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  1. We all know paper gowns and vinyl gloves that tear as you put them on are going to protect you! PPE is a joke at best. It...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. My favorite was many years ago when I was in nursing school on my ER rotation. The man came in (this was in August) with a...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. So many say that suicide is selfish. It is not. It is about feeling that the world is better off without you, and it is a...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  4. M*A*S*H was pretty good, IMHO (for the time,) and ER was pretty good. I HATE House (where the docs do everything) and any...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  5. Add Ohio to the list of states who restrict the title of nurse to licensed nurses (LPN or RN). Medical assistants and STNAs...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. My grandmother had Alzheimers and my mom died of Alzheimers (it is hereditary in our family) and when my time comes I plan...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  7. NP easily making over 6 figures depends on where you live. Around where I live, new NP makes about $65,000-$70,000/yr. I am...
    May 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Yes, you must put money away. I have been saving for retirement since I started working, I have deferred comp (similar to a...
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I worked for 3 agencies at a time once - keeping track of who I was working for and when so nothing overlapped, and I was...
    May 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I am an NP who takes my own call24/7/365, and my nurses who call me NEVER apologize for calling me, and I wouldn't want them...
    May 19
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. I worked as an NP in a practice where an LPN was placed in the position of COO, and she delegated to MDs as well as NPs and...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. I have never gotten paid for my charting, and usually see 16 - 30 patients/day. With EMR (which I STILL hate!) it takes me...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Frankly, I have multiple degrees and DETEST the "alphabet soup" that most nurses with more than one degree use to make...
    Feb 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Viva, you may be that type of surveyor, but most that I have met are unpleasant and think they "walk on water." They are...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. When I worked at a hospital 30 miles from home, there were times when the state highway patrol closed the roads between...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  16. When I was working in oncology I had patients who smoked it to relieve nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy (marinol...
    Aug 28 '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. I work as an NP, and have colleagues that are NPs and PAs. Frankly, I feel that we are pretty much equivalent in knowledge....
    Jul 4 '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. Family I grew up with, last name Coon, Kids named "Ric,", "Rac," and "Ty". (raccoon, tycoon?) Another boy I went to school...
    Jun 26 '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. When someone is admitted, I ask "would you like to write for this now or at 3AM when I call you?" I believe in being...
    May 29 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Have you considered becoming a medical scribe? They are used at some hospitals here in the ER, and my employer is looking...
    May 22 '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance

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