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  1. Good Enquiry, Dreamchaser81! Excellent responses! Having worked at a State Facility, at that time serving both MI and DD...
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    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  2. Hi I live in California and my sister takes part in the hiring process at the NICU she works in and she told me a while ago...
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    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  3. Are you licensed as a registered nurse in Alaska? That would be the first step. The process is outlined on the Alaska board...
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    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  4. Its is in our job duties per medicare/medicaid to clean the things the pt uses. But not to clean the other areas. I find...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. I take care of some very DD students in my public high school. They are often the highlight of my day!
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    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  6. I live in Ohio and I'm a Support Spec for individuals w/ developmental disabilities. I'm not a CNA. I have been certified to...
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    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  7. I wanted to introduce myself. My name is Michelle. I'm a nurse at several autism/emotional support schools in my area. I...
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    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  8. Try St. Elias Specialty Hospital in Anchorage. They were hiring new grads a few months ago. It's an LTAC (Long Term Acute...
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    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  9. thank god there are people like you who choose to work in psych, because i could never do it. that said, i think sometimes...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I think it's always helpful to make sure that the prospective employer knows exactly when you will be moving, but they don't...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Donna Cardillo has a great website for job-hunting nurses. She has an article on key words that you might find helpful.
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. Dear patient's fully grown adult son, Do not under any circumstances flick my scope tubing while I'm taking a BP. Do not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Sounds like she might have terminal agitation....see if you can get an ABHR suppository or gel. Ativan, Benedryl, Haldol,...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. I guess the answer to this question would involve what her current K level was. And since it is YOUR punishment, don't ya...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Caps, caps, CAPS! They're calling out to me! they're hassling me! :D:D:D
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    Forum: Nursing News
  16. I can imagine it would bite if I were in emergency or something. But realistically, I'm the unit manager/MDS nurse in an...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I will never forget being a first year student in an orthopedics rotation. I was assisting the nurse with a dressing change...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  18. My white uniform, whether or not the cap is included, gets respect. I can't tell you the number of patients who, when I came...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  19. a sense of humor runs in my family. my great grandfather was well known as a great story teller -- almost everyone in the...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Once you’re out of school and the reality of your chosen profession hits you, it can be quite overwhelming, no matter how...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. However, increasing the FiO2 will do little in the way of enhancing oxygen delivery to the ischemic myocardium. While I am...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I'm a pre-hospital RN in IL and am also an APN. I never, ever stop unless I'm enroute to a scene....it not safe, you don't...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. I have been in EMS for almost 8 years, and am now an EMS Officer. If you come upon the scene BEFORE police/fire/EMS are on...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. This year marks my twentieth year as a nurse. Hard to believe. I wonder how many patients I have cared for in twenty...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Pinhead. Asking for, and giving help is always encouraged in good workplaces. Even back in the old school days (we're...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. You NEED to ask for help...your back won't thank you otherwise. Your instructor has a misplaced sense of what "independence"...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Sigh. . . yet another myth from the mythical Land of Old School. I don't think that rationale is behind it at all. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Complete bollocks. If you do get to a place that's understaffed and/or has coworkers who won't help you...RUN...FAST...IN...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. OK I've done that too. Different situation, but trashed the boss in public and I was the assistant manager.. even worse. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Your DON sounds quite hateable. I hate her and I've never even met her. There's no reason to work that short. They can...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I work for a hospital that has a union and am currently the president of the local. We belong to the Wisconsin Federation of...
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    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  32. Well, usually you need two people to straight cath women who need it anyway since they are either obese or disoriented and...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  33. I have been a nurse for 26 years and done LOTS of jobs. I have applied for some that I did not get. As I got older and more...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. As every nurse knows, there are shifts which are generally limited to full-moon summer weekend nights, with normally...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. The truth of the matter is that you can kill yourself trying to memorize algorithms but it's only that---book learning by...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  36. I'll preface this by stating that everything I know about potassium I've learned form our transplant nephrologists who are...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  37. yes, some DO notice. i overheard my 19yo son telling his dad, "why can't you not swear, like mom?" and his 16yo brother...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. There is a critical difference between dropping the occasional curse word under certain situations - "**** it, that hurt" or...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. Yes, I have - and when I said something to her about it, she gave me a dirty look and said "This is the way I **** talk, if...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. 1) why do you assume that it was a woman? 2) this is a vent/humor thread 3) at least we made it to page 4, before......
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I documented several times about a pt who was very inappropriate with me and my CNA's. He eventually decided to assault me,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. You do realize that Valentine's curmudgeons fall the hardest when they do fall... ;)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. beautiful! is it just me or do you guys think great veins are damn sexy!?!!? :lol2:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. OK, while we know it probably isn't wise for a new grad to go to Haiti, enough with the new grad bashing.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  45. They don't call this time of year "the dead of winter" for nothing. Some mornings I stand at my picture window, steaming...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. when our goddaughter was about five, she was spending the weekend with us and while riding her new "big girl" bike with no...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. If you are in school right now, please, speak with an advisor or an instructor. But when you do so, explain your own...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. I think at some point you gain the olfactory stamina ;) to go about your job without reacting to odors. I hate to be...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. In the wake of a rather silly lawsuit (patient claimed that three young, beautiful women and one fat old broad -- that would...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I'm with you, although one time I documented what happened when a patient assaulted me and the manager demanded that I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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