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Joined Feb 27, '08. Posts: 235 (25% Liked) Likes: 103

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  1. easy to say if you don't work with life and death in seconds and are mixing multiple drips all at the same time, while...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. The only thing that comes to mind is that some people aren't the brightest bulbs in the pack. Personally, I would be...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. Bikini is fine if there aren't lines and it's flesh-colored. Otherwise, I agree.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. It's a fine comparison. It's not about skills -- it's about skin color. A restaurant patron who requested a different...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. I'm the author of the piece checking back in. I just wanted to mention that every single person possesses distinct...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. It is a theory of mine that Magnet was started from a thesis of an academic nurse preparing for their doctoral prep..True,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. You took the words out of my mouth. Anymore when I hear MSN, I usually shudder at all the stupid, pointless, and meaningless...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Care is deteriorating, because many of the people in charge of MAGNET status are MSN nurses or higher who came from another...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Ha! That's the first time I heard AIDET mentioned outside of my hospital! It's an entire program that basically means...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. *** The irony of that is that Magnet hospitals have become the least desirable employers of last resort for lots of RNs, in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I don't think the point was to make a difference to patients, but to make a difference to nurses they were trying to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Ha magnet. Its up there on the list of pointless, pat yourself on the back programs like Studer, AIDET, etc etc.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. OK, so one take-away is work harder, study more, obtain additional certifications, spend more of your time and money away...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I was fortunate to come across a "Nursing Procedures" manual (second edition) from 1928 issued by Mercy School of Nursing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Five beautiful words to evening shift: "Visiting Hours Are Now Over" *LOL* When those lovely words came over the intercom...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I remember a vigorous discussion in the letters to the editor of the AJN regarding use of clean gloves when cleaning up an...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Instead of pt stickers to put on pages, we had metal plates with the name and number punch typed in; really noisy machine in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Under NO circumstances does ANYONE say ANYTHING to the nurse assigned to pass meds. Orderlies ONLY cared for male...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Dialysis solution came in glass bottles and were heated in bassinets. The only shoes were Clinics and they were very...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I think you really need to look at what it is about your current job that you dislike so much. It actually surprises me...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Anywhere but here... I tend to go off the beaten path. My next goal is Peru or Bolivia.
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  22. I get it Brandon.... No one on this board is an angel . I'm willing to bet my pay check that someone on here has done...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I always knew of murse as a male purse - a term used to make fun of guys with man bags or murses. Male nurse? Dang right...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  24. Physicians are not required to provide care they deem futile. So when an MD makes a patient a medically futile DNR, nurses...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. They say that coffee drinkers, compared to nondrinkers, are: less likely to have type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease,...
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    Toon Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  26. To respond to some of the comments here: Yes, I do understand that people cannot always afford new clothes when they are...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  27. Donít waste my time either. Nurses leave supervisors/managers, rather than organizations. A manager focusing on weaknesses,...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  28. I always wear a business suit when I interview and everyone (RN to janitor) gets a handshake. Can't fathom doing anything...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  29. Just because someone switched jobs multiple times doesn't necessarily mean anything negative about them, maybe they aren't...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  30. Give me a break. I would not want to work for an institution that want to hire me as the charge nurse without any...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. To the OP, First off, it's very evident that you are a new nurse (as you have previously stated) and new to critical care....
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  32. What facility did you say you worked at again????? You're right........I am way over the top..................no...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  33. Yes it most certainly is a waste of time and resources. However, one good multidisciplinary (Pharmacy Service, Nursing...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  34. Controlled substances (expecially in gtts) are like explosives, every single milliliter needs to be accounted for lest it...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  35. Are you a troll?
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  36. Sorry for the long post but the are many alarm bells that went off in my head. Dealing with narcotics is a big deal and I am...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  37. Before you continue doing what you're doing, you must first establish what your end goal is for the patient. Example: Is...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  38. I got my clothes back after being a trauma alert patient. I also try to make sure anyone who I cut the clothes off of gets...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  39. Helmet manufacturer's want them back after they have been in an accident. The ER I recently left stuck a sticker on them...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  40. The helmet is thier property and you actually have no right to trash it without their consent. I know that I would be...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  41. Same issue, different thread. Sigh. :banghead: Seriously, this is 2011 dude. Worrying about being identified as being gay...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  42. DOUBT IT!!!
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  43. When I was six I was always the army nurse for what ever the boys were playing, cowboys and indians, civil war,war, and cops...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. People ALWAYS assume i'm straight. I could WORRY about that the way homophobes do. I'm a lesbian nurse and PROUD of it and...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  45. I've never had any problems with med students either. For the most part, I don't really care anymore how MDs view me...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. I hope this is a joke, right? Me :nurse:
    armyicurn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  47. We would do that but not in class :smokin: Ok just kidding. the most that ever happened was some of the girls would take...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. we often see threads with the title "fired for no reason," or "new grad harassed and fired" or something to that effect. and...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  49. All depends on the hospital's protocol. Where I am at Dobutamine can be managed on a telemetry floor as long as it is not...
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    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  50. Most people don't really understand Troponin. Troponins can elevate anytime the heart is overstressed and may become mildly...
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    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac


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