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Joined Sep 19, '08. Posts: 302 (50% Liked) Likes: 424

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  1. It's been an interesting couple of weeks in the old ER, rotten shifts and yet strangely awash with genuinely sick and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. anything BUT AC.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. It was 1998, and as far as I knew, the world was perfect. I was ten years old and the reality I perceived was viewed almost...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. You have to eat. You have to ask for help. You must accept you cannot finish everything some days.
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. You have to remember that you can't do everything, especially when it happens right before shift change. You have to grit...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Your note sounds a lot like my charting. You gave the information and the situation so you did fine. The other nurse needs...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I get to work early to get my ducks in a row. I do it for the same reason I get up a little earlier before work to sit and...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. They wouldn't be happy "in" a nursing career then, would they? People who don't like nursing should leave the profession....
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  9. In the 19 years that I was active as a volunteer EMS member of my local fire department (2 years NREMT-Basic + 17 years...
    onetiredmomma
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. It never fails....you're walking down the hall to check on your new patient when you hear an aide loudly attempting to...
    onetiredmomma
    Article Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. I got the ADN first, then the BSN. I have said it here several times~ I learned far more in the ADN program than the BSN...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. One of my primary patients is shattering all predictions. He was a very sick boy, failure to thrive diagnosed with CP....
    onetiredmomma
    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. I had a preceptor once (in NICU) who told me to NEVER let a parent see me touch their baby without gloves. Now, yes, in NICU...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Quoted and bolded for emphasis.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Why don't you wait to see how orientation and the new job is before making any decisions. Worst case scenario, you don't...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I wouldn't worry about it personally. They're too subjective to mean much. If anyone says anything, just say you consider...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I'm glad I don't have to deal with customers :) I do have to deal with patients and families though. I work in ED so we get...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Needless to say, and I speak for myself as I'm well aware of the Golden Rule during my 15 years plus of nursing, not to...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I dont think sbar would have changed the attitude of the ED nurse........
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. I've been so burnt out lately, depressed, tired of working nights. Thinking the world was stupid. Had applied at a couple...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Little bit of a rant about a particular pet peeve of mine here. I was taught years ago in nursing school--don't apologize to...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Too expensive, save it for when you are going clubbing. I think about whats going to happen to my watch when my pt vomits on...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. NP's have made it very possible for me and my kiddos to get into the doctor for minor things in less then 6-8 weeks. Now if...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. So it isn't that sick feeling you get when you are in a hurry to get to work and you see the blue and red flashers in your...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Remember when you first learned to drive a car? How scared you that you'd have a horrific fatal accident each time another...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Sorry to sound foolish, but what is Carper's pattern of knowing?
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I am surprised that management allows this to go on. They are usually wanting everyone to get out on time, not wanting to...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  28. I think the article is exactly right, and I certainly don't see it as insulting to nurses.
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. no one may agree with me, but I would call the primary doc. tell them of my mistake and ask for a one time order to cover...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  30. "my educator has told me i've really improved, my nurse manager said she was really pleased at how i "dug my heels in and...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. How much did this cost? What a waste of resources. :crying2:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Bladder scanners
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Sorry about the empty beds.
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I agree with the PPs, every unit is different even within the SAME hospital!
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Call MD for clarification at 3AM. Write some of the new cursing words you've never heard before down and share with us. ...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. LOL, fingers crossed your water doesn't break during the interview........on the other hand that would definately leave a ...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. A strong no gossip, no griping personal policy is a pretty handy rule to hold yourself to and generally speaking saves one a...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I sing CONSTANTLY. :D I think I sometimes drive people up the wall. If I'm not singing, I'm humming. I play guitar too...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. My first job was at a movie theatre. Some days I wonder why I left. All the free movies I could watch, plus free popcorn.
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. This demonstrates the dangerous road we are on with young people's view of social media. They do not think it a novelty to...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I can't believe that nurses/students/whoever would think its OK to take a picture during a medical procedure. What the heck...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. It's a sad situation all around... We become nurses to help people. Patients are supposed to trust us. We are supposed to...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Can't believe how anyone thought this would end well. Stupidity is as stupid does.
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I have had the unlovely experience of being turned Q 2 hrs., back when I had my first C-section and they didn't let you up...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Entire time I'm hanging the med; checking vitals, giving bolus, starting gtt, rechecking vitals, i think these are the...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Seriously, out of my entire thread you are going to comment on a spelling error? I accidentally typed one word wrong. I just...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Many times I answer with "do you want the polite answer or the truth". Makes them think about why the really asked. If it's...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. People are now offended by social niceties, so we just just assume your shift sucked and never ask. Noted. What a world we...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Chronic lateness is rudeness that is aided and abetted by managers who fail to do anything about it.
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Fortunately it's never happened to me (I even had a doc DEFEND me from a man once).... but if it ever did, a quick call to...
    onetiredmomma
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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