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Joined Aug 28, '06. Posts: 422 (37% Liked) Likes: 453

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  1. :smokin:Dilaudid, Dilaudid, Dilaudid, Dilaudid, and then there is Dilaudid:smokin:
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. I was sitting in the waiting room of my oncologist's office, about an hour into the wait, when I got restless and got up to...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Please don't blame nurses who don't want to work overtime for a facility's staffing problems.
    dream'n
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Soooo time consuming, and it's such a guessing game. "Did you take your tacrolimus this morning? The Prograf? The one to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. You absolutely did the right thing! And I would love to work with more people like you:up:
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. You did the right thing. Depending on the political situation at your facility, it might rebound on you. That happens. If...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. You are already showing great character traits as a leader and agent of change. This is what we need in nursing. ...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Argh. I had a shift from HELL yesterday and it has left me in quite a funk. I am on a PCCU floor and the patients are...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. We are required to get vitals which invariably leads to a potty patrol, while the CNA's wait for a call light. It is...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I don't have any answers for you, but I feel your pain. I actually got into trouble with my manager once because the CNAs...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. While you will (and already have had!) people telling you how awful nights are, how unmanageable, etc, I'll offer this: NO...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I think the better question is why are so many people in charge of units where nurses frequently leave in under a year ? ...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. Yeah where are these doctors who will do my transfusions for me? I work Onc...I do a lot:)
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. When nurses are treated like professionals (i.e. lawyers and attorneys), then and only then would I expect them to treat...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. You can't generalize. Some people are lovley, some aren't.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. ((HUGS)) the JC is the hospitals problem..you did fine.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I would park by the meters when I was the early open heart anesthesia nurse the tickets were cheaper than the paid parking...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Cheaper or not, it's ridiculous for nurses to have to count ANYTHING that comes from a bottle. We have enough to do without...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. You are either very lucky, little work experience or so dominant that you maybe the bully....or you just haven't met a pro...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. It seems like the word is verboten 'round these parts. Yeah, getting your feelings butt-hurt or your feathers ruffled...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. I don't see bullying either, but I do see a horrid, toxic, evil workplace. I'm glad you got out of there when you did, and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. It sounds like a horrible place to work! Some workplaces are MRSA positive, metaphorically. Ugh, sorry you had to experience...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. I don't see bullying, I see a toxic work environment. Both very unpleasant, but a toxic/bad environment does not equal...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I was a nurse way back when there were slow nights!
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. I really beg to differ. We have dumbed down the expectation of nursing clinical expertise. Instead, we are expected to carry...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  26. I have to be honest with you, I do not want to be the sole person responsible for toileting and/or bathing my patients. I am...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  27. Around here, RNs wear navy blue scrubs. I used to want those navy blues so badly I could taste it. Now that I have my own...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. All new nurses are task oriented and feel as if all they do is pass meds, and to some extent it is true. You are learning...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  29. First off, as you know, don't EVER punch in your code for a waste you did not witness. Sometimes, nurses will ask the new...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  30. Healthcare is changing. And not for the better. Behind all the pretty pictures on billboards showing a world where everyone...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  31. I think this is a mistake. There is so much we still do not know about the Ebola virus. The doctor who contracted it was...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  32. Yes I agree that there are grossly misinformed individuals everywhere.... As per the ANAThere are states since this was...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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


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