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Although I wanted to be a nurse at age 18, I was 39 years old with 5 children before I achieved my goal. I have loved it and still do. However, there are some draw backs....

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  1. Call the nursing supervisor to expidite the transfer to ICU so this patient can be under the care of an intensivist and not...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. Thank heavens the dude who shot his huevos off while sticking a Glock 9 mm down the front of his britches rendered himself...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. I think they only do that in specialized ICU departments located in Crazytown, USA.
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. ICU isn't my area, but that sounds like it's about a 3 person job!
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  5. I've found that it helps to make a schedule every day. I list the time on one side of the page 0700 0800 0900... And...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Wow -- you have to chart two head to toe assessments? Wow- I feel for you!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. OK blood starting to curdle....I feel a vent coming. Let's try something novel, the truth. I have worked on 2 continents...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. YOU ARE AWESOME. I literally LOL'd for 10 minutes after reading this!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. LMAO!!! Thanks for the laugh! The questions are crazy but the intention of the questioner is good I suppose. I'd say there...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. The imperious tone in the red text is hilarious. They should've just said, "you will kiss our ring (or our royal patootie)...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Our hospital just implemented a new policy where upon a pt's DC the RN has to strip the linens, suction canister liners,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Please use your nurse call button, or better yet, call her on her communication device and after she tries again to get that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Where did these managers go to nursing school (or did they even go?!) :rotfl:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Ok, so this post made me laugh. I could just see boxes of hotpockets and capri sun juice boxes. A regular diet would get one...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. :rotfl: when hell freezes over!!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. If they took away sitting during a 12-13 hour sometimes 16 hour shift except during pee breaks (like we get them) or lunch...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Are they going to take the desks out of the CNO and CEO offices?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. That is coming back. Our admin, just a few months ago decided nurses would wear white because The Cleveland Clinic has that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. So true. Then when they fix the problem that they created, they give themselves a big ol' pat on the back for fixing the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Pure unadulterated open visitation. Kids, babies, sleep overs, food delivery the works. My old facility is very proud...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. One thing we all forget is that at least in the US people respond differently to those in uniform. I am convinced that the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. That's right, I wore the whole shebang today. White dress. White hose. White duty shoes. My manager made me a paper hat!...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. " She was admitted from the ER with poor ventilations, lethargy"...why wasn't she intubated in the ER with those symptoms?...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  24. Since I've presented my top 10 list of the things I love about nursing, it's time now for a visit to the darker side. ...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Another memorable,recent(2 weeks ago) encounters I have had with one of these foriegn nurses was: he is INDIAN and also very...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  26. to tuttle13- you hit the nail on the head with foreign nurse problem. Their cultures (exception-Canadian, European) DO NOT...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  27. This article is BULL!!! All of these acedemic types sit in their ivory towers, so far removed from the real nursing world...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  28. I couldn't have said this better myself. As a new grad who cannot get a hospital job either because the new grad positions...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  29. Nurses are considered a liability and cost to the hospital. Not an asset. In administrations view... Physicians make...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  30. There is, right now, NO nursing shortage. Perhaps there will be one in the future, but at this moment there is a surplus of...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  31. The nursing shortage is HERE...and will get worse. .. Retiring staff is not replaced, nurse to patient ratios are increased,...
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    Forum: Nursing News


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