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By LilRedRN1973

Joined Sep 11, '03. LilRedRN1973 is a Registered Nurse. She has '8' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'ICU, dialysis, psych, corrections'. Posts: 1,119 (12% Liked) Likes: 348

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  1. I work in the NDOC system (Nevada) and am in the infirmary. We have quite a few inmates on oxycodone, T3's and a few on...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  2. We have CNA's in our prison but only 4 of them. They all work in the infirmary where I am a supervisor. The duties they...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  3. I know you asked for non-corrections opinions but since I just started here about 4 months ago and have worked in ICU and...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I work Thur/Fri/Sat night from 6pm to 6am. Then I work every other Wednesday night from 10pm to 6am. I have a 15 year old...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Our state is 5 years. I am in Nevada and we seem to have a fairly strict monitoring program. It requires rehab, then 90...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. Oh, and I didn't mention....the little bugger was 9 days early! Actual due date wasn't until 10/30 but he decided he needed...
    Dec 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I delivered 10/21 and worked until 10/7. We also closed on our house and moved in on 10/7....lol. I was working 12 hour...
    Dec 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I work in a prison infirmary and no, I do not. Mainly because there are no facilities in which I could change (it's a men's...
    Dec 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. We don't live in luxury but we are very comfortable. We no longer live paycheck to paycheck with my new job and we pay cash...
    Dec 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. As someone who started out her nursing career working three 12-hour nights shifts for about 3 1/2 years, then transitioned...
    Dec 6
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. Where in Nevada are you located? I am in northern Nevada. Two I can name are *********** in Reno and ***********, who...
    Dec 5
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. I took a pay cut from $35/hour to $29/hour when I went from dialysis to an outpatient psychiatric facility. Not to mention...
    Dec 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. If I didn't have kids, I would work 3-11 in a heartbeat! Since I only sleep about 5-6 hours anyway, that would give me so...
    Nov 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I work in the prison infirmary and our staffing is two RN's, an LPN in the pill room and a CNA. We usually have around 40...
    Nov 30
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. Reading through all these posts futher confirms why I never want to go back to acute/hospital care. When I left the ICU I...
    Nov 30
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. I found this while searching for posts related to Lasix. We have a patient (I work in a prison infirmary) who is currently...
    Nov 29
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. 1. Nevada 2. 3 years of critical care and 5 1/2 years of psych; currently working in corrections now 3. Correctional...
    Nov 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. It's a mixture of one part molasses and one part milk. If you google it, you will find all kinds of info on them and even...
    Nov 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I'm 41 and am working as a Correctional Nursing Supervisor. My plans are to eventually move up into the Director of Nursing...
    Nov 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Gingerbread, ginger cookies, etc. I cannot tolerate the smell of them after giving milk and molasses enemas in the ICU. ...
    Nov 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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