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Joined Jul 26, '10 - from 'CA'. sandyfeet is a RN. She has '2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Emergency Nursing'. Posts: 402 (38% Liked) Likes: 317

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  1. The secret bathroom is KEY to survival! I have the key codes to 2 different department's bathrooms, and also have another...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. I like how this thread has turned into "let's gross out a pre-nursing student".:facepalm: I didn't feel nausea very often...
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Done! You may want to add to your data the department of the nurses who took this survey; some of your questions I answered...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  4. Good luck with your program! And good luck with the rest of your pregnancy! Make sure you know your absence policies for...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. I don't think the point of this post was to stop being the best nurse one can be or stop caring about having high standards....
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Congratulations Ruby! I know as my preceptor backed away my stress levels increased and I felt sure I was about to kill...
    Mar 25
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Good luck on your interview! The ED will not have a rhythm like what you are used to. Patients come and go at different...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. (As I wheel out a frequent flyer/ETOH'er/manipulative patient, telling him he can't stay) Patient: You're cold. Me: I'm...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. What I would chart is something like "Patient complains of SOB. (further explanation of current respiratory symptoms) NP...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. I viewed the categorization on this website as recognizing that Emergency Nursing is a specialty. If you are a member of...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Because then the hospital can pay a sitter even less than a CNA! I was a sitter before I was an RN. Once I alerted the...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. It makes me sad to hear that nurses even have to deal with this. It is a really depressing state of affairs and I would...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. If you use the call light, your request can be delegated properly. Often times something can be handled appropriately by a...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Yup, the hand sanitizer. I saw another nurse put it on top of the tape but I think it works better to peel off a little...
    Mar 10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. I use the hand sanitizer. I think an alcohol swab wouldn't be enough liquid.
    Mar 10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. I use alcohol gel to loosen up the tape before pulling it off their skin. People like this because it doesn't pull arm hair...
    Mar 9
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. Many years ago I had a roommate whose father was a retired firefighter. He gave me a sticker to put on my car, something...
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I have to agree with The Commuter. The idea of seeing non-emergent prescription refills, admitting healthy patients to the...
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. My first med error happened in a code sepsis. To make a long story short, several nurses were helping me get in boluses,...
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I do CBI all the time. 50mL an hour is way too slow and defeats the entire purpose. You were right to question her! She...
    Feb 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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