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  1. Some nurses take issue with the agencies "taking over half of what's mine" but I don't feel that way at all. LET them deal...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. Thank you! I decided not to take the position. I felt really worried about it last night, and did a good bit of research on...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. OK - the error was due to a lapse of the "5 rights"... very common. Corrective action needs to focus on the behavioral...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. In some programs, that could be grounds for dismissal. We are not allowed to purchase or use test banks. We can use the...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. I disagree. I don't have any of the problems you guys are talking about on this thread. I have a life. I went on vacation...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Believe what you want. However: Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent. . ...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. I tried to PM you but your inbox is full. I plead the 5th in public.
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  8. Well, I'm in the military. :) Even in the military, physicians may at times outrank you, but there is still a nursing...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. When a hospice patient is hospitalized for a condition unrelated to the hospice terminal diagnosis it is common practice...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. Our philosophy at work is that if the patient was at home they would be taking them whenever they pleased.Usless it's drug...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. No problem! I was hoping someone would be able to use what came to me in a moment of desperation, standing in front of a...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. We can't give legal advice here per our TOS. You--and your company's attorney--need to consult with the hospital's legal...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. you ARE soliciting. You are making them aware and providing an incentive to purchase. Just like a paid commercial on TV....
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Check your conflict of interest policy. No company is allowed to provide any food or free items at our hospital anymore.
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I agree that you need to check with you employers' policies on solicitations, etc. It would not be allowed at my hospital....
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Yea hands on is the best experience. Some schools dont give you as much opportunity at hands on as they should so i agree...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. I've practicing clinically for many years, and I've taught in both ADN and BSN programs, and, as a clinical instructor, I...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Having an instructor who will help you review is great -- but that class session should NOT have taken place at the...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Our facility is now investigating a Facebook thread about nursing students acting inappropriately while on clinical...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. The half-life of diazepam is 30-60 hours. It takes about 4 half-lives for a drug to be pretty much (though not entirely)...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. The thing about travel nursing is this: Employers who employ travel nurses pay a LOT of money for an experienced nurse who...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Washing with soap and water is the best method according to all research. Everything else peels the skin off of my hands,...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  23. As a Filipino, I understand where some (or many) nurses from the Philippines are coming from as to why they need to migrate...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  24. That's a case of the teacher needing to use some common sense, I think. Common sense would say to send kids with any obvious...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. The person who started the D5 bolus would be culpable. You should be able to trust your co-workers...however this one...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  26. I've been a pediatric nurse for almost 7 years and I don't have- nor have I ever had- a "pediatric" stethoscope. I find the...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  27. DO NOT TRUST THEM! Sign NOTHING! They will look for any way out of this...they are going to claim it isn't work related...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. OP, you've had great advice on this touchy question. I'd encourage you to do just as the posters before me have described. ...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  29. There is no US state that requires ACEN (or CCNE, the other national accrediting organization for nursing programs)...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: California Nursing
  30. There's a basic premise in work comp that if they hire you and you are injured, they have to cover you. This includes if you...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Ditto that you shouldn't leave meds at the bedside. Most often, the admin time printed on MAR is an arbitrary protocol...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  32. In my professional opinion; Notify the prescribing provider and get the orders changed. An alert and oriented patient may...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  33. it appears mom neither got a permission slip nor a Dr.'s order to have fun
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing News
  34. What do the orders say? I have never checked residual from a J-tube... ever. The jejunum is not like the stomach.
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  35. I'm with KelRN215 on this one. Because the JT empties into the small bowel there should BE no residuals. In fact, on my unit...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  36. You both have very valid remarks - thanks much. I know that many students while they list a specific school (and usually...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Site Feedback
  37. The old "critical thinking" still stands-- nursing students need to be able to develop these skills by the time they become...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  38. Acknowledging that anecdote is not the singular of data, I offer the following tale. As a legal nurse, I had a case once...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  39. All I have to say is that people who think they know everything a really annoying to those of us who do know everything. ;)
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. To make a long story short, I am an international nursing student about to graduate in LV. I am aware of the fact a regular...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  41. Far too often I've heard nurses who couldn't say how long ago they first observed the seizure..."uh, 2...3 minutes?" ...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  42. Well, no, but assessing the patient is an action anyway. Honestly, I think you're splitting hairs at this point. The...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  43. I worked in Neuro for 5 years and I say A. It takes half a second to note what time the seizure began and that's going to...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  44. MRI cannot confirm or deny seizure activity. There are plenty of people with epilepsy who have normal MRIs. As Jan said, a...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  45. Get the brain working or help you with your homework? This looks like a question copy/pasted from somewhere, and if that's...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  46. You don't have to believe it but it is a fact. Boston is not recruiting foreign nurses currently.
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: International Nursing
  47. Why on earth did this other student call to have you Baker Acted? Who did she call? It can only be issued by judges, law...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. Your school should have counseling available to students. If I were you I would take advantage of that opportunity. This...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. I don't see how this translate to nurses eating their young . . . . I wish that phrase had never been released on a...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. Especially nasty things left out for 12 hours during days.
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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