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Joined Aug 20, '09 - from 'Somewhere in the USA'. tokmom is a CMSRN. She has '30' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Certified Med/Surg tele, and other stuff'. Posts: 3,451 (55% Liked) Likes: 6,074

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  1. I think this is something of a regional thing- some areas of the US are earlier adopters of best practice, and some are more...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I love giving any type of injections, but I hate getting them. Last flu season, I cried like a baby when I received the flu...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  3. I have a question if you don't mind! In Professional Dynamics we are to make a flyer of a professional nursing...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  4. We went on lockdown because of a family and uh..."friends." :nailbiting: They were, shall we say, extreme in their efforts...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. If a family member accessed the EMR..Report it to your manager and the Compliance officer. Any requests for info .. would...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. I have never had a miscarriage and I cannot fathom at all how all of you who have lost babies in pregnancy feel. I have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I remember after I had my miscarriage (a very wanted, planned pregnancy), I must have told someone (not sure who) that I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. prnqday, thank you. I actually have channeled my feelings into positive outcomes, including talking with other moms about...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. RunBabyRun, thank you! I hadn't made the connection to the struggles we face with so many death and dying situations, but it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. :roflmao: I love this thread!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I was speaking with a patient who was upset over her recent leg amputation. So I was talking her into better spirits. Well...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Who could not love someone who responded like that? The response says, "honesty, integrity and trustworthiness" more than...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. not I - but one of our LPN's loves to tell the story of when he was on orientation - first day and was nervous. He hums...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. In an interview I was asked something along the lines of "where did I see myself in the future with my nursing career" and I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. :yes: Yes, but it can also be the other way around - young male and older female. Let's hear it for all the cougars out...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I've also learned my lesson about assuming and saying so out loud that the young female visiting the older male patient is a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I posted this before, but anyway.... I was taking care of 40 something year old female patient. I was giving her some liquid...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I had an elderly female patient tell me how much she liked doing card tricks. Later on, in front of her entire family...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Anyone ever said something completely dumb because they were really nervous? Once, in an interview (non-nursing job), I was...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I am so sorry for your loss. My husband and I have had multiple miscarriages and one ectopic. The hardest part about the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. SionainnRN, there is no reason an ultrasound tech should be spouting off comments about how awesome your pregnancy is going....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Having overheard some really insensitive, stupid remarks about miscarriages lately, I would like to share something with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Hello, Today is the first day of my first class at GCU. I am up to page 27 of this thread. I figured I had better post...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  24. You are all so funny! You know how to tell it like it is... with humor! Both are helpful to me, at the moment. I still plan...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  25. This is about the funniest thing I have read in a while! And totally describes what happened. I restated my questions and...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  26. Okay, sorry, I'm still laughing about this one. Please get used to this, also. Questions to the Instructor are always a...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  27. My first CLC we were instructed to elect a team leader, class two we tried to get things going and the instructor came into...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  28. Therapy PrismRN, therapy...and I am next in line behind you. :cheeky:
    tokmom
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  29. :clpty: :dncgbby::dancgrp::hpygrp:
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  30. This made me laugh! The same thing happened (happens) to me, it's like everyone got the memo but me - the memo that says,...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  31. This may sound stupid but I am not sure how to make a pamphlet without the class giving you a template to use. I could do...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  32. I would say mine was like a flyer as well. I did it on word double sided and had a local printing company print some for me...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  33. Rather than a pamphlet, how about a flyer? I think they're the same thing, but pamphlet seems to me to either be multi pages...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  34. Rob: 100% correct, staying ahead of the game is KEY. Not always possible with work and life in general, but yes, always...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  35. That's the thing. If was a difference between pass and fail it would be an easy decision. I just have my plate full with 2...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  36. No report given or hand off is SO dangerous in the continuity of care keeps patients safe. I once received a hypoglycemic...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  37. Feel like a kid again!
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  38. I did a pamphlet to hand out. My topic was flu prevention and I presented to an assisted living/long term care facility. I...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  39. I think traditionally med-surg is touted as "the thing you have to slog through to get to the REAL nursing jobs", i.e., the...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  40. I decided to go to Grand Canyon university for my masters in leadership and management. It is cheaper and I only have to...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  41. Me too. I thought of doing that but was afraid of loosing my 4.0 gpa since I work 3-12hrs shift.
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  42. Wow. Thank you for the info. I have to think mine. I need to turn in my assignment tomorrow for the intro to research class...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  43. Hello everyone! I recently have been in contact with GCU and am seriously considering their RN-BSN program. The local...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  44. Thank you so much!
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  45. I agree keepmovingrn. A little at a time the first term is pretty straight forward. Get ur feet wet and see how it goes....
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  46. Thanks everyone. I just got off the night shift and think AZ is 2 hrs behind IL time so I think I'll try to contact my...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  47. Doubling up on any of the classes seems like torture to me. I suppose if you can whip a paper out in a couple hours it might...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  48. My grandma died of ovarian cancer at 54. Scares the bejeezus out of me.
    tokmom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. So you ran 3 separate 100ml bags, containing 10meqs each, over a total of 3 hours and 45 minutes? If so, sounds ok to me....
    tokmom
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  50. I have been SO busy between work and school these last few weeks! My schedule has been ridiculous. I'm hoping the new one...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning


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