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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 1, Emergency 3'. Posts: 720 (57% Liked) Likes: 1,495

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  1. I don't get the beef. I have worked with some excellent nurses and excellent medics, not-so-excellent nurses and medics,...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Nothing except the ability to remain gainfully employed.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. If an RN is responding to a code in the mall and has the same equipment and meds (or more) as the Paramedic, you can bet...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Don't bother. They might never really understand. Some people just don't. You are not doing this for them, are you?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Tell your family that you've decided against nursing. You've discovered it's such an unimportant job that the hospital you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I'm a retired PICU nurse and on rough days, some of us ( me included) would joke that we needed a job as a school nurse. ...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Like what? Nurses in my department intubate, are trained in emergency cricothyrotomy , and needle decompression of tension...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. This is totally subjective and will be based on what each person finds stressful. The only way you can decide which unit...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. OP, I think the best bet for you would be to shadow on each unit if possible. Find out about nurse to patient ratios, if...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Honestly, this is a really bad question....and NOT because it's not worth asking, it IS....it's just that every single...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Recently, the department I work for at my hospital received a significant national award for excellent patient outcomes. The...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Anyone who has ever taught student nurses knows that no matter what they think, and no matter how much they've been CNAs in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. The American Red Cross. We have all heard about it, but how did it begin? Clara Barton took supplies to battlefronts...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Over a year ago I posted the question: why are nurses complaining so much about how rude patients and families are. I know...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. If I have learned anything, it is that every class, race, gender, religion, creed, sexuality, education level, background...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. "Bottom line is, I haven't encountered bad behaviors that frustrate me from people of high ed, high socio compared to the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Maybe you haven't had that "yet". Or maybe YOU are reacting to the well educated/higher socio/VIP differently than you do...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Thank you for this post. I have been wanting to ask fellow nurses their opinions on this topic, but was worried that I might...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Yes, you're overthinking this. And possibly, you're overlooking the cross-disciplinary team/camaraderie atmosphere that...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Have you visited the department? What do most of the other nurses wear? If it is mostly one or the other, go with that. If...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Yes, you're making a bigger deal or of it than you should. I doubt anyone will think you're a doctor, but If someone thinks...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Problem is, when you can't get a hold of the family, and there is no way to send these poor souls home alone. They don't...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Every year, during the holiday season, we have an influx of patients that seemed to have been dropped off in the ED for the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Sheehy's is the ER manual. There should be at least one copy available in your department.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. The ED follows the 80/20 or 90/10 rule whichever you like. 90% of your patients will be 10% of the diseases.... You will get...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  26. I'm an ER nurse and that is all I know. It can be fun and exciting, it can be overwhelming, and sometimes it is awful. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Hate to burst your bubble but the ER is not all codes and death and trauma. Its 95% boring clinic and 5% terror.
    NurseOnAMotorcycle
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Other: The current "Customer Service" craze.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. That is because with the surplus of nurses looking for ANY job, we are expendable. You don't like the job,don't let the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. If forgot to add that after 30 plus years of eating a meal in 5 minutes or not eating for the 8 or 12 hr shift, it takes a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Is it legal for your employer to give you an appropriate nursing assignment? Of course. is it fair to you and your...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  32. A very nice card with a sincere note about what you enjoyed most about working with that particular preceptor. Best gift I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Sounds like a bit of burnout. You are too busy making sure everyone is ok but not filling your own glass. Time to take care...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  34. 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
  35. An EMT program is nothing like a RN or LVN program.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. Business casual, slacks and a blouse.
    NurseOnAMotorcycle
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. Congrats on your acceptance! i think you should just dress simple yet professional - i.e. Collared shirt and slacks or nice...
    NurseOnAMotorcycle
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. If my husband were dumb enough to guilt me that way, he'd get "suck it, you do it" with no editing, sugarcoating, or...
    NurseOnAMotorcycle
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  39. "For instance when I told my husband that I was having, say, Tuesdays as MY day, he went immediately into...
    NurseOnAMotorcycle
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  40. 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...
    NurseOnAMotorcycle
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  41. I sleep when I sleep. If I cant and its winter I go for a quick snowmobile ride after work then sleep.
    NurseOnAMotorcycle
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. Is this enough "burn out" for you?
    NurseOnAMotorcycle
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  45. 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...
    NurseOnAMotorcycle
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  46. When I saw this thread pop up last night, I pulled out the Orville Redenbacher, put my glass in the freezer, and broke out...
    NurseOnAMotorcycle
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  47. Old people suck. Young kids don't get it. Rinse, wash repeat. Move along
    NurseOnAMotorcycle
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. Oy, another Tattoos versus Non-Tattoos thread. Well, it's been at least two weeks since it was last debated, so....guess...
    NurseOnAMotorcycle
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. 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...
    NurseOnAMotorcycle
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. 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


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