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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: 779 (56% Liked) Likes: 1,772

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  1. First off, a disclaimer: I am not attempting to condone any activity as described herein. However.... I had a 90 year...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Allowing people to continually call off, with no repurcussions, is bad for morale. The "good" employees start wondering why...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. Why didn't the senior manager answer it? BWAHAHAHAHA! Rhetoric, how I love thee!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. We have been reducing hours and eliminating positions. Last week, one of the senior managers came to the unit and asked why...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. What I really wish could be more moderated is the atrocious spelling, text-speak and grammar exhibited by certain members. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I actually agree with you, but those brave souls who post reminders on the importance of correct spelling, grammar and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. As a consultant who has been hired for expertise, your argument should be that you must talk with the frontline who is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I am not a "staffing cost" Nurses are the reason hospitals exist. If a patient needed to be examined by a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. ​This thread by the OP reminds me of the old saying, "No good deed goes unpunished."
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. I'm truly saddened by much of the content of this thread. And as a staff nurse in a large, tertiary-care academic medical...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. If a nursing student risks losing his/her diploma, then the student is an idiot. Students are all over this board whining...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. It sounds like management DOES give a $hit since they gave you an entire week off with pay. Sounds pretty good to me. Sorry...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. I'll forgo the public self-incrimination but I lost my cool today :={ Totally understandable but not OK... This job...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Care plan idea?? At risk for pressure ulcers related to bony prominences. Intervention - candy corn, jelly bellies,...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. Neither nurses nor physicians are acolytes. I always thought attorneys learned to communicate accurately.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  16. I started being a lot more verbally positive with my co-workers, my manager, employee health nurse, the house supervisor,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Apparently we can be trusted to handle controlled substances, but not to handle new rolls of toilet paper....
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. I often wonder why toilet paper is such a hot commodity that it has to be locked in its holder and in some far away closet...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. The reason is simply staffing. Admissions are just another task in our list of things to do. Were staffing adequate,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. What people do in their private bedrooms is their business -- if they keep it in their private bedrooms. When they're...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. I'm sure if you asked our patients what was more important to them, they'd only care about which one brought them their...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. A thank you to SHGR and PMFB for (correctly comprehending) explaining my post. I did mean that tuition for an associate's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I don't think euthanasia should ever be legal. HOWEVER, I do believe we should follow people's wishes and not take...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. I didn't see anything wrong with it. Those who practice the oldest profession are probably upset the title was switched out...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. The break room is not a private place. Folks were trying to take their breaks in there, and the behavior chased more than...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Hmm. My definition of a "good person" doesn't include being a witch, eating one's young, belittling or gossiping about...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. There are layers to my dissatisfaction. A year or two ago, more money might have made a difference in how I feel about being...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. From someone working the night shift for 14 years, I am dying for a job like endoscopy, clinic, outpatient. Can't get out of...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  29. New grad tears taste like candy. Sweet, sweet candy.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Yes, nursing has changed my outlook on end-of-life issues. However, we are immersed in a death-defying, death-denying...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. You are more likely to pick up bugs at your local Walmart than from work.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. I think chronic absenteeism should result in disciplinary action of some sort.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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


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