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Joined Apr 26, '11. Posts: 160 (36% Liked) Likes: 137

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  1. I was at my workplace earlier this month when my supervisor told me about a volatile situation that was unfolding on a...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Reading through these topics it sounds as if a lot of nurses are working under terrible hospital environments. It makes me...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Hi all, When I first got out of nursing school 15 years ago I received my first job at a nursing home. I was called all...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. I remember having this debate with other students while I was in school. I have seen nothing during my time practicing...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. Not to put too fine a point on things, but......sometimes, nursing really bites. It bites when you've built a life and a...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. Last time I booked off well in advance, and was told 3 days before hand that "well... we couldn't really find anyone who...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. It's the manager's responsibility to staff accordingly. If your vacation was approved there's nothing he can do about. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Don't you love it when you book months in advance for a vacation or a holiday break, you have approval from your manager,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Hmmmmm....sounds like the honey moon is officially over. What you are going through is very, very common especially in...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. I. LOVE. Nursing school. There. I said it. No, the NCLEX style questions aren't awesome. But they make you think! ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. It depends on who says it and how they say it. If its a 90 year old little old woman I smile and say thanks. If it's a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. If you look younger than your years, I hate to say, you'll probably be dealing with this for a long time. I am in my early...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. I have been getting this since I started as a tech at age 20 or 21...people thinking I'm a teenager. I'm now 28 and people...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. There are people who will give you guff about being too young to do any job. Don't sweat it. I'm a newer nurse, but I have...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. This is now my new favorite thread. My note would then continue: "Educated patient that she should not continue to...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. The other day, someone asked if I would recommend nursing as a career choice for him. I wasn't really sure how to answer...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. When my oldest son was dying in PICU I read his chart every single day. I could so relate to what you said about doing that....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What a touching script. Thank you so much for sharing. On the other hand, as the bedside nurse, our jobs are truly...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Beautiful. I am so sorry for what you're going through. I try to remember this on a daily basis, the pain that my patients'...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Dear floor, ED and ICU nurses, Please forgive me. I know he's dying. I get it. I do. We were told five years. ...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. If anyone thinks the less fortunate are going to have better care now that it is a mandate, just wait there will be more and...
    JRP1120, RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Inadequate staffing leads to nurse burnout which leads to lower patient outcomes. Someday hospital number crunchers will...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Thank YOU!! at least someone has some sense in this thread.
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. I would document, tell managers, call labor union if needed, or contact medical board. As far as when it was happening: ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. In the 19 years that I was active as a volunteer EMS member of my local fire department (2 years NREMT-Basic + 17 years...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Repulsive? This is more than a little harsh. The OP wasn't demeaning the work of the CNA, simply saying that she...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  27. This seems like asking for trouble, if you ask me. What if, one day, the patient has a nurse with multiple credentials....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Yes! You read it correctly! :) I thank the Lord and forever be grateful that i've failed my first NCLEX. I know it sounds...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  29. No, unless you want to be divorced at the end of your program. Nursing school is hard enough on relationships when you are...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  30. No I would not leave my husband for nursing school. But that is just my opinion.
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  31. Family first. 3 years is a long time to be away ( I know you'd see your family at times) you wouldn't get that time without...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  32. They say that coffee drinkers, compared to nondrinkers, are: less likely to have type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease,...
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    Toon Forum: Nurses Rock
  33. It depends on the situation, and we all make mistakes. Before going to management, I would talk with my coworker first,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. I received this via e-mail and felt the need to share with all of you...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  35. The situation you are describing is dangerous! Report this behavior immediately before she kills someone and they fire you...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. I'm so sorry for your loss. I think that your annoyance is more about missing things than the length of report. 45...
    JRP1120, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. 1. Not all nursing jobs are on floors in hospitals. There are public health, school, case management, research, clinic,...
    JRP1120, RN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  38. 1. Calling doctors is a skill in itself. Gather all your information first, then call. If you work days, write down a list...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  39. I too have worked with people that get upset at finding their errors. No one wants to make a mistake but I am grateful if I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. OK how about this? What about tops that have see through liners (like pockets), so that you badge can be placed, yet...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. OK, I have loved so much of what I have done in this field, the patients and families, the learning, many colleagues,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. OOOBoy! I was thinking about writing something along the lines of hating nursing but I THOUGHT my angel of mercy halo might...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I once had a surgeon compare my job to that of a waitress. When I didn't respond to his "joke" he asked me why I had...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I think any job where you must juggle a million things at once is great practice for being an RN. That includes...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I have to disagree with the LPNs being lazy and having more credentials meaning your better statement. I know a lot of RNs...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. What an AWESOME idea!! I couldn't agree more with your post. We always tend to think the load is less on the other...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. That's terrible. I am so sorry it's that way on your unit. Sounds like the age old tale of people not having any...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I have to admit that I don't really get this. Yes, I refer to the CNAs I work with as "my" CNAs. I also say "my" boss, "my"...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Let's do a little philosophy here, okay? Ontology -- no, this isn't about cancer. It's about the essence of what it means to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. I am a really new nurse, but am beginning to learn that this kind of knowledge comes slowly to most families. It has to be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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