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By BlueRidgeHomeRN

Joined Jan 28, '08. Posts: 1,771 (42% Liked) Likes: 2,063

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  1. I came on here looking for advice. I didn't ask to be judged and left wanting in other nurses eyes. 1.) I have met the...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Good luck Karen... BTW.... All of us were without experience at some point.... we all have to be taught how to do our...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. IMO, three attempts is more than enough. At the risk of further flames for voicing my opinion in a similar thread, the...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. I made many of these same comments on another thread, nearly identical to this one, and I got flamed big time - and my, and...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Last I heard, you could take it as many times as you cared to pay for it. For some people, it's ALOT of times. Most I...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Let me just say that I think you should do whatever you think is best for you and your family, however, I encourage you to...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Thank you for taking the time to do this, not only for your peace of mind, but also for the patients yet to come who have no...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. If these patients were simply visiting on vacation, we would not have this attitude. Many of the Spanish-only patients I...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Our hospital has pre-printed discharge instructions in both English and Spanish. They are formated alike so we can fill in...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. I don't know if this constitutes as "medical advice" and if it's allowed.... Air. Nothing but air. No lotions or more...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I've never heard of that either. Most nurses don't mind students where I've ever been. Pushy, foot stomping 'You owe...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. :chuckle
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. You and I would not get along. I don't care how much money you pay for school...guess what? been there, done that AND...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. I agree, nursing students shouldn't cop an attitude that they are paying good money for school and will be the future...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. wow. :( as someone who has recently been on both sides of this fence please remember that as first year students you are...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Hi there. I haven't read the responses yet, but I'm very intrigued! I haven't done clinicals yet, but I wanted to let you...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. "Just because you don't take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you." Pericles, 430 BC
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Come on...the NCLEX is not that hard. If a person gets THAT torn up just taking the test, how will they react with a...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Why are they there? I also work in long term care and a lot of our subacute patients are hip or joint replacements or pelvic...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I try not to be judgemental because 90% of the time these patients have been on PO/ IVP narcs and have built up tolerances...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. *smile* i totally agree about it being about them, the pts. but leave my spirituality at the door? never... oh...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Let me tell you about the first catheter I ever put in. I was green, green, 18 years old, fresh out of high school, first...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I talked to my mom (she's a recruiter for Orlando Health) and thats right for a variable full-time position. If you work...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. I suppose the lesson to be learned is...never bend over backwards for your facility again. Work your scheduled shifts, and...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. At any time in this entire mess, did you have the common sense to contact an Employment Attorney? I would think at some...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. From your account it sounds like a gross injustice was done and you were a victim of lateral violence of the worst sort!
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. To me you sound very smart and very competent. I feel the problem started when you allowed yourself to be a 'doormat'. They...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. if you are honest and open and respectful you will find life very interesting as to religion/spirituality in the hospital. I...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I have been a nurse for almost 5 years, and deal with death/dying fairly often. This has never been as issue for me. I...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Well those people probably wouldn't even be working - I mean heck, why work when you can legally stay home and get f****ing...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  31. Although one would think this "solution" sounds logical, in practice it won't fly. Sounds like another...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  32. The dilaudid seekers are bad enough. We once had a patient doing jumping jacks in her room while demanding Benadryl 75 mg...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  33. I feel your "pain". Here's some of the ways I deal with it... 1) I get to go home to a decent house/family after my shift...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  34. The biller should catch all missed encounters during pre-edit. They can then print a list of all missed encounters along...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  35. In responce to BBFRN. Dude, really you cant be serious. First off, there is nothing racially implied by that story. The only...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. First of all, you shouldn't be telling the parents that the doc won't release the baby; the doc should be the one giving...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  37. If we had started drilling inAnwar back in the 90s like the Republicans proposed we would already be pumping that oil now. ...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  38. do nurses have a more educated opinion than the general population?? you can keep informed of what is going on whether...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  39. Why would tax dollars be used? Oil companies pay for exploration, drilling and refining. They simply need government...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  40. It is not your responsibility to share with the public you political idealolgy. People are very defensive about politics...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  41. We'll let me enlighten you about third grade economics. Drill more creates more supply, more supply than demand causes...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  42. I guess the moral of the story is....if you are a nurse don't feel free to attempt to validate any negative feelings. You...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. We have all born witness to those few individuals who feel that sense of entitlement. It knows no color , educational bound,...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. it always makes me really sad to read stories like this. i dont know why people believe they are so entitled.... ...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. ok, just call me a gal who grew up in Wi. worked in Mn, and now live in florida,, just where in the heck has anyone said...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I heard stories of people complaining about the conditions at the shelters during Hurricane Gustav. One complaint was that...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. the media liked to throw the race card around during katrina but it was not factual the people in in the lower 9th ward...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. It is just the weather.....not aimed at us or made to punish us...is just the weather..... We choose to live in areas that...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. because it gives people a reason to exscuse the bad behavior.
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. This letter sounds like a typical day of patients in any ER in Amercia. For far too long the safety net has become a nice...
    BlueRidgeHomeRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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