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By edmia

Joined Aug 19, '07. Posts: 547 (54% Liked) Likes: 903

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  1. My union dues are less than one hour of regular pay so it varies quite a bit. I love being in a union. Unions created the...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  2. 15 years or so ago I was doing some per diem for an agency. I happen to be a man. When I recieved copies of the companies...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I feel every shift that doesn't end in me strangling a random administrator is a day I've gone above and beyond.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. It will happen less and less the longer you practice. Don't let it bother you. If they want to see the doctor let them see...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. 15391 Does that help?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. LadyFree28 is correct about the origin of "finna." I am in FL and I knew exactly what the word means-- it's a contraction...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. :yes: "finna" is a African American word. I have heard it wherever there has been any area of descendants from the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Its pronounced fin-nuh, like your saying "fixing to" or "feeling to" really fast. "I'm finna go to the store".
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Oh okay, lol I was seriously starting to question all that I know about English grammar haha
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I think they were being silly.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Our EMR system has a field for "How was the diet tolerated". 'Good' makes me silently correct it to 'Well' every single time.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. One's interest is 'piqued' in sneaking a 'peek' at a mountain 'peak'. PS: My mother is rolling over in her grave right...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Some correctly-spelled words are utilized incorrectly. For instance, people gripe about workplace 'clicks' when the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. For registered members you have several minutes to edit your posts.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. The edit button is only available for a few minutes after you post. I usually find my errors too late.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Please don't get me stirred up into "Grammar Queen" mode. I notice grammar and spelling errors all the time and rarely make...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How about using twitter/social media language? I saw this in a progress note: "Gud reflexes. Refused 2 get OOB. Doc...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. u r 2 uptite wats rong w/ u?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. "Will you be my mommy? You smell like dead bunnies." - Ralph Wiggum
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I just want to say, if I see anyone not using spell check around here, with a misspelling that I can identify at a glance,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Please take ACTION by writing a letter to alert the Chiropracter of what transpired at health fair and RN title protection. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. I would cool it with the pearl clutching. Ever had a patient self-extubate? You'll understand why they're used if you did.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I work in the medical icu where most of the incubated patients are and need to be restrained.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I did not read all of the responses however, my first thought is this--IF a patient were to lose function due to a too tight...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Many of these charting requirements are the result of regulatory bodies and their demands. These are one-size fits all flow...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. The CIWA is a guideline for potential alcohol withdrawal and not a substitute for clinical judgement.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Nothing like reanimating a nearly 5 year old thread...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. Well that was unnecessary. If you can't relate to what Ashley said, then just kindly do not respond.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. WHOA! Someone hit a nerve! I'm guessing there's more going on with the trauma/drama scene at work than you've shared. You...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Some people at work may very well be good friends. It's not up to you to determine whether their friendships are genuine or...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. I'm a female answering too, maybe it's kind of what you're asking about. My dh and I are both RNs. We met the first time...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  32. Just a thought from an old lady, but when you meet the girl you will (hopefully) love forever, you won't be looking for her....
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  33. This is coming from a woman, so it may not be the answer you were looking for. But, honestly, just don't try so hard at...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  34. First off, take a deep breath. You are not the first person to have a bit of shock entering grad school. There are those...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  35. True about the Daily Mail. I read a quick rundown of some of the more exaggerated, frightful headlines for medicine (can't...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. So, Britain, like the US, has decided to bring back one of their nationals who has been volunteering in the infected areas...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Hi, for your information, ignore the Daily Mail items on this (and on anything really). It is a rag and sensationalises...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Word. I loved the video. Thanks for the link.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Write the letters.....give copies to the nurse. It probably wont matter to the admin she's high paid and seasoned they will...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. I don't know if it helps but I would absolutely write a professional appraisal of the overall professionalism and expertise...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  41. I can agree with this...but I'm sure there are plenty of people who are nurses that are making positive changes in this...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. I dropped out as I got tired of nonscientific utterances. I did post on the other ebola site of Nigeria's promising...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. OP - Sorry to hear about your struggles. As others have pointed out, it sounds like you tried to bite off a very big bite...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  44. Future - Why is it you seem to want to hijack this and any other thread you post on to discuss your agenda? This is not a...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  45. I took my school notebook, cellphone, 12 pens, calculator, and an ipad with NCLEX flash card app to the testing center, and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Hey, lets all just go part time on our jobs, become a giant troupe of strippers--I can see it now the naughty nurse nights...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. If I decide to moonlight as a stripper, does that make me morally bankrupt as a nurse and unable to view male patients in a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. ANRN2B, How dare you attack me personally by not laughing at my post in this thread. I have been here forever and the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. *lights a corncob pipe* Crusty the Old Bat here, to tell alla you youngins and grasshoppers jist how it's gonna be. I've...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. And also an example of posting on a thread that you claim to disapprove of, instead of turning off the computer.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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