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  1. Memorial in Belleville does hire new grads. I believe they too have a residency program . Magnet status basically just means...
    Jun 17 '10
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  2. We all make mistakes...It's the "perfect" nurse that scares me the most. They are just better at covering those mistakes...
    Dec 29 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Please don't take this the wrong way..But, maybe it's the way you approach it? Or it could be that the nurse is terrified...
    Dec 29 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. SOme very informative responses...SOme like it and others don't... Like I said, I'm willing to try it. And I too am...
    Dec 29 '09
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. That's inappropriate. Getting suspended for telling the truth...What did they want you to do? Tell them you could save her?...
    Dec 29 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I think the best thing you could do in a situation like that would be to document fully what the pt, family, doc, and nurse...
    Dec 29 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. It seems to be very common as of late where I work. I shouldn't be happening..but, when supervisors and managers don't care...
    Dec 28 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Our facility is starting to dinge employees for calling in. So, if i'm sick, I'll be there...my family had the swine and I...
    Dec 28 '09
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. I was just wondering if your facility utilizes bedside shift reporting. Is it working well? What do you feel are the pros...
    Dec 28 '09
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. I once had a woman disconnect her dad's chest tube so he could get up and go to the bathroom. He was on bedrest and...
    Oct 4 '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. We are doing peer reviews at my facility. I haven't gotten mine yet or have been asked to do one. But, from what I'm hearing...
    Oct 4 '09
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  12. I totally agree. Perfect answer!:yeah:
    Oct 4 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Oh and yes, it's my fault because I won't let them. "Sure, I'll be glad to call the supervisor." Not a problem....
    Oct 4 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Pt in for elevated cardiac enzymes, shortness of breath, high blood sugar, and diaphoresis. But is demanding to go out and...
    Oct 4 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I have just few that really irke me. 1) The all hateful malicious gossipers. Gotta love them! 2) Not being able to...
    Oct 4 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I have been a victim to a lot of these things in my 5 years as a RN. Unfortunatley, I'm a fighter. And a I refuse to take...
    May 26 '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Overly confident nurses scare me the most. When a nurse stops questioning things......I don't know...kinda makes me a little...
    May 26 '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. As a staff nurse, I came here to see how you, as a manager, ensure that assignments are fair when assigning teams to your...
    Mar 11 '09
    Forum: Nursing Management
  19. They are all our pts. It shouldn't matter if you get along with a certain nurse or not. It's not about the staff. It's about...
    Feb 23 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I think letting your manager know that VS and blood sugars was right on the money. THos things are crucial on my floor and...
    Feb 23 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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