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By alibee

Joined May 18, '11 - from 'New Jersey'. alibee is a Registered Nurse. She has '2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Surgical/Stepdown, Home Care'. Posts: 49 (35% Liked) Likes: 25

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  1. No one is disputing the religious beliefs of the business owners involved in the suit; just their right to impose their own,...
    alibee
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. 9-11 patients is insane. Whoever is dictating those ratios is just asking for patient complications and deaths. It's just...
    alibee
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. If you can't backflush secondary lines between potentially incompatible IVPB meds - are you then changing the J-loop and IV...
    alibee
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. I promise I've tried to understand this paragraph but I'm still not clear what you're trying to say here. If you're...
    alibee
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  5. Why, because you say so? Your authority apparently does not extend to my facility.
    alibee
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  6. I'm not sure what "several times" means. Our instruction was to backprime a significant amount into the old piggyback bag,...
    alibee
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  7. I'm not assuming jack. I'm doing what I was told and following facility policy. If you "question nursing standards" of...
    alibee
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. I use the same secondary tubing for all piggybacks, unless they aren't compatible. Backprime. I thought it was so...
    alibee
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. Backprining is common and is acceptable. Secondary infusions: Backpriming technique - CareFusion
    alibee
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  10. Umm this is THE norm on med-surg units with ratios as high as 1:7.. I would KILL for 1:4..
    alibee
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  11. I had a visitor say once, "We should get the nurses to give massages." I looked at her and said, "I think the nurses need...
    alibee
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Me to Pt: Anything else I can get for you before I leave Pt gf who is not sick at all: I need a sprite Me: Vending...
    alibee
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. I found with those type of family members, I would try harder to turn the lights on whenever I could. I'm sorry, but you...
    alibee
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Are you kidding me? WHy should someone who wants to make good money not go into this field? people type online differently...
    alibee
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. My rent is more than that, my car payment is way too high, i pay all my utilities myself and I buy just about whatever I...
    alibee
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Why didn't the lady just march her butt down to the cafeteria or vending area and get coffee for her mother? Better yet,...
    alibee
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. You're welcome. This is a forum for opinions and experience. I shared mine, you shared yours. NO where did I say you didn't...
    alibee
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. Yes, I do! It's only a matter of time before nursing schools start to teach customer service as the number one priority...
    alibee
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Now I question everything I learned on ER :(
    alibee
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Thanks for all your comments. (It really helped!! Thanks to Alibee & DaddyO) I mean, I have been patient enough. I...
    alibee
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  21. Nursing school is a breeze compared to the first year or so of being a new nurse.
    alibee
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. After reading all of that, my only comment is to say guess what? You're normal! Every-freaking-body makes mistakes, and...
    alibee
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. As a nurse with chronic severe pain due to a botched foot surgery (6 other surgeries to try and fix some damage) this...
    alibee
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  24. As a nurse and Cancer patient I can tell you please don't judge. Before I was diagnosed with my Leukemia, I went to the ER...
    alibee
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  25. I kind of resent the `golden uterus` comments. Im sorry, but I completely disagree that any of what parents say is about...
    alibee
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  26. Computer training at hospitals needs to be divided up by computer ability level. I've sat through 3 hour classes that you...
    alibee
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  27. As an NP, my phone stays in my pocket at all times. I have it for the calculation of dosage, for my drug software app, in...
    alibee
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  28. Unions are still the best way to negotiate fair salaries, benefits and working conditions. We as nurses provide a vital...
    alibee
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  29. Nursing is in the state it is in because there is not enough unions to stop the outside interference- the short staffing,...
    alibee
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  30. And we just recently won a major victory here, too! The state tried to lay off all of our state CNAs at our home and replace...
    alibee
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  31. The facilities I have worked at had standing orders for things like Tylenol, Glycerine supp, and a few other things that I...
    alibee
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I went to Newark on Friday. This Monday morning I have my license issued. Thanks for the suggestion Alibee.
    alibee
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  33. I've had my NJ license since 1992---will faithfully renew it so I don't have to go through the nightmare of reinstatement....
    alibee
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  34. Obamacare= President Obama goes door to door and has a Secret Service agent kill anyone with a pre-existing condition, so...
    alibee
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  35. OP: The 700 billion SC_Dude is mentioning is in savings not cuts! He is definitely putting a political spin on it because...
    alibee
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  36. Well, that's certainly "dumbing it down" ... Not to mention putting a particular political interpretation on it ...
    alibee
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  37. Dear tmoney, it takes at least 6 months to become comfortable and to know most things in any new job. Since after 2 weeks...
    alibee
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  38. **HUGS**I started out on a very hectic, and short staffed unit when I came out of orientation. Out of all my co-workers...
    alibee
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  39. I never feel guilty for not working on my days off.
    alibee
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  40. I would rather have a new grad shaking in their shoes then one who thinks they know everything. You don't really know...
    alibee
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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