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Joined Feb 24, '11 - from 'North Carolina'. cfaith is a Clinical Quality Improvement Manager. She has '26' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Addiction'. Posts: 55 (24% Liked) Likes: 19

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  1. If someone hits me I'm pressing charges. I've almost had a patient hit me and I gave him the death look and not even...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. It is not acceptable for any health care worker to be physically abused by a patient. NEVER. Your first duty is to keep...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Nurses, here is a quick hand drawn video for you! Enjoy!
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    Video Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. In the hospital's I've worked in the House Supervisor position is not a natural stepping stone to any management position. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Management
  5. The search for my first nursing job was hands down the most brutal, draining, demoralizing period of my life. After all the...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. Well since you decided to throw in your own personal opinion... I guess the fact that him and I study together for...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. So I found this website with a bunch of great practice material for anatomy and physiology and I wanted to share. Not sure...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Is it.... ?
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. I worked in a private top of the line detox that was closed and merged with the psych unit. I got the same thing a lot. I...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  10. I read it a while ago and felt it wasn't very radical. That said, I think they have some good ideas about how to improve...
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    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. There's SMART, which is more cognitively-based than spiritually-based. Self Help Substance Abuse &amp Addiction Recovery |...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  12. Exactly what I was going to say... I was thinking the oral potassium as an example too...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  13. Me too. Most of our patients are on potassium replacement protocols that specify either oral or IV. I can order liquid or...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  14. If it is going to cost more, you may need a doc's order, esp. LTC
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  15. In Canada, so maybe that's the difference but it has never been a problem. I just tell pharmacy that the patient cannot...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. When I have a patient ordered oral potassium who can't swallow pills, I call the pharmacy and have them send liquid KCl...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. I have a weekly email huddle that has about 10 points of interest. I send it out every Friday afternoon and it contains all...
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    Forum: Nursing Management
  18. Sorry, but this is kinda a pet peeve of mine. The word (at least in the US) is lozenge. Hearing "lozenger" gives me...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  19. I think the person to ask is your risk manager or Educator, if you are in a facility. If this is homework, I would lean...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  20. I believe a nursing diagnosis should drive the nursing process. You collect data (assessment), then define the patient's...
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    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  21. Two mornings ago I received a distraught phone call from my mother telling me that my dad, who is suffering with end stage...
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    Article Forum: Nurses Rock
  22. Go to NIDA site. They are free and terrific. I am looking towards getting corrections nurses involved in addictions...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  23. Download Audiobooks online at Audible.com
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    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  24. Changing the form is going from IV to PO or subq. Crush a PO tablet and it's still going in PO, right? As long as you're...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  25. I guess it would depend on the situation....we crush to put in a suspension solution or water to give to our kids because it...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  26. I studied for 6 months to prepare for the CARN examination."Rudman's Questions and Answers on the CARN Examination" from the...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  27. Good to know...thanks for the heads' up! :)
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  28. I received a letter in the mail a couple of weeks ago celebrating my being certified. I wasn't in work today so I don't...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. I don't think you should have been discreet. I think it should have been a big noisy deal to single out and celebrate the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. I'm double ANCC Certified. I studied hard
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. Schooldistrictnurse, RN, BSN, NCSN!!!! I passed the national certification exam!
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    Forum: School Nurses
  32. There will always be people with more. But there will always be more people with less.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  33. What keeps you going? I carry a copy of the little engine that could in my back pack. I think I can, I think I can ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  34. Wow... Bitter much?? I'm sorry - but I'm tired of people trying to dumb down the BSN. How can more education be a bad...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  35. Got a call today. Interviewing for Ortho SNIP TOMORROW!!!!!! Nervous but excited. A shadow interview (shadow for an hour and...
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    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  36. I want to respond to the OP's comment that the preceptor was not "warm and fuzzy" - LOL. As a nurse educator, I train...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  37. Here in MN we have started a new nursing groups from a new format called IM&R, Illness, Management & Recovery. Look it up...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  38. As my mind sometimes does, I've wondered a bit off topic while reading the posts. I'm old....er. The days when I awakened...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  39. I still remember when we wore white dresses! Oh, and caps! Then I worked in an ICU, in scrubs, but still wore that darned...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  40. The way I see it, a uniform is a tool. It is a tool to make you easily recognizable, look competent. When you are 5'3"...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  41. The dissociative mind is really amazing, it's exactly what the trauma survivor needed at the time. Unfortunately, it...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  42. I just get frustrated when the patient who wants/is prescribed pain meds refuses to follow the rules. If we call you in for...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  43. Yep lol. I now realize that I have to ''sell myself'' and even butter up my resume just to get a foot in the door. Before...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  44. I'm a new NP, received my Master's 3 months ago. I have no complaints about the clinical portion of my MSN program. But we...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  45. We have 1 rn and 1 lpn at all times even if only 1pt on the unit, max 12 pts. At 7 pts and higher we get a care provider.
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  46. i think the general accepted staffing ratio for acute detox patients is 1 rn to 12 patients maximum if not located within...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  47. Thorough search of all belongings including searching seams in clothing for possible sewn in contraband, checking for tears...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  48. Wong's "Nursing Care of Infants and Children."
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    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  49. I have worked in settings that have done it both ways: #1 no searches # 2 searches prior to admission. Lock it up and return...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  50. I MISS addictions nursing! Worked in the field for 10 yrs. before State Budget cuts shut one of our units down and we were...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing


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