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  1. Not if it was TRUE!
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. If I were to say this about a women, the comment would have been moderated. Comments like these make this man very...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Let me start by saying I am a CNA and I'm not talking about all CNAs. I have a problem with some coworkers and even some...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Seems less than professional to me. It's like that where I work. In the same "huddle" we were told, "it's been tough...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Another option might be a cooling vest. We use these a lot in the OR when we have to crank the room temp up or wear lead for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. we're sacrificing health care in favor of customer service, and it's going to bite us all in the butt someday. i'm getting...
    abbaking
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Since I was a little girl, I have always wanted to be a nurse. I wanted to help people. I wanted to heal. Now 4 years out of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Is there a reason that you could not have emptied it? Not meaning to be fresh, however, if I see it, I just do it. To...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. gosh imintrouble, i guess being honest doesn't pay.:sarcastic: i for one, respect and admire your perspective. and most...
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. So, if this hungry dude takes a tray, he's a thief. But you steal crackers and milk that aren't yours, and everything is...
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Eating stuff from the nourishment room is also theft, technically. Do you take pens from "floor supply"? What about...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. No one is really condoning the OPs behavior. However, we certainly understand and some of us sympathize. I don't see how you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. That was me three weeks ago. Since then, I have sought help in counseling, have started medication through my doctor,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Dear new grad, I am sorry (sort of) that you did not get your dream job in a hospital and you are here instead. I know...
    abbaking
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. yep - we got the trackers too. Thing is, we have a lot of psych and geri -psych/dementia pts - they repeatedly hit the light...
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. They could track my a#@ right out the door and see how many minutes it would take me to get from the elevator to my car. ...
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Reading these posts made me glad I'm retired! I do miss critical care nursing very much...but I hated when nursing decisions...
    abbaking
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. It's really unfair for people to say CNA's are all lazy, disrespectful, etc. I am in nursing school and have been an aide...
    abbaking
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  19. I really appreciate your whole post, but these 2 points are on the top of my burnout list. I think the hardest thing is...
    abbaking
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  20. I suffer from burnout on a frequent basis. The odd thing is, I have a great job that is perfectly suited for me. I love it....
    abbaking
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  21. I can't believe she said "full throttle". WHile it seems like she does have a point, her delivery is less than professional.
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I think that email was pretty unprofessional.
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. It sounds to me like the NM should be spending more time on the floor observing rather than taking the word of others. This...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Sedated, intubated, constipated, and restrained. lol But I love the cute old people… I don't mind total care pts,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Comatose ... ;)
    abbaking
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Let me start off by saying that a Certified Nurses Aide (CNA) are the backbones of every Nursing home. Without our...
    abbaking
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  27. I think you nailed it! "The princess as I see it is the nurse who is allowed to demand and receive privileges and the...
    abbaking
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. Ok, so I'm a male nurse. I worked hard to get where I am in my career and consider myself not only competent but an...
    abbaking
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. Learn how to set limits. Being nice is not going to do it for this type of family. You must maintain a professional...
    abbaking
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. I love it! I love the old school nurses who just couldn't give a good God Damn about how someone is about to take what their...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. Formulating a plan of attack is clearly the way to go...she is NO position to CONTROL you. She simply constructs the...
    abbaking
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. I am a 10 year Paramedic an Fairly new Nurse...Nurses take lip from no one. First lets start with, she is not signing...
    abbaking
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Scream back, about nothing in particular.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. There is only one REAL reason she behaves that way, it is tolerated. I would not and have never tolerated such behavior. The...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. This is a reportable offense. JCAHO has a zero tolerance policy for distruptive behavior from physicians/management: ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. This happens because the facilities allow it to happen.
    abbaking
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. Here's my vent right back:When you have a nursing license, a national certification in school nursing, and have actually...
    abbaking
    Forum: School Nurses
  38. I'm painting with a broad, anecdotal paintbrush here-- but in my experience many MD's/psychologists drawn to the psychiatric...
    abbaking
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. I work in a medical ICU, we do not have any nursing assistants most of the time. I was a CNA for 5+ years before going to...
    abbaking
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  40. That's what I don't understand. Why is your co-worker making it a point of telling others that you take the bus? Does he...
    abbaking
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. OK, so you admit you knew this post would generate heat. That is a risk u take when posting something. But I REALLY have...
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Exactly. The 25 yr old newbie nurse is an Epic fail on therapeutic communications. Clueless as to what some of us are...
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. To put it bluntly, BFD! We have ALL worked hard to get where we are! We all have lives, spouses, children, have had crappy...
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. So let me see if I understand this, you can rant and vent about something that bothers you, but feel others should censor...
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Try working that 14 hour shift for 10-20-30 years. You might appreciate the "I want to leave nursing" vents more.
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. don't you think that nurses with 10x your experience, or twice your age, don't know the pitfalls in nsg? ...or know what...
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. If it were only that easy. The OP is 25 yrs old. Everything was simpler when I was 25. I guess the OP didn't pass the...
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. This is a site where we can vent. Don't like it? Don't read it.
    abbaking
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. This is a site to vent, among other things. No one makes a major life decision without thought and hashing out details and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. According to your profile, you're 25 years old and have been working as a nurse for 3 years. How many other jobs have you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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