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  1. I take exception to the comment, "I'll even consider ADN programs." I don't know where people get the idea that it is...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. One of my classmates was 70, YES SEVEN ZERO. No one is too old. She had been an LVN for 30 years and wanted to achieve her...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Right? I'm turning 40 this year so I guess I better get to picking my nursing home. Our wonderful LTC nurses will be...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. im 65, two years ago I was working LTC, that preferred their DONs new grads., no experience, in that they could mold into...
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    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  5. Yep. I posted a problem with my clinical and my school found it and debated about kicking me out of school.
    gonzo1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. It's laughable that anyone would not know this. Seriously. It's just such a sad evolution of our society.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. For the most part, in my own opinion, I don't post things that would need to be "cleaned up". I'm in the midst of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Also, don't put your place of employment/school in your bios. Most hospitals, colleges, etc have bots that constantly are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. I have social media sites, but I follow the rule of not posting anything that I wouldn't want my parents, my children, my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. I closed down my Facebook several years ago as well. I have no desire to read about how someone's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Have posted this before, but I call them "just-in-case" pants. It goes over well with the 80-90 year old group."I know you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I have a funny story about this. I had a patient whose daughter is an RN. I always use "brief," "incontinence pad," etc. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Me too, I understood the idea of a diaper, pad, whatever, let them pee, then clean them and remove it! I have female...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. geesh, I got the OPs point from the first post, what do i have, super divining powers? or was she clearer than many of you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Oh no, I am not saying give them one then just walk away like putting them in a diaper and letting them lay in it, that is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Ok, so if we are talking about a capacity issue, baby diapers are filled with crystals that absorb massive amounts of urine....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. My buddy the ID doc says if you ride public transportation or go to movies you've probably got a positive skin test for TB.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. LOL! I just spewed Pepsi all over my keyboard. You, sir, are now on my spit list!
    gonzo1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. All of those patients that are in isolation precautions in the hospital? Yeah, they're out there in your community before...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Lots of us take care of patients with the flu that isn't diagnosed until later. This year's flu shot was definitely a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I use standard precautions and excellent hand hygiene. In addition to that, my work shoes are only for work and come off as...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I can't answer right now and be professional. Sorry
    gonzo1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I am going to try to be gentle here. DNR does not mean do not treat. All patients, regardless of code status, deserve...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Yes, you are so right, you don't know me! And with all that being said you don't know the UM either. See certain mornings...
    gonzo1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Your UM sounds like a loose cannon. Really, yelling?? That behavior is not even okay for my 4-year-old. :sarcastic: You...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Reminds me of a similar situation, the poor CNA, had bummed rides citing she was poor. Never offered to pay a nickel but...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Maybe I come from an unfriendly part of the country, but I cannot imagine a coworker just getting into my car at the end of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I don't mind doing favours for people but when they start to act entitled and imperious, that's the end. If they even...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. You don't even have to say "My circumstances have changed." Honestly, the first time one of them waited by my car without...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. I remembered a CNA I worked with at my first job. She was the CNA who oriented me and partnered with me. Easily the best...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. You can only be taken advantage of if you allow it to happen. With an attitude like what is being displayed by these two, I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Well, if Amy has a disability that precludes her from getting a driver's license, then perhaps she has avenues available to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Coffee on my computer screen removed.....and I thought I was just old and jaded.....HAAHAHAHAHA
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. This must be why I was never very popular in school..... because I would have been like, "Excuse me, why are you getting...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. First off, YOUR circumstances are your own, and everyone is an adult. So don't take blame for things that other adults do...
    gonzo1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. As I pick my jaw up off the floor...WOW. Um, when someone is doing you a favor, the appropriate response is "Thank you." ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I started going to counseling by myself to help me cope with his neglecting.
    gonzo1
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  38. Having worked in the fast food industry many moons ago, I can unequivocally tell you that the public is rude. Civility is a...
    gonzo1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. I think a lot of people do not understand what nurses do. We are always the scapegoats for everything. Doctor writes a bad...
    gonzo1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  40. This comment qualifies you as an idiot. I will accept the reprimand from moderators for saying so outloud and in print.
    gonzo1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  41. Never underestimate the ability of nurses to lack compassion for their own.
    gonzo1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  42. The study on pigs actually never proved that airborne transmission had in fact occurred. There is forty years of...
    gonzo1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  43. She deserves to win an enormous settlement -- she went to work one day, took care of the patients assigned to her with the...
    gonzo1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  44. The "Ebola Crisis" caused me a significant amount of distress. When my workplace started preparing, they gave us PPE that...
    gonzo1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  45. Several years ago, a nurse that I knew contracted a very virulent strain of cdiff when there was an outbreak of this...
    gonzo1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  46. There have been a lot of nasty comments on the internet about Nina Pham and her decision to sue. Some saying she's a gold...
    gonzo1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  47. Thank you, I'm giving it my best! I did change the device to a safer one as soon as employee told me what had happened (said...
    gonzo1
    Forum: Nurse Management
  48. Thanks for the heads up! I'll watch how I word that then ;)
    gonzo1
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  49. I hate when someone is admitted for cyclical vomiting syndrome- and then throw a fit about wanting to eat Cheetos and fast...
    gonzo1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Just remember most ERs, as well as EMS agencies do not have the ability to look down into an airway with a scope, nor do...
    gonzo1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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