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By RunnerRN2015, ASN

Joined Jul 6, '11 - from 'NC, US'. RunnerRN2015 is a ER nurse. Posts: 730 (33% Liked) Likes: 576

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  1. Hello, I am currently a firefighter entering the Emt field very soon. A few months back I was injured during training. I was...
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    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  2. "How do i post a thread on all-nurses?"
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Some poster with poor grammar skills will one day start an unfortunately worded thread entitled "all nurses should get...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Trinitymaster's next thread will be entitled "roll call", and it will just be people calling off their favorite rolls...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I totally want a code lavender!
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. LOL, nope apparently being utilized by Cleveland clinic. When a code lavender is called a group of holistic nurses provides...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. We are not disagreeing, if the bible is the word of god then it should be absolutely correct. If on the other hand it is a...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  8. Your question made me think of a clinical instructor I had when I was in school, who would read you the RIOT act if you...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Recently, I had the misfortune of winding up in my local ER. I had to admit I was slightly taken aback when the nurse wore...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Hummm, cheezwhiz90.. not all obese people have an abundance of slimy skin folds. These are found on all body sizes. Obese...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I know I shouldn't look at the situation like this, but it just feels insulting to put on gloves with the simplest physical...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I do not unless the pt. is on isolation precautions. I feel like good hand hygiene and making sure the skin on my hands is...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Can't speak for the assessment, but I never wear gloves for vital signs.
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Proper hand hygiene is sufficient for that and standard precautions do not include wearing gloves for all patient contact. ...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. As long as you remember to ALWAYS wash you hands, gloves or no gloves
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Not everyone who reaches into a box of gloves has washed their hands. The gloves are not sterile and have been exposed to...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I only wear gloves when I am going to assess an orifice of some kind or there is a lesion. I understand infection control is...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. We take ours down to the morgue unless the funeral home people are just amazingly quick. I've had some stroll up before I've...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  19. It takes a lot to rattle the nerves of an ER Nurse. Every day they may work in the middle of chaos, noise, and...
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    Toon Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Nope. I don't wear gloves unless I will be touching something oozing.
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. As a rule, no, I do not. Why would you need to wear gloves to take VS or auscultate lung sounds or check pedal pulses? ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. And Vick's on everthing else!
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Exactly. People BEAT cancer. OP, and the rest of us nurses, passed the standard test that decides if we should be granted...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Congrats but you didn't "beat" the test. You studied and had a good education. On another note, I'm not sure offering to...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. DO NOT confess. There isnt a hurt patient, you realized you made a mistake and ensured yourself it will not happen again....
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. I'd keep quiet. you DID learn from this! You learned not to lie. I think you've gotten yourself into such a tizzy that...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. Dude, calm down. You've got yourself so keyed up that you're going to continue to do things out of character. Take a chill...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. Yep. I would just let it go. Don't make an issue of it with the professor.Deep breath. It will be OK.
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. I really wouldn't and not fess up to something that may not even be ob your instructors mind. Learn from this and go...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. Calm down. You are so stressed that you are not thinking or behaving in your usual manner. You can apologize to the...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. You have nothing to gain by reporting yourself to the instructor. I can assure you that you have punished yourself enough...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. "There's now a limit on the amount of times you can take the NCLEX"
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I don't think I could actively euthanize someone--e.g. give a push dose of KCl or a massive dose of IV insulin with the...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I agree with the above post, if you want to give words of encouragement don't do it trying to bring others down or by giving...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  35. I found this to be about as ignorant and insulting toward good students and good test-takers as you apparently find those...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  36. We were probably older than you are and less concerned about togetherness and romance but I didn't do anything special other...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. No. Since they're on different pumps, it wouldn't go any faster. Say for example you have 99 units of insulin in 99 mL of NS...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. My question to you is: Why are you wanting to run them at the same time anyway? Can't you run one over 30-60 minutes, flush...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. The only thing calling me is the bar of chocolate I hid I the fridge so I wouldn't eat it.
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. The idea that one must be "called" to nursing (much like a nun is "called" to a life of servitude in religious practice) is...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. This, a hundred times. You don't need a calling to be a good nurse. In fact, I agree with Roser that it's probably better if...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. A "calling" is what folks get from God to go into the ministry. Nursing is a profession just like any other. Some good,...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Dont buy into that stupid canned phrase that nursing is a calling. For some it might be, for others it is a well thought out...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Are you a nurse? I just figured you were but now it seems unlikely. As we have said we aren't going to offer suggestions on...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. As others have said we can't comment on what boyfriend's issues might be but OMG are you kidding me? There are so many red...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Waaaaay too early to make that call.
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  47. Stats for sats drives me nuts !!!
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. LOL...I have never heard a "hat" being called a "nun's cap," and having gone to a Catholic hospital school of nursing, I was...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. @RunnerRN2015, I just landed a HCT job! YAY! I'm super excited, but nervous about being able to have it work with my nursing...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  50. Listen everyone, the NCLEX is an easy test. Don't sweat it because you can always take it over. My suggestion, and this...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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