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Joined Jan 16, '11 - from 'Not Tellin, US'. She has '3' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med-Surg, Emergency'. Posts: 646 (53% Liked) Likes: 1,209

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  1. Lets see....I have been exposed to TB, infectious menningitis, Hepatitis, and scabies. I actually got scabies...yuk. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. So sorry to hear about your experience. I am also like you, a person who enjoys talking to others, and my past experiences...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. I transferred to ER from the floor last December and here's what I've found: There is no set pattern in the ER. You have...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. ... and don't even THINK about showing what her feet look like! :sstrs:
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  5. I think her nervousness is rubbing off on you. Breathe! It will be fine. You assessed the nephrostomy tube site and the...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. It is a facility driven mandate. Nurses intubate IF they are covered by the facility policy. The problem is...nurses have...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. No. You cannot hit first. And, you are on legally perilous grounds if you hit back. you can verbally deescalate, you can...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. I'd suggest applying for as many ED positions that are available as possible. Perhaps some EMS experience...volunteering in...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Sure -- not all of us attempt to use our occupation as a way to weasel out of things with law enforcement. The two times in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. The first year of any type of new nursing is overwhelming. You will get your groove. You need to learn to close the door...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. If you tempt the hospital gods by bringing in a book or your homework, you're gonna be screwed. Tonight I tempted the gods...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  12. 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...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  13. Why.....in heavens name was she vaping ON THE UNIT?????
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Our hospital's position is no they are not better, because while they solve the problem of some toxins, they aren't toxin...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. I did my thesis on this concept and believe that it depends on the individual's personality traits, character and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Honestly, one thing that would make turnover less is if it was "acceptable" to tell patients that we can't meet their every...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The focus is absolutely on making money instead of serving people. Exhibit A: HCAHPS/Press Ganey scores. Are they for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. You don't need "stuff". You don't need a cute nurse bag. You need .. a sharp eye, an open mind , and a will to roll up...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. I believe it's more facility driven than state mandated. I imagine it probably comes down to liability, most nurses...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Thank you everyone, it was this morning. I survived and so did my "patient". Got some good advice for what to do next time....
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Simple... when my relief shows up and takes report. Unless, that is, I've been requested and have assented to stay over. ...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Well since you were still on the clock I think ignoring a pt is bad form. Heck even when you're off the clock it's bad form....
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. The most scheduling flexibility usually comes with working "per diem" as a staff nurse and/or in some sort of "float pool" ...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. Us ER nurses get each other. We know why we react to situations the way we do, we understand reasoning that seems...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. It's taken me a long time to realise it - apologies to all those nurses who cottoned on earlier than I did, yes. perhaps I'm...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Sigh. Only Americans can move to a foreign country and get mad they don't speak English. I would learn the language and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. If you're staying in Korea, I would take a semester off and take a class to learn the language. Then go back to the nursing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. Between watching TV this morning and this whole Dr. Oz thing And my non-medical FB friends trying to convince me that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. "I don't want to be a pain.." -"Too late!" "Didn't you see my call light?" - "Yes ma'am, but I was pretending I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Nursing is doable. If it's what you want to do.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. 1) Not everyone is going to hear what you say the way you want it heard. 2) Someone is going to be offended, opposed or...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. You guys nit-pick people too much. One of you own kind was just coming here for support and you tore him down. WHY is that??...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Well, I no long have to go to another interview. The hospital that I was really hoping to get hired at called. They...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  34. Why bring a bag to clinical that you must leave unattended? Bring only what you can keep on you and problem solved.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  35. If someone tells me I can't do something, my stubborn side comes out and I prove them WRONG!
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. I love being a nurse, so much that I've been at it for 36 years! When I graduated *1977* I was fully prepared to go to work....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. When she entered the clinic with her husband, you could instantly tell something was wrong. Perhaps it was because her...
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    Article Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  38. Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! Your prehospital experience will make you a competitive candidate for an ER...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  39. Two summers ago I was at the pool with my best friend. At the time she had just finished nursing school and passed her...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. YEARS AGO and I mean YEARS ago...IN the days of all white...we went out after work to the local watering hole. Some butt...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Just a quick story, we are a family of medical professionals, all nursing and the lone Paramedic / Firefighter. Our son,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I would tell my husband..."Sure.... only if she doesn't mid taking care of ours at midnight tomorrow night."
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I've been places where they essentially have two staff meetings back to back to cover both shifts and then they don't have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I was just browsing allnurses.com and found this post - very interesting. I am a foreign graduate from the Philippines....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. Some of these comments don't seem fair. I'm not Filipino, but I work with a lot of Filipino nurses who are competent and in...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. I think it's annoying. I don't mind fund raisers for school kids, though.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Sorry, but you all are just wrong! *LOL* There is only *ONE* television nurse who is worth considering for her value to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Carla from Scrubs. Only TV show that ever gave nurses even close to half the credit they deserve. 14301
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I've posted this before so I hope nobody minds me posting it again here but I find it just fascinating for some reason - the...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  50. Upon graduation from nursing school, we all probably remember reciting the Nightingale Pledge, a modified "Hippocratic Oath"...
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    Article Forum: Nurses Rock


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