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mariebailey, MSN, RN (6,479 Views)

Joined Mar 2, '11. Posts: 1,087 (59% Liked) Likes: 1,954

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  1. Few things give a new nurse more stress than having to call a doctor or other provider. Other providers include advanced...
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    Article Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Being neither a newbie nor a crusty old bat - both "sides" are ridiculous at times.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. It sounds like you suffer from performance anxiety. I get it if I'm doing something new while being watched. I remember very...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Here is my 2 cents. I was in a BSN program 10 years ago. Professor stated that I did not have confidence and would never...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. In addition to following your employer's policy, there are situations where your nursing judgement comes into play. ...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. The meeting with her the DON and the administration is a red flag. They know this is going on but responded with " it was...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. You called?...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. The threads that I have to avoid before I get sucked in by anger vortexes: fat nurses old nurses tattooed nurses "why...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Any topic that turns into a ADN vs BSN war. People who take offense at everything. Dude, if you don't do what we're...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Or move. Or do night shift. Or work PRN. Or work anywhere​ other than a hospital.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Its been three years since I got a license and I still don't have a job. But I refuse to work in ltc
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Bullying is like the pain scale. It's whatever the patient (or nurse) states it is. Perhaps those nurses who are claiming...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. I do love public health nursing which is impossible to get. I will try again at the health department when positions show...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. IS the hard truth for most nurses definitely new grads is that poop cleaning and urine collection RN jobs are all that is...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. It is hard to be RESPECTFUL yet firm when the patient is a total jerk or needy. I tell them that I have other, sicker...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. The OP is being the bigger person by ignoring the crap her coworker is trying to put on her. There is no reason for the Op...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I have scoliosis and wore a brace as a teen. The back pain is usually tolerable but was excruciating during my pregnancy ....
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  18. Have you ever worked these types of jobs? I always put on my happy face but you can bet I'd complain about some of them...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. There are plenty of FB groups and communities dedicated to wait staff and airline staff, where they can vent about...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. That's right 'cause everyone knows the real danger with shots is a hip injury or even worse: 17633
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  21. New policy in my hospital that we can no longer carry any meds in our pockets, even saline flushes. We have to carry them in...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. RNNPICU sounds like in your experience this was not an acceptable practice, but I can see why carrying medications in your...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. As a student in her final year, the most complex clinical procedure for me has to be cleaning and packing a wound. I did...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Code gray is combative person. If an A&O patient threw that at me or a coworker I'd have trouble not reacting like I do...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Flying feces might qualify as a tornado.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. I numbered things because I don't know how to do the multi-quote thing on my phone. 1. I knew a great nurse with a heavy...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I'll just leave this here ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I could never figure out why so many mothers figured that 3AM was a good time to take their toddler to the ER with an ear...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I get what you are saying :) It's always interesting how different people 'get' different things from reading the same...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. People CAN'T get that obese without some kind of metabolic disorder. Medical science is just beginning to isolate gene...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  31. I feel like it's a complicated combo of many factors. Epigenetics, the new research coming out regarding enzymes and the...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  32. I agree, those were good points made about a snippy reply not being bullying. Nor is it bullying when someone doesn't...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. You may be talking about a chain email, but I was responding to the OP about something "heard on the radio". I have no...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  34. Yeah, I have listened to hours and hours of talk radio from Limbaugh, Hannity, Beck, and Levin. I am terribly familiar with...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  35. Muslims didn't even qualify for religious exemption from combat as do the Amish, etc during the Vietnam war (see Mohammed...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  36. Assessment of the abdomen is important for nursing students, new grads, and veteran nurses alike. For the newer nurses, the...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Do I sense some sarcasm there? However, if her lawsuit does pan out, think about the benefits for nurses everywhere who are...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  38. Brave girl. She took care of Mr Duncan and now she is exposing the indignities and dangers of working in an unsafe hospital....
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  39. I have witnessed multiple cheaters throughout my years of college. I am about to graduate with my BSN in May and there are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. This post is wrong on so many levels. I see no "old thread pulled up to bash you". I just observe your behaviour to other...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Bullying to me is persistent behavior meant to cause other people anguish. Where I work we have a group of people who LOVE...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. But seriously, how far do you take this? Should I refrain from wearing a new fabric blend until RCTs are performed? Should...
    mariebailey
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Not all studies require grant money. No, technically it's not "painting on a fake nail". It's a nail polish that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I love how everyone against gel polish is continuing to say how bad it is, but no one has come up with a published study to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I'm that way, too. I can totally understand if a facility policy is "no polish, period." But to say yes to polish, but...
    mariebailey
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I have yet to find a study that finds gel POLISH harbors more bacteria than regular POLISH. It doesn't.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. No, gel polish does not harbor more bacteria than regular polish. In fact, I would guess that because it's much less likely...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. But can anyone actually point to a study that shows no chip manicures harbor infection causing germs? I have absolutely...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Actually, I do it myself all the time. My favorite part of nursing is the hands-on personal care. I do it myself whenever...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  50. Oh so every nurse that you deem "good", you ask if they were previously a CNA? Every nurse that you deem "bad", you also ask...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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