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Joined Feb 12, '04 - from 'GA, US'. wooh is a RN & Critter Mama. Posts: 4,795 (73% Liked) Likes: 18,975

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  1. Again, we don't know both sides. I remember having a student on an incredibly busy day with two critical patients. The day...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. My experience has been that apparel has nothing to do with how my clients treat me.
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  3. I would just fax it. It's not a big enough deal to argue about it or to think of a witty response. Sounds simple, especially...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Seeing as we all have to log out of computers if we so much as stand up to stretch, I can see the point. However, I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Really? You're checking your email and you don't even have a patient anymore. Work-related or not, would it kill you to help...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. I would also recommend that you have serious talks with your doctor and with your PT. Find out how serious your condition...
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  7. Good that you are addressing this now. Also, consider taking a medical leave of absence to give yourself time to heal. ...
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  8. I used to live in a community in which one of the local physicians got arrested for standing outside the home of his office...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  9. To borrow from another thread, it's a bruise, not a tattoo. None of us get through life without bruises, but we don't have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Do not attempt to go back to that chart! Get with a supervisor to help you but don't access the chart on your own. From now...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Do not go back and do anything different in the chart. Even properly done late entry charting looks like an admission of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Don't use your personal pulse ox. Don't use any of your own equipment. Your equipment is not calibrated by or maintained by...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. But what is "normal"? I live in an area where there are cops that compromise their pledges and deal drugs, promote...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  14. In a different scenario, the doctor could have brought in his gun in clear violation of the rules, kept it at his office...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  15. My facility uses a goal of 160 systolic for fresh strokes - it increases perfusion to the brain. Dropping a stroke patient's...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Before painting that broad canvas. Nursing is gaining a large and larger population of misogynists and frustrated pre-med...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. I doubt the doctor will be fired, if it were a nurse now that might be a different story.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Situations like these leave me ambivalent; what if the doctor missed, and hit someone else? There's always that possibility...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Yes there are levels of bullying, but I don't think the OP's example rises to the level of any of them. Perhaps the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. SUCH a common scenario! I knew a number of nurses, once they received report, would come back in while the off-going nurse...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Nope, you've been there long enough, it's her game now. Go on home.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. In the adult workplace, you aren't going to find many managers going around giving positive feedback here and there just...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. So I've thrice read the OP and I fail to see any irony at all.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. But I guess you weren't that particular and careful about choosing your pre-licensure nursing program? If you ended up in a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. I have the ever-so-golden BSN and whenever I've had to precept new grads I made sure to do it with an iron fist. I tell them...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Reminds me of a thread some time back in which an angry new grad (angry because he or she couldn't find a job) wanted to...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  27. There are many cultures where people are taught that various other living things are "offensive and filthy", that doesn't...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  28. Esme, that's because when you and I were in school, they were just inventing Latin ;-). Just kidding. When I couldn't...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  29. However, it has virtually eliminated social awkwardness, and for THAT, I am thankful for this technology. ;)
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  30. I've texted, facebooked, snapchatted, and posted on AN while working and haven't misaligned a single crop on my farm.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  31. I am broken I have been overrun, under-supported, and run into the ground. The patient's on my unit are so heavy, and we...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. You failed peds and OB? Really? After failing one clinical rotation you didn't work extra, extra hard to be darn sure you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  33. Along with not being entirely accurate.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Announced inspections are an absolute joke. The week prior to ours, two big tractor trailers show up at the hospital....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I wonder who decided that nurses shouldn't sit down when documenting? I would love to see the evidence that informed that...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  36. Oh well, we can't go around having unhappy urologists.:rolleyes: In the case of a Foley not draining, it is a medical...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  37. Obviously! I never suggested otherwise. But if a foley is in place that can only be replaced BY the urologist, it just...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  38. So for the past year you have rejected the LTC and SNFs that offered you job? Not a good idea! Hospitals are more likely to...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  39. Is the DON an RN? Refuse to document in the patient record (in a polite and professional but very assertive way). Reply...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. If you have malpractice call them and ask for advice. Call your BON and ask them for advice. Here are my thoughts. You...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Forward the work emails to your home account before they are removed.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. One correction-- have him write down his response.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Were you this MA's direct supervisor? Were you even there when these vaccinations were given? If not stay out of it. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. If you are going to stay with this job, get malpractice insurance asap. With that being said, I would go back and suggest...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Oh, and save that email!!!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Tell her if she feels that's right and legal, to do it herself. Bet she won't.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. She is passing the buck of illegal activity to you. The answer is "No, I cannot falsify documentation." Whether you agree or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I worked for four years as a hospital surveyor for my state and CMS (all state surveyors are also contract surveyors for CMS...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. When I worked in food service, every day was a potential inspection day. There was no "cleaned up and buffed for the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I think what bothers me most about JC and its implementation is that so many things that are claimed to be "Joint Commission...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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