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By sherdk

Joined May 9, '12. Posts: 21 (67% Liked) Likes: 45

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  1. Codes were started many years ago for SUDDEN UNEXPECTED DEATH and in my opinion should remain so. We have gone from one...
    Sep 24 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I live in Canada and would have to look up Standards of Practice for each province and they may be different regarding this...
    Sep 17 '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  3. Hi RN Chaos You are the kind of nurse that we need !!!! caring and conscientious--just learn from this experience. There...
    Sep 17 '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. I believe that it is an individual decision-- some people love nights and others dont--- I think that you will have to try...
    Sep 15 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I think that "working together and how to ask for or where to get help" are two areas that could be used to start a...
    Aug 21 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. FORTHELOVEOF LTC needs nurses like you!!!!
    Aug 14 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. I treat and care for everyone the way that I want someone to care for and speak to me-- the elderly deserve our respect!!!!...
    Aug 14 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. I am Canadian however your comments apply to my experience too. I worked in acute care for over 40 years and have to admit...
    Aug 14 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Hi I do understand your problem. I have been a nurse for over 40 years and have worked in LTC for the last 5 with years...
    Aug 13 '12
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  10. Take some courses like ACLS ATLS or TNCC to show that you are interested in this specialty.
    Jul 3 '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Barbara-- You are right on-- that nursing in Long Term Care is a specialty of its own and requires special assessment...
    Jun 21 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Hi__ I think that you did very well and did all that you could. I have been a nurse for 47 years and death is still...
    Jun 18 '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. go for a walk or a run if possible
    Jun 3 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Hi just divide the topics into small parts so that it isnt so overwhelming-- write a plan of what needs to be reviewed and...
    Jun 1 '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. sense of humour-- especially being able to laugh at yourself!!
    May 27 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. If money is the reason that a person wants to be a nurse-- it shows in the care that is given to the patients/ residents/...
    May 18 '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  17. I wanted to be a nurse from the time I can remember-- had a fantastic role model-- she died at age 43 from Ca of the breast....
    May 18 '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  18. I love working the holiday days--- depending upon which area you work -- can be very quiet and usually no management staff...
    May 17 '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  19. yep and coffee breath too
    May 16 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Experience is a must-- not fair to students even if you are very BOOK smart----knowing how and actually doing are not always...
    May 10 '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice

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