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  1. I thought I had an inner voice calling me to be a nurse, then I realized I just have schizophrenia.
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. There is a lot of intrepreting of HIPAA that goes on and I would like to thank you for saying HIPAA not HIPPA. ...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  3. A very expensive route to obtain CNA coverage. I've done it the odd time over the years but only when I've been told...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. The OP works prn. In my experience working prn, the entire point of prn/per diem positions is that you are not guaranteed a...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. Of course having to provide healthcare as part of employee's compensation is an increased cost to employers. Obviously. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. Yeah, and I'm sure that when fire safety laws and child labor laws came into being employers rent their clothes and gnashed...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Per diem according to the employee/employer relationship but ACA redefines that based on avg hrs per week. So no matter...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. People sometimes pronounce the word "centimeter" (SEN-ti-me-ter) SAHN-ti-me-ter to sound more sophisticated. There's no...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I live by the motto...."No one can make you feel inferior without your consent" Eleanor RooseveltAlthough I would have...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Here we are again in upstate NY. Yet another blizzard is upon us. All area schools are closed, business's are closing early...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  11. LPNs can manage, supervise and oversee RNs in an administrative capacity. LPNs are not permitted to supervise RNs...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. You sound very bitter that the lowly LPN dare to have a position of power over you.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Yes, have been assaulted. I also responded with " I must fulfill my nursing duties". I finished my shift ,while pulling out...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. Blackcat99~I hear you! 30 yrs ago when I started it was like a sisterhood & even if co-workers weren't people you would...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. I agree. I think this is one of life's biggest lessons- for me anyway. I can't control what happens to me, but I can...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. Also, at a SNF I used to work in, a lot of nurses negotiated taking the OT if management agreed to take her/him off the...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. It's not the nurses, it's the fact that the demands placed on the nurses are completely unreasonable. While you were on this...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. In that I agree that a nurse shouldn't be 'preaching' for better words their beliefs, we all have our own and should be...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. My advice is far different...why are there still parameters on long term residents???? If they have been stable why are you...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. RN will take you a minimum of 2 years IF you already have the required pre requisites and if there is no waiting list....
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. This patient sounds like a candidate for a fecal management system/rectal tube. Keep up with the barrier cream, and call a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Also, is the nurse in the hospital required to know how much each bag of IV fluid and the cost of each pill for each patient...
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    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  23. She does not need psycho therapy, she needs to vent, and she did. Proud of her.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Methinks OP is looking for an argument
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. Ick! I wouldn't want all those hospital germs on my personal phone. Yuckkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. This was a fun thread. Too bad the cell phone debate had to come here instead of staying in one of the multiple threads on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Maybe Im in a more acute area than you are but I've never seen any of these things. Yes there are occasional misses, but...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Once in nursing school I didn't advance a catheter far enough into a male patient and when I inflated the balloon, I knew...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I can't imagine leaving a foley bleeding or on the vagina with no urine output and acting like I actually successfully...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Nursing as a place to "start" in the health care field is pretty intensive (peruse the student fora, you'll see what I...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  31. My advice is to retake those two classes. They are important and you need to have a solid foundation in these things.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I am just tired of people constantly questioning my skills and abilities simply because I attended a fraudulent nursing...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  33. I'd have advocated for a little MS IV to decrease vascular resistance (afterload) and increase venous capacitance (preload)...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Should lifestyle discrimination be legal ? With the rising cost of healthcare, companies are looking for ways to save...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  35. And sadly some people think that any time you have a difference of opinion it's a personal attack. I've started posts on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. This is probably going to sound harsh, but I'm going to say it anyway. Be prepared for the consequences, up to and including...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. It shouldn't be. That's all part of the job.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. This question is nonsensical.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  39. I had sympathy for you, but you went there. You kinda went to "I'm special because I live far away from the hospital." You...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Come and talk to us again when you've had a few experiences working during a winter storm, hurricane or volcano eruption. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. If a nurse can't afford a hotel room, how can he or she afford to miss work?
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Actually, I've done it, not for my employer, per se, but because I knew if I were sick and hospitalized, I would want...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I don't think of it as doing it for my employer...I am doing it for little patients and their family. I am not a martyr in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I think I was a little surprised when I read that staff would call out becauase of not having power at home....probably...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Ahhh I get home from an 18 hour snowy shift to this gem of a thread that reeks of familiarity! Didn't we talk about this...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Ok, well here's a battle story from Georgia, where we don't know how to drive. My friend spent 12 1/2 hours on the road to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. It's true that some cars handle better in the snow than others. But somehow, I don't see "But I drive a sports car and it's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. One thing that I think is being overlooked on this thread -- even those of us who make a special point of getting to work...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Oh please. I work in a hospital that mandates its nurses. So if enough people call off, then guess who has to stay and work...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I don't think Ktwlpn meant you were off topic, I think he/she praised you and didn't want the praise to derail the topic at...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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