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By malamud69

Joined May 10, '12. Posts: 356 (59% Liked) Likes: 615

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  1. Nope. I wouldn't be calling nayone. I have gotten pretty good at saying no and standing my ground.
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. 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...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. If they really wanted to help Medicare patients, they would investigate, and find out why certain hospitals have higher...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Perhaps it is this mentality...reducing nurses to fit a budget, that has lead these hospitals to have disproportionate...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Our staffing on a med/surg/telemetry floor is close to this.
    malamud69
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Very unprofessional
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. 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
  18. Eric Hoffer 'Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.'
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. I like the "lower" socioeconomic and education people. They are usually more appreciative, and usually need the MOST help.
    malamud69
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. :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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. I like feet!
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. First, 50-60% is in healthy adults. It's around 80% for children. It's very low for the elderly, and at least one study (I...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Using different viral strains does not a new medication make.
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. It astounds me that people still have a problem with the flu vaccine. Did you guys not take microbiology? It doesn't matter...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Hello!! Hated the hospital? Clinicals bored you? HAVE NO FEAR! Nurses are needed EVERYWHERE. This is meant to inspire my...
    malamud69
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  41. CNA experience is extremely valuable and important. There are many threads discussing it, please do a search. Good...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. Last night was a perfect shift. Great crew on. Enough nurses. 100% nice, polite, walkie-talkie patients on the unit...
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Having a full staff would be a start.
    malamud69
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I, too, believe that the definition of a death with dignity is determined by the patient. The person that inspired this...
    malamud69
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  45. Perhaps everyone has a different definition of dignity. If I have a disease that robs me of my ability to feed myself and...
    malamud69
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  46. Fear Ebola? Stop eating junk food and soda pop, cut back on sugar, cook balanced meals at home, and start exercising. ...
    malamud69
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  47. In my opinion, you have to laugh at it. Laughing at the absurdity of some of the situations we find ourselves in makes it...
    malamud69
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  48. Personally for me, this is why I love to float, the prospect of not having the same patients for three shifts in a row or...
    malamud69
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  49. Thank you so much for reminding us of the NRA's favorite talking point. Too bad it's not true. According to the recent...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  50. Are you anticipating a gun fight fight when you bring your gun to work at the hospital? I a not starting an argument but...
    malamud69
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism


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