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Joined Feb 12, '10. Posts: 1,784 (49% Liked) Likes: 2,125

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  1. 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
  2. Moving this thread to the Psychiatric Nursing Forum to get more targeted responses. To answer your question: psychiatric...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Thank you so much!
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Maybe you should confront her and tell her she needs to keep her mouth shut.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. My shift is usually the rebellious one too. Ticks the brown nosers off because we toe the line but never cross it and fess...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  20. Talk to your facility's medical director. That poor woman. :no: Good for you, advocating for her the way you are!
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  21. Please contact whomever oversees nursing homes in your state. Joint Commission? Ombudsman? Adult Protective Services? ...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. Twin Girls named LaWasha and LaDrya.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. Over-sharing applies to far more than mental illness. Over-sharing your religious beliefs, romantic or financial...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. Consider allocution lessons. With some coaching, you might learn how to project yourself with more confidence and authority.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  48. "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
  49. 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
  50. 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


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