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Chaya (4,250 Views)

Joined Mar 5, '03 - from 'Bosstown metro area'. He has '15' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Rehab, Med Surg, Home Care'. Posts: 1,094 (17% Liked) Likes: 421

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  1. Instead of blaming a recent law, look at the previous laws that were enacted over 20 years ago-when the birth of the HMO...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I've been an RN for 45 years this year. I'd like to chime in on this conversation. For the past 6 years I have been a...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. These issues have been going on long before the POTUS was elected and will keep on happening long after he is gone.
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Areensee-- Just as we are all unique creations, I find we come to a time of parting, to death, with widely differing...
    Chaya
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. Accusing Hospice “While I was still in prayer, Gabriel, the man I had seen in the earlier vision, came to me in swift...
    Chaya
    Article Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. Family issues (a dying mother) caused me to exit, stage left. I was sooo stressed, it was affecting my work a lot. I worried...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. OP, I am in my first year of my career so I obviously cannot know how you feel. I just wanted you - and all of the other...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Wow. As if you didn't have enough on your plate. Holding positive thoughts for you and your husband. Frankly, as far as...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. If my husband passes away before I turn 60, I'll starve to death because his SS is our only income right now. Seeing as how...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Used to. I was DON for an assisted living facility until a couple of years ago. After losing that job to mental illness, I...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Today is my last official work day. I am retiring. But of course nurses never retire, so I have agreed to work prn. Anyway,...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I'm only 57 and thinking that I have at least another 10 years that I will have to work. I don't know all the names of the...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What do they call it when you've long since run out of unemployment benefits and there are no extensions any more? Oh,...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Well said. It's a systematic problem indeed. I remember there was a post here that one of the issues we discussed was...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Exactly. Instead of blaming a recent law, look at the previous laws that were enacted over 20 years ago-when the birth of...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. These issues have existed for years before the Affordable Care Act was written.
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. An RN I worked with told me something I think we all "know" but it was still shocking to hear it affirmed: tactics they use...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. This article was written by a member on allnurses. Due to the controversial and emotionally charged nature of the article,...
    Chaya
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Had another thought: ADHD kids are very musically inclined. If there are appropriate songs to learn, this helps a lot! My...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  20. Somebody mentioned using time increments as a coping method. I figured that one out in my first round of college and it...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  21. Here are my suggestions: 1) Keep the lessons short, and repeat the information in different ways. My form of ADD...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  22. Today, September 10th, is National Suicide Prevention Day. As comedian Robin Williams' recent death shows us, anyone can be...
    Chaya
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  23. To be honest, going on disability is usually the LAST thing a person with mental health issues should do. Unless your...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  24. It is so important to manage your illness. Whether that be by meds, therapy or both. We can not give medical advice per AN...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  25. The same way you do if you haven't been terminated.....you emphasize your strengths and try to minimize your weaknesses....
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  26. You must have figured out by now what works for you. Never mind the stigma or the judgement. They're not you. A job loss...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  27. Thank you so much for sharing your experiences and thoughts (and I agree with the others who said you are a great writer!) ...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  28. If I had to describe what it was like to be in my head it would go something like this: Well, I need to do the laundry,...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  29. That is absolutely true!! Something that always got me in trouble was that I could do ridiculously hard things with ease,...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  30. I enjoyed travel nursing for some of the same reasons you laid out: It keeps busy minds... busy. :) One thing some do...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  31. Reading your story was like looking in a mirror. My daughter also suffers with ADHD and I hurt because she got it from me. I...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  32. I've told this one before, but..... When i was making home-health visits I had a 76 y.o. male patient who was a bit of an...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. First off, a disclaimer: I am not attempting to condone any activity as described herein. However.... I had a 90 year...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. Have you had a sleep study done? Get one, even if you're not overweight and don't snore. Soooo many people I know with ADD...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  35. Thank you, guys! Your support means a lot to me. Y'all made me cry good tears. I have worked out routines and...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  36. Wow.....what an incredible story. I am in AWE of your courage and strength in living life with ADHD. I can't even imagine...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  37. I have been pretty vocal in my defense of ADHD sufferers in some threads recently, so it will probably not surprise you that...
    Chaya
    Article Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  38. Yes - take your own food, and silverware and cup, too. Are you working days or nights? My BEST tip for you is to let the...
    Chaya
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  39. We have a "nurse navigator" program where I work. These nurses keep track of scheduled appointments and accompany patients...
    Chaya
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  40. I have set up few blogs using wordpress. Message me if you have any questions. Few tips: 1) writing articles on what...
    Chaya
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  41. @doppelganger The acuity level on this unit actually very high and many patients get dumped at this facility that are not...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  42. I never would tell families/pts we are short. Didn't want to worry them and knew it is a no no . Well now on shifts like...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Doing tasks outside the job responsibility scope usually leads to liability issues.
    Chaya
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  44. How are you getting paid for each of them? Hourly? per visit? salary? To me, that makes a big difference.
    Chaya
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  45. Unfortunately, not all of the family members have good social or coping skills...stress increases the likelihood that people...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. Forewarning: this is an open letter that contains explicit material with which not everyone will find agreeable. However,...
    Chaya
    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. I would see no reason to flame you. I think we can discuss this civilly. I'm not suggesting that some men don't do the...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Had a 30 something male patient ask me to help while he was walking into his bathroom just prior to discharge. He didn't...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. SO interesting that you posted this right now!! My husband and I are in the process of getting our oldest tested for...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. I understand what you're saying, and I could use some fine-tuning of my interpersonal skills as well. The frustrating thing...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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