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Joined Oct 10, '00 - from 'RN Spirit from Philly Burb'. NRSKarenRN is a PI Compliance Specialist, prior Central Intake Mgr Home Care Agency. She has '35+' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Home Care, VentsTelemetry, Home infusion'. Posts: 25,574 (21% Liked) Likes: 11,442
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  1. As a consultant who has been hired for expertise, your argument should be that you must talk with the frontline who is...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I just want to take the time out to acknowledge how awesome people can be. I have researched so many tips and study guides...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. I have been pretty vocal in my defense of ADHD sufferers in some threads recently, so it will probably not surprise you that...
    NRSKarenRN
    Article Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  4. You know, a while back, I took a LONG break from AN. Like 2 years. I was getting increasingly annoyed at posts and members....
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. No crackles. BP was stable. If you look further down the cardiologist knew about it. I already stated the metoprolol was...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  6. Well caregiver is a student. Many students are confused and unsure of the necessities of some protocols. Are you a nurse,...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Influenza is toxic. My own experience w/ it is, the two times I have NOT gotten the shot in the past 16 years, I've gotten...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  8. I have personally sen management and HR mark do not re-hire for insufficient notice...they wanted 4 weeks
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. Nope, they're going to flag you as "ineligible for rehire" and give you a bad reference for the rest of your career. Maybe...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  10. I've been with AN for a lot of years, and I can tell you that the "culture" is cyclical in nature.....a lot like life in...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. The weeding out of applicants is usually such a long process that I think most HR departments are used to hearing that while...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. The Price of Pastries Christina and Milton both love pastries. They both have dreams of one day becoming pastry chefs...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  13. Congratulations! You made it into the nursing program! Be prepared to have enough money saved up because you do NOT need...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  15. No, staff nurses don't always get a choice about it. If a school is scheduled to be on your unit that day ... the staff...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. But I'm not gonna get my flu shot because of the 0.00000001% chance I might get XYZ syndrome..... :rolleyes:
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  17. Thanks Karen - perfect timing.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  18. OK, here are the facts of life no one seems to be telling travelers: Your recruiter works for the agency, not you. Their...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  19. I am not sure where or how you practice but I do not "attend or assist". That is not my professional role nor is it the...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  20. Oh silly, of course we need physicians. :yes: They know their patients need nurses. Competent registered nurses know when...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  21. Please do more research and check your premises. It's very glib to say that your hospital will protect you. I've seen far...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  22. Also, for future reference, when resigning give one copy of your letter to the nurse manager and another copy to HR at the...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. What is the worst thing...they won't hire you back. However in the future I would not "officially"" resign without a way to...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. In this modern day and age, Email is a correct way to do an official contact for things like resignations. many places...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I suggest keeping a diary after work or on break time. Note what happened factually just like you do when charting. The...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  26. Ok this is really just more of a vent... and maybe to see if any others have had this happen or something similar. I had...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  27. Fly fishing man. The key to good mental health.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  28. All of the contributions, comments, and thoughts were heard, are being discussed and incorporated. That is what I have...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Yes! This is what I kept reading about online..central pontine demyelinosis. I even asked my teacher about several articles...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  30. I am a RN supervisor for a very large facility in california. In the state of california it is NOT in the scope of practice...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  31. Just remember, because nurses have something in their scope of practice doesn't mean that nurses own that particular...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  32. https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/t1/s600x600/1538888_631940476875965_253972551_n.jpg Source:...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  33. Me too. There seems to be a lot of the "inability to critically think" going around these days -- about a lot of topics. ...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  34. Measles, mumps, rubella, viral meningitis, scarlatina, whooping cough, tonsillitis, chickenpox and precancerous HPV are all...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  35. "Myth 6: Giving a child more than one vaccine at a time can increase the risk of harmful side-effects, which can overload...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  36. Care plan idea?? At risk for pressure ulcers related to bony prominences. Intervention - candy corn, jelly bellies,...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  37. Absolutely this. It may be a one-time thing. But it may be a flaw in the system that needs to be finessed. They won't know...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  38. Let them know so they can fix the problem for the future.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  39. The lift is more passive, and the stand lift requires a whole lot more in the way of multi steps. And I have to say...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. Most nurses rarely consider corrections as a specialty, if they even realize that jails/prisons employ nurses. Of course,...
    NRSKarenRN
    Article Forum: Correctional Nursing
  41. Most facilities have a requirement of annual competencies that have to be completed by all staff.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. We should all be following and practicing evidence-basednursing. The point of it is that things change, new...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. How many times have I heard nurses say, "Oh, sure, we do THAT because we've always done it that way." Or how about, "That...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Paco, you can do a few things to position yourself for a career in the ER. Take ACLS, PALS and TNCC. Join ENA. ...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  45. Because this "gentleman" is exhibiting these behaviors due to his progression of his Dementia, and add a TBI to it, you are...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. Hourly rounds can mean a lot of things...I consider peaking my head in at night an hourly round.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. You need to keep in mind the number of mls between where that infusion connects to the patient, and the rate of the "carrier...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Several years ago my former DON was escorted out of the facility by federal surveyors after a particularly horrible annual...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Let me tell you a story or two. I got a job in the cath lab where they were the second invasive lab for hundreds of...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I have a friend who puts out anti-vaccine rhetoric everyday on Facebook. I posted the "growing up unvaccinated" article on...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu


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