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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: 672 (55% Liked) Likes: 1,339

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  1. They have done lots of studies on workers and in work places in general, You would think that employees would want more...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. When giving a call light, consider saying something like, "Please call me if you're having an emergency, or you feel chest...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. This morning as my bus turned the corner entering the bus stop, I heard a shreik from the back & saw that a woman had been...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Maybe contact the ED manager and let them know you are interested? Thats what I did. I started out as a new grad working in...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. I just want adequate staffing. I'd almost be willing to take a pay cut for that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. No, I am "old and jaded." If I like a job, I am willing to work for relatively little. If I hate it, no amount of money...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. There are some things you could pay me a million dollars a year for, but working on a dysfunctional unit with ridiculous...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I had a GED mother of six graduated lpn 2013 at 34 working on lpn to rn at 35!! You can do it a GED is not a hindrance!!...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. When I teach IV skills to students and residents, I always start with this question: "What's the best size and site for an...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. This bothers me too - I have had someone look me in the eye and beg me to not let them die, and then they did. It is the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Close your eyes while palpating. That's always helped me concentrate on finding the sensation when it's difficult to find.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. If you think they need line & lab, do it now. Use your standing protocols (see above). Don't grab the doc for every pt....
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Bring a protein shake - it is easier to drink some basic nutrition than it is to try to eat something fast with your hands. ...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. -You can't dilute valium. -If families are going to be in a room with a patient and are capable, utilize them to assist...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. And a lesson from this shift: keep a complete change of uniform, including shoes and socks, in your locker. You never know...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. I know you are still a student...we are happy to jump right in after you tell us what your research has revealed to you. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. No! This would violate HIPAA and patient confidentiality and likely get you tossed from your nursing clinical or program...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. The only time we pause is if we draw at the iv site or higher on the same arm. We don't even pause when drawing below the iv...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Exactly stargazer. We have text msg everyday offering overtime to try to obtain enough cover. A bit frustrating when your...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. And if you do have difficulty finding PPs, when you do find them it's good to mark the spot with an X so it's easier for the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I work in a large, downtown academic medical center, and everybody pays for parking. I pay a little over $100/month. In...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Answer: not hanging out on the internet haha
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I advise you to take what you can get in this current job market. That will look better than no job experience because you...
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    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  24. Not really weird, more along the lines of suspicious :sneaky: Lighter and metal spoon (the kind from home) in a patient's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Two entitled visitors were laying on an unclean hospital bed that, just a couple of hours earlier, had been the same...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I was required to do observation in the Peds ED this weekend. It was supposed to be a 4 hour observation only, just to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. Thanks for the encouragement! I did decline an opportunity that presented itself, but I will take the next one that presents...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  28. Nope, never placed a foley for an OB US. I would think it strange as well.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  29. But wait, here's EMS bringing your stroke and the triage nurse just pulled your abd pain out into the hallway with your...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  30. Good info here from the CDC: Information for Health Care Workers | Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever | CDC I am in no way trying...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  31. Take it. The longer you wait to start working the more difficult it will be to get another job offer. Paid nursing...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  32. Take a deep breath. The worst thing you could do is not show up. I can't tell you whether you are getting fired or not. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Oh, for Pete's sake! RNdynamic wasn't talking about anybody on this board! Why is everybody making this about...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. 15507 I was not prepared for all this ugliness when I scrolled down. I work with one, but in my case "she" is a "he".
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. She's loud and outspoken. Markedly unattractive and overweight, in her mid 40s, she describes herself as having been in the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. Guess I'm the oddball...I'd still be a nurse. The only thing I'd change is I would have finished my degree much earlier. I'd...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Please for the love of pickles don't doomsday them. I'm a nurse and last summer 2013 we rushed Mom to the ER. Thought she...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  38. No problem! Your post has been moved into a more appropriate forum. And yes, it is normal for some people to feel like...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. Ok, I'll bite. What keeps me up at night is feeling like what I do is completely useless. I entered nursing to make a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Option A: Enroll in Spanish 101 at a local community college. Option B: Rosetta Stone And buy this book:
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  41. A code in a teaching facility can quickly become a circus. The active responders CAN become impeded by these onlookers. ...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  42. If I didn't know better, I'd say that you were talking about a code that I was on a bit ago; as codes go, it wasn't one for...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  43. In my experience with these situations, the times that things have operated in the smoothest and most efficient way depends...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  44. I would never in 8 million years kiss a patient. And I work with cute little babies and kids. Completely NOT appropriate. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. If that happens, you pick the leader, or the baddest looking one, and you...oh, wait, that's how you survive prison! ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  46. OR - I might tell the tech I need more practice with the system, so I'll enter my own orders for now, but thanks for...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  47. I agree as well. In every student post whenever I see her sn (or GrnTea or RubyVee's) I stop and see what she has to say. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Folks. The bottom line is, all the posts from young whiners crying "bullying" and "NETY" are driving away the longtime,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. I've been a nurse since: we wore caps, extra pair of white stockings in the locker, when gloves were used only for isolation...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. Every now and then, when I'm really tired and on autopilot, I'll pick up an electric thermometer and try to 'shake it...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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