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Joined Jul 13, '08 - from 'My secret underground bunker'. Crispy Critter is a RN. She has '41' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'ER I/CCU Cath lab LTC'. Posts: 46 (59% Liked) Likes: 75

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  1. what makes me mad is those pt's who are so snowed you have to ask them a couple times what their pain is, and its always...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Honestly I don't focus on that. I put down what they say and medicate per the orders. I think some people feel if they rate...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I usually like to keep a pair in my pocket for emergencies. Like if I run into a room and my fall risk patient is halfway to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I don't hate nursing...don't think I was "born" to be a nurse either...but..I am where I am and if money were not an issue I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I have been a marketer for a SNF for a year now, almost 3 years working for them total and I can tell you, ITS ALL ABOUT THE...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. It's not unreasonable for reimbursing entities to require certain services to be performed and documented to justify the...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Sure beats Bingo.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Yes...she was so bewildered, confused and apprehensive that she immediately began to stuff dollar bills into his briefs......
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    Forum: Nursing News
  9. My opinion might upset some people, but I think fibromyalgia is a 'catch-all' diagnosis some physicians use when they do not...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. you have to choose your battles, and sometimes i have had to go to Admin, and remind them rhat it was not just my lis....
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. People have different ways of communicating and you will never be spoken to in an "ideal" manner by every individual you...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Sonometers measure sound, not electricity. A quarter is 25 cents :) While cents and centimeters both use the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. A quarter is 50 cents? I have much more money than I thought.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nice. These people who you are ******* and moaning about who say "sahn-ti-meters"...are they bad coworkers? If they do...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I don't get this. Just put up new tubing. This is one of those instances where you should just take care of the situation...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. I can't believe I read this! Discrimination is not OK. And as to patient autonomy -- your right to swing your arm ends...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. A patient who rejects a caregiver based on race reveal a lot more about themselves than they'd probably choose to if they...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Accommodation for the purpose of not putting staff into a hostile work environment? Sure. Accommodation for the purpose of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I think it is a disgrace that there are patients presumptuous enough to make such a request. Don't even get me started on...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Uff, accommodating racists..mmm. In my opinion, it seems that would just make people think that it is ok to have that sort...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. I have always found it amazing that if a healthcare provider refused care based on race, they'd be sued; however, the other...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. I would try getting a PRN position first. That way you could keep your desk job while also testing the waters at the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. I disagree 100%. Surveyors love to intimidate any staff membee they can. They are rude, condescending, and demeaning. They...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  26. As a people we are becoming very complacent about our rights, aren't we? We no longer bat an eye about this sort of class...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I'm deeply bothered by people using the word "angel" to describe nurses, even more so than "hero". I feel like we're not...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. While I agree with you, it wasn't so much about considering nurses heroes as it was about nurses being held to superhuman...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. I never suffered from hero worship of nurses; I never had a "calling." But I've definitely been bumping up against the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. The changes I see in the hospital, are simply reflections of changes in our society as a whole. My sister, who is not a...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  31. Well I am older than dirt. When I started out in nursing we had 22 patients med surg/post op/telemetry. With one LPN and...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  32. Thankyou for advocating for this woman. It's the quiet ones, non-verbal that get forgotten b/c of the noisy, demanding,...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  33. I'm glad I've never had to hang bloof. I wouldn't know where to start.:cheeky:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. So what was the point of your comment? I wanted to create a topic that was specific to NEVADA, as all of the other topics...
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    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  35. You're not realizing this because you're a new grad - and I don't mean that in a condescending way at all - but they're...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  36. Forget being a "team player"and focus on safe practice. If you make a serious error due to fatigue, being a "team player"...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  37. Team player = they have a pass to work you to death. You need to decline any of those "generous" offers in the name of...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  38. Why the hell should that even matter? You are treating them not dating them.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. Gross! :barf01::barf01::barf01: Don't do that! I understand crazy-busy but. . . I don't know. . .isn't there a way...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Gum chewing is something I do in the operating room while I am at work. Generates saliva and it is sometimes 6 hours before...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I chew gum after eating or drinking coffee at work to keep my breath fresh. If I happen to have in it my mouth outside the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. We could not chew gum in my nursing program either, but that was nursing school. We also could not wear ANY jewelery at all...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I chew gum for a variety of reasons, it staves off thirst and hunger and keeps the breath minty fresh. Ain't nobody gonna...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Really? Most go to nursing school for the big bucks? Did you take a suvey? At any rate, you gotta feel sorry for them,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. i find the specialty sections to be more of a clinical discussion. I like AN because there are nurses with tons of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I disagree that it is my job to provide "great customer service". They are my patients, not my customers.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. To be in absolute control and being punitive with the patients/staff if they don't behave...is an abuse of power. I have...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. "Some people have a job, we have a calling. Actually, we have many callings: Call bells, alarm bells, calls on the phones...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Because they're considered educated professionals. We're considered angels of mercy.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. I was called all right. To a decent paycheck with a 2 year degree.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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