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Joined Jun 3, '11 - from 'Another planet'. Lev <3 is a Registered Nurse. Posts: 585 (36% Liked) Likes: 507

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  1. Give him enough rope he'll hang himself...you need to stay out of his way so when he falls so he doesn't try to take you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Idk if anyone remembers my post a month ago about my issues with staff members. I reported a staff member for elderly abuse...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. And don't be fooled, you are not "practicing under the RNs license": your are ultimately responsible.
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. It is not "eating the young" when pointing out that this student made a mistake. "Forgetting" that you need an instructor...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. I can't tell you how many patients you will meet in your working life that will tell you that, and they are usually...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Most of the time I don't post any responses if I don't have anything nice to say. However, this time I will bite because it...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. Thank you all for your comments and encouragement. I thought I'd go ahead and give you an update. I ended up contacting...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  8. I know we can't give/get legal advise on this site - but I would ask your lawyer about suing for wrongful termination. And...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. I echo all the posters above about the "don't quit til you have another job" advice. I am wondering, how in the six months...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. Totally agree with PPs. Stick it out until you line up another job. In the meantime, I encourage you to take the time to...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. I have been a nurse too long. Years ago....while working with a new nurse in ICU we had a burn patient with severs...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. When I was in nursing school we did some of our clinicals at a county facility that was mostly used as a nursing home. One...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What are the MAs doing? I've onky ever seen an MA in an office. My BFF is an MA and I love her to death, but she calls...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I've seen the mice in the ICU . . . found one under the bed after a code. The residents had thrown in a central line, which...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. We had a skunk! THAT was a nightmare! We cornered it in the bathroom and called the police. They weren't happy but they...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. This made me smile....many years ago we had a mice infestation. The was construction in the field next to the hospital and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I would rather fix the mistake than write it up. I've seen many nurses take to writing incidents up but it never seems to...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. At one place we had this problem, but it was confined to one individual. She actually would create med errors for other...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I don't get this. Just put up new tubing. This is one of those instances where you should just take care of the situation...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. I've met some new nurses who have quality reported IV tubing without date labeling. Now, I'm not condoning not labeling IV...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Google is your friend
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. The heat decreases swelling by dilating the rest of the vasculature, thus increasing venous return in all the other veins....
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. We apply SCD's and TED hoses to prevent DVT's, if one has already formed those items are not used on the affected extremity....
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Thank you for your response GrnTea, you brought up good, valid points! This assignment actually is for an online course...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. As someone who just got out of my 15 year marriage (divorce was final in January), and is in another relationship now, I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. If your relationship cannot "survive" nursing school. It won't survive marriage, mortgage, children and debt. If he is so...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. NOM NOM NOM!!! Today I was literally swimming in a sea of first year nursing students from two different schools(20...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. Bless your heart, dear. Remember: We have been students, but students have never been experienced nurses.
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. "NETY!" is also the rallying cry for the perpetually aggrieved, and it annoys the heck out of many of us who don't shoot...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. Long ago and in another state, I worked on a med-surg floor of a famous hospital. At that time, patients waited in the...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. We used to have 15 patients on the day shift with an LPN and an aide or with two aides. (On weekends, it was one aide.)...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  32. Ah yes the days of patients being admitted the night BEFORE surgery and staying in the hospital POST surgery.....Now you...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  33. The changes I see in the hospital, are simply reflections of changes in our society as a whole. My sister, who is not a...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  34. Well I am older than dirt. When I started out in nursing we had 22 patients med surg/post op/telemetry. With one LPN and...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  35. More paper work, hourly rounding paper work, core measure paper work, pressure ulcer paperwork, sitter paper work, and now...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  36. The white uniforms are almost completely gone. The amount of charting we do has gone up. Computer charting often takes...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  37. Yikes! I also work on a busy surg floor that sounds exactly like yours....but our ratio is 1:3 and 1:4 if we're short....
    Lev <3
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  38. Here's some more I can think of.... The defensive family member: "And how are you related?" I am his WIFE. (Okay.... I...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  39. My personal favorite is the drama queen/king. "Oh My Gawd It Hurts So MUCH!" (Yeah, I've had paper cuts before and they're...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  40. I tell em, I have no idea what a butterfly is, I'm just the janitor but they gave me this old rusty needle and told me to go...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  41. I am always annoyed at the "butterfly" suggestion. They heard it on TV and there is no longer any such thing (well not...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  42. Ever feel like our jobs would be 10000x easier if families were not allowed in the ED? I'm not a complete jerk, I'm very...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  43. The thing is, if you can yell "Nurse!!!" at the top of your lungs, I know you're breathing and have a pulse. Usually...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  44. I can't help but think that most of the patients likely to call for their nuuuuurse at the top of their lungs USUALLY call...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  45. I'm not ED but this is applicable. I was on my way down the hall, getting ready to leave this morning. I hear, "NURSE,...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  46. No offense, OP, but that "I need some me time" line is a leisure of childhood. It doesn't typically work well in the adult...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. That she already works part time at Ohio State's hospital is a good thing. I would have her approach the manager of...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. She really should not wait. There is NO nursing shortage. It can take up to 18 months to find a position. She needs to...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. The comment above is totally TRUE! Of course you don't want to push too much ... but you should be encouraging your...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Trust me when I say, the above comment is a TRUE statement! I am not a nurse yet but I was previously in the healthcare...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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