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Joined Nov 2, '07. Posts: 41 (61% Liked) Likes: 49

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  1. Well, thanks to everyone who understood where I'm coming from. I appreciate it. Everyone who doesn't, well, Im sorry if you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I dunno...I feel like a lot of people are piling it on BrandonLPN when he is just being upfront and brave enough to tell it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Lastly, on my fear of one day entering long term care: this is the exact reason I don't worry about my cholesterol or heart...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. The best antidote against that anxiety is to be honest. Chart what you see, don’t make up anything that you did not see,...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. If nurses in your care environment are expected to initiate medical orders outside of physician contact, you should petition...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. This is the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard. The fact that you WON your first lawsuit on the basis of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. If religious people can be exempt from working certain days, does this mean people who aren't religious can be exempt too?...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. OP, I'm sorry that you are going through this. Employers google candidates all the time and I would not hire you knowing...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. How did the second hospital discriminate you? I'd assume if they had heard of your prior case and worried you were a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I was raised as a Seventh Day Adventist which is a Christian Sabbath observing religion. It is well understood in the SDA...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Sabbath is all about taking a day of rest. A great book to read is Sabbath by Wayne Muller. Gives perspective about the act...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. If all the Christians demanded "accommodation" to take off every Sunday (and holidays like Christmas, Easter, etc) it would...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Just put a candy bowl full of drugs on the triage desk and the patients can pick what they want. As long as they fill out a...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. If you caused the accident?? You always stop if there's an accident you are involved it, otherwise it's called "hit and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I feel like nursing is becoming a contest of who can tolerate the most deplorable conditions without accidently hurting a...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  16. You made many good points. As someone else mentioned, however, I wouldn't immediately discount people that live far away....
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  17. I wouldn't immediatly throw out those who live an hour away. there are many perfectly reasonable explanations as to why they...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  18. Unless there is a state law against it, I don't understand under what legal authority you can confiscate and dispose of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Awfull lot of folks seem to think it's fine to (basicaly) steal a PT's personal property...... Hope I'm not the only one...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. The 'breakfast nurse' was able to secure chicken nuggets, fries and ranch dressing for my little friend. Didn't want to...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  21. Silly me, I expect corporations to follow the law or suffer the consequences. What do you think float pools and PRN are for?...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  22. When I had my son, 11 years ago, I worked on a cardiothoracic step down unit. I did not take any isolations patients, I did...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  23. I think you have to do what you have to do and that hiding your pregnancy is probably in your own best interest (but won't...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  24. Is this your first job? If you're not showing, I wouldn't say anything. Don't give them the chance to discriminate and...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  25. I've noticed that some people seem to criticize others for wanting a higher degree, and/ or to leave bedside nursing. Please...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  26. I think people are pushing each other into corners here -- not allowing for the fact that probably everyone here supports a...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  27. my University allowed me full access to the library after I graduated that may be a option for you
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  28. As a nonbeliever, I don't accept any "power" of prayer, but I do accept that the meditative aspect of it is beneficial to...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  29. Im not an atheist but I dont believe in prayers/praying. however if a family asks for my prayers I offer it to them. If it...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  30. "I believe atheists giving "good thoughts" works the same as prayer to a large extent. it is all positive energy being...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  31. As IF that preceptor would have handled all that on her own. Tell her to go take a long walk off a short pier. In our ED...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  32. I used to come home from my 3-11 shift at the hospital, leave my shoes in the garage, tiptoe downstairs to the laundry room...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  33. You have such a good attitude. While on a personal level I find these racist comments/requests offensive and innappropriate,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. In an ideal world where racism comes merely from bad parenting, I would be inclined to agree. However, racism has its roots...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. How about this..... " Just so happens to be your lucky night. Nurse Mary is assigned to all the aholes and she is not of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. Honestly, while I let the pt know in no uncertain terms that the language and attitude are completely inappropriate and will...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. I'm a black female who lives in a region where racial refusals are common. Anyhow, these requests are usually accomodated...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I've done that too. Talking with a patient's mom about houseplants. My mom can grow anything. My neighbor could go grow...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  39. I would probably report it, but be very general in my statements. For instance I might just say, "During my recent admission...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. Ok, so this post made me laugh. I could just see boxes of hotpockets and capri sun juice boxes. A regular diet would get one...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. that's exactly what i thought....and then i thought a guillain barre like syndrome? but botulism is a great thought. i...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I work on post-surgical floor (mostly neurosurgery) and the doctors like to do their own dressings so we don't touch them. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I deal with a lot of abdominal wounds and my fair share of pressure ulcers and have been told clean technique is good enough...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Hopefully with longer acting opiods (e.g. OxyContin, MS Contin, methadone) and other treatments, as well as an immediate...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Well, for the record, I medicate for pain. Not for the number. Do I believe you that it is as severe as you say it is? ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I hate the pain scale, I never know what to say. But you can tell the frequent fliers, they never skip a beat when...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. You know why patients think that? Because it is true! Sadly, many Nurses seem to think they know the patient's pain much,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. There's little doubt that scrubs are the vector for nasties of all sorts. Here's just a sampling: Opinion: Hospital Scrubs'...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. I would love to see somme citations to support your case.....what studies? Also in the title the word must is pretty...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  50. You dont need a union to stand up for your rights. Being from Texas, I wouldnt want or join a union. I would tell ya to get...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union


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