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  1. A "three strikes" policy re: med errors is absurd. All it will result in is nurses who lie and are good at covering their...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Long-term care nursing is a specialty that involves helping patients who need extended care as they deal with chronic...
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    Article Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. do you mean hip fractures post surgery? post ORIF or THR? I work on a surgical/orthopaedic ward in Ireland ( on nights )......
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. In addition to Talino's suggestions, I add: "A SCSA is required to be performed when a terminally ill resident enrolls in a...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  5. I'm sure nothing like this ever happens, right? ;) check out more nursing cartoons: About A Nurse Cartoon you can find...
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    Toon Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  6. I'd have her go talk with nursing schools - BSN and ADN. Since she is in high school, I would not have her go the...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. alternet august 18, 2011 a radical new definition of addiction creates a big storm a sweeping new definition of...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Just playing devils advocate here..don't get to quick with the flaming.. Your car breaks down..you take it to the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I would say yes, but then immediately note that it was dismissed by a higher authority.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Glad we can agree (i mean it) on the whole, just hate to see someone feel that they are being "made" to better themselves...
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    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  11. I actually wouldn't be that concerned about a COPDer satting in the high 80's..they need a lower O2/higher CO2 to keep their...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Quite a few NS threads lately, so I thought I would share a few things I've learned. I'm a former phlebotomist/EMT/UAU...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Never clock out and work for free! It is not volunteer work, so you should be paid. What if something happens to someone...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Its a sad and indisputable fact that our society is becoming increasingly rude and narcissistic. The emphasis now is on an...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. I think you will find that most of the "get out now" advice is offered around unsafe or questionable hospital/clinic/LTC...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Please, please, PLEASE!!! Do not wait so long to take your NCLEX. Each day that goes by is another tidbit of information...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Why wait? Take the NCLEX ASAP and focus on getting that 1st nursing job
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I would agree with others. Focus more on the studying and write your NCLEX sooner. I had 4 months between when I graduated...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. It's called depression. Go see a doctor. Will reply later, after work. Peace!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. hAHA -not a real nurse! oKAY First of all....other units often call our unit for help when they get old SCI patients to...
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    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  21. Clearly you are not over reacting. I am sorry your going through this and wish with you that this is a minor finding. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Physical Rehabilitation. Love it! You got your: adults, can talk to them and educate, see something new everyday, work with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I have regularly passed a massive amount of meds on a unit of 44. Without errors and on time. Yes, it takes practice, and...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. thanks, heron. i am sooo not understanding the gray areas for some. it really should be cut and dried. thankfully, the...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  25. I'm as much a relativist as the next liberal, but to me this seems cut and dried. As long as the professional relationship...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  26. I think if you want to contact her, you should try to catch her at work. I equate contacting her through her personal,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. As far as I'm concerned, this is just another reason why national licensure would be a bad idea. My state is pretty strict...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  28. Passing around dixie cups...do we want cherry burst or pink lemonade! Good thoughts to all :)
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. I've stayed broadly in one branch of nursing cardiac rehabilitation for almost my whole career. But I've managed to...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. As I walk into this tiny room and glanced in the crib placed in the corner, I found myself staring at this little angel. An...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I also have my BS in biology and am starting a fall AAS program for my RN. After this I will be most likely skipping the BSN...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. You would not be human or have much of a heart if this didn't bother you. It is a loss of the future, and of hope for all...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  33. This may get a little long but I wanted to share this story with y'all about an experience my family had/has with a very...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. “They like to do the tasky things” Good thing they do! While nursing schools are still trying to make students...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  35. Cool, the more I search online, the more I find. I don't think I have 1,000 hours, and it looks like it may take up to 4,000...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  36. I've been in this business for more years than I'd care to admit and never have I seen a tube placed simply to get a patient...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  37. Wow. I can feel your frustration. Being on two sides once a CNA and now a new nurse. Sometimes the CNA are bitter and...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  38. Hi I know what you mean about the RNAs being pulled and restorative being responsible for everything. We get pulled to work...
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    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  39. It would be great if we could keep this thread going. Being a Restorative Nurse is rewarding and can be fun and at the same...
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    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  40. That sounds reasonable to me. We only have to chart weekly because that is what corporate has said we must do.
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  41. Hi sitcomnurse thanks for the reply will check it out please stay in touch
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    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  42. shift change. lights blinked and bells dinged in front of almost every room on the 40-bed telemetry unit as day shifters...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. In my facility we have a daily flow sheet for each resident on a Restorative program. The RNA documents the # of minutes...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  44. There will definately need to be some sort of work sheet for the CNA's who work rehab residents. If machines are applied,...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  45. Try doing a google search for Restorative Nursing Program Guidelines. I just did and got 190,000 hits and some of the first...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  46. Baby Lady, I agree with you. A student nurse is held accountable to the level of her training at the time. Obviously if you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  48. My thoughts are a bit different after working the past 28 years off and on in long term care: The Charge Nurses the role...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  49. I suggest you check with rehab hospitals in your area that might offer a CRRN review course. My rehab unit teleconferenced...
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    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  50. I suggest you check with rehab hospitals in your area that might offer a CRRN review course. My rehab unit teleconferenced...
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    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing


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