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By hotflashion, BSN, RN

Joined Oct 8, '09 - from 'New England'. She has '1 fractured' year(s) of experience. Posts: 269 (29% Liked) Likes: 166

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  1. Yes, it's true. Different states have different scopes. In my state an LPN cannot hang IV meds (unless they recieve an...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. She added: ‘There simply weren't enough staff looking after the ward. People were asking for help and it was falling on...
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    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  3. I worked for Nature's Classroom for 3 and one half seasons. I had a great time, and John Santos is a wonderful boss, he is...
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    Forum: Camp Nursing
  4. Nature's Classroom was my single best experience of middle school. 1,000x better than the Washington, DC trip we went on...
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    Forum: Camp Nursing
  5. yup, there used to be some famous greek guy called Socrates, who had a student by the name of Plato, Plato later had a...
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    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  6. I haven't worked there BUT I went there when I was 6th grade for a week and absolutely loved it. We dissected owl pellets,...
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    Forum: Camp Nursing
  7. As far as I know, nurses are not employed in marijuana dispensaries. I've cared for many patients who use MM. Since...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. I loved this article too and sent it out to a lot of nurse friends. One, who is a geriatric specialist, said..." If only...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  9. I almost wept when I read this article a few days ago, because that is where I want to work! For so many confused patients,...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Never happen in for profit LTC
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    Forum: Nursing News
  11. LTCNS, I'm not sure that providing care on any level is a "waste of nursing skills". That said, as a hyperbaric nurse, my...
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    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  12. monkeybug said what I was just thinking. My malpractice policy exclusions include: Injury that a reasonable person would...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. There is a difference between charting something that you've actually done and charting something that you didn't do. If I...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. I have filled out many risk masters with no action taken. I have gone to multiple meetings, requested by myself, to speak...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. The first ltc facility I worked in, right out of nursing school, it was universal practice for all the nurses to get report,...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. I was a veteran for 9 years, teacher for 5 in my previous career. In my experience, a single individual who tries to change...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. Seems like a perfect reason to support unions.
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Yeah, probably the best advice we can give is to just develop thicker skin and push on. I wish there was something better I...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Hi I have been an LPN for 16 years and you are probably a lot younger then me but nursing is one of the hardest jobs you'll...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. what you are talking about is better related to us constitution article 1, section 8: "the congress shall have power...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Here is a reference to my statement about our 3rd world healthcare system. The WHO ranked the USA 72nd in healthcare...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. "Conservatives", I would be very interested to hear the basis for your beliefs. It completely befuddles me as to why...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Yeah, that was my question. How does it even come up? I'm too busy with patient care to bother going around asking if...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. Not all LTC centers are equal. I love my job. I love my residents. Yes it is stressful at times. Yes families drive me crazy...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. I am so glad someone thinks like I do! I graduated a year ago and wanted to work in the hospital, or so I thought. Got a job...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  26. I am not annoyed with the patients, though their behaviors can be frustrating. I am annoyed that I have 50 patients and no...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  27. a post i made to another person in a ltc thread criticizing a venter- it is not that we don't care for the elderly, i...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  28. Oh please, egglady. As if you do not have patients that drive you nuts. I go out of my way to make sandwiches for people at...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  29. In my last job (which I quit due to inadequate staffing), I had 30 patients to take care of, 60 while the other nurse was at...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  30. Well - can't say I LOVE LTC, but I do like LTC, which would probably shock a lot of my CNA classmates. Part of the reason I...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  31. This thread has been on my mind a bit lately. I'm one of the biggest proponents of trying everything possible before...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  32. As long as you are polite and respectful you can be honest. Sometimes honesty is a kindness itself.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I personally appreciate kindness when I'm hurting.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. The metabolites of marijuana are detectable for long after marijuana is used, but this has nothing to do with how long a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Your statements are not consistent with anyone who has ever thought about healthcare generally and infection control...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Science schmience. I also wear full face shield when starting an IV to protect the patient. And shoe protectors. :devil:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I would also gather that the reason for the gloves if it is in the company policy is because if the nurse got stuck or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Ok I keep seeing people saying the Nurse might have this or that and none of that matters. EVEN IF the nurse didn't...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I don't see anyone arguing that patients don't have rights. Obviously if the patient is uncomfortable with the nurse not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Outside of the ick factor of the dirty bandage, how did her putting on gloves protect you? The area where she poked should...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I've been a RN for just over 1 yr now so I consider myself to know enough to be dangerous, lol :D I have done so many...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  42. Of note, the facility in question is a for-profit HCA facility. Man alive, Rick Scott must be proud. The former CEO of...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  43. I guess the dad and the kid can learn to cook if they don't like what she's making, huh? I refuse to let our kids' tastes...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  44. If you cannot find work you ned to contact your congress. They believe we have an emergency shortage of nurses hense house...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  45. Yeah, the job climate SUCKS, no matter where you are. So what I would reccomend with research is NOT applying for positions...
    hotflashion
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  46. I haven't seen an RN in an MD office in forever. I always ask, too. They dress up the MAs in scrubs with a fancy name tag...
    hotflashion
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Besides what everyone else has already pointed out about relocating, and I can't speak for other places, but there is...
    hotflashion
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  48. I feel your pain hotflashion - I'm in almost exactly the same boat, except that I graduated in 2010 and am closer to "late"...
    hotflashion
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  49. I am a student nurse and what I have been taught is that pain is what the patient says it is. Through taking care of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Having to deal with Peers and Co-Workers who do not adhere to appropriate social courtesies increase stress in the workplace...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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