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Joined Mar 23, '07. Posts: 997 (34% Liked) Likes: 933

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  1. There are no snow days for nurses-hospitals are 24/7...so is staffing. Plan accordingly...carry a packed bag...you should...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. :chuckle LMAO. Wow this thread has grown since I last read it. - No Mr.X I will not change the channel for your wife...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. You need to ambulate, go get your soda yourself. Ive already gotten you 3 on top of the chips, crackers, ice, and everything...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. lpns learn the same principles of nursing that all rn students learn. when rn students are in clinicals they are doing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. It shouldn't matter, whether you are an RN or LPN student--the LPN still has more experience than you do and is defintely...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. I have to admit, your post does come across as a tad sanctimonious. I, too, have had many life experiences prior to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. i get that you, for whatever reason, feel you don't need to make it to work during inclement weather. but the previous...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Some people might worry that the quality of care they will receive could be negatively impacted if they declined someone's...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  9. in the article it states that since God had been doing amazing things in her life, she had prayed for many pts and they were...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  10. It sounds to me like there is nothing to worry about. You are innocent so you have no reason to be nervous. Secondly, I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Re: Nurses can help the economy: BUY AMERICAN SCRUBS I realize that, but writing to these companies (by the hundreds of...
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  12. most areas have some form of bad weather, whether it be blizzards, ice storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, torrential rains with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. We are always assigned to an RN, but I end up following the LPN because the RN's don't want to be bothered. I figured out...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. You can learn more from a good LPN than a poor RN. The differences at the bedside are negligible. The other stuff...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Oh, most of the time we can do that, too. But because it's med-surg, and frequently our blood is going to the elderly who...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I also think there is a big difference between people who don't plan for a few inches of snow and people who honestly can't...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Sorry to offend. Not a nurse manager, never intend to be a nurse manager. Just a staff RN. By all means if you wish take a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. My Dear this is a venting thread. You sound like a student. I was one once too. As a student, you see everything as being...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Yeah, when I worked in the ER I actually said this all the time, whether or not the patient was allowed to. I don't smoke,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. To Amybeth56...This is a place for us to vent our frustrations. Please don't be so judgemental. It is condesending and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Better under our breaths or on a board like this (or in the tea room) than to the patient/relative. If it was my family...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. For crying out loud this is a vent thread. Just because we are blowing off steam dosen't mean we don't have any compassion.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Um I think you are missing the point of a vent thread entirely. We get to say them here but never would in real life. Just...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Crying kids are healthy kids with a reserve. Those aren't the ones to be frightened over, but I can understand how it can...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Perhaps you should look at it from an ER nurse view,...yes it's painful to watch a child cry,..yes it sucks to have to cause...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Nursing is one of those fields that you have to find your niche. If ER is your thing, you will have to find a way to work...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I make sure my vehicle is in good condition. I have a full tank of gas. I pack an extra supply of water, undies, socks,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Some people are always going to find a way to make it. You know who they are and you can count on them being there. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. In the last 4 years I have only called off once due to the snow. They did not plow our roads and my car got stuck twice on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Leave early Put the car in first or second gear and drive S-L-O-W (10 or 15 mph if that is what it takes). Don't rush. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. It's been in my experience, in the workforce in general that 95% of people over-react to "inclement weather". I have heard...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Four wheel drive and leave early. I always have made it in to work on snow days ( and icing conditions).
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  33. My way of thinking is you chose your profession, you choose where you live, you choose where you work and you choose your...
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  34. I'm with those who say leave early and go slow. Some of my most annoying remembrances are those shifts where we were...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. OK, now think damage control. How about a thank you note to the interviewer for their time, mention you are sincerely...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Clearly, it took a lot of people to mess up before this error got to your mother. The eye doctor, the eye doctor's nurse...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Sidebar: Wow! There are NOC shifts out there where all the RN does is sit at the desk reading the paper with their feet...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I love the ones who after putting their parents in a facility, goes around bossing the staff on how to care for their...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. How about bouncing your calls off the Charge nurse before you call? Another poster mentioned having a scrip written,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. Holly, in your post it appeared you were asking for input as to: "is it them, or me"? You have been given some input from...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. How long have you been a nurse? Don't you have a charge nurse who can assist you before you have to call one of these...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. I disagree. It would depend on the time of night the problem came up. You didn't say whether yours is a teaching hospital...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. The criteria for contacting an MD in the middle of the night is different than that of calling in the day. Nasal spray is...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. Okay. Honestly? I think you're giving these people way too much power over how you feel about yourself as a nurse. To put...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. Don't wake doctors up for Ocean Spray. The pt can use a little vaseline or just some water in the nose. Ask Days to get an...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. Ah, I love when patients tell me about the evil nurse who looked after them the night before when it was me!
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. A co-worker was telling us about a Pt from a few years ago, she was grossly obese, type 2 diabetic and had chronic liver...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. A gentle reminder: Folks, please try to be polite to one another and please, please, please stay on topic. This is a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Our hospital requires all nurses and "essential" employees to get to work on time. We are near mass transit and they open...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. No, that's the good thing about working 3 days a week. I can schedule myself so that i don't have to miss any important...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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