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By jlynn2303

Joined May 15, '09. Posts: 92 (16% Liked) Likes: 42

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  1. Yes, if they code me and I don't happen to have my POLST Form on me, then I will sue for assault and battery!! Do Not...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. I remember second semester, our M/S instructor told us to take a day a week to ourselves. We all got a good laugh out of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. I have just completed my 3rd semester and can now say the first year is done (18 hrs) at Maryville. I am in the FNP program...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. I wonder what pay cuts upper management took. I'd be looking for a new job ASAP.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. The article does not mention a DNR which is the most important aspect of the story. CPR seldom works anyway, it just...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Until I know all the facts, it is hard to decide what to believe. There is more missing in this story than what is being...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  7. As a follow-up to my original post, I have been working in this position for about a week and a half, getting oriented to...
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    Forum: Research Nursing
  8. I doubt any "quality indicator" on a LTC is accurate. They are very keen on making everything look good on paper. The best...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. I used to joke that the next thing we would be doing would be brushing their teeth for them. A lot of what we're...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  10. I have spent the last two days interviewing candidates for an open RN position on my floor. Last week I went through the 14...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  11. I don't believe that a life becomes worthless. But there comes a point in which maybe the family and patient need to savor...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. Didn't mean to apply that and that is not what I meant. I'm speaking of holier than thou nurses, that berate other nurses...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. I work in a large metropolitan medical center. The manager has deemed that our main assessment be done and charted within...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. Agree to disagree? How about agree to agree? You nailed it! I work in an Alzheimer's facility and there are days (evenings...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. Disclaimer: This is my personal opinion and I hope we can agree to disagree if need be. If you are a perfect nurse, please...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. I definitely agree. I thought it was me who had my head buried in the sand. I guess I was the only one bold enough to bring...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. Its really the best nursing job I've had. Granted I've only had a couple of others. :lol2: Nothing is perfect. It still has...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. oh the lengths, we will go to ask for better staffing for better patient care! congrats to anonrnc for winning our...
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    Toon Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  19. Sweetheart, what type of clinic?
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Most of the people in my class are taking the first job they have been offered. No such luxury as choosing.
    jlynn2303
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. I have been a nurse since 2003. I started in a very busy and large ER. I went home crying after every shift for the first 9...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. At 7 months in and just as I was starting to feel some sort of flow to my overwhelming 12 hr shifts, I was just audited by...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. I think that your first year or so is always hell. The good news is that it gets better with time and practice. Everyone can...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. I was down by 2 res and a few went out for LOAs.....what a difference 2 makes even!!!
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. My hallway has had 4-5 empty beds for the last two weeks. Its heaven. I'm not rushed. I finish my meds at 9:30. I am out...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  26. LOL!!!
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  27. Love this and thankyou for telling us LTC is not for wimps, it isn't. And it's a lot of hard work thankyou for your respect.
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  28. Amen! I work in LTC, have 32 residents who have G tubes, IVs, PICCs, Wound Vacs, blah blah blah.... I have to do all my own...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  29. Personally I think the stigma results from ignorant and uninformed comments from nursing professionals who have not and do...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  30. I work LTC as an LPN. Here are the biggest pointers I can give you: 1. Ask the off-going nurse how each resident takes...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  31. As a new RN working in a short stay soon to be transitional care unit, It is a very interesting job. I just started not too...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  32. Welcome to LTC nursing! First of all, you will be way behind the other nurses as far as how long it takes you to pass meds,...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  33. I Wish u good Luck, patience and a willingness to love the job. LTC needs GOOD RNs who want to make a difference in the...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  34. I wish we even had that. For geri-clinical the only med-pass education I got was from an LPN who was showing another student...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  35. I work in a skilled nursing facility... that is what I say and it tends to not have that stigma. I am in the acute setting...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  36. I would like to also point out a lot of people posting "I wouldn't be happy in LTC because I don't like x,y,z" obviously...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  37. It goes back to what do you want to do with your nursing degree? I started off in long term care many years ago as an STNA,...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  38. I really enjoy working w/ seasoned citizens! I'm a hospice nurse who sees pts in the LTC facilities. I LOVE getting to...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  39. I think alot of the attitude (especially on here) is from nurses who work in other areas of health care THINKING that nurses...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  40. Part of the stigma isn't how those of us working in LTC or sub acute rehab feel. It's how we are perceived by the rest of...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  41. I suspect that lately there is less of a stigma attached to the paychecks coming from LTC facilities, as nurses find it more...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  42. I graduated in May 2010 from a college in Georgia, and I moved to Orange County a few days after graduation. I didn't go to...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  43. Does this agency hire new grads by any chance?
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  44. Hello! I am a new grad myself and have been working in LTC for a little over a month now. I have about 20 residents to...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  45. My former facility has some nasty folks. I would try to kill 'em with kindness. I'd go in there and sass back, joke about...
    jlynn2303
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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