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By Tina, RN

Joined May 30, '09. Posts: 410 (49% Liked) Likes: 596

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  1. 'Your Highness ' will do! :p
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. I have been a school nurse for 9 years, elemantary and middle school. I have written a few notes and e-mails similar to...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Keeping your distance is a good idea. You don't want to start being identified as "the rude one's friend." Plus, she...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. I "caught" a nurse in that same lie when my husband's grandfather was dying. My husband, brother- in- law and I were the...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Another tip: I am HORRIBLE at IV's! Like embarrassingly so. New grads on their 3rd IV start are better than me. I keep...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. When I have a soiled brief in my hands, I can usually roll it a bit, and pull off my first glove over and around the soiled...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. When I have a patient become unstable, I erase the white board and write the time and dose of all interventions preformed in...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I have been working as an ER tech/PCA for about 4 1/2 months now in a level 1 trauma center, and have been through a lot...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. They just increased the starting pay in my school district to $50,000. I'm in Texas.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Bump up this year to $52K in MA. But I work 9 hour days (8-5 PM), 10 months a year, paid over 12 months. I do qualify for...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. I had a high school girl step on the scale in my office the other day and she turned around and looked at me with GIANT...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. This is so hilarious it happened today...I work at an HS and the student comes in and say nurse do you have any deodorant? ...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. These are ALL so right on! As for being interrupted for nonsense issues at lunch (while I wolf down a yogurt at my...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Tubex Intramuscular Injector, 1 and 2 mL, ReusablePlunger Rod, Blue, Each *Discontinued*, McGuff Medical Tubex...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. 1. Does your agency pay good? "It's a living." 2.Where else do you work. "Here and there" 3. Do you do this and that to...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  16. The cafeteria is open until 2am and I will be happy to point you in the right direction.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Hospital nursing is educational, I think all nurses should have some hospital experience, but it's a killer. Emotionally,...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. In my opinion, a finger stick is an invasive procedure and not within the scope of our practice without order/consent.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. The blood pressure machine at WalMart is relied on to identify abnormalities but it doesn't understand why :(
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. I'm beyond thrilled, relieved, and just plain EXCITED.:D I graduate in December and I've already been offered a new grad RN...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  21. A few months ago, I wrote an article that basically expressed my shock at the first weeks on my first nursing job. (It's...
    Tina, RN
    Article Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. This x100. The situation you were in was ridiculous.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. Shame on your facility for setting you up for failure like that and then making the incident report punitive to boot! ...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Disabled, but not unable: the rebirth of a nurse! July 2012 was a time of joy, second only to my May 2012 wedding...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  25. To all: I experienced burnout with my first FT Nursing Case Management job as well. I choose to only perform UR for that...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  26. Are you salaried? If so, yes it is the norm to work 12 hour days 5 days a week and not get paid OT, but it is NOT legal. ...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  27. I HAVE THIS VERY SAME NIGHTMARE!!! and I, too, am retired. It doesn't happen often, but when it does I am shaken. Sometimes...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. My suggestion is first- start looking for another job. These people don't sound like they are on the up and up. Second, tell...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  29. Hahahahaha! That made me laugh, JenElizabethRN! Because it reminded me of all the kids that come to the clinic and say, "my...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  30. I will not accept any med the day of the trip, I will not accept any med without the proper paperwork, and I make it...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  31. I look. I am really only looking for big issues like a bulging eardrums, cerumen impaction (if they are failing hearing...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  32. I probably repeat the phrase 25-30 times a month! lol but then i deal with a needy bunch!
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  33. There's a much better idea than leaving a misplaced cath in the vagina. Since I learned this a hundred years ago I never,...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Helpful Hints: Female Patient Urinary Catheter Insertion With some female patients, insertion of a urinary catheter can...
    Tina, RN
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Yes use one of those sheets (brain sheet) that has the patient rooms, allergies, procedures, important lab works, if they on...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  36. Offer to help, look interested and keep the cell phone in the pocket. Do you have a brain sheet? That's pretty darn handy...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  37. I've been asked to look at something called our "Wellness Policy" . . . . . which is a policy to address Federal and State...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  38. Oh, moms fighting over the rolling carts to bring in their 200 pounds of homemade goodies.... also they were fussing with...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  39. Same here Tina. Last year we were slammed with kids so this year I got three big bags of candy..went through one. Too bad I...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. Nothing wrong with eating chocolate. Haven't you read the latest studies that indicate eating chocolate may prevent...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. Remember the Fat Man's Law: The patient is the one with the disease. Work-life balance is as much about maintaining your...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  42. Yes it is because that is not how the disease progresses.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  43. Nope, it is all about balance. My coworkers and family would think I was doing drugs, if I ever started being that positive....
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  44. I just would not have done the check and would have documented that i had called the parent multiple times ( assuming that...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  45. I only had one student yesterday complain of bellyache...thank goodness. BUT we did have aggressive, competitive, entitled...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  46. Halloween is on Friday this year! No bellyaches from too much candy tomorrow! Happy Halloween!!
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  47. Just wanted to point out that I was the first person to answer your question and I did it without ridicule. I'm sorry that...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  48. Lol...I think you must be one of those very positive and perky nurses. I bet you are always happy at work. You have taken...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  49. OK, one more time, for emphasis: You do not go from being asymptomatic to spewing vomit and shooting diarrhea out your...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  50. A wee bit overly snarky perhaps How do we expect people to learn if they talk stuff out without being told off for being...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding


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