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By nurse2033

Joined Jun 6, '07. Posts: 1,739 (45% Liked) Likes: 2,473

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  1. Not really. Establish scene is safe. Call 911 determine if responsive. Look for obvious life threatening injuries (labored...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Do you guys realize the OP just threw a grenade and left? He's not even around to read this.
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  3. I'm tired of posters like this coming in who have had a bad experience with the career and then go and act like it's the...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. It feels like fighting a bear and beating him.
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  5. That's not a workable plan. First, you can't enlist for just one or two years and become an officer whenever you feel...
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    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. Legally speaking you are fair game as a nurse to be photographed, you have no legal expectation of privacy. The patient has...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  7. I have been a paramedic for 13 years and I just started my BSN program. I am also 51 and decided it's never too late to...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  8. MSN in nursing is not just for teaching. MSN puts you in a different level in Nursing. The knowledge and expertise you will...
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    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  9. Whether it's "worth it" is a v. personal decision. "Worth it" strictly in terms of $$$? Depends on what MSN you pursue. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  10. You sound desperate, insecure, competitive and way too worried about what other people think about how you're "supposed" to...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  11. Remember that the people with which you work are your coworkers-not your friends. That doesn't mean that you should not...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  12. well I'm a student but to be asked those questions of another male nurse?...none of the above. Do male nurses even care?...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  13. My position on deployment is this: if you join the military in any way, shape, or form, you should plan on deploying at some...
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    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. I'm almost 56, am valued as a professional and plan to cont to work for many more years. My advice: 1. Stay current...
    nurse2033
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. And several people have responded that there is no situation in which it is legally, professionally acceptable for you to...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. There's a thread here somewhere which describes a variety of logistical approaches. Also check the ENA website for...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. All men in nursing & male nursing students should consider going to this conference. It's a great opportunity to meet...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  18. If a security guard sees an XR with no patient's name and the doctor shows it to him because he's in Rad tech school or...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  19. I'm agnostic leaning heavily towards atheism, so it was awkward for me too at first. If they want to pray with me i bow my...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  20. Agree with all the qualities that OP listed. But there's something missing. Educators need to be 'educated' and competent...
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    Forum: Nurse Staff Development
  21. Yes, I meant TRAUMA, not trauma. Lol. Pts that are legit traumas, not just occupying a trauma bay. I guess it depends on...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Show up on time and treat every minute there like a working job interview. Because it is.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. No, its not a violation. The nurse is making an stating a statement made by the client, perhaps a excessively detailed but I...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  24. No violation. She simply charted what a family member reported.
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  25. That is beyond cold, talk about kicking someone when they're down! It is cruel, wrong, and totally inappropriate. I would...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I would go to HR as some had suggested, surely she is entitled to bereavement time! I would hope HR and the director above...
    nurse2033
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. what a dumb statement on her part. I'm usually the one cleaning up after the women when I come on shift, throwing away...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  28. My Gosh! What if, instead of gender, she referred to race- ie: "a (ethnic slur term of choice) must have been teaching in...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  29. She is a sexist POS
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  30. 16 year veteran here...It is an addiction. I am addicted to the crazies. I love keeping my cool and trying to disarm the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  31. Unbelievable. He assaults you, then the hospital assaults you again by threatening your job if you report him. I would...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  32. We have a lot of these types. We have many indigents who come to the ER after someone sees them sleeping in an alley, drunk...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  33. I just had my first Nursing school orientation meeting last week, out of the 50 Nursing students 5 of us were males. On top...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  34. I second the motion. The evidence will prove it to be true. If action against you results (which it sounds like it already...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  35. Agree - report it via the compliance line. This information is routed to channels outside the influence of your nurse...
    nurse2033
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  36. I would call the compliance line. It's not retaliation. It's part of respecting your patients privacy.
    nurse2033
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  37. "Hello? Police? There's a guy here who looks like that bad man from the television. Come quick." <click> No HIPAA...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  38. Discrimination? Nah. Just good common sense. 1- Hospitals insure employees. Smokers are more likely to cost a lot more...
    nurse2033
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  39. While some risky lifestyle choices are legal and some are not, they're all entirely voluntary. How hypocritical is it for...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. I've worked as a surveyor/regulator for my state and CMS in the past, and, in my experience, these kinds of rule changes are...
    nurse2033
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  41. It's one of those typical critical thinking types of questions - if all 3 angles are different (based on the information...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  42. There are many, many threads on this under government/military nursing under specialties. Short story, unless you just...
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    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  43. What you are seeing is the result of bacterial endotoxins (lipopolysaccharides) being released into the bloodstream due to...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  44. I have been an ICU nurse the majority of my 30 years in nursing. I started out and am still a diploma RN. I learned "old...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  45. I don't watch worthless **** like that...matter of fact I don't watch much of McWorld crap.
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  46. Men don't watch Grey's Anatomy.
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  47. I'm in the ER and people complain about EVERYTHING! 90% of the complaints are things I have no control over. But you know...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I just wanted to add a couple of things, as a pretty chunky gal myself (thank you, steroids). A person doesn't have to...
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    Forum: Patient Education
  49. Sometimes "nice" doesn't work and you just have to stop enabling them, be frank and tell them they either change or die. I...
    nurse2033
    Forum: Patient Education
  50. I agree with the "head on" approach recommended by SoldierNurse. It's useless to discuss specific weight loss strategies if...
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    Forum: Patient Education


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