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By Lev <3

Joined Jun 3, '11 - from 'East Coast, USA'. Lev <3 is a Registered Nurse. She has '~2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Medical-Surgical, Telemetry'. Posts: 759 (39% Liked) Likes: 793

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  1. Tell her if she feels that's right and legal, to do it herself. Bet she won't.
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Yes, she's trying to get you to do the illegal thing. That way, if it is discovered, she can conveniently point a finger of...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Is the DON an RN? Refuse to document in the patient record (in a polite and professional but very assertive way). Reply...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. If you have malpractice call them and ask for advice. Call your BON and ask them for advice. Here are my thoughts. You...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Forward the work emails to your home account before they are removed.
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. One correction-- have him write down his response.
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Were you this MA's direct supervisor? Were you even there when these vaccinations were given? If not stay out of it. ...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. If you are going to stay with this job, get malpractice insurance asap. With that being said, I would go back and suggest...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Oh, and save that email!!!
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. JC knows everything is prettied up prior to their arrival and that everything goes back to the way it was prior because the...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Pathetic is a good word for it, I like lame and useless myself. Same old drill every year.... AND we have months to...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. If joint commission was serious about safety they would not give hospitals a potential window for visits. They wou ld...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. The JC wants staffing level to be safe. However your idea of safe and their idea of safe are 2 different things The JC...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I agree to an extent, but why does the JC seem more concerned with saline flushes in the pocket than issues like...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Oh well. Here goes. With all of the talk of bullying lately, I have tried to stay out of the conversation. Do I think you...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. This. There's so many tips and tricks of the trade to help. I found this technique on my own. I 'float' the catheter in...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I do this sometimes with an IV that won't thread all the way to hub. Gently float in and check for blood return as you...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. You are not being bullied.
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. She sounds like she is giving you a dose of reality. It's a work place and she is a coworker. I'm extra friendly, just...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Sorry, this in no way is bullying. Sounds like the preceptor is one in which believes that you are not a colleague, just a...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. I don't really get what the concern is with 'floating in' and IV, it would seem the concern should be with not floating in...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I have a close family member who has been in ICU for almost 6 weeks now. As I've been at the large teaching hospital as a...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. It is difficult just starting out. Feelings of insecurity can be over whelming. That is normal. We have all been...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. I think instructors and preceptors are the equivalent to parents: they are there to teach you, guide you, and make sure you...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. You seem to be taking things way too personally. You make repeated references to her being emotionless and analyzing how she...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. This. The most you can do is remain professional; it sounds as if you respect her for being your preceptor and that is a...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. That does sound unfortunate but she is fulfilling her role as preceptor and that's all she really has to do. It sounds like...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. Alternative title (courtesy of Brian Booth): How much is that cheap thing you bought going to cost you in the long run? ...
    Lev <3
    Article Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  29. Constructive criticism is private, discrete, and often documented if it is a repetitive or serious situation. What it isn't,...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Thinking that either the preceptor or the orientee is an angel is, of course, a mistake. Some people are hard to teach and...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. I do not think there is a formula for predicting a bully. The only common factor I see is that is a miserable person,...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. Here is what I continue to fail to understand--It is 100% obvious that Andrea has some significant psych/social problems...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Actually you were doubly bullied; first, by your co-worker, second, by your mgr., who wrote you up even though she knew you...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. I haven't read through every post, but thought I would put my 2 cents in on this because I think the term "bullying" is so...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. I think people on this forum should be allowed to vent without being subjected to self-righteous diatribes. The fact is,...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. In my experience the MD would wait for the tox screen, and CBC with diff to come back before a spinal tap. Intubation would...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  37. I will never forget the patient who, upon reaching my med-surg floor, unfolded a multi-page computer printout. And then...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I watched that video in orientation thinking, "these people are crazy. I'm a ray of sunshine and hope! I am a positive...
    Lev <3
    Article Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  39. I knew as a young child I wanted to work in the medical field. When I was 14yrs I was aware I would be called to be a nurse....
    Lev <3
    Article Forum: Oncology Nursing
  40. Not every long-term care nurse chooses LTC as a profession. Sometimes, it chooses us. But no matter how you've arrived at...
    Lev <3
    Article Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  41. We all know that nursing is a stressful profession. We donít own the market on stressful jobs. But the source of our job...
    Lev <3
    Article Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  42. Sounds like you're handling everything as well as can be. Sorry you got such a rough preceptor. We've all had them and it...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. I am a new grad nurse, 4 weeks into a 12 week orientation on a Neuro/stepdown unit. My preceptor is a nurse with over 20...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. Agreed. But it goes BOTH ways. You have earn respect in order to receive respect. Like another poster said, respect...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. Well, I'm happy to reply that nothing like this happened to me. I couldn't sleep all night because of the replies I got in...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Finding it kind of amazing at how overwhelmingly negative the responses here have been. The poster clearly has a job and an...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. If you have to ask, then there is doubt. Never consider that you have a definite job offer until you get something in...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I hope the OP treats his or her patients better than he or she treats students and/or preceptees. What does treating people...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. This can be summed up with one word romanticize Some nurses seem to romanticize this notion that “life is tough” and ...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. Wow! I agree life isn't easy and no one should be spoon fed but there is no need to treat each other this way unless we need...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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