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By edmia

Joined Aug 19, '07. Posts: 558 (54% Liked) Likes: 924

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  1. That is so interesting that you say that. Any number of evaluations of late seem to have a "you call out too much" undertone...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. Thanks to everyone who replied to this thread. The situation with Joe has gotten better. Hospice had a long talk with the...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. I went back to my guideline from class, and i went pretty much exactly how they are asking for it and what they want. so...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Pertinent positives first then pertinent negatives, just a little catching point I work on with grad students. But a nice...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. The original post isn't a bad read for prospective NP students, but the OP really needs to edit out the typos. We all make...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  6. Why you shouldn’t become a nurse practitioner. There are many reasons why people should not become nurse...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  7. Hi edmia, This was a new hire test. Its taken 2 weeks into orientation. Fail once then there is a retest. But, im wondering...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Most places on the East Coast are glutted with more new grads nurses than can be absorbed except perhaps some towns in rural...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. It IS hard being the family member on the other side of the equation. My husband has stage IV carcinoid tumor of the...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Actually, there is such a thing as a dumb question -- the question that is asked over and over again without retaining the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. It is NEVER a good idea to tape, photo, talk about, post about ANYTHING that has ANYTHING to do with the patient...EVER! ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. OK. I will heed to everyone's advice and not tape it. Thanks. I will focus on writing down everything then plugging it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. What?? No! You absolutely cannot do that. No, no, no.
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. No! This would violate HIPAA and patient confidentiality and likely get you tossed from your nursing clinical or program...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Yup....I paid for parking that was OFF SITE for $35-40/week that included a shuttle that would pick up other employees for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I've had 7 jobs in the past 6 years, including one that lasted for 2 1/2 years. Part of my issues with holding onto jobs are...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. A 400+ pound woman's bottom dentures pressed into the flesh of her left buttock. A commode bucket with an enormous BM in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Two entitled visitors were laying on an unclean hospital bed that, just a couple of hours earlier, had been the same...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Is the POA for healthcare or financial? Huge difference. If the patient is still alert and oriented, have him fill out and...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. I think it's sad that the POA is already going against the patient's wishes.. and hospice should definitely be educating the...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. I wonder if he could change his POA to himself and make all the decisions; I'm just wondering out loud. This is a...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. but that's my drrreeaaammmm, and I just have test anxiety and if I can just get into the school I will prove what a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Soon this nursing student will be on allnurses complaining about how unfair her instructors are and asking if she really has...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. You are more likely puncturing the vein as you pull the cannula out then actually being in the vein especially if this is...
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    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  25. As a serious introvert, I like the forum format. Meeting people is hard work.
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I have to assume you're referring to my post, and I sincerely apologize if you took offense to that. It was NOT my intention...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. I live in the South, so yes, I hear it all the time. I just chuckle silently and let them ramble.
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. I am talking about PEOPLE who act haughty or rude because they go to church in general, or a certain church in the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. But that post wasn't about you or your religion. It's about one person's experience with a family member who entered that...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Well geez so sorry to have been burdening you with the weight of this topic the past few days like I said this is something...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. Thank you. There's a lot of that on AN - people getting slammed for their opinions. The ones doing the slamming are always...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. How about Code Cream? Too mundane?
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. I"m a little confused about the BP cuff OR pillow thing, can you clarify? Also I think were more appalled at the careless...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. But the pillow gets a cover? Your face is on the cover not the vinyl. If you're gonna go that far well think of all the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. I work for a county hospital, so stewardship of resources is always an issue. In fact once our managers e-mailed our unit...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. I've seen an amazing amount of crud make it back from our laundry service to our clean linen cart, and still I've never had...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. Why thanks all to pieces! Being as all the above may no system is perfect and things do happen: Fungal outbreak raises...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. Oh, and for another statistical sample, about 75% of allnurses members that liked this "article" quoting a press release are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Was “none of the above” one of the options when answering this question? I haven’t watched Grey’s Anatomy in years, but I...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Call in all you want, guys. I'm float pool, and momma's got bills to pay!!
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Truthfully I think sometimes we need mental health days and emotional stress is no different than physical. There is...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. I work on holidays like yesterday out of pure financial reasons, it's not my job to figure out staffing. If people want to...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. I don't call off on holidays 'cause I like my time and a half. And, speaking of self righteous.... calling your coworkers...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. Sounds like you limited your options in the field by not pursuing a degree that would give you the job you want. I...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. well i ended up passing it lol. i had 77 questions and finished in ~90 min. thanks for all the feedback and well wishes!!!
    edmia
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  46. This one should have had a beverage alert
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. This was my experience at a large teaching hospital as well. At my current community hospital, RTs are everywhere. It's a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. 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...
    edmia
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  49. 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
  50. I feel every shift that doesn't end in me strangling a random administrator is a day I've gone above and beyond.
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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