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By Kooky Korky

Joined Feb 12, '10. Posts: 1,761 (50% Liked) Likes: 2,099

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  1. I wouldn't bring it up again. Important lesson learned: do job hunting, resume and cover letter writing on your own time...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. It is very interesting since this has been a frequent topic of late at my job. Moral in my department is the lowest I've...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. I've seen this to be almost more important to my patients ( good soft skills) than their outcome sometimes. If they felt...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. Twin Girls named LaWasha and LaDrya.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. Sounds like a classic case of too much work and too few people. We as nurses always think there must be a better way to do...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  6. Uggg. What ever happened to saving yourself for marriage. Dating sucks, never leads to anything but temporary satisfaction....
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  7. Putting aside the issue of possible abuse that may or may not be a factor in this case, if we had national healthcare at...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. This was a very moving piece, and serves as a good reminder that things are not always what they seem to be.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Very powerful and humbling. It brings back many painful memories of when I was that mother many years ago. Nurses -...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I work with an nurse that finds the meatus by applying betadine liberally and it runs down and pools in the meatus, making...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Time to reprint my handy-dandy, never-fail, no-vaginal-contamination Foley-insertion trick. When you are prepping the...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Hi, All the suggestions have been great. I'll share my daughter's path. After graduating with a BA in Japanese just as...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. Because these days there is a ridiculous amount of helicopter parenting going on. And while she may just being helpful, she...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. I want to thank all of you for the feedback and learn about a number of areas of healthcare I was unaware of. I'm in no way...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. AGREE!! I see a number of my friends whose children have completed their Bachelors degree and now back home unemployed with...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. I see nothing wrong with a parent helping their child with career choices; that is part of being a parent.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. job shadow, job shadow, job shadow!! I very much wish that I would have done this....and then maybe I would have chosen...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Sure... but how 'bout giving her some guidance along the way? So far as I can discern, the OP is simply trying to help...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. Over-sharing applies to far more than mental illness. Over-sharing your religious beliefs, romantic or financial...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  20. As the newest hire on the call schedule, I win Christmas night this year (7p Christmas day to 7a the 26th). I'd rather be...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  21. I'm an ICU nurse and I often "run" to codes. My run is definitely a brisk walk as opposed to a run because, in all honesty,...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. TheGooch: chill. I'm glad Kooky was able to comprehend it and state it better than I could. At no point in time did I say...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. You taught your orientee a PRICELESS lesson- that no matter how experienced the nurse, errors can happen, and that is WHY...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  24. p.s. Another thing I wanted when I was in college the first time was to marry and have a family. For some reason, I did...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Your comment "I am the IT expert" got my attention. I will bet the rent ONE person got a whiff that you feel superior...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Consider allocution lessons. With some coaching, you might learn how to project yourself with more confidence and authority.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  27. "Or is it just going to come with training/experience?" <---- yep. :) Advice that 25 year psych nurse gave me: build...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  28. I'm glad for you... Compelling story. --I am a little confused, though. Wouldn't narcotics wasting/destruction require a...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  29. What a powerful article! Thank you for telling your story of honesty and integrity at a time when there is precious little...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  30. I admire your honesty and your courage. I wish you the very best.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  31. The right of freedom of speech....unfortunately doesn't have freedom of consequences...as I have learned the hard way....lOL
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Interesting statement that "there is a nationwide shortage of nurses" when there are so many nurses searching for jobs. I...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Not in my school or any of the clinical facilities we rotated through. Students were only permitted to perform invasive...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  34. Is this person dementia/high crazy or just hateful? If they are high we give them IM shots and then put them in restraints...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. An air mattress is completely inadequate. Have her contact the local reps for specialty bed companies and ask to have a...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. I'm in house registry, and I was told that if I call off for a shift more than 24 hours prior to the start of that shift,...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  37. This is very different than the OP's situation. If you are a charge RN, you need to know what's going on with all patients...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  38. I find it hard to believe than an entire clinical group of students would be held accountable for the error of one.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  39. Well, I would prefer not to work with a nurse who goes behind my back, opens my charts, finds my omissions, doesn't tell me...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  40. I had a patient who sounds pretty similar to this. He also called them anxiety seizures...he was also very aware of the fact...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. psueo-seizures Agree with post above -- EEG is the definitive diagnostic tool.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Highly unlikely to have a seizure without any interruption in normal cognitive process... e.g. continue to talk to you...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I've actually seen this several times with increases in Haldol. The exact reason was unknown, but would always go away with...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Sounds like it could be a myoclonic seizure. But if the patient thinks it was an anxiety attack, it might not have been a...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Hi everyone! I was dismissed from my nursing school for failing two classes in the same semester. (Never ever failed, or...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  46. Keep a low profile. Mind your own business. Just make sure you do things right and do not worry about anybody else. ...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  47. Im a PCT (nursing student) and I rarely get a 30 min lunch even though it sure is deducted from my tiny paycheck. Some...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. On the bright side you now know what to expect. You will get it next time. Sending up prayers for you.👏
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  49. Fantastic story, thank you for sharing! I am so ready to start working as a nurse :-)
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  50. That was absolutely beautiful and inspiring. Thank you for sharing. I am so happy your daughter is doing well. :)
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing


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