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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: 777 (56% Liked) Likes: 1,766

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  1. You are more likely to pick up bugs at your local Walmart than from work.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Exactly... the ones who act like complete orifices. (which euphemism I use per TOS, not out of reluctance to use the term.)...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. I haven't read all the posts in this thread but this one about patients only receiving minimum care caught my attention. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Yes, because telling your friend that her hideous new hair color looks fine is completely equivalent to cheating on a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. I think chronic absenteeism should result in disciplinary action of some sort.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I have come to the conclusion that I work in a very boring environment. Granted, I live and work in a very small town, so I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Yep, the family member dying of cancer or puking up blood are usually sweet and don't want to be a bother. Then you have the...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  8. We know that Dr. Dick and Heidi are both cheaters and we can conclude that they're also liars, too -- unless we suscribe to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. And that's where the distinction in philosophies lies: some of us see ourselves as part of a larger whole in which we...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. They are both my colleagues. No free passes for him in the workplace -- he's starting to notice that now, I think. And if...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. I'm glad to hear he's facing disapproval too. What really gets me is that absolutely no one is forced to get married these...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. I'm still obligated to respect it and not do anything that would violate it. I'm obligated not to encourage you to do...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. And the power differential between the most powerful man in the world and a young, naive, clearly empty-headed intern didn't...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. There is a basic lack of character displayed by both participants. If these people have no problem lying, sneaking, and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. I'm just curious how people find that much time to screw around. I knew an ortho doc who did it. But I couldn't figure out...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Why do these continually impossible and negativly reinforced errands keep falling on nursing? I truly believe in patient...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. My workplace requires hourly rounds. It is a specialty hospital that is chronically understaffed, so each nurse has anywhere...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I'm really torn on this one. I'm from the generation that says "you took the job, they put time and money into your...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. As I've pointed out repeatedly - I'm referring only to sick calls to get out of working a holiday when it's your turn. Not...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. If one call off is enough to create the hardship you describe, then maybe something is wrong with the way they staff the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. AA&O gentleman, sitting up in bed at 0330 rolling his BM into little balls and lining them up on his bedside table. When...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Toes in the potted plants for the win! *jaw dropped*
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I agree, to a certain extent. Breast cancer is still considered a women's cancer, however, the Komen Foundation helped to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I can't like this enough. That was ME years ago. I had the attitude just like that and I KNOW I was toxic to the floor....
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  25. It's a bit better than the hospital constantly hitting the staff up for donations. But not much. :)
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. I knew a cool doc once. He was very intelligent but incredibly unassuming and went by his first name--quite the outlier,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. The docs work in an equally challenging environment in their practices these days. I think they (and we) realize we need...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. You know, it's funny: couple of weeks ago someone posted something similar, how she hated nursing, was finally getting out...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Oy. You sound like me a loooong time ago. I went straight into ICU as a new grad myself. Talk about a wake-up call: 18...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. As a second note, it would not surprise me if this was a play from medical facilities who like getting to pay less and not...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  31. I try to give nurses who float to our unit the more plum assignment ...not because I think they're stupid, but because...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. And I'm a CNA working toward becoming one. Who peed in your Cheerios?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Do your own homework. ;)
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    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  34. While I'm pretty sure ER certainly is a different kind of crazy, the crazy you just described sounds a lot like the crazy...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  35. Since it's a simple math equation (36 is less than 40, so 3 shifts are less hours than 5)......why are you really asking the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. All the "above and beyond" stuff from up the food chain is crap because the real "above and beyond" is a spontaneous...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. Your colleagues can call off if they want. It is up to the facility to cover them. The dedication to patient safety lies...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I don't call off on holidays 'cause I like my time and a half. And, speaking of self righteous.... calling your coworkers...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. I think it should be part of an ethical intervention that family members view what's going to be done during a code. There...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. People just don't understand what resuscitation really involves. It's awful that we put our loved ones through this when...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. FYI, Stone Age humans all did the wild thing any old place. In a civilized society, there is such a notion as etiquette....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. As some wise person said, being a good nurse isn't always the same as being a good employee. That's the part I personally...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Agreed. Nursing itself can be very fulfilling if you enjoy people and wanting to make a difference. I also enjoy learning,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. While I find it an odd first post, I also think the OP is SPOT ON when it comes to getting out of a profession she doesn't...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I couldn't agree more- that's it, in a nutshell.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I'm an exempt staff member in a lower management position who receives a set salary instead of an hourly wage, so there's no...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  47. You know what? I may be old fashioned, but I think it is another sign that visiting policies, and society, have become way...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Thank you for this. I don't know you, I wasn't your nurse, but your appreciation for my sisterhood lifted MY spirits. Just...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. As already noted, there is no "ADN scope of practice." There is RN scope of practice, and there are RNs who chose to pursue...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  50. Thanks, Wheels, for a post that goes "above and beyond!" :hug:
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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