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By kiyasmom

Joined Apr 27, '04 - from 'Atlanta, GA'. kiyasmom is a BSN student. She has '8' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Pediatrics'. Posts: 804 (15% Liked) Likes: 406
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  1. I was in the exam room with the doc and he had just finished examining a pt's ears. I moved the floor-mounted scope arm...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  2. I Was helping another nurse change out a pt in the ER. Once we had him changed he said, "oops, sorry!" The nurse I was with...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. This thread made me laugh so hard. How about this: During my pediatric clinical rotations in nursing school, I was assigned...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. This thread went in directions I never thought of! LOL! The grandparents can be interesting.
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. I have one case with cameras. They are not hidden. Father can activate them remotely and is often away. One nurse was ready...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. I'm a woman and I don't want to see Mom's labia or boobs hanging out of her night clothes. Sorry. It may be her house, but...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. BBM: May I respectfully ask what your issue is with a parent wearing nightclothes to sleep in in their own home?
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. Yes, I've had one even announce that she was installing the cameras to "catch" nurses for evidence for the upcoming...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. Speaking of the possible cameras... I go into every house assuming that I am being filmed. You cannot know that you are not...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. Gotcha. Guess one of the independent nurses will possibly have to be the bad guy. Another route to consider (done this...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. She could be lying about cameras. She may not be. Cameras can be hidden in so many different every day functioning objects....
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. That's best left to the supervisor. If the nurses discuss it with her, she may resent the nurse or think there is more to...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. I am totally not saying everyone involved doesn't have a reason to not want the case... But... Has anyone just stopped and...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. I've worked with nurses that tell on other nurses. Those nurses usually **** off the family and end up gone off the case. ...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. I can never be sure what I would or wouldn't do in any given situation. Usually. In this case I don't think I'd make it...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. Those cases suck. Good thing you have a nurse on your side on that case. I am one of those nurses that tries to share info...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. To OP - No offence intended, really. So I WAS surprised as when I saw your name, I recognized it as one I read freq and...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. Oh and don't forget the ones who wash dishes, do laundry, clean up after pets, etc. I look like a lazy nurse because I won't...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. Honestly you need to walk away. Clearly you realized there was much more to the story with the legal battle between the...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. I don't consider being called a "glorified babysitter" a perk for any professional.
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. Oh, and for the ample down time...not all cases offer that. Many higher skilled cases are really that busy. Doesn't matter...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  22. If one nurse is on track to have six weeks off this year, it is because the agency allows her to do this. And, in reality,...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  23. One of the benefits if this job is choosing your hours/days worked. You are not the primary caregiver. The parents sign...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  24. They should want us. We're the ones that have mastered the art of dealing with the difficult/nutty parents. We could raise...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  25. Ventmommy is not a nurse. :( Ventmommy has many, many years of critical care EMS and fire department EMS experience. :) And...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  26. of course we do. i dont understand why thats so surprising though. I guess its more ironic in a medical profession than it...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  27. I haven't worked as an RN in home health yet, but I have worked as a CNA full time throughout school for almost 2 years and...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  28. Hope you cousin finds something soon. It's tough as an independent contractor these days. :madface:
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  29. Wow... the parent to talked to the OP and acted like she was relating a first-hand experience story...SO WEIRD. I would...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  30. The OP stated that the parent had an "emergency" which would be an unforeseeable event. Perhaps she had no time to arrange...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  31. Good....that is the best decision
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  32. Sorry, but if I had to sit on a bar stool all night long, I'd be bringing my own folding chair! I don't mind not having tv...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  33. My agencies follow the policy of leaving the patient with a responsible (sober) adult. We are not expected to provide...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  34. Why would she call the desk staff when she read this on a discussion board? If this mother is nakig statements and changing...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  35. The mom should have made plans to cover for herself if she wasn't going to be back....now she wants to throw the nurse under...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  36. Ev'rybody, Imma gonna let you finish, but I want to hijack this thread for a moment to say "Congratulations" to Ventmommy...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  37. As an adoptive and foster parent, we are just as much moms as any other mom that births a baby. Nonsense like that...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  38. Probably the same phenomenon that happens with parents on group support sites complaining about how bad nurses are. It's...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  39. I need a jaw dropping smiley. Good grief! The lady is nuts! They make pills for that.
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  40. I think families knowing how much I ate during my shift would be more embarrassing than them knowing I was on my period. :D
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  41. I always wrap mine in a baggie and take them home for disposal, I don't want dogs getting into the garbage can... Can you...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  42. Oh.My. Best parent story ever. EVER. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  43. TMI, way TMI :)
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  44. i'm starting a phrase response book I fired the nurse - how's that working for you I'm the boss - just because you're...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  45. Kiyasmom- we need more like you. :) Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  46. Further down on this board we had a similar topic going, called "Online support groups = trashing nurses" or something like...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  47. This post bothered me quite a bit. I have been on this forum for awhile and have always enjoyed the positive and safe...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  48. ask yourself what it really is you want to accomplish do you want to satisfy your outrage do you want better communication...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  49. Well written. I try to put myself in the shoes of a parent when I work. But at some point they seem to feel entitled and act...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  50. I run into the things described in the OP on a daily basis. The first sentence out of my current client's mother's mouth...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing


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