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  1. It seems unfair to me to make sweeping statements like "I would never......" (fill in the blank). None of us have a crystal...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  2. I like America. I'm proud of this wonderful nation. I was born and raised here. I love my country, warts and all.
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  3. The 2nd cousin, once removed, who wants to keep you alive until you change your will.....THATS who would lie. I thinks...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Yes, if they code me and I don't happen to have my POLST Form on me, then I will sue for assault and battery!! Do Not...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. I have been in HH 28 yrs, and my simple ans to this question is NO! If u cover all the bases this job is basically never...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. I had the same question as well.
    MomRN0913
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. You supervise your aides, if they're not doing their job, that's kinda your problem. If you don't trust them to record...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. If they are trained to document then they should be doing their job.....facilities I have worked the CNA does not document
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Usually 3-5 years bedside experience ISO that you are familiar with procedures and documentation as well as standard of...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What about the flu shot the person thought they got and didn't? What if that person gets the flu (because they didn't get...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. So one of the people thinks they got a flu vaccine when they didn't?
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. My best friend (not unattractive) has one of those mean faces, it is what drew me to her. I literally remember thinking...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. I went from ICU to Hospice, and I have found it to be a great transition. I was never really the "adrenaline junkie" type,...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. It's not necessarily the morphine that makes them "sleep". That's part of the dying process, and while yes, morphine is a...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. Old timers disease.
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. ammonia = pneumonia?
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I do not think an ethics committee needs to be involved to remove a tube feeding, an IV, a vent, or to turn off a...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  18. yes, it'd be highly unethical to disregard a pt's wishes, even if the nurse personally/morally disagrees with it. afterall,...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I'm on call right now and it's...well, you know....I'm a hospice nurse - NEVER tell someone a visit won't take long, no...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. In our grad school we believed that there was something in the air, perhaps in the water or on the chairs, that facilitated...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. Therapeutic communication and cultural sensitivity.
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. when I worked in the hospital, I would make up an admit packect and leave it at the nurses station. If I didn't make one up,...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. Such as going to work sick? That is not a sacrifice it is a bad decision. The patients deserve a nurse who is fully alert...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Management at my place of employment will cancel peoples' shifts without one morsel of guilt if census drops below a certain...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I was not "called" to be a nurse, and I personally don't believe it is a calling. I give my job my all, but I do not...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I am curious as to what makes all the staunch defenders of our profession so sure that the people in the event will assume...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  27. Good lord. It's not like she's prostituting. She's wearing a costume to a party, for goodness sake.
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  28. Home Health is the only business I know of that expects their nurses to do the job of 3 people and only get paid for 40...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  29. The issues here are two. First, is morphine the correct drug for this patient? Morphine is contraindicated in patients...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  30. Been doing that for years in real life and right here on allnurses-it's just venting,decompressnig.If you think it's...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. We are not making fun of the patients, its often the situations that are funny. Its usally the humerous things that nurses...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. I don't wonder at all. I am quite certain it happens a lot. In fact, I am confident that I have witnessed it.
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  33. Aaaaaaand that little "must do" would effectively spell the end of CheesePotato's nursing career. Really. Because my mind...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Please tell us what you are thanking your patients for.
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. As I mentioned in one of my posts there are many reasons why one may not have reliable family to leave their children with...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  36. Gotta love the self-righteous responses "but who will take care of the patients?!?!" "this is what it means to be a nurse!" ...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  37. Night shift doesn't get paid for the entire night as holiday pay anyway. For instance, if I work Christmas night, I believe...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. It would probably be beneficial and more cost effective to try and determine which supplies you'll need and quantity and try...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I've absolutely no experience in this situation so take my thoughts with a grain of salt. I think it might be more...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. It sounds like you're blaming nursing because of the perceived sacrifices you made to join the ranks. All I can say is that...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. I've been a home care RN for 8 years now. At first, I did a lot more work after I was off the clock. Now, I do my reports...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  42. I think you're being overly sensitive. Perhaps the instructor senses a weakness and is trying to pull more out of you....
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  43. I only asked people if what I was seeing was normal. All the negative and hateful remarks surprised me. I know I am...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  44. Cigarettes and Zoloft....
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  45. Venting on the phone after a particularly bad shift with my best friend from nursing school, Xanax, and reading a good book...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  46. I drink alot
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  47. Weed.
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  48. Repulsive? This is more than a little harsh. The OP wasn't demeaning the work of the CNA, simply saying that she...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  49. i have done a lot of hospice and they will die either way you go, so send them out peacefully. i have given so much...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. no if they are actively dying then you are only making them comfortable, they are going to die whether or not you give them...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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