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Joined May 18, '10. Posts: 96 (27% Liked) Likes: 45

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  1. Hi all! Haven't posted in a while, but am making a come back. I wanted to do a post that would generate some good moral,...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  2. *unless they've had a hyster, get the pregnancy test *don't let them scare you with "oh, they can never get an IV/my...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. I also agre with what SoldierNurse said. The one coment that i would add is that if the chemotherapy and blood will both be...
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    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  4. Different lumens are different lines for the sake of compatibility, etc. If you can run it through two different IV sites...
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    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  5. We had this debate on my floor once, too. We had a patient who was on a continuous chemo infusion much like the patient in...
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    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  6. Any RN's out there doing Healing Touch?
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    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  7. Your very intelligent. The way you articulate is amazing.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. This absolutely cracks me up...it is so perfect! I am printing it and bringing it to work....
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. Are you sure it's nursing or is it maybe where you work? Not everywhere is a bed of roses, but I agree nursing is tough. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I feel like a failure. I busted my hump to attend nursing school at night and on weekends for 4+ years while I continued to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Most have capsules. I wish all the residents on potassium did. I really would like to find the inventor of K-Dur and ask...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Huh? Can't even imagine any logic behind this argument. Nope - the 'push' for BSN in acute care is being driven by...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. If you look at Oncology Nursing Society, they can tell you when a chemo provider course will be available in your area. The...
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    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  14. The only plus of most hospitals in Riverside County for a BSN is that most have clinical ladder programs and will give you a...
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    Forum: California Nursing
  15. To Mrs. Ed: You are right, I can see how cost of living can make a difference in base pay ranges, I guess it just bothered...
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    Forum: California Nursing
  16. this is not a thread about working as a course mentor.
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    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  17. I don't think you can do your practicum on anywhere but the area you are currently in as you have to put in clinical hours. ...
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    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  18. Great to read such a positive post.Every person thinking about becoming a nurse and every new grad would be blessed by...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. This reminds me of me, also at the start of my career wanting to know everything and trying to plan out each step of the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. As a current nursing student I am pleased to see a post from a nurse who is happy doing what they do. Thank you!
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. As a new nursing student, with a look of awe I would look at experienced nurses and think "Wow....I can't wait until I have...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. We don't have vending machines for coffee/tea/hot chocolate thank goodness! Just snack food - well, chips, candy bars, etc....
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  23. For now...let it go. At least she isn't mean to you...search the boards and you will consider yourself lucky. I wouldn't...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. It takes a long time to get good at doing everything at once. It sounds like your preceptor isn't the best. There are good...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. I can't for the life of me figure out why a nursing student would need to carry around a fleet enema or any of that stuff. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. Aren't any if you the opposite? Every ache might be an osteosarcoma? back pain some spinal abcess? I see more pts who...
    WanderingSagehen
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  27. Well... This is unfortunate. I had no idea "squick" was a real word (with a not so positive definition) ...it's a term I've...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I recognized very early in my career this happens more than it should. I decided that I would NEVER EVER put a tourniquet...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  29. How do you feel after working a long shift? Many people prefer long shifts over the typical 8 hour shifts. Why is that? ...
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    Toon Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  30. I concur having bad and good days that you so speak of:). In fact I am almost ashamed to say that one day I had a patient...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. I always double-check d/c foley to make sure I have the correct pt first. If delegating to a CNA, I say the room # AND the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. As a manager, I often see my staff make mistakes. As a new graduate I made a few myself. Approach your manager. pop your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I can totally relate! However I also believe that hospital staffing policies and acuity issues also contribute to the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. You are doing fine. Sounds like you can use a few days off to recharge as well. You are taking accountability for what...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Can I ever relate!!! I think we all have made our share of mistakes, it happens. I once had an order to dc a cath on a pt....
    WanderingSagehen
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I just started my first nursing job about 4.5 months ago on a very busy med-surg unit. I know everyone makes mistakes,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. That is too much for one semester. I'm not saying that you couldn't do it because I don't know you, but each class is very...
    WanderingSagehen
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  38. Our hospital's policy is that you can wear "earth tone" polish (meaning, purple or green is out, sorry) that must be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. i'm a real nurse who wears gel nail polish. as stated in my previous post this polish does not chip or wear. i wear a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Since I'm a total girly girl, I do wear nail polish. I get gel manicure. The gel polish does not chip like regular polish...
    WanderingSagehen
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Very informative Commuter, thank you. One time when working in the ED I accidently let the rail down on the patients' leg....
    WanderingSagehen
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  42. The first year of nursing is, in countless cases, also one of the most challenging years of a nurse's career because many...
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    Article Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  43. I think this person meant for us not to step in the "puddle" of sarcasm, and they were advocating doing something to stop...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. For me, it depends on what time, before work is. I start each day with coffee. I find that my coffee is best without a...
    WanderingSagehen
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  45. a new graduate nurse with a job? hahahah. yeah that's a good one.
    WanderingSagehen
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  46. The Canadian economy is lukewarm at best. Many of our facilities are understaffed, and more budget cuts coming. Instead of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. I don't understand what you are complaining about? Sounds like you are on a high horse and consider yourself better then...
    WanderingSagehen
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  48. And another thing.. we in the healthcare industry are one of the few who have people knocking on our door for our services,...
    WanderingSagehen
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  49. ROTF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    WanderingSagehen
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. The male vs. female pay comparison is a bit of a canard. I know I make considerably more than female coworkers in my...
    WanderingSagehen
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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