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  1. Not in the scope of practice in this state
    Jul 28
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. I work in an LTC-25 years ago the place could not keep the MINIMUM number of RN's in the building. Today we have a number of...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Our managers must take turns taking "on call' and they do receive a stipend. As salaried employees they have the freedom and...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. We utilize Merry Walkers when appropriate. However we have had more then a few residents suffer some pretty serious falls...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  5. I'm betting that stuff fell off the back of a truck. She probably got it at some flea market like Cowtown in NJ and it's all...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Ever have 98? seems a bit much to me.
    Jul 20
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. That's not safe. What happened that shift? Who covered the other unit? We have had so many calls off int eh past 6 weeks...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. I understood she was told to take both units with close to 50 residents on each for a total of close to 100.Color me...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Put a bandaid on a small scrape/skin tear or hangnail without and order and here is what may happen 1-no-one checks the...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. QUOTE>>>Why do people act this way? I think it is insecurity and the need to dominate when threatened.<<<unquote ...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. There is a new generation of nurses who expect everything to come easy to them. They have always won a prize just for...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. When I am mentoring a new nurse I expect her to know where to look for the answers to all of the questions she might have,...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Abuse of power is wrong. Teachers (not just in nursing school) nurses, cops-any boss can be guilty of that. I would like to...
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. I'm so sorry to hear that.How many residents do you have? How long do they have to find another LTC?I can't imagine how hard...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Purse/wallet/cigarettes in the back seat are all great ideas. Taking one of the kid's shoes off and put in beside you in the...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. Sheesh-this is one skill I missed in school. I just had to read the directions on the package when I had to do it...
    Jul 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I don't want anyone to think I agree with the mother's behavior. I am just not surprised by it and can't believe anyone on...
    Jul 4
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Those were the actions of an angry woman-what difference does it make if she was "unprofessional and rude?" She is not a...
    Jul 3
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. <<<I am in an ethical and moral dilemma. A patient has her feeding tube stopped as per family's wishes. The patient is...
    Jul 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. <<<<<After a very intense, heated and emotional debate.. (btw my DON thought things were fine left as they were) and she...
    Jul 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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