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By rabbitgirrl

Joined Jun 6, '07. Posts: 141 (68% Liked) Likes: 289

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  1. While I agree that good organization skills are a must, as I am terrible with organization but have gotten better through...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Not sure what religon if any but some religons shun rewards and/or all pridfull events. An LDS friend of mine makes hugh...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. I had a patient multiple times, frequent flyer, COPD/CHF. He was active in his church (Methodist? Presby? don't remember...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  4. just my ignorant student nurse opinion, if the police wanted him they should have stayed at the hospital. i don't mean to...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  5. In my neck of the woods, for a while, the police would say that they had been "temporarily" signed out of jail so that the...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  6. I would think that he left AMA since he was "last seen wearing a hospital gown". Unless he was arrested naked. LOL In my...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  7. The police. It is their job to escort suspects who need medical care to ensure they 1) don't escape and 2) don't hurt...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  8. I say the law enforcement dropped the ball... Check this line from the story: I would insist that if you're under...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  9. i see a big difference in assessment and the wording you use above -- "do you desire someone to pray with you or for you"...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  10. I have not read this whole thread, so excuse me if I'm missing something. I would say that 85% of the time it is wrong to...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  11. But wait I thought there were 1 billion nursing jobs unfilled due to the nursing shortage :rotfl:
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    Forum: Nursing News
  12. I hear you, and all the posters who said you have to set limits and demand the respect you deserve are exactly right. We...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. ...what about setting limits? There are times when I have to tell a family member that I will get to a nonessential when I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. The manager should really fix this problem because it can drive many nurses away from this facility.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. I agree whole heartedly!!!! It's like this; NURSE= ONE WHO CAN BE VERBALLY ABUSED AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON. THERE...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. We have no private space to do our charting, we are like fish in a bowl for these family members. If they see you at the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. In my facility it is safety issue for a family member to " get mom up,just once".
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Oh, it's not just with elderly parents. I was working in a busy nursery when a pediatrician walked in pushing a bassinet...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Your manager should really step in here. If they won't the best you can do is continue to prioritize and document document...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. They are just killing me. Why is it that so many of them feel so entitled to sit in their aging parents rooms and just boss...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Joanne and Sandie are outside their nursing home, having a drink and a smoke, when it starts to rain. Joanne pulls out a...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. Several states have safe staffing laws. Not all of them mandate ratios. From ANA: "Year to date, eleven states (CA, CT, FL,...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  23. My thought is that technology and renovations be damned. What good are they if patients are laying in urine and feces...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  24. That's what happened in Canada with their universal care....... it's "culture shock" to see "bridge" chair seating (no...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Well, I have to be honest: you ARE naive until you start working (and you thought nursing school was hell). Nursing school...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  26. Thanks, Angie, now I'm bawling my head off.........I'm a sap for happy endings too. That was a WONDEFUL story!...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I enjoyed your story - felt like I was holding my breath trying to get things done with you! Nice job. :up: steph
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. shift change. lights blinked and bells dinged in front of almost every room on the 40-bed telemetry unit as day shifters...
    rabbitgirrl
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. What a wonderful service you have performed by posting these concerns. I am a second-career nurse who lived through the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  30. Alright hereís Part II. I apologize for the delay but like many of you, my life was calling. What Iím attempting to...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  31. I understand this missive will sound droll and boring as h3LL, but it is germane to this discussion, so I hope youíll bear...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. absolutely NOT.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  33. No, I would not cross a picket line in a strike. The hospitals cry about unions but fail to realize that they brought the...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  34. hartford hospital probation continues april 21, 2009 hartford (conn.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  35. I used the email link to respond (I am a Bay Area resident so this article was of great interest to me). Here is what I...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  36. He thrashed about. He kicked your can, But love won out, ...and Ativan!
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Can we please not turn this into an ER vs floor debate? Absolutely, the floor isn't dealing with the issues of the ER, but...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. eight patients is the norm on my floor. last night was one of the worst nights in my short nursing career. two rn's called...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Thanks for the input, everybody. I found out last night that I'm not the only nurse on the floor who's upset about this. It...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Wow - you people need to unionize! California has staffing levels to protect us - we have 3 pt on our stepdown unit, 5 on...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. No, not over reacting. I work strictly oncology, usually 100% BMT, some leukemia (non-BMT) patients if we're not full,...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Yes, actually I am a new nurse and you're correct when you say we are our worst enemy; it's obvious. Maybe because of this,...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: Nursing News
  43. You know something? We are told that we are "at will" employees and the "hospital reserves the right to.....at any time with...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  44. Once in a great while, even the most ethical and professional employee can run right smack into a situation in which s/he...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  45. It depends.. if your license is in danger, punch out at the end of the shift and don't look back. I quit a job without...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  46. I quit a job after two shifts. I called from home and said I would not be back. So, I guess I gave one day notice. I...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  47. BradleyRN, I completely agree! I work med surg and can handle 6 patients IF big IF I have a good CNA to help and they are...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Mikey, It sounds to me like you work in a pathetic hospital. "God forbid" the pt in sickle cell crisis should have to go...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. And when you regularly take 8 without too many people dying, then it will be 9 patients each. It's just going to keep going...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Wow, earlier in the day I was feeling so insignificant and bush league for becoming an LPN, but the experiences I am reading...
    rabbitgirrl
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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