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By Kooky Korky

Joined Feb 12, '10. Posts: 1,903 (50% Liked) Likes: 2,336

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  1. KK, in South Africa, a State pension is so minimal you can literally starve to death if you don't have children to help...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Yeah, that... Seriously worried about the long term financial prospects. My retirement fund has taken a hit with periods on...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I'm only 57 and thinking that I have at least another 10 years that I will have to work. I don't know all the names of the...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Today is my last official work day. I am retiring. But of course nurses never retire, so I have agreed to work prn. Anyway,...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Actually no we cannot legally tell someone whether they should go to the hospital or not, nor will we, given the liability....
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Exactly what you'd done. We're not trained first responders, and it's a conflict of interest to treat family the way they...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. There are very few mental illnesses that impair a persons ability to know right from wrong. To infer that this sort of...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. What a sad situation. I hope he is somewhere safe and comes home soon.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. (You may feel differently about that if you get fired ... Getting fired is not "a small price to pay" for anything. I'm...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I was sidelined for over 7 months, but still have my job and support. It has been a little unreal just how supportive my...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I don't know of any resentment, and I would if there was. These nurses aren't taking prime work away, they're working...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Financially I can't voluntarily take the long last walk to the locker room. Not even when I'm retirement age. I'm cheering...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. While I am still young and plan on working until I die, I know that there is a good chance I won't be able to. Personal...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Wow. As if you didn't have enough on your plate. Holding positive thoughts for you and your husband. Frankly, as far as...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. If my husband passes away before I turn 60, I'll starve to death because his SS is our only income right now. Seeing as how...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I'm 63 and struggling. I had a full time PDN case until I moved. Now I'm scraping the barrel to find work. I believe I will...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I do not know what your personal financial reality is or what motivates you to work. My suggestion is to develop a...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I made the transition from playing to coaching last fall. I am an instructor for a local nursing program so I sorta keep my...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Family issues (a dying mother) caused me to exit, stage left. I was sooo stressed, it was affecting my work a lot. I worried...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I don't know all the newer meds, either -- I keep looking them up. They don't seem to "stick" as easily as they once did,...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Used to. I was DON for an assisted living facility until a couple of years ago. After losing that job to mental illness, I...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. During a period of extended unemployment in my distant past, my mother told me to tell people when they asked, that I am...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Dont do it. What I would tend to do is document something along the lines of 'due to a technical difficulties, photos...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. No, you are not making a mountain out of a molehill. Your guts are correct on this one. Don't do it. VERY bad idea! If...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Let the CNO and/or nurse manager put their names on the falsified documentation. If it's no big deal, they'll have no...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I would personally throw all meds from discharged patients into the discharged patient bin and request new, re-labeled meds...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. If no realistic and objective conversation is allowed, and name-calling, which is beneath this forum, is your only response,...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Wow! I didn't think this thread would blow up so much! Thank you to everyone that has responded. Most of your comments are...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. If someone feels strongly enough to report a problem to the supervisor they should be secure enough to have their name...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Management
  30. It depends on the complaint. If it's a complaint about personality, I'd try to figure out why the complainer is having an...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Management
  31. While that's not a red flag for me, it's a yellow flag. Anybody else feel that way? For some families, providing more...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. Having been a critically ill patient myself, I still believe limits must be set.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. It'll happen again. Part of being a nurse. That and giving it all you have and getting nothing back. It comes with the...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. Now if only WE could fire THEM..........
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. I would tell her that since we don't really know each other that well, that I'm probably not the best person to write a...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Selfish- Geez, settle. Her husband sounds like the selfish one to me
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  37. Whiny? Naw, just a normal person with normal needs Ease up and be a little kinder
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  38. What the what? Oh heck no. This is biggest, reddest flag I ever saw. Regardless of what else is happening, this is a huge...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  39. It occurs to me, he is liking this. He likes the girls "flirting" with him and he seems to be enjoying your discomfort at...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  40. Yes I understand the issues and now it makes me a little nervous on how he is acting. I am trying and will try my best to be...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  41. People always look at me weird when I tell them I would rather work nights. For me, there is a special feeling of doing...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Glad to see all those positives !!!!!!!
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. You must report abuse. However you also need to realize that every time guards "beat up" an inmate is not abuse. Inmates...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  44. It sounds as though the major issue is that you've gotten on the wrong side of this physician and the manager isn't willing...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  45. Don't even get me started on this........ entering a room with sleeping toddler and sleeping parents at 0700 for bedside...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. I've done two medical missions to the extremely rural and poor portions of the Dominican Republic (no running water or...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Kooky- haha I could share for days about my week there! It was such an experience. If you are interested in doing oversees...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. If you have been suspended and want to resign, why not be looking for work with the time your suspension has provided? Then...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Give notice if you can. Otherwise it tends to bite you in the butt later.
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. As I have posted before, an employment attorney assured me that it is not illegal for a previous employer to provide factual...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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