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By tewdles

Joined Jul 10, '09. Posts: 4,880 (60% Liked) Likes: 8,188

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  1. We don't use an acuity tool for the field. We use the recommended ratios of 1.0 FTE CM/12-15 pt and it is up to the...
    TrueAtHart
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Brilliant!
    SeattleJess
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. The Edmonton scores can be helpful. It's nice when staff get oriented to their use.
    Nurse_Diane
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. They tried to switch my chemo when the companies intentionally stopped production of generic 5-FU in order to increase use...
    imintrouble
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. They tried to switch my chemo when the companies intentionally stopped production of generic 5-FU in order to increase use...
    toomuchbaloney
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. I am dismayed that the nurse who had a legal medical marijuana card was not hired because of it... Would that also have...
    alanyse88
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. An RN with bedside experience could be trained to be a hospice admission nurse. It is a very different role from CM...you...
    Rntr
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  8. I am dismayed that the nurse who had a legal medical marijuana card was not hired because of it... Would that also have...
    bigsick_littlesick
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  9. Yeah...if their mission wasn't hospice care for their patients, etc then ppfffttt.
    softrbreeze
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. When I worked home care in the greater Detroit area I did use my CCW and carried my handgun often. I have a holster that...
    pnkgirl25
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. I am pleased that the hospice agency I currently work for is NOT JCAHO certified!! They determined that it cost a bunch of...
    Muser69
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. I agree with you Viva...it doesn't work to use this drug recreationally if you are a nurse...drink alcohol instead. It is...
    icuRNmaggie
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. The BONs are not there for our protection. So, in states where medical marijuana is allowed, a nurse may have a valid...
    icuRNmaggie
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  14. They tried to switch my chemo when the companies intentionally stopped production of generic 5-FU in order to increase use...
    sallyrnrrt
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. I think the OP gets the point that an advanced dementia patient can no more refuse their care than can a 5 year old. What...
    dudette10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. I think the OP gets the point that an advanced dementia patient can no more refuse their care than can a 5 year old. What...
    GrnTea
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. You do not have a right to fire services? police services? because you are a citizen of the country living in a community?
    jeaniekadinee
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. I think the OP gets the point that an advanced dementia patient can no more refuse their care than can a 5 year old. What...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. I think the OP gets the point that an advanced dementia patient can no more refuse their care than can a 5 year old. What...
    toomuchbaloney
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. what leslie said...and consider that children in hospice often have a single "thing" which determines their prognosis...a...
    AussiePupOwner
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  21. I think it is easier for new grads entering hospice to do so in the facility setting. That environment provides opportunity...
    hooterhorseRN
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  22. what leslie said...and consider that children in hospice often have a single "thing" which determines their prognosis...a...
    esperanzita
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  23. Professional nursing case management... I believe that these type of businesses will help to improve health outcomes in...
    cja511
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  24. I believe the hospice nurses are being required to set aside the actual HIPAA law to assist law enforcement in their desire...
    softrbreeze
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  25. So, the question is whether or not the mandated reporting of the information is a violation of HIPAA. By the by, how do...
    softrbreeze
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  26. It's easy...don't work in areas where that might be an issue. Or, request a different assignment. Or select an employer...
    KelRN215
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  27. You know you are an Alaskan nurse when you keep a .44 in your nursing bag to protect yourself from the wolves, moose, and...
    softrbreeze
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  28. I am not in Anchorage but, Anchorage: 49.50/hr FT 08-1630 fed reimbursement for mileage union job 4-6 shifts of...
    KATRN78
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  29. You know you are an Alaskan nurse when you keep a .44 in your nursing bag to protect yourself from the wolves, moose, and...
    BigBrownPotato
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  30. So the assumption is that if a nurse has a mj card, all legal and everything, that the nurse is getting high and working?...
    macfar28
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  31. I am dismayed that the nurse who had a legal medical marijuana card was not hired because of it... Would that also have...
    macfar28
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  32. Critical thinking is what we learn and then practice to make habit. Good nurses develop this skill early and hone it over...
    dudette10
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  33. Beautifully written!
    AspiringToRN2
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  34. In my estimation, patients have a right to refuse personal care by a health professional for any reason. Because of the...
    FutureRPN
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  35. The times are a changing. The current POTUS favors decriminalization as we know that prohibition is NOT working.
    Muser69
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  36. And this is just plain wrong...wrong on so many levels it is crazy.
    Muser69
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  37. Of course you understand that there are nurses undergoing chemotherapy who may be using marijuana to treat their side...
    Muser69
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  38. And you do understand that a person who may test positive for marijuana on a typical drug screen is not necessarily high,...
    vintagemother
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  39. Any of us who want to be reminded of the way that people lie to themselves and to those near and dear to them...just watch...
    LadyFree28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. I can honestly say that in more than 30 years of nursing I have been both good and bad at my jobs. It is difficult to start...
    LadyFree28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Apparently the "bath salts" commonly cause enough paranoid and agitated (violent) behavior that they users are a known...
    EatYourVeggies
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  42. I am not a germaphobe and I embrace the concept of dirt being good for us... One place where I am careful about what I...
    xoemmylouox
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I agree with you Viva...it doesn't work to use this drug recreationally if you are a nurse...drink alcohol instead. It is...
    toomuchbaloney
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  44. The BONs are not there for our protection. So, in states where medical marijuana is allowed, a nurse may have a valid...
    toomuchbaloney
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  45. The times are a changing. The current POTUS favors decriminalization as we know that prohibition is NOT working.
    toomuchbaloney
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  46. I think you make good points here about the chronic abuse of marijuana. The medicinal uses of marijuana are only now...
    toomuchbaloney
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  47. Of course you understand that there are nurses undergoing chemotherapy who may be using marijuana to treat their side...
    toomuchbaloney
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  48. And you do understand that a person who may test positive for marijuana on a typical drug screen is not necessarily high,...
    toomuchbaloney
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  49. So the assumption is that if a nurse has a mj card, all legal and everything, that the nurse is getting high and working?...
    toomuchbaloney
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  50. Sort of depends on how long you want your signature to be, right? For me, I keep it simple and short...NRatchet RN. No...
    AmyRN303
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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