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  1. ...ever had a family member that was a physician or nurse at the facility? Went through a week of hell w/ a family member...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. I see the point you're trying to make. But why shouldn't a person be allowed to make that decision for themselves? If...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. Last facility I worked at, the med nurse was not allowed​ to help toilet a patient if they were passing meds.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. To notdone yet, Nip this in the bud by giving the CNA clear expectations. These pts will need you to help them to the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Some patients simply want the NURSE to assist. They don't want the CNA. I used to deliberately time my assessment, minutes...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Once ended a phone call with a doc by saying what hubby and I say to each other at the end of our calls: "I love you,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Pushing "9" to get an outside line on my home phone. Keep em coming, because I have done more of these than I care to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. After working a 12 hr shift, driving home and looking at the traffic light BEYOND the one in front of me. The one in front...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Cruising along on my way home wondering why everyone is passing me. Then I realize how slow I'm going! lol Too tired to push...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I have found myself so exhausted at times after a long stretch of 12 hr shifts or a particularly rough shift. A few funnies...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I once wore two different shoes to work. On more than one occasion I've tried to use my parking ramp card to swiped through...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Made it to work with mismatched shoes. Not even close.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I have to clarify.. My supervisor left that day because she was against my termination and refused to take part in it. She...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  14. There are layers to my dissatisfaction. A year or two ago, more money might have made a difference in how I feel about being...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I highly recommend, "The Carrot Principle" by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton. This is a book about how managers need to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. My goodness! Even if cost of living is ridiculously low I couldn't imagine $16.00/hr! That's an insulting offer.
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    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  17. Wow!...I'll bet the guy who mows that physician's lawn gets more than $16 an hour. Even an offer of $20/hour would give you...
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    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  18. I think it might be the shift and lack of restful sleep. that and I've been too tired to exercise like I should...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  19. I heard they were having sex at the nurses station with a crowd of patients surrounding them and cheering them on while they...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. No amount of money is worth my health or my sanity.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Three to five dollars an hour more to bring me to the bottom of the pay scale that someone with my license, education,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Nah. $3 or $5 or $10 more hourly might seem better at first. Then you'd get used to that standard of living and your job...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. There are some things you could pay me a million dollars a year for, but working on a dysfunctional unit with ridiculous...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Just don't be in between in the break room. Or it will be all over the unit that you and philosophy are having an affair.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. After I got laid off from my nursing job, at some point in time I applied for a job with UPS, but they didn't hire me. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. It has been broadcast all over the news in my area that UPS is hiring, and that the average UPS driver makes around $76,000...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. During my last semester, I had a patient that had a painful IV and he chose to keep it in much longer than he really should...
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    Forum: Agency Nurses
  28. No, I would not describe that as abuse. Some things are uncomfortable. Of course, I would rule out some kind of...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  29. Where did you read that?? OP said they were sharing a chair in the break room. That is not sex...unless I've been doing it...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. I don't think ones sexual indiscretions are an indicator of how they'll perform their duties at work. It's a bit of a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. And what happens in the bedroom between consenting adults is none if your business. Never forget that!
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. I agree completely. I don't care about other peoples sex lives in the least, and adultery is so common place (and "common"...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Both will get introduced to my friend one day. You'll see. Her name is Karma and she's on a world tour. She'll be coming to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. You don't loose your bonus because they "taxed it too much". For that one check it would calculate out that your yearly...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Man, Esme. You take away all the fun.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. What things do you watch your patients for more vigilantly now after having missed before? Or maybe it is just because you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I also lose respect for people who gossip...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I'm sorry you are not able to move to hospital jobs. Without knowing your background at all, I would like to suggest hiring...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  39. Heidi "gets her scrubs tailored so they fit her just so"? Oh, someone PLEASE, pass me that patient's wastebasket! Anyway,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. I work in Assisted Living. The other day, one of my favorite residents told me that he hopes I stay for a long time, because...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Well luckily that is your opinion and you get to choose for yourself what you want. I would rather my family and friends die...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  42. And are you willing to actually euthanize someone?
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  43. After reading some of the comments in here I suggest you all get really good accountants
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Yearly bonus, what a cute idea. I wonder what that's like?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Please see "How to Die in Oregon." I think it was an HBO documentary. It is a legal option that very few people choose and...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  46. I hate the waste and suffering that occurs with futile care at the end of life. However, I think much of that could be...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  47. I think one of the cruelest things we do is let patients lay in nursing home beds without the legal ability to terminate...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  48. Not everything is black and white. There are multiple shades of grey. We didn't go to school to just follow orders and not...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Hypoxia, CO2 narcosis and cardiac strain from doing nothing are an even greater liability. The issue of the mask has...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. to GrannyRRT So respiratory care services doesn't "own that machine" but Nursing services does. If someone in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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