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mariebailey, MSN, RN (6,844 Views)

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  1. Round-the-clock changing of incontinent briefs (aka adult diapers) for fecal and/or urinary incontinence. I have adapted to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. These are all the things a Unit Secretary or Ward Clerk used to take care of so the nurses could be doing their own jobs. A...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I'm one of those naturally nocturnal people, so my body is used to switching to nights pretty easily now - I blame my lazy...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I was helping another nurse pull a pt. up in bed. We must have had our Wheaties that morning because we bumped her head...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I was explaining the process of a colonoscopy prep to a patient scheduled for one the next morning (this was when we...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. "The IV pump is getting ready to alarm" "The IV needs maintenance" (Alaris pumps scroll 'maintenance fluids' across the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. One evening on my unit the phone rings: Front desk, how can I help you? Caller: "Hi, this is 911 dispatch. Could you...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/2e/bc/5a/2ebc5ad22c0b1ba6e5004f9ae070f6aa.jpg
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. I had a very enjoyable night two nights ago, because for the first time in my nursing history I had a patient who literally...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. "There is a cat over there and it won't stop staring at me."
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. It is a pet peeve of mine when fully capable patients ring out so that I can hand them an item that is totally within reach.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Oooh Oooh ooh who do you wanna block? Lol.
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    Forum: How To Use Site
  13. The PVT trick only works if there is a full moon - unless you are a witch.
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Anyone care for popcorn?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. This^ And I would also say that since the nurse knows that the patient is extremely combative I find it lousy that he/she...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. You think? I would think informing them of pregnancy would be more likely to protect her legally from being terminated for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Now we know why the previous CNA "abruptly quit".Yes, the patient can refuse care if they are competent.Clearly, she is not....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. We don’t want doughnuts and free pens; we want safe staffing ratios so that we can actually care for our patients the way...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. So the other night I was called to assess an unresponsive patient on our locked psych unit. I arrived to find him to look...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. 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
  21. Being neither a newbie nor a crusty old bat - both "sides" are ridiculous at times.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. You called?...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. Or move. Or do night shift. Or work PRN. Or work anywhere​ other than a hospital.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. Flying feces might qualify as a tornado.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. 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
  46. I'll just leave this here ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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


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