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By TJ'sMOM

Joined Sep 17, '12. Posts: 8 (50% Liked) Likes: 12

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  1. How about the doctor orders a standard dose Ie 2mg MSO4 or 2mg of dilaudid, etc. Problem solved! Instead we waste medicine...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. All of that would be wonderful and all well and good if people actually had time to do all of those things. I know that the...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  3. I could read this order five times and still get it wrong... 2mg tablets of Warfarin. Give 1.5 tabs on M,W,F. That's 3 mg...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  4. Certainly nurses can and do make all of the above errors BUT...maybe places should use actual nurses for med administration...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  5. In my state, we do not use med techs. What is a med tech scope of practice, are they educated like nurses? Do they...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. Why is it required to document in THREE places? I can understand narc book and on the MAR, but why would it need to be...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  7. Did you ever have a moment like this? :mask: Happy Halloween everyone! Click Like if you enjoyed it. Please...
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    Toon Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  8. Ask your NM if you need an order to change diapers, bath a patient, apply skin lotion, brush their teeth and provide...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. I agree that you acted with the intent of providing comfort for the patient who was in the process of actively dying. ...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. I mean, you could have just as soon reached in and scooped it out with a swab or toothbrush. You don't need a doctor's...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Dumbfounded, I am. I can understand if you did deep suctioning (endotracheal); facilities and RTs can be weird about who...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. I spoke to my DON and she advised me to attach my own written statement to the write up. She said signing the write up only...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. Agreed...WTH?? I would not want to work in that enviornment. I am a bad nurse for making my patient clean, comfortable,...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. I am gob smacked. DNR doesn't mean NO care or let's do our best to kill them quickest. I am also confused why any order...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. We have SO many fake seizures it's ridiculous! There are 2 inmates who always manage to have "seizures" within 10 minutes...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  16. One of my favored methods for sorting out the real from the fake was an ammonia inhalant. Broken and waved under the nose...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  17. You were right on the money! I gained more insight from your response and try to post this(emphaise try as i just lost my...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  18. I am an LPN and worked in a level 2 correctional facility for 11 months. The Prison's doctor was a wonderfully smart man...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  19. I work weekends with no provider, just me and another nurse. I also would be doing nothing but sending IMs out to the...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  20. I would also suggest having an officer present outside of the door for safety and observational purposes. At the last Jail...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  21. Chest pain offenders are a phenomenon any correctional nurse is all too familiar with! I will preface my answer with one...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  22. If you can find no clinical proof other than subjective chest pain, then you can start asking about psychological issues...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  23. Your tips are very helpful. I am having some difficulty with some patients who complain of chest pain, but don't show any...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  24. Get a clinical assessment book that focuses on quick and dirty triage with emphasis on objective assessments. If it is...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  25. I am so sorry to hear that you are struggling with orientation schedules........every place is different. But here is my...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  26. I can tell you my opinion from the LVN point of view - Pros - - a lot of skills that you do not get to use in a...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  27. Actually there is a wide variety of clinical conditions see in the prison system. I do not think it is a good location for...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  28. I think the moral of the story was that even the unkind deserve the best care you're able to give.
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  29. In some ways being a nurse is like being a defense lawyer. Every convicted person deserves an impartial defense. The guilty...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  30. I don't know. I feel like the moral of this story is that even patients who are raging tools die. Everyone has to die...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  31. Yes well.......corporate America is alive and well in healthcare. Healthcare is about 20% of the GNP and BILLIONS of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. Getting so upset over a group project is not worth it, at one time I considered going back for a BSN to my alma matar, they...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. I think you are being too sensitive. Also these group projects are more about learning to play well together because...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. OP, OK, so you think business can be cutthroat? Listen, live, and learn. Nursing is mostly run and worked by women of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. Shrug it off! If it doesn't effect your grade and you spoke to your teacher then just move on! I work with a nurse or two...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. I can understand the irritation. There are some fiercely competitive people out there who would do anything to get ahead,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. Set schedule. Mon-Fri 8am to 3:30pm. No weekends, no holidays, summers off and still have paycheck. = School Nurse. :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I do have a set schedule, but that is extremely rare in the hospital setting. I have it because I am in school and like...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. When it (the followup article) talks repeatedly about the vital medication... I wonder if the med was prescribed for the...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  40. That's crazy...is Hitler still alive?
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    Forum: Nursing News
  41. There's got to be more to that story than that. I'm sure he didn't die because no one gave him water. Also one could...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  42. I was accepted to three regional state universities prior to graduating from high school 13 years ago. Although I was the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I agree that people tend to study more if they have a financial stake. It is ok to keep a job you like and that works for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. This is a toughie. I understand the wish to not saddle your child with enormous debt after school, especially since he'll...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. At 17 I got a full ride scholarship to a prestigious college. Like an idiot two years in I "fell in love" and left the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I agree with the above poster. You are doing your son a disservice if you do not plan to allow him to work at all because he...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Obviously, she didn't like the fact that she got her hands dirty cleaning the poop. You'll find in many workplaces the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I was fortunate where I worked; we never had an issue with answering call lights. If a light went off, the staff would...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. The patient to CNA ratio in the hospital can be more than slightly unfair. I worked on a cardiac step-down unit and our...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. The only time I get mad at the cnas is if they are some where hey aren't suppose to be and call lights are going off.....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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