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By Finallydidit

Joined Nov 15, '09. Posts: 137 (34% Liked) Likes: 122

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  1. i mentioned to him that she was becoming lethargic and not herself. he snapped at me that her sugar wasn't low enough to...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. And when things have lost control at the desk (admissions, piles and piles of orders, consults, labs and charting).. I make...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. To answer that question you asked in bold... the answer is no. LPNS are NOT educated to have a less degree to thouroughness....
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. AWESOME advice.
    Finallydidit
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. What about LPN's. I think we have some good insight too :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I disagree. I have been LPN for over 25 yrs. I started out on med surg, then did over 10 yrs on skilled nursing facilities,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I can't of course say what LTC facility I went into yesterday as an agency nurse but......THANK YOU!!! To the nurses, aides,...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. In all likelihood you saved a patient's life. I believe you did exactly the right thing in following the doctor's order. ...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. I am confused according to the op this is her great grand father and her grand mother is the POA? That means it is his...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. I am seeing many, many misconceptions about methadone treatment here! I feel I can answer from an EXPERT point of view, as...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  11. I agree with you and I'm going to be completely honest here. I had acrylic nails (less than 1/4 inch above the...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Okay. This is a discussion. So, I'm basing my answer on my understanding of this particular situation. With that said, I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Liquor.
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. inspired by the "how many of you would like to say this?" thread, here is my input: kudos to all the staff of the ltc and...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. At my hospital, we have two types of on call time... If you come in and get regular pay, then yes, once you hit 40 hours...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Ok, here goes. As a gay man, I've worked n LTC for quite a while and never really encountered any homophobia from either...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Emergency Nurse - I don't think your sentiment matches what the OP is trying to suggest and lacks the very sensitivity that...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I live and work in a very large metropolitan area in Texas. I have worked in multiple SNFs/nursing homes/LTC facilities...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. While all white uniforms on women nurses imply "nurse", I've noticed that when men wear all white it seems to imply...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Finallydidit, if I could give you 100 kudos for this post, I would! LTC is full of dilenmas, and staff is often too short...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. I don't like the facilities, but I respect the nurses that work there. IMO, most of the LTC facilities don't give the...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. when i started looking for jobs as a new grad i really didn't think it mattered what specialty i started with because...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. LPN # 2 was in a no win situation. I feel so bad for her. I don't agree with the outcome, not one bit. I don't think I'd...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Totally agree with this. When the supervising RN took charge of the situation LPN#2 thought she was covered, but as in many...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. While no one should have been fired, as the RN and therefore the supervisor it is my fault. Period. As I accept the higher...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  26. Urge you to reconsider working as a nursing assistant. Many people from overseas do this until they pass licensing exams,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. What sense does it make to fire someone.Your facility will be even shorter staffed and their will be more a a chance for an...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  28. No one should be fired, but certainly some education and perhaps some new, clearer policies are needed. May be check list:...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  29. In LPN # 2 defense, she stay on the phone because family was present and upset that meds not available. LPN # 2 tried to...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  30. i thought this was about politics ? we are getting into other issues .. i would never agree with calling nurses the N words...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. i always agree with them .. i always say how right they are .. and i voted for the same person they did .. ectra.. it's not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. When giving IM injections flatten the skin with your thumb and index finger and dart. When giving SC injections pinch the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Thanks RN. Everyone asks me the same thing about engineering. I don't care about perks anymore. I really dislike it. I...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. FWIW, the entire reason I went to nursing school was because I was interested in women's health, specifically labor and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Seems to me that this was missed on numerous occasions. There could be an arterial component to the wound, and that would...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Three things: 1 Vicodin is 500mg Tylenol. If he/she gets 2, that's a gram. 4 grams in a 24 hour period is the max r/t...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Pt escorted to xray with my assistance via wheelchair and remained in stable condition..........MyName, RN. Actually, I...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Hi Michelle, I work in LTC/subacute 3-11, and am probably pretty inappropriate with my last rounds - I tell all of my...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  39. I cope by knowing that birth and death are natural parts of life. Life is energy. Energy cannot be destroyed; it just...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  40. It's not just you... I think it's the 'nature of the beast.' You can't predict how a shift will go and there will always be...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. 1) Check your P+P for default parameters. 2) Giving sugared juice is not current thought. 3) 68 really isnt that low,...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Now Tylenol is a gateway drug?
    Finallydidit
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  43. No, there would be. EVERYONE wants the same things at the same time. Unless we are staffed 1:1 someone will always be...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  44. To all the CNA's and PCT's that I work with on a daily basis that I forget to tell thank you for all your hard work, THANK...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. SoundofMusic : Let me get this straight : you think 3 years of training,dedication, competency and hard work makes you...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. you can douse a room with buckets of blood and diarrhea, one ill-placed loogy can send me retching...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I'd disagree and say nursing judgment comes into play. Get an accurate pulse by whatever method you're most confident with...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I work in an ICU so they may not all apply With loud abusive patients/family/doctors... take a step back and speak...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. The unfortunate thing in most places I've worked is that people won't label them with the date they're opened. After much...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  50. never get sick, have an accident or schedule elective surgery in july. teaching hospitals are scary places with all the...
    Finallydidit
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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