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Joined Jul 13, '08 - from 'My secret underground bunker'. Crispy Critter is a RN. She has '42' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'ER I/CCU Cath lab LTC'. Posts: 50 (60% Liked) Likes: 101

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  1. I personally feel as though that makes a huge difference. Generally the family-owned ones have owners that genuinely care...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Perhaps the CNA failed to report this change she claims she observed "several days ago".It's very common for inexperienced...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Amen Brandon LPN! I have worked in my fair share of nursing homes & I have gotten bogged down by the amount of paperwork...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. @ 1 month you don't know what you don't know.
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Let me just say congrats to one fellow new LTC Nurse to another. I have been an LTC Nurse/LPN 6 months now. You sound as if...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. OI You actually do sound pretty cocky. You're falling into a common new grad trap wherein you observed a change in...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. In LTC facilities, typically you will find great staffing on the days when state is in the house.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I did some CNA work in an ED prior to starting nursing school, and came in on night shift one summer. The dayshift nurses...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. I don't want to see a horse on PCP, bad enough all the homeless on it! :)
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Regardless of whether you were actually right or wrong, it would be best to find another case, now, while you have a say in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. You'll certainly have my support as well as the support of most, if not all of us that work in LTC settings. Years ago the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. He has proven that he is on the fast track to Management.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I agree with sjalv. Plus, your stated attitude that you are going to stick this out no matter how hard they make it, that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. The VP laughing at you when you requested more assistance is inexcusable. You say you 'need' this job right now. How badly...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. You work for a for profit company that is working you like a mule to boost the corporate bottom dollar. Take your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. O Dear. F That S___
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Seems to me it's the NP with the problem, no you. As a medical assistant, you cannot be expected to anticipate treatments...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What's your position again? I don't know of any level of care where the provider doesn't have this discussion with the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I think in the event of a ZA- I'd try to surround myself with members of the Joint Commission, of possibly members of the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. The average American isn't particularly bright. And half of them are dumber than that.
    Crispy Critter
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. I worked one place that issued a memo on how to write memos. Am honest about this.
    Crispy Critter
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I know, these password requirements just keep getting worse and worse. Next week our passwords will need to be fifteen...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. On a related note: you have to get subq insulin cosigned, even though if you OD somebody on it, it reverses easily with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Having meetings about having meetings that were, themselves, about having meetings. The point?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Why do I need 4 different passwords- all complex, all need to be changed every six months? My bank account with access to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I'm puzzled why patient family members don't understand why it's not acceptable to raid the linen cart or nutrition room,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Why the effffffffffffff don't the computers EVEEERRRRRRR work?!?!?!?!?! (Add a rage face or twenty for dramatic effect.) ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. How we are understaffed or using agency nurse's because the SNF does not want to pay incentive pay to their own employees...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Not to mention the folks who try to cram ONTO the elevator before the current occupants exit. It's like salmon swimming...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Add a couple of shopping carts to this equation and you've got the aisles at WalMart!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. How the hell did my boss get his job?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. It's puzzling to me how far this thread has come, given that no one really understands the OP.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. When students don't want to attempt to do their own homework (& don't come back) or lay people come on here only to blast...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. People die in critical care, certainly, but not as often as you may think. Tortured with invasive interventions, trachs,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. You've made it nearly 2 years without having a patient die? This patient would not have gone on to lead a happy life had...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I'm sure you did everything you possibly could! Remember when it's your time, it's your time and there is nothing we can do...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Had a dementia pt that was confused but the confusion seemed to be increasing as we thought the pt was hallucinating about...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. In my experience, the people making that claim are typically either graduates of direct entry programs or people running...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. And when they say experience they want the right kind of experience. If someone has not been in a certain area of nursing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. You're just another anti-intellectual.... I'm sure the fundamentals of nursing have changed enough since 2014 to justify...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. The practice of creating new editions every one to three years, is for the financial benefit of the publishers and the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. They have to give lip service to the myth that they themselves perpetuate in order to get students to flock to their...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. There is a nursing shortage......but no one wants to hire the required numbers. Of course nursing educators cannot speak the...
    Crispy Critter
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I love the books you have to have that you only crack open 1 or 2x's. :(
    Crispy Critter
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Oh hell no.
    Crispy Critter
    Forum: Nursing News
  46. The OP may not be a nurse but I am and I agree with the statement about doing more for employees on a daily basis. We...
    Crispy Critter
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. No such thing as nurse's week. It's 'healthcare week'. A banner was placed in the lobby. All got a cheap pen that write...
    Crispy Critter
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. By doing nothing, to go along with how they treat us on a daily basis. Consistent.
    Crispy Critter
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. They named a "nurse of the year" ... and there was food -- mostly, high-fat high-carb food. I guess they are trying to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. I think it's indicative of the fact that the "nurses" with whom the vast majority of the public have contact are really just...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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