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By Tait

Joined Jul 26, '07. Posts: 2,590 (52% Liked) Likes: 5,084

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  1. I would say it's not very important beyond being neat and professional and pleasant (smiling).
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I have worked at several magnet hospitals (as a traveler and full-time RN), and I find them to be the best places to work....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Why are they the least desired in your area? In my (?) experience / investigating magnet hospitals have lower nurse to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Something is just brewing inside of me that needs to come out... This primarily an emotional response but there's some...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Congrats! You've managed to accomplish a lot. I'm a nurse educator - with a large health care system. MSN is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Sorry, I can't really give you meaningful feedback. I'm just an ADN who has decided not to pursue further education, career...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Arrhythmias can develop at any age. You took a sensible first step in eliminating caffeine, and it appears now being...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Education is usually the first heading on a resume. Experience, is the second major heading. Underneath, listed each...
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    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  9. I think certifications are a great idea. You took the extra step to better yourself by obtaining that certification! You...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What are some examples that they felt you lack critical thinking skills? maybe we can help. How long have you been out of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Because what better way to feel superior than to come tell all of us what we're doing wrong?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I had always assumed it was for the free beer and sandwiches.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Oh! And let's not forget the medical assistants who politely come to warn us that they'll soon be replacing us, cause they...
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  14. Our sparkling personalities.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Some apparently have unresolved issues with the medical community in general and we offer them a free and user friendly...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. maybe they have an interest in the nursing field and just scared to make the career change...I was a cable technician and I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I think a lot of the non-nurse members come here just to seek medical advice. They think we're the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Aw, Roser, you don't want to discuss building code with engineers????:smug: Nursing is a profession that reflects all...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I'm sorry. We've all been there (and as an L&D nurse myself, I've really been there). It's good to vent. And you'll be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. It was a bad day. Everyone has one from time to time. Sometimes you leave work feeling like you just barely managed to keep...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. You didn't fail. You just hit a really bumpy stretch of road. None of what you relay leads me to think you did...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I think most nurses, at one time or another, have done what you did. I think when you're a conscientious nurse who really...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I would print this out and give it to your manager. She might not really have known or understood, and it might be the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Taunt and insult you in report? Unless they need to be there for report can you ask them to leave?
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. I would call them and find out what they want you to do. I don't see why you couldn't apply to take the exam through them,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I lifted this quote from a closed thread to clarify a point made (which was not related to the reason it was closed). "...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. A patient made me laugh today I presented him with two options (he was having back spasms) for his bowel movement, I told...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  28. I have been a RN since 2004. I am getting my MSN because I want to improve the system. with people like you it will...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. For all those out there hemming & hawing over whether to start school ("Am I too old?") or change careers ("Should I do...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. It's a trap.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. The following statements might not be popular or welcoming... Did you witness the instructor placing money into the hands...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. Do you have an infection control nurse? Perhaps your team needs an inservice or someone to explain why this is so important.
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  33. I know that I sometimes plant pain pereptions in my patients' minds. I work with post-surgical peds patients and always...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Why wouldn't you just ask them if they are in pain? Why are you concerned about "planting in their minds the the idea...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I'm this litigious day and age, I'd flat out ask if you're hurting ANYWHERE, does it radiate, quality, etc...it's not often,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. How are you feeling is not the best as post GA they are not thinking the best. If they had been nauseous 10 min earlier...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. This is one of those "it depends" kind of answers! LOL! What do your orders say? If patient's pain is 1-3 give xyz, 4-7...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I think one could safely 'defer' in a code... that is, step aside and let other nurses perform the functions. However,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I was taught 10 seconds per mL and two hands for stabilizing. Also, always landmark. I see them on TV not land marking...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  40. I think it's a sweet and cute idea, but I'm not going to lie, the first thing that crossed into my head was, "Ain't nobody...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. one of my instructors went through the whole 9 yards, from CNA to LPN to RN TO BSN TO MASTERs anything is possible! believe...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. Thanks, Tait, for all your advice! I'm a new grad and only been off orientation for 2 months. Your words are very...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I didn't mean that out-of-state applications get dismissed as in tossed in the trash, but that employers don't take out of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. What makes a scary nurse: someone who assumes they know how to do everything, one who never asks questions, one who thinks...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. They are aware of how nursing school schedules work. I would bet that if you told them that you'd be available most weekends...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. This was in a recent Dear Abby column and I just had to share it. DEAR ABBY: A friend recently shared some great...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Here's how I see it. 1- a serious error was made, this needs to be addressed 2- I assume that the fact that a heparin...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I thought about this and re-read the original post. The MD must have been called because they came to the floor after 30...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. The joke is on days though, because the night staff are awesome :) My hospital made sure night shift got pizza and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. To Tait - and don't you love it when it's been left out of refrigeration on the counter with all the de-fizzed half bottles...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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