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By Crispy Critter

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. Self preservation is more important than any patient in the hospital
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    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Hell no
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    Forum: Nursing News
  3. If you want something fixed let a family member file a complaint.
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. The first year of nursing is miserable. Everyone is miserable during the first year of nursing. You go from being a...
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    Article Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. That is my dream....be a veterinarian...at least animals growl before they bite and you can muzzle them and lock them in a...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. You have your head on straight, so don't let the "it gets better after a year" crowd drown out your inner voice of reason. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. By doing the work of 2 or 3 people, just think of all the money you're saving the hospital! :) Doesn't that just give you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. My first reaction is that management is getting high handed where you work. Maybe drink something hot and have them take...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I agree to an extent, but why does the JC seem more concerned with saline flushes in the pocket than issues like...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. If someone is assaulting me, especially to the point of drawing blood, "angel of mercy" image be darned. I'm not willing to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Easy to say what we'd do till we are in the situation. I can find it probable that someone may have to resort to such...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I turned off my "like" notifications yesterday. I forgot that I turned them off. All day today, every time I logged in, I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. EVERYTHING you say is right on the nose! Cash funnel.....IMHO...no it isn't worth it...it is just another trendy...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Well goodness, is it the full moon yet where you live, because your attitude is STELLAR!! :) Get a sense of humor. We...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I do not care about the statistical data.....34 years of being a nurse is proof enough to me....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nurses are unceremoniously tossed aside by other nurses. Nursing does little to help the nurse in recovery. They won't...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Your post just baffles me and I am quite insulted by it. I shortened it to the things I want to share my opinion on. The...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Considering your mom didn't coach you through nursing school and clinicals, I wouldn't give her opinion of your abilities...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. The job boards are always calling. Unfortunately, most of the time, the same stale ads from the same stale employers are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I have a lot of thoughts on this subject based on my own educational background. Of course these are only my opinions based...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. It's been turfed to nursing's responsibility. Didn't you get the memo?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Ageist much? I'm an "older nurse" -- my 38 years of experience will give you some idea -- who grew up without a computer...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Cottage cheese flowing from a nasty yeast infection. YUCK!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. So funny I just sprayed tea everywhere... this and the comment about the very clean and bewildered homeless person......
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Uhm....no. Patients are upset over not getting all the narcs they want and are angry that they weren't fed when they are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. All of the issues you mentioned are only symptoms of the real problems. As far as I am concerned the real problems, and the...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  27. In what other profession does your rate of pay go down through the years even though you gain experience?? Just because of...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  28. I am almost always in the "stick it out" camp but not this time. My advice would be to stay on the payroll but not pick up...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  29. Seriously?!?!?! It takes a heck of a lot more than "talent" to be able to take care of people. I can picture it--an...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. It's a bad day when ones smoking status trumps their intelligence. Most people have no problem with the smoking slope...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  31. It's a slippery slope we are on.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  32. I would like to add Less emphasis on Press Gainey scores and magnet status. Focus on measurable outcomes. Incidence of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. And by the way, DNS, I came to LTC from an inner city 80 bed Acute Care unit. The skills I learned on that unit are...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  34. A trick that was passed on to me was "Protecting their airway" with a nasal airway (NPA). That generally seems to weed out...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  35. I walked back into the jail once to see an inmate that was having a "seizure" after "falling" off his bunk onto the floor. ...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  36. One of my favored methods for sorting out the real from the fake was an ammonia inhalant. Broken and waved under the nose...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  37. As has been said already, they get paid more because they don't receive the benefits of the other full time staff. That is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Magenet status is complete and utter ********. They sell nurses certifications. they sell hospital certifications based...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I want out of the Hospital so bad. Been there almost 10 years. I can't stand it anymore. I have become such a miserable,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Ug.... Im not going to assume the position from which you come, Joanna. Your above statement seems so "whatever". Yeah, any...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Sorry, I work critical care where patients crash and burn on the daily and people are throwing syringes left and right to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I find it hard to believe you have never, not once forgotten to scrub a hub. I think it's ridiculous to accuse someone of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Wow, that's kind of harsh. The OP said they made a mistake and felt bad about it! No one is perfect. In the grand scheme of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. During my time in LTC/nursing homes, the families that visit the least are the ones with local addresses listed on the face...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  45. 28 years in LTC. Hands down, Mother's Day has always been THE WORST holiday to get stuck working. Seems as those that...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  46. 0.adamantite said "Okay, thanks, bye" Good lord. I hope the other person was OK.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I do not see how a union can help a hospital make or spend more money, increase employee/patient satisfaction or guarantee...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. This falls under the management philosophy of "the beatings will continue until morale improves".
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. It sounds like you tried to avoid the situation, but were unable. The fact that none of your coworkers or leadership...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Nursing satisfaction??????:roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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