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Joined Mar 14, '04 - from 'California, USA'. herring_RN is a registered nurse. She has '>40 years' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Critical care, tele, Medical-Surgical'. Posts: 12,444 (70% Liked) Likes: 21,928

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  1. It's good she got an attorney. She has been unfairly raked over the coals. Classic blame the victim tactics. Shameless. ...
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  2. LOVE it!!!
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  3. Dear Nina and Amber, Praying for you to fully recover from Ebola! Be at peace. Thank you for caring for patients.
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  4. I'm just as confused as you are. The CDC cannot possibly be that ignorant. It's not possible. It doesn't make any sense, no...
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  5. Finally - some guidelines I feel relatively safe following! Now our hospital will provide the same equipment we have seen...
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  6. Have read the above mentioned precautions, noticed that there was mention of an isolation room with own bathroom, have...
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  7. In theory, I wish I could put my trust in the CDC...and/or the hospital. In reality, when I think about the possibility of...
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  8. Below are handouts from University of Nebraska Medical Center. One is for donning PPE and the other doffing. Very...
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  9. My deepest appreciation, thanks and respect to ALL health care workers putting their lives on the line, in harm's way every...
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  10. Hold that lamp high for it is always darkest before the dawn. Your courage is making a difference, and Together Everyone...
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  11. I answered "I don't know" to the question about feeling safe going to local hospital for Ebola treatment. Living in a city...
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  12. Ontario Canada here. As of this week: Registration clerks and triage nurses are working in full PPE: gloves, masks , face...
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  13. I work in postpartum and I'm still unclear about how we should treat the mom and baby diagnosed with ebola. When we asked...
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  14. Anyone who presents with symptoms and have had recent travel to pertinent areas outside the U.S. will be isolated down in...
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  15. Most patients only stay 3 days in our local medical center. I have seen many have to be rehospitalized in worse condition....
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  16. To Nina, Amber, and Brianna YOU are the kind of nurses I would want to take care of me. Not afraid to get right in there...
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  17. Thank you to all nurses who put their lives on the line to treat these helpless people. Nina and Amber, prayers for you to...
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  18. While my heart aches for Nina, Amber and Brianna, at the same time it's bursting with pride that these three women stepped...
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  19. Our hospital just sends out emails! We don't even get a video describing how to use the flimsy yellow paper gowns, wow, I...
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  20. Is there something shameful about going to a community college or a junior college? That's exactly what they are - it's...
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  21. Ditto. I got an excellent nursingeducation at my diploma program (the longer I've been out of school and the more I've...
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  22. I am in process of getting my BSN, not because I want to, or because I think it will make me a better nurse, because I don't...
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  23. In response to the above conversation regarding whether the ACO changed patient's insurance - The insurance company changed...
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  24. The ACA doesn't change HMO insurance to a PPO. HMO's are still HMO's after Obamacare.
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  25. The previous CDC guidelines left me wondering what in the world they were thinking. Well, it seems THIS is what they were...
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  26. This is the hard part. My facility has had 3 plans already, each time having to change due to CDC guidlines. I do like...
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  27. We are utilizing the CDC "recommendations" and going way beyond them to protect our staff. As one who has been training...
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  28. On Monday evening, October 20, the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) unveiled new PPE recommendations for healthcare...
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  29. Those vaccines and population control are failing miserably since WHO has declared Nigeria and Senegal Ebola-free.
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  30. October 20, 2014. No new cases diagnosed in 5 days in the USA. Mr. Duncan's friends and family can sigh with relief. ...
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  31. OH NO THEY DIDN"T!-- I am reading the new CDC guidelines on USA Today. I'm not sure they are up to standards for where...
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  32. There were plenty of good diploma programs when I graduated 30 years ago. We got an excellent education at the program I...
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  33. Because they wanted to....I don't understand why should it matter "what kind of masters" unless you are a NP. Are we (the...
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  34. Yes I do....it is within the reality that young nurses will face this in their careers and they need to be cognizant of that...
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  35. IMHO the study is flawed. conjecture at best, based on a survey, published by those who benefit from the results...Aiken ...
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  36. New CDC guidlelines. New hospital guidelines for Ebola patients call for healthcare workers to cover up | Fox News ...
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  37. Good news people and hopefully an efficient panic-antidote! Nigeria has officially been declared Ebola free. On July 20th...
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  38. Who knew the CDC was so irrational treating Ebola as a level 4 pathogen? "Almost all of these viruses are classified as a...
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  39. The CDC PPE protocol was inadequate and may have well lead to the infections of the nurses. Note the CDC is now revising...
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  40. It's pretty insane out there. When I saw the Ebola "info-graphic" used by my local news broadcast I literally burst out...
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  41. LOL- that is funny. It's all about the bottom line in this country. Even many of the non-profits are driven by the bottom...
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  42. I know of a local hospital whom, even after the recommendations of full gear still want their nurse in a face shield and...
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  43. In the shadow of a terrible incident, it is a relief to hear that these women, these RNs, are sticking up for themselves. ...
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  44. Oh my goodness. It gets even better: This article claims the Red Cross is being dispatched by the government to spread...
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  45. Let's see... a guy in Africa claims that Ebola is a hoax, but is transmitted via vaccines. How the two American nurses got...
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  46. Since this is quite literally in my own backyard, I would like to extend a personal thank you to ALL the TX Health...
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  47. Nina and Amber, thank you for being excellent nurses who put patient care first! I am so proud of the two of you, and so...
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  48. Nina and Amber Joy, get well soon! Sending prayers and healing thoughts. Thanks for your bravery in the face of this...
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  49. To all of you nurses in harms way: I am praying for each of you! To those who are speaking out: thank you for giving all of...
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  50. Thank you! This not only to the two US nurses that have been in the news, but to all the anonymous nurses dealing with this...
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