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  1. I was a nursing student in the late 80's, and our instructors were doing their best to encourage us to use gloves during...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. When I worked on a floor with mostly PVS patients, we split the showers evenly between all 3 shifts. Years ago, my Mom...
    Jan 16
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Yes, it happens. In fact, it happened to a friend of mine. She was dealing with a high-risk pregnancy along with her TPN...
    Jan 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. :roflmao:
    Oct 31 '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. If she's sliding out of a wheelchair or chair, how about putting a piece of Dycem (a non-slip rubbery mat used to keep...
    Oct 18 '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. I graduated from high school at 16 (a year early) and went right into LPN school. I was a GN at age 17 and actually had to...
    Oct 4 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. My friend's teenage son is alive and well because of a psych NP who had a strong APRN knowledge base on top of the...
    Jul 14 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Ding Ding Ding!!! Same here. Evening class twice a week, while working 3rd shift and nursing/pumping for my infant...
    Jul 14 '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. One of my favorite resources for disability accommodations is the Job Accommodation Network (JAN). JAN - Job Accommodation...
    Jul 8 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. I am a self-employed and plan to change my business to non-profit status at some point. For the past eight weeks, I have...
    Jun 20 '13
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  11. You acted quickly because 911 had already been called. You followed BLS recommendations regarding foreign bodies that you...
    Jun 20 '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. This may be a simple case of a teen who hasn't yet realized the necessity of "deodorize before you socialize," but it's...
    Mar 1 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. The Geri chairs... At one understaffed facility, I remember being told that the residents could use the Geri chairs with...
    Jan 3 '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. Now that you're answering questions with the app and getting your brain back into the game, please go online to PV and SIGN...
    Dec 10 '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. I once worked in a chronic care hospital on a floor that took emergency respite admissions for DMR/DMH group homes. This...
    Dec 10 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Hmmm, a personal "thank you" note from the nurse at discharge? The way I used to write "Thanks!" and drew a smiley face on...
    Dec 8 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The Oley Foundation is a great resource for information related to home enteral and parenteral nutrition. They have an...
    Nov 25 '12
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  18. Have you considered Early Intervention/Birth to Three? If you're looking for work with kids and families but not necessarily...
    Nov 21 '12
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  19. Scultetus binders...oh my YES! Bellies that looked like braided bread. The patients seemed to have so much more support...
    Nov 13 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Stuck with a lancet that was left, used and uncapped, in the glucometer case by someone from the previous shift. Three...
    Oct 13 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion