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Joined Aug 28, '06. Posts: 397 (35% Liked) Likes: 360

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  1. Thanks, everyone. I went to my supervisor and talked to her about it. She was sympathetic (or appeared to be). She called...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. As a guest in their ED, I would do nothing. Actually, I would probably see if I could play with the dog, if I'm being...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. Actually, I was noticing earlier today that most of the recent threads have been started by students -- and a lot from...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. anywhere near the beach is going to be pricey. How near is near the beach? Boston...yes it's pricey and nursing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Accessing a port vs doing a venipuncture isn't only a matter of time and convenience, it's also a much greater infection...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I completely agree with you and at the same time say that's also a double standard against us. There are mass examples of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. My facility, like many, has increased staffing ratios in all departments in response to the economic pressures. Meanwhile,...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  8. Agree completely. Of course I don't go around at work asking people Ray Comfort style, "Do you consider yourself to be a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. I am doing something wrong if no one knows I am a Christian. Besides, I look very different from most nurses which is a give...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. While I agree education is a good thing it is another thing altogether when you take intelligent, well trained, educated...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. She seems to be napping because you have allowed it. Why would you let her do it if you were told not to? It seems that it...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. I looked this up and I guess in some areas of Canada you are allowed to nap. I would talk with her tell her what her...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. As an oncology nurse and as a cancer patient in remission (not breast) this is exactly my issue with pinkwashing. There are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I don't think you can compare this case to the one of the little girl who needed lungs. In the case of the lung transplant,...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  15. I know there's a lot that goes into listing someone for transplant but this is a child. He's 15 years old- probably a...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  16. In LTC, once a family member takes a resident out of the building on pass, that resident becomes the legal responsibility of...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Speaking of housekeeping, does anyone know why they can't just put on a pair of gloves and clean up the darn...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. And if WE complain, we aren't team players. But how dare we ask anyone to be a "team player" and actually do THEIR OWN JOB.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. And I've called maintenance to ask them to change a ceiling light bulb in the resident's room and I swear to God he replied...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Sigh......Preaching to the choir...I think this is the hardest to put up with...immense responsibility and very little...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Thanks for that. This is a rant. On a nursing site.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Why do I have to call lab to remind them of timed blood draws being drawn, well, on time? Why do I have to call dietary...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Oh! And let's not forget the medical assistants who politely come to warn us that they'll soon be replacing us, cause they...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. ​If I'm asking for advice from a nursing peer, then that's who I want to hear from.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I've been in long term care for more than 30 (yikes) years. In no facility has it been a standard of practice to do a set of...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  26. Actually, if you gave a narc and didn't check on your patient for 2 hours, you'd be answering first for not doing a focused...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  27. We didn't check VS before giving narcs, even in acute care. If the patient isn't allergic to the drug and they aren't...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  28. I might be missing something, but why don't you just send for your transcript and take the NCLEX before the cut-off date?...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  29. I work in LTC and am just appalled at mandated gdr's (gradual dose reductions) on psychotropic drugs for our residents. They...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  30. If a resident asks for something that you can handle quickly, like grabbing a blanket or giving them a drink, that's fine....
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  31. 1. You are NOT the only resident in this facility. 2. Your mother is NOT the only resident in this facility. 3. No,...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  32. While I agree that we should not get caught up in ruminating over why we were rejected or how we were treated, there still...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  33. I don't expect a response stating I haven't been selected if all I've done is apply. But if I get interviewed, a standard...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  34. Nobody owes you an explanation for why you did not get hired, and it opens them up to potential liability. But they...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  35. Nothing is OWED, but common courtesy and professionalism should trigger some type of notification that you did not make the...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  36. A local hospital system I have been applying to sends out an email, basically saying, thanks for applying, but you're not...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  37. We've all gotten spam emails and mass marketing emails. The technology exists to send out a generic form letter to...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  38. How hard is it to send a form letter saying another applicant was chosen? I feel that's the most courteous way to handle...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  39. I don't think they owe you anything, however if you make it to the interview stage I think they should at least send an...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  40. I don't think the employer owes candidates an explanation of why they weren't hired. However, it's not professional to keep...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  41. The distinguishing mark for me is whether the app was interviewed. If so, a short -- even a canned -- response would be...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  42. Really? So do you work for free? I have not seen a situation like you describe. Have you actually seen someone lose their...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. In practice, it seems the MA scope of practice is whatever the person hiring them determines it to be.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I'm sorry but I fail to see how these people are being culturally insensitive at all. What I sense from your description are...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. I work in OB in a hospital that is in the inner city and we see quite a few teen pregnancies. Most are in the 16-19 year old...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  46. TED RN to Be...RNs have gar more medical training that EMTs....don't go down that road.
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  47. So she's on the call-light all the time...did you ever think that maybe THAT was a sign of, oh, I don't know, ANXIETY??? ...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  48. what was wrong with just giving her the ativan? So unprofessional I can't believe people actually do this. No integrity.
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  49. Today is my day off after working three days in a row. However, my eyes popped open at 0530 and would not close again. My...
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    Article Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  50. Seriously, you're thinking of reporting her to the nursing board? I think you're being a bit ridiculous. I highly doubt that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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