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By edmia

Joined Aug 19, '07. Posts: 638 (56% Liked) Likes: 1,111

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  1. While that may be the truth about your personal feelings....the patient and the bedside IS NOT the proper place to discuss...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. You believe one of her siblings produced a child to kick up the take home pay? Okay. "Crickets" I don't agree.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  3. I will always have a passing interest in this till it has a final curtain call. It has been morbidly fascinating...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  4. We have a very experienced ED nurse, who is great at guessing the dx. He loves to do it too. He comes back to the nursing...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. You realize, I trust, that taking a stab at (or making the correct) medical dx as an ED RN is different from being the...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. She was so confused that she made it to work (drove, bus routes, etc.), so confused she started an IV on herself, so...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. If the patient's physician has prescribed the medication and the patient requests it, I'll give it to them if their vital...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. You are being awfully sharp, while the PP is remaining civil and collected. And if you are in a doctorate program, you need...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  9. So I guess resorting to name calling is what DNP's do when they can't produce a shred of evidence? Just because you...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. So because physicians don't have online schools, that means we shouldn't? Physicians go to school for 4 years, and then do...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. I love seeing nurses belittling other nurses simply because they went to school online. Correct me if I'm wrong, but there...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. As an ED RN, I'm really enjoying all the over-generalization and ED nurse bashing. We could start bashing you guys as well,...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. Why do nurses seem to have such difficulty understanding HIPAA regulations? I honestly don't get what's so hard to...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  14. More than likely, the television station required anyone who appeared (or their POA if unable to consent themselves) to sign...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  15. This thread wins the internet.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Today I passed my AANP FNP exam, two days after graduation. I used this website constantly to read tips and stories about...
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    Article Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. You prefer maybe "depilated pudenda"? :roflmao: Guys get to have cloth covering their man-parts ? Hah! Show me the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I am no fan of the ACA. In fact, you can find pages of my posts that would indicate the opposite. That being said... ...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. Um, no. Most BSN programs have CLASSES in leadership and community health, and most require a practicum of some sort in...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  20. I did....however, I do not address individual actions/post on the open board. It is ALL done privately. So there is a ton...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Do you grasp the concept of what a PRN employee is, it is not an option to work FullTime while receiving extra pay, is a...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. It could be that they are the most vocal about it. In my first couple of years I experienced it but wouldn't have admitted...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. That is certainly quite a bit spicier that NETY. :blink:
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Well, I just scrolled through 22 pages of topics and could not find a closed thread. Your post piqued my interest and I had...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. About this time 2 years ago I posted that I had been diagnosed with breast cancer. I didn't post much on here about it. ...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  26. When you consider how many people worked full-time hours without having any access to health insurance before ACA, it's not...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  27. First of all, don't take out more loans than you can reasonably expect to earn in your first year of work. Let's take a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. Mark what does the IRS has to do with your questions about the law? Call the Health Department, they are the ones...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  29. If you want to start a thread about all the awesome things school nurses do, go ahead! We'll join in. But to say something...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  30. Right on the money. My thoughts exactly when I read the thread title.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  31. What Happens When Employees Decline Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act? | FrankCrum There was no need for your...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  32. I practice in IL and we can prescribe hydrocodone, dilaudid, fentanyl, ADD stimulants, etc. Its very important for the TX...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  33. Thank you! I appreciate the honesty. and I do plan to advance my degree (eventually) to be an NP.
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  34. Sorry but no matter where you work you aren't going to be able to pay off 70k relatively quickly. As stated above, a BSN...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  35. This is a thread where the OP works in a religiously based facility. She is not asking if you believe or not. She is...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  36. Red:Well, I honestly don't mind atheists who participate, as long as they are respectful. I don't "jam my faith" down...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  37. Keep in mind that nurses are part of the "room" charge. Because we are furniture, or something.
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  38. I'm with ya on that. But you missed my favorites: "... PIMD," for "peeing in my Depends" and "... MCOMN," for "milk coming...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. No, it does not. I do not tie my self worth to strangers' comments on the Internet. If you took the time to point out a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. After reading through this thread, I'll go off on a tiny side-step to say that I DO think it's absurd that people who are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. The "roflmao" is a programming code for a "smiley" that does not appear in the app version of allnurses. It is an animated...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. Diva cup...that thing is awesome. You can put it in days before your period is supposed to start (can't do that with a...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  43. I can't even begin to state how misguided this entire comment is. Absolutely none of this comment is based on the feelings...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  44. Uh...I can see having high academic standards and whatnot, but why in the world would anyone consider it reasonable to tell...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  45. Thanks
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  46. Your first year in practice is an amazing or horrifying time, depending on how you look at it. You will see things you have...
    edmia
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  47. Update 5 weeks into working at my new job I've found all the rumors to be unfounded . I've yet to find any of the remarks...
    edmia
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  48. Seems like almost all of these opportunities benefit the chiro at the expense of the NP, at least around here. Sent...
    edmia
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  49. Those tend to clog small bore feeding tubes! My technique is to agitate the med in water in a circular motion so it creates...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  50. Just once, I wish MDs had to stay and watch the chaos that ensues when you discharge 12-15 people at roughly the same time...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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