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By ktwlpn

Joined Aug 17, '00. Posts: 4,074 (26% Liked) Likes: 3,183

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  1. Stay professional, look her calmly in the eye, and say "you are going to keep orienting me to this floor", and "there is no...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Status dramaticus!!!!!!!!!!!!! YOU win the internet today!!! That is my new favorite term!!!!!
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. I would have a chat with the National Labor Relations Board about this. Your employer can't make you work 24 hours...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. To ignore it is to endorse it. Unfortunately, rude and inappropriate behavior has to be addressed, if you do not have the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. The very first thing I thought of when I read the title was this: 15853 ... for those of us who remember who this...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Please STOP complaining about how you are not enjoying your job anymore - DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!!! ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I think that some of what we read in this thread is fear...many people are aware that a hospital just might fire a nurse for...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  8. Don't use your emotions to make your decision. Don't be manipulated by family. Stand firm on your decision. Call adult...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. Critical thinking would mean such a stupid, useless product would never have existed in the first place. However, they do....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. You might as well just blow that thing up and make a balloon monkey out of it. Don't like them, never have. :-) I wanted...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I agree. There are 5 stages of grief, the OP is apparently feeling anger and displacing it. My own mother birthed a still...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. So, should OB's offices have 30 separate cubicles instead of a waiting room, because someone, at some point, might be...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. If you have never missed a day, and if it is your mother who passed away, your school may be willing to bend the rules for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. "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
  15. 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
  16. LOL! Women who "know" they are cute are extra annoying.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. 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
  18. 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,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I tried to unzip my coat so I could badge into my front door.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. People who often call out for BS reasons aren't above advertising it: pictures of Facebook of them climbing mountains when...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. 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...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  22. 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
  23. If you have a chronic illness you would be smart to get FMLA to cover yourself. There is intermittent which covers people...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  24. It's a business. If you cannot be depended on to be present, then you obviously need to find another job. Some people do...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  25. No, I have not. I would try cognitive behavioral therapy before trying meds, personally. Your mileage may vary.
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  26. 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
  27. Out of curiosity, does this patient complain when receiving other aspects of care? Does she let others assist with bathing...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  28. There are differences between your patient (dementia/confused) and the patient (alert/oriented) in the article.....however...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  29. I guess you really can sue for anything...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  30. 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
  31. It's questions like this that bring home to me how different I am from most people. I rarely cry about anything. I feel...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. Don't write will continue to monitor - will you be there every shift to monitor this patient? This is what I was told! If...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  33. Maybe she has well compensated for a long term CHRONIC diagnosis.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  34. 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
  35. Quit eating lunch with them.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. "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
  37. Nope, my instructors were there every minute of every clinical. We were not ALLOWED to be at a clinical site without an...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. You've missed out, grasshopper. ;)
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. My grandmother was found on the floor of her house unable to get up. She claimed that my dead grandfather had pushed her out...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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