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By MedChica

Joined May 18, '10. Posts: 449 (47% Liked) Likes: 627

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  1. Unfortunately, the frustrated answer to this is nothing more than politics. We have an ADN who does not even meet the...
    MedChica
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I totally agree. Think of the bully as a stray mutt, and imagine that the victim is a house-trained golden retriever. If the...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Unfortunately, bullying is an unpleasant fact of working life for far too many employees in our society. And surveys have...
    MedChica
    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Commuter, I'm sure you'll get some negative responses regarding yelling back, but as a gal who has been confronted with...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Certainly obnoxiousness isn't helpful in a workplace as important as health care. It's obstructive to patient care.
    MedChica
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. My two cents: To confuse "obnoxiousness" with "bullying" does not help to deal with either. Just because someone is...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. You are very right about my last paragraph, it was not well thought out and you are right to feel that way. I do apologize...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. I just want to be clear: I don't think thicker skin has anything to do with your boss using intimidation to make you do...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Respectfully, I disagree. The fact that the OP felt bullied may mean that she was bullied, but it is far more likely to...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. The comment by the manager sounds condescending and a bit rude, which is a form of bullying!! Sorry to be argumentative...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. One of the biggest buzzwords these days is "bully", and it is often applied where it has no business being applied. The...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. No, that is not bullying. It may be bad management, and you may not like it or be able to feel comfortable with their style,...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. hmm. it is not that i don't like coworkers... it is more that i don't trust them. aren't nurses supposed to be the most...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. The cheerleaders can teach you many things about office politics. Pay attention and you might learn their survival skills....
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Kaley1, I'm glad you're getting a lot of support on this site from nurses in various regions of the country. I'm sure you've...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Don't know how to PM someone...Kaley, I have experience in this area and would love to give some advice if you are...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Ha! Well, if it makes you feel any better, I know the whole thing is unusual! As for drama, I am a very easy going person...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Your welcome!! Even I will respect you as a person and professional. When I am at work, ALL emotions get checked at the...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Wow! All I can say is thank you all so much for all of your input, stories, links, support and encouragement! It really...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. I have no direct experience with a transitioning colleague. But you know what -- I don't CARE if you're gay, straight,...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. The one thought that is foremost in my mind is avoid drama. I worked with one gal moving from female to male. Every...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. I agree. I am not the one who will join the gossip. I am simply stating what I know we as people can expect.
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. First, this post is about seeking all sides of issue not just support. REread the initial opening thread. It states "How...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I think people are confusing the words respect and trust. I respect everyone and trust no one. Lol! Respect shouldn't be...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. I could not disagree with this mindset more. You can't respect someone you don't know? Do you apply that principle to your...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Communication is key to a situation like this. If there are issues that you are concerned about, then approach her like a...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. There are plenty of miserable, unhelpful, burnt out people persisting in nursing despite reaching their limit and breaking...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. The 'standard' recommendation ranges typically between 25 and 35 ml/kg/day of water. Standard tube feeding formulas, such...
    MedChica
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I agree with icuRNmaggie. As a new nurse, you need to practice conflict management, and this is an opportunity. (I have...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Get out of LTC. Bad CNAs are in hospitals too, but it was nowhere near as bad in my experience.
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. This is the look that got me a job in ICU. 14314
    MedChica
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I find it pretty outrageous that people are blaming the OP and saying they are "looking for abuse" and "using the...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. I see no statement of support in your post. How would you like us to support the OP? I made a statement of fact that...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. Teethotamales, it really kills me that you are hurting so badly, and I wish that there was something that I could do to take...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. Really? You truly believe that in the entire make up of the United States, including every state and commonwealth, there...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. I am reading an extremely emotional post. Part of your problem could be that... you are over emotional in real time. That...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. Honestly, I went cross-eyed after your 2nd post. I'll probably get hissed out of the room for this, but my feeling is...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. As a side-bar, I am also an Army vet (as well as being old enough to be the mother of every medical student on this forum)...
    MedChica
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. relax guys and read - no ADLs is a clown looking for a circus and no, you don't change diapers in LTC, you change briefs...
    MedChica
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  40. I had a hard time just reading this and not responding. If caring for a persons basic need is too far below your importance...
    MedChica
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  41. I was a brand new nurse and ran into a patient's room I had never seen before after hearing a loud crash and saw the patient...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  42. Eh. Whatever. In all likelihood, they probably could run circles around new grad RNs. Just do your job and ignore their...
    MedChica
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. Wasn't there someone last week who was too bubbly to be a nurse? Perhaps this forum should be called "All Drama Queens" the...
    MedChica
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  44. Hold up are you saying you failed because of your communication problem and stuttering? I don't know why nursing schools...
    MedChica
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  45. I have heard of students doing med errors, missing clinical and showing up inappropriately dressed and not one of them got...
    MedChica
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  46. Well I prayed along with my family and they are allowing me to proceed and graduate. I thanked the Lord and I will...
    MedChica
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  47. Short pointers on documentation. Remember when you document act like you are painting a picture. When a person read your...
    MedChica
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  48. I HATE to read a nurse's note that concludes with "will continue to monitor" Really? How often? Monitor what,exactly?...
    MedChica
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  49. I could be wrong but part of the problem may be a lot of us go into nursing because we're big ol' bleeding hearts. Very...
    MedChica
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. "NETY!" is also the rallying cry for the perpetually aggrieved, and it annoys the heck out of many of us who don't shoot...
    MedChica
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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