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By Lovely_RN

Joined Jan 12, '05. Posts: 1,150 (42% Liked) Likes: 1,879

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  1. I worked years ago in a VA that had a general psych unit and a 28-day drug/EtOH rehab, and the two programs shared the same...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  2. I worked in a private top of the line detox that was closed and merged with the psych unit. I got the same thing a lot. I...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  3. Addicts live in a world of magical thinking and denial. You might try something along the lines of them not worrying...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  4. I was "forced" into this speciality after going through rehab and surrendering my nursing license. :sarcastic: I was then...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  5. Here Employed Nurse! Have a travel coffee mug!! Now get back to working short-staffed and don't forget to kiss everybody's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. When I worked in the hospital, I despised nurses' week because it felt like "here's one week of the year where we're going...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Add me to this list. I have a year in and i hate it more and more everyday. never liked it much to begin with. those of you...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. There is a fullfilling life as a nurse away from the bedside. Clinics, school nurse, healthcare sales, blood bank, skin...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. I need to vent once again. So my hospital has come up with this stupid rule. The tech's are not allowed to do vital signs,...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. I am finding that lately after 25+years I am also hating the bedside. Mainly because of the backstabbers I work with, a...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Reasons I love clinic work and how I'm so mentally, physically, and emotionally relieved to be going back to it in a few...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. Makes me feel a little better that I'm not the only one feeling this way. I used to go into work with my mom back in the...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. Helping co-workers is great, but if someone is arriving late often, or falling behind because they take extended breaks, the...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. I had plans once, for retirement, even had money. One foray into the health care system without insurance took care of all...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. re-read lovely_rn's post. that poster hits the nail on the head. the woman in question found a job after graduating from...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  16. ^I had a shift from hades Friday, and 3 of my patients were barely checked on during the night because I was so stuck...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. i predict "my preceptor hates me" and "nurses eat their young" posts.
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. My New Years' Resolution is similar to yours... to not check my work email at home and to not respond to any of the emails...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. OMG must add another comment after reading all others......true.....when did being in the hospital ever turn into something...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. I have patients with liver disease who want narcs constantly, how about NO you need your liver more than a buzz, idiot. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. "Unhook me from that IV pole, I feel like a damn pin cushion" - IV heroin drug user with multiple admissions for...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. There have been times where I really felt like I was going to lose it. Usually when I haven't had anything to eat or a...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. I agree with you wholeheartedly, nursing is bad for your health physically and emotionally and I too feel the need for meds...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. It's like the perfect blend between a server, a drug dealer, and a customer service rep. Maybe add in an information booth...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  25. I get to work about 6:45, get my pt assignment for the day. I look up the H&P, consults, order's, labs, VS hx - to not trend...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  26. Thanks for taking the time to paint a picture of a day in your life as a tele nurse for us. You did a great job. I had these...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  27. Agreed...WTH?? I would not want to work in that enviornment. I am a bad nurse for making my patient clean, comfortable,...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  28. I am gob smacked. DNR doesn't mean NO care or let's do our best to kill them quickest. I am also confused why any order...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  29. Obviously, I cannot speak for your specific organization, but I can say with some certainty that the overwhelming majority...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  30. I see you are a pre-nursing student and have asked many questions in many forums. I think it will be easier to get a handle...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  31. In the 19 years that I was active as a volunteer EMS member of my local fire department (2 years NREMT-Basic + 17 years...
    Lovely_RN
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I'm nearly 50 and this is my first year as a graduate nurse working a job. I've been at it about 3 weeks now. I'm haunted by...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I've seen this already at a hospital system that is filled with young newbies and next to no older nurses. I had a family...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. You must have worked for Banner Healthcare. They use the catch phrase of 'not meeting core values' as a method of firing...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Seeing a lot of these threads lately. I myself am one of the statistics. Just recently took the layoff option, rather...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I think what is defined as a basic right changes with whatever the current society thinks. Depends on where you are in the...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  37. A human right is whatever we decide it should be (as time passes -- subject to change). As humans we can make of the...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  38. If we never changed anything in the Constitution I'd still only be three-fifths of a person.
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  39. Look. Basic human rights are whatever we want them to be. Religion is whatever you want it to be or not. None of the...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. The Constitution also used to allow slavery and limited voting rights, so I'd hardly consider it the authority on human...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  41. I am a really new nurse, but am beginning to learn that this kind of knowledge comes slowly to most families. It has to be...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. When he asks me how she is doing? I lie and say she's comfortable. That comforts him. Even though I know she isn't...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I used to love nursing but right now I feel kind of hopeless about my job. I worked on the floor for 10 years and...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  44. It's pretty common. Many people look at the prospect of working 3 12-hour shifts per week and think, "Yipee! I get 4 days...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. My first day off after working 12's I am exhausted! I have no energy to do anything and I'm all sore and achy. I just lay...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. The bath basins are actually a HUGE infection risk. We've cultured bath basins where I work. All of them grew out...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. And frankly if it's about saving money on linens. I don't pay for linens. I don't care about linens. I use whatever...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I don't use a wipe at home, I wouldn't expect to bathe with a wipe at the hospital. Get a basin, large towels to line the...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I know lots of computer engineers, all making atleast 135k/year about 5-7 years into their careers. They get hour lunch...
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. My two cents? (cuz you're all dieing to know, right?) If you want to pull in 6 figures a year... DON'T go into nursing....
    Lovely_RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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