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By MAtoBSN

Joined Apr 14, '11 - from 'PA'. MAtoBSN is a N Supervisor - SNF/Rehab/LTC. She has '15' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'SNF/Rehab. Pediatrics. OBGYN.'. Posts: 73 (14% Liked) Likes: 18

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  1. Yes, all in favor of it. I also think we should allow veterinarians assist. After all they are the ones with vast...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. I may be biased, because I come from a country where university costs about 500- 3000 euro per year depending on your...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  3. You get no refund. Your graduation is delayed or you simply don't graduate at all. Outside of allnurses there are hundreds...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  4. This is the exact sort of attitude that causes nothing to get done in this profession. What if someone in North Korea and...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  5. I would sign this petition. I don't know about other professions, but it seems terrible that students should have to find...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  6. That makes no sense..why would admitting more students mean they stretch their resources less? Second, it's ridiculous...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  7. I've been reading through some threads, and it seems a large number are people desperately looking for preceptors so they...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  8. My condolences to those who have to work this Friday night. I never used to believe in such nonsense, until I worked night...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. The rationale for clamping a ventriculostomy device (EVD) is to evoid overdraining of CSF, which may lead to brain...
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    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  10. Sometimes, saving a life leads to more hurt. Ask any nurse who has provided futile care. Sometimes, nursing means choosing...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. NeoNatMom, you are still focusing on just a tiny bit of healthcare. Healthcare is not just about abortion. No one...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. The beauty of threads is that once you post, one can contribute to it...even if the intent is to help you gain insight; my...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. I think you are focusing far too much on only one aspect in the enormous span of health care. Each area has its own issues;...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. Most elective abortions (TABs) are done outpatient in clinics that specialize in them. You wouldn't work there unless you...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. You may not even be eligible for a hospital position unless you earn a BSN.
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. All I will say is that when I am dying, I hope I have the opportunity to enjoy as much IV Morphine, Ambien, Ativan and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I did? I'd be extremely grateful if you would point out exactly where I gave any mention of my opinion of what he was up to....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. The guy is dying. What do I care if he likes to smoke a little pot? Of course, I would explain that smoking is prohibited...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Here is what I would suggest: Be as objective as you can and do a thorough self-assessment. The things to look out...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  20. Check with your BON to see whether it would even be permissible to work in a lower (non-RN) nursing role... if may not be. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  21. Would hate to work for a company that starts out with lies. You know it will only get worse
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. It is possible to pass medications to 20+ elderly redients in one hour if you know them very, very well. Some LTC nurses are...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. In our building we were taught SBAR a long time ago. The long time nurses are usually right in sending the patients out...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Run for your License, I have been in the LTC/Rehab world for three years now and I am currently a nursing student and,...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Well, I rarely get my allotted total hour of breaktime, I can tell you that! SOME of my responsiblities, on top of the med...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  26. We sit at the nurses station and talk crap about 1st and 2nd shift while we plan how we can make work more difficult for...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  27. And don't forget they have to deal with Sundowners!
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  28. On my subacute unit, the night nurses are responsible for doing the discharge papers for the next day. They used to do 24...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  29. LOL! LOVE IT!!!!! Hey...what can I say? Laughter is good for the soul and I believe in sharing it! Thanks for the...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  30. You are my idol!!!!!
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  31. I am cheeeesing!!! Because I am officially a nurse. That's right! No longer am I the licensed non-working individual. But I...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  32. You haven't? That's odd? I have. Isn't hard at all to find it. Unfortunately you wont find most studies done in Monsanto...
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    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  33. Um, not sure about vaccines but Anti GMO isn't a conspiracy. The company who created them and is forcing them on to the...
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    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  34. It's not about whining and since you said that, I know you don't get it. That's OK. I frankly wish I did not get it. Have a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I know this is an older thread, but I wanted to thank the OP for starting it. Now I am certain I am not going crazy. :) Some...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. ummmm..... how is this post helpful? sheesh!:uhoh3:
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. The suggestions above are great. I would definitely discuss this with your doctor if you are prone to depression, because...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Being upfront also means calling out passive aggressive behavior. Do you have a problem? "No". Okay, well I saw you roll...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. I would suggest the dr that she try to adjust the volume of her hearing aid. If she replies she doesn't have one, I would...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. Meh...if it's just one person that has a problem, I wouldn't pay any attention to her. She sounds like she's kind of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Why don't you simply say to her, "No one else has trouble understanding me when I speak. Why do you?"
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. You could raise your voice and say CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?? I don't know if that was good advice, just sounds like a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. For me: RN. Work in acute care PCU in a busy community hospital. We are short nurses. Unfortunately this does not equate to...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  45. Sadly, this is the case all too-often. Great facilities exist, but I've also seen the ugly side of things. That being...
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    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  46. wow...I could have written this post myself 3 months ago! New nurse, at LTC facility on Days with 30+ residents to myself. I...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  47. New LTC nurse here too! Started 2 months ago. Got 3 nights of "orientation" before I was set loose with 30 residents of my...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  48. I don't want to be negative, but I'm going to be truthful. Since there is no nurse/patient ratio in long term care, they...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  49. Insane. I had this same type of job but with max 18 patients, I made a med error (ya think!!) and was thrown under the bus...
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  50. Ask for longer orientation. In ltc I oriented for.four weeks full time. It was barely enough!
    MAtoBSN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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