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By txwildflower57

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  1. I love working my 7p-7a shifts. I worked those for almost 10 years. Decided to go to days with a different type of job -...
    Sep 17 '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  2. I don't know about debriding a burn wound - have done other types before but to me the question here is "Did she break the...
    Sep 17 '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  3. I work in LTC and I think that we do still have feelings about death but we have to protect ourselves so we don't "fall...
    Sep 15 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I work with a doctor who believes that the elderly in the LTC shouldn't have anything more than Tylenol! He's a jerk!...
    Sep 15 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I am a DON in a smaller facility, don't have an ADON or MDS coordinator. I do it all and still have to cover the floor if I...
    Sep 11 '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  6. I know that a lot of LTCs do have LPN/LVN as the ADON.  I think it does come down to the money part.  I agree, I...
    Sep 11 '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  7. I know that a lot of LTCs do have LPN/LVN as the ADON. I think it does come down to the money part. I agree, I would have...
    Sep 11 '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  8. I am a DON in LTC and I have found that several of you have the right idea. I tell my CNAs all the time that they are doing...
    Sep 11 '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  9. Well, you must not be working in Long Term Care because it's biting us in the butt! Our patients benefits are being cut so...
    Sep 11 '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. As a DON in a LTC I think they are really doing you an injustice - it would have to be really an emergency before I would...
    Aug 30 '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. I am a woman but I was over 50 when I got my RN. I have found that many of your elderly patients want the us "older" nurses...
    Aug 25 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. I think the best way to go about this is to contact HR and find out if you are rehirable first. Then submit your resume'...
    Jul 19 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I agree whole heartedly!! I personally believe that it should be a requirement in every state and every nursing school...
    Oct 2 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. One thing that the "facility" owners are forgetting is that the private home sectors are going away from carpeting and...
    Oct 2 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. This goes to show that management doesn't care what happens to us, just the bottom dollar. Did they ever stop to think that...
    Sep 30 '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. Well, as a DON in a LTC I would like to let you know that my resident's care is #1. I make sure I see and talk with each...
    Sep 30 '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. Oh my this is a catastrophy waiting to happen. I feel for her patients. She better wake up and smell the coffee because if...
    Sep 30 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I recently started working at a LTC facility as a DON. I was a CNA then went to nursing school to earn my degree. I have...
    Sep 30 '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Wow, you wouldn't believe how many graduate nurses have come through the hospital I work for. They had about 100 that they...
    Nov 24 '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  20. I work telemetry units at 2 hospitals. Both have recently been certified as "Stroke Units" also. We get everything!!!! If...
    Nov 16 '10
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing

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