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By gypsyd8

Joined Nov 28, '07. Posts: 207 (59% Liked) Likes: 451

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  1. It is not as straightforward as some would make this seem. In California for example, fewer than 30% of the schools for ADN...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Thanks for the discussion Brian. As a 'boomer' ('52) looking to re-train my way into worthwhile work toward the end of my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Strictly my opinion here but as an advanced practice nurse, NANDA is garbage and not worth the paper its printed on. This...
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    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  4. But: not all alternative therapies are benign, not all are beneficial, and not all are compatible with the allopathic...
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    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  5. Since "therapeutic touch" has been demonstrated as absolutely nothing, your argument is that well..... Science just aint got...
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    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  6. So you think a better approach might being going to the compliance officer to investigate these types of behaviors? There...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. They are usually very good a sucking up to management. Then they just about become untouchable. They get to position of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Wow! I can't tell you how to deal with these type of behaviors. I just know that this will not be the last of these type...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Trust me I'm a firefighter/paramedic as my regular job. On the medic side, it is not much better. I think thats part of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. "This is an example of nurse bullying. The Department of Labor (DOL) identifies bullying as a behavior that creates...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. I find that the norm is usually not that the bully is asked to resign or be reassigned. The behavior continues despite all...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Most of the bullies I ran into, and trust me they have been around from day one. Have always been the corporate suck ups!...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Gypsyd8, My humble opinion, this is where the bullies want you. And it can cloud your mind like a flee bite itches. But...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Bullying for many is a touchy, yet befuddling issue. Because often times bullying comes in the form of subtle tactics and "...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. I had a manager who was a complete and utter narcissist as well as a bully and a liar. I felt like she drove me out, BUT it...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. That is v. true. And there was also a time when physicians, lawyers, teachers, etc., didn't spend years going to school,...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. I experienced bullying at my first nursing job on a cardiac floor. It was awful. I tried to report it to my supervisor,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I agree with those that encouraged you not to feel put-upon or taken advantage of. The patient benefited most by you giving...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I'd be fine with it as long as I had gloves on. :)
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. This. None of the answers were appropriate for my thoughts per the wording of the options, because I never feel guilty...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. I have to agree with everyone else. If someone was going to be turning and examining my pt and they needed a suppository I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Sorry but I don't get what the big deal is here. You were already there, the resident was already positioned on their side...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. This is one of the few times we've all been in agreement. So I thought I'd pile on. I wouldn't have thought twice about...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. The question was would I ask a nurse to place a suppository for me because she was in the position you were in . . right? I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. i would rather give suppositories than apply TED hose. I hate TED hose!!!!!
    gypsyd8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. No problem doing it here, it seems it would kill two birds with one stone, while assessing the patient and administering...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. I wouldn't have any problem with it and don't find this to be all that unusual. Assuming both nurses are right handed, it's...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. I find this to being akin to rushing like a mad woman to the room when I see our techs going in for a bed bath. I'm sure the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. A little off topic, but I don't get why nurses ever think giving a suppository is dirty work. It takes all of a minute to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. I don't see the issue. You are already back there. Administering a suppository takes 3 seconds.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. I never considered that giving a suppository was dirty work. You have the diaper open, and the patient on their side. It...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. Yes - you are being unreasonable. If you're turning the patient and have them on their side, there is absolutely no reason...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Putting the patient first, of course I would do it, and do it cheerfully. I seriously don't understand how you felt put out?...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. Taken advantage of for placing a suppos when you were already back there? Nope not at all. I would consider you being taken...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. Putting in a suppository is one of the simpler nursing tasks. You were there in perfect position, you are a nurse, so it...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. I would have had no problem because I see the convenience of doing something when the chance presents itself. Why turn and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. I couldn't answer the poll because you left out the option of not having a problem with giving it. You were only asked...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I wouldn't be offended or upset about administering a suppository because I was in a better position to do so during the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. That bedside shift report in semi private rooms always gets me. I know it states it is "ok" to discuss but if I'm the...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  40. OCR HIPAA Privacy December 3, 2002 INCIDENTAL USES AND DISCLOSURES Frequently Asked Questions \ Q: Can health...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  41. This is like the old "if a tree falls in the forest and there is nobody there to hear, does it still make a sound?" It also...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  42. Ummm, it doesn't.
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  43. No, of course not. HIPAA makes for some strange voices in people's heads-- it's the only explanation I can think of. ...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  44. That's actually not necessarily a HIPAA violation. HIPAA acknowledges that incidental exposures occur and that avoiding...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  45. If the job Is so tough, they don't need some self appointed new employee hazer trying to make it tougher, who appointed you...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. https://www.dso.ufl.edu/documents/sccr/army-policy-hazing.pdf I'm sorry you've been given such a poor view of the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. I agree. There's no need to act this way. You don't need to go out of your way to make things more difficult than they...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Interesting perspective is right. But I'm sorry but this is not acceptable behavior. One of the other responders is right,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Nah, it really doesn't have to be like this. We're not in the military. It's interesting that apologists for eating the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. "reality" is that there are many different styles of teaching and learning. also, "it's not about you" is a lazy and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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