Fiona59's Activity: Liked

By Fiona59

Joined Oct 9, '04. She has 'Ten plus' year(s) of experience. Posts: 7,427 (36% Liked) Likes: 6,893

Topics and comments that Fiona59 found helpful or appreciated. (Note: Only topics/comments submitted in the past 12 months will be displayed. Max. 50)

Sorted By Last Like Given
  1. We check blood sugars all the time without an order. If the resident seems lethargic or there are subtle changes detected,...
    Fiona59
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. No, there isn't a nursing shortage in the U.S. Why oh why would you leave sunny paradise to be a nurse in the states?! I...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. "SERVANTS"? Oh hayle no, not in this lifetime!!! I'm on board with most of what you wrote, but I am NOONE'S servant
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. My go-to line/move is to smile and say "MOST days!"
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. A wife of my husband's friend was an RN. When she referred to RN's she called them nurses and referred to LPN's as that. She...
    Fiona59
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. I get what you mean. I have worked with good ones and terrible ones. Some have great training and some only what the doc...
    Fiona59
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. I've done it before. Never thought it could be an issue. This is interesting.
    Fiona59
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Two of my classmates took that program through Michener and enjoyed it. However, you need at least 2 years full time RN...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. so you are telling someone to do something illegal??? not something we encourage or suggest on here
    Fiona59
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  10. I think it's easier to say no when being asked to change my schedule, but I also see it as unprofessional. Whenever I need...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. I have a landline and don't give my cell phone number out to work! So no, I absolutely dont think you're being rude. Frankly...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. On second thought, what I can not tolerate is the employer rep who insists and insists that they have called and called and...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. It sucks just as badly in the US for new grads...........
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  14. The job market has sucked in ON for 7 years. Every Province is facing cutbacks, and as the previous poster mentioned, the US...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  15. Why bring this up at Christmas and a lecture to boot? Let's just all have a Merry Christmas and be thankful for all the...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. No its literal. I don't walk in and tell them hi I'm your nurse, by the way I hate my employer and this hospital, but if...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. We are happy to help but we will NOT do your homework for you....you must tell us what work you have done and we will help...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Agreed. I won't even consider moving to the US anymore, and I'm an RN. As Fiona said job prospects are limited, working...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. Little different situation here: local cystoscopies where the surgeon inserts a foley at the end. We instill the gel...
    Fiona59
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I think there are so many things about nursing that have to be fixed. I got tired of bedside nursing after a year. I am so...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  21. My hospital is pushing really hard to get all the ADN's to get their BSN and only hiring BSNs. I had to get my BSN. I can...
    Fiona59
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Never heard of it, it makes no sense, and would be impossible to implement so quickly.
    Fiona59
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. A lot of nurses I work with grow attached to our patients with long admissions. They "friend" them on Facebook and take...
    Fiona59
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  24. Apparently I'm not the only one who doesn't understand why in the world you would EVER take a personal picture of any of...
    Fiona59
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  25. Any pics for publicity must include release forms and involved informed consent. Film crews don't just randomly show up and...
    Fiona59
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  26. I think its pretty wide spread (and becoming even more so) for hospitals to take pictures of pressure ulcers and stuff now a...
    Fiona59
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  27. "At that point I knew medical school was out the window so I decided to look into nursing school..." Not really the...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  28. I'll vote to ban the PVT threads. Now can we also ban the threads about "You're going to be a great nurse even though...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. If I could choose to ban one type of thread, it would be the PVT pop up threads...or the "I got 179 questions and only 5...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. If you don't need to work there why stay!!! Get out!! Sounds like you're not the only one there who is miserable.
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. I'd say you did nothing wrong. Your boss says you're not fired, so you're not fired. I'd let it go.
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. What a hell-hole to work in. If you end up being fired, thank your lucky stars. Why in the world would you put up with an...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Who cares. You should find a new job, that place sounds like a pit.
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. Brilliant idea! I am involved on another forum that does exactly this and it seems to work well at weeding out the trolls....
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. But aren't these always the same people who "experience" NETY? They're ALWAYS the victims.
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. Indeed! In particular, I was thinking about the posters wondering if this subject should be 'allowed' on the forum(s). I'd...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. Except that in this case, most of the bashing was done by the OP.
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. As long as we can shut down threads that are full of text speak!! :facepalm:
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. If you're willing to relocate, Halifax NS is taking new grads into the ICU and paying Critical Care in return for a one year...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  40. You don't have to have status before applying. You are not transferring your license, you are applying for a nursing license...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  41. If yopu have an RPN license you don't need those courses anyways. Those are for upgrading for RPNs that graduated years ago...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  42. If you are a recent grad you don't need to take it because it is part of the RPN education now. It is for RPNs that...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  43. This reads like an ad. Spammity spam spam spam.
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  44. NCLEX is only for RN in Canada and starts in January. For LPN/RPN you still need to take the CRPNE. If you are not Canadian...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  45. AKA a troll. The comments by the OP were getting worse and worse. I took it seriously at first, but then realized that this...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. Wow. I originally though "no, they shouldn't be closed quickly." Then I read the nonsense in the first 2 pages that came...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Thanks. Found it. I was scrolling on the daily new topics pages. I've read more, and less, entertaining. Usually I miss...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I happen to think a good rule would be that brand new posters no be able to start threads for a while. Example: I post on a...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Now you're just being a poop stirrer. What exactly do you want here or hope to achieve? In under 20 posts, you've managed to...
    Fiona59
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I have not experienced "nurses eat their young" phenomena myself. I have had wonderful nurses that I looked at as mentors....
    Fiona59
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


Nursing Jobs in every specialty and state. Visit today and Create Job Alerts, Manage Your Resume, and Apply for Jobs.

A Big Thank You To Our Sponsors
Top