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By uRNmyway

Joined Jan 28, '12 - from 'Somewhere'. uRNmyway is a Registered Nurse. She has 'Roughly 5 years.' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med-surg, mother-baby'. Posts: 1,114 (57% Liked) Likes: 1,937

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  1. Montreal, graduated from Vanier College, started in 1978, took a two year break and then graduated in 1983, RN ever since.
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  2. I think most difficult for me would be peds. Probably not in the sense you are talking about, but I can't handle a child...
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    Forum: Patient Education
  3. Thankfully, I've never had a patient that beeped.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Patient with IV pump that keeps beeping over and over and over again (night shift). Try everything from priming the line,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. i don't get it. people write about the horrible mistakes they've made that got them fired from work or suspended, and then...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. This thread is a year and a half old, not even sure how it got revived. But should I choose to vent, or whine,...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. This is the OP. I did not make anything up. Your experiences aren't mine, mine aren't yours. But to accuse me of making...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Someone mentioned that legally, an AMA signed by a competent patient is sufficient protection for your licence. Personally,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. My kid plays hockey. He now tells his teammates to "rub some dirt on it, princess!"
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  10. Aren't any if you the opposite? Every ache might be an osteosarcoma? back pain some spinal abcess? I see more pts who...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  11. 23 y/o female in for chest pain. Before she even had a chest X-RAY, husband comes to the hallway and asks a tech " she's...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. 14061
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. Babies scream bloody murder when you take their temperature. Crying does not mean a baby is suffering. It IS a little...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. I worked the entire time with my kids. In the ED I worked 5p to 1:30A as infants (they are 11 months apart) I as with them...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. You have a great point. I would much rather have 4 full days than a small amount of time and the weekends. I haven't thought...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Maybe you are a bad nurse; on the other hand, maybe you're just new. We don't work with you so we can't know if you're a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Just a general rant here and a bit of advice....If you are going to ask another nurse to switch shifts with you, you need to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. How very sad your friends have such one sided opinions. I have been a nurse for 31 years so far, and am at the bedside again...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Welcome to Allnurses.com! The overwhelming majority of nurses do not have MDs as bosses, nor are we bossed around by MDs....
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. You know...I have no idea what you are talking about. If nurses are stating it is the state that disallows them from...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Ok paramedics should intubate. Doesn't bother me. Frankly I have enough to do. I am not arguing with you. I never said...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. OK, I will conceede that there IS downtime on 11-7 in LTC. Anyone with time-management skills can knock out all the "extra"...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. So you could have "plenty of time on your hands", and you still wouldn't help with the hands-on care?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What was that? I couldn't hear you over the call bells of my twice as many patients with less support staff.
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I don't get this. Just put up new tubing. This is one of those instances where you should just take care of the situation...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Once worked for a place with a really old, early 20th century unit. On occasions, we would have bats. We had a BATSTICK,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I would have killed it for you. I would have taken a shoe and beat the crap out of it!
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I HATE SPIDERS! I called security once to kill a HUGE one in the nurses bathroom. When he asked why call me? I told him...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. ​Great movie idea! Samuel L Jackson could play the tough ICU nurse who has to keep everyone together while dealing with the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. You win the internet for this week. o0
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. (As I wheel out a frequent flyer/ETOH'er/manipulative patient, telling him he can't stay) Patient: You're cold. Me: I'm...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  32. One thing I learned very early as a psychiatric nurse: Not all of the nut cases are on the other side of the desk.
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  33. Then there was that time I mistook the "drowsy eye" alcohol warning on the oxycontin bottle for a "winking eye" alcohol...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  34. "Honey, you're at home. You can touch the pills" my wife poured some NSAIDS for me the other day when i was hurting she...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  35. Physicians should tell their patients not to take antibiotics for colds.
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  36. Years and years ago I was harassed by a medical director. I knew he had be on the 'watch list' before I started working...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. It's different for everyone, so I'm not going to tell you that you're not alone, because you may be......but that's okay....
    uRNmyway
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  38. Young whippersnapper! It's not nice to badmouth us old ladies! You notice, it's not us on this thread asking for tips! ...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  39. I donít know why anyone would assault someone who is trying to help them, especially someone who is aware of what they are...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. I have spent the last two days interviewing candidates for an open RN position on my floor. Last week I went through the 14...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  41. Some posters just do not get it. It is not the job of the recruiter to be fair or considerate or understanding. Her job is...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  42. The thing is, if you can yell "Nurse!!!" at the top of your lungs, I know you're breathing and have a pulse. Usually...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  43. Are you really comparing race to someone smoking? Last time I checked, I didn't have a choice in race, but I DO have the...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  44. I wonder if adding it to consent forms would be helpful? "If you physically assault your nurse/healthcare professionals...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. It is not acceptable for any health care worker to be physically abused by a patient. NEVER. Your first duty is to keep...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. If someone hits me I'm pressing charges. I've almost had a patient hit me and I gave him the death look and not even...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. THIS! U and country momma ROCK!!! Anne, RNC
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  48. You must be kidding me! Are you a nurse? Have you read the whole thread? There's no reason an RT, PT or X-ray tech cannot...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Glad you're "back"!! (((HUGS))) I concur: Zyprexa IS grrrreat!!! ;) :up: Actually the winter makes me MORE anxious;...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  50. Thank you. He's doing really well, which is great for us both because he's had to watch out for me so much lately. And yet,...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities


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