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  1. You can wound care if you like. Its a certification. There are plenty of lvns doing wound care in the nursing homes. If...
    Sep 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. What are shifts like? I dont even know to answer that question. Too much to go into. Even in the hospital, some depts...
    Sep 18
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. DFW is saturated from what i hear...with transplants and new grads. Youre new. It doesnt help. You shouldve held onto...
    Sep 18
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Nope. I honestly wish that I were one of those people who could work for money. It would make nursing so much easier to...
    Sep 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Meh. Of course, there's credibility. Most nurses know that they're wreaking havoc when they overeat/drink to...
    Sep 3
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Yes, I run. It's cheaper than therapy, booze and drugs.
    Aug 6
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. (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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. - 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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

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