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By NRSKarenRN, BSN, RN Admin

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: 25,891 (21% Liked) Likes: 11,782
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  1. I'm surprised you were fired. We had little cubbies in the patient's room that had locks on them. We encouraged...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Per most board of nursing statutes, if the nurse did not administer the medication or physically witness the medications...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I am sorry that you lost your job. This could have been a teaching opportunity, but.... Medications Should never be...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Nursing is so NOT what we dreamed it would be. I almost gave up being a nurse at all, for a lot of the reasons you give,...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Yup, they have it :) Thank the nurse who corrects you or 'educates' you, especially if the tone is (or seems) snotty. ...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. I would have asked her to watch her tone, also. Or, I would have said something like "I'm sorry, but am I upsetting you"...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Awesome! That's a great nurse right there who would make a great difference in not only her country but in other countries...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Just wanted to give an update.. I've been working as an LPN for two months now, while still enrolled full-time in a BSN...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. I graduated last night. Can't believe it's all over. I still have to take the AGCNS exam. But the school and clinical...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  10. One of the sad facts of nursing life is that you have to work holidays. Most facilities have you work every other holiday,...
    NRSKarenRN
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I have five kids, including one about to start college, and I agree with GrnTea. College students are adults and need to...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. The best thing he can do is ask around and see if he can find a school to work with him. If he wants to become an LPN there...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. OP, that's the beauty if the Internet, look around and see that these posters are educators and parents themselves-that's...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! This thread is useless without pictures.......KIDDING!! Yes, there are specially ordered panties...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Wow, interesting. If they only knew the kinds of thoughts that go through my head sometimes . . . :D That's pretty good...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  16. It is an effort in futility. Until parents have someone to talk to or a pediatrician that will triage on the phone and stop...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Patient Education
  17. mortifying your kids really is the best gift of all!
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. They offered me the HH position so I'm going to take it! Giving my notice today at my current job and I'm scared!
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. Here's the thing: if you go into a job expecting to see "nurses eating their young", you will find it. Attitude plays a lot...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Had a patient's family member ask us for sympathy to be more considerate of his feelings when he went all anger management...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. Wow, a metaNETY thread. Or is it a NETY metathread? This is interesting. I am on a number of lists for volunteers and...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Nursing is demanding, no doubt about it. We all know that there are health benefits of regular walking. But, good grief,...
    NRSKarenRN
    Toon Forum: Nurses Rock
  23. A good nurse manager is: Organized Quick to respond to communications Fair Gives time off when requested Grants...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Your reasons for leaving your hospital system are pretty much the same ones I had for leaving my last one. My coworkers...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Hospitals will likely still not allow employees to use marijuana even if it is legal on the federal level. For example, many...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  26. I wouldn't even trust a phone call. Without a written policy with clear and concise language readily available by the BON in...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  27. I also agree. I took, and encouraged my classmates to take, several PRN jobs. When I was offered a first full hospital...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  28. This policy has nothing to do with reducing abuse and all about diminishing the practice of NPs. If it was truly meant to...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  29. I logged into my acct after 3 years and read some of my posts. It's funny to read some of my old posts. I was such a nervous...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  30. Betty Ackley died on Dec. 11 after a 9-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Many students and nurses have relied on the...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. It's a little much. I suggest carrying a briefcase or some sort of portfolio file to contain it discretely. Have the...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  32. I agree completely; and, also, FWIW, a few years ago, when there was another active thread on this same subject, I did a...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  33. Patients actually have a legal right to the full name you are licensed under, that's a requirement of the license. We are a...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  34. Here is a cute idea.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Nursing has changed so very much, and yes, there are times when it is all about revenue, but at the basis of it all is the...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I think all nurses who work in the profession long enough get very disillusioned with the 'system'. The priorities of the...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. This. Every word of this.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  38. the WORST scrubs are the ones that you cannot untie when you have to use the bathroom...now THAT is an emergency situation!
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. I don't agree that the Doc's are in the wrong by discharging patients. While they might be writing the orders "in one...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I'd ask your instructor, but let's think of a familiar example. You have a three-year-old. You are in the process of...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  41. Nurses are the ones who interact with patients, hour by hour; not a twice a day check in by the MD. Nurses assess for and...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Before ADHD is diagnosed, there are two forms that need to be completed- one for the parents and one for the school...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  43. I think your feelings are perfectly normal. I was an RN for 14 years prior to becoming an APN and yes, I was still very...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  44. Is this a typical nursing environment? No it is not typical. Most psych professionals are caring compassionate people. ...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  45. Who is this "she" you're mentioning? If you are asking for an official copy of your transcripts, there is nothing for them...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  46. I've been a surveyor and have done it -- rarely. Typically, if we really needed to talk to someone who wasn't at work that...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  47. I have had them call me at home.....thankfully the DON gave me a heads up. I was charge RN when two things happened within...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  48. Shame on your DON. No, an MDS nurse needs experience. Sounds desperate and short sided. State will chew you up, spit you...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  49. Hard to believe management and administration has not acted on these behaviors. Most facilities have a code of conduct in...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. Whenever I sign a swap shift sheet, I make a copy of the original. So if someone alters or loses anything, I have my copy...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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