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By nyteshade

Joined Aug 25, '08. Posts: 543 (39% Liked) Likes: 718

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  1. Well, it's happened. Despite my best efforts to provide excellent care, I've been involved in a serious error. I say...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. lol what? I get calls EVERYDAY to come work OT but I never do anymore. Why? Because after 3 days of drug abusers, AMS and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Sooo...it's the nurses' fault that they wanted to have a life outside the hospital? That's like blaming a battered woman...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Please don't blame nurses who don't want to work overtime for a facility's staffing problems.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. This issue is one of my biggest gripes with this profession. The problem is that the majority of nurses will just be "ok"...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I can handle a heavy workload, but you know what? If some how management, the unit culture, the workload, the staffing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. if you didn't break the phone, you did alright then.:roflmao:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I've been in the same boat as you, and I've always found it difficult to make friends. What I found helped was to take a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. As we progress into adulthood, forming friendships with other adults becomes increasingly complex. When we were very young...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Climate is better in Oregon -- pale gray skies and drizzle beats blazing sun, humidity and heat! Culture is better in...
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    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  11. Stop telling me how much you hate this unit, I can't wait for you to graduate either.. Get off your iPad and your cell...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. That's ridiculous. I still think it's crazy to say you're going to faint and need to get a drink. I'm surprised you...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Have your buddy "rescue page" you out of the room. Set an appointed time when you want your pager/phone to ring - or you can...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Reading an EKG is a skill....knowing why those changes are there, what coronary artery is affected, and how does this impact...
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    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  15. Make sure the school that you plan on transfering too for your BSN will accept the credits from your current program. It...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. This sounds like a med error waiting to happen. They should be giving you either a weight based dose (i.e. 12 units/kg/hr...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. That was probably the most expensive dump(s) she's ever going to take.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I'm not saying and yes I learned from it.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Personally, I think you could cut to the chase, which is this immutable truth: All patients and families are sui generis...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. We have all had those days where a career in food services sounded better...((HUGS)) Indulge in your favourite food, have...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. If meds are due at 0900, the basic standard is that you have +/- one hour to give them. Therefore, the facility can choose...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. You are not the first CNA this has happened to and you won't be the last.
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Wow, one night is a good name for this, look at this ingredient list ;)
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    Photo Forum: Nurses Rock
  24. I was 18 years old when I graduated nursing school with a ADN (child prodigy ;)) that was 35 years ago. Which would be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. I don't remember my first, but I remember one of my orientees' first. We were in the ICU and the patient started to report...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. If you work full-time M-F as a teacher and after hours grading papers, planning assignments, attending required open houses,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Well then, you have some decisions to make. :) Personally, I resent every bit of time I spend in transit as time I could...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  28. This might be something of a vent, but I am very tired of rehab people thinking they are the be all and end all of skilled...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  29. My mom wanted to get me the biggest and best for graduation ...
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    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  30. The patient can aways refuse a physician plan of care or any part thereof. And LTC is not jail. Call 911 and have him...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. We all wow ourself at work with what we have put up with in a shift and still keep on going back day after day in spite of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. Reminds me of the young DKA in ICU that was discharged recently. He complained of being bothered "every 15 minutes." I,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. I recently went to a job interview and one of the first questions I was asked is, "When was the last time you wow'ed a...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. By posting your place of employment...you are representing them as their agent and therefore will be held accountable by the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. True, vanco is not available in tablets or in even 500mg for oral dosing. available oral forms: (Vancocin HCl Pulvules)...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  36. That's the thing I like about healthcare in Canada, it's not about customer service. Either you want to be there to get...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. WOW, in the real world my care plan would be "get thee child to a different doctor" because anyone who says there's nothing...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  38. Duuu-uu-uude, it's like this? You apparently have a form that has blanks in it? You, like, fill in the blanks? With a pen? ...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  39. Thanks for the feedback. Let me return the favor. This attitude will end up hurting you, or worse others, in the end....
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  40. I've always been one that enjoyed having students. Im not one to eat the young. We were all there once. But I feel like I'm...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. haha...love this!
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. The Galactic Paperwork Reduction Act of 2013: Chart it one time in one place. That's all you get, that's all you need.
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  43. I wish we could target treatment at actual patient issues instead of scrambling to cover our 5th point of contact "in case...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  44. Lose the "customer-service" approach once and for all. This isn't Disneyland, for Pete's sake! Get Press-Gainey out of the...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  45. Offerings of food are very much appreciated :) Suggestions: 1. Only bring them on the last day when you are finished...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Ive read many posts regarding here from newer nurses complaining of being treated less than kindly from seasoned nurses. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I agree that I would love to see the proprietary borderline-scam "schools" outlawed. Beyond that, I still think it is the...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  48. Schools offer education, not jobs. It is up to the individual prospective student to do the research and make a choice s/he...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  49. I'm sorry you're being treated badly by a resident. You need to make it clear to them that you are not there to be treated...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  50. I think it's kind of sad that so many people are willing to ditch tradition. I agree that it's a way to tie the past with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student


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