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Joined Feb 12, '04 - from 'GA, US'. wooh is a RN & Critter Mama. Posts: 4,904 (74% Liked) Likes: 19,919

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  1. At my hospital, there has recently been a push for nurses to "go above and beyond" when providing patient care. They send...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Although I appreciate the value in maintaining tradition, the nursing cap is something I'm not sad is gone. I see it as...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. A medication scheduled for 9am can be given any time between 8am and 10am and be in compliance. Facilities, at least in...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. You are incorrect. Frequency is obviously prescribed by the physician, but the actual literal schedule times are part of a...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. You are incorrect. It's one hour before to one hour after, but all of those windows are solely a facility policy issue and...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. I know, I know...my following gripe is probably going to come across as frivolous because I really do have more important...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Like everyone else- I'd bet he is sipping somewhere- but as I see it- that isn't too big of a deal. I always encourage the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. There was nothing I found more annoying than being off (or on) the day or eve of one of these holidays and having to plan...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. 15 years or so ago I was doing some per diem for an agency. I happen to be a man. When I recieved copies of the companies...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. The white coat ceremony is a milestone and rite of passage for medical students. A physician told me he was not happy...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I know that being a prosecutor would have been a rewarding and satisfying career for me, but gave up on it because there is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. OP, nursing is bandied about in the media as a "caring and compassionate" profession. Yes, we are caring and compassionate,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. And in the OP's reference to a post, we are talking about an 18 year old child. Any number of 18 year olds would fall for...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. Unfortunately, it is a narrow view and does not capture the complexity of a victim's emotional status, resiliency, presence...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. I8i This is one of the most misunderstood, wrong, and hurtful ideas about spousal violence there is. It's also one of...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. If they consider Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, etc., all has holidays, I think one person should work both and then next...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. A & B rotating holidays are the most fair. Want to trade? Sure, work it out. Want to work them all? That usually works...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Ok, that sounds quite involved to me, and still doesn't ensure fairness! Aftter, one could wind up working three...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Can the "I don't like the BSN degree" discussion have its own permanent thread here at AN? That will streamline this process...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  20. Just a bit of a clarification is required here, I think: The BSN is not an advanced license, and therefore 'testing up' is...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. I think the only benefit of requiring a BSN is that it would stop all of the infighting inherent in nursing re: entry level...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. I am one of those people who would like to see 2 scopes of practice. I think that nursing made a big mistake when they...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. 15394
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. As already noted, there is no "ADN scope of practice." There is RN scope of practice, and there are RNs who chose to pursue...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. Rob-very good point! The ones that I find most interesting are: "I just took NCLEX for the 3rd time. I ran out of time...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  26. Wooh, You just made me spew Diet Coke all over my iPhone! Crud. I guess I will just have to throw it in a bag of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Fabulous!! This also helps explain why it is that Judy's (obviously not her real name) obnoxious behavior is not the same...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. Yes! Fear does not always equal reality. It's akin to people being afrai of riding airplanes and in reality, it's the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I remember being told it's 16:1. That's pretty far out there (and probably wrong) which is why I always remembered it. :woot:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Just because someone is not liked, doesn't mean their opinion doesn't count. There are plenty of good nurses with solid...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Yeah its a little *bangs head on desk* how does NO ONE read a thread before posting. Not to be mean I'm honestly just...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  32. for just a little while there, I naively thought I had finally heard the last of "is this the good popup?!?" and "does this...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  33. I'm sure plenty won't, oh well, you can't please everyone all the time. Plenty of us find this funny. As someone anxiously...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  34. My nursing program let anyone in but only about 10% actually graduated the full program. All of the graduates passed the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I work in a teaching hospital and we just went through "new resident July" They learn very quickly how to listen and use...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. You are wasting your energy worrying about losing your license. In the 18 years I have been in nursing I have only seen...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. In my second job as a nurse, there was well-seasoned night nurse who I dreaded giving report to. She was blunt and direct. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I love people who give it to you straight. Where there's no guessing where you stand. You hear the criticism and move on.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I am sorry, I did not mean to offend. I know many patients who cannot work because of their mental health issue and do not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I think of bipolar as being harder to manage than ADHD. If you did it at the recommendation of your psychiatrist after much...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Oh Viva.... You are a nurse, not a VSS. The two don't go together. ((Hugs))
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Remembered another one I can share. Had a patient sharing a room with a VSS, a real princess. While there was a group of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. My VSS is about a new grad who just took the NCLEX. They stressed about it for MONTHS and used Kaplan AND Saunders AND ATI...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. One patient comes to mind in particular. 24 year old, healthy women who had a baby healthy baby vaginally. She wanted staff...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I have lots of special snowflakes... I work psych. My favorite though was when I was doing a one to one with a patient...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. 15395
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I'd have to say my own VSSs are unique enough to be recognizable if I described them, LOL, so I think I'll have to pass on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Many years ago I took care of the wife of a very well know founder and CEO of an international company. She had: a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Since new grad jobs are so hard to find, we could buy a Quija board and stand outside testing centers for $10 a pop and get...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  50. I'm thinking this way is as valid as the newest 'trick' ... :geek: Laugh a little. It's good for you! :D (and for...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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