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By ktwlpn

Joined Aug 17, '00. Posts: 4,064 (26% Liked) Likes: 3,146

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  1. "33 bed 1. SOJ-same old Joe". "33 bed 2 ..." Report before and after Joe was normal-fine report; Joe was a verrrrry...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. That's exactly what I was wondering when I read the OP. If she has no other health problems besides her dementia and she has...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. LOL! Women who "know" they are cute are extra annoying.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. FMLA can be used by covered employees on a continuous, intermittent or even a combination of both for a total of 12 weeks...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. Once ended a phone call with a doc by saying what hubby and I say to each other at the end of our calls: "I love you,...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I tried to unzip my coat so I could badge into my front door.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. People who often call out for BS reasons aren't above advertising it: pictures of Facebook of them climbing mountains when...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. The guy's sick wife was in a hospital being cared for. He doesn't need to be off then unless she's actively dying. More...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. Of course no one should be fired for having a sick family member. That being said, the nurses I see having the most...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. If you have a chronic illness you would be smart to get FMLA to cover yourself. There is intermittent which covers people...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. It's a business. If you cannot be depended on to be present, then you obviously need to find another job. Some people do...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  12. No, I have not. I would try cognitive behavioral therapy before trying meds, personally. Your mileage may vary.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Seems to me a locked geri-psych unit is where she should be until they can get her behaviors under better control. Your...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Out of curiosity, does this patient complain when receiving other aspects of care? Does she let others assist with bathing...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. There are differences between your patient (dementia/confused) and the patient (alert/oriented) in the article.....however...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. I guess you really can sue for anything...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. No. In general, Americans everywhere are acting like schmucks. Whether it's in the inner city, middle of nowhere Nebraska,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. It's questions like this that bring home to me how different I am from most people. I rarely cry about anything. I feel...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Don't write will continue to monitor - will you be there every shift to monitor this patient? This is what I was told! If...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. Maybe she has well compensated for a long term CHRONIC diagnosis.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. I work with annoying people of all different religions and I play the role of the annoying agnostic. It is a good balance
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Quit eating lunch with them.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. "Religion is like a penis. It's fine to have one and it's fine to be proud of it, but please don't whip it out in public...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Nope, my instructors were there every minute of every clinical. We were not ALLOWED to be at a clinical site without an...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. Whoa!! Your school has you out at clinical sites with NO instructor present? What kind of facility wants to take on that...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  26. Wow, I'm really sorry... When I was in LPN school, we weren't allowed to give meds, especially narcotics, without an...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  27. My question is how in the heck did the instructor NOT notice the error before you gave it?? When I was in LPN school, during...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  28. You've missed out, grasshopper. ;)
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  29. That is nuts! First of all low volume antibiotics can be set up on a syringe pumps that use micro bore tubing, which you are...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  30. I look at it as, if there is an emergency, can we count on you to be able to come in? Child care or pet care or whatever,...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  31. I HATE that question. It doesn't have a "none of the above" option. Nor does it have a "I'd be somewhat upset, but handle it...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. While I believe sex in the hospital is inappropriate, it would sure help the wee morning hours pass quickly as the nurses...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. I try to give nurses who float to our unit the more plum assignment ...not because I think they're stupid, but because...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Not all hospitals consider 36 hours a week to be full time. The last 24 years, I've been working 3 12s a week and it's...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Since it's a simple math equation (36 is less than 40, so 3 shifts are less hours than 5)......why are you really asking the...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I understand her frustration but you cannot just say they are being childish. There are other options to working with...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  37. My grandmother was found on the floor of her house unable to get up. She claimed that my dead grandfather had pushed her out...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  38. What sort of advice are you looking for? Unless you gave your daughter permission to access, keep, and release to others...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  39. Using PRN psychotropics without an indication for them is considered a chemical restraint. BIG no-no. Good for you for...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  40. As I am also the parent of a child with a neuro condition, I feel I should comment on this. There have been times...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. These kinds of threads always raise my ire because there is always someone that comes in to make exceptions (such as ADD) as...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. Just curious, but I am assuming your unit doesn't offer a play room, or 'kids room', with games and other things to do? I...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. Thank you. I am a hospice nurse. I also have a 79 year old mother who is in a lock-down dementia facility and a...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  44. If the resident was a DNR that means do not resuscitate which means to me no ambu bag, no cpr, no intubation. I would not...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  45. You didn't ask for advice. I would have told the adults that if they cannot control the "kids" then the "kids" may not...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. "I am neither a nurse nor a parent, so feel free to educate me" Go to nursing school. Have a baby. Then, have an...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. My husband and I raised our kids the old-fashioned way, and I'm proud to say they're raising theirs in the same fashion. My...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Wow. I'm done. ......and the horse you rode in on......
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Well, if he is a 'no code' then you would not call a code. 1 point for Nurse B. Why do you ask?
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  50. When I worked the 6:00am to 2:00pm shift at a nursing home, I passed all 2 o'clock medications one hour early, at 1:00pm....
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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