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Chaya (4,586 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: 1,098 (18% Liked) Likes: 425

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  1. I got the call on the EMS radio around 5 am. This is the usual time we get calls from EMS responding to nursing homes- The...
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    Article Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. It was a typical day in the emergency room. Ambulances were consistently calling and patients who walked in were lining up...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Ok, I get it. Judgmental Nurse is being Judgmental. First of all, I really don't think that any competent nurse here...
    Chaya
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Go for it I support you on this. Some states don't pay unemployment when you get fired. They feel the unemployed don't...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Dear Gooselady, BSN, I'll tell you exactly how it's done!!! First, the hospital does a "sweep" of current management in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. My daughter in law's dad was in the Hospital recently. His IV pump started beeping, he rang the call bell. The CNA came in...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I left the floor 17 years ago to purse Nursing Informatics when they raised our patient ratios in High Risk Labor and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. The reason for this I have been told is because the computer charting is too complexed and seasoned nurses would have a hard...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Couldn't have said it better myself. I see this exact same thing where I work. As a nurse with 22 years of solid beside...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Yea right. Its been happening much longer than the intro of the ACHA
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. 30 some odd years ago when I started in Nursing, I was a CNA. Our Staffing for a Med-Surg 42 bed floor on day shift was 5...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I totally agree with everything said. As a young nurse (late 20's) but with almost 10 years experience , I grew up around...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I think the hospitals around here are sneakier than that. Instead of firing you, they don't give you raises anymore. They...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. So your choice would be to abandon the poor, the unemployed, the uninsurable, the uninsurable CHILDREN of anyone to let...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. This is exactly where my unit is now. I work part time due to some personal and health issues; my rotation is really...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I've always felt that nurses (the same could be said for any health professionals) who are in senior management roles and...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. This is happening in subtle and not so subtle ways. Past experience paperwork and excellent evaluations are suddenly...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I agree!!! I LEFT bedside nursing 6 years ago because of the lack of care provided to patients due to the lack of staff and...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I would like to see a law that requires death certificates to include 'inadequate nurse staffing' as a reason for cause of...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Unions have their advantages and offer protection to the employee HOWEVER.... the employer knows all the loopholes within...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Just a thought....include LPN's the ANA or any national organization. Better yet, have one organization incorporate all...
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Used to. I was DON for an assisted living facility until a couple of years ago. After losing that job to mental illness, I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Today is my last official work day. I am retiring. But of course nurses never retire, so I have agreed to work prn. Anyway,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. 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...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. These issues have existed for years before the Affordable Care Act was written.
    Chaya
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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


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