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By kay0324

Joined Jun 30, '11 - from 'Pittsburgh'. kay0324 is a Health Unit Coordinator. Posts: 122 (14% Liked) Likes: 23

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  1. Please don't describe your behavior as "retarded.". That is an insult to morally upstanding intellectually challenged...
    kay0324
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Isn't X-ray REQUIRED by JCAHO now after placement of ANY NG tube? I thought I remember reading that just recently. We...
    kay0324
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. Not a SERIOUS nursing mistake, but def embarassing... Dont ever assume somebody is the father or son or whatever. ALWAYS...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. A pt told me she knew that her baby would not live even though she had an emergency c/s for distress. I asked her how she...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. The rose petals just started floating down from the ceiling. It was like someone was just showering the room with them. This...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I got called to a code in the hallway. A patient was being transfered from the ER to the floor. She passed away in the hall....
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. The best I have heard is from a nurse who said that one night she was floated to oncology at the hospital she used to work...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I am writing in to say that I have just completed my first one year of service at a LTC facility. It is a difficult job and...
    kay0324
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Language counts. You are right, DNP/PhD/DNSc are not the same as MD/DO/DC ... but the people who earned them are all called...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Great job!!!
    kay0324
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  11. I worked virtually every Christmas from my twenties on because I felt it was only fair. When I was single, I'd fly home...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I work at a pediatric hospice and while I did my fair share of grumbling, it was an honor to work with my kiddos and give...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I have been a nurse for 34 years .....my children knew their Mommy was a nurse and took care of sick people who couldn't go...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. well said. I also worked christmas eve and christmas day, the patients we care for need our love and help 24/7 365 days a...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Thank you for your wonderful advise. I am also human and sometimes I wish that I would not be given a shift when it is...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. As an RN for the past 35 years, i have worked a lot of Christmases, and I have to say I never minded it. Never. My kids grew...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I agree about being careful posting anything about work on social media. I've read too many cases of that sort of thing in...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I'm not sure how this is a Facebook dilemma! It's really bad form to vent about work on Facebook no matter where you work,...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Unfortunately, this all comes down to the almighty dollar. If the patient is sent to the ER at the local acute care...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. edited-
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I am have been for 12 years some cause I asked to help young mothers and some single mothers and some because I was...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I have worked all holidays this year. Finishing off the year right with Xmas eve and night and NYE and day. I work 10p-8a so...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I am working 8 hours! I don't mind though. We celebrated tonight like we always do. The kids will open their gifts before I...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. A stomach virus:(
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. A card, a candy cane. And that's fine. I'm honestly just happy to have this job! :)
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Nothing, Jack, nada, zip, zilch, zero, nietz.
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I've been a nurse for 8 months and I've come to the conclusion that other nurses are always judging each other, I'd like to...
    kay0324
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  28. Is this a true story??? SO SCARY!!! You ARE an awesome writer!!!! KUDOS!:wavey: ...
    kay0324
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  29. Ooooh - you may have missed your calling as a horror writer! Great story, and very vivd!
    kay0324
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  30. This moved me to tears! You and your wife are raising a wonderful young man! I don't have children yet, but I do know that...
    kay0324
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  31. What an extraordinary story! Your young son is destined for greatness....must be in the genes. ;-)
    kay0324
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  32. It sounds like you have an amazing son. Don't forget that you played a major role in molding him into the person he is.
    kay0324
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  33. We try to teach our children how to be good. Being innocent isnít necessarily the same thing, and some day, when the sheen...
    kay0324
    Article Forum: Nurses Rock
  34. Even if you take out the religious part, it's still moving. I felt the power of this story and I hold no religious beliefs....
    kay0324
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  35. Very moving....
    kay0324
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  36. Ummm do atheist's or other religions put disclaimers on their posts? I haven't see a single one on any message board I've...
    kay0324
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  37. I am writing because I wanted to tell you that I am sorry. I know that you didnít ask for that. You just went in for a...
    kay0324
    Article Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  38. To those of you who were accepted, congratulations and best of luck! If you were not accepted, do not get discouraged. ...
    kay0324
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  39. You need to shadow on a burn unit. Ask around -- most burn units are eager for nurses who truly feel a calling to burn. :)
    kay0324
    Forum: Burn Nursing
  40. I can't imagine that, either. I'm guessing that the situation would be that a pregnant student had accumulated too many...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. I couldn't imagine being kicked out of school for being pregnant. That's inappropriate. By all means, ask for a physician to...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. Who is getting the holidays off? What's your secret? Do you prefer the holidays off or would your rather work? ...
    kay0324
    Toon Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  43. WOW it really makes you think about who is caring for you while you are a patient!
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Hello everyone! I just joined this site today but have followed it for quite some time. I wanted to share my story because I...
    kay0324
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  45. To answer an earlier question ... I have a 4.0 with A&P 1 and 2 complete (which would give me a 5.75 out of 6.25 based on...
    kay0324
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  46. Got my letter today!! For Allegheny evening program. Good luck everyone, hope to see you soon!
    kay0324
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  47. I GOT IN!!!!! Allegheny Day with my friend too!!! Ahhhh!!!!! I can't stop smiling and jumping around!! My kids are looking...
    kay0324
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  48. but we had to go!!!:arghh: I could see the babies head, but my teacher had to go, she had an appt to get to, so we had to...
    kay0324
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. New students should just be getting comfortable with their school schedule. That's not saying that you are adapting - but...
    kay0324
    Toon Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  50. Graduation day has finally come. The past year of critical thinking tests, quizzes, papers, and all nighters has paid off....
    kay0324
    Article Forum: General Nursing Student


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