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Joined Feb 26, '08. Posts: 639 (59% Liked) Likes: 1,290

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  1. "Are some of you so downtrodden at work that you resort to self-aggrandizing on the internet?" Sometimes! Does that impact ...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Ahhh consulting. If you can't be part of the solution, there's good money to be made in prolonging the problem.
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. That's just not true -- I don't believe anyone is suggesting that BSN-prepared nurses are "smarter" than ADN-prepared...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. You're close! Passing is 89/125 correct (25 questions are unscored), or about a 71%.
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  5. thread moved for best response. Welcome to AN! To formulate questions in Evidence Based Practice and use the PICOT...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. My response was along the lines of "I'm sorry but given my scope of practice and the responsibilities you have stated for...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  7. Cap refill should be brisk, less than 3 seconds. Greater than 3 seconds is a positive finding that must be addressed
    ŽNurse
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. I sincerely hope karma bites you where you deserve it.
    ŽNurse
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. I was also going to suggest a Clinical Nurse Leader program. I think there needs to be a little tweaking of the job...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  10. Being a former RRT I would agree with the therapist. There are too many liabilities when using a hospital equipment on a...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Most of us, when confronted with lengthy assessments become so familiar with the outline that we begin to become...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I am a CNS with prescriptive authority (my Acute care CNS program allowed me to acquire prescriptive authority), thus I had...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  13. We encourage patients to bring in and use their own equipment. A problem with their equipment or their therapy parameters...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. If you're asking why they don't leave it on while the tube is being removed it's because it would be a whole lot more...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I did an MSN in management and leadership, no 3ps. then I adult CNS, adult 3Ps then I did peds CNS but by that time...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  16. 100 likes to your entire post. This saddens me but unfortunately doesn’t surprise me. I’ve repeatedly seen proof on...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  17. I'm not understanding. Lately people have made threads to gripe about repetitive threads but it's really simple...don't...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. Please do not suggest teaching to someone with the smallest sliver of experience and who wants to leave bedside nursing at...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. We will say don't give so and so to float pool because we know that so and so is a very special snowflake and will not react...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Agree. Praise for just showing up is not necessary to be tactful. It's not lacking in tact for me to not say to a new...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. ŽNurse, you have the perfect screen name for this thread!
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. 15 years or so ago I was doing some per diem for an agency. I happen to be a man. When I recieved copies of the companies...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. First, don't insult my intelligence. Second, I wasn't responding to the OP's question, as I don't live in his/her state. I...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  24. I'm very sorry for the obviously terrible experience that you've had with one or more nurses. You clearly have an issue that...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  25. Respectfully, Esme never said that nurses are better than paramedics, or that nurses should try to make the scope of...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  26. (r)Nurse The finance component is covered in our Care Environment Management I & II classes. The course description for...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  27. We've had a CNL program for a decade now, and have three entry points (Masters Entry, RN with an Associates Degree, and...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  28. As already noted, there is no "ADN scope of practice." There is RN scope of practice, and there are RNs who chose to pursue...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  29. I am really sorry that there are individuals who would like to become nurses, and don't have the money to attend nursing...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  30. In my area, the VA is the only employer of these graduates- either direct-entry or second degree.
    ŽNurse
    Forum: California Nursing
  31. When I first heard about the Ice Bucket Challenge I thought Facebook and the media had lost their mind! Then my family...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Seems to me that podiatrists, psychologists, opticians, and chiropractors (who are doctorate-prepared) use the title in...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  33. If someone is having DTs, they aren't going to be on CIWA. They are going to be in the ICU on MINDS. DTs are lethal and...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. It isn't nursing, it is your place of employment.
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. That fact is recognized in the protected term "physician". Even more importantly, just because someone went through more...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  36. I have not seen CNLs used (or positions posted for them) at all in my region, other than the VA, which has really embraced...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: California Nursing
  37. I am interested too! I am about to start a program and wish I could talk to someone who has finished or currently in the...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: California Nursing
  38. What inspired you to write that? I would bet you're not a parent. Here's my perspective. I came to nursing as a second...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. I am a CNL. I graduated 2 years ago and have been functioning in the role for nearly 5 years. I love my role. I function...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nursing Leadership Strategies
  40. IMO, if you have posted your place of employment anywhere in your profile, you automatically have designated yourself a...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  41. I *never* friend co-workers.....well, one exception (she and I were NS classmates and now work on the same floor). My posts...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  42. Trust me. I am from the government and i am here to help you.
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  43. So there's nothing to be said for "preventative health?"
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. Issues, Issues. Now a doctor telling a patient it would be good for her to loose weight is discriminating against that...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. I dunno. :shrugs: Seems all the "smart" folks in healthcare seem to be making a lot of errors, or know darn well the damage...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Nursing News
  46. I sympathize with the OP....having worked as an ED social worker for years, I would be happy to never see another bus token,...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  47. This is why I love my intubated/sedated/unconscious patients :D
    ŽNurse
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  48. Isn't the premise that they will incur increased heath care costs they same criteria that behooves employers not to hire...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. ok, so how many people tell "blonde jokes" or "redneck jokes"? it's ridiculous how we, ostensibly adult professionals, have...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. What an interesting topic! What a gray area, too. Depends on the situation, and the facility's policy. I like the idea of...
    ŽNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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