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By popmode77, ASN

Joined May 27, '08 - from 'phoenix'. She has '1' year(s) of experience. Posts: 65 (22% Liked) Likes: 30

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  1. I'm in the same boat. I work on sub acute which is manageable still I'm always short. When I complain they say well the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. WHY would you not complete treatments!?!
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. It sounds like you did everything right, as you can no longer care for this patient at the level of care she requires. On...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. I listen and emphasize. Most of the time staff (people in general) just want somebody to hear them...."yes it is hard...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. That was (sadly? sickly?) my (maybe perverted) initial thought as well. The patient's response didn't seem like a normal...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. I'm not a nurse yet but let me just say that from your story, it smells like a setup to me almost. Call me crazy to be so...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. We had a nurse told he needed to cover his full sleeve tattoo. So, he bought one of the cover up sleeves- that looked like...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Don't forget the giant gel nails.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I honestly don't even really notice tattoos anymore. We have quite a few people in various positions with them. Physicians...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I have one tattoo but it's in the "tramp stamp" area of my lower back so unless I'm wearing half shirt(Daisy Duke?) scrubs,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I would indeed like to see a study. You would think long sleeves would be an issue. I work in a NICU and if I put my arms...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Personally, I don't care about someone else's tatoos nor do I care whether they are against facility policy or not. It isn't...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I'm a tattoo and piercing freak. My only visible tats are on my ankles which are usually covered with scrubs and i have a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. A patient of mine returned from dialysis after 11pm. I am to give the evening meds (20:00 meds) at that time. Coumadin is...
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    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  15. Thanks for the input:) I did report it to my NM, education and HR in writing. They were very appreciative and come to find...
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    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  16. Absolutely report it. You have a responsibility to the patients. That nurse even admitted she shouldn't be doing those...
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    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  17. How in the world do you all handle such heavy patient loads plus all the fun little extras that come from PT/OT/SLP, etc?? I...
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    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  18. Visible ink has no bearing on the professional abilities of a nurse. That ED nurse with the sleeves can give me chest...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Oh, NOW you're just going too far! Who says I can't be a GREAT nurse while wearing see-through, skin-tight clothing...AND...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Although the majority of what you said was on the side of 'they are no big deal, they're even terrific'....the comments of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Yes, exhausted working nights, dealing with coworkers who fight and bicker all shift, patients who are never satisfied. ...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  22. You're free to hold this opinion, just know it's not very current anymore. I suspect it's generational.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Your story is an excellent reminder to both old and new nurses to ALWAYS follow standard precautions. Just because a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I've been a nurse going on seven years. Ive had one needle stick a few years back with a used insulin syringe. Rapid hiv...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. This situation happens frequently because we have a blase, incompetent, disorganized staffing coordinator who forgets to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. This may all be different when you graduate if things change by then, but currently it is very tough for new grads to get...
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    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  27. According to one of my conspiracy theory FB friends, Cannabis is the new wonder drug with sick children being denied cures...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  28. Wow, cannabis cures MRSA too!?! And here I only thought it cured cancer, epilepsy, Parkinson's, depression, chronic...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  29. Refer them to psych. Some behaviors are inevitable, (I work on a similar floor with 40 alzeheimer's pts), but these...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  30. Here's a thought....ASK THE PATIENT. Ask them while they are awake if they want you to administer the morphine SL if they...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  31. Morphine isn't used just for pain relief. FWIW, in hospice, morphine is the gold standard for relieving resp. distress. Its...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  32. Yeppers, worked with an LPN who INSISTED it was O2 STATS. INSISTED. Little wonder that 5 years after graduation, and at...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  33. Ugh, I hate when I see urine w/ floaties in it!
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  34. prmenrs, Thanks for your feedback. These surveys are informal "yes or now" surveys, they are not intended to be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Patient was "difficult to AROUSE".....DID YOU TRY HARD ENOUGH?....IT'S ROUSE
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  36. Not really funny, just annoying. Order reads "Benadryl 25mg po prn itching". (calls doc) "Hey Dr. Jones, I need a frequency...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  37. I recently saw the word "babymama" in a nursing note.
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  38. How about assessing O2 Stats q shift?
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  39. That It's a pommel cushion, not pummel cushion. A pommel is the part of a saddle that prevents a cowboy from sliding...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  40. I think the DON needs to be reported for covering this up, too.
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  41. I would bypass the admin and give an anonymous tip to the BON. This nurse should not be practicing unless she gets some help.
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  42. The reason why the regulations aren't followed all year in most cases is that the facilities REFUSE to staff in such a way...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  43. I think that the biggest problem at the facilities that I work with state coming in is that management gets in such an...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  44. I would like to take the "committee" that made restraints such as lap buddies and table top trays for non-ambulatory...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  45. It's the same every year: a contingent from "The State" invades your facility and commences with scrutinizing your work,...
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    Article Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  46. I graduated in May 2012 and I took the first job that was offered to me and it was sub-acute care rehab. It was the best...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  47. It is usually hard for anyone going from LTC to acute care. I know some of the younger nurses who could not get jobs in...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  48. If I ever win the Powerball, on my bucket list is to create a nursing home the way a nursing home should be run. Nursing...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  49. I passed the state exam and received my CNA certification about the same time I started working at my first CNA position at...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  50. ^This^ I'm frequently surprised by the number of CNAs who believe they work "under" the RN's license who assigned them a...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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