO idea what it means! including me!
    FLArn
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  37. Worse mistakes in hospital? I wouldn't think so. In the hospital, you'd call a code and then the code team would swoop in...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  38. The situation, as it has been presented, strains credulity. Maybe some important details are missing. :blackalien:
    FLArn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. 1) Maybe 2) If they come again, remember: Never, ever talk to anone like this without your own lawyer present 3) Never,...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. You shouldn't be embarrassed, she should.
    FLArn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Agreed!
    FLArn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. She was being a jerk. I'm sure that with the admissions, she was really stressed out, but she did not have to be a jerk...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. I loved working with the long-term care residents. The long-term care units where I've worked have been low-stress and...
    FLArn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  44. Saying 'no' ocassionally should not jeopardize your job. If you have other plans, tell them. Ask for double time, or time...
    FLArn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Yes..you are not supposed to make any copies. But as demonstrated by OP's predicament, lack of a triplicate paper trail has...
    FLArn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  46. First...a hospice patient should not be in the ICU and should certainly not be monitored. Second...N/V is NOT typically an...
    FLArn
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  47. I am a hospice nurse. Yes, you did the right thing. Sometimes, doing nothing is very difficult to do, but in hospice it is...
    FLArn
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  48. I have had pts set their cell phones to go off every two hours. Did I give the meds, yep yep as long as it was safe..The...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  49. A venturi/venturi mask will not deliver high flow O2 and will not deliver 100%O2. The issue is that the patient needed a...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  50. OK, first...definitely not a med error, so let's get that silliness out of the way. The when you are in school correct...
    FLArn
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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