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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: 25,553 (21% Liked) Likes: 11,399
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  1. National Campaign for Safe RN-to-Patient Staffing Ratios | National Nurses United Quality and Patient Safety ...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. The downside is the the higher nurse/patient ratios. The nurse in LTAC critical care might receive three patients. The nurse...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Not only should each and every employee abide by the company's absence policy the EMPLOYER should have to aside by it as...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. There are childish methods to deal with childish behavior of some nurses. Come on, we know who they are. The ones who...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. We have progressive discipline and tracking for all employees including management at my organization. For people who say...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Holy Ef.... IV Demerol for kidney stones? Yikes. I've done the Demerol dance back in the day (as a patient) and all I can...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Are you an NP, who is being told by supervising physicians to order opioid analgesics? I just wanted to clearly...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. The Post is a v. conservative paper that is practically a tabloid. I would not get too worked up about anything it...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  9. This is a business relationship that is codified by laws and agreements. If I am an at-will employee then by employer is an...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. I'm really torn on this one. I'm from the generation that says "you took the job, they put time and money into your...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. It's inappropriate to use a time when someone is ill and in the hospital to proselytize. The imbalance of power in the nurse...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  12. When my father was dying, the CNA in the hospice facility felt the need to say something overtly Christian nearly every time...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  13. Highly unethical and quite possibly illegal, depending on what happens on the back end with billing. It amounts to...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  14. Yup and THAT is why EVERY NURSE should have their own malpractice insurance.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. First, there is not a published retention rate yet for the FNP program at Walden because it is new. The program is...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. I don't know anything specifically about Walden but I finished my associates degree through Excelsior College and obtained...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. My husband has pancreatic CA and I have yet to see people wearing purple ribbons and running races for him and his fellow...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. As an ovarian cancer survivor, I have felt some resentment towards the focus on breast cancer. My cynical thought is that...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. TELL YOUR SISTERS... When educating women about Ovarian Cancer, it is important that those with a strong family history...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I agree, to a certain extent. Breast cancer is still considered a women's cancer, however, the Komen Foundation helped to...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. My post will probably offend some. That's not my intention, I just wish to put my observations and perceptions out there...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. On Sept. 4th, President Obama signed a proclamation declaring September "Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month." He urged women to...
    NRSKarenRN
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Physician Assistant jobs, PA anesthesiologist Pain Management Anesthesiology, Anesthesia Post Nurse Practitioner Jobs, CRNA...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  24. I feel compelled to make a few comments, they aren't directed at the poster, just good for thought. Now in 19 states...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. For me: I get to the hospital at 745AM and round on whatever patients my office has admitted, normally 3-4, put in...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  26. I work at a small specialty hospital with a free parking lot (thank goodness). However, there are large academic medical...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I'm surprised she didn't consider herself "too posh to push". :facepalm:
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  28. pfchang & pepper- go to your account dashboard, choose edit settings from the drop down menu, and check the box next to...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Site Feedback
  29. The misinformation in these tax threads is astounding. Here are some federal tax rates for a single filer for 2014 (amounts...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. You all may be poop magnets, but I claim the title of Poop Whisperer. Got a kid who hasn't pooped in a week? Just pencil...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I'm a feces magnet....so much that when my Dad was in the hospital my sisters jokingly said they wouldn't eat with me....for...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. This is the best guiding principal you can have. It will serve you well. Hopefully the DON will respond to your...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  33. I passed the state exam and received my CNA certification about the same time I started working at my first CNA position at...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  34. It's quite different when you are actually working there because you are no longer a tourist but you actually have...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  35. I was required to do observation in the Peds ED this weekend. It was supposed to be a 4 hour observation only, just to...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. We are talking AIRWAY here. You are spot on to consult RT as to how to maintain the patients home CPAP therapy. RT needs...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Again, the OP was quite clearly referring to use of their home CPAP machine, we're not talking about using a home CPAP...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. to GrannyRRT, I had a patient die from complications of Legionella pneumonia. The Health Department identified the...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I have been a registered sleep technologist for 14 years and I have seen CPAP being used in the hospital during nursing...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I can't find anything that says this is a "trend", maybe you could direct me to a source? There are certainly...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I respectfully beg to differ. Given a choice between a nurse who genuinely cares about her or his patients and one that is...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  42. This is precisely why I began to casually pursue the BSN 4 years ago. It was a personal goal and I saw the move to...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  43. Both of these issues are silly and other than a verbal warning for not following policy that should be it. The 15 minute...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  44. The concerns your director brought to your attention are very serious because they are patient safety issues. I am happy...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  45. If you look at the survey, you can see that we asked for type of license or certification.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Not all SNFs have NS or other primary fluid laying around to use as a base fluid. Some don't have even have secondary...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  47. Easy with the innuendo or I'll have to complain to management and get this thread shut down ;=)
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. "being spoken down to, lied to and yelled at." Is this management or patients? Seriously.. this is the manipulative drug...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  49. Speaking of applying critical thinking, I just read through the entire IOM article from your link. The entire point of the...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  50. That's a solvable problem since the current LPN, Diploma, and ADN programs would all cease to exist. The new "blended"...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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