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By nurse2033

Joined Jun 6, '07. Posts: 1,656 (45% Liked) Likes: 2,294

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Agree - report it via the compliance line. This information is routed to channels outside the influence of your nurse...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  4. I would call the compliance line. It's not retaliation. It's part of respecting your patients privacy.
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  5. "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
  6. Discrimination? Nah. Just good common sense. 1- Hospitals insure employees. Smokers are more likely to cost a lot more...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. 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
  8. 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...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Men don't watch Grey's Anatomy.
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Sometimes "nice" doesn't work and you just have to stop enabling them, be frank and tell them they either change or die. I...
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    Forum: Patient Education
  18. 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
  19. God's not going to pass your meds. That is your main function at the facility. Call the doc with the blood sugar, act on...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  20. The problem with this is that it actually sounds like typical dementia behavior. If it is not causing harm to the resident...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. My recommendation, since you already have a bachelor's degree, is to do an Accelerated BSN program. Once you've done that,...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. I am so sorry for your loss.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. I am sorry you feel this way. It is not a reflection on you but on how intitaled society has become. I applaud you for...
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    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  24. Happy Holiday Lisa, I ran into the same situation as you when I first starting working in the jail. I refused to see any...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  25. Welcome to allnurses! I think your best bet is to talk to your nurse manager about this. Families want us to do all...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  26. I'm not an educator (I'm in an MSN program) but at our school we were given 1 minute per question from Day 1. Our first...
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    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  27. Partially due to the Florida case where the prison nurses won lawsuits over the COs turning their heads to the inmates...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  28. Great question, you sound like you have lots of passion. No. 1 go with your passion, if its speaking then talk to as many...
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    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  29. At my work, I can write conduct complaints (and enforce them) against inmates, and these may result in such punitive actions...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  30. Have you considered the ethical implications of supporting this school? I can understand being naive, but I don't think I...
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    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  31. AMEDD just stands for the Army Medical Department. As far as I know you have to have an accredited BSN to get in and even a...
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    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  32. They are not allowed by law to hold your check. I would show up on pay day and ask for your check if they choose not to give...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I agree.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  34. I think all states should be like Mississippi and West Virginia where if it is not medically indicated then you cannot...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  35. Umm the OP's post isn't factual. Title is always king. A CPT physician will dictate a care plan to a MAJ that's a nurse, he...
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    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  36. Nothing is guaranteed in the Army or in any branch for that matter. If you go in, you go in to serve--leave your preferences...
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    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  37. As much as I enjoy and depend of my co-workers, when all is said and done it may seem like a good idea to blend business...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  38. I am a practicing Catholic with an active, vigorous faith in my Lord and Savior, and I am proud to profess that faith...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  39. I am an atheist and keep my religious views private, so I have not encountered it being a problem. I have held hands and...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  40. First of all, I think I've been a nurse too long. A pt can refuse anything, and it just doesn't bother me. You don't want to...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  41. Ipod Touch. You will get all the apps for the iPhone but there's no phone :)
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    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  42. If you neglect to inform them of your neurological problems and they later find out after you've enlisted, you will be...
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    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  43. Rats. I am below average. I'll try harder.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  44. I'm sorry for not answering this question earlier. I didn't see until the post until today. In the broadest sense,...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  45. A person can be quite spiritual without believing in a magical creature called "God'. Atheism and spirituality are not...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  46. To OP - you have all my good wishes to go with you. And I read all the PP wise posts. But I have one little nagging thing...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  47. I agree with nurse2023. You can't discuss the subject without bringing up the differences between men and women. So I don't...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  48. Have you tried something like a "WANTED" poster in class? I had my students make a poster for "Cushy Sam" (for cushings)...
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    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  49. You all do know that the human immune response developes by way of exposure, right? Being careful is one thing, washing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I celebrate 3 years in the AF in May. And I'm half way through my 2nd deployment. I came in fully qualified ICU. I'm...
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    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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