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  1. My humble opinion: Our own personal well-being is of the utmost importance. We cannot serve ourselves, much less others,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Why in the heck was the nurse wearing earrings in psych? When I worked psych, people knew better than to wear earrings....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. You can't pass it. There is no explanation as it's illegal on the federal level. If you are tested this will be a hard...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. Pay rates in Florida tend to be lower than the national average because people will willingly accept lower wages in exchange...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. If they do not, you can take a CNA course and get certified--there's usually many available, do not take a really long time,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Why do people act this way? I think it is insecurity and the need to dominate when threatened. And it's not just in the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Coworkers can make or break a shift. I always appreciate when I'm working with a good team.
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. Right now, I am giving a Prayer of Thanks to God Almighty for my Great Co-Workers who have made the past Two Nights not...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. Only one way to find out. Create a budget. Add in food cost, rent, utilities, insurance, clothing allowance, gasoline,...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. I'm sure that you didn't mean it like that, but it sounds like you're saying a CNA's salary is crap. Maybe it is. As a CNA I...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. OMG after reading this thread, my idea of psych nursing is not as rosy as I thought.
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. I know that anxiety. Some mornings when I worked full time, I would look at the phone and think "ring. Tell me census is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I always said I'd come back and haunt the hospital. I'd help the good nurses - calm agitated pts, help pts where I could....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. My ghost story happened during my student years when I had one of my placements in a medsurg floor in an old hospital wing....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. My post is addressing only my workplace...not all of your workplaces. I work in an environment of "blame the nurse." ...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. HUGE problem for us also! Can't wait to see the responses here. We end up putting an awful lot of geriatric patients on...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. Well, we can put him to sleep...the question is do you want the pt to wake back up?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Hmmm this was many years ago... I was attending to a Doctor one evening after rounds etc yadda yadda yadda... He was...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I haven't really goofed TOO big yet.... knock on wood. But I have a problem with forgetting to unclamp the roller clamp on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. When I was a brand new nurse, I was trying not to disturb this man who had some bad GI problems and had had lots of narcotic...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Once, as a new med/surg nurse, I discharged a patient home without a doctor's order. Actually, I thought I'd gotten a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. So far, knock on wood, I don't think I've done anything to dumb, that I'm gonna recall. :icon_roll I have heard stories...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I was chaperoning a pelvic exam and the very tired doc said to the pt, "I'm going to put my lips on your vagina now." I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Oh, I like these stories! I can't recall right offhand anything particularly stupid that I did, but I recently had a long...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Aside from becoming a nurse :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: There is just tooooooo long a list of "dumb things I have done as a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I have a pretty good one. I recently just started working my first "nursing career" job as a STNA while going through school...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. There is no state income tax here in TN. I do not feel the property taxes are high, at least where I live, plus I live in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Finally got out of there and into a hospital. Much, much, MUCH bigger difference and safer for my license.
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  29. I'm just making a wild guess here...was one of the symptoms an altered mental status? And what was he finally admitted for? ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. My answers would be: 1: rude behavior. Not necessary, but not bullying. 2: breach of company policy and unacceptable....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. I know this is totally insensitive... but when I saw the title... I thought about this song.. " Let the bodies hit the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. Oh for heaven's sake, no one is making a mockery of her. I think we just all identify with what she said and how she said...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Oh, my, MBARNBSN......I don't think anyone thinks Ms. Brown has anything "to do with" the phrase....except that she used...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. Every woman from 13-100 who came to the ED with abdominal pain got a pelvic exam in the ED where I worked. We used the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. I am not prone to stress - -but reliable sources have indicated that I am a carrier. :sarcastic:
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  36. They say swearing helps deal with pain... Or is that stress... Eh, I'll do it for both just incase ;)
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. Mythbusters proved that swearing helps with pain...so did neuroscientists....LOL Swearing increases pain tolerance –...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I don't think profanity is generational. I feel like the older I get, the more I use swear words. Not at work, though. I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. I'd call security if demonstrations ensue.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. Peds was tough because of the overwhelming amount of info -- vital sign ranges on all the different age groups, the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. I've posted in this thread before but I just remembered another story This is way back when I was a student nurse in London...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I love patterned clogs.
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  43. I think it helps to lighten the mood. I don't own cartoon scrubs but I wear patterned clogs. People seem happier when they...
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  44. Wonder what they would think if all black... That's what we were in every area including peds, OR etc. We look like a bunch...
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  45. rlerich......I was so hoping that we could have your thoughts, start a dialog, to the information provided here. I know it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I vote for sleeping in, followed by travel and gardening with lots of flowers!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I sorely wish I had never responded to this so called "poll" in the first place. What did you want to hear? That nurses...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. No problem! We do hope you return soon because a couple more pages of feedback has accumulated since you last visited.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I have thought about this over night. I have been at this game for a LONG time. Nurses are being treated with an ever...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Safe patient ratios. Proper supplies. Good help. Supportive people around. I don't need doughnuts for nurses week and a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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