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By dream'n

Joined Aug 28, '06. Posts: 449 (38% Liked) Likes: 501

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  1. Just playing devils advocate here. You mention the offending nurse is a new hire, still on orientation. Maybe he/she is just...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. They will have to wait... A nurse can't stop in the middle of a med pass to change; they can't, especially if they...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. I would advise the complainers to take their concerns to the correct person--the charge nurse on days. If the complaining...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. While I agree with malenurse69 about just enjoying your time off, I know there are people (I am guilty of such behavior!)...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. It's hospital administrators themselves who are preoccupied with money. Yes, it takes money to run a hospital. But when...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Some of us work in psychiatric facilities, but ALL of us encounter psych patients. It's a fact of life.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Why only psych? Psych patients aren't restricted to the psych unit- they can be found on pretty much any hospital floor,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. There are people with serious and chronic mental illness who, among other things, have what appear to be "seizures". ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. ABSOLUTELY NO NURSING SHORTAGE. NONE WHATSOEVER. New grads & experienced nurses currently unemployed. Spread the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. National shortage of nurses? Uhmmmm, you might want to look around the AllNurses threads on that topic. There's no national...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I think you have to have a certain amount of bad-assery and be tough to do that job. I couldn't, and respect those who do.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Definitely not. No tourniquet, no BP cuff, nothing of the sort on the arm with the PICC. I'd trouble shoot the heck out...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Unless the application question directly states "disciplined at present employment" or some such wording, they are asking...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. Agree with the above poster who pointed out that the question on the application was very likely referring to disciplinary...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. The application might be asking if there has ever been any disciplinary action from the ​Board of Nursing. Pretty much...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. some people are biased against people with red hair. so, if you had red hair, are you saying you'd shave it off or dye it? ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Didn't you know that nurses are superhuman and are never to be on controlled meds for any reason? :rolleyes:
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Will be taking a pay cut. Going from nights to days, no more differential. Worth it.
    dream'n
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Nursing is one of the few professions where the phrase "life's a ***** and then you die" can seem apt. I think, once you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Well sort of. I took an offer that was fully 1/3 less salary, with a less attractive benefit package and 0 sign on bonus...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. For me it comes down to 3 big issues: Staffing, workload, and management. The sad thing is, even with mediocre pay, if these...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. So I was working on a Med/Surg floor- You also need to know that I worked a second job at a different hospital in a...
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    Article Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  23. You can do your prereqs while at your next duty station. I am a former corpsman, and I took classes two at a time while on...
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    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  24. You say you were disinvited? In that case I would "do the right thing" and send them an explicit and full list of...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Your family members' expectations are very unrealistic. A family reunion is an event that should entail leisure time and...
    dream'n
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  26. We get morphine, Valium, Dilaudid, and sometimes Ativan in carpuject cartridges, but I've never seen a carpuject anywhere on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Maybe you fabricate patient information, but I don't, and I don't appreciate being called a liar. Speak for yourself. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. Rua61 I'm so sorry. I'm not trying to be inflammatory. I was trying to describe a situation. Without the use of pictures,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. Blaming the victim is a terrible terrible thing. Her father did not cause it. He was enjoying a walk. Even if the kid felt...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. I wish nothing but peace for your family during this holiday season.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. Really? Since when is a young male threatened by a frail old man. To punch an older person in the face....really? It is...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. So you are saying that disabled people should not be allowed to walk outside alone? He is not totally blind, he can see out...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. IV starts and IV push meds was part of the curriculum in a skills class in the third semester of my ADN program. Of course,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. There was no IV competence training in my BSN program. When I got to my first job, and the subject of IV competence came...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. But to their patients' disadvantage, since a fatigued nurse is more prone to making mistakes. There are small things in...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  36. Smoke free facilities designated by fire Marshall, state or municipal regulation can be enforced to staff, visitors &...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. I have never dealt with this because the small specialty hospital where I'm employed does not have an ICU. However, I...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  38. Has any one caught or have missed orders on CPOE nursing orders? We have CPSI and our MAR is usually okay but Nursing...
    dream'n
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  39. Depends on the med, the current, documented hospital problems, the reason for the refusal. One thing no one has mentioned...
    dream'n
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  40. I worked in sub-acute for 7 months and I have now been in acute care for 2 months. A friend of mine told me I should be more...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  41. Every situation is different. You do assessments based on the patient's needs and your judgement. If a BP appears low or...
    dream'n
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  42. Survey Update......Survey is now closed. Please go to Survey Results to see the response from the allnurses community. ...
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    Survey Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  43. So, we now have confirmation that nurses do in-fact eat their young. The link will bring you to my source, a website with an...
    dream'n
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. When the ED was switching to computerized charting this was a BIG bone of contention with me. The triage is just that...the...
    dream'n
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  45. Esme had emergency surgery Saturday and is in ICU. She is doing better, but is still very uncomfortable. She could use...
    dream'n
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. If you are asking whether he might not do well if he swallows your hair, you're probably right about that. Tie it up all...
    dream'n
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  47. No doubt! At the very least!
    dream'n
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  48. It's good she got an attorney. She has been unfairly raked over the coals. Classic blame the victim tactics. Shameless. ...
    dream'n
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  49. In the shadow of a terrible incident, it is a relief to hear that these women, these RNs, are sticking up for themselves. ...
    dream'n
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  50. Her attorney can report the unsafe working conditions to OSHA on her behalf. At a minimum, Texas Health should pay her...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding


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