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  1. I have no desire to live with zombies or to spend my days fighting them off. I would go surfing untll a zomshark ate me and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I'd be eating someone's brains. I don't run very fast.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. This is a TOTALLY different animal. That's kind of like saying you're an aunt so you can totally know what to expect when...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. I would urge you to reconsider the health care field if you are looking for "respect". Only get into nursing if you truly...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Why do you want to be a nurse? Not much respect for nurses, either. Can't compare the salary, but I can assure you the work...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. My advice is stick it out for the summer. Yes, it's a hard job. Nobody enjoys cleaning incontinent adults. It is however...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. I have never heard of a hospital or doctor's office hiring a CNA without AT LEAST 6 months of long term care experience....
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. If your facility is not intended to care for this type of patient then you're not only allowed to transfer the patient to an...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. I wish there was a likeX1000 button. This is exactly why I find hospice so fulfilling. OP, you say nursing is...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. As an RN you will be transferring patients. You'll be the person the patient is refusing meds from. When you don't have a...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. One shift? Just stick it out- it's valuable experience. It's not about you being happy really. ALL patients need care- you...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. It's not what they do FOR me, it's what we do together. Know your role, know my role. I'm not afraid to get my hands...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Sounds like they did remove her from didactic instruction, which is what your complaint addresses. Good. Although I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. I attended a viewing for an elderly and very grumpy man who seemed to have no one at all. Unbeknownst to me my former pt...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Thx commuter! There are ways to get rid of the smell! Walmart is your friend! They sell febreeze and everything else...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. We once had a patient with refractory vomiting who did well with continuous haldol via clysis. She might accept clysis with...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. is it possible to drop an NG tube and hook it up to suction? When I worked on Digestive Disease floor it was pretty much...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. Did they ever figure out exactly what happened? I gotta wonder if the admin. is trying to distract attention from a poorly...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Never heard of a "nursing dose." We also have standing orders and do not independently operate outside of those without a...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  20. Your bringing back memories of the female astronaut on her mission to eliminate the competition. lol
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Is she the one taking care of Jahi in Joisey? (sorry, couldn't resist)
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. We had a patient just recently whose father worked in "the medical field." He worked at a nearby facility in environmental...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. if a person has this many injuries, then you should be inserting a catheter. As for poise pads vs bedpans, well the next...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Are you serious. Poise pads will not hold a full emptying of a bladder. A pad will assuredly make everything wet. From the...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Thanks for the witty reply. In the hopes of not having to make 50 to 100 calls, I would rather see if there were 50 people...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  26. Your question sort of puzzles me ;) I think that you need to clarify your question if you want to receive any quality...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Because they think they are special. They aren't, no one cares.
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Your family situation is a difficult one, that is not helping you towards your goal of becoming an RN. YOU must choose...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. Dear Soon to be Applicant to Nursing School, Let's talk. You don't have time or money. Your GPA sucks. But, you've...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  30. You, sir, are a classy gentleman. Your wife and family are VERY lucky to have you. :yes:
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  31. Then think about once she's a nurse. She'll sue the hospital because she was not accommodated with 5breaks because she needs...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing News
  32. I'll add my name to the list of AN members who are disappointed with the title of this thread as well. :nono:
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing News
  33. I agree with you, I also found the title to be a bit "National Enquirer" and I'm also curious to know if bad behavior has...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nursing News
  34. When my parents got divorced, my mom turned me into her best friend. I was 8. I thought it was cool and I was grown up. I...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  35. It's easy to blame somebody else when we're paralyzed with fear or indecision. "I can't do this, because she won't let me",...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. Therapy can help you immensely. You need someone to help build you up considering that everyone else around you, by your own...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. You paid $500 to take the TEAS V? That is INSANE. I paid $50 at most to take it two years ago. Maybe your school ripped you...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. Hmm, it's almost like they want to make sure only the most capable and deserving applicants are accepted...;) As we've all...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. *cue dramatic music* I paid all of $30 to take my HESI A2 entrance exam. And if you had a previous associate degree yet...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. It sounds like it might be financially easier to stick it out until graduation and then move out when you've secured a...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. I understand you love this lady. The thing is she is not your family. Sometimes you do everything in your scope and then you...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  42. The woman is on hospice because she qualifies and signed the EOB. It sounds like you are having professional boundary...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  43. It’s called professionalism. Again, professionalism. Never heard of this. Yeah, it’s almost if an...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  44. Well it sounds like you had a bad experience. Not all nursing programs are that horrible. When I was in nursing school...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  45. Well now you all have done it. Now that you've run her off who's going to come into nursing and rock it like its never been...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. FWIW, you don't need to request anything; you can change your User ID via your own user tools (Dashboard) and you can choose...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. dont worry I requested to be taken off this site, thank you!
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I'm not a fan of saying "you have to pay your dues", but I AM a fan of saying "you aren't worth better pay without better...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I can see that someone who is monitoring rhythms would need to know diagnosis, if only to remind the nurse when reporting...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. In addition to all of the above, I would next time he touches you in a loud voice say "You have one second to take your...
    ktwlpn
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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