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  1. What is the common feeling about using k-pad use after insertion of PICCs? I have gotten different opinions from different...
    Nov 15 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. When I find myself in that place I ask for help (if that is what is bringing my coping down), take deep breaths and while...
    Jun 24 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. I can understand a student being nervous but I can't understand students not able to do vitals when they start clinicals. I...
    Feb 10 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Maybe allheart.com...
    Jan 6 '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. Make sure you have her full attention...stand next to her. When you are finished with your question/ statement and don't get...
    Nov 27 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. "I know what I know, and I know what I don't know"... a very profound statement because there are many that won't admit what...
    Nov 13 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Once again, thank you for your words of wisdom! I so agree with you on every level.
    Oct 30 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Most facilities won't let staff move to another unit until they have worked the unit they were hired on for at least 6...
    Aug 3 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Our 6 yo grandson has been diagnosed with diabetes. Can someone recommend a book to help me help this family with their...
    Jun 5 '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  10. Since I do hope to retire ...someday. I'm not sure how long but I know people sue many years after an event and I got to...
    May 24 '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  11. A hundred years ago...ok 1970 when I got my LPN and again in 1982 when I got my ADN this was a hot topic of discussion. I...
    May 19 '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. Of course! That makes you human. After 43 years I still love being a bedside nurse...most of the time. It's shifts like you...
    May 15 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Doesn't just happen in LTC...we had 3 pt with NGs this week and needed to replace one of the stay-guard nose things ( not...
    Apr 21 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. You can expect me to remember that students need skills and offer to let you do dressing changes, foleys and anyother...
    Apr 19 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. My dream has always been to work somewhere that has an IV team...alas, as I get closer to retirement it is bound to be a...
    Apr 5 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. some Grade school, middle schools and high schools often "teach to the test" for funding so we should not be surprised that...
    Apr 3 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. You shouldn't have to ask for help, your coworkers should realize you need it BUT you also need to stand up for yourself: "...
    Apr 2 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Having been a CNA test giver (!) I would caution you to make sure you know what you will be tested on. When you do the...
    Mar 29 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Depends on the situation..."I'm so sorry.." works in some instances but if I feel I am ( or a co-worker) personally...
    Mar 10 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Probably depends on where you work but not much difference. Where I work we call them PCAs
    Feb 18 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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