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  1. The child in question, in room 4, was definitely being groomed by his frequent flier mother to be a member of the future...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Actually, I am a very tactile person. On the floor, I love hugging little old ladies and letting them play with my hair. I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. UPDATE: The clinic job is fantastic and I couldn't be happier with my decision to leave AHS for a private clinic. I am...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. I am the Queen of the Blind Cath. I just seem to know right where to go. It's a gift.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Practice, practice, practice. When i started in urology over 10 years ago i had probably only placed one female catheter. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. To avoid contaminating the catheter by inadvertent vaginal placement, try this: When you do your prep, tuck the last...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I would ask the pt if he or she has any objection to receiving a blood product, and leave out religion, unless the patient...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. The profession of nursing is in a terrible state currently. There is always a " need" for nurses, however the political and...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. Heartfelt Congratulations to you!!! I won't reiterate what everyone else has said about AHS ( although, I will add one...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  10. My program uses Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Canadian Medical-Surgical Nursing (2nd Ed., ISBN-13: 978-0-7817-9989-8. ...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. Real interesting topic! First off, MDs (I'm an MD) should, of course, write complete orders. But more than that, they...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. I don't take rude patients personally ...especially if they're also being rude to other nurses. I've worked with nurses who...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. Should we discuss the ongoing never ending shortage of beds for our frail elderly and dementia people. This is a...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  14. Shake it like a Polaroid picture. When possible, encourage the student to do this so you don't get sprayed. If the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. I think Redford's comment about change and new responsibilities was intended as damage control. It looks really bad for the...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. If your interests do lie in the medical field, take a look at the many other health professions. If I knew then what I...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. AB nurses knew this was coming, and that's why we've been warning people in these threads for over a year. The documents...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. Where are all the nurses who have been laid off and all the new grads working, I'd be interested to know? They also...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. What a great idea!! You're right, that's so easy! Except for the part where healthy adults are contagious and shed virus...
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    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  20. The single dose flu vaccines and the live virus nasal vaccine do not have "heavy metals" in them.
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    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  21. There are infants too young to receive flu shots that die from the flu. There are homebound elderly people that die from...
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    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  22. I find that pts can have high/normal oxygen saturation numbers and still have crappy sounding lungs
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  23. I work on a very busy medical unit as well. I do focused assessments on my patients daily and as needed if there's an issue...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  24. There's a very good reason why you won't find much about travel nursing in Canada. That's because it doesn't exist in the...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  25. I got my job this way: a friend of mine was complaining about her job as a research nurse saying "I feel like a glorified...
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    Forum: Research Nursing
  26. This could depend on where you are and what area of nursing you're in. And it could also depend on whether you're working in...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  27. The key to IVs is patience. Especially in the hospital setting where time is not always critical. I have been a medic for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Example of the draping. Eyes taped and towel wrapped around. 12776
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Thank you, everyone, for your feedback! After having a couple days to think about the position, I've decided that I'm really...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. You get experience by DOING a research project! I am in the middle of my third project- designed and conducted by me while...
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    Forum: Research Nursing
  31. I am not affiliated with Duke, but this book is so incredibly helpful. One of our regulatory people found a copy for free...
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    Forum: Research Nursing
  32. You will never get rid of a true migraine with po meds if its gotten to the point they're in the ER... Unless you've had a...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  33. We had mannequins, but no actual simulators when I was in school. I remember learning blood draws and IV starts on the fake...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I lifted this quote from a closed thread to clarify a point made (which was not related to the reason it was closed). "...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I think you should contact the board of nursing for your province.
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  36. It's clearly stated at the top of the screen that it's for Canadian nurses to discuss nursing and nursing education in...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  37. I couldn't deal with the checks at the time because the DA said I needed to come up with $12,000 for legal fees, bounced...
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    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  38. What the article says and what they will do are two different things. I gave up trusting/believing anything the...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  39. Associate of Applied Science degrees are essentially job training programs in that they focus a majority of credits on the...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  40. Found a great article link at Philly.com Over 40? Here are 7 things never to say in an interview.
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  41. With shift differentials, it is possible for new grads in AB to make 40 dollars an hour. However, positions are scarce for...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  42. AHS is also closing the facility in Bashaw and there have been discussions for months about reduced hours at my facility....
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  43. Not trying to be a jerk, but my guess is you have no idea about how time consuming doing everything is. Five patients, total...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I am not a nurse researcher, but I am a research nurse. I would be happy to help out.
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    Forum: Research Nursing
  45. I 'stuck myself' once. I don't feel it was because I was rushing--it just happened. I replayed the events in my mind and I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I would have let her die. After all, I would hate to lose my nursing license, and, given this economy, it should not be too...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. What does the title of this thread have to do with the content?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. No one can say exactly how long this latest " hiring freeze" will last....but if you go back into the AHS ( Alberta Health...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  49. You say that mom won't allow you to speak with her son's neurologist, but I think if this were me I'd disregard that a...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  50. Working with the public in any capacity makes you angry.
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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