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By NurseOnAMotorcycle

Joined Jan 16, '11 - from 'Not Tellin, US'. She has '4' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med-Surg, Emergency'. Posts: 705 (56% Liked) Likes: 1,461

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  1. I'm an RN that's also a Paramedic. Prehospital care is very different from nursing care. EMT is more akin to CNA in terms of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. An EMT program is nothing like a RN or LVN program.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Business casual, slacks and a blouse.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Congrats on your acceptance! i think you should just dress simple yet professional - i.e. Collared shirt and slacks or nice...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. If my husband were dumb enough to guilt me that way, he'd get "suck it, you do it" with no editing, sugarcoating, or...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. "For instance when I told my husband that I was having, say, Tuesdays as MY day, he went immediately into...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. I love that! I get a massage every month - and thankfully we have a chiropractor in town that will see me after so that I...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  8. I sleep when I sleep. If I cant and its winter I go for a quick snowmobile ride after work then sleep.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. My observation over the years (decades) has been that lots of nurses don't take good care of themselves, physically or...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. Yes, exhausted working nights, dealing with coworkers who fight and bicker all shift, patients who are never satisfied. ...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. Is this enough "burn out" for you?
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. I have a older patient who is post CVA, minimally verbal, and generally a very tough cookie to work with. I don't think he...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. When I saw this thread pop up last night, I pulled out the Orville Redenbacher, put my glass in the freezer, and broke out...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Old people suck. Young kids don't get it. Rinse, wash repeat. Move along
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Oy, another Tattoos versus Non-Tattoos thread. Well, it's been at least two weeks since it was last debated, so....guess...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Im a 1st year nursing student on the road to receiving my bachelors. Im here to tell you not to give in no matter how much...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. I find on the ambulance I am doing more hugging now since we are now working patient's in cardiac arrest for 20 minutes and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. As NurseOnAMotorcycle said the skills will come with time and getting a job in ER as a new nurse is great and will look...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. I will hug a patient on occasion if they initiate the hug. I don't want to invade anyone's personal space w/o their...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. I have had patients who want to hug, and I honestly pick and choose! If you're drunk and were abusive to staff but want to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. I'm a hugger. I give hugs freely unless it's a creepy male patient.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Yell "It's Ebola!" And run as fast as you can. Lmao, jk!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Zombie code blue....go!!!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. A pt comes in dead....that should get you started
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. BOSTON's FAVORITE TIPs and USELESS KNOWLEDGE!!!! I used to sit on bags for the transfers to a trauma center via...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  26. My very first job was at a poor small rural hospital that could not afford anything. It was amazing that we could afford to...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  27. Yep. I'm always straight up with them. I don't care what anyone does, I'm here to take care of them. Managing their life...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  28. My personal take on the drug seeking thing: I pull a sympathetic face and tell them how worried I am that their pain is so...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  29. It's amazing how patients always say they can't provide a urine sample, but when I inform them of our policy to give them 20...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  30. I have worked where opioid + benzo has been defined in policy as conscious sedation. As well as where any IVP benzo meant...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  31. Our protocol for procedural sedation: pt on cardiac monitor/pulse ox, crash cart in room, suction hooked up, monitor...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  32. I would say that considering the intent was for a reduction of a shoulder dislocation, regardless of medication...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  33. Hey, there. Here's a hug from me to you. (((((hugs))))) Although I am not officially personality-disordered, I can...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  34. In the US NGT insertion is within the scope of RNs and in most states, LPN scope also. If you are in the Philippines...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Nurse Doctor - I just stated it here to indicate that i am a nurse by profession before i became a doctor. I was a nurse in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Kcwestportboy, I'm so sorry that happened to you. I hope you recovered well. Just as a reminder to those from the general...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  37. There is always that ONE person...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  38. Sign here, sign here. Lobby is a left and then straight through the double doors.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  39. Just a vent, everyone. Dear patient, I cannot fix your problem of 3+ years in the ER on Sunday evening. I am sorry...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  40. Thanks I am They are supposed to remove half of my sutures tomorrow.....I have about 60....unbelievable. IN the ED you...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  41. So don't be an OR nurse. I think you can still be a nurse. We all have something that makes us feel a bit faint. Doesn't...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. My hospital has been preparing for Ebola for months; a multidisciplinary workgroup, all experts in their areas, created...
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    Article Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  43. Weird. I feel the same way about me working day shift.
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  44. Show me an ambulatory six year old WITHOUT bruises and I'll get worried!
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  45. I always say "Sorry you feel that way. This isn't a prison, you're free to choose your hospital"
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  46. This is when I silently start praying.......Lord, HAALLPP!! Me keep my cool. Thank you God I work for you and not man. ...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  47. When a patient says "this ER sucks or this hospital sucks", I remind them that they don't have to be here. This is America...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  48. Deep breath. Use a paper brain (lots of examples on here to look at and use--check on the search function). Know where...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  49. I find it funny, ironic really, that people who are finding offense at a SINCERELY innocent choice of title to a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. Absolutely, he was baiting you, and trying to gain some control over his situation by shocking/insulting you. I've found...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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