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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: 1,163 (59% Liked) Likes: 2,254

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  1. Hope is never lost, but it can change. At some point, we can no longer hope for cure, but we can hope for comfort, honesty,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. I agree with NightCrow to a point. But I feel I should point out that the environment you describe for your clinicals and...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. What kind of a rat hole do you work in? Guide wires left in when central lines are started, people fabricating vital signs,...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. I'm an APRN and in one of the hospital systems I am credentialed at, we log in under our own name/password but we have an...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. "sudden onset speech difficulties, headache and right hand numbness." I am hoping that you know you did the right thing,...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  6. Then there are the children who have aged out of foster care systems ... people and families - often women with children -...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. Are you still a student? I'd really hate to think someone who hasn't even graduated would be so jaded already. I echo...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. It appears the school officials are doing you a huge favor. You are currently failing the nursing program because you are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. With people waiting two and three years to get in, it seems to me the seat in the program should be given to someone who...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Here is the thing. You knew the requirements before hand and you did not meet the minimums. You must learn from this...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. I jinxed myself on this thread saying I can handle any form of poop. I met my match in a brand new, c-diff-ridden colostomy...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Blood and guts do not bother me. I hate feet. I cannot stand to have to deal with feet in any way.
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I think this happens more that I'd like to admit. Before you report it...choose your battles wisely. I was recently...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. The purpose of calling a medical response is to get your patient the help they need now, not in 10 minutes when the...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. "Patient is at risk for developing drug tolerance"......Why on earth would you chart such a statement in the first place?...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Years ago, patient was in the cath lab and one of the cameras fell and hit him on the head. He had two black eyes and a lac...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. One of my co-workers cut her thumb while breaking an ampule and yelled "G-d- it!!!" in the hospital room of a Baptist...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. ​Five second rule?
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I know, she was lucky she didn't get decked for her behavior...I know *I* felt like it. :roflmao: Oh she was a piece...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I worked with a nurse who was a smart, nice, fun person but boy, oh, boy, did she love to talk about her sex life! She did...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Why on earth don't they do the smart thing and get your mother a bedside commode?? This is not difficult. That way she can...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  22. Oh em gee!! I wish the phone app had emoticons so I could use the bug-eyed, jaw dropped one Lmao! He could've gone for the...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. Leaving medication at the bedside "because the patient said they will take it." Some will, but many patients forget or drop...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  24. re: the K+ comment in the ED, it is good practice, that if you are hanging K+ on a peripheral line, you hang it on its own...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  25. Another please stop: Please, when you have orders to hand irrigate a foley catheter, understand that this is a sterile...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  26. Just wondering...Are you talking about inpatient infusions of IV K+ or across the board it should be through a central line?...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  27. I can see it all now: toilet paper count at shift change! :roflmao: More 'paper-work"!
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  28. I never put the full amount of the bag of IVF hanging. I will always put 50 - 100 mL left (depending on my rate) so that I...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  29. Yeah, toilet paper thievery by nurses is one of the reasons hospitals are going broke. :yes:
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  30. Same thing goes for foleys on incontinent patients. If the doctor says to d/c it, please do it. Don't wait until the end of...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  31. We work with a skeleton crew at night. For the love of Heaven, if a patient is ordered a laxative at 0900, stop waiting...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  32. Is 02 extension tubing available? If not, I'd deal with that problem in addition to educating the CNAs.
    uRNmyway
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  33. Okay this isn't my story to tell, but a coworkers: Nurse was talking to a patient as she was about to place an IV. A...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I have a bad habit of telling discharged patients "see you later!" That can come across morbid, depending on the situation.
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I tend to ramble on, lose track of my story and add a million pointless details, and then end all of my sentences with...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. During an interview, the nurse manager jokingly asked me if I would be willing to help dust her office before JCAHO visits....
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Oh I have a good one. Last year, one of my coworkers was having a time in a room with a patient. Screaming, thrashing,...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. We were talking about sexual harassment in our sociology class. Instructor said "one type is quid pro quo. What does that...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. You did absolutely nothing wrong. It was the doctor who was negligent in that case, in my opinion. Did he/ she just assume...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I have told this story a few times . . . I was a new nurse and my patient had just become PICU status and was in the...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I was a student when I breezed into my pt's room at 0730, ready to take on the day and be the best nurse I could be. My pt...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I was speaking with a patient who was upset over her recent leg amputation. So I was talking her into better spirits. Well...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Oh I'm a walking talking disaster sometimes. let's see, once as an aide I was doing my 1st round of the morning. A family...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Working on an 'overflow' floor where we had ALL manner of patients. Helping deliver supper trays, and walked in to...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. not I - but one of our LPN's loves to tell the story of when he was on orientation - first day and was nervous. He hums...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. In an interview I was asked something along the lines of "where did I see myself in the future with my nursing career" and I...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. :yes: Yes, but it can also be the other way around - young male and older female. Let's hear it for all the cougars out...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I posted this before, but anyway.... I was taking care of 40 something year old female patient. I was giving her some liquid...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Oh my gosh I have said so many things! I was nervous answering the phones when I started my job. A person called in wanted...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I had an elderly female patient tell me how much she liked doing card tricks. Later on, in front of her entire family...
    uRNmyway
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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