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Joined Aug 28, '06. Posts: 386 (34% Liked) Likes: 341

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Thanks for that. This is a rant. On a nursing site.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. ​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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. First off, deep breath. I am not sure what type of mistake you may have made, we all make mistakes and no one is perfect. ...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  40. I know exactly how you feel. Sadly, this is what I go through regularly at work also. I am so sick and tired of people...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Hey OP. I did something very similar to this a few years ago. I was working in a street clinic for homeless people, and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. Call the police and have her arrested for assault and battery. She will cool off when she is in handcuffs. JMHO and my...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. feel sorry for her? feel sorry for someone who threatens me? you go ahead and sign up for that gig. i want to work with...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. i haven't read what anyone else posted yet, and i almost didn't finish your entire post because my reaction to the first few...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. I found that on the floor, people treating me like crap got under my skin a lot easier. People can be absolute dicks to me...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. Everybody is human and has their breaking point. You will find no criticism from me because you reached your point. By all...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Have a little compassion. While screaming back was not the ideal response (which the OP recognizes), the OP did not do...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Here's a hug. ((((((HUGS)))))) You're in California, according to your profile. Back in 2004, when I was living in CA, I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. I disagree with this. It's easy to blame non-vaccinating parents, but the reality of this epidemic is more complex. Across...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. But some of these children are teenagers. So they don't fit into the "Jenny McCarthy" theory that started a few years ago.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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