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By Bugaloo

Joined Jun 30, '07. Posts: 172 (58% Liked) Likes: 740

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  1. To answer some of the questions posted, I work 60 kms away from work because I live in a rural area, there are no jobs...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. That's a shame. Someone should at least thank you. I remember one time I received $100 bonus in my paycheck for staying...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I would actually give you kudos 5 times if I could!:yeah::D:up:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I fnd this discussion so interesting because-- it goes directly to the question of whether there is an expectation of the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. 1) So from many of the above threads, I am hearing that we should have 4WD vehicles? Some people cannot afford these type...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Another one size fits all, everyone lives in the same situation comment. You are of course making the assumption that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I'm not saying I won't make plans to get to work if I'm scheduled to be there. But if I'm already there and all of a sudden...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I would not compromise my own safety for any job. On the other hand, making co-workers work short is not a path for good...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I have told them to come on out and get me, but I would challenge them to find my house in a blizzard, when I can't find the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. In my 30+ years of nursing, I've called in twice due to ice/snow. One time I got half way down my street, which is a snow...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I know now how burnout occurs. It occurs with the death of nursing. It occurs when the compassion well has been overturned...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Here in Georgia there does not seem to be any pecking order in reference to sexual offenders. About the only thing it get...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  13. Sex offenders are at the bottom of the pecking order behind the fences. They tend to keep a low profile - especially those...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  14. Unfortunately, that can be true....
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  15. I think the only problem you may have is setting appropriate boundaries with inmate patients. It's really different to...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  16. Inmates can misbehave in many ways, including verbal intimidation and exposing themselves and whatnot. Most likely won't,...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  17. I work in my state's medical and classification prison. Any offender entering the DOC comes through our facility first, is...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  18. Nursing interventions are created moments. To me, "real nursing" is a moment created to identify and intervene, to connect...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Give em a hershey kiss and tell them to sit on it...there, U kissed their butt....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. The sad thing about putting forth this kind of effort is that the resident or family will most likely complain anyway.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I don't hate nursing. I do have a realistic attitude towards work. Work is work. If they didn't have to pay you, it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I dont feel that way, but have leaned in that direction before. Why? Well, I went into nursing because I wanted to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. The government "orders" me to work? No PPE? They'll "take care" of me? Nah. Don't think so.
    Bugaloo
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  24. 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
  25. How often do I see it prescribed? Not enough. I mean, we get people who have a 40 year history of psychosis,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. A few weeks ago we had the patient from H*L! on our floor. You know a patient is bad when the attending comes to the floor...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. My two cents? (cuz you're all dieing to know, right?) If you want to pull in 6 figures a year... DON'T go into nursing....
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I don't know about whose job is harder, but I know that ours is more tedious. If the doctors had to be the one to get every...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Two words. Wouldn't cost a dime. Visiting hours.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. What a great thread - thanks for introducing it. IMHO, nurses cannot 'fix' nursing because the problems are not of our...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I agree with acuity-based ratios. Also suggestions for accountability for support staff. Half the time we do their job and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Most of my solutions are going to cost someone money; I do not wish to take responsibility for toilets that won't flush...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Okay, take a deep breath adn back away from the keyboard. There is a syndrome that a lot of graduates go through that is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I am in no way suggesting that people shouldn't be treated, or that when I do treat them I would be anything but respectful....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. funny, that i didn't read firestarter's post as particularly judgmental, per se. i didn't pick up on anything contemptuous...
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. That's BS. I go to the super market and see the lower income people buy beer, pop, chips, and other expensive items. That's...
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I appreciate where you are coming from, but I beg to differ. We actually have several ways that we educate a pt on diabetes....
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Amen, my friend. I just feel like, I'm keeping myself as healthy as I can. Why am I breaking my back for you, Mr....
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I'm really feeling burnt out on taking care of people who are self destructive and have no interest in doing anything to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. If you expect people to stay out of a thread versus posting something that has already been said, that is not going to...
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Thanks, llg. That is exactly the situation that terrifies me. It also angers me that many nurses have to resort to...
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. We are already in the middle of the scenario/question posed by the OP. Many of the best nurses have already left the...
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I am getting really worried about the state of nursing and where we are going. Conditions seem so bad in the hospital...
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. This can be done ( not necessary to walk out ) . In those area's of the country where nurses are fighting to get Ratio laws...
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Yeah, I bet your basket is next to your laundry basket. For me it is gloves. Because don't ever, EVER answer a call...
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I'm still in nursing school, so maybe I'm mistaken, but from what I've seen and gathered from talking to family members and...
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I too became disenchanted with nursing. It was nothing like my "dreams" were of holding a pts hand and talking them through...
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I'm sorry you're having such a hard time. Good thoughts coming your way <3
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I would tell you not to be discouraged, but to always have another plan just in case. Complete your program and see what...
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I'll tell you about it if you wish in a few days. I plan to go to the college tomorrow to speak to advisors. However, from...
    Bugaloo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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