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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: 799 (57% Liked) Likes: 1,821

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  1. Because your bashing of a certain network was totally apropos to the subject matter of the story.
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. I've always been amazed at JCAHO. They come in every year, find something (usually paperwork and paperwork-related...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  3. Maybe you fabricate patient information, but I don't, and I don't appreciate being called a liar. Speak for yourself. ...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Look for the books by Atul Gwande. He is writing from the perspective of the doctor, but is focus is mostly on the patients,...
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. This person has made 5 inflammatory posts in 3 days. This nonsense needs to be shut down.
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Wow! You have some serious issues…we can't give medical advice, so I would suggest some professional help.
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Also, I have to ask, what kind of manager would allow you to go to a visit for a skill you're not trained to do? Well, I...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. When it comes to the nclex forget the real world and play by its rules. It will not change not matter what. The nclex...
    Aurora77
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. I started life as a hard-core introvert. I went into engineering as my first career. During a financially difficult time,...
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I've never struggled with time management, so take it for what it's worth: If you have time to do something now, do it. ...
    Aurora77
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. These types of instances are the reason why so many nurses are so fearful to disclose medication errors via self-reporting....
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. OP...assess your patients. If they are not over sedated and are in pain.....medicate them.
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  13. Was a root cause analysis done? Errors of this magnitude usually are system errors not personnel errors. Also punishing...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. AGAIN I WILL SAY AS NURSES WE HAVE NO PLACE NOR DUTY to educate people on their health plan choices. It is not in our job...
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. That is v. true. And there was also a time when physicians, lawyers, teachers, etc., didn't spend years going to school,...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. LOSE, not LOOSE. You don't need a wrench. It does sound like you could use a smile though. Seriously, fake it til you...
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. After giving it some thought, I realized that when I first started out in nursing (in school) I really was a germaphobe. ...
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I can be appropriate and show caring, delight, sadness, and anger, but the minute it starts being about me, it's less about...
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Whatever, they had the opportunity to make this a teachable moment, or a punitive. Choices, choices.
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. I have been to too many rapid responses, stroke codes and code blues in which there was a young nurse very upset looking...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  21. I could see if the primary asked the skin care nurse "while you're in there, could you hang the antibiotic?" Yes, that...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Even though it seems petty, I'm inclined to agree. How we present ourselves plays a huge role in how others treat us. I do...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. It's not just grammar. It's how we as nurses present ourselves to the professional world. It makes me crazy when any type...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Oy, AN did a nice thing and offered the OPTION of the ability to add some degree letters to their user names and STILL "we"...
    Aurora77
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  25. In the last two weeks, I've found myself increasingly frustrated with the whining. My coworkers are whining that they...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  26. Do you really want to work for someone who would treat you like this? Think about it. Are you ever going to feel safe as...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  27. Wow, that was a pretty fast investigation and firing---all of this happened in one day. On a weekend? I think there HAS to...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  28. Nurses make mistakes because we're human. Situations like this make my heart hurt for the patient AND the nurses. It...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  29. Asking for help is not the issue. Sometimes we all need help. However, the method that some of you feel is acceptable is...
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. I take no special precautions. I do not change my scrubs or shoes prior to going home. I do not bathe in antibacterial soap....
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Several years ago I precepted a new grad who could not stay on task. She was intelligent and gung ho, "let me do it"but...
    Aurora77
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  32. I am ashamed that this country has come to this, thats why I am offended. I am ashamed that people are no longer embarrassed...
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. A question was posed and we are all free to respond, so long as the response is respectful. Some of you feel that people...
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Pay heed to Ruby Vee's advice - she's very wise. There are some things you cannot improve unless you actually DO them......
    Aurora77
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  35. Maybe I should crowd fund my student loans... "Please contribute because I really think others should contribute since I...
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. People are YELLING at you? Or are they giving you negative feedback. Are you getting REPRIMANDS in your personnel...
    Aurora77
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  37. There is always that ONE person...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  38. Oh wow...mine has an IV team 24 hrs a day, but if we put in a consult for a PIV they always call and ask how many of us have...
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. It was REQUIRED that we have a successful stick on another classmate in first semester skills lab about 6 weeks in.
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Okay...relax. Here's a hug from me to you (((((hug))))). My advice is to seek professional help. I've struggled with...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  41. If someone is crowd funding for school, rather than applying for aide, I would hope that they cut out non essentials such as...
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Exactly. Too many other businesses cater to the threats and demands of their customers. Im not one of those people to do...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  43. So, it's advertising disguised as content ... I hope these topics are going to continue to be clearly labeled as such.
    Aurora77
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  44. And then companies are concerned when med errors do not get reported. With treatment like this it is no wonder. Med errors...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  45. BRAVO!!! Very articulate post with a refreshing viewpoint. Years ago (yep, I'm that old) the "Servant Leadership"...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. As nurses, our opinion should matter. After all, patients come to the hospital for no other reason than to receive nursing...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. So I got to thinking. What if the tables turned a bit. It may be the lack of sufficient coffee that has lead me to think...
    Aurora77
    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. To me it's the same thing as begging. It's more palatable to most people to say "crowd funding", but at the core it's the...
    Aurora77
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. You love your job. I got that. You go to work with a smile on your face every single day. Got that, too. And...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. I think, first of all, you need to stop focusing on the geriatric status of these old crone nurses. ;) I don't see this...
    Aurora77
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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