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By ktwlpn

Joined Aug 17, '00. Posts: 3,970 (25% Liked) Likes: 2,876

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  1. I like a good debate as much as anyone, but it's no fun engaging in a battle of wits with an unarmed opponent. I'm going to...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. If an emp is detonated worse things are coming. No longer a nurse. Survivalist mode kicks in. I grew up camping backpacking...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I would be hitching my wagon to Daryl Dixon. :) In the real world... Simply put, if the world tanked, I would want to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Not a tough decision at all. I am no longer a nurse.... I am now a survivalist. It's me against what's left of the world....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. We had a similar situation in our facility a few years ago. On the night shift 6pm-630am we have 34 Residents on one unit...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. I am yet to meet a family member who will clean up a dirty bottom.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. ktw we must of worked at the same place :roflmao:, took an act of God, and explanation of wgat safehabor would entale...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. If I've already given report, then the nurse who assumed care of the patient should address it. That is one reason that I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Because it is ALF, not LTC. Residents shouldn't need that type of equipment. Resident needs to be moved to a higher level...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. In the LTC facilities I have worked in, you need an order to even apply lotion... get an order for EVERYTHING.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Oh well, we can't go around having unhappy urologists.:rolleyes: In the case of a Foley not draining, it is a medical...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. She is passing the buck of illegal activity to you. The answer is "No, I cannot falsify documentation." Whether you agree or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I find it amusing that you're concerned about a well-behaved and probably well-groomed dog but will throw open the ER doors...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. As a guest in their ED, I would do nothing. Actually, I would probably see if I could play with the dog, if I'm being...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. Well and to do so, they also have to admit that it COULD happen to them. And so many parents are of the attitude, "I'd...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. I may get flamed for this, but I think most of the OP is crap. I think nursing tends to attract a lot insecure, "type A"...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I have to agree. No one should HAVE to deal with co-workers who are mean, degrading, demoralizing, or rude. We are all...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. There is a big difference between respecting someone and acting respectfully. There are many people I have run into for whom...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. In our hospital it is actually the younger people who use more FMLA (excluding maternity) than the older ones. I have found...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  20. I've been a RN case Manager for 2 years now. I started out in heme/onc and then did Bone Marrow transplants. I've never had...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  21. We have become a poor me society. Abuse is rampant and real---however, instructors that are tough, make students toe the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. I think a lot of people think much of the OP said but don't feel like getting attacked for saying it. Even aside from...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. I am sure I am about to get flamed for posting this, but I feel the need to anyways. I have been seeing these threads...
    ktwlpn
    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. You should go into politics. You're AMAZING at using tons of words to say absolutely nothing. Those Senators and Congressmen...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Ummmm......guys? Doesn't this thread smack of baiting to you? I got only a few in and thought "I think someone is...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. What on earth does that have to do with anything? I said from what you've told us, nothing stands out as abuse. Perhaps...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. Shocking. I am also guessing they declined to do a story on the high school student upset he got a C on his English essay...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. I'm still not clear what you're talking about in these examples. It's not a scandal, it's menopause.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. Lots of education, TV ads, and testimonies by parents. Not only hot cars but drownings. In my line of work I get tired of...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  30. Better parents would help...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  31. Maybe he's just plain old tired after sitting up all day. Can he nap after lunch and then get up again for dinnertime? ...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  32. Is the patient on sinemet or another antiparkinson medication? Mabe he is in pain bc his medication needs adjustment and at...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  33. We are currently dealing with my 2 y/o granddaughter having a stroke, brain surgery, etc.. We as a family have been rocked....
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. Yeah, just like hiring managers don't read resumes before calling applicants..My resume self-intro clearly state: newly...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  35. There is a regulation that states these places must be at least 300 degrees year-round. Just kidding, but there really are...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  36. I'm a ****** nurse in the OP's eyes. I am horrified at the quality of students who are being permitted to graduate from...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  37. I'm sure attitude was never an issue either ;)
    ktwlpn
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  38. Oh wow. I'm thinking popcorn is going to be needed for this one
    ktwlpn
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  39. It just seems like common sense would prevail; I mean if someone needs Mucomyst for their lungs you would want suction...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  40. In my eyes they are no different. Each deserves to be treated with dignity and respect and given the opportunity for...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Long Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman State LTC ombudsman programs investigate and resolve nursing home complaints, and in some...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I agree with the others. I would also get in contact with Social Services as soon as possible and detail your concerns with...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Every time I've sent a resident out, with the exception of one, they've been kept at least 2 nights at hospital. I trust my...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  44. I think the OP gets the point that an advanced dementia patient can no more refuse their care than can a 5 year old. What...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  45. Even if they have a POA or even a legal guardian, the legal guardian cannot say "Turn them every 2 hours no matter what" if...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  46. Wouldn't that have more likely been a Kennedy ulcer?
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  47. Or the Lifetime movie.. "The life and non-death of Jahi" I can see uncle omari trying to get Denzel to play him, and Saul...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing News
  48. Are you sure these people have enough cognitive ability to learn and retain new information? Will they be going home? Your...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  49. I don't think it's a label. It's a description of the patient. I have used it both as a Nurse and more often as a...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. That term has been around for many years, and I have never heard anyone claim it is derogatory. I agree, some people find...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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