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  1. We have this going on, though, management doesn't make a big thing out of it because they don't actually want to pay nurses...
    Aug 12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. I just tell them, 'No'. I don't feel guilty at all. I envisioned it being different, with me pulling shifts all week. I...
    Aug 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Yeah. I dream of call-lights that won't shut off, phones that won't stop ringing and I'm yelling under my breath, 'What the...
    Aug 6
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Yes, I run. It's cheaper than therapy, booze and drugs.
    Aug 6
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. Weird question. You're not just pouring formula & meds down the g-tube. You have to 'check placement' and pull...
    Jul 30
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. This post has me laughing. I used to work with a nurse like this. It's almost like they're 'one-upping' you, isn't it? ...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. (1) A nurse grabbing a sheet from her orientee's hands, stating in a raised voice that "its too sloppy, give it to me" so...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. I recently did CPR on one of my pts and have come to believe in the effectiveness of compressions first(or only) CPR. Like,...
    Jul 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I handle nursing by 'detaching'. I talk about my work situations with friends who find these interactions hilarious. I...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. shrug Whatever poster said that detachment is necessary wasn't lying. I function well and do my job. I've been called a...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. Just don't speak to the woman, at all. Listen to whatever she says and go on about your business. She's not in the chain...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. - A cursing, fighting 'eloper' who won't take meds or allow bs checks + insulin. - Anyone who rides the call light. ...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. This is half the reason why I want to go to the hospital. I need a job where I don't have to be bothered with aides. I...
    Jun 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. I first entered healthcare at a time when they were allowed to throw temper tantrums. Yelling and throwing things. Saw it...
    May 14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. You speak/type with a lot of absolutes. Always surviving...and devastated...disheartened...and 'everyone's cruel and...
    May 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. I got in late so my schedule has lots of late starts but at least I get to sleep in: Mon:10-12; 1-3 Tue: 8-12; 1-3...
    May 7
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  17. Sometimes, you've gotta piece your experience together. LTC facilities work like this in my area, too. There usually...
    May 7
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Most of my embarrassing nurse moments happen when I'm out in public. - When you're in the freezer section of the...
    May 5
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. - If I see a 'don't eat/drink' sign, I don't. - I wouldn't be reporting the eaters. That's just unnecessary. - Other...
    May 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Yeah, some of my aides are older. I learn from them. They're the good ones. Maybe they think the nurse in question is an...
    May 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations

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