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By malamud69

Joined May 10, '12. Posts: 375 (58% Liked) Likes: 664

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  1. I offer to contact the chaplain's service. The only "backlash against Christians" in the workplace I can imagine is people...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  2. I am sorry you are in this situation. Obviously your preceptor is only looking out for herself. Unfortunately, you did not...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Your preceptor lied to cover her own behind, and in the process she made you out to be the fall guy. She blatantly lied when...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Of course -- I've known several RNs who went on to medical school (including my father, back in the 1940s). But it is a...
    malamud69
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  5. I've never heard of there being any problems with the kind of scenario you describe. The physician felt he was safe for...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. More assessment... not enough info yet.
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. I don't think it's your responsibility to determine whether someone is a drug seeker or not. You can't decide whether...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. No, as a nurse it is about the patient, not the nurse's personal religious beliefs. Evangelizing to patients will quickly...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  9. You will find that minor variations won't signify too much in NCLEX. You'll be asked to remember what a K+ of 6.1 or 2.8...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. I don't think the discussions paint the worst picture but a picture of reality instead! You've got to want to play in bodily...
    malamud69
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. I would suggest buying an NCLEX book and doing as many practice questions as you can. This will help you learn how to answer...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. All I can say is that if my mother needed this done, I would tell her no, based on the outcomes I have seen.
    malamud69
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  13. As for the calcium chloride, it helps "protect" the heart. The extracellular potassium is shifting into the cells thanks to...
    malamud69
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  14. I'm also a new nurse working on a tele floor. I've seen this ordered many times for hyperkalemia. Insulin moves potassium...
    malamud69
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  15. Nope. I wouldn't be calling nayone. I have gotten pretty good at saying no and standing my ground.
    malamud69
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. No, I would not call the doc and I would tell the pt we will address it in the morning. I would further explain that a page...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I vent about my employer plenty. NEVER in front of patients though. I want them to not doubt me at all. (After all a happy...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. You know, as much as you hate your employer...you could be hating life 1,000 more if you have a termination on your record....
    malamud69
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. No its literal. I don't walk in and tell them hi I'm your nurse, by the way I hate my employer and this hospital, but if...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. I try not to whine *too much* in front of my patients. It doesn't reflect well on me or my employer. However, I am totally...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. I'm with ya...I play in a band, and several other activities. I used to be a carpenter, lots of tools. I like talking "guy...
    malamud69
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  22. Is it bad that I saw discussing drills as the most unbelievable part ? Im a guy and ive never hear any man discuss drills...
    malamud69
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  23. If they really wanted to help Medicare patients, they would investigate, and find out why certain hospitals have higher...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Perhaps it is this mentality...reducing nurses to fit a budget, that has lead these hospitals to have disproportionate...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Here's what I don't understand; the short shortsightedness behind this policy. Hospitals derive a good chunk, in some cases...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing News
  26. When I started nursing in 1981 in an ICU we did not use CNA's we did all the pt care ourselves. Today I work on a tele/med...
    malamud69
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  27. Our staffing on a med/surg/telemetry floor is close to this.
    malamud69
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  28. My workplace is cutting costs by reducing the use of CNAs. The theory? Nurses can do anything aides can do, but the...
    malamud69
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  29. There's this illusion that it is "water vapor" which is such a crock. It is akin to lighting a glade plug in up and...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  30. Very unprofessional
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  31. Start your search now. The act of actively job hunting will help your morale. It can take a long time to find another,...
    malamud69
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  32. Eric Hoffer-'Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.'
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  33. I think it's yet one more example of homophobia, xenophobia, anti-semitism and racism being permitted under the guise of...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  34. Of course it's our duty as nurses to help people who are sick. I don't think anyone is advocating just letting psych patents...
    malamud69
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  35. Because the bill of goods that's primarily sold is that the general ed. from a bachelor's degree and the critical thinking...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Well I guess I'm an anomaly 'cause I was raised dirt poor and was still taught my manners, to be humble, and that medicine...
    malamud69
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  37. I like the "lower" socioeconomic and education people. They are usually more appreciative, and usually need the MOST help.
    malamud69
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  38. Really dusky.. er, I mean Red. Radiation markers are far from tattoos. They are a reference point for medical treatment....
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I doubt you would win or get anything changed. About 10 years ago we had a nurse who reported this exact behavior by a...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. :yes: The "dumbing down" of America is alive and well, and at least in what I have witnessed, started in the late...
    malamud69
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  41. I partially agree, yes the American people hold some of the blame, but the reason we are that way it's in part due to our...
    malamud69
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  42. liberated847 I agree our politicians are bought and sold, however I think the blame for this falls squarely on the...
    malamud69
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  43. I'm in favor of raising the minimum wage. Although I'm fortunate to be an RN with a livable wage I also feel bad for those...
    malamud69
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  44. But until there's a generation in charge that supports tattoos anywhere and everywhere...it doesn't matter what anyone...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I don't care if this is homework or not. Tattoos are tacky , should not be allowed in any professional place of...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I like feet!
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. The push for Magnet status and BSN Only is rooted firmly in fraud. As usual, this Wall Street scam has many players and...
    malamud69
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  48. so i didnt read the other responses from everyone, forgive me if i am radical. i would call him out and get all up in that...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. My observation over the years (decades) has been that lots of nurses don't take good care of themselves, physically or...
    malamud69
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  50. Let me guess, you think that all HCW returning from ebola missions in Africa should be quarantined for 21 days regardless of...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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