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By Kooky Korky

Joined Feb 12, '10. Posts: 1,809 (50% Liked) Likes: 2,190

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  1. I was 9. My mom gave me a paper from 5th grade I had written, about future careers. I wanted to be a nurse and a...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Do you get caught up in other people’s drama? Are you easily affected when someone makes a negative comment? When someone...
    Kooky Korky
    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. “Hush now, say your prayers and go to sleep,” I tell her, “we have a long day tomorrow.” She rolls over and looks at her...
    Kooky Korky
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Actually, part of the problem is that you believe it's an excuse. If person with a gun shot said they needed pain pills,...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Uh. . . . why is the patient's accent relevant here?
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. But it sounds like this patient didn't say whatever you did something like "I feel hungry but I realize I don't need food...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. We have to keep in mind that nurses are being asked to be customer service representatives for the hospital in those...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Exactly. Just because there's sugar in the blood doesn't mean there's sugar in the cells.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. There are certainly times when a patient doesn't actually have to eat, but for many diabetics it is actually true that they...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. He's going to be hungry. Polyphagia is a symptom of hyperglycemia. You don't have to be condescending. As a type 1, I've...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. It seems that regardless of the good intent of any new technology the potential is always there for a less honorable usage. ...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. OY! YIKES! .....Sounds like something I would say! Not so funny for the mother at the time, I guess; should I admit how...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. You did absolutely nothing wrong. It was the doctor who was negligent in that case, in my opinion. Did he/ she just assume...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Not an idiot. It's hard to watch your patient suffer while the family works through denial. You made a mistake based on your...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Whether you're a soon to be minted or experienced RN, CNA, PCT, LPN, you probably have had some of these thoughts run...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. I attended an accelerated BSN program, too. I was also waitlisted and ended up graduating with honors and then being...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. I too think the whole victimization thing is a bit off target. This is what I see in RL and here on AN: 1. Young nurses...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. A quote from the first post (I don't know why I don't have the quote function for the first post, but, oh well): For...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Then to me it's clear. Leave your pt job. It doesn't sound like you need the stress it's causing you
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. ​Pay more attention to your work and less to the negative chatter going on. It may be that since you are there only PRN the...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. You're overthinking it. If you don't need nor particularly want the job, then quit or keep minimal prn hours. You don't need...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. 1. You obviously know which place is a better fit for you. You can stick it out a while at the less desirable place, or you...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Well....this has been interesting.....I am personally going to ge the address of the guy driving the mack truck that ran me...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I'm not saying I'm judging their pain. I do believe pain is what the person experiencing it is. I am saying that if...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  25. Nature of the beast. Water is wet, sky is blue, inmates manipulate and users use. Yes it can become frustrating, I work in a...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  26. If they are complaining of a lot of pain, especially back pain, it may be a good idea for them to stop basketball, weights,...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  27. They do walk among us. I am sooo glad not to be one of them....................
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. Wow. I wonder which village was missing their idiot?
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. I'm as curious as other posters what you did when/if you realized the resident didn't receive their scheduled medications....
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  30. Taking the meds so that a resident did not receive what they needed was absolutely wrong. However, how did YOU go an entire...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  31. i hear the basis for people not wanting to be a LPN or rather wanting to be a RN is "hospitals are phasing out LPNs" or "...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I think it depends on the person and their career goals. A lot of people have goals to further their education and become...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Hi everyone. I am new here. I must say I absolutely love reading all these stories. I have see some interesting things when...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Moving this thread to the Psychiatric Nursing Forum to get more targeted responses. To answer your question: psychiatric...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  35. In an emergency situation, in which an individual is an acute danger to her/himself or others, anyone can be medicated...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  36. I work in an inpatient psych facility. Meds can be forced if the doctor writes an order. Our patients are not at my...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  37. Thank you so much!
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  38. It's really important with these patients to establish trust and a good rapport. I had a patient like this and first time I...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  39. thanks for the responses and encouragement! I will let it go, life is simply too short... Im very respectful/kind to ...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. Get rid of that chip on your shoulder, you will be much better off. You haven't even started your position and you are...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. After you clearly corrected her, did she call you a tech again? If not, please don't hold a grudge. Work is hard enough as...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. I have heard it, I have used it, and have never considered it offensive at all. That doesn't mean I would use it in general...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. I know exactly what you mean. It is so difficult when someone who you are trying to help is deliberately being rude to you....
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  44. As long as identifying patient details weren't discussed, talking about the situation doesn't violate HIPAA. I do think it...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. Sister (or brother, as the case may be), you've OBVIOUSLY have had limited experience if THAT is your experience. And, no,...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  46. Maybe you should confront her and tell her she needs to keep her mouth shut.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. When I was a young, naive new grad, I caught a pt's new MI starting, couldn't get the resident to buy in. He did order an...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I don't have time to read through all the posts, unfortunately, but the OP must always bear in mind that there is a legal...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. I find the argument that nurses have about not wanting the responsibility of a doctor to be based on fear. Responsibilities...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. I'm not upset at all. I sustained a good relationship with the nurse throughout the stay. I don't need to "get over...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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