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Joined Jan 22, '03. michelle126 is a RN. Posts: 3,321 (21% Liked) Likes: 1,317

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  1. "This is your happy pill" works for one lady. Might not sound too PC, but she tells everyone.."I like to be happy"
    Dec 14 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. In my LTC we do vitals on 11-7 shift. All new admits get vs q shift x7 days, same for re admits. Incident reports q shift...
    Dec 14 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Um..no. Many residents can have a UTI or bacteremia, but not urosepsis. Yikes! ICU....you picked up on this person...
    Dec 3 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. A fruit basket!
    Dec 3 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Yep..as soon as your mom or dad gets home from work you can leave....hey..lets have dinner while we wait! Rats! Where...
    Dec 3 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Do NOT do 1:1 with these type of family members....always have another staff member around. could be come a he said- she...
    Dec 3 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. How about "hey, lets do report and count now so I can get started and out of your way if you want to chart?"
    Nov 19 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Oh....heck no. The other nurse wasn't disciplined? No, no, no. Yes, you had a med error, but (and I have to admit,...
    Nov 2 '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  9. It happens! Have you checked your pockets or even the drawers in the med cart or desk? I love how we need do be...
    Nov 1 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Sometimes you can't win. Esp when it gets to the staff in a union. Around the holidays they like the calls to come in and...
    Oct 29 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. I don't think they are much different or not any harder to take care of than the other medically complex residents that we...
    Oct 29 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. It is a chain of command issue. Mention it to the shift supervisor, if nothing done..go upwards.
    Oct 29 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. It will all depend on your facility. I had a similar title years ago. Large building with 6 floors. Each floor had a...
    Sep 19 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. I get this alot, but work in a different setting were the docs don't come in daily. In LTC we have a few docs that round...
    Sep 19 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. This is something entirely different that what the OP was asking. You had every right to question things in this situation...
    Sep 19 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. You will do fine. Unless you've been locked in your office over the last few years and clueless as to what goes on in the...
    Sep 17 '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  17. Just wondering what type of pts you do get to see. I do skilled nursing/ rehab/ LTC nursing. I see alot of things and the...
    Sep 10 '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. I've been thru my share of rough pregnancies (5), so I know where you are coming from. Thankfully I had a great group of...
    Sep 10 '12
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  19. It really depends on your doctor. Do they prefer labs and do they check them or look for them? If it is abnormal, I fax...
    Sep 10 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Yep..we get a good bit of trach patients. No vents. Correct me if I'm wrong, but with the vents you need resp therapists...
    Sep 6 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing

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