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By Aurora77

Joined Aug 4, '08 - from 'Midwest'. Aurora77 is a RN. She has '2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med Surg'. Posts: 759 (55% Liked) Likes: 1,589

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  1. We have bi-monthly to monthly staff meetings with our NM. Those meetings used to revolve around policy and nurse concerns....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Nurse J hit it on the head. Its not so much about the bedside nursing as it's about the poor running of the units. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I was a Republican when I was younger (am 67 now) but today's Republicans embarrass me and I think Obama is so out of his...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. I've texted, facebooked, snapchatted, and posted on AN while working and haven't misaligned a single crop on my farm.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. Ahhhahahaa...I don't know whether to laugh or cry. Here, take my license now. It's clearly worthless.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. Same here, but it makes me so incredibly sad. I like patient care. I like fixing people. I genuinely enjoy it. I hate all...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. I'm quite certain my hospital tells itself, when it goes to bedside report and requiring that I sign a sheet of paper inside...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  8. If joint commission was serious about safety they would not give hospitals a potential window for visits. They wou ld...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I doubt that an RN in person can do any better than this answer: "All nursing areas have the same priority - keep the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. All nursing areas have the same priority - keep the patient safe, meet patient needs, support healing/recovery & provide...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. 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
  12. Bahahahaha!!!! You're kidding, right?
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Don't ask yourself if this is what you want to do for the rest of your life. Ask yourself if this is a good fit for you at...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Not flaming; I'm one of those 75 question passers and I thought it was far too simple. I'd rather see not only a test but...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. I get frustrated when I have so many patients, I have no choice but to leave the basic care like toileting and bathing to...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Alternative title (courtesy of Brian Booth): How much is that cheap thing you bought going to cost you in the long run? ...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. ​Something your patient and co-worker apparently have in common.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Once again, you fail to realize the point of my post. Every older generation has complained about the newer generation since...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Well, it is because the older nurses have a completely different agenda than what any facility is wanting us to have. The...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  20. One way to ensure work-life balance is to know your own limits. Some weeks there are endless requests to work OT. If I feel...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  21. Day off is day off. Let your phone go to voice mail. I love to read. Books that are light are nice choices. If you...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  22. But thinking about this in an alternate way, We have a get the patient's in, get em out. Computers that have check-boxes and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. See, talking about wanna-be physicians is something you actually have some experience with. Physicians are concerned...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I don't agree with this on two fronts: 1) if the preceptor has "great time management skills," she will be slowed down by...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. When did orienting a new nurse become all about the preceptor's and nurse's relationship? When did it become letting a new...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. My post is addressing only my workplace...not all of your workplaces. I work in an environment of "blame the nurse." ...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  27. Dude, if you have no evidence just say so.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. When I used to prepare the dead for transport to the morgue I also treated them with the utmost respect. I used to pretend...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. Not working every other weekend because we have the staff to do every third or fourth weekend and getting called off during...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. This is where you lost credibility with me. The facility has a policy regarding holiday pay; if you don't like it, either...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Your young kids have nothing to do with this argument. I hate it when nurses keep dragging "But I have young kids!" into an...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I'm just curious why you didn't create a fictitious story about a fictitious family member to prove your point. It's...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. I think to take something personal that was shared from the heart of a nurse who's father was dying is not appropriate. I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. Amen! I too, am not a people person, and must put on my "Nursey Face" when I go to work. I never felt "called" to nursing....
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  35. Help, please (on this AM after my third night shift). I don't know what to do. Need any of the following: encouragement,...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  36. I'm in love with the fact that you just used "anachronism" in a sentence.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Twenty years ago hospitals had a Charge RN and it was 1:5 on M/S and 1:2 in ICU. There was absolutely no need for a rapid...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  38. It's been a dozen or so years, but every now and again I see a face in my dreams. It isn't the face of my patient -- I...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  39. As a disclaimer OP, I don't have any gripe with you or your agenda. I think it's admirable that you're partially trying to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. 1) The ability to actually take a real, honest-to-goodness BREAK at least once during my 12.5 hour shift. And by 'break' I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. -Better staffing -More assistance -better pay for such things as being charge nurse. When I did charge, I was paid 80-90...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I have thought about this over night. I have been at this game for a LONG time. Nurses are being treated with an ever...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. The thing is, the only way to have proper (read: safe) staffing ratios means cutting into a facility's profit margin. And...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. TU RN, there are not enough "likes" in the world for your first comment! i agree with everything you said. to the OP:...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I can't choose either answer to your poll as neither one fits. This decision doesn't mean women will not have access to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Fluids and vasopressors will get you a lot further. The only time I use it is to get big people pulled up in the bed.
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. and that is attainable thru a vegan diet, especially, if the kid was breast fed, even partially.
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  48. 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
  49. I think it's crap. I'm not a smoker, nor have I ever been one. I think they will have lawsuits on their hands. Smoking is...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  50. Honestly, I don't usually notice when they get out of sorts because I worked customer service for so long. I am used to...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series


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