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Joined May 2, '08. Posts: 83 (22% Liked) Likes: 43

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  1. I went back and reread through the threads and this is what jumped out at me. 1. ..."I noticed that another student...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  2. Reprimanded, I don't know how old you are but you sound rather immature. Your behavior is out of line. You are not the...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  3. Had one of my fellow students overlooked a med they were supposed to give I would immediately tell them (quietly) that they...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  4. Lessons here....you were right to report the insulin not being given. That is a big deal. The lesson is how you deliver...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  5. I don't think that people mature enough and smart enough to have made it into nursing school should have to be told more...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. I agree. Why is fair to those who DO show up everyday to those who miss 2-3-4 days? There is a difference and there...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. I"m in my first semester of Nursing School, I agree with the previous poster as well as others in this thread. Even without...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. 27 years experience and gobsmacked by student nurses who have betting pools to get through their degree without doing a bed...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. It is a bookstore. You go there to buy books and pens. It is a retail environment. If you can't find something, staff is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. I've been in nursing for almost 30 years now, almost a decade as a staff nurse, and in advanced practice since then. I find...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. "Sorry state of nursing," eh? Am I the only one who feel offended by this trashing of a profession that I cherish very...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Not angry, just tired of the whine (I think I mentioned that :) ) and trying to whip up some positive action! Come on,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I believe I mentioned several alternatives for those who give up on that, including improving your employability by working...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. A little cheese with that whine? Don't mourn, organize! Of course it's possible. How many of you whiners will step up...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Why wouldn't you be expected to work your regular weekend? They are only responsible for paying you for and excusing you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Jury duty where I live may simply be showing up in the AM, then being dismissed after a couple of hrs when you didn't get...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Well, unfortunately, people get sick and need care at all times of the day and on all days of the week, so if you're on the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Since weekends are not part of the trial, and if your availability with the hospital includes weekends, then I don't see...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I have noticed more than one thread on the "laziness" attitude between members of a health care team. General statements...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I agree with your posting 100%. Accountability is lacking in nursing. There have been times that I have even pointed out...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I went from medical to ICU after 10 years of being an RN and I can honestly say that you will not be any more appreciated or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. The first year as a nurse are the hardest. There's lots of information coming at you at once, and you need to find your own...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Blaming all of our problems on our "superiors" is certainly not a new phenomenon, but for whatever reason it has been...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. The number of overweight nurses continues to increase because the number of overweight Americans is increasing. I don't...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. There's another current thread right now about tats & piercings. And I've responded. But I had another thought. Nursing...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  26. This is a medical surgical floor. There should be a pharmacist. There should be a policy regarding substituting one...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  27. This makes me feel embarrassed for our profession. Why bother to develop those "critical thinking skills?"
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  28. If the BON of whatever state the OP's in rules this as a "medication error".... then they don't deserve the power entrusted...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  29. We frequently ran out of 2mg morphine vials and would give 2mg from a 4mg vial. The medication would be overridden in the...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  30. Love this...^^ For a second I was thinking "did the pt expect one pill so take 2 tabs out and divert one, patient gets a...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  31. I've been talking aobut the dumbing down of nursing for a while.....where will it all end up???? :no:
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  32. Reviewing the OP's problem just makes me think the dumbing down of nursing is not only ongoing, but getting worse by the...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  33. A medication error would be giving the wrong med or wrong dose, you gave the correct medications (hydrocodone and tylenol)...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  34. What's the rest of the story? Have you been spoken to before about not doing such substitutions? Were you on probation for...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  35. Performance reviews are just for feedback. Sometimes we don't know how others view us and we're all not perfect. Even though...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I don't think your next employer is going to be seeing any of your reviews.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. As a charge nurse on a med/surg unit during the 7p shift, I am guaranteed to hear this at least one time each shift. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. Definitely reportable. Seriously. This is a terrible breach of practice. At the very least, just suppose that the antibiotic...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  39. VERY bad practice - reportable in my opinion.
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  40. Um we are professionals, why do we need code words for things? As long as these diagnosises are being discussed in a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I guess the ethics comes in when you consider whom to treat first. If there is no MD around (what was implied!!!!), then I...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  42. For us a 'No Call, No Show' is exactly what it sounds like: you didn't show up for your shift and didn't call in ahead of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. No doubt there are extremes, no doubt the physical welbeing of the patient is the most important, and no doubt administators...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I don't ever begrudge anyone their dreams...if someone says they're going to do something, great. It's not my business...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Nah. What bugs me is patients who ask for fried chicken after a heart cath.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. And listening to others "pipe dreams" doesn't annoy me. Had my husband not followed his, he wouldn't be where he is today.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I agree. I have worked with a doctor who is also an RN and he is one of the best dr I ever worked with. If I did not want...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Okay. So I initially wrote this post with my defenses up. Im bad about jumping the gun with my thoughts. However, I've...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. This is actually quite common for companies to not allow this and not just in the hospital setting. I think it falls under...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. I think we need to be respectful of others opinions and thoughts. I think we need to remember that we can disagree...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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