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Joined Apr 2, '03 - from 'Denver, CO, US'. klone is a Charge Nurse, Women's Health/Public Health. She has '9' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'OB/Gyn, perinatal research, lactation'. Posts: 6,901 (43% Liked) Likes: 11,210

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  1. Gentamycin is a significant antibiotic with severe side effects. Look up the potential side effects and what to look for...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. here's the thing about certifications and such for a newbie. as a hiring manager, i wouldn't hire you over someone else if...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. This. She hopes to get somewhere with you by providing you with this "useful" information. Be direct in letting her know...
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    Forum: Nurse Management
  4. I agree with this....don't address the third parties from hearsay. However....do deal with the one offering up info to you....
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    Forum: Nurse Management
  5. Ya, and he just "thinks" he has nausea until such time as he vomits, and aspirates. If the patient is ordered Zofran, I am...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Critical Care nurses make $2 extra per hour at my hospital. I like it because I get it. But I never understood it. Working...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. A union might Effect (bring about) a differential. A union might have an Affect (influence) on ICU salaries.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Why would ICU nurses deserve to make more? An RN is an RN. Critical care differentials are quite uncommon. You are paid...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. No where I have ever worked has paid more for ICU. May be different other places but not anywhere around me.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I gave placebo injections for pain, in a NH as a new nurse. I've never seen placebos ordered since that time. It's not...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. It is completely unethical unless the person has agreed, through a standard "informed consent" process, to the potential...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. I would have to agree 100% with the other post. I love the challenge. You are in control and you determine the outcome of...
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    Forum: Nurse Management
  13. God is certainly good! I landed a job in a large, physician owned multiple specialty clinic! :) I had submitted my resume'...
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    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  14. I'm sorry this has happened to you however BSN is hardly a new thing. This was the topic of my issues in nursing class in...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. Nursing is actually a bit behind the curve of other professions requiring more education to practice. Like it or not,...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Not "anything" can be legislated. I doubt v. much you could interest any state legislature in passing a law that would...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Well, what worked for us was surreptitiously recording her diatribes. Even though recordings are not admissible in court,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. No, I honestly don’t think that I would derive any pleasure from seeing that happen. It would be exactly what I’d expect...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I can understand a bitter staff nurse getting a little joy from seeing the administrator suffer ... It's kind'a like the...
    klone
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. What you say about others says more about you than it does about them.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. It didn't work. Being old, fat, working class, proud of my experience and decidedly less than gorgeous, I'm hurt that you...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Did Ms. Vinson make an error in judgment? Maybe...hindsight is 20/20. But on another thread on this very site, some were...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  23. Thanks for the perspective. I do know there's something you can learn from whatever job or situation you're in. I asked...
    klone
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. Because she didn't lie to the authorities. Because she didn't selfishly risk other human being's lives. Because she stepped...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  25. An expose on anyone's life without their express consent (using half-truths, scandal-mongering phrasing, etc), without...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  26. I love the challenge. I love that I can have an impact on patient care on a greater scale. It's incredibly rewarding to see...
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    Forum: Nurse Management
  27. If you feel this strongly about it, you are welcome to pull your kids out of public school and home-school them. And when...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  28. Thanks for the replies everyone. This really makes the decision easier. The turnover rate among newer employees at the...
    klone
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  29. We do several inductions a day, 2-3 AM and 3 PMs are our max. Most of them end in vag deliveries, but we have a hard and...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  30. "you will get respect by standing up to them head on and letting them know your no victim." This is true, but your post...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. Well, you realize that that's a vast minority of GBM patients, right? I knew a couple patients who outlived their...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  32. and this is why religion blurs lines in the healthcare field. Personal beliefs interfering in what is best for the patient,...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  33. Seriously?? You think dying on your own terms when you have a terminal illness is the same as murdering someone with...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  34. In general, the 21 y/o's main problem is her depression, which can be successfully treated. This is WORLDS away from a...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  35. Bottom line if you don't believe in it then don't do it. But it's not anyone's place to deny her the right to die on her own...
    klone
    Forum: Nursing News
  36. I just delivered my 100th baby as a licensed midwife! Just feeling good and wanted to share. This career is really, really...
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    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  37. Completely agree. I work to live, not live to work. I value my time away from work, and if I could afford to drop to part...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I agree only to the extent that I would hope they would go into it because they thought they might like it. Otherwise, it...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. Are there other professions into which you feel that practitioners should not go into for the paycheck, or because they're...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. Get sued? Because you stuck a needle in someone and they bled? You didn't do anything wrong- sometimes it just happens. ...
    klone
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  41. Take a deep breath. Everyone makes mistakes. Even the crustiest, most experienced, safest nurses out there have made...
    klone
    Forum: New York Nursing
  42. However, you're a man. Most interviewers in the nursing profession are middle-aged women with conservative viewpoints and...
    klone
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  43. OMG, yes, this! :roflmao: For me it would be, "I have zero tolerance for stupidity, and in fact, think doctors and nurses...
    klone
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  44. You surely have employer-safe weaknesses to share unless you are otherwise perfect. I don't mention my trouble with...
    klone
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  45. For the weakness question, I take a true weakness but talk about what I'm doing to improve in that area. I think any...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  46. Well, honestly, the money is the only reason why any of us work, is it not? If I didn't need money, I wouldn't work. Work...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Yikes! We are the bitter ones, I think not. You couldn't handle an altercation like an adult, and withdrew before you even...
    klone
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. You did us ALL a favor.
    klone
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. I must have been very fortunate. I had a great R.N. school experience. No bullies, supportive classmates, great instructors...
    klone
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. What is up with the terrible culture at some of these schools? On this post, quite a few have jumped on the "nursing school...
    klone
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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