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tokmom, BSN, RN (21,228 Views)

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: 4,372 (61% Liked) Likes: 8,131

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  1. I purchased a Kindle Fire 7" (I think that is the size) to read my books at work and when I am away from my computer. It...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. It is a control issue. When parents have children who are ill, they feel very out of control. Top that off with a nurse...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. We had a patient just recently whose father worked in "the medical field." He worked at a nearby facility in environmental...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I try not to play the Nurse card until I get tired of the one syllable words and let them know I understand Medicalspeak...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. If a patient's family member is "in the medical field," it usually means the person is not an RN or an MD/DO because you'd...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. If they're sincerely knowledgeable and helpful, I don't mind. If they're silly or overbearing, it does get annoying ...but...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. This has happened to me before. In my situation though, I think that they were really trying to impress the patient or other...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Excellent post.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Statistically, the addiction rate among nurses is the same as the regular population - 10%. And this includes nurses like...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. You lost me there. It's one thing to diligently follow protocol for the safety of everyone, it's another to not trust any...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I have reported a nurse for diversion. I reported an anesthesiologist for diversion. My default stance is one of empathy...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Never had to do this, but I would in a heartbeat if I was certain of what I saw/knew. It's the right thing to do for the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Kyra1271 No you are not an idiot loser, just a lot going on. If you are not comfortable with math then it would be...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  14. It's all good, I'm glad you did what is best for you and your fam bam Kyra. We'll get you through it when it comes time and...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  15. I got well enough to get over there and freeze my hiney off! 20 some odd degrees...winter camping for a patch honor for...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  16. I'm still numb when I sit down and there is no homework, feel lost, surf the net, waste two hours and think I need to get it...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  17. I do wonder the same. Day after day I see people copy/pasting straight from sources, etc etc - then again, each DQ is worth...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  18. I dropped it, I was in a total panic. We are in the process of buying a house, my husband had knee surgery, and kids are...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  19. I was needing to double up a bit in order to have what class I was taking complete before we leave for R&R back in the U.S....
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  20. $8.00?? THUD (sound of my forehead hitting desk). Much much much cheaper than retaking the class or the copay for BID...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  21. "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28 Tears spilled over as I clicked...
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    Article Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  22. I know I'm really late at responding again but I just remembered this awesome website I used. I had to pay but I think for...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  23. I didn't mind Health Assessment at all. Seemed like more busy work than anything. We all have our individual strengths and...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  24. STOP THAT! :nono: never gonna happen!
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  25. *Vent* Seriously...can people read about how to create professional PowerPoints?!! Also, can't the group members stick to...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  26. Like PrismMSN said, you do not have to be a math genius. You do not need to know everything about stats. It is a very...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  27. I agree with kwmom. If you're going to drop it anyway, another few days won't make a difference anyway, right? Honestly, I...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  28. Well hello! Professional Dynamics was a shock but overall it wasn't too bad. My worst classes so far have been health...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  29. If you haven't tried thinking storm please try it before you drop. They will literally walk you through the assignments.
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  30. Your personal experience make your statements all the more important to process and remember. Thank you for sharing this...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  31. Sorry..... I did not mean to come off flippant. Just so very frustrated with this group. It has been like pulling teeth...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  32. I should have written "When one is copying/pasting an actual URL", I didn't mean you! T'was more of a tip for any readers...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  33. It's distressing that not only can the student not figure out how to properly cite and produce a reference at this stage of...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  34. I totally understand how to do APA. I am pushing this gal to do her own work and not leave it up to someone else to do it...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  35. Okay so PERRLA was a one-time purchase, but Grammarly was indeed a subscription - just checked, I was set to get charged...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  36. I don't have deer. :( And, most days, I'd rather be surrounded by deer than the nurses I do have communication with! You...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  37. This is what she sent me: "I followed the same way I always do it..." Night Shift, Fatigue and Sleep-Sigma Theta Tau...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  38. Serious as a heart attack!!!! I cut/pasted her response when I posted. One more week......one more week............
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  39. Soooooooo almost to the end of the group from H___. Asked one of the gals to please send her reference in APA as I could...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  40. rob I agree! This has been such a nice forum to come to for support, advice, talking about whatever, or complaining about...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  41. Me too. I never did figure out a couple things (that I think they could explain better), like what is a government document?...
    tokmom
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  42. No clue on how u were taught in HS....And yes I paid for PERRLA....I loved it....It asks you what type of paper u want (APA,...
    tokmom
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  43. I have Grammarly and really found it pretty much useless..helped a tiny bit.....I would use it, then my wife would proof...
    tokmom
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  44. I have been suprised in how many older nurses that have been in the program, I mean ones nearing retirement age. Some have...
    tokmom
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  45. I hope you nurses stay around, I need help finishing this!!
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  46. I'm off for the weekend, camping. Yes round one did not go bad. Round two may be ugly sitting here with fever and aches, but...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  47. The past 2 weeks my laptop has been having uncontrollable seizures, sometimes the blue screen of death and other times...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  48. Make room for one more ;)
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  49. Yep, ADN for sure. It has a reputation as a decent place to work. Everyone I've spoken to seems pretty happy to be...
    tokmom
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  50. Can I come over?
    tokmom
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning


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