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By Fiona59

Joined Oct 9, '04. She has 'Ten plus' year(s) of experience. Posts: 7,363 (36% Liked) Likes: 6,812

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  1. Just to expand on the liability issue.... In one school of nursing I have taught in, students had to be 100% supervised...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Aide work is really sink or swim. I said to my preceptor this month that I made it as a CCA at *** I'll make it anywhere. He...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. I'm not saying they were right (although, again, I do not believe IV pain meds are in general appropriate in the rehab...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  4. IV pain medications, in general, are not appropriate for the rehab setting. The whole point of rehab is to get the patient...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  5. Lots of variables, and we're not going to be able to speak for that nurse specifically. I do think I agree with avoidance...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. I am 50 years old and never married. I work inpatient oncology, that was until recently, mixed critical and acute care unit...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Just because you are a older does not mean you can't be friends with 20somethings. I am in my mid 20s and I have a good...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. I'm with the O.P. At 45, I am the third or fourth oldest nurse on my unit. I was just asking the same question tonight of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. I'm 41 and am working as a Correctional Nursing Supervisor. My plans are to eventually move up into the Director of Nursing...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Which is why in other countries, Australia for example, LVT's are referred to as NURSES. The OP is clearly annoyed at...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Seems like something didn't go right & this is your way to get back at the vet. Honestly, I couldn't care less if my vet...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. To Fiona59 - It's a 'capital H'- I think THEY think it's for 'the Hilton".:cheeky:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. This is going to sound really cruel.... If someones biggest worry in life is your vet calling his vet techs "nurses", you...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Just want to clarify what the previous poster said - an RN does not need to be under the supervision of an MD. An MA, yes....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Before you attempt to disparage a profession you know nothing about, you should first do your research. A Licensed...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Gestational diabetes?
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  17. You have to fake it hard. I don't with coworkers but I do with patients. I am not on the management favorites list and do...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. LOSE, not LOOSE. You don't need a wrench. It does sound like you could use a smile though. Seriously, fake it til you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Yep. It's our title and in public discourse, it's proper and kinda cool. Nothing wrong with this one piece of retro. It's...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. My last name is not on my badge. We had an issue with a stalker situation a few years ago at the hospital, and management...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Then you waited like others did. I am sorry you had a bad experience in Canada that is one thing I have not seen or heard...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  22. I worked with many Canadian nurses who worked in highly desirable areas of California who have migrated back to Canada like...
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    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  23. Is this a homework question?
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  24. On any given day, 95 % of the population wouldn't know the difference between a PCT/CNA/LPN/RN. You have to pick your...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Why? An MA can do it on a child or adult, but you don't think a vet tech is capable? In many states, owners can buy...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. When I started work at my hospital (10yrs ago) the nurses where required to wear all white. I had to go buy new...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I worked as a medic a couple years ago at a hospital in Saudi Arabia. The medics were part of the nursing department, and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Guess you told me. *snap snap snap*
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. It's funny how you talk about the uniform insulting the woman, all while you insult woman. You also keep addressing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Much like some CNAs, MAs and "office nurses" who are also not nurses, people who have no actual nursing education (and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. I've worked with many Filipino nurses and my mentor happens to be Filipino. She came at a time when the demand for "nurses"...
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    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines
  32. I used to work with a CNA who emigrated from Africa somewhere. He used to call me "Sister". It was the weirdest thing and I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. LOL.....have also been told that I'm "a good Christian woman" :) For THIS particular person, I was comfortable saying...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. As a night shift nurse, I personally dread the night before discharge. I've had pts fake a fall, clutch their chest, and act...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I may be cynical about this, but I've known where families resist discharge because THEY will again be pulled into the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I've been called: by my first name, by my last name, wrong name, nurse, doctor, waiter, yo, hey you, sonny, buddy, dude, my...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. If a physician makes me call him/her "Doctor___", I insist on being called "Nurse_____.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I'm a fan of "Mistress" or "Madame", as well. :) Come to think of it, I can count on one hand, probably, the number of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. 'Your Highness ' will do! :p
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. Okay, so are you going to do something about it? FWIW, I object to using "nurse" to describe CNAs or MAs. When it comes...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. I'm pretty lazy about this but I see from skimming a few of the above posts that I'm not alone in my post-work hygiene...
    Fiona59
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. The only time I've showed right away after work was when we were in outbreak for norovirus in the nursing home. I felt so...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I work in an ER and it really depends which part of the ER I am in. We have an emergency behavioral health area where I...
    Fiona59
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Germs are all around us. You are more likely to contract MRSA at Wallmart than through work.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I have been in this business for almost 20 years and have never caught anything at work. Unless your immune system is weak,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I change before and after every shift, but that is because I work in the OR and am required to wear hospital provided and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. In other countries, it's normal to call vet techs nurses.
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. IENs are a totally different story than what I am talking about. I have met RNs from other countries who are working as RPNs...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  49. You must pass the IELTS with the required minimum mark before you will be given eligibility. It's non-negotiable. English is...
    Fiona59
    Forum: International Nursing
  50. I apologize in advance for this rant and I know it's been a couple of months but I just wanted to say how horrified I am at...
    Fiona59
    Forum: Nursing in Canada


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