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By SoundofMusic

Joined Apr 7, '07. Posts: 1,005 (55% Liked) Likes: 2,110

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  1. In general, I don't know if it's common or not to the majority of practice types. I know it's very common in my group....
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. I just quit a job after a month because if nastiness from other nurses. I've been a nurse over two years, but this was my...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. I work family practice which is heavy on psych and fat. I've heard every reason under the sun why a person can't shove less...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. I couldn't believe it when my facility said pt's have to answer that they were ALWAYS satisfied with their care in order not...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  5. I am not an NP yet. However, I am in the same situation you are in. I have decided that I will quit my RN job once...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Agree. I'm not getting any younger either ! It will take me years to progress to management and it will be at the same rate...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I am not satisfied. I feel overworked, underpaid and underutilised. I got into nursing because I wanted to help people and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I had a prior career and now 25 years in nursing. Most of my nursing has been bedside but now I am in case management. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. hahahaha! Also great to hear as you walk in the door at home ... "oh, so glad that you're home, now we can tackle that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Bicycle vs. pavement, ETOH on board, coming to room 15!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. "That quad in Room X is having a colonoscopy tomorrow. He started the GoLytely about an hour ago."
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Absolutely.:nurse:
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. :lol2: Best post ever for its straight-to-the-heart-of-what-matters
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I actually had a lovely little old man thank all of us for "waiting on me so nice."
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. at the end of the day it doesn't matter to anyone else how many gi bleeds, pe's, dvts, fluid overload you caught or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. And where might we find this website, full of rainbow lollipops, unicorns and puppy kisses? WizardofOz.com? ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. To Wish_me_luck: Sweetheart, it sounds like you have an extremely big heart and with a big heart often comes wearing it on...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. You certainly won't with that kind of thinking. I don't say that to be harsh, but to point out to you that you have to...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. You know, this is a modern day form of abuse and SLAVERY; and it should be stopped as soon as possible!!! This sounds...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Get tough. Start telling patient's relatives that they can help themselves to drinks - don't you have a patient kitchen...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Hey there--I'm one of those adult autistics that the medical literature seems to consider mythical creatures! :) As an...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. Question for the group... All the talk about autism, yet I have, as of yet, seen adults with "autism".... In other...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. SERIOUSLY! I feel THE SAME WAY! What is up with that? It's so upsetting and disappointing to know that these attitudes...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. Just the title of this post shows part of the problem between day and night shift. Day shifters are always complaining that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. NSGstudent - Let's just say I got out of there at 1535 :) SoundofMusic - no you can't do everything in a shift. No one...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Nursing is a 24 hour job and no shift is ever going to be perfect. That's the cold hard truth. There seems to be more of a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. It didn't sound like to me that the OP was expecting nights to pick up the slack but not be nasty (like some replies on this...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. This, the Disney model and the odious Quint Studer are the reason I cry myself to sleep every night, curled up in fetal...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  29. Okay, so can I just send the "in-every-time-my-crack-runs-out" junkie to the Ritz? Or how about they just handle a couple...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  30. I am not trying to take away anyone's hope and to those who found or will find a way to make med-surg work for them, I...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  31. Politicians are working for Health care companies trying to reduce the cost so more money can be made FOR big companies and...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  32. From the article: "The congressman is a physician who used to work at the Emergency Room of the University Medical Center...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  33. Quoted from the article: “We just passed a bill that changes the visa requirements to allow more foreign nurses to come...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  34. i'm able to vent my frustrations without cursing at others or threatening to harm people. our patients and family members...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. A belligerent person will be escorted out of the bank by security if he starts verbally abusing the tellers. A person who...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Hopefully those techs are able to assist with the patient's/family needs (ie water, warm blanket, jello) rather than chat on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Sounds to me like you guys are so busy that even with the call light, they might go unanswered or ignored. Do the call...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. to the parents of our pediatric pts, and their whole family is on free healthcare: if you can afford that coach bag, prada...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. No, maam, I don't have any control over the color of the jello and by the way I didn't cook your eggs. No thank you I don't...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. That would be an odd question for a nurse to ask but I just re-read your post and see that you haven't decided where your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. In a word: No. In two words: HELL no. I still have what I suspect is a touch of PTSD related to working in a hospital,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I moved from full time to part time then to per diem for 6 years before quitting altogether. I think the per diem was...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. 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....
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  44. This is something that our generation has to figure out...it is new to the world. We figured out how to keep people alive,...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  45. I know you say they are not all like that. But, most of them are and that is the problem. I hear the same from other...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Please do not give up!! I don't know anyone at all who has gone through their programs without knowing without any doubt...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  47. Here is an article about an incident that recently happened at a local hospital. Unfortunatley this type of event happens a...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  48. the day of a typical med/surg nurse. you crack one eye open as the clock next to your bed starts blaring some song about...
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    Article Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  49. You should have set boundaries with this patient from the get go. When I work the floor, I start my shift by going in,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. When giving IM injections flatten the skin with your thumb and index finger and dart. When giving SC injections pinch the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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