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Joined Aug 28, '06. Posts: 407 (36% Liked) Likes: 416

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. I was a nurse way back when there were slow nights!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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: General Nursing Discussion
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. Thanks for that. This is a rant. On a nursing site.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. ​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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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


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