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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: 874 (41% Liked) Likes: 1,029

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  1. I found this because I have less than two weeks left on probation and I am being written up and having my probation extended...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. It is not about sin for a gentile. They are not obligated to keep the Sabbath as the Orthodox Jews believe. Reading your...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  3. My mother was on hospice starting the more active dying process and unresponsive. I came into her room to find it...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  4. Ha, I thought this was going to be about Westboro Baptist Church.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Since it's satire, I agree with hilarious. What is scary is there are more than a few that totally buy into this.
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. Thank you guys. It's hard to explain what a huge moment that was to others. It was definitely one of the most powerful...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. I was assigned a patient tonight in clinical that was getting prepared for emergency surgery. He was in extreme pain and his...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Promethazine is a widely-used medication in healthcare facilities because it has multiple uses. It contains antiemetic...
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    Article Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  9. I have come to the conclusion that too many people are becoming nurses for the wrong reason. They think itís easy and you...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  10. You were asking about how often or how to evaluate her progress. If you have a copy of an orientation packet from your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I would also encourage feedback FROM her. Teaching styles vary. I agree with above poster- have her tell you the steps...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I am so sorry for your loss...((HUGS)) You did your very best. He knows you did your very best. Sometimes our jobs just...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. You were a friend first, a nurse second. You went above and beyond in your efforts to break through his denial/avoidance. ...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. When I was a child, I had NURSES threaten me. I fell and bit my tongue so hard my mom couldn't stop the bleeding. The nurse...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Years ago, I was awakened from a sound sleep by my then-husband shoving his finger up my nose and shouting about "have to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Press-Gainey and other satisfaction surveys drives the consumer choices for healthcare to some extent. Our patients are more...
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    Toon Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I have been pretty vocal in my defense of ADHD sufferers in some threads recently, so it will probably not surprise you that...
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    Article Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  18. So where to start... I went to seton hall university got through it was very hard, but managed. After graduating I had a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Hello, Gypsy, and welcome to AN! I do have some advice for you, but probably not what you expected: this is really not the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. There are so many times that people ask me what nursing is like, what I do in a given shift, how many hours I work in a day...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Yes, Sharpeimom, I too once dropped the f-bomb and a few other choice words in front of my mother; I was driving her around...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. It didn't happen at work (thank heaven!:no:) but when I was still in college, I was home for a holiday break and was helping...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Me, new to the CICU step-down unit. Rude and egotistical doctor, but brilliant cadiologist, comes into the nurses station...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I think that an individual who can not, even in a small manner, tone down or modify his/her behavior, to put others more at...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Research has found that people who swear tend to be more trustworthy, and they have lower stress levels (actual measurements...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. I too... happen to have colorful language :sofahider. Probably from all my years at a rough inner city trauma center. It...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. To be fair, I also think educated professionals should be able to adjust their approach when interacting with patients and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. Our ER director acts more like a rough and ready longshoreman than a highly educated professional. It dawned on me today...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. I am betting RN TOLD physician but may not have explicitly charted that. Physician probably "doesn't remember" being told....
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  30. When the ED was switching to computerized charting this was a BIG bone of contention with me. The triage is just that...the...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  31. It's clear that this oversight was due to mistakes made by several different people. The RN may be included in this group,...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  32. Supposedly it was a system error. The nurse did recognize the patient had recently travelled to Africa and included that in...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  33. I am sure you have all read about the Texas Ebola patient's erroneous discharge from the ED. All of the articles I've read...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  34. LOL, yes, no one here could possibly decipher what those asterisks mean! :sneaky:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. "Ass' is one of the only approved profane words. If if was not approved, the filter would have caught the word and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I'm a staff member on many sites and probably have a moderate to heavy amount of OCD when it comes to this matter, doing a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Well first thing is...you don't put your foot down. people will rant and rave they want to know someone is LISTENING. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. There is a membership lifecycle to every member involved in an internet site. Members come and go: some return after a break...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. This system has been in place since Allnurses.com was founded in 1996. Do you see the small yellowish triangle that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I was once given excellent advice by one of the ADMINS here (NRSKaren ;)) Put the keyboard down and back away slowly....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. We always try to allow the threads to "settle down" on their own. Sometimes what you think you say via computer isn't always...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I've been with AN for a lot of years, and I can tell you that the "culture" is cyclical in nature.....a lot like life in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Yes. You can always transfer to med surg later if you want to. But nursing jobs are hard to find, and since you have an...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  44. And what position is that? You, student, either do it or don't do it. His choice. It happens every day to many students. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  45. This is YOUR career, your life. You have to do what is best for you, not a corporate entity. Trust me, corporations are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Some persons might take offense to my views. Unfortunately, the solution often involves playing hardball: you need to send...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Why on earth don't they do the smart thing and get your mother a bedside commode?? This is not difficult. That way she can...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  48. The AHA recommends the wrist as the first alternative to the upper arm, thigh measurements are only recommended if the...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  49. Leaving medication at the bedside "because the patient said they will take it." Some will, but many patients forget or drop...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  50. re: the K+ comment in the ED, it is good practice, that if you are hanging K+ on a peripheral line, you hang it on its own...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism


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