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Joined Aug 19, '07. Posts: 608 (55% Liked) Likes: 1,033

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  1. It really wouldn't bother me. Knit, snack, type....whatever. Just don't try chatting with me while I'm in my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. It would not bother me. If it works for you....GO FOR IT! GOOD LUCK. :)
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. "I seent it on CNN" would have received the same response from me. These news stations sell fear and hyperbole, 24 hours a...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. I was sitting in the waiting room of my oncologist's office, about an hour into the wait, when I got restless and got up to...
    edmia
    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. It depends more on your knowledge than your experience, I think. I would study a book, like Sheehy's Manual. Having the real...
    edmia
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. A Tesla S, if money was no object. But, I love my Subaru Legacy.
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Somebody mentioned using time increments as a coping method. I figured that one out in my first round of college and it...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  8. This is an article of 3 nurses (American, Australian and Norwegian) working at an Ebola Clinic in Sierra Leone. I am...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. Good blog. I will post the one I have been reading regarding these nurses.
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  10. Nurses who make waves aren't welcome at most facilities.... Well said Michael!
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. We are a non-union, fire at will state. Would OSHA get involved if they are following the CDC guidelines? Who would you...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  12. Herring - I often disagree with your positions, but I totally I agree with National Nurses Unite, I have never been a big...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  13. caregiver1977, I think it is hard to differentiate at that age when "kids are being kids" and ADHD. I also do not believe...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  14. This is something else that I discovered about ADHD; since we have no concept of thin, we can almost "bend time." I learned...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  15. Well, 2 nurses in the ICU are sick and I'd assume several others are in quarantine, unable to work, so you'd think they'd...
    edmia
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Would I care for an Ebola pt? yes. Ideally, only after training for level 4 bio safety/hazard training and was equipped...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. I wonder if there would be all this speculation about qualifications, blame about "break in protocol" using PPE, focus on...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. Yup! Got an email from my old travel agency needing 6 Acute Dialysis RNs ASAP! I deleted that so fast, my keyboard was...
    edmia
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. I am so glad this nurses organization has taken this to the media. Part of the reason I have voluntarily not worked for 3...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. Regardless of whose fault it is, I would appreciate it if all of these news people, etc. would show more respect for a young...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  21. This is a legal statement deluxe. The Hospital's Lawyer is in panic mode because that is one helluva Workman's Comp case....
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  22. I just remembered this and I think it is important: Did Glycerine82 give the cat a bath (from comments page 4) ???? ...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  23. Oh, this is so me. I (and family) have suspected I have inattentive ADHD for years but I always put off getting checked out...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  24. There are other nurses at Pres saying several of the staff caring for Mr Duncan disregarded instructions for proper removal...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  25. Lets continue to hold Ms Pham in prayers! It's sad that her competence is in question by people who know nothing about...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  26. I don't believe for one minute Nurse Pham was not competent to care for her critically ill patient. I was as outraged as...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  27. And where does all this extra pharm lead them? There's a reason why several med schools have cut down from a 4 year to 3...
    edmia
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  28. I've accepted a job offer for after I graduate working with an internal medicine physician. The pay is almost identical to...
    edmia
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  29. Not at all. I was clear that no ethical person would ever refuse to treat anyone in need for any reason. I just don't think...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  30. One cannot ask someone else to do for them what they themselves are unwilling to do for another. It is that simple.
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  31. Better yet, watch Dr. Gupta contaminate himself while demonstrating donning/doffing PPE. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta suits up in...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  32. I'm not sure where you're getting that it's not droplet spread because the CDCs own website says it can be spread by...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  33. I don't know about you, but I have family members in various parts of the country. Caring for them myself would not be a...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  34. Panic isn't an effective use of energy....we need to become educated and take the proper precautions necessary to ensure...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  35. We have a new nurse in our dept, hired as a new grad to ER in this less than stellar job market. The other day I got to hear...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I read that article. It was basically an account of someone online stalking her Facebook and pinterest, google mapping her...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  37. That article made me sick. What it wrote about how "she got her nursing license in 2010 but didn't get her CCRN until two...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  38. Where do people get this 10 year plus physician education from. For the most part that's nonsense. Most but not all med...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  39. I hate the term "physician extender". My boss called me that once, and only once. I reminded him that I have my own...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  40. Are. You. *******. Kidding. With his symptoms and his known travel history?! Who is making these decisions?!
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  41. I can't stand FL's Gov Scott . . . however, I commend him for making Ebola protection mandatory training in all FL hospitals...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  42. That is just an excuse to leave us unprotected with cheap flimsy gowns and masks rather than the real deal expensive hazmat...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  43. Hind sight is always 20/20. It's not easy to turn off the criticism, but it sounds like you did everything you could to get...
    edmia
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  44. I don't normally post here but love learning from you all. I apologize as I ramble my story out. I am here tonight because...
    edmia
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  45. Cell phone recording for evidence perhaps? Don't upload it on youtube or anything, but at least have something to back up...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. Let's not blame this instructor's behavior on "mental problems". Some people are just *******s.
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. i almost thought for a second we might be working at the same place! because the exact same thing happens where i work -...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I would most definitely see about speaking with the school regarding this. If they believe that their clinical site is as...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Id see if there is a hospital liaison that works with the school clinical team first. If so, report your observations and...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. I believe they use radio frequency to monitor where you are and how long you are there. They also put them on equipment to...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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