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Joined Jul 2, '05 - from 'Exactly where I want to be!'. He has '7' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'NICU/L&D, currently CFCN and Hospice!!'. Posts: 791 (8% Liked) Likes: 138

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  1. I think most people respect and treasure nurses who do that work and want to be there. However, do you want a nurse who...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. When you find a job you love, you'll never work a day in your life. However, when you find a job you hate, every day is...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. RN1023, I am so sorry you are going through this. I totally know where you are coming from. I've been a nurse for 8...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Speaking for myself, making a positive difference in someone's life had no bearing on the fact that I was miserable, sleep...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. You didn't lose your empathy; you were in a toxic environment where you subsequently had a crisis, a mental breakdown. ...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. only accept the extra shift on the last day of your pay period....
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I'm sorry but that is just hogwash. It is not unprofessional to not be available to answer the phone for any reason unless...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I believe in this: everyone is legally entitled to rest and meal periods. I believe in this: rest and meal periods should...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. It was my very first day of clinicals. I had visited the patient the night before to let her know I would be her student...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I was working in the NICU. Little guy had been born at 26 weeks and had a terrible course - bad head, bad gut and bad...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. My first experience with death was a 38 week fetal demise. Mom was Ok that AM in her OBGYN's office and then later that...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I remember a tiny, extremely contracted little lady with very advanced dementia. She was just like a little ball of a...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. It is your responsibility to your patients to initiate Safe Harbor or whatever your state requires if there is a situation...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. As others said, I wouldn't only because it's not necessary. If it were, and I thought it could save the persons life, I...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I am not in NP school so I don't know what are the kinds of things they teach you. Maybe you had to learn more because it...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I do not think that having more education is a bad thing at all. I do feel that the NCLEX for the ADN and BSN should be...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. I have been doing nursing foot care since 1982 and I have often told my clients that I provide a medical procedure and if...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Foot Care Nursing
  18. As has been pointed out a couple of times in this thread, the answer to your question depends on the roles of various...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  19. I wasn't replying directly to you, Race Mom. It was actually more towards where the entire thread was heading. Nowhere did...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  20. The law requires the hospice to share the POC and other relevant documentation with the SNF for continuity of care. Most of...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  21. But like Race explained, the hospice nurses are involved in weekly/biweekly IDG meetings, where they're privy to all aspects...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  22. But again, she didn't say anything about the role of other nurses. She was only clarifying the role of the hospice nurse. If...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  23. Okay, let's back up. Part of hospice is also providing care and services to family members. I have NEVER met a SNF or LTCF...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  24. The clear answer is, the SNF or LTCF should not have access to the hospice's EMR. What is to prevent them from accessing...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  25. She never said anything about what SNF nurses do and don't do for the patients. She was speaking only about what the role of...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  26. "One of the locations is very easy going, allows mini crisis kit, will allow verbal orders until signed one is faxed, will...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  27. Since you're on good terms with the ownership, go talk to them about it. They can't be aware of your difficulty if you...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  28. I didn't expect to be insulted and frowned upon during my very FIRST interview, but that is exactly what happened. This was...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  29. I'm not against education. What I am against is elitism in nursing, in which some nurses have sought to split the profession...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  30. I've not been a nurse for very long at all, and already I've had a figurative door slammed in my face more times than I can...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  31. I too was like you. I was burned out with school and did not want to get my BSN, but hospitals want the BSN so that's what I...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  32. I'm sorry this is happening to us. I have my own kids' college fees coming up soon. And I don't see the point of a BSN for...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  33. I have been feeling the same way about getting the BSN. I graduated in my mid 30s just a few years ago. I don't mind...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  34. Nursing was a second career for me. I have a previous 4 year degree and had a career in that area. Now I'm middle aged, 3...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  35. Woogy, fwiw, as someone with no dog in this race, I don't think you said anything wrong. IMO, Muno read into your post...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  36. I prefer medicool drills....
    Race Mom
    Forum: Foot Care Nursing
  37. Found at Medscape nurses: CARES: An Acronym Organized Tool for the Care of the Dying Bonnie Freeman, RN, MSN, ANP...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  38. My experience is that, more often than not, the patient knows, or has a pretty darn good idea of what's going on. When...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  39. Kudos to you wanting more knowledge/advice to seek effective pain relief for your patient. Each patient needs a personal...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  40. Once in nursing school I didn't advance a catheter far enough into a male patient and when I inflated the balloon, I knew...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. My response would be, "SRry, hammerrred." Every time. 😂😂😂
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Love it and all true. :up: Sometimes I wondered if they were trying to make us quit. :down: Someone 'higher up' at the...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. Management at my hospital, like a lot of places, upped nurse ratios throughout the hospital. I'm in ER where there is a huge...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. No one is saying that they don't do a great job. I am sure they do. But they are being hired because they work cheaper. Sort...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I think the issue is not that it's "not PC," but rather that it's likely illegal.
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Oh, one more. Not so much how stupid I looked, but a moment in which an unprofessional comment rolls off the tongue. ...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Typically when one wants to argue just for the sake of arguing I have found they will resort to pointing out grammar and...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Burn Nursing
  48. Woogy. Absolutely! It's been a long time since I worked in hospitals, but the good, secure in themselves physicians always...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  49. You realize there's a difference between a suggestion to the prescriber and prescribing, right?
    Race Mom
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  50. What in the world??? People get a grip!!! What's the difference in this posters question and a poster on wound forum asking...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Hospice Nursing


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