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By Paul'in'FL

Joined Sep 14, '12. Posts: 45 (73% Liked) Likes: 116

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  1. We paid off about 80k in 5 years, a bs and bsn for me, a ba for him. We used the snowball method a previous poster...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Ah yes, everyone must get a prize or a ribbon so no one's feelings get hurt. Why do you feel that honouring someone who...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Wahhh!!! I didn't pay for a test and study for it and take it and now I'm not getting the benefit of doing so like those...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Saying, in a sincere voice, "I am very concerned that you're not able to do that. I'll be calling the case manager to look...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. When confronted with the patient who feels it is "the nurse's job" to wipe the patient's butt even though the patient is...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Hey, read my post carefully. I said I know LPNs who are way better nurses than RNs and I LOVE LPNs! And I didn't degrade...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. I am afraid to keep reading this for fear of catching something!
    Paul'in'FL
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Straight up... I'm in it for the money and the security. Sometimes I like it, mostly I tolerate it, and on occasion I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I agree. I think if more people treated nursing like a job and not a calling, we wouldn't have as many complaints as we...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. If one tends to live beyond their means, they will tend to do so no matter how much they make. The retail cashier who spent...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Thank you for the update, and I'm glad he's getting palliative care! It really sounds like the right thing for this...
    Paul'in'FL
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  12. If the patient is a 1:1, and you have a hospital policy on that as well, the tech should never have been pulled. It sounds...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Nope! This was in peds (kid was 20 tho) and we rarely give dilaudid and always give meds based on weight in kg. The doc had...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I never said to follow unsafe orders. But it's not your call to refuse to follow an order just because you don't agree with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. When they stop letting patients run the show then perhaps this is a reasonable request.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I must be thankful for attentive nurses like you with your long tenure of experience. You have figured out the inner fiscal...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. The horror of people dying left and right from infectious diseases has become such a distant memory that people simply...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. I think you nailed it! "The princess as I see it is the nurse who is allowed to demand and receive privileges and the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I'm painting with a broad, anecdotal paintbrush here-- but in my experience many MD's/psychologists drawn to the psychiatric...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. I kknow I'm kinda cynical but spending a little extra time periodically re-assessing your pt, maybe advocating for a lab or...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. The answer seems blindingly obvious to me, but as I'm on the outside looking in, I have that advantage. Your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Your options from here are: Learn from this experience and find a new job. Your start date is always the day you actually...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. But I bet you were the only one on probation expressing the concerns. Employer has a bunch of troublemakers. Employer...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. To reinforce what some others have mentioned: The schedule they gave you is pretty lousy for many people. But- it's not...
    Paul'in'FL
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. Let's be reasonable and keep everything in perspective. You have to realize that you are working in a psychiatric ward. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  26. Really? You're going to bring politics into this and blame the President? Also, I think you mean "advice" instead of...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  27. When I first started my career I worked with 2 LPN's. One I would put up against any RN and most doctors as far as her...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  28. I don't plan to. I don't need to for what I want to do. I hear it all the time too, or its just implied that of course, I'll...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  29. Have to make the cutomer happy, not what is best for the patient....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Same for most healthcare facilities I've worked at...light duty reserved for on the job/worker's comp injuries or illness. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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