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Joined Apr 8, '11 - from 'in the South'. She has '40+' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'geriatrics'. Posts: 3,858 (76% Liked) Likes: 9,980

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  1. I was working nightshift with a bored goth girl CNA who got up off her chair at around 9:30 and said "that's it,...
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  2. I've told this on another thread, but it REALLY needs repeating. I was house supervisor at a small, rural hospital the week...
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  3. A new nurse at a facility that I used to work at just didn't "get it", even after many weeks of orientation. She was sassy,...
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  4. This isnt mine personally. The administrator pulled the housekeeper in her office to let her go. Apparently when the boss...
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  5. I didn't see anything wrong with it. Those who practice the oldest profession are probably upset the title was switched out...
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  6. I don't advertise I'm a nurse because that will usually lead to people asking for medical advice and telling me about all...
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  7. I once pulled into my neighbors driveway and kept hitting the garage door opener with no effect, only to be annoyed that MY...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. If everyone united, they could close things down, just like if all the truckers united they could close things down, but you...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. We do 12s. If I'm getting the patient back, it can go something like this: Me: Anything new? Other nurse: Nope. Me: Ok,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I have seen twice, and first hand, what happens to a good nurse who tries to bring in a union. One had called the SEIU...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  11. "Same." *Hands stack of shift reports over*
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. What a tacky thing to do. The next time I followed her, and she would not be leaving early ever again, the first...
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  13. "33 bed 1. SOJ-same old Joe". "33 bed 2 ..." Report before and after Joe was normal-fine report; Joe was a verrrrry...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. My worst is driving past my own driveway in the mornings. Happens at least once a month.
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  15. Looking for the tape measure to Measure my kid's abdominal girth while changing a diaper. Putting stuff in the fridge...
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  16. Yes. So much so that my husband is not my POA. My ex-SIL who is a nurse is my POA.
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  17. When I used to live an apt. One time I parked in two parking spaces after a night shift. The neighbor left a nasty note on...
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  18. These have me laughing so hard! Best.Thread.Ever! Thanks OP! meanmaryjean's post about being called in as a dead body was...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I tried to clock out on the hand sanitizer dispenser.
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  20. It's in the er & happens often.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I have a young 'locked-in' ALS with vent, g-tube, colostomy, cath, no communication methods, no narcs, no anti-anxiolytics,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. This reminds me of a gentle giant I once worked with named Danny. These little Pennsylvania dutchified old ladies, who...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Hey it will help with all those fevers!!
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  24. I'm a singer, and can play a mean cowbell! More cowbell?? :cheeky:
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  25. I can sing (like Carol Channing)! And play drums (like a chimpanzee on crack)! Can I be in the band (noise makers in...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Waved my badge at a thermostat on the wall outside the bathroom, expecting the door to automatically open.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Everyone organizes their day differently but I would suggest you introduce yourself to the CNA, get the first and last...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. You know, even when I worked in LTC and had the same patients day after day, I still didn't feel okay about getting a report...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. The babysitter. Yeah, that's what I went to college for, to be called the babysitter.
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  30. I've gotten report before from a nurse who waited until five minutes before I got there to make calls to several physicians...
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  31. "Everyone was asleep when I got here, and slept all night. Otherwise, you worked days yesterday, so you know what's going...
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  32. The funniest thing I was ever told in report (from a male nurse, mind you): "I deep-throat suctioned the patient" I...
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  33. Yep, I've gotten reports like that. Really scary considering it's on ICU patients. The worst for me however, is from...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. What is the funniest/worst/quickest (any adjective) shift report you've received? I was just thinking about one I got a few...
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  35. Many years ago, in the times of an ACTUAL shortage, when we actually received a pension and great benefits, my old employer...
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  36. My hospital just fired two people after they called off sick and were photographed at the Apple Store line waiting to buy...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I became a nurse when I was 48 and I have been a nurse for a year. I work on an inpatient hospice unit. There are things far...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Wow that's beautiful.
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  39. Unless your family really loved you. With advances in medicine if your family really loves you, they can make you suffer...
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  40. I've always felt that way, and yeah, as someone before has said, my biggest fear is to be aware of what's going on but not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. "Wow, I really need to trim baby's nails!"
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  42. Just got home from work. Pulled over because I saw an injured dog laying down. It was a piece of drift wood.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. This was actually from a new mothers forum or magazine...I can't remember. But they were talking about having newborns and...
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  44. I had a friend years ago who just could not adjust to night shift. I recall clearly her telling me of an incident where she...
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  45. Get it written down soon. Any day could be the day you need things in writing.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I'll play the bedpan!
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. I was called to do overtime from 11p to 8a. I kissed my husband goodbye, got in the car and decided to close my eyes for a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I left clinical nursing on December 31, 2013, and after a lot of soul-searching have decided not to try to return. I just...
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    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  49. I am now on permanent disability after being in nursing for 41 years as a staff nurse in a hospital. Many things have...
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    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  50. Have never had (or known anyone who has had) a problem with Waffle House. Might make better tips somewhere else though.
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    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses


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