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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: 25,414 (21% Liked) Likes: 11,235
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  1. Yep. I found it disingenuous when, on an episode that aired a few years ago, the doctor on the show "House" was...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  2. My question is: how do we assess our patients if we're not even touching them? If an aide is doing the bottom washing, tube...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. I worked with a nurse who refers to baths and toileting as CNA work. Totally blew me away. You can find out so much about...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Alternative title (courtesy of Brian Booth): How much is that cheap thing you bought going to cost you in the long run? ...
    NRSKarenRN
    Article Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. It doesn't impact the discussion at all. Welcome to AN! The largest online nursing community! I have worked at...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. I'll buy you bamboo shoots or a beer Panda. that's the best retort I've ever seen on this board.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. Family members of patients in the intensive care unit are an intricate piece in the end of life decision making process....
    NRSKarenRN
    Article Forum: Hospice Nursing
  8. This. I actually considered this program, but went with another program because I was working full time as a LPN. If...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. " After 2 years of being on the waiting list, she is so excited for her first day of nursing school".
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  10. Submit your captions! Do you think you have what it takes to create a LOL moment? Why not give it a try? It's free. You...
    NRSKarenRN
    Toon Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  11. Sounds like you were using a Salem sump for feedings and she tried to force meds through the air vent? Now you have a...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  12. Exactly. It's not just nonsensical, it's unethical and illegal (if you read your nurse practice act). One of the things...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  13. Good for you! When I was a new CM I had my first AMA and it was on a cardiac step-down unit. The patient refused a stent...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  14. It's not up to you -- or the ARNP-- to make a judgment on "encouraging" or "condoning" any "behavior." Any patient has the...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  15. I don't think gender matters in any specialty. But I do have a story to tell that will confirm the impact of a male nurse on...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  16. You probably need the order for reimbursement.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. " When a healthcare provider chooses to provide occupational health services, the contractual relationship with the employer...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  18. Here in the US we have an organization that researches quality evidence based medicine. They are called the AHRQ (The...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. By suspend, I assume you mean to place in an inactive status. I don't see why there should be a problem. There is normally...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  20. Call your malpractice carrier for advice and representation (hopefully you have a personal policy) Otherwise contact an...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  21. I almost have my RN and have been an LPN for 33 years. I have been doing case management for the last 7 years and now am...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. I was just like you when I started my first hospital job 19 years ago. I was so excited and thrilled to finally be able to...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Hello Everyone! I stumbled across this site while searching for ways to reach more nursing professionals for a work place...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  24. Update: This has been the week to kill the Republican myth that Obamacare isn't really getting the uninsured covered, that...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. There are many reasons why auto and home insurance is relatively cheap compared to health insurance. Some of those reasons:...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  26. One of the goals of allnurses.com has always been to elevate and recognize the importance of nursing as a profession. ...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Tell them that while working on a surgical floor you saw first hand the difference between a patient being well-prepared for...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  28. Hello, I've decided to come of out hiding and start posting :yes:. I've been lurking on All Nurses since 2009, joined in...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  29. Like Mr. Rogers would say - "Welcome to the neighborhood".
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  30. When did orienting a new nurse become all about the preceptor's and nurse's relationship? When did it become letting a new...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. I agree with the gist of what is said in the OP's post, though the tone was a bit harsh. I do think we live in a "victim...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. I couldn't agree more. Let's take another example from my own background as a lawyer with 11 years of experience. There are...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Let's be clear: these outcome studies not "NP studies". They are published in major MEDICAL journals, including the JAMA. ...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. What non-anecdotal evidence do you have the NP education is "subpar"?
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. don't think it is so much a compatibility issue, I was taught you simply didn't breach a TPN line for infection control...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  36. I'm interested to hear the input of nurses with more experience than I do. I am personally guilty of pushing meds faster...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  37. I am not always in favor of new grads and this is from a parent's perspective. However, in the right home, with the right...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  38. I have two comments. 1. How is your agency keeping the kids safe with one nurse? When we took two complex kiddos (not...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  39. In home care & private duty you are focused on a single patient because their condition or diagnosis is severe enough to...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  40. not all nursing organizations are liberal. I live in NC and the association here took NO position on the non-expansion of...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  41. d'cm. If I had time and space I would talk about the "general welfare of the People". I guess you have already decided that...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  42. Otessa, I agree. I never have joined the ANA for the same reason (and I was a nurse for MANY years) Funny, how normally...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  43. Thanks everyone for your responses and she didn't finish her meds for the night. She left at 7 pm when she still had 9pm med...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  44. Nursing strikes typically are not over their "own shellfish needs" (but, hey -- I really gotta have some shrimp!!! :)), but...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  45. Interrupting and not listening to others isn't a liberal OR conservative thing. It's just a person thing. People tend to do...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  46. Be really, really careful participating in these type of conversations with co-workers. It is all ha-ha's fun and games...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Here is the thing, to hospitals (employers) they are not being unreasonable in their demands regarding the BSN. They point...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Wrong on both assumptions. CDC - Flu Vaccine Effectiveness: Questions and Answers for Health Professionals | Health...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  49. There is danger in living in a political and media bubble. It is frightening the number of otherwise well educated people...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  50. There are approximately 40K CRNAs, and the vast majority of those have at least a Masters degree. There are...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)


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